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The important advice Stephen Hawking gave to his children

The important advice Stephen Hawking gave to his children

Chris Williamson/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Several years before his death, Stephen Hawking revealed the special advice he gave his children as they navigated the many complexities of human life. The famed theoretical physicist and bestselling author was asked in a 2010 interview with ABC News’ Diane Sawyer on World News […]

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Parkland students endure emotional and physical wounds a month after massacre

Parkland students endure emotional and physical wounds a month after massacre

ABC News(PARKLAND, Fla.) — Some students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School say their emotional and physical wounds remain raw a month after a shooting spree left 17 dead on their campus.  “I can’t believe it’s been one month. It just … it seems like it was just yesterday,” 14-year-old […]

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Family accuses United Airlines flight attendant of knowingly stuffing dog in bin, where it died

Family accuses United Airlines flight attendant of knowingly stuffing dog in bin, where it died

ABC News(HOUSTON) — A mother and daughter whose puppy died while flying United are alleging that a flight attendant knowingly forced the animal into an overhead bin. And now Catalina Robledo and her young daughter, Sophia Ceballos, are saying the flight attendant responsible is lying about the encounter that killed […]

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Students across the country and around the world to take part in National School Walkout today

Students across the country and around the world to take part in National School Walkout today

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Students across the country and around the world are expected to take part in a National School Walkout Wednesday in a call on Congress to pass tighter gun control laws. The ENOUGH National School Walkout will be held this morning — exactly one month after the mass […]

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Puerto Rico town gets new bridge six months after hurricane washed away old one

Puerto Rico town gets new bridge six months after hurricane washed away old one

ABC News(NEW YORK) — It’s been nearly six months since Hurricane Maria slammed into Puerto Rico, and while many communities are still struggling, one is celebrating a small victory. When Maria made landfall Sept. 20, a bridge connecting 60 familes to Utuado, a town of about 33,000 two hours southwest […]

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Solar storm set to hit Earth isn’t cause for concern, expert says

Solar storm set to hit Earth isn’t cause for concern, expert says

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — A solar storm likely to hit the Earth this week might make a pretty light show in the sky, but is likely to occur without causing any of the harm that some doomsayers are warning of. Solar storms are large eruptions of electromagnetic radiation from the sun […]

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Parents of NYC helicopter crash victim sue pilot for negligence

Parents of NYC helicopter crash victim sue pilot for negligence

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — The parents of one of the victims killed in a helicopter crash in New York City’s East River have filed a lawsuit against the pilot, Liberty Helicopters and other operators, claiming the defendants were negligent. Five people drowned after the tourist helicopter plunged into the frigid East […]

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Teacher accidentally fires gun at school

Teacher accidentally fires gun at school

iStock/Thinkstock(SEASIDE, Calif.) — A California teacher is believed to have accidentally fired his weapon in a classroom today. Seaside police officers were summoned to Seaside High School Tuesday after the teacher, who was teaching a public safety class, discharged the weapon, police said in a statement. Officials said one student […]

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Cops field 265 calls in response to package bombs ‘constructed by the same bombmaker’

Cops field 265 calls in response to package bombs ‘constructed by the same bombmaker’

iStock / Thinkstock(AUSTIN, Texas) — The package bombs in Austin, Texas, that killed two people over 11 days were “constructed by the same bombmaker,” Austin Police Chief Brian Manley said on “Good Morning America” on Tuesday. “There are some specific components that we won’t go into the details to protect […]

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Victims of NYC helicopter crash all drowned: Medical examiner

Victims of NYC helicopter crash all drowned: Medical examiner

WABC(NEW YORK) — The five passengers killed when a tourist helicopter plunged into the frigid East River of New York City on Sunday all died from drowning, according to the city medical examiner. The cause of death was released as the investigation of the crash by the National Transportation Safety […]

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