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Black Mothers' Touching Plea for Clinton

The Mothers of the Movement, a group of black women who have lost their children or husbands to violence, spoke at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia.

New York Times · 21 hours ago

STRONG STORM: Video captures lightning bolt striking Empire State Building

NEW YORK – A frame of the video shared by journalist Henrik Moltke shows the bolt striking near the top of the skyscraper Monday. Moltke says he saw the storm approaching from his office window and captured the strike by balancing his phone against the glass. He says he "was just lucky." Lightning ... · 19 hours ago

Body Camera Captures FL Sheriff's Deputy Escort Woman, 3 Kids to Safety During Domestic Incident

Body camera footage has captured a sheriff's deputy's perspective of what happened when he responded to a domestic quarrel-turned-shooting at a residence in Deltona, Florida. In part of the dramatic footage, obtained by ABC News today, a Volusia County sheriff's deputy is seen dragging a woman, who ...

ABC News · 28 hours ago

Prosthetic leg stolen from boy, 4, at California beach

RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA, Calif. -- A 4-year-old Southern California boy visiting the beach for the first time had his prosthetic leg stolen but hundreds of people have reached out to help him replace the limb.

CNEWS · 21 hours ago

Hunger, Heat and Storms

Desperate to escape some of the heat, protesters cooled off on Monday when the Philadelphia Fire Department opened fire hydrants near the Wells Fargo Center on the first day of the Democratic National Convention.

New York Times · 28 hours ago

Stranded Hikers Rescued From Soberanes Fire

Cal Fire said the 8 men were hungry and thirsty after being rescued from the south side of the fire near Big Sur. · 16 hours ago

Dozens rescued from sinking fishing boat off Alaska

Two Good Samaritan vessels rescued 46 people Tuesday night who abandoned their sinking fishing boat in the Bering Sea off Alaska's Aleutian Islands, the Coast Guard said. There were no reports of any injuries as the crew members were transferred from life rafts to the merchant ships, in a fairly ... · 14 hours ago

Pretrial motions heard for fifth officer in prisoner death

BALTIMORE –   Pretrial motions are scheduled to begin for a Baltimore police officer facing criminal charges in the arrest and subsequent death of a young man black whose neck was broken in a police van. Officer Garrett Miller faces assault, misconduct in office and reckless endangerment charges ... · 18 hours ago

Suspected Mass Murderer Grins at Thronging Media

The man suspected of stabbing dead 19 people in a disabled care facility outside Tokyo, Japan, smiled at the media as he was transported in a police van. · 16 hours ago

Dozens of Philando Castile Protesters Arrested

Philando Castile was fatally shot by police during a traffic stop in Falcon Heights, Minnesota. Courtesy Of Castile Family Saint Paul Police arrested more than 70 people for allegedly blocking traffic and refusing to leave the area outside the residence on Tuesday and early Wednesday, according to a ... · 15 hours ago