National News

Sarah Palin speaks out after being 'duped' into spoof interview by Sacha Baron Cohen
July 13, 2018

ABC News(NEW YORK) — Former Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin spoke out about being “duped” into a spoof interview with…

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FEMA unprepared, understaffed in facing 2017 hurricane season, report says
July 13, 2018

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — No tarps, no cots, and fewer than 200 blue roofs. That is what the Federal Emergency Management Administration’s…

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Teen spends 10 hours treading water after a rip current swept him out to sea
July 12, 2018

Kirk Spataro(ST. SIMON’S ISLAND, La.) — A 19-year-old Louisiana teen spent 10 hours in the open sea after a rip current…

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Schlitterbahn water slide where 10-year-old boy was killed to be torn down, park officials say
July 12, 2018

ABC News(KANSAS CITY, Kan.) — Officials have approved plans to tear down Schlitterbahn water slide in Kansas City that killed a…

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A single fingerprint led to arrest in cold case murder of elderly woman 31 years later
July 12, 2018

Robeson County Sheriffs Office(ROBESON COUNTY, Calif.) — A single fingerprint and the actions of an “above and beyond” deputy led investigators…

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Artist without arms accused of stabbing tourist with scissors
July 12, 2018

Miami-Dade Department of Corrections (MIAMI BEACH, Fla.) — A homeless artist without arms has been arrested for allegedly stabbing a tourist…

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Mother, daughter killed when 800-pound boulder fell off truck, smashed their car; driver in custody: Police
July 12, 2018

KSTP(ROSEMOUNT, Minn.) — A mother and daughter died when a roughly 800-pound boulder fell off a truck and smashed into their…

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Woman abandoned at birth discovers she has multiple siblings who were also deserted by mother
July 12, 2018

ABC News(COEUR D’ALENE, Idaho) — One early morning in 1987, staff at a local hospital in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, noticed an…

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US service member killed in Afghanistan marks second American combat death in one week
July 12, 2018

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — A U.S. service member was killed in eastern Afghanistan on Thursday due to wounds sustained during a combat operation,…

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Police officer who stood by as man harassed woman in Puerto Rican T-shirt resigns
July 12, 2018

ABC News(CHICAGO) — The police officer who appeared to stand by and do nothing as a man harassed a woman wearing…

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