As White House debates validity of climate report, local officials already at work

As White House debates validity of climate report, local officials already at work

Leaders in communities off the coast of Virginia are not debating whether climate change is real. The area of Virginia known as Hampton Roads has already been experiencing some of the worst conditions on the East Coast attributed to climate change, as rising sea levels contribute to worsening flooding and struggling infrastructure. Residents experience frequent…
Iowa jogger’s alleged killer pleads not guilty

Iowa jogger’s alleged killer pleads not guilty

The accused killer of Iowa jogger Mollie Tibbetts appeared in court Wednesday where he pleaded not guilty to first-degree murder, one month after he was arrested for allegedly killing the 20-year-old college student. Interested in Mollie Tibbetts? Add Mollie Tibbetts as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Mollie Tibbetts news, video,…
Dam breach raises concerns about coal ash flowing into North Carolina river

Dam breach raises concerns about coal ash flowing into North Carolina river

Duke Energy says a dam at a power plant in Wilmington, North Carolina has been breached, raising concerns that water contaminated with byproducts of burning coal could flow into the Cape Fear River. Interested in Hurricane Florence? Add Hurricane Florence as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Hurricane Florence news, video,…
Florence pummels NC coast: In flooded New Bern, 150 people need rescue

Florence pummels NC coast: In flooded New Bern, 150 people need rescue

Hurricane Florence is pummeling the North Carolina coastline, nearing landfall with life-threatening storm surges and hurricane-force winds. Interested in Hurricane Florence? Add Hurricane Florence as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Hurricane Florence news, video, and analysis from ABC News. As North Carolina residents brace for the impact of the Category…
Trump report on school safety doesn’t meet demands of Parkland student activists

Trump report on school safety doesn’t meet demands of Parkland student activists

President Donald Trump's federal commission on school safety concluded in a report released Tuesday that raising the age to buy firearms probably wouldn't stop the next school shooting because attackers often procure guns illegally. The group suggested instead that schools consider arming themselves and do more to address mental health issues among its students, including…
This front-runner for governor is a vocal supporter of single-payer, sometimes

This front-runner for governor is a vocal supporter of single-payer, sometimes

This is a Kaiser Health News story. Interested in Health Care Overhaul? Add Health Care Overhaul as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Health Care Overhaul news, video, and analysis from ABC News. Twenty minutes before the only scheduled 2018 California’s gubernatorial debate, Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom rolled into the San…
On-the-ground video shows Hurricane Florence’s impact

On-the-ground video shows Hurricane Florence’s impact

Hurricane Florence made landfall Friday morning near Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina, but the storm's impact had already been felt for hours as the bands around the eye were wreaking havoc through the night. More than 1 million people were under mandatory evacuation orders that went into place at varying times in the days before the…
House Republicans plan to question Comey, release report in DOJ oversight probe

House Republicans plan to question Comey, release report in DOJ oversight probe

They’ve spent months directing their investigative firepower at the Justice Department, sparring with senior law enforcement officials over documents and raising questions about the Hillary Clinton email and Trump-Russia probes in what Democrats have decried as an effort to undermine special counsel Robert Mueller. Interested in James Comey? Add James Comey as an interest to…
Atwood writing ‘Handmaid’s Tale’ sequel, out in 2019

Atwood writing ‘Handmaid’s Tale’ sequel, out in 2019

Thanks to public demand, and a certain American president, Margaret Atwood is writing a sequel to her million-selling "The Handmaid's Tale." "The Testaments" will be published next September by Nan A. Talese/Doubleday, the publisher announced Wednesday. The book is set 15 years after the final scene of Offred, narrator of "The Handmaid's Tale." Atwood's novel…
Mueller investigation cost tops $25 million: DOJ report

Mueller investigation cost tops $25 million: DOJ report

Special counsel Robert Mueller's team investigating Russian interference in the 2016 election reported spending more than $25 million through Sep. 30, according to the latest Justice Department filing, including $8.5 million over the last six-month reporting period. Last month, President Donald Trump, without citing any documentation, accused Mueller of "wasting more than $40,000,000" on an…

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