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iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) —  The House Intelligence Committee Wednesday formally outlined a framework for its probe into Russian tampering in the 2016 election. The investigation will examine alleged communication between Moscow and the campaigns, as well as possible leaks by the intelligence community, according to an unclassified summary released by the committee. In January, then-President-elect Trump conceded […]

iStock/Thinkstock(CATANIA, Italy) — One day after eruptions from Europe’s largest volcano, new drone footage has captured Mount Etna in Sicily spewing lava and ash into the sky. Watch the video here: ABC Breaking News | Latest News Videos Copyright © 2017, ABC Radio. All rights reserved. Powered by WPeMatico

MarkRubens/iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — A report issued by the United Nations-mandated Independent International Commission of Inquiry on Syria confirmed that war crimes were committed by “all parties” in the battle for control over Aleppo last year. The battle for the city raged from July through December and resulted in what the U.N.-sponsored report called “unparalleled suffering […]

Ingram Publishing/Thinkstock(VATICAN CITY) — The only sex abuse survivor active on the pope’s commission on abuse has dropped out. Irishwoman Marie Collins has resigned in frustration from the Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors, a committee Pope Francis set up three years ago to look into better protection for children from sex abuse in […]

Photo by Nicolas Kovarik/IP3/Getty Images(PARIS) — French presidential candidate Francois Fillon will remain in the race despite announcing that he is under formal investigation. Fillon is a center-right candidate who has spent weeks fighting allegations that his wife was paid for work she did not do. On Wednesday, Fillon called the claims “a political assassination.” […]

Ondrooo/iStock/Thinkstock(NEW SOUTH WALES, Australia) — Many new parents use props and signs to photograph their children’s milestones. But that wasn’t enough for one mom in Australia. Amy Purling creates milestone cards for premature babies. The idea was inspired by her own experiences with her son, James, who was a preemie in February 2016. “He was […]

Max Mumby/Indigo/Getty Images(LONDON) — Duchess Kate on Tuesday met with sick children and their families at a London children’s hospital, continuing her growing charitable work. Kate, 35, dressed in a blue, fringed Rebecca Taylor peplum suit, greeted children and families at Evelina London Children’s Hospital and helped to open a new facility to house the […]

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — On Capitol Hill, it seems that not a day goes by without another lawmaker — usually but not always a Democrat — calling for an investigation, special prosecutor or independent commission to delve into the alleged contacts between the Trump campaign, transition and administration and Russian government officials. Sources have told ABC News […]

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Tech billionaire Elon Musk, founder of the pioneering space transport company SpaceX, has announced a mission to fly two people to the moon next year in what would be a landmark moment for space travel. Many details about the mission, announced Monday, have yet to be revealed, including who the two “private […]

ABCNews.com(WASHINGTON) — There are three reviews underway into the SEAL Team Six raid in Yemen last month that killed William “Ryan” Owens and some civilians, the Pentagon said Monday. Owens was killed during a Jan. 29 nighttime raid targeting a rural compound in southern Yemen believed to be a key planning location for al-Qaeda in […]


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