ABC News: Top Stories
ABC News: Top Stories
Posted: June 18, 2013, 7:24 am
Posted: June 18, 2013, 5:58 am
The owners of 7-Eleven franchises in New York and Virginia have been targeted today for creating a "modern day plantation system" in which undocumented workers were furnished with stolen identities and forced to work one hundred hours a week for a fraction of their wages, according to a federal authorities.
Posted: June 18, 2013, 3:46 am
Confessed hitman John Martorano, who has admitted killing 20 people, told a Boston court today that he was testifying against his alleged former mob boss James "Whitey" Bulger because "it broke my heart" to discover Bulger was an FBI informant.
Posted: June 18, 2013, 3:42 am
Emergency room doctors say they are 'astounded'; 99 percent of people would die in a seven-story fall. Height, surface where the victim lands and the part of the body that hits ground first are the best prognosticators for survival.
Posted: June 18, 2013, 2:43 am
A 70-year-old man "voluntarily" walked into a London police station today and received a caution for assault related to the photos published in a British tabloid of celebrity chef Nigella Lawson in a physical confrontation with a man who appears to be her husband, art and advertising magnate Charles Saatchi, police said.
Posted: June 18, 2013, 2:02 am
The newly-released trailer for “The Wolf of Wall Street,” starring Leonardo DiCaprio, gives a first glimpse at Martin Scorsese’s new crime thriller about the wealth of Wall Street moguls in the 1990s. “The Wolf of Wall Street” is based on the memoir of former stockbroker Jordan Belfort,...
Posted: June 18, 2013, 12:27 am
A 15-year-old boy is recovering after he was was attacked by a shark earlier today at Surfside Beach in Texas.
Posted: June 18, 2013, 12:06 am
Britney Spears may be one of the biggest superstars on the planet, but to her kids, she’s just “mom.” “My sons are 6 and 7, so they’re just now getting to the stage where you can’t kiss mommy in front of friends,” she told Ryan...
Posted: June 17, 2013, 11:20 pm
Posted: June 17, 2013, 11:09 pm
An "unstable" passenger aboard a flight from Hong Kong to Newark, N.J., was arrested and hospitalized after causing a disturbance on the plane and linking himself to Edward Snowden, the NSA leaker.
Posted: June 17, 2013, 11:00 pm
A 3-week-old kitten survived a 1,000-mile trip across two states inside the engine of a Honda Fit and is expected to make a full recovery. “I was concerned about this kitten because it had been in the car engine for two to three days,” Julia...
Posted: June 17, 2013, 10:02 pm
The three minor children of a man whose suicide was broadcast live on television are suing Fox News Channel, claiming that watching the footage of their father shooting himself in the head has left them emotionally traumatized.
Posted: June 17, 2013, 9:38 pm
A former housekeeper violated the Waffle House chairman's privacy by recording sex tapes of the two in an attempt to prove that he allegedly demanded sex acts from her, a Georgia judge ruled.
Posted: June 17, 2013, 9:28 pm
Posted: June 17, 2013, 8:29 pm
A New York City Fire Department dispatcher stayed on the phone with a patient in need of help for eight hours as authorities rushed to locate her. A 911 call came into the system at 12:53 p.m. on June 10 and it appeared to be...
Posted: June 17, 2013, 8:19 pm
Rocker Joan Jett's label, Blackheart Records Group, is suing teen retailer Hot Topic, for trademark infringement over the store's Blackheart Clothing Company brand.
Posted: June 17, 2013, 8:18 pm
Posted: June 17, 2013, 8:10 pm
Posted: June 17, 2013, 8:02 pm
While Kim Kardashian and Kanye West were welcoming their daughter into the world, Kardashian’s ex, NFL star Reggie Bush, was celebrating his own bundle of joy. The 28-year-old Detroit Lions running back posted a cute Father’s Day photo of him holding his month-old daughter, Briseis,...
Posted: June 17, 2013, 7:33 pm
Posted: June 17, 2013, 7:29 pm
New documents revealed by alleged NSA leaker Edward Snowden reportedly show how British cyber spies regularly stole secrets from foreign diplomats during the 2009 G20 summit in London.
Posted: June 17, 2013, 7:27 pm
A former McDonald's worker in Pennsylvania is suing McDonald's franchise owners saying she was required to receive her wages through a debit card that charged fees, resulting in some hourly employees receiving less than minimum wage.
Posted: June 17, 2013, 7:19 pm
The family of a University of Chicago student who vanished during a powerful storm last week intends today to review surveillance videos from restaurants, bars and shops near Lake Michigan hoping for a glimpse of the missing man. Austin Hudson-LaPore, 20, a third-year biochemistry major...
Posted: June 17, 2013, 7:16 pm
Christie Brinkley and Brooke Shields have known each other for decades and, from the looks of it, they’re still having just as much fun now as they did when they were younger! The supermodel, 59, and the actress, 48, first snapped this funny photo in...
Posted: June 17, 2013, 7:13 pm