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Charlie Gard’s family asks court to let the boy come home to die

ABCNews.com(LONDON) -- The family of 11-month-old Charlie Gard, whose illness has damaged his brain and rendered him unable to breathe on his own, asked a U.K. court today for permission to let the child die at home.

Charlie's mother,   ... Read More

US Navy ship fires multiple warning shots at Iranian boat in Persian Gulf

Department of Defense/ABCNews.com(WASHINGTON) -- A U.S. Navy ship fired multiple warning shots at an Iranian vessel in the Persian gulf that came within 150 yards of the American ship, a U.S. official confirmed.

The Iranian ship, believed to belong   ... Read More

Cabinet votes to remove metal detectors from holy site in Jerusalem

iStock/Thinkstock(JERUSALEM) -- Israel will remove metal detectors at the entrance of a holy site in Jerusalem.Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's security cabinet made the decision, saying they would instead use less obtrusive surveillance at the Temple Mount, according   ... Read More

Dozens of American faculty members at North Korea university face diplomatic limbo

iStock/Thinkstock(SEOUL) -- As the last foreign faculty members remaining at North Korea’s only private university leave the country this week, it remained unclear whether they will be able to return this fall -- thanks to the Trump administration’s plans   ... Read More

Chinese fighter jets intercept US Navy reconnaissance plane over East China Sea

Power Sport Images/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- A U.S. Navy reconnaissance plane operating in international airspace during a routine mission over the East China Sea was intercepted by two Chinese J-10 fighter jets on Sunday, the Pentagon confirmed.

One of the   ... Read More

Charlie Gard’s family ends legal fight to take the sick boy to the US

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- The British parents of 11-month-old Charlie Gard, whose illness has damaged his brain and rendered him unable to breathe on his own, have decided against pursuing their controversial efforts to take him to the United States   ... Read More

Taliban claims responsibility for Kabul suicide bombing that killed 24, injured 42

@tolonews/Twitter(KABUL, Afghanistan) -- At least 24 people were killed and 42 others injured in a suicide bombing on Monday in Kabul, the capital of Afghanistan, officials said.

The bombing was carried out by a suicide attacker who rammed a   ... Read More

American student detained in China has been released, according to US senator

iStock/Thinkstock(BEIJING) -- An American college student who was arrested in China one week ago after allegedly injuring a taxi driver who was roughing up his mother in a dispute over a fare has been released, according to a U.S.   ... Read More

William and Harry open up about their last phone call with Princess Diana

Tim Graham/Getty Images(LONDON) -- Prince William and Prince Harry spoke out about the regret they felt at the last phone call they had with their mother, and how they are still haunted by it today.

In the most candid   ... Read More

William and Harry share most intimate memories of life with Princess Diana

Tim Graham/Getty Images(LONDON) -- For the first time, Prince William and Harry have opened up about the last days of their mother's life, and also talked about their regrets at not having more time with her, and how they   ... Read More

Congress strikes deal on bill to slap new sanctions on Russia

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- The House and Senate have struck a deal that could send to President Trump's desk this summer a bill that slaps new sanctions on Russia.

In addition to the new sanctions on Russia for its interference in   ... Read More

Spanish wax museum recreates Melania Trump’s RNC moment

Robyn Beck/Getty Images(MADRID) -- First lady Melania Trump's wax doppelganger was unveiled Thursday at Spain's Museo de Cera de Madrid.

The wax museum recreated Trump's look from last year's Republican National Convention in Cleveland, where she took to the   ... Read More

New photo of Prince George released for his 4th birthday

Chris Jackson/Getty Images(LONDON) -- Kensington Palace has released a new photo of Prince George to mark the third-in-line's fourth birthday.The photograph was taken at Kensington Palace at the end of June by Chris Jackson, Getty Images' royal photographer.   ... Read More

Prince George climbs in helicopter cockpit as Prince William and Princess Kate depart Germany

PATRIK STOLLARZ/AFP/Getty Images(LONDON) -- After five days of city hopping through Poland and Germany with his family, Prince George stole the spotlight on Friday from Prince William, Princess Kate and Princess Charlotte.

George, who will celebrate his fourth birthday   ... Read More

Inside a formerly ISIS-occupied building in the western suburbs of Raqqa, Syria

ABC News(RAQQA, Syria) -- A formerly ISIS-occupied building in Raqqa, Syria, sheds light on the pressures its militants face as the U.S.-led coalition attempts to retake the war-ravaged city.

ABC News ventured into the building in the western suburbs   ... Read More

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Charlie Gard’s family asks court to let the boy come home to die

ABCNews.com(LONDON) -- The family of 11-month-old Charlie Gard, whose illness has damaged his brain and rendered him unable to breathe on his own, asked a U.K. court today for permission to let the child die at home.

Charlie's mother,   ... Read More

US Navy ship fires multiple warning shots at Iranian boat in Persian Gulf

Department of Defense/ABCNews.com(WASHINGTON) -- A U.S. Navy ship fired multiple warning shots at an Iranian vessel in the Persian gulf that came within 150 yards of the American ship, a U.S. official confirmed.

The Iranian ship, believed to belong   ... Read More

Cabinet votes to remove metal detectors from holy site in Jerusalem

iStock/Thinkstock(JERUSALEM) -- Israel will remove metal detectors at the entrance of a holy site in Jerusalem.Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's security cabinet made the decision, saying they would instead use less obtrusive surveillance at the Temple Mount, according   ... Read More

Dozens of American faculty members at North Korea university face diplomatic limbo

iStock/Thinkstock(SEOUL) -- As the last foreign faculty members remaining at North Korea’s only private university leave the country this week, it remained unclear whether they will be able to return this fall -- thanks to the Trump administration’s plans   ... Read More

Chinese fighter jets intercept US Navy reconnaissance plane over East China Sea

Power Sport Images/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- A U.S. Navy reconnaissance plane operating in international airspace during a routine mission over the East China Sea was intercepted by two Chinese J-10 fighter jets on Sunday, the Pentagon confirmed.

One of the   ... Read More

Charlie Gard’s family ends legal fight to take the sick boy to the US

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- The British parents of 11-month-old Charlie Gard, whose illness has damaged his brain and rendered him unable to breathe on his own, have decided against pursuing their controversial efforts to take him to the United States   ... Read More

Taliban claims responsibility for Kabul suicide bombing that killed 24, injured 42

@tolonews/Twitter(KABUL, Afghanistan) -- At least 24 people were killed and 42 others injured in a suicide bombing on Monday in Kabul, the capital of Afghanistan, officials said.

The bombing was carried out by a suicide attacker who rammed a   ... Read More

American student detained in China has been released, according to US senator

iStock/Thinkstock(BEIJING) -- An American college student who was arrested in China one week ago after allegedly injuring a taxi driver who was roughing up his mother in a dispute over a fare has been released, according to a U.S.   ... Read More

William and Harry open up about their last phone call with Princess Diana

Tim Graham/Getty Images(LONDON) -- Prince William and Prince Harry spoke out about the regret they felt at the last phone call they had with their mother, and how they are still haunted by it today.

In the most candid   ... Read More

William and Harry share most intimate memories of life with Princess Diana

Tim Graham/Getty Images(LONDON) -- For the first time, Prince William and Harry have opened up about the last days of their mother's life, and also talked about their regrets at not having more time with her, and how they   ... Read More

Congress strikes deal on bill to slap new sanctions on Russia

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- The House and Senate have struck a deal that could send to President Trump's desk this summer a bill that slaps new sanctions on Russia.

In addition to the new sanctions on Russia for its interference in   ... Read More

Spanish wax museum recreates Melania Trump’s RNC moment

Robyn Beck/Getty Images(MADRID) -- First lady Melania Trump's wax doppelganger was unveiled Thursday at Spain's Museo de Cera de Madrid.

The wax museum recreated Trump's look from last year's Republican National Convention in Cleveland, where she took to the   ... Read More

New photo of Prince George released for his 4th birthday

Chris Jackson/Getty Images(LONDON) -- Kensington Palace has released a new photo of Prince George to mark the third-in-line's fourth birthday.The photograph was taken at Kensington Palace at the end of June by Chris Jackson, Getty Images' royal photographer.   ... Read More

Prince George climbs in helicopter cockpit as Prince William and Princess Kate depart Germany

PATRIK STOLLARZ/AFP/Getty Images(LONDON) -- After five days of city hopping through Poland and Germany with his family, Prince George stole the spotlight on Friday from Prince William, Princess Kate and Princess Charlotte.

George, who will celebrate his fourth birthday   ... Read More

Inside a formerly ISIS-occupied building in the western suburbs of Raqqa, Syria

ABC News(RAQQA, Syria) -- A formerly ISIS-occupied building in Raqqa, Syria, sheds light on the pressures its militants face as the U.S.-led coalition attempts to retake the war-ravaged city.

ABC News ventured into the building in the western suburbs   ... Read More

Main News Page


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