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  • President Obama 'Heartbroken' For Victims' Families After Fort Lauderdale Shooting

    January 6, 2017 11:43 PM 20

    In his first comments on today's horrific shooting at Fort Lauderdale–Hollywood International Airport, which left at least five dead, President Obama said he is "heartbroken" for the families of the victims. "I don’t want to comment on it other than just to say how heartbroken we are for the families who’ve been affected," Obama told ABC News' George

  • Obama Daughters' White House Swing Set Donated to Local Organization

    January 6, 2017 6:51 PM 178

    A swing set brought to the White House in 2009 as a surprise for first daughters Malia and Sasha Obama has been removed as the Obama administration nears an end. The swing set, erected on the South Lawn, was “donated to a local organization serving those in need,” White House principal deputy press secretary Eric Schultz said Thursday. The White House

  • Former CIA Director James Woolsey Leaves Trump Transition Team

    January 6, 2017 12:39 AM 20

    Former CIA Director James Woolsey has left the Trump transition team, a spokesman confirmed in a statement Thursday evening. “Effective immediately, Ambassador Woolsey is no longer a Senior Advisor to President-Elect Trump or the Transition. He wishes the President-Elect and his Administration great success in their time in office," spokesman Jonathan

  • Obama plans final White House bash before term ends Jan. 20

    January 5, 2017 9:03 PM 21

    WASHINGTON – Before his farewell address, President Barack Obama plans a farewell bash Friday night to celebrate the end of his presidency. While the White House isn't saying who's on the guest list, Chicago-based hip-hop artist Chance the Rapper said Wednesday on Facebook and Twitter that he was about to fly "21 hours to DC to bid farewell to the greatest

  • Largest Construction Projects In The World: China's Shanghai Tower Elevator Sets Record For Speed

    January 5, 2017 5:10 PM 16

    China has seemingly been on a world record streak. From the world’s highest bridge to some of the tallest buildings in existence, the country is making history for structural advances at a break-neck speed. But that pace is nothing compared to the world’s fastest elevator, the latest Chinese world record awarded by the Guinness World Records just ahead

  • Taking on India’s ‘Super Cop’ after he sexually harassed me

    January 5, 2017 12:42 AM 11

    In 1988 Rupan Deol Bajaj was the fifth-highest ranking female civil servant in the state of Punjab, but none of that mattered when she was groped at an official party by the state's top policeman. KPS Gill, India's so-called Super Cop, was viewed by many as untouchable. When Bajaj complained about him to her superiors they ignored her, so she decided

  • Trump names additional senior White House aides: statement

    January 4, 2017 7:07 PM 13

    WASHINGTON U.S. Republican President-elect Donald Trump on Wednesday filled out his incoming White House senior staff jobs, naming three deputy chiefs of staff to help with operations, Trump's transition team said in a statement. Trump named Katie Walsh of the Republican National Committee as deputy chief of staff to the White House; U.S. Senator Jeff Sessions'

  • Jayme Tauber, Matthew Meisel

    January 1, 2017 5:05 AM 28

    Jayme Lee Tauber and Matthew Lawrence Meisel were married Dec. 31 by Rabbi Dean Shapiro, with assistance from Rabbi Jason Bonder, at the Arizona Biltmore in Phoenix. Mrs. Meisel, 33, is a professional health care representative in New York for Pfizer, the pharmaceutical company. She graduated from the University of Arizona and received a master’s in health

  • Trump does not rule out meeting Taiwan president, questions Russia hacking involvement

    January 1, 2017 2:10 AM 28

    PALM BEACH, Fla. U.S. President-elect Donald Trump on Saturday left open the possibility of a meeting with Taiwan's president if she visits the United States after he is sworn in on Jan. 20 and also expressed continued skepticism over whether Russia was responsible for computer hacks of Democratic Party officials. In remarks to reporters upon entering

  • WATCH: Kobe Bryant breaks down how to defend LeBron James

    December 28, 2016 5:32 PM 18

    Future recently retired Hall of Famer explains what it takes to contain another future HOFer Tales of Kobe Bryant's obsessive nature and intensity when it came to working on his game are legendary. The ways Bryant trained and analyzed the game are why he is future Hall of Famer and is one of the best players to ever play. Aesthetically, the short is nicely