(WASHINGTON) -- The United States has now had "direct contact" with Niger's junta leaders, but the conversations have yet to substantially move the needle as the West African nation -- a key ally on counterterrorism in the region -- faces an apparent coup, U.S.... Read More.
(BOSTON) -- As crews scour the Atlantic for the missing submersible, a man who has completed four dives with the sub's company, OceanGate, is sharing his story.Mike Reiss told ABC News his submersible lost contact with its host ship on all four of his 10-hour... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- It was only 15 minutes after a Cessna 560 Citation civilian jet took off from an airport in northeastern Tennessee on Sunday that the aircraft, bound for New York, stopped responding to air traffic controllers, the Federal Aviation Administration said on Monday... Read More.
Back in 2005, Metallica opened two shows for The Rolling Stones — but if you thought the two bands hung out backstage and partied, you’d be wrong. While chatting with Bill Maher for his Club Random podcast, Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich revealed the band wasn’t even allowed to make eye contact with Mick Jagger. Ulrich... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Disgraced crypto executive Sam Bankman-Fried has made “recent attempts” to contact prospective witnesses in his criminal case, federal prosecutors said Friday in a letter to the judge that sought new conditions of his release.Bankman-Fried has been free on a $250 million bond... Read More.
(KYIV, Ukraine) -- Suedi Murekezi, an American who was freed from Russian-controlled territory on Wednesday, said he has since been in contact with U.S. officials.Murekezi told ABC News on Thursday that he’s in Kyiv and "going through the protocol" of being debriefed and is... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A housekeeper at a five-star luxury hotel has been hospitalized after encountering a powdery substance in a hotel room that was allegedly left by a man who trespassed on the property illegally.The incident began on Sunday evening at the Park Hyatt... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has tested positive for COVID-19, her deputy chief of staff Drew Hammill tweeted Thursday.Pelosi, 82, is vaccinated and boosted and does not have any symptoms, he said. This positive test comes after testing negative earlier in the week,... Read More.
By CARMEN COX, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- The NBA has new plans for managing the spread of COVID-19 during this year's basketball season. A league memo obtained by ESPN outlines plans for players and some staffers to wear... Read More.