Robert Millis / EyeEm(PHILADELPHIA) — More than 30 people were injured on Tuesday after a high-speed train made contact with an unoccupied parked train outside of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, according to official with the Southeastern Pennsylvania Tra…read more
Chicago Police(CHICAGO) — A Northwestern University professor, as he allegedly stabbed his boyfriend whom prosecutors say he couldn’t subdue, yelled for a second man to help him, according to a court document detailing the alleged murder.Wyndham Lathe…read more
ABC News.(NEW YORK) — A historic total solar eclipse arced across the United States from west to east Monday, as millions of people who had gathered in its relatively narrow “path of totality” watched in awe.The total solar eclipse, which is the first…read more
ABC News(NEW YORK) — Millions of people in the United States are expected to be within the path of today’s total solar eclipse, when the moon moves between the sun and Earth and casts a dark shadow across our planet. But whether or not you see it depe…read more
Mark Wilson/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — House Speaker Paul Ryan spoke up forcefully in a Facebook post on Monday against the recent violence in Charlottesville and the death of Heather Heyer, the woman killed when a car plowed into a group of counter pro…read more
ABC News.(WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump moves out of his difficult Charlottesville week and into his national address on Afghanistan policy tonight with a poor but stable job performance rating and still-weaker grades for his handling of the ne…read more
Mark Wilson/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Standing on a White House balcony, President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump joined millions of Americans to watch the total solar eclipse Monday.At first, Trump was seen viewing the rare astronomical e…read more
Purestock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Here is a recap of this week’s episode of “What Would You Do?” with ABC’s John Quiñones.What would you do: Shopping while transgenderA transgender woman is shopping for a dress at a women’s boutique. The s…read more
iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — No one wants to think about Thanksgiving now. Not when there’s still a sliver of summer left.But it’s an absolute must for anyone who will be traveling during the November holiday, especially those who will he…read more
Joan Cros Garcia/Corbis via Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Mastercard has decided to shut down the use of their credit cards on websites that incite hate and violence.
In a statement released Saturday afternoon, the company spoke of the recent violence that…
iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — The narrative and goals for what has become America’s longest war have shifted in the past 16 years, and they may take a new turn Monday night, as President Donald Trump is expected to announce his policy approach f…read more
Mikhail Svetlov/Getty Images(MOSCOW) — The Kremlin announced Monday that Russian President Vladimir Putin appointed Anatoly Antonov as Russia’s ambassador to the United States, replacing Sergey Kislyak.The move comes as the U.S. embassy in Mosco…read more
ABC News(BARCELONA) — Spanish authorities announced that Younes Abouyaaqoub, the suspected driver in a deadly vehicle attack in Barcelona that killed 13 people, has been shot and killed.
He was wearing what looked like an explosive belt at the time, police said.
— Mossos (@mossos) August 21, 2017
Monday morning, police formally named Abouyaaqoub as the driver of a van that plowed down Barcelona’s crowded Las Ramblas promenade Thursday, killing 13 and injuring many more.
Authorities say Abouyaaqoub escaped the scene on foot, then carjacked a vehicle, killing the driver, authorities said.
He then ran up against a roadblock south of Barcelona and abandoned the car in Sant Just Desvern, a town not far from the city, authorities said.
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