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The extraterrestrial-aficionado festival that promised to take Area 51 by storm has been cancelled by its own creators, but attendees still seem keen on going to “see them aliens.” Matty...

The Los Angeles police department has launched a program to track down stolen art. Interested in Los Angeles? Operation Demetra, named after a similar European task force, was launched in June after...

Once-celebrated figure skating coach Richard Callaghan has been banned from the sport for life more than two decades after its national governing body dismissed allegations of sexual misconduct reported...

A 4-month-old girl and her 14-year-old sister were found dead in the garage of their southern California home in a suspected homicide, and their mother has been named a person of interest, authorities...

An off-duty Army serviceman is being celebrated as a hero after he saved the lives of several children during Saturday’s deadly mass shooting in El Paso, Texas, but the soldier says he doesn’t...

A 2-year-old boy was injured after he sneaked past an airport counter and ended up on a baggage conveyor belt, according to his mother and airport officials. The boy’s mother, Edith Vega, set...

A Michigan beauty queen was stripped of her title over comments she made on social media about Muslim women and black people, she said. Executives with Miss World America told Kathy Zhu, the Miss Michigan...

It’s Thursday, July 18, 2019. Let’s start here. Interested in Start Here Morning Briefing ? 1. ‘Go back’ President Donald Trump blasted four Democratic congresswomen of color...

A recent college graduate is marking his first foray into his post-education life by embarking on a cross-country trek to raise awareness of the plight of the world’s oceans. Interested in Environment? Sam...

Financier Jeffrey Epstein, a registered sex offender, was arrested on Saturday for alleged sex trafficking of minor girls in Florida and New York, multiple sources tell ABC News. Epstein’s arrest...

A missing 2-year-old boy was found dead in a car in Texas Wednesday morning after an “extensive” search for him on Tuesday, police said. “We are all heartbroken,” Denton Police...

It’s Tuesday, July 2, 2019. Let’s start here. 1. Nuclear options A day after President Donald Trump made history crossing into North Korea, Iran crossed a line of its own. Iran breached...

Authorities are searching for a pair of tourists from New Jersey who vanished while jet skiing in Barbados, police said Tuesday. Oscar Suarez, 32, and Magdalena Devil, 25, disappeared Monday at around...

Authorities in South Carolina are seeking to identify a woman whose remains they are finding piece by piece, according to officials. The first set of remains, a right pelvic bone and a right femur,...

A Virginia resident captured a rare cloud formation hovering over the skyline near her home. Amy Christie Hunter posted a photo of the wave-shaped clouds to Facebook on Tuesday evening. In the image,...

A New Jersey elementary school went into lockdown on Thursday afternoon after a man with a loaded handgun and dozens of rounds of ammunition was found in the school parking lot. Police responded to...