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ABC/Randy Holmes(LOS ANGELES) — Will Smith took his first crack at stand-up comedy this week and he loved it. In an Instagram post on Thursday night, Smith shared a series of photos from his comedy debut. “I did Stand Up last night… FIRST TIME EVER!,” he wrote. “I opened for Dave Chappelle. I AM HOOKED.” According to Variety, Smith made his […]

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) —  The federal government is set to conduct the first-ever test of a nationwide system to send emergency alerts to almost all cellphones in the country on October 3. The “Presidential Alert” system uses the same wireless alerts smartphone users receive on AMBER alerts or severe weather warnings but allows the president, or another […]

ABC/Radhika Chalasani(LONDON) — Thor: Ragnarok co-stars Chris Hemsworth and Tessa Thompson are front and center in a black-and-white, on-set social media snap that gives fans their first look at them in the as-yet-untitled reboot of the Men in Black franchise, which will be based in the U.K. The pair can be seen on Hemsworth’s Insta, wearing most of their get-ups as members of the super-secret alien […]

Mark Wilson/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Another associate of political operative Roger Stone met Friday with a federal grand jury convened to hear testimony in special counsel Robert Mueller’s probe into Russian meddling, appearing at the U.S. District Court House in Washington, D.C., a source with direct knowledge tells ABC News. Stone is a longtime and close […]

iStock/Thinkstock(LOS ANGELES) — California has passed a law that will ban restaurants from automatically giving out plastic straws in an effort to help protect the environment, particularly the ocean and marine life. “Plastic has helped advance innovation in our society, but our infatuation with single-use convenience has led to disastrous consequences,” Gov. Jerry Brown of […]

Sean Rayford/Getty Images(NEW YORK) —  Sara Felton and her husband packed up their car and got out of the path of Hurricane Florence two days before the storm hit. Now, a week after the impact, they’re dealing with the aftermath. The North Carolina resident got a call from her mother-in-law the morning after the worst […]

Angelo Merendino/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Former President Barack Obama continues his spirited effort to boost his party’s midterm ambitions with an event Friday in Pennsylvania, a state pivotal to Democratic hopes of winning back congressional majorities. It’s also a possible indicator of whether Democrats have made inroads with blue-collar voters, less than two years after […]

Spencer Platt/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Apple’s biggest and most expensive phones — the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max — went on sale on Friday, as some analysts wondered if the high prices will turn off customers. The cheapest new Xs model starts at $999 for 64GB in memory. The phone that Apple refers to […]

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Two workplace shootings in two days. Two different attackers — one, a middle-aged man who fired at his coworkers at a software firm in Wisconsin — the other, a young woman who shot dead three employees at the Maryland warehouse where she worked. But on Friday, a common thread emerged between both […]

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — The owner of a controversial company that makes 3D-printed gun blueprints has reportedly been arrested in Taiwan after being accused in Texas of sexually assaulting a 16-year-old and then paying her $500. The U.S. Marshals Service is aware of suspect Cody Wilson’s arrest, the agency said in a statement Friday. “We are […]

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