iStock/Thinkstock(RIYADH, Saudi Arabia) — At the stroke of midnight on Sunday, women in Saudi Arabia got behind the wheels of their cars and drove in the streets of the conservative capital Riyadh, a daily mundane act everywhere else but here. They marked the historic end to a ban on women driving, the culmination of more […]

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — Republican lawmakers are preparing to vote on a more narrow immigration bill that would allow immigrant children to stay in detention facilities with their parents for more than 20 days, senior White House and Hill officials tell ABC News. The bill would correct an issue with President Trump’s executive order to stop the […]

Spencer Platt/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Former Arkansas Gov. and presidential candidate Mike Huckabee posted a photo of apparent gang members on Twitter, saying they are House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi’s “campaign committee.” The image, tweeted Saturday morning, shows five tattooed men using what appears to be hand signs for MS-13, an international criminal gang that was […]

Alex Wong/Getty Images(LEXINGTON, Va.) — White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said she was told to leave a Virginia restaurant because she works for President Donald Trump . Sanders wrote on Twitter on Saturday that the owner of Red Hen restaurant in Lexington, Virginia, asked her to leave because of who she works for. “Her […]

Alex Wong/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump is apparently trying to deflect criticism of his administration’s separating more than 2,000 migrant children from their parents by suggesting that former President Obama did worse. Trump tweeted Saturday morning that President Obama kept immigrants “in cages, wrapped in foil,” pushing a Drudge Report headline that linked to […]

iStock/Thinkstock(RIYADH, Saudi Arabia) — Women in Saudi Arabia will be able to drive for the first time on June 24, ending a long-standing rule in the country. King Salman declared last September that the country would end its ban on women driving a vehicle. According to BBC News , women were first issued licenses earlier […]

iStock/Thinkstock(AUSTIN, Texas) — A campaign ad released Wednesday by a progressive running in Texas’s 31st Congressional District in 2018 is gaining national attention for its candid presentation of issues including domestic violence, misogyny, and money in politics. MJ Hegar, a decorated Air Force veteran who led the fight in 2012 to overturn a policy barring […]

Culpeper County Sheriff’s Office(CULPEPER, Va.) — The weather will remain quite active this weekend one day after more than 200 reports of severe weather from the Plains to the South and mid-Atlantic. More summer thunderstorms are expected this weekend in the same regions, with possible flash flooding, tornadoes, damaging winds and large hail. Strong storms […]

Consolidated News Pictures/Getty Images(MANASSAS, Va.) — Twenty-five years ago to the day, the name Lorena Bobbitt became notorious: on June 23, 1993, the young wife cut off her husband’s penis with a kitchen knife. Here’s a look back at the key moments from the sensational case that transfixed America. The infamous assault Lorena Bobbitt, a […]

ABC News.(WASHINGTON) — As the immigration crisis played out this week along the southern border, family members of two undocumented immigrants detained and separated from their families came to Washington for help in getting their loved ones released. Here are their stories: Cristobal Paute Veronica Paute vividly remembers the moment Immigration and Customs Enforcement apprehended […]

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