(NEW YORK) -- Nine years ago, Julie Steines was looking on Petfinder for her first dog and stumbled upon a little white ball of fluff that was just 4 months old."I never had a dog before and just saw him and said, 'Oh my gosh, that's him!...

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(NEW YORK) -- If running is good for you, is running 100 miles better?ABC News' latest digital documentary, Ice Runner, focuses on Alicja Barahona, a 64-year-old resident of Greenburgh, Westchester, just outside Manhattan. She's...

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(NEW YORK) -- Have you been a victim of orbiting?It's not quite ghosting, when someone completely cuts off contact after a date, but it's a new term to describe what many may experience in online dating.Imagine going on a few...

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(NEW YORK) -- Silent, uncomfortable, forlorn, withdrawn -- these are all feelings likely felt by the lonely.Research shows that these feelings don’t just cause emotional stress, they are part of a real association between social iso...

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(NEW YORK) -- The investigation into the latest deadly school shooting is far from over, but that hasn't stopped some people from drawing conclusions about the alleged shooter's influences.Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick argued that violent vi...

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(LAS VEGAS) -- Hours after tragedy struck at the Route 91 Harvest Music Festival in Las Vegas on Oct. 1 of last year, an unlikely connection was discovered between an injured survivor and the doctor that saved his life.Philip Aurich and h...

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(WASHINGTON) -- The mayor of Washington, D.C., is a 45-year-old single woman who has worked her way to the very top of the city’s government, becoming the youngest person and only the second woman to be mayor.Mayor Muriel Bowser is...

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(GLENPOOL, Okla.) -- These firefighter experienced a serious baby boom after seven of them welcomed newborns just months apart.The ladder-men of Glenpool Fire Department in Glenpool, Oklahoma, posed with their kids on Sunday in adorable p...

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(NEW YORK) -- Good news -- cancer deaths are down overall.Cancer deaths dipped almost 2 percent a year between 1999 and 2015 among men, about 1.5 percent a year for women, according to a new report. And although cancer rates actually incr...

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(COLUMBUS, Ohio) -- This was a rescue that emergency workers in Germantown, Ohio, won't soon forget.A horse that is more than 20 years old and blind fell backward into an 8-foot-deep well pit on containing pressure tanks and pumps on Sund...

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(NEW YORK) -- As the deadly Ebola virus rises again in central Africa, health officials have decided to try a different approach to fight back –- rushing more than 7,500 doses of an experimental Ebola vaccine to the Democratic Republic of Congo...

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(NEW YORK) -- Suicide-related hospital visits for children have increased sharply in the U.S., new research finds.The study in Pediatrics found that from 2008 to 2015 the proportion of children's hospital visits arising from suicide attem...

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(NEW YORK) -- The only way to test for symptoms of stomach or esophageal cancer is to undergo an upper endoscopy, a test that can be invasive, cost thousands of dollars and has a small percentage of success in actually finding a tumor.Res...

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(BROOKLYN, New York) -- More than two dozen people at the same street corner had to be rushed to the hospital after suffering a bad reaction to synthetic marijuana in Brooklyn on Saturday night.Police sources told New York ABC station WAB...

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