(NEW YORK) -- Scientists from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) on Thursday released their forecast for this year's Atlantic hurricane season, predicting a near-normal or above-normal season.The forecasters predic...

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(CAMBRIDGE, Mass.) -- Authorities in Cambridge are investigating an alleged sexual assault on the campus of Massachusetts Institute of Technology.The MIT Police Department said in a statement that they were notified that a woman was raped...

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(NEW YORK) -- Nearly a foot of rain has fallen in parts of west-central Georgia in the past three days, causing significant flooding.Further west, 2 to 3 inches of rain fell in North Little Rock, Arkansas, on Wednesday, causing major flas...

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(MIAMI) --  A man with stage 4 cancer who was detained after disembarking from a cruise and sent back to China will soon be traveling back to the U.S. due to special permission granted by U.S. Customs and Border Protection, the family's immigrat...

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(TAMPA, Fla.) -- Police in Tampa say a mother pushing a stroller was killed Wednesday due to street racing.The Tampa Police Department have arrested Cameron Coyle Herrin, 18, Tristan Christopher Herrin, 20, and John Alexander Barrineau, 1...

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(NEW YORK) -- Six families of victims killed in the Sandy Hook Elementary School mass shooting, as well as an FBI agent who responded to the scene, filed a defamation lawsuit today against radio personality Alex Jones, who has repeatedly called the s...

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(HOUSTON) -- The hard-charging publicity arm of the National Rifle Association is engaged in an increasingly vicious Twitter battle with Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo, as the firearms organization struggles to contain fallout from yet another mass...

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(MARIPOSA, Calif.) --  A hiker slipped and fell to his death Monday while climbing Yosemite National Park's famous Half Dome trail, officials said.The man was ascending the Half Dome cables with another hiker during a thunderstorm wh...

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(COLUMBUS, Miss.) -- An Air Force training jet crashed near Columbus, Mississippi Wednesday, but both pilots aboard were able to safely eject from the aircraft.The crash occurred just days after the Air Force completed a one-day safety re...

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(ROCHESTER, N.Y.) -- Police bodycam footage from upstate New York appears to show an officer instructing a man to break into his ex-girlfriend's home, according to the woman's lawyer.On Nov. 13, the man had requested assistance from the R...

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(PHOENIX) -- One lucky dog who wound up on the other side of the country was returned to his rightful home thanks to a group of 20 volunteers.Jake, a 7-year-old Coonhound, first went missing from his home in Phoenix, Arizona, last year. I...

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(LOS ANGELES) -- Hundreds of faculty members at the University of Southern California have backed a motion for the school's president to resign over how he handled sexual-abuse allegations levied against a former campus doctor.The letter,...

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(NEW YORK) -- Dr. Mae Jemison, the first black woman in outer space, fell in love with science at an early age. Decades later, she's encouraging girls of all ages and backgrounds to engage in STEM education and is shedding insight on how to overcome...

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(PUNA, Hawaii) -- The Puna Geothermal Venture in Hawaii is secure, and if lava did encroach on it the danger of a toxic gas release is "very low," authorities said.Hawaii Electric Light officials also confirmed to ABC News on Wednesday th...

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