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Evolutionary history of dire wolves as fascinating as ‘Game of Thrones’ lore

Dire wolves, made popular on "Game of Thrones," may not have been wolves at all, researchers postulate. Source link

1-on-1 with Andrew Yang: Where he stands on NYC’s issues

BROWNSVILLE, Brooklyn (WABC) -- NYC mayoral candidate Andrew Yang gave his first one-on-one television interview since officially launching his campaign with Eyewitness News.Yang...

Mega Millions and Powerball reach combined $1.39B jackpots

The combined Mega Millions and Powerball jackpots are currently worth a staggering $1.39 billion. Source link

At least 7 injured after MTA bus goes over rail at Bronx intersection: Officials

BRONX, New York (WABC) -- At least seven people were injured after an MTA bus went over a rail to the ground below...

Mars rover Curiosity marks 3,000 days on planet, shares new panorama

It may have got to the cat, but curiosity can’t kill this rover. Source link

At least 7 injured after MTA bus goes over rail at Bronx intersection: Officials

BRONX, New York (WABC) -- At least seven people were injured after an MTA bus went over a rail to the ground below...

Jacob Blake says he regrets scooping knife before cop shot him

Blake, who was shot seven times in the back, told ABC News in an interview aired Thursday that he scooped the knife after...

Disney Chairmain Bob Iger and his wife Willow Bay donating $5 million to Los...

LOS ANGELES -- Walt Disney Co. executive chairman Bob Iger and his wife Willow Bay are donating $5 million to help Los Angeles...

Army identifies Fort Bliss soldier suspected of raping fellow soldier later found dead

Private first class Christian Alvarado is accused of raping fellow Pfc. Asia Graham. Source link

New York Jets hire former 49ers defensive coordinator Robert Saleh as head coach

NEW YORK (WABC) -- The New York Jets reached an agreement in principle with San Francisco 49ers defensive coordinator Robert Saleh on Thursday...

2020 approaches record for hottest year

“Whether one year is a record or not is not really that important — the important things are long-term trends,” Gavin...

Firefighters battle 5-alarm fire at 3-story Williamsburg building, FDNY says

WILLIAMSBURG, Brooklyn (WABC) -- Firefighters are battling a five-alarm blaze in Brooklyn Thursday night.According to the FDNY, they received a call just after...

Joanne Rogers, wife of Mister Rogers, dies at 92

Joanne Rogers, the piano-playing widow of Mister Rogers who tended to her iconic husband’s legacy, carrying on his message of kindness, died Thursday...

NYC Weather: Evening rain – ABC7 New York

NEW YORK (WABC) -- Rain will start Friday afternoon as drizzle or mist and then will get heavier at night.EMBED >More News VideosThe...

After Second Impeachment, Giuliani Vows to Support Trump

WASHINGTON — When Rudolph W. Giuliani was treating his efforts to carry out President Trump’s wishes to overturn the results of the 2020...

Marvel’s ‘WandaVision’ a ‘bananas’ must-see for sitcom lovers; premieres on Disney+ Friday

NEW YORK -- A new show premiering Friday on Disney+ is being called "one of the strangest additions to the Marvel Cinematic Universe,"...

Nick Cave’s ‘Truth Be Told’ Moving to Brooklyn Museum

The Brooklyn Museum thinks it can handle the truth.This spring, it will be installing Nick Cave’s artwork “Truth Be Told” (2020) on the...

Mural depicting slavery now up for debate at Woodbridge Middle School in New Jersey

WOODBRIDGE, New Jersey (WABC) -- There is a debate underway over a mural at a middle school in New Jersey that depicts President...

N.Y. Attorney General Sues N.Y.P.D. Over Protest Policing

“They did not train, they did not supervise, they did not stop officers who engaged in this misconduct,” she continued. “And they did...

Do it for Jason: Bronx mom keeps son’s memory alive with blood drives in...

PELHAM, Bronx (WABC) -- A Bronx woman held a blood drive Thursday as a way for her son's memory to live on.Irene Guanill...

14 Gang Leaders Directed MS-13 ‘Wave of Death,’ U.S. Says

The indictment said MS-13 managed its activities through a formal hierarchy, which at the lowest level includes groups known as “cliques,” which themselves...

Trump impeachment live updates and coverage: House votes to impeach President Donald Trump after...

WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump was impeached by the U.S. House for a historic second time, charged with "incitement of insurrection" over the...

Virus Siphons $2.5 Billion in N.Y.C. Property Tax Revenue

As New York City officials fight to control the coronavirus by this summer, it is becoming clear that the economic fallout will last...

Son in custody after father, 72, fatally stabbed in Queens Village; 3 others critical...

QUEENS VILLAGE (WABC) -- A Queens man is accused of killing his father and possibly poisoning three other members of his family.Detectives arrived...

What Does a More Contagious Virus Mean for Schools?

“When we look at what’s happened in the U.K. and think about this new variant, and we see all the case numbers going...

COVID Live Updates: Promising trials for Johnson & Johnson’s 1 dose vaccine

NEW YORK (WABC) -- Johnson & Johnson says early-stage trials of its experimental vaccine show it created an immune response in nearly all...

Yang’s Rivals in the Mayoral Race Co-opt His Signature Idea

Mr. Yang quit the presidential race in February after failing to gain ground in the New Hampshire primary, but he succeeded in making...

Gianna Graw, of Lyndhurst, New Jersey saves 4 lives with living kidney donation

HACKENSACK, New Jersey (WABC) -- A New Jersey woman is being credited with saving four lives after her kidney donation triggered a chain...

New Yorkers at the U.S. Capitol Riot Face Charges

Mr. Phaneuf’s politics appear to have shifted over time: In 2011, Mr. Phaneuf was profiled in The New Yorker while participating in Occupy...

US Capitol riot: Man seen carrying Confederate flag though halls of Congress is arrested,...

WASHINGTON -- A man alleged to have been photographed walking through the halls of Congress while carrying a large Confederate flag during last...

N.Y. Attorney General Sues N.Y.P.D. Over Protests and Demands Monitor

The New York State attorney general sued the New York City Police Department on Thursday over what she said were widespread abuses in...

COVID NYC Update: Rep. Adriano Espaillat (D-NY) tests positive for coronavirus

NEW YORK CITY (WABC) -- Congressman Adriano Espaillat (D-NY-13) announced on Twitter Thursday that he had tested positive for COVID-19.The New York Democrat,...

Queens Murder: Man Stabbed to Death, 3 Relatives Possibly Poisoned

A family patriarch was found stabbed to death in Queens on Thursday morning, and three relatives were lying nearby, unconscious and barely alive,...

NJ COVID Update: Vaccination expands to 65 and up, medical conditions, smokers

NEW JERSEY (WABC) -- New Jersey has opened up COVID-19 vaccinations to residents 65 and older, as well as those from 16 to...

The Red Tape Facing Older People Who Want the Covid-19 Vaccine

At Hillcrest High School in Queens on Wednesday, a vaccination hub run by the city, a handful of people who had signed up...

Legendary magician Siegfried Fischbacher, of Siegfried & Roy, dies of pancreatic cancer at 81

LAS VEGAS -- Illusionist Siegfried Fischbacher, the surviving member of the duo Siegfried & Roy, has died in Las Vegas at age...

Amazon releases violent posts alleged shared on Parler

“However, it is clear that there is significant content on Parler that encourages and incites violence against others, and that Parler...

1 dead, 3 critically injured in incident inside Queens Village apartment early Thursday

QUEENS VILLAGE (WABC) -- One person is dead, from apparent stab wounds in an apartment in Queens Village.Three others are in critical condition,...

Harold N. Bornstein, Trump’s Former Personal Physician, Dies at 73

“He dictated that whole letter,” he told CNN. “I didn’t write that letter.”Harold Nelson Bornstein was born on March 3, 1947, in New...

COVID Live Updates: Promising trials for Johnson & Johnson’s 1 dose vaccine

NEW YORK (WABC) -- Johnson & Johnson says early-stage trials of its experimental vaccine show it created an immune response in nearly all...

YFN Lucci turns himself in after dropping new music video

The 29-year-old musician, whose real name is Rayshawn Bennett, was being held Thursday in Fulton County Jail, Atlanta police told CNN....

COVID Update: Jones Beach vaccine mega-site opens as COVID variant cluster confirmed on Long...

NEW YORK CITY (WABC) -- The State of New York opens its third mass vaccination site Thursday at Jones Beach State Park on...

Hours on Hold, Website Crashes: Vaccine Sign-up Exasperates New Yorkers

At Hillcrest High School in Queens on Wednesday, a vaccination hub run by the city, a handful of people who had signed up...

Powerball jackpot hits $640M as Mega Millions grows to $750M

NEW YORK (WABC) -- Another night, another unclaimed giant lottery jackpot.Wednesday night's Powerball jackpot was worth at least $550 million and grew to...

At 80, She Is the Defiant Editor of ‘The Buzz’

Many retirement communities have declined to name names during the pandemic. So she started a newsletter to do just that. Source link

TikTok tightens privacy features for younger users

A month after federal regulators ordered it to disclose how its practices affect children and teenagers, TikTok is tightening its privacy settings...

Jacob Blake ‘kinda went limp’ after getting shot 7 times

“I kinda went limp, and all I remember at that point was kinda leaning back, looking at my boys, and I...

Middlesex Middle School in Connecticut broken into, vandalized by 2 suspects

DARIEN, Connecticut (WABC) -- Police are searching for two suspects who vandalized a Connecticut middle school.Darien police released surveillance images of the two...

New York City Severs Ties With Trump’s Company

Weather: Mostly cloudy with a high in the upper-40s, turning partly cloudy tonight with the temperature falling to the mid-30s. Alternate-side parking:...

Historic Montauk Point Lighthouse awarded $30M contract for restoration

MONTAUK, Long Island (WABC) -- The pricey restoration of a centuries-old New York landmark got the green light Wednesday.New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo...

Germany hands over looted artwork during Nazi regime

“Behind every one of these pictures stands a human, tragic fate such as that of Auschwitz victim Dr. Henri Hinrichsen,” explained...

COVID Long Island: ICU nurse wins Jeep after making blankets for her patients

WESTBURY, New York (WABC) -- An ICU nurse on Long Island has won the Westbury Healthcare Heroes Jeep Giveaway.Ally Marcello's father says pride...

Former South Korean president’s 20-year prison sentence upheld by country’s top court

Park Geun-hye was convicted on several corruption charges. Source link

Trump impeachment live updates and coverage: House votes to impeach president for 2nd time...

WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump was impeached by the U.S. House for a historic second time Wednesday, charged with "incitement of insurrection" over...

New York Rents Continue to Slide, While Sales Rebound in Brooklyn

Sales OutlookThe sales market, too, has a long way to go, but there are bright spots in Brooklyn and Queens.Both Brooklyn and Queens...

NYC Weather: Mild and cloudy

NEW YORK (WABC) -- The warming trend continues Thursday with temperatures approaching 50 throughout the Tri-State.EMBED >More News VideosThe warming trend continues Thursday...

Twitter’s Dorsey; Trump ban ‘right; but a dangerous precedent

“I believe this was the right decision for Twitter,” he wrote of the Trump ban, saying the company “faced an extraordinary...

18-year-old Helena Duke names mom, uncle and aunt as Capitol rioters

A Massachusetts 18-year-old turned in her own family after recognizing her mom, uncle and aunt amidst the Capitol rioters last week.Helena Duke...

U.S. agency asks Tesla to recall cars over safety glitch

A U.S. agency has asked Tesla to recall some of its Model S and Model X vehicles, citing a safety defect. Source link

10 House Republicans, including NY congressman John Katko, vote to impeach President Trump

NEW YORK (WABC) -- The unbreakable wall of Republican support that encouraged and enabled Donald Trump's norm-shattering presidency cracked on Wednesday.A group of...

Pennsylvania man kills wife over cheating, cops say

A Pennsylvania man turned himself in to the police Monday and allegedly confessed to killing his wife, who he said cheated on him,...

Former presidential candidate Andrew Yang announces New York City mayoral run

NEW YORK (WABC) -- Former Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang announced he is running for mayor of New York City.On Wednesday night, Yang...

Lynn Gray, Who Fought for Youths Left Behind, Dies at 78

This obituary is part of a series about people who have died in the coronavirus pandemic. Read about others here.The state of many...

The Countdown: Donald Trump becomes 1st US president impeached twice; removal before inauguration unlikely

NEW YORK (WABC) -- As we get closer to Inauguration Day, Eyewitness News will have a special election edition of "The Countdown" to...

Proud Boys Supporter With 1,000 Rifle Rounds Made Threats, U.S. Says

A Queens man who told federal agents he wanted to join the far-right Proud Boys group was charged with a weapons offense on...

Jersey City Girl Scouts troop skips selling cookies over palm oil investigation across the...

JERSEY CITY, New Jersey (WABC) -- Selling cookies is an annual tradition for many Girl Scouts, but members of a local troop are...

AT&T service returning after outage hits large area of South Florida

Outages were reported across the South Florida metro area, plus Orlando, Tampa and Windemere. Source link

California hospital fined $43K for deadly post-holiday outbreak, possibly stemming from inflatable Christmas tree...

SAN JOSE, Calif. -- Kaiser Permanente in San Jose, California has been fined $43,000 for failing to report a deadly coronavirus outbreak that...

NYC Comptroller Scott Stringer trashes de Blasio effort to help small businesses get PPP...

Just 12% of eligible businesses in the city received a PPP loan, according to the comptroller, who called that rate 'unacceptable.' Source link

Trump impeachment live updates and coverage: House votes to impeach president for 2nd time...

WASHINGTON -- The House has just reached enough votes to impeach President Donald Trump for the second time after he encouraged a mob...

Florida pediatrician caught with child porn: authorities

The suspect appeared before a judge Wednesday and was told to stay away from minors if he posts bail, which was...

NYC to terminate Trump contracts after Capitol insurrection

NEW YORK CITY (WABC) -- New York City will terminate business contracts with President Donald Trump after last week's insurrection at the U.S....

Man who cannot remember password stands to lose $220 million bitcoin cache

Last month, the price of bitcoins hit an all-time high, over $20,00 each. This was both a promising and infuriating development for German...

One N.H.L. Division, Seven Canadian Teams and a Lot of Travel

Mike Johnson had just entered his third season with the Toronto Maple Leafs in the fall of 1998 when his team became the...

Ontario issues stay-at-home order amid COVID surge

The government in Ontario, Canada, on Tuesday announced a stay-at-home order across the province as local hospitals endure a harrowing coronavirus wave. Source link...

Girl Scouts partner with Grubhub for contact-free cookie pickup and delivery orders during pandemic

The Girl Scouts are teaming up with Grubhub to keep cookie sales going during the COVID-19 pandemic. The organizations says the collaboration...

When Getting High Is a Hobby, Not a Habit

Here, Hart goes quite a bit farther. He has been studying the neurochemistry of different drugs for years, including crack cocaine and methamphetamine....

COVID Live Updates: US coronavirus deaths hit another one-day high at over 4,300

NEW YORK (WABC) -- The United States shattered its previous record single-day death toll yesterday with a devastating 4,327 deaths reported from coronavirus,...

COVID Update: Javits Center opens as vaccine mega-site, 2 variant cases in NYC

NEW YORK CITY (WABC) -- After a rollout that some officials admit was slow, the push is on to get more people vaccinated...

SEE IT: Car loses control and flips into ditch on icy Nebraska road

Stunning footage shows the frightening moments as a vehicle loses control on an icy road and flips after sliding into a ditch on...

Should I Warn My Ex’s Fiancée About His Cheating Heart?

Months after I called it quits on a long-distance relationship that lasted years, my ex came to town and met me for dinner....

Opinion | Israel Can’t Reach Herd Immunity Without Vaccinating Palestinians

Israel has said that the Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza are responsible for their own health care. It insists that the...

Harvard removes upstate NY Republican Rep. Stefanik from prestigious senior advisory committee

Harvard University cut ties with a U.S. Rep. Elise Stefanik (NY-R) Tuesday for her comments that fueled President Trump’s unfounded claims of election...

A Foolproof Path to Dinner, by Way of Korea

I wonder how long this has been here, I thought to myself as I opened a forgotten jar of sauerkraut I’d left fermenting...

Amazon bans sales of QAnon merch

Generally, the QAnon conspiracy claims that President Trump is secretly battling a cabal of pedophiles, including the Democratic Party, and secretly...

Opinion | Anna Wintour on the Kamala Harris Vogue Cover

speaker When you walk in the room, do you have sway?kara swisherIt’s been a busy week for Vogue and Anna Wintour. I spoke...

Black Mississippi man freed after 25 years on death row, judge throws out murder...

A Black man convicted of capital murder in the stabbing death of an 84-year-old Mississippi woman walked out of prison a free man...

Well, So Much for Dry January

Well, that was quick.Dry January, the social-media fueled month of voluntary sobriety, became Damp January in under a week for many temporary teetotalers....

Chicago man charged with threatening violence at President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration

Louis Capriotti, 45, was cuffed near his Chicago Heights, Ill. home Tuesday morning for the damning Dec. 29 voicemail to an unnamed House...

Atop the Powerful Budget Committee at Last, Bernie Sanders Wants to Go Big

Shortly before the 2016 election, Paul D. Ryan of Wisconsin, the Republican nominee for vice president and the speaker of the House, told...

NYC mayoral hopeful Ray McGuire served as banker to Koch brothers, rankling progressives

McGuire’s connection to the Koch’s will not endear him to those on the city’s left, many of whom are Democratic primary voters —...

Two federal executions delayed over inmates’ COVID diagnoses

Lawyers for Johnson, 52, and Higgs, 48, argued in court earlier this month that their COVID-damaged lungs would be would fail...

Charles Yu Talks About ‘Interior Chinatown’

Subscribe: iTunes | Google Play Music | How to ListenCharles Yu’s “Interior Chinatown,” which won the National Book Award for fiction in November,...

Cuomo’s second State of the State focuses on arts post-COVID

Following the success of a rapid testing pilot used to allow around 6,700 fans attend a Buffalo Bills playoff game last...

Opinion | Biden Should Boost Covid Vaccine Supply With New Manufacturing Plan

The Covid-19 pandemic has been mismanaged for months. Now vaccines are here —  but in very short supply. Most Americans will wait months...

NYC seeks to cut contracts with Trump Organization, says Mayor de Blasio

“The president incited a rebellion against the United States government, a clearly unconstitutional act, and people died. That’s unforgivable,” de Blasio said. Source link...

‘I do regret being there’: Simone Gold, doctor who opposes COVID vaccine, supports hydroxychloroquine,...

A California doctor who protests pandemic lockdowns and vilifies vaccines while embracing hydroxychloroquine for COVID treatment admits she was inside the Capitol during...

’There is no excuse’: N.Y. Rep. Nicole Malliotakis blasts longtime adviser for ‘Heil Hitler’...

Speaking with The News on Monday night, Remauro apologized for her Hitler remark and claimed she had “actually meant to say...

Parents charged in daughter’s lice-related death are granted bail

Mary Katherine “Katie” Horton and John Joseph “Joey” Yozviak, of Wilkinson County, who have been charged with child cruelty and second-degree...

FBI, DOJ promise 24/7 search for pro-Trump rioters at the Capitol

D’Antuono confirmed the FBI’s Norfolk, Va., office reported a “thread on a message board” mentioning plans for a violent attack last...

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