Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — The U.S. Secret Service in recent weeks had increased Donald Trump’s security detail due to intelligence indicating there was an Iranian threat to assassinate the former president, according to three officials familiar with the matter. There is no indication the plot was related to the assassination attempt against the former […]

Oliver Helbig/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — A Georgian national has been indicted for allegedly planning a mass casualty attack on Jews and racial minorities in New York City, as well as encouraging others to commit similar violent acts. Michail Chkhikvishvili — who calls himself “Commander Butcher” — is leader of the violent white supremacist group […]

Karl Tapales/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — Two years after the launch of the 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline, 10 million contacts have been answered, according to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. “That’s 10 million people who, often on the worst day of their life, had a resource to reach out to,” Hannah […]

ANGELA WEISS/AFP via Getty Images The second day of the Republican National Convention in Milwaukee gets underway Tuesday afternoon after a dramatic appearance Monday night by the party’s new nominee — former President Donald Trump — wearing a bandage on his ear where he was wounded in an assassination attempt two days before. Among the […]

Jason Marz/Getty Images (ATLANTA) — The Georgia Court of Appeals, in a ruling involving Donald Trump’s Georgia election interference case, has scheduled oral arguments in Trump’s appeal of the Fani Willis disqualification decision for Dec. 5 — one month after the November presidential election. The court had ordered a stay in the case pending the […]

Nathan Howard/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — Dangerously high temperatures have been sweeping across the southern, central and eastern U.S., leaving more than one-third of the country under heat alerts as of Tuesday afternoon. Actual temperatures are expected to hit triple digits on Tuesday in several cities and states including Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., Virginia and North […]

We Are/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — Writer, entrepreneur, and influencer Nathaniel “Nat” Eliason sat down with ABC News to discuss his new book, “Crypto Confidential: Winning and Losing Millions in the New Frontier of Finance.” Eliason needed to make money quickly, so he turned to the most promising get-rich-quick opportunity at the time, crypto. By […]

Jeff Swensen/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — Former President Donald Trump said the assassination attempt on his life over the weekend has left an impact. In a phone call with ABC News’ Chief Washington Correspondent Jonathan Karl on Monday as the Republican National Convention kicked off, Karl asked the former president if the close call with the […]

U.S. Secret Service Director Kimberly Cheatle sat down with ABC News in her first network interview since the assassination attempt on former President Donald Trump. Via ABC News (WASHINGTON) — In her first network interview since the assassination attempt on former President Donald Trump, U.S. Secret Service Director Kimberly Cheatle said that the Pennsylvania rally […]

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images (MILWAUKEE) — Former President Donald Trump has picked Ohio Sen. J.D. Vance as his running mate, placing a young, ideological ally alongside him on the Republican 2024 ticket. Trump announced Vance would be his running mate on Monday, writing on Truth Social that the Ohio Republican is “the person best suited to […]

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