From sleeping on concrete floors with the lights on 24 hours a day to no access to soap or basic hygiene, migrant children in at least two U.S. Customs and Border Protection facilities face conditions one doctor described as comparable to "torture facilities."
In the wake of the admission from the State Department that it intentionally edited and deleted video from an archived press briefing to hide statements it made about the nuclear negotiations with Iran, ABC News has found that the White House has recently omitted a line from a transcript of a May 9 briefing that also involved questions from Fox News about Iran.
Some of the tear-jerking moments honoring U.S. heroes at sporting events may have been paid for, the NFL admitted today.
ABC News first reported last November on documents it exclusively obtained showing more than 70 contracts with specific mentions of patriotic moments for which major league sports received taxpayer money to stage, totaling more than $6 million in taxpayer money.
After more than 50 years, the Cuban and American embassies will fly their flags once again.
According to diplomatic notes exchanged today, formal diplomatic relations between the two countries will be normalized beginning July 20; following that day embassies in both countries will be opened. ABC News recently got an exclusive tour of the rarely-seen building in Washington, D.C, from the expansive entry hall to the Hemingway bar.
Elian Gonzalez would like to return to the United States, he tells ABC News in an exclusive interview.
"To the American people, first I say thank you for the love they give me," Gonzalez said. "I want the time to give my love to American people."
American contractor Alan Gross has landed in the U.S. after being released earlier today from a Cuban prison where he had been held for five years.
In a landmark humanitarian prisoner exchange announced this afternoon by President Obama at the White House, the agreement was reached following more than a year of secret back channel talks at the highest levels of both governments.
John Weaver, a 13-year veteran of the Washington Navy Yard, could not believe his eyes as he watched Aaron Alexis methodically shoot six of his friends where they worked -- killing five of them.
The U.S. Attorney in New Jersey has convened a grand jury to investigate the involvement of Governor Chris Christie’s office in the George Washington Bridge scandal, ABC News has learned.
They are supposed to help America's obesity problem: calorie counts boldly displayed on restaurant menus across the country and important information, considering Americans now eat one-third of their meals outside the home.
It's what we expect as shoppers—what's in the food will be displayed on the label.
But a new scientific examination by the non-profit food fraud detectives the U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention (USP), discovered rising numbers of fake ingredients in products from olive oil to spices to fruit juice.