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Sue Klebold, Mother of Columbine Killer Dylan Klebold: 'It's Very Hard to Live With the Fact That Someone You Loved and Raised Has Brutally Killed People'

ABC News(NEW YORK) --  Sue Klebold, the mother of Columbine killer Dylan Klebold, told ABC News' Diane Sawyer that when the Columbine tragedy happened, she couldn’t stop thinking about the victims and their families. “I just remember sitting there and reading about them, all these kids and the teach […]

Suspected Teen Hacker Who Targeted Top US Officials Arrested Overseas

Ruskpp/iStock/ThinkStock(NEW YORK) --  British authorities, with help from the FBI, have arrested a teenager they believe is behind a series of cyberattacks targeting some of the highest officials in U.S. government, a source with knowledge of the matter told ABC News. Authorities are trying to dete […]

Five Indicted in Deadly NYC Building Fire Caused by Alleged Illegal Gas Line

Andrew Burton/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Five people have been indicted Thursday in connection with a fatal March 2015 building explosion in Manhattan's East Village that left two people dead and more than 20 injured. Maria Hrynenko, 56, the building's owner; her son Michael Hyrnenko, 30; Athanasios […]

NYPD Officer Convicted of Manslaughter in Death of Akai Gurley

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- A New York City police officer was convicted of second-degree manslaughter in the shooting death of Akai Gurley, an unarmed man who police commissioner Bill Bratton said "just happened" to be in the dark stairwell when the officer fired his gun.The officer, Peter Liang […]

Arctic Outbreak to Set Records for Valentine's Day Weekend

ABC News(NEW YORK) -- A major arctic outbreak could bring subzero temperatures to 65 million Americans this Valentine's Day weekend. Twenty states in the Midwest and Northeast are bracing for record cold and dangerous, possibly life-threatening wind chills.  A deep trough, or dip in the jet stream, […]

Los Angeles Prepares for Obama Visit and Presidential Traffic

Alex Wong/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) -- What happens when you put a presidential motorcade in the most congested city in America?"Obamajam," as it's dubbed by local media, the semi-annual traffic phenomenon that ensnares traffic-heavy Los Angeles when President Obama and his motorcade comes to town.P […]

What the DOJ Lawsuit Against Ferguson Alleges

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) --  The city of Ferguson, Missouri, particularly its police force, has been under the national spotlight since August 2014, when an officer fatally shot unarmed teenager Michael Brown and sparked a national debate on race in America.Now the city is feeling heat from the f […]

American Airlines Flight Lands Safely At LAX After Declaring Emergency

Joe Raedle/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) --  An American Airlines flight made an emergency landing at Los Angeles International Airport this morning due to a "mechanical problem," an LAX spokesperson has confirmed.American Airlines flight 564 -- an Airbus A319 with 125 passengers and five crew members, […]

NASA Prepares Orion Spacecraft for Its First Big Mission

Alex Wong/Getty Images(NEW YORK) --  The Orion space capsule is expected one day to carry astronauts to Mars, but for now, NASA is busy getting the vessel ready for its first big exploration mission to the moon.The conical-shaped Orion crew module pressure vessel arrived at Florida's Kennedy Space C […]