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Cash Pours In to Fix Bakery Damaged in Ferguson Riots

ABC NEWS(FERGUSON, Mo.) -- A Missouri woman whose business was vandalized in Ferguson riots is busy pushing out pies and cakes at her bakery on Thanksgiving, despite broken windows and damage to the store.Supporters raised more than $200,000 in two days to help Natalie DuBose, the owner of Natalie's […]

Snowmobiler Killed in Montana Avalanche

boggy22/iStockphoto/Thinkstock(COOKE CITY, Mont.) -- A Montana man was killed in an avalanche on Wednesday while snowmobiling on Henderson Peak.According to a press release from the Gallatin National Forest Avalanche Center, the man was partially buried in an avalanche at about 1:30 p.m. Wednesday. […]

FAA Releases Report Detailing Nearly 200 Drone Sightings Since February

estt/iStockphoto/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- The Federal Aviation Administration released a report on Wednesday detailing 194 drone sightings between February and November.The FAA said in a statement that it receives approximately 25 reports per month of drone sightings by pilots. Most sightings had l […]

Exclusive: Police Officer Darren Wilson Discusses Firing Deadly Shot

ABC News(FERGUSON, Mo.) -- Ferguson, Missouri, police officer Darren Wilson discussed his account of the moment he shot and killed black teenager Michael Brown in an exclusive interview with ABC News.Wilson said Brown was charging at him, disregarding the officer’s instructions.“I started backpedali […]

Winter Storm Causes Power Outages Throughout Northeast

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Wednesday's winter storm has left almost 400,000 customers without power in the northeast. Public Service Company of New Hampshire spokesman Martin Murray says, "The reason that this has occurred is we really had wet, heavy snow, that's fallen on evergreen trees and th […]

Snow, Rain Threatening Millions of Thanksgiving Travelers

ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Wintry weather is bringing travel delays for many Americans on Wednesday, causing problems on one of the busiest travel days of the year. As of Wednesday night, 4,624 flights were delayed and 735 were cancelled, according to the flight-tracking company FlightAware. More than 46 […]

Video of Police Shooting Cleveland Boy with Toy Gun Is Released

File photo. (iStock/Thinkstock)(CLEVELAND) -- The video of a Cleveland police officer shooting a 12-year-old boy who had a toy gun was released on Wednesday after the department consulted with the boy's family.Police initially withheld the video from the public while discussing handling of the distu […]

Michael Brown's Parents 'Taken Aback' by Darren Wilson's 'Clean Conscience'

Michael Brown's mother, Lesley McSpadden, standing outside the Ferguson Police Department Monday night. (JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)(FERGUSON, Mo.) -- The family of slain Ferguson teenager Michael Brown is hurt and "taken aback" by Officer Darren Wilson's statement that he has a "clean conscience" […]

Boy Scout Tops Dad’s Total, Earns Most Merit Badges

iStock/Thinkstock(ALEXANDRIA, Va.) -- Josh McCoy has earned a whopping number of Boy Scout merit badges. It took him three years but in November, the 14-year-old from Alexandria, Virginia, collected his 135th merit badge, the most a scout can currently get. McCoy, a member of Troop 1145, said his mo […]

Couple Who Has Fostered 92 Children Fights to Adopt Child in Africa

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Jessica and Jason Neal are like any loving parents figuring out how to care for their large family, but what sets them apart is they believe they always have room for one more. “We have two biological children, we have adopted six, we’ve done foster care for 92 kids an […]