White House defends Trump's invite to Philippines President Duterte

(WASHINGTON) -- White House chief of staff Reince Priebus defended President Trump's invitation to Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte, saying the meeting is important in the effort to confront Nort... Read More

North Korea missile broke up shortly after launch, US official says

(SEOUL) -- North Korea fired a ballistic missile that broke up shortly after its launch, a U.S. official confirmed to ABC News Friday.

The missile, fired from an area known as Pukchang in central North Korea, traveled 21 miles before break... Read More

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson calls on UN Security Council to step up diplomatic, economic pressure on North Korea

(NEW YORK) -- Secretary of State Rex Tillerson called on member nations of the U.N. Security Council on Friday to step up their diplomatic and economic pressure on North Korea after recent provocations from the rogue regime.

"We have said ... Read More

2 Army Rangers may have been killed by friendly fire in Afghanistan

(WASHINGTON) -- The U.S. military is investigating whether two Army Rangers were killed by friendly fire either from fellow U.S. troops or from Afghan commandos they were accompanying. The deaths came during a raid targeting the top ISIS leader in Af... Read More

Music festival in Bahamas billed as luxe is 'postponed' after 'total disorganization and chaos'

(NEW YORK) -- A luxury music festival planned for this weekend in the Bahamas has been postponed amid a storm of social media complaints from attendees and a statement by the island nation’s tourism office calling the situation "total disorgani... Read More

London police arrest 6 in raids, foiling active terrorist plot

(LONDON) -- British police said they have foiled an active terrorist plot following Thursday night raids in London and southeast England.

Six suspects were arrested on terrorism-related charges during the raids in London and Kent, and one ... Read More

Pope Francis visits Egypt just weeks after attacks on Coptic churches

(CAIRO) -- Pope Francis arrived in Cairo Friday on his first papal trip to Egypt, which is aimed at addressing tensions between the country's Muslims and Christians after recent violence targeting Egypt's Coptic minority.

Although Pope Fra... Read More

A look at every North Korean missile test this year

(PYONGYANG, North Korea) -- North Korea has launched five missile tests so far in 2017. The latest launch in mid-April, though assessed as a failure, came hours after North Korea rolled out intercontinental ballistic missiles and other military hardw... Read More

'Brave' Syrian women answer call to make their voices heard in Washington

(WASHINGTON) -- Ahed Festuk stood outside the Washington, D.C., office of Sen. Dick Durbin, D- Ill., waiting for an aide to come and collect her. With her long blond hair, black jeans and flowered
scarf, she looked very much like any other mill... Read More

Man armed with knives arrested in London on terror charges

(LONDON) — A man armed with knives was arrested on suspicion of terrorism Thursday in London near the Houses of Parliament, police said.

Authorities have cordoned off Whitehall and Parliament Street, where the suspect was arrested, n... Read More

Two US service members killed in Afghanistan amid ISIS fight

(WASHINGTON) -- Two U.S. military service members were killed Wednesday night in an anti-ISIS operation in Achin District of Nangarhar province in eastern Afghanistan, according to Pentagon spokesman Capt. Jeff Davis. A third American service member ... Read More