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President George H.W. Bush hospitalized with blood infection

Brett Coomer – Pool/Getty Images(HOUSTON) — Former President George H.W. Bush has been hospitalized just a week after his wife, Barbara Bush, died.”President Bush was admitted to the Houston Methodist Hospital [Sunday] morning after contracting an inf…

Macron, Merkel expected to push Trump on keeping US in Iran nuclear deal

Thomas Lohnes/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — French president Emmanuel Macron and his wife Brigitte arrived at the White House Monday evening to the pomp and circumstance typical of a state visit, the choreography of which he is expected to balance agains…

Rand Paul’s last-minute switch gives Pompeo favorable committee vote

Mark Wilson/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — A last-minute switch to “yes” by Kentucky Republican Rand Paul gave CIA director Mike Pompeo enough votes to get a favorable recommendation from the Senate Foreign Relations Committee Monday, letting him avoid be…

Seniors more likely to fall when taking opioids after hospital treatment: Study

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Seniors recovering from trauma after being admitted to hospitals may be more likely to have falls when taking prescribed opioids, according to a new study.While opioids are commonly used to manage acute pain, they can hav…

Defense rests in Bill Cosby’s retrial

Michael Bryant-Pool/Getty Images(NORRISTOWN, Pa.) — The defense team in Bill Cosby’s sexual assault retrial in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, rested its case on Monday, paving the way for key closing arguments Tuesday.“You now have all t…

Waffle House shooting suspect captured after 4 slain

Metro Nashville Police Department(NASHVILLE, Tenn.) — The suspected gunman in the Waffle House shooting near Nashville, Tennessee, that left four dead was captured Monday afternoon, authorities said.Travis Reinking was taken into custody about 2 p.m.,…

WH press secretary fields questions about what Trump meant with ‘breeding’ tweet

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — In her first press briefing since President Donald Trump returned from a week in Palm Beach, Fla., press secretary Sarah Sanders Monday addressed a head-scratching tweet about immigration policy from the pre…

Woman says Customs fined her $500 for bringing apple given to her by Delta into US

ABCNews.com(MINNEAPOLIS) — United States Customs and Border Protection is not the apple of Crystal Tadlock’s eye.Tadlock told Fox affiliate KDVR she was on a Delta flight back from Paris headed to Minneapolis when flight attendants passed out free app…

Macron, Merkel expected to push Trump on keeping US in Iran nuclear deal

Carsten Koall/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel will make back-to-back visits with President Donald Trump this week in a last-minute lobbying push to prevent the president from potentially …

What France expects from 1st state visit hosted by Trump

ABC News(WASHINGTON) — French President Emmanuel Macron is arriving Monday in Washington for the first state visit of a foreign leader since President Donald Trump took office.For the 40-year-old Frenchman, the three-day trip is an opportunity to demo…

110-year-old woman shares what she’s most looking forward to

Courtesy Stratford Rehabilitation Center(DANVILLE, Va.) — Avicia Thorpe is a “star” in her community.The former educator, who began teaching in segregated Virginia schools in 1933, celebrated her 110th birthday on April 16 to much fanfare.Along with h…

Passenger shot with stun gun, forcibly removed from plane after fight

ABCNews.com(MIAMI) — An unruly passenger was shot with a stun gun, arrested and forcibly removed from a flight Sunday evening in an incident fellow passengers caught on video.The Chicago-bound American Airlines plane sat at the gate at Miami Internati…

US trade rep racked up bill as he flip-flopped on purchase of pricey office desk

Win McNamee/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump’s trade representative racked up a hefty bill on the purchase and subsequent return of a new desk for his office, emails reviewed by ABC News show.
According to emails and receipts ob…