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Your Body: Nasal Flu Vaccine Not Recommended for Kids

iStock/ThinkstockBy DR. JENNIFER ASHTON, ABC News Senior Medical ContributorUnfortunately for children and parents, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has announced it is not recommending the nasal mist form of the flu vaccine for kids this flu s…

Who Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump Invited to First Presidential Debate

ABC/Ida Mae Astute(NEW YORK) — While the biggest attraction during the presidential debate Monday night will be the two candidates on stage, at least some attention will likely be paid to those in the audience.Here’s a look at who the candidates invit…

To Fact-Check or Not: Campaigns Disagree on Role of Debate Moderator

(WASHINGTON) — Ahead of Monday night’s big showdown between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, there’s another ongoing discussion — whether or not moderators should fact-check candidates during the debates.The diverging views came after Fo…

Cafeteria Manager Sheds 100 Pounds Eating Kids’ Menu

Photodisc/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — A nutrition manager at a Texas elementary school lost more than 100 pounds by simply eating the same foods she encouraged her students to consume for breakfast and lunch.”I was 260 pounds and I got a job as a nutr…

‘Anti-Vaxxer’ Mom Changes Mind After Her Three Kids Fall Ill

iStock/Thinkstock(CHICAGO) — Kristen O’Meara chose not to vaccinate her young daughters as she was a big believer in anti-vaccination research. That changed when all three were stricken with a case of rotavirus, which causes acute stomach distres…

Violent Crime in US Up as City Homicides Spur 11 Percent Hike in Overall Murders

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — Cities across the country suffered an uptick in violent crime last year, including a nearly 11 percent jump in murders from the year before, according to new statistics compiled by the FBI.There were 1,197,704 viol…

Son Found After Eight Days Lost at Sea, Mother’s Fate a Mystery

iStock/Thinkstock(POINT JUDITH, R.I.) — The U.S. Coast Guard has launched an investigation into the mystery a 54-year-old Connecticut mother’s whereabouts after she and her son disappeared during a fishing trip last week.Though the 22-year-old Na…

Who Hillary Clinton Invited to the First Presidential Debate

ABC News(NEW YORK) — While the biggest attraction during the presidential debate Monday night will be the two candidates on stage, at least some attention will likely be paid to those in the audience.Hillary Clinton’s campaign Monday morning rele…

Seven Wounded After Shooting in Houston Shopping Center

iStock/Thinkstock(HOUSTON) — The Houston Police Department has responded to an active shooter situation in a shopping center that has left multiple people wounded, according to an alert published by the city.The suspect was shot and killed, accor…

Brother-in-Law of Keith Lamont Scott Calls for Release of Full Police Video

ABC News(NEW YORK) — Ray Dotch, brother-in-law of Keith Lamont Scott, who was killed by police in Charlotte last week, Monday called for the full police video of the incident to be released and said that he hopes Americans will take “an absolute …

Gary Johnson’s Debate Night Plans

Alex Wong/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — When Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump take the debate stage at Hofstra University Monday night for the first — and highly anticipated — presidential debate of the general election, Gary Johnson will watching on t…

Outpouring of Emotion After Ohio High School Football Player Succumbs to Injury

Photodisc/Thinkstock(CLEVELAND) — A 17-year-old Ohio high school football player died on Sunday after being injured in a game on Friday, reports WEWS-TV, a local ABC affiliate.Andre Jackson, a junior fullback and outside linebacker from Euclid Hi…

Five Storylines to Watch During Monday Night’s Presidential Debate

ABC News(NEW YORK) — As millions of voters tune in to watch the first presidential debate of the 2016 campaign, there are several key factors to keep in mind.The general election has been playing out for about two months now, with Donald Trump an…