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(NEW YORK) -- The Dow Jones Industrial Average plunged 1,175 points on Monday, its largest one-day point drop in history, to close at 24,345, a decline of 4.6 percent.

At one point the Dow was down more than 1,500 points before slightly rebounding at the closing bell.

The...Read more

(WASHINGTON) -- Over strong objections from the intelligence community and law enforcement, President Donald Trump has declassified a controversial GOP memo alleging political bias and abuses of government surveillance powers at the FBI and Justice Department. 

Trump formally approved...Read more

(WASHINGTON) -- A train carrying Republican members of Congress to a legislative retreat slammed into a truck in western Virginia Wednesday morning, killing at least one person and injuring at least five others.

The deadly crash occurred in Crozet, Virginia, about 15 miles west of...Read more

(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump delivered his first State of the Union address and provided his assessment of his first year in office with a look ahead at his agenda as he continues to work towards fulfilling his campaign promise to "make America great again."

Trump's speech took...Read more

(WASHINGTON) -- Two government officials familiar with the matter confirm to ABC News that FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe is stepping down immediately.

He had long been expected to retire from government in March, when he was eligible to receive his benefits for his years of...Read more

(BENTON, Ky.) -- Two teenagers have died and 17 other people are wounded after a shooting at a Kentucky high school Tuesday morning, Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin said.

The suspect, a 15-year-old male student, was taken into custody, Bevin said.

Fourteen people suffered gunshot...Read more

(WASHINGTON) -- Following passage in the Senate and House, President Donald Trump Monday night signed a bill to fund the government for three weeks and end the three-day-long federal government shutdown.

Congress had agreed to the short-term funding bill earlier Monday after Senate...Read more

(HONOLULU) -- People in Hawaii woke up Saturday to emergency alerts sent to their mobile phones and broadcast on radio and TV warning of an imminent ballistic missile attack.

The alert turned out to be false and the result of human error.

But for the more than 30 minutes it...Read more

(NEW YORK) -- Keith Jackson, who was often referred to as the voice of college football over the past five decades, died late Friday night, according to his family. He was 89.

Jackson spent more than 50 years as a sports broadcaster. He retired in 2006.

He began calling...Read more

(NEW YORK) -- Legendary astronaut John Young died Saturday. He was 87.

Young was the first astronaut to command the Space Shuttle. He flew to the moon twice.

News of his death prompted tributes, including from fellow astronauts who called him a "hero" and "astronauts' astronaut," and...Read more