July 13, 2018

Sarah Palin speaks out after being ‘duped’ into spoof interview by Sacha Baron Cohen

ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Former Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin spoke out about being "duped" into a spoof interview with British actor Sacha Baron Cohen. "It was proposed to me as a legitimate interview to speak about veterans’ issues in our military and current events to a new audi..
July 13, 2018

FEMA unprepared, understaffed in facing 2017 hurricane season, report says

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- No tarps, no cots, and fewer than 200 blue roofs. That is what the Federal Emergency Management Administration’s warehouse in Puerto Rico looked like as Hurricane Maria made landfall in September 2017. The vital supplies had been siphoned off elsewhere when Hurricane I..
July 12, 2018

Teen spends 10 hours treading water after a rip current swept him out to sea

Kirk Spataro(ST. SIMON'S ISLAND, La.) -- A 19-year-old Louisiana teen spent 10 hours in the open sea after a rip current dragged him out into the ocean off the Georgia coast. Blake Spataro said he was sitting in the ocean off the coast of St. Simon’s Island Tuesday when a rip tide dragged him o..
July 12, 2018

Schlitterbahn water slide where 10-year-old boy was killed to be torn down, park officials say

ABC News(KANSAS CITY, Kan.) -- Officials have approved plans to tear down Schlitterbahn water slide in Kansas City that killed a 10-year-old boy in 2016, according to the park's spokeswoman. Deconstruction of the Verrückt will proceed in the coming months, Schlitterbahn Waterpark spokeswoman Wi..