May 6, 2019

US Navy destroyers sail near disputed islands claimed by China in South China Sea

US Navy(WASHINGTON) -- Two U.S. Navy destroyers sailed within 12 miles of Chinese-claimed artificial islands in the South China Sea on Monday, and, as expected, the operation drew swift condemnation from China. Why does the U.S. Navy carry out these missions in the South China Sea? And why has China built artificial islands in the South China Sea? ABC News takes a look at the importance of this little-known but vital waterway. What's going on in the South China Sea? The South China Sea make..
May 6, 2019

‘I’m over the moon’ says Prince Harry as he and Meghan Markle welcome baby boy

Samir Hussein/Samir Hussein/WireImage(LONDON) -- Prince Harry and Meghan have welcomed a baby boy. "I'm just over the moon," Harry said in announcing the birth of his first child. The newborn weighed 7 pounds and 3 ounces. The baby was born at 5:26 a.m. local time, according to Buckingham Palace. Both mom and baby are "doing incredibly well," Prince Harry said in brief remarks outside Frogmore Cottage, the Windsor home where he and Meghan will raise their son. "The Queen, The Duke of Edinb..
May 6, 2019

Duchess Meghan in labor with first child, palace announces

Samir Hussein/Samir Hussein/WireImage(LONDON) -- Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, is in labor with her first child, Kensington Palace announced. "The Duchess went into labour in the early hours of this morning," the palace said in a statement Monday. "The Duke of Sussex was by Her Royal Highnesses’ side. An announcement will be made soon." Meghan went into labor in her 41st week of pregnancy, one week past her due date. She was last seen in public in March and waited out her pregnancy at home at F..
May 6, 2019

Russian investigators racing to determine cause of Moscow passenger jet crash

Xinhua/Sergei via Getty Images(MOSCOW) -- Russian investigators said they've located and sent for analysis the data and voice recorders from the passenger jet that crash-landed on a Moscow runway Sunday. Authorities are examining three likely theories for what led to the emergency landing, during which a fire broke out aboard the plane: a mishandling of technical inspections by the ground crew or inexperience among the pilots, an aircraft malfunction or poor weather conditions. Copyright ©..