January 1, 2020

Five destinations to visit in 2020 that aren’t overrun by tourists

sharply_done/iStock(NEW YORK) -- The new year -- or the new decade -- is the perfect time to start planning your next trip. But if you're tired of spending your travels swarmed by tourists, ABC News has you covered. Frommers, one of the biggest names in travel guide books, has dropped a new list of the top 20 places you can visit in 2020. Frommers Travel Editorial Director Pauline Frommer joined ABC's Good Morning America to share more details on some of these locations, including fi..
January 1, 2020

Royal family shares year-in-review videos, including new photo of Archie

_ultraforma_/iStock(LONDON) -- This past year was a big one for the royal family, and on Tuesday, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and the Duke and Duchess of Sussex reflected on 2019 by posting "Year in Review" videos to Instagram. While most of the footage was from charitable events the princes and duchesses attended over the year, Harry and Meghan capped off their video with a new photo of Prince Harry cuddling seven-month-old Archie. It is unclear when or where the photo was taken, but it..
January 1, 2020

Pentagon expects to deploy troops to Mideast after Iraqi protesters assault US embassy, torch guardhouse to protest airstrikes

CT757fan/iStock(BAGHDAD) -- An infantry battalion of about 750 soldiers from the 82nd Airborne Division has been authorized to deploy to the Middle East "immediately," Defense Secretary Mark Esper said in a statement Tuesday night, after hundreds of protesters, fomented by pro-Iranian militias and seemingly permitted by Iraqi security forces, attempted to storm the U.S. embassy in Baghdad earlier on New Year's Eve. The violent scene on Tuesday marked another escalation in tensions between t..
December 31, 2019

Marines sent to bolster security after Iraqi protesters assault US embassy, torch guardhouse to protest airstrikes

CT757fan/iStock(BAGHDAD) -- Hundreds of protesters, fomented by pro-Iranian militias and seemingly permitted by Iraqi security forces, have attempted to storm the U.S. embassy in Baghdad to protest recent deadly U.S. airstrikes against an Iranian-backed militia. The violent scene on Tuesday marked another escalation in tensions between the U.S. and Iran, with President Donald Trump blaming Iran for "orchestrating" the "attack" and calling on Iraqi officials -- caught between their two allies -- ..