At least five civilians and four gunmen are dead following an 11-hour siege Saturday of the Intercontinental Hotel in Afghanistan's capital of Kabul, according to the country's interior ministry. Ministry spokesman Najib Danish told ABC News, "The operation is over. Five people were killed, including one foreign national." That individual's nationality is unknown. Danish added that that six people were injured: three police officers and three civilians.
The government shutdown and the results of President Donald Trump's physical exam, released Friday by his physician Ronny Jackson, provided fodder for this week's "Saturday Night Live."
As his successor has seemed to systematically target key components of his legacy, Barack Obama has been strategic, according to current and former aides, in choosing when and how to speak out.
Dramatic scene where the Utah Air National Guard are called in to help extinguish a blaze after a fuel tanker hauling 9,000 gallons of gasoline and 1,000 gallons of diesel fuel overturned, bursting into flames. No injuries were reported. http://abcn.ws/2EW3b4Q
After one New York mother gave birth to her first and only child, she was devastated to learn just four months later that he had a rare genetic disorder that would leave him blind -- an anonymous donor changed that.
LATEST: Government shutdown will continue into a second day after senators went home without a deal on Saturday night.
The battle between congressional Democrats and Republicans to blame each other for the shutdown of the federal government today also played out on a wider and virtual sphere on Twitter.
Clashes have broken out in Honduras as demonstrators protesting President Juan Orlando Hernandez's re-election blocked roads in several locations and police moved in to break up the barricades.
The Chinese government accused the U.S. of trespassing in its territorial waters when a U.S. guided missile destroyer sailed near a disputed shoal in the South China Sea.
New Jersey's first lady Tammy Murphy told a crowd of thousands at a Women's March event in Morristown that she had been sexually assaulted while in college.
Gunmen waged an attack on the Intercontinental Hotel in Afghanistan's capital on Saturday; two of the attackers have been killed while two more are still resisting.
Mulvaney isn't apologizing for the shutdown tactics he employed years ago, saying he opposed that year's stopgap spending measure because it funded agencies that were implementing "Obamacare." But now he's faulting Democrats for seeking to use the very kind of leverage now that he failed to exploit back then.
We're in San Francisco where thousands are taking to the streets for the second annual Women's March, taking place across the country, on the first anniversary of President Donald J. Trump's inauguration. http://abcn.ws/2mXkICZ