A crucial lawmaker voiced support of the deal Wednesday as Senate Democrats scored the votes needed to keep the historic deal afloat.
Senator who helped turn the tide
A report was made public Tuesday detailing what may have led a Wash. student to shoot and kill four of his friends and himself last October.
Heart-wrenching text he sent family
Locals in an Illinois community are urged to stay inside after Lt. Charles Joseph Gliniewicz was fatally shot while on duty Tuesday morning.
Intense tactics being used in search
A Md. court will hear arguments Wednesday in the case against six cops charged in Gray's death after he suffered a spinal injury in custody.
Contentious figure at center of suit
Kim Davis, the county clerk who is waging a moral war over gay marriage, released a statement on why she denied marriage licenses to couples.
'Major mistakes' she fesses up to
Yadira, 31, began getting intense, painful headaches -- and when she had it checked out, she was likely shocked by the test results.
Disturbing discovery inside her brain
While new moms and dads at Netflix can now take off as much time as they want during their child's first year, there may be snags in the plan.
Dynamic some fear may play out
Not all is always copacetic behind the scenes of major films, like that time George came to the physical defense of a staffer enduring the rath of David O. Russell.
15 epic actor-director clashes to note
Trump's astounding poll ratings have incited panic among Republicans, and now one GOP heavy hitter is allegedly looking into shaking up the race.
'He never stopped wanting to run'
ABC unveiled the full list of contestants who will be competing for the mirrorball on season 21 of ‘Dancing with the Stars’ Wednesday.
An American hero, a chef and more
With Labor Day weekend on the horizon, use this technique for preparing the refreshing fruit to completely stun your party guests.
Easy way you can pull it off yourself
BBC reporter Steve Backshall was in the middle of a live interview when a rare sight in the ocean completely stopped him in his tracks.
Distraction he just couldn't believe
Cher's mug shot, taken when she was 13 years old, is a real trip -- largely because the larger-than-life icon looks completely unrecognizable.
Wholesome look she left behind
Tying the knot at a very young age is commonplace in the Bangladeshi culture -- but with it comes significant risks for the adolescent brides.
See photos of the ceremonies
The pop star released her new music video for ‘Wildest Dreams’ during the VMAs Sunday. Now, 12 million views later, some are taking issue with it.
Why she's in hot water
After the much anticipated wait, lovers of the fast-food chain will finally get what they've been asking for in one short month.
3 words that are making waves
As designers flock to N.Y. and Texas is chock full of petroleum engineers, do you know which field is disproportionately popular at home?
We won't include any 'Hard Knocks' spoilers, only the fact that 6-foot-2, 325-pound Vince Wilfork made every teammate burst out laughing.
Player embraces Houston culture
Hair loss isn't just a men's issue. It actually affects one in four women -- and there's something you can do about it.
Exclusive product that really works
After starring in four blockbuster films, the hunky leading man of the hit franchise revealed some surprising news about his future as Mr. 007.
'Honestly. I'm not trying to be coy'
When John was pulled over in Ohio, he was told he turned his turn signal on too late -- but the cop reportedly noted another reason for the stop.
Unlikely 'violation' making headlines
A teaspoon of the substance is roughly equivalent to 28 cups of coffee -- and it was linked to two young men's deaths last year.
Well-known item deemed 'dangerous'
While many credit cards offer a slew of incentives to consumers who use them, they aren't always your best form of payment.
Items to avoid buying with plastic
Aimed at shoring up Putin's rugged image, the Kremlin released photos of the Russian president keeping strong as his popularity dips.
Who he then shared tea with
An intoxicated motorist with a baby in the backseat seemed totally oblivious to the mayhem and destruction he nearly caused.
'Do you know what you've done?'
The supermodel is finally opening up about the unretouched photo of her that went viral and was subject to intense scrutiny earlier this year.
Image that she felt 'blindsided' by
The Treasury Department reports that they saw a 14 percent increase in the number of people giving up their passports in 2014.
Countries US citizens now favor
Costly gas, long commutes, fatal crashes and more won this state the very unfortunate title of worst in America for drivers and car owners.
Unexpected region topped the list
Pretty soon, swimmers in one major city will be able to take the most daring dip of all -- and there's more where that came from.
Have you seen Bali's hanging pool?
Eleven years after suffering a panic attack on live television, ABC journalist Dan Harris has found an unusual way for dealing with anxiety.
Hear the secret to thinking clearly
The agency turned the breathtaking photos its New Horizons spacecraft took of the dwarf planet into an animation you have to see to believe.
Get a stunning look at the planet
A neighbor sheds light what she saw in her Georgia neighborhood Monday night when police responded to a call at the wrong address.
Frightening 7 words victim last spoke
Tips and tricks to make cleaning some of your messiest rooms -- like the kitchen and bathroom -- a breeze.
The 'lemon trick' you never knew
Vincent was mourning the loss of his owner and weighed in at 38 pounds, double what a dachshund should -- but now he's getting healthy.
Adorable way he's trimming down
In a brand new exclusive interview, Anthony Sadler explained that he was on his first-ever trip to Europe when a gunman entered the train car.
Three words that motivated him
As Washington mulls severing ties with Robert Griffin III, here’s a look back at where it all went wrong and which team he could play for next.
6 squads who might take the QB
At times, famous people may seem untouchable and eternally majestic, but their imperfections make them just like us.
'Deformity' you may not know about
The former NAACP leader, who was accused of lying about her race, recently revealed that she's pregnant with her third child.
Major topic she stayed mum about
Newly uncovered docs reveal the frightening comment convicted killer James Holmes made to a teacher, and why an officer barely took action.
Best shot authorities had to stop him
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