China says doctor behind gene-edited babies acted on his own

China says doctor behind gene-edited babies acted on his own

Interested in China? Add China as an interest to stay up to date on the latest China news, video, and analysis from ABC News. Chinese investigators have determined that the doctor behind the reported birth of two babies whose genes had been edited in hopes of making them resistant to the AIDS virus acted on…
Duke of Edinburgh reportedly driving without a seat belt days after car accident

Duke of Edinburgh reportedly driving without a seat belt days after car accident

The Duke of Edinburgh and his driving are back in the British headlines again. Several Sunday papers have splashed photographs of the Queen's 97-year-old husband back behind the wheel of a brand-new Land Rover. The photos appeared just two days after he was part of a car crash involving two women and a 9-month-old baby…
China 2018 economic growth falls to 3-decade low

China 2018 economic growth falls to 3-decade low

China's 2018 economic growth fell to a three-decade low, adding to pressure on Beijing to settle a tariff war with Washington. The world's second-largest economy expanded by 6.6 percent over a year earlier, down from 2017's 6.9 percent, official data showed Monday. Growth in the three months ending in December dipped to 6.4 percent —…
Oxfam says world wealth gap widening, advocates fairer taxes

Oxfam says world wealth gap widening, advocates fairer taxes

Wealth inequality around the world is "out of control" and doing particular harm to women, anti-poverty campaigner Oxfam warned Monday ahead of the annual gathering of business and political leaders in the Swiss ski resort of Davos. Oxfam, which has for years been trying to bring attention to the issue ahead of the World Economic…

Authorities: Police officer gunned down in Mobile, Alabama

A police officer has been shot to death in Mobile, Alabama. Mobile Police Chief Lawrence Batiste told reporters that Officer Sean Tuder was gunned down Sunday afternoon.Batiste said one suspect has been taken into custody. However, he said he could not immediately confirm if the 19-year-old suspect fired the shot that killed Tuder. Batiste said…
‘I’ve been robbed by the state:’ Zimbabwe, in chaos, mourns

‘I’ve been robbed by the state:’ Zimbabwe, in chaos, mourns

Before the family of Kelvin Tinashe Choto knew he had been killed, social media in Zimbabwe was circulating a photo of his battered body lying on the reception counter of a local police station. Angry protesters had left him there. The 22-year-old was shot in the head, one of at least a dozen people killed…

Giuliani: ‘So what’ if Trump and Cohen discussed testimony

President Donald Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani left open Sunday the possibility that Trump and former personal attorney Michael Cohen might have discussed Cohen's congressional testimony. But, he added, "so what" if he did? Giuliani told CNN's "State of the Union" that he did not know if Trump had discussed with Cohen a 2017 congressional interview…
Major blast of cold air moves into Northeast after winter storm delivers snow, ice

Major blast of cold air moves into Northeast after winter storm delivers snow, ice

A powerful storm continues to move through the Northeast on Sunday, after it brought up to 15 inches of snow in the Midwest and three reported tornadoes in the South. Interested in Weather? Add Weather as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Weather news, video, and analysis from ABC News. The…

Florida mayor resigns due to ‘inappropriate texting’

A Florida mayor is resigning due to inappropriate texting. The Pensacola News-Journal reported that Gulf Breeze Mayor David Landfair resigned on Friday. Landfair had just been sworn in as the mayor of the northwest Florida city in December. In his resignation letter, Landfair said he had made a mistake and had engaged in "inappropriate texting…
Suspended pairs skating champion John Coughlin dies at 33

Suspended pairs skating champion John Coughlin dies at 33

John Coughlin, a two-time U.S. pairs champion recently suspended from figure skating, died by suicide in Kansas City, Missouri. He was 33. U.S. Figure Skating released a statement Saturday and cited his sister, Angela Laune. The sister said in a Facebook post that her "wonderful, strong, amazingly compassionate brother John Coughlin took his own life.…

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