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Deadline approaching for Dakota Access Pipeline protest camp

Deadline approaching for Dakota Access Pipeline protest camp

ABCNews.com(Cannon Ball, N.D.) Dakota Access Pipeline protestors that are still camped out in North Dakota could be arrested Wednesday if they do not leave.

Protesters have been at the campsite since August as they fight the construction of a pipeline that will carry oil from North Dakota through South Dakota and Iowa to Illinois. They feel the pipeline threatens the sanctity of the land, and...

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Clash ensues between monks and police at Thai temple

Clash ensues between monks and police at Thai temple

iStock/Thinkstock(BANGKOK) Scuffles broke out at the Dhammakaya Temple north of Bangkok in Thailand as police search for former abbot Phra Dhammachayo, who is wanted on multiple charges.

Authorities ordered monks to leave the temple, but followers instead flocked there to defy police as they try to arrest the 72-year-old Dhammachayo. Thailand's military government ordered emergency powers to b...

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VP Mike Pence 'disappointed' Flynn misled him on Russia

VP Mike Pence 'disappointed' Flynn misled him on Russia

ABC News(WASHINGTON) Vice President Mike Pence today said he was "disappointed" that former U.S. national security adviser Michael Flynn had misled him about the nature of his conversations with Russian officials during the presidential transition period.

"I was disappointed to learn that the facts that had been conveyed to me by General Flynn were inaccurate," Pence told reporters at a joint ...

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Uber CEO orders 'urgent investigation' after sexual harassment allegations surface

Uber CEO orders 'urgent investigation' after sexual harassment allegations surface

Uber(NEW YORK) -- Uber's CEO said he ordered an "urgent investigation" on Sunday after a former employee wrote a blog post claiming that she had been sexually harassed while working for the company and that her complaints to management had gone unheeded.

Uber head Travis Kalanick said in a statement provided to ABC News that he had instructed the company's head of human resources to immediately ...

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"The Last Jedi" is plural: Luke Skywalker's not the only one

"The Last Jedi" is plural: Luke Skywalker's not the only one

Disney/Lucasfilm(NEW YORK) -- When Disney announced that the title of the next Star Wars movie was The Last Jedi, there was a lot of speculation as to its meaning. Sure, it sounds like it's talking about one person -- presumably Luke Skywalker -- but as geeks everywhere have pointed out, the word "Jedi" is also plural, so it could be referring to more than one "Jedi" -- both Luke and Rey, f...

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Your Body: Over-diagnosis in breast cancer patients

Your Body: Over-diagnosis in breast cancer patients

iStock/ThinkstockDR. JENNIFER ASHTON, ABC News Senior Medical Contributor

A new study out of Denmark is sparking more debate as to whether mammography can lead to unnecessary treatments in some women.

Researchers found that one in three breast tumors discovered through a mammogram may be "over-diagnosed" -- meaning they're identified as more life-threatening than they really are, which leads to ...

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