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Mickey Mouse tells kids their adoption date, happy tears ensue

(ORLANDO, Fla.) -- A magical day became even more magical for these kids thanks to some wonderful news from Mickey Mouse.

Janielle and Elijah Gilmour were surprised to learn their official adoption date after living with their foster parents, ... Read More

Give Baby Charlie experimental treatment, say US parents whose son has similar disorder

(BALTIMORE) -- Baby Charlie Gard’s parents have been locked in a bitter fight for their son’s future, not only for his survival against a debilitating disease, but against the London hospital where he has been a patient since he was just ... Read More

'Healthy Living for Summer': Skin-care safety

(LOS ANGELES) -- Spending more time in the sun is a big part of summer but it takes a toll on us, and it can be deadly. In the fourth episode of ABC News' "Healthy Living for Summer" series, we look at how we can take care of our skin while relaxing ... Read More

18-day-old baby girl dies after contracting meningitis linked to HSV-1, parents say

(DES MOINES, Iowa) -- As they mourn the loss of their newborn daughter, a couple in Iowa are warning parents about whom they allow around their babies in those early days after birth, when infants' immune systems are incredibly fragile.

"J... Read More

Colorado Chick-fil-A employee saves co-worker from choking during break

(HIGHLANDS RANCH, Colo.) -- A Chick-fil-A employee is being hailed after performing the Heimlich maneuver on a choking co-worker.

Andrew Myrant was on his break in a Highlands Ranch, Colorado, Chick-fil-A location when he noticed the co-wo... Read More

101-year-old female runner sets world record

(BATON ROUGE, La.) -- Julia Hawkins, 101, knows a thing or two about going the distance, and with a nickname like “Hurricane,” you can be sure that speed and power are on her radar, too.

On Saturday, the Baton Rouge centenarian... Read More

California couple welcomes baby during Uber ride to the hospital

(SHERMAN OAKS, Calif.) -- A California couple’s Uber ride took an unexpected turn Friday night after a woman gave birth inside the car.

Niv Davidovich told ABC News that minutes after entering the backseat of the car, his wife, Erica... Read More

90-year-old grandmother has made over 2,000 tiny hats for newborns

(MAYFIELD HEIGHTS, Ohio) -- One 90-year-old grandmother is keeping herself plenty busy.

Barbara Lowe has hand knit thousands of tiny hats for babies born inside Hillcrest Hospital in Mayfield Heights, Ohio, since 2009.

To date, ... Read More

Students design 3D-printed wheelchairs for kitten with spinal condition

(PORTSMOUTH, N.H.) -- When a cat-loving teacher heard about a friend's feline with mobility issues, she had an innovative idea to use 3D printing to help get the kitten moving a little easier.

Carrie Barron from Portsmouth, New Hampshire, ... Read More

Artificial sweeteners could cause weight gain over time, review of studies says

(NEW YORK) -- Too much sugar, we know, is linked to obesity, high blood pressure and diabetes. And people who are watching their weight may choose the artificial sweetness to fight back products like aspartame, sucralose and steviocide (brand names: ... Read More

McConnell delays vote on health care while McCain recuperates from surgery

(PHOENIX) -- The U.S. Senate will delay its consideration of health care legislation while Sen. John McCain recuperates from surgery, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced Saturday night, just hours after the Arizona Republican announced he under... Read More

Baby goes crazy for her first ice cream cone in adorable viral video

(WEST POINT, Ala.) -- One baby is putting the "i" in ice cream because she loves the cold stuff.

Ashley Cavanaugh's youngest daughter, 9-month-old Emma, was treated to her very first ice cream cone last month thanks to the baby's great-gra... Read More

Month-old giraffe at Maryland Zoo dies

(BALTIMORE) -- The Maryland Zoo has reported the death of its month-old giraffe calf Julius, saying that it has left the organization with "heavy hearts."

“It’s hard to put our emotions into words right now,” Don Hutchins... Read More

McCain in 'good spirits' after undergoing surgery for blood clot

(WASHINGTON) -- Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) had a blood clot removed from above his left eye on Friday, according to the Mayo Clinic Hospital in Phoenix, Arizona, and the senator's office.

“Surgeons successfully removed the 5-cm blood clo... Read More