‘Nightline’ Daily Line, March 28: Mega Millions Hits $500M

By ABC News

Mar 28, 2012 8:30am

abc Nightline Daily Line thg 120307 wblog Nightline Daily Line, March 28: Mega Millions Hits $500M

What’s the buzz today? We’ll tell you…

10: 45 p.m. ET: What are the chances for winning the lottery? Online teaching guru Sal Khan breaks down the odds of winning:

 

6:27 p.m. ET: Are the Supreme Court justices playing beer pong during the individual health care mandate arguments? SCOTUSLive.com says… it could happen.

ht scotus beer pong tk 120328 wblog Nightline Daily Line, March 28: Mega Millions Hits $500M

Credit: Courtesy SCOTUSlive.com

5:41 p.m. ET: Buzzfeed.com reminds us of a time when tech was “tech” before it became widely used and accepted.

5:36 p.m. ET: More on the JetBlue pilot: Court documents reveal he ranted about Sept. 11 and yelled, “Guys, push it to full throttle.”

4:15 p.m. ET: ABC News learns the JetBlue pilot who was restrained aboard a Las Vegas-bound flight after erratic behavior now faces federal criminal charges of interfering with flight crew instructions.

2:45 p.m. ET: Pope Benedict XVI met with Fidel Castro in Havana, Cuba today. According to a Vatican spokesman, Castro asked the pope what his mission was and the pope said he wanted to serve mankind.

ap pope fidel castro dm 120328 wblog Nightline Daily Line, March 28: Mega Millions Hits $500M

Credit: Osservatore Romano/AP Photo

2:30 p.m. ET: The New York Times reports that the opening scene of “Mad Men” season 5 was taken straight off their Page 1, from 1966.

1:56 p.m. ET: Mega millions updates their website to say the estimated jackpot is now $500 million, with a $359 million cash option.

12:35 p.m. ET: Let the Timsanity begin! The Associated Press reports that Nike is suing Reebok for using quarterback Tim Tebow’s name on Jets-related apparel without permission.

11:50 a.m. ET: Illinois Democrat Bobby Rush took to the House floor to make a statement about the killing of Florida teen Trayvon Martin, wearing a hoodie in defiance of the dress code on the House floor, and was subsequently cut off. ABC’s John Parkinson reports.

11:15 a.m. ET: ABC News confirms that George H.W. Bush will formally back Mitt Romney for president.

10:50 a.m. ET: ABC’s David Wright tweets from…the middle of nowhere:

davidwrightNebraska Nightline Daily Line, March 28: Mega Millions Hits $500M

randolph ne Nightline Daily Line, March 28: Mega Millions Hits $500M

Credit: @abcdavid

10:20 a.m. ET: Penguins Vs. Pandas! ABC’s Jeffrey Kofman reports on a colony of penguins at the Edinburgh Zoo who seem to be holding a seriously dirty grudge against visitors who flock to the panda enclosure.

8: 45 a.m. ET: We learn overnight that Newt Gingrich, strapped for cash but still digging in his heels, has laid off one third of his campaign staff. ABC’s Russell Goldman has the latest.

SHOWS:
You are using an outdated version of Internet Explorer. Please click here to upgrade your browser in order to comment.
blog comments powered by Disqus