6:25 p.m. ET: It only takes 60 seconds to watch the “Nightline” Qwiki video! Tonight, “Nightline” anchor Cynthia McFadden features NYC’s proposed sugary drink ban: has the ‘nanny-state’ gone too far? Plus, deadly giggle seizures and On the Town with Will.i.am. Watch it HERE:
5:42 p.m. ET: WEATHER REPORT: Severe thunderstorms threaten much of the East Coast this evening, with the possibility of tornadoes in several mid-Atlantic cities, including Washington, D.C., Richmond and Raleigh, N.C.
4:21 p.m. ET: We bet you have never seen flowers like these before:
Photographer Jack Long captured these liquid shapes with high-speed photography. ABC’s Lawrence Lai writes about Long’s amazing photography HERE.
3:36 p.m. ET: An incredible story of endurance. A man who once weighed almost 700 pounds, worked to reclaim his life the “old fashioned way” through diet and exercise. Today, 44-year-old Neil Burns has lost 370 pounds.
2:54 p.m. ET: BREAKING: A judge revoked bond today for George Zimmerman, the neighborhood watch captain charged with second-degree murder in the shooting death of a Florida teenager in his gated community, and ordered him to surrender himself in 48 hours.
1:46 p.m. ET: Nothing says summer like a “Nightline” staff pizza party in Central Park:
12:31 p.m. ET: This is one of those things we refer to as “wicked cool.”
The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee: Then and Now PHOTOS:
11:33 a.m. ET: Another “zombie Apocalypse” attack occurred in Maryland.
Alexander Kinyua, 21, is accused of killing a housemate and told police in Harford County, Md., that he ate the victim’s heart and part of his brain after killing him. Read the rest of the gruesome story HERE.
No confirmation yet if the infamous “bath salts” — a drug made with synthetic chemicals that causes a wild, delusional high — played a role in this incident.
Last fall, the Drug Enforcement Administration banned three chemicals used in bath salts, and 38 states have enacted their own bans, but incidents continue.
10:05 a.m. ET: “Nightline” anchor Cynthia McFadden tweeted:
9:17 a.m. ET: JOHN EDWARDS TRIAL: Jurors talked publicly for the first time today on “Good Morning America” about the sometimes heated exchanges inside the jury room, as the days ticked by and the pressure mounted for 12 strangers to come to a unanimous consensus about the legal culpability of a man whose moral failings were on full display.
“Everybody’s got their own beliefs based off what they saw and they stood their ground, they stood by their decision and I respect that,” said juror Jonathan Nunn, a maintenance technician who voted “not guilty” on all six counts.
Read the full story HERE and watch what happens here: