6:23 p.m. ET: As expected, everyone everywhere wants an iPhone 5.
This morning Apple announced that 2 million iPhone 5s had been pre-ordered within 24 hours of being on sale early Friday morning. The ship date of the new larger and faster phone slipped from one week to two and now it won’t ship for up to three weeks at many retailers.
5:08 p.m. ET: Little kids have been in the news for swallowing magnetic “Buckyballs” and detergent pods. And now there’s a case report of an 8-month-old baby girl named Aunraya, who was brought to Texas Children’s Hospital because she swallowed a new toy: a superabsorbent polymer ball.
2:32 p.m. ET: Tonight on “Nightline,” a look at the doctors and patients on the front lines of fighting West Nile virus in the United States. Read the full story HERE
Shown here is 51-year-old Brandt Leondar, learning to walk again after a single mosquito bite infected with West Nile virus ravaged his body and his mind.
1:29 p.m. ET: Media troubles continue for the British royals…
An Italian magazine owned by the country’s former premier has published more topless photos of Kate Middleton’s sunbathing despite legal action by the royal family to block publication.
12:08 p.m. ET: “Nightline” anchor Terry Moran tweets:
10:46 a.m. ET: Is it time to rekindle Occupy Wall Street?
Protesters poured into New York’s financial district today to mark the first anniversary of the movement, but their presence was dwarfed by riot-gear-clad police, who set up metal barriers and formed human walls to pacify the demonstrators.
9:50 a.m. ET: Stuart Stevens, a top strategist for Mitt Romney, confirmed Sunday night that “speeches go through lots of processes and editing” after Politico first reported there were competing versions of Romney’s Tampa, Fla., convention speech.
ABC’s Political Unit’s Michael Falcone and Amy Walter offer their analysis of the campaign infighting HERE