6:17 p.m. ET: BREAKING: Bob Dole, former senator and presidential candidate, has been hospitalized at Walter Reed Medical Center.
5:29 p.m. ET: FISCAL CLIFF: President Obama, Republican lawmakers and an army of independent advocacy groups have mounted an aggressive new public campaign to highlight the stakes in a deal to avoid an economically toxic package of automatic tax hikes and spending cuts could take hold in 35 days.
3:20 p.m. ET: ABC’s Alex Marquardt reports from Cairo, Egpyt: Waves of protesters poured into Cairo’s Tahrir Square today to protest the far-reaching constitutional declaration made by President Mohammed Morsi last week that has essentially granted him unchecked power.
2:04 p.m. ET: When being called “too fat to fly” turned deadly…
The death of a 407-pound woman after being denied boarding on three flights was “preventable,” according to an attorney for the woman’s husband, who plans to pursue legal action against three airlines.
Vilma Soltesz, 56, died of kidney failure on Oct. 24 in Hungary, where she and her husband, Janos Soltesz, took an annual vacation to a home they owned in their native country, said Soltesz’ attorney, Holly Ostrov-Ronai.
1:11 p.m. ET: Republicans in New Hampshire’s state legislature have called for the first elected transgender official in the state – and the nation – to step down in light of a newspaper article that revealed her criminal past.
12:25 p.m. ET: BREAKING: The Powerball Jackpot is up to $500 million, with a cash value of $327 million, and growing.
10:45 p.m. ET: Corsets have been around since the 1300s, and the women’s undergarment designed to snitch the waist has evolved from using whale bone to metal spirals. This fashion statement once worn by Marie Antoinette is now making a comeback among today’s Hollywood elite.
Our very own ABC’s Lama Hasan tried on a corset at Symington Collection in London, and reports on the trend tonight for “Nightline.”