Instant Index: Obama’s Historic Call, Starbucks’ Expensive Gift Cards

Dec 9, 2012 12:42am

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From the unconventional and awe-inspiring to the hilarious and heartwarming, here’s a look at some of the most interesting photos, videos and stories that have our newsroom talking today. What’s capturing your attention, filling your inbox and cluttering your Facebook/Twitter feed? Tweet us the stories you’re talking about using #InstantIndex or email us at ABC.WorldNews@abc.com and they could appear on World News.

Tonight’s Instant Index:


PHOTO: Obama’s Historic Call

The White House has released this photo, capturing a pivotal moment in American History. The picture, snapped the night of the presidential election, shows President Obama on the phone with Mitt Romney, accepting his Republican challenger’s concession.

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Official White House Photo by Pete Souza

NUMBER: $450

The much-ballyhooed Starbucks’ special edition etched-steel gift cards, which cost $450 each and buy $400 worth of coffee, free refills and special perks, sold out instantly online — all 5,000 of them.

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Starbucks/AP Photo

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