6:45 p.m. ET: TROOP DRAWDOWN: President Obama and Afghan President Hamid Karzai said today that most U.S. combat operations in Afghanistan would end this spring, signaling a quickening troop drawdown that will bring the decade-long war to a close at the end of 2014.
4:15 p.m. ET: What do you think of Kate Middleton’s newly revealed portrait?
Most people don’t just hate it, they think the painting looks nothing like her.
“Lifeless,” “disappointing,” “ordinary,” “dull” and “old” are not words usually associated with the Duchess of Cambridge. But those are a few of the kinder words being associated with her first official portrait, which was unveiled today in London at the National Portrait Gallery.
2:57 p.m. ET: What’s it like to raise a fiesty teenage boy when you’re Cyndi Lauper?
Read the full story HERE and tune into “Nightline” tonight to watch Juju’s full interview with the ’80s pop icon.
12:37 p.m. ET: At “Nightline,” we love coffee as much as the next caffeine-crazed group, but this seems a bit much.
Beautiful Existence — yes, that’s the legal name of a real person, not a philosophical question triggered by the new year — has another resolution for 2013: To eat and drink only items from Starbucks for 12 straight months.
10:23 a.m. ET: Butt glue? Velco rollers? These are just some of the bueaty secrets and tips some Miss America contestants shared with “20/20.” Get the full list HERE
And tune into “Nightline” tonight to get a sneak peek of “20/20″ Saturday special, “Pageant Confidential,” which goes behind the scenes at Miss America 2013.