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.
Cosby on The Cosby Show
Bill Cosby told ABC News and Yahoo that the real reason he created “The Cosby Show” was because he wanted to bring an honest depiction of parenting back to television. One of America’s favorite TV dads, Cosby was sick of shows where the kids were smarter than the parents.
Good Golf, Bad Dress
For the first time in more than 30 years, an Englishman – Justin Rose – won the top prize at the U.S. Open. Veteran Phil Mickelson came up short and placed second, but the real buzz surrounded another person entirely. Billy Horschel arrived at the course dressed in so called “Octopus Pants,” raising the bar for bad fashion in golf.
The Search for Hoffa Continues
It’s one of the most enduring mysteries in modern American life, and an answer may yet be unearthed. Jimmy Hoffa, the American labor union leader, disappeared 38 years ago and no one knows where he ended up. Now, investigators are digging up a field in Michigan hoping to solve the decades-old mystery. The field is near land once owned by mobsters. Reputed mobster Tony Zerilli, 85, said earlier this year that Hoffa was buried in a lot in Oakland Township, the very same area investigators are currently searching, but a body has yet to be recovered.