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 atABC.WorldNews@abc.com, and they could appear on World News.
Couple Conceive Identical Triplets Naturally
One happy couple in northern California conceived their identical triplets the old-fashioned way. In this age of fertility drugs and multiple births, that may sound hard to believe but they didn’t use any drugs, just great luck. The odds of natural, identical triplets by one estimate is one in 100 million. By our math, that’s somewhere between your odds of getting hit by lightning and winning the Powerball.
Bruce Springsteen’s Handwritten Lyrics Sell for $197K
Bruce Springsteen’s handwritten lyrics to his 1975 hit “Born to Run” sold for $197,000 today at a Sotheby’s auction in New York. The Boss wrote 30 lines on ordinary lined paper when he was 26 years old and still an unknown artist trying to make it big on the Jersey Shore.