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.”
Amy Adams Gives Up Seat
Amy Adams made one US soldier’s flight to LA much nicer.
Before her plane from Detroit took off, the Oscar-nominated actress, who was booked for a first-class seat, noticed a man in uniform at the gate. She then privately asked to switch seats with the soldier, who had been ticketed for coach.
After the switch was made, Adams, 39, met with the soldier briefly and privately by the cockpit. The actress, whose father was in the U.S. military, then went back to her new seat in coach.
Beauty Queen Loses Miss Delaware Title
Delaware beauty queen Amanda Longacre, whose title was revoked after it was revealed she is too old to meet the pageant’s requirements, will keep her $9,000 in scholarship money.
Officials with the Miss America Organization confirmed to ABC News today that Longacre, 24, will still be awarded the scholarship money she won June 14 when she was crowned Miss Delaware, even though she will no longer represent Delaware in September’s Miss America pageant.