By ABCNewsPR

Press Release
Sep 5, 2014 11:05am

“Good Morning America” is #1 for the Week of August 25th

  “GMA” is #1 for the Week: Outperforming NBC’s “Today” by 619,000 Total Viewers and 227,000 Adults 25-54   “GMA” Hits 12-Week High in Key Adult News Demo   “GMA” Only Morning Show to Grow Year-to-Year in Adults 25-54 and Adults 18-49 ABC News’ “Good… Read More »

By ABC News

Nation
Sep 4, 2014 6:32pm

911 Call Released From Mass. Kayakers’ Shark Encounter

“It was a f—g Great White,” Orr says. “What if he comes back?” The shark did not return and the two made it to shore unharmed after waiting in the water for 30 minutes. “We didn’t see a fin so we didn’t know if it… Read More »

By Jonah Lustig

Nation
Sep 4, 2014 2:31pm

Los Angeles Animal Control Captures Deadly Cobra That Bit Dog

Animal control officers in Los Angeles County captured a deadly venomous cobra that vanished after it bit a dog two days ago, leaving people living in the neighborhood worried about the missing snake. Department officials told ABC News that the snake was caught near the… Read More »

By Tina Chen

Nation
Sep 4, 2014 2:23pm

Retired Military Dog to Receive Lifesaving Surgery

It looks like former military dog Kay will be receiving the lifesaving surgery he needs after all. Brandon Donahue, Kay’s handler-turned-owner, and his wife turned to help online at GoFundMe.com to raise the $6,000 needed to remove a tumor from Kay’s heart. With the title… Read More »

Investigative
Sep 4, 2014 1:53pm

New Al Qaeda Franchise Also Sets Sights on US

Al Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent (AQIS) may be a new branch of the global terror group, but at least one of its primary aims is the same as the rest: to target the United States. Following words from al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri, a… Read More »

By ABCNewsPR

Press Release
Sep 4, 2014 9:02am

Robin Sproul and Jonathan Greenberger Promoted at ABC News

  ABC News President James Goldston sent the following note to the news division this morning announcing that Robin Sproul has been promoted to Vice President of Public Affairs and Jonathan Greenberger has been promoted to Vice President and Bureau Chief. Team – I am delighted to… Read More »

By ABC News

Nation
Sep 3, 2014 8:13pm

9 Hurt in Science Demo Explosion at Reno Museum

Eight children and one adult were injured after a science project exploded at the Discovery Museum downtown, police said. Reno Fire Chief Michael Hernandez said at a briefing Wednesday that a demonstration that simulates a smoke tornado malfunctioned, which caused a “flash” that “entered” 8… Read More »

Investigative
Sep 3, 2014 6:57pm

Friend of Steven Sotloff Challenges ISIS Leader to Debate on Islam

A close friend of Steven Sotloff’s today demanded to debate the leader of the Iraqi terror group that allegedly murdered the American journalist. “I have a message to Abu Bakr,” Barak Barfi, a friend of Sotloff’s and family spokesperson, said in heated Arabic before television… Read More »

By ABC News

Investigative
Sep 3, 2014 5:28pm

Official: American May Be Key in ISIS Social Media Blitz

By MICHELE McPHEE and BRIAN ROSS An American college graduate from Boston, who has been on the run from the FBI for years, is suspected of joining ISIS and leveraging his computer skills to spread the Iraqi terror group’s propaganda on social media, a senior… Read More »

By ABCNewsPR

Press Release
Sep 3, 2014 2:22pm

Avram Promoted at DATG

Today Anne Sweeney, Co-Chairman, Disney Media Networks and President, Disney-ABC Television Group, and Ben Sherwood, Co-President, Disney-ABC Television Group, announced Eric Avram has been promoted.   See below the note they sent to DATG staff on Eric’s new role as VP, DATG for Talent, Booking… Read More »