The Note
Dec 29, 2014 12:54pm

Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama ‘Most Admired’ People — Again

The people have spoken, again. Despite a rocky year for Democrats, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and President Obama and have both held on to their reign as the most admired man and woman in America, coming in with strong leads ahead of of Oprah… Read More »

By Freda Kahen-Kashi

George Stephanopoulos
Dec 28, 2014 11:01am

The Man Behind the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge’s ‘Viral Storm’

The ice bucket challenge was the trend of the summer, soaking the nation in a waterfall of frigid water and charitable giving, with countless videos filling Facebook news feeds and Twitter messages. While the challenge was taken by thousands of Americans – including well-known athletes,… Read More »

By Jessica Puckett

George Stephanopoulos
Dec 28, 2014 9:04am

US Soccer Star Tim Howard Wants to Play in 2018 World Cup

The U.S. men’s soccer team’s heart-stopping performance in the World Cup – including goalkeeper Tim Howard’s heroic saves – fueled hype for the sport across the nation this summer. Howard, 35, an ABC News’ “This Week” Game Changer of 2014, had his most memorable game… Read More »

By ABC News

George Stephanopoulos
Dec 27, 2014 3:16pm

Excerpt: ‘The Keeper’ by Tim Howard

From THE KEEPER: A Life of Saving Goals and Achieving Them by Tim Howard Copyright © 2014 by Tim Howard. Reprinted courtesy of Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers. ARENA FONTE NOVA SALVADOR, BRAZIL JULY 2, 2014 USA VS. BELGIUM: PREGAME Even from the locker… Read More »

By Gary Langer

Polls
Dec 27, 2014 7:01am

In Police/Community Controversies, Vast Majorities Back Special Prosecutors, Body Cams

Large majorities across racial and political groups agree on two proposals to address police-community relations in the United States: The use of an outside prosecutor when police kill an unarmed civilian, and requiring all patrol officers to wear body cameras when on duty. Eighty-seven percent… Read More »

By ABC News

George Stephanopoulos
Dec 26, 2014 10:14am

Coming Up on ‘This Week’: 2014 Game Changers

As the year draws to a close, we examine the game changers who made their mark in 2014, Sunday on “This Week.” From a new villain in the Middle East who emerged with terrifying tactics, the women who shook up the world of politics, the… Read More »

The Note
Dec 23, 2014 8:46pm

Man With Alleged Bag of Ecstasy Arrested at US Capitol

U.S. Capitol Police arrested a man at a checkpoint at the Capitol Tuesday afternoon allegedly in possession of a large quantity of Ecstasy pills, prompting a joint investigation with the Drug Enforcement Administration, ABC News has learned exclusively. The man, identified by USCP as Dennis… Read More »

The Note
Dec 23, 2014 8:48am

Is Michael Grimm A Goner?

By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES  NEW YORK REP. MICHAEL GRIMM EXPECTED TO PLEAD GUILTY TO FELONY TAX CHARGE. Rep. Michael Grimm is expected to plead guilty to a felony tax charge, federal officials told ABC News. Grimm, R-New York, is alleged to have solicited and… Read More »

By Greg Holyk

Polls
Dec 23, 2014 6:58am

Poll Finds Broad Public Support for Open Relations with Cuba

Broad majorities of Americans in a new ABC News/Washington Post poll support establishing diplomatic relations with Cuba, as well as ending the United States’ longstanding trade embargo and restrictions on travel to and from the Caribbean nation. Sixty-four percent favor Cuban-American diplomatic relations, similar to… Read More »

The Note
Dec 22, 2014 8:52am

Rubio vs. Rand: Feuding Like It’s 2016

By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES RUBIO CALLS RAND PAUL ‘CHIEF CHEERLEADER’ OF OBAMA FOREIGN POLICY: Sen. Marco Rubio responded to criticism from fellow Republican and potential 2016 presidential rival Sen. Rand Paul over his position on Cuba, insisting that he would oppose the “Obama-Paul foreign… Read More »