Investigative
Apr 18, 2014 4:25pm

After Secret Conviction, Marine Vet Sends Letter From Iranian Prison

A former U.S. Marine accused by Iran of being a CIA spy pleaded his case to the Iranian leadership in a letter written from detention, a few days after he was sentenced in a secret court to 10 years in prison. Arizona-born Amir Hekmati, who… Read More »

The Note
Apr 18, 2014 4:21pm

Hillary Clinton Re-Uses Former Secretary of State’s Book Title

Hillary Clinton’s memoir of her four years as secretary of state will be titled “Hard Choices,” her publisher announced Friday. Only problem is, she’s not the first one to use the title. In fact, she’s not even the first former Secretary of State to do… Read More »

By Jeffrey Cramer

Nation
Apr 18, 2014 4:15pm

Pool Light Likely to Blame for Boy’s Death, Police Say

A 7-year-old boy died after he was electrocuted in his own family pool, and investigators are focusing on the pool light as the cause, police said. Calder Sloan was swimming in his pool in the backyard of his home with a friend on Sunday afternoon… Read More »

World
Apr 18, 2014 4:12pm

World’s Tallest Building Set for Construction in Saudi Arabia

Construction for the world’s tallest skyscraper is set to start next week in Saudi Arabia, according to local media. The Kingdom tower will measure 3,280 feet when completed, which stretches 568 feet taller than the current Guinness World Record holder for tallest man-made construction, the… Read More »

The Note
Apr 18, 2014 3:51pm

Obama Presents Navy Football with Commander-in-Chief’s Trophy

The Naval Academy ended their season 9-4, a solid feat for any team, but their bigger accomplishment: taking home the Commander-in-Chief’s Trophy. And today, President Obama presented the team with the trophy for the 2nd time in two years and 9th time in the past… Read More »

Parenting
Apr 18, 2014 3:36pm

Baby’s ‘Night at the Roxbury’ Dance Moves Beat Will Ferrell and Chris Kattan

Move over Will Ferrell and Chris Kattan—this baby’s got rhythm! Sassy, little 6-month-old Audrey Putland, from Adelaid, Australia, can’t help but dance during mealtime, hilariously channeling the dynamic duo from the infamous “Saturday Night Live” skit turned movie, “A Night at the Roxbury.” “I was… Read More »

Nation
Apr 18, 2014 3:18pm

High School Students Sacrifice Cellphones for Kid With Leukemia

When the varsity hockey team at Billerica Memorial High School in Billerica, Mass., was brainstorming ways to help a young pee-wee hockey player with leukemia, they came up with the typical fundraising ideas like a 5-K race. Then, one of their teammate’s father, Glen Corbett,… Read More »

By Ali Weinberg

The Note
Apr 18, 2014 3:16pm

US Extends Keystone Review as Pipeline Supporters Cry Foul

The State Department says it needs more time to make a decision about whether to approve the Keystone XL pipeline project, citing uncertainty about the route’s direction through Nebraska, which is currently under litigation there. The department is delaying the deadline for eight federal agencies… Read More »

By ABC News

George Stephanopoulos
Apr 18, 2014 3:08pm

Sunday on ‘This Week’: Boston Marathon Security

House Homeland Security Committee Chair Rep. Michael McCaul, R-Texas, and former New York City police commissioner and ABC News contributor Ray Kelly discuss security for Monday’s Boston Marathon Sunday on “This Week.” Plus, George Stephanopoulos goes one-on-one with former Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens… Read More »

By Rachael Ellenbogen

Celebrities
Apr 18, 2014 2:29pm

Debbie Matenopoulos Reveals She’s Married and Pregnant

Former ‘The View’ co-host Debbie Matenopoulos, 39, shared a double dose of news with People Magazine – she’s married and pregnant! Matenopoulos married Jon Falcone, a 36-year-old photographer, in Greece over the summer after two years of dating. The two met through mutual friends in… Read More »