20/20 Posts

By Angel Canales

Standing Up for Heroes
Feb 26, 2014 6:00am

Wounded Marine Bodysurfs to Help Others and Himself

  Pyramid Rock Beach, Hawaii — When former Marine Corps Capt. Ben Mercier returned from his deployment in Iraq after being wounded, he said he just didn’t want to be around people.  “I was just different. I didn’t know at the time that I had… Read More »

By Alexa Valiente

Celebrities Fashion
Feb 24, 2014 10:17am

Dressing Up Like Lupita Nyong’o: From the Fashion Icon Herself

From award-winning actress to fashion darling, Lupita Nyong’o is not only being recognized for her acting abilities but also for her incredible fashion sense. As a breakout star from this year’s Oscar-nominated film, “12 Years a Slave,” Nyong’o has caused quite a stir for her… Read More »

By ABC News

Celebrities Movies Oscars
Feb 21, 2014 8:40am

Why Jonah Hill Took a Real Punch in ‘Wolf of Wall Street,’ and Got Back at Leo DiCaprio

By JENNIFER PIRONE and LAUREN EFFRON Jonah Hill, who is Oscar-nominated for his role as Donnie Azoff, the sleazy sidekick in Martin Scorsese’s “The Wolf of Wall Street,” has long admired the film’s director. So when the chance came to audition for Scorsese’s film, Hill… Read More »

By Angel Canales

Standing Up for Heroes
Feb 19, 2014 5:00am

Blind Army Vet and Athlete Conquering Goals to Inspire

Park City, UT. — Steve Baskis always wanted to follow his dream to follow in his father and grandfather’s footsteps to serve in the U.S. Army, but just a few months after his first deployment, the 28-year-old was permanently blinded by an I.E.D. while serving… Read More »

By Angel Canales

Standing Up for Heroes
Feb 10, 2014 6:00am

Ex-Navy SEAL Joel Lambert Avoids Capture on Discovery Channel’s ‘Lone Target’

A new Discovery Channel reality series shows Joel Lambert evading some of the world’s elite military and law enforcement tracking teams. Here’s his story. Growing up in a small logging town on the Columbia River in Washington, Joel Lambert, the star of Discovery Channel’s “Lone… Read More »

By ABC News

A Day in the Life Medical Unit
Feb 4, 2014 10:55am

Hyperacusis Diary: A Day in NYC When Every Sound Is Painful

  By JOYCE COHEN Writer Joyce Cohen and her husband Ben live in New York City, one of the noisiest cities in the world. But loud sounds are torture to them, because they suffer from hyperacusis, a condition that causes terrible and often unbearable pain… Read More »

Jan 29, 2014 12:22pm

Kids and Guns: By The Numbers

Our ABC News special report, “Young Guns: A Diane Sawyer Special,” takes a sharp look at children and guns, and parental responsibility. From families with children that keep guns in the house, to parents who have talked to their kids about the dangers of guns,… Read More »

By Alexa Valiente

Jan 25, 2014 7:10am

Real-Life Thomas Crown Turns Life Around After Heist

Over five years after being arrested for robbing a Brinks truck and serving time in federal prison, Anthony Curcio has found a new passion. “I most recently talked at a middle school and have two high school assemblies this month, along with working with inner-city kids in an anti-gang/crime… Read More »

By ABC News

Jan 16, 2014 10:27am

PHOTOS: Argentina Couple’s Lost Luggage Returned Smashed, Items Missing

By DENISE MARTINEZ-RAMUNDO and LAUREN EFFRON A couple from Argentina got quite a shock after one of their bags was lost on a flight back from their honeymoon and then was returned to them ripped to shreds, with several items missing. Nicolas Loccisano and his… Read More »

Technology Review
Jan 10, 2013 7:00am

‘Warrior Eli’ Hoax Buster’s 6 Tips to Spot Online Hoax

One of the best things about the Internet is its power to spread and magnify compassion. We’ve all been touched by appeals to help a seemingly deserving friend or stranger, and many of us have shared a link or made a donation.   Of course,… Read More »