Nightline Posts

The Note
Apr 16, 2014 6:10pm

Obama and Cantor Clash on Immigration Overhaul

Well, that didn’t go well. President Obama phoned House Majority Leader Eric Cantor today to implore the GOP’s floor guardian to take up the Senate’s comprehensive immigration legislation, but judging by Cantor’s response, there’s no way that is happening. “The president called me hours after… Read More »

By ABC News

Apr 16, 2014 4:37pm

London’s Culture War: Inside the Conflict Between Far-Right EDL and Pro-Islamic Radicals

By JACKIE JESKO and ALEX WATERFIELD A notorious British protest movement called The English Defense League has declared war on radical Islam, a battle they are taking to the streets in rowdy, often violent protests. Their founder, Stephen Yaxley-Lennon, goes by the alias, “Tommy Robinson.”… Read More »

By ABC News

Apr 10, 2014 4:11pm

Is Someone Stealing Some of the World’s Deadliest Snakes and Selling Them?

By NICK CAPOTE and LAUREN EFFRON One of deadliest snakes in the world rules a speck of land off the coast of Brazil. So many venomous Golden Lancehead pit vipers live there that it has been dubbed, “Snake Island.” The island’s lush, green terrain looks… Read More »

The Note
Apr 10, 2014 12:06pm

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal Calls on McAllister to Resign

Top Republicans in Louisiana, including the state’s governor, called on embattled Louisiana Republican Rep. Vance McAllister to resign today in the wake of a scandal involving the congressman and one of his staffers. “Congressman McAllister’s behavior is an embarrassment and he should resign,” Louisiana Gov…. Read More »

By Gillian Mohney

Apr 5, 2014 5:27pm

Seattle Man Sold Narcotics at Alcoholics Anonymous Meetings

A man convicted of selling drugs at drug treatment meetings will likely be given probation after prosecutors found he was in failing health, according to ABC NEWS affiliate KOMO-TV in Seattle. Following a months-long sting, Michael Martin Shepard, 64, was arrested in March for allegedly… Read More »

By ABC News

Advice Parenting
Apr 5, 2014 9:32am

Having ‘Fit Mom’ Come Face-to-Face With Her Adversaries

By PAULA FARIS Every now and then a story hits home for me. This particular “Nightline” assignment did just that. The woman who has gained notoriety in some quarters as the  my-abs-are-better-than-yours “Fit Mom” flew from her home in Sacramento to Kansas City, Mo., to… Read More »

The Note
Apr 4, 2014 2:01pm

Should Members of Congress Make More Than Their $174K?

Most Americans would probably look at someone making $174,000 a year and imagine how a more lucrative income could change their own lives. Bigger home, nicer car, perhaps another child, private education, some international travel. Endless possibility. But even that much money, which goes to… Read More »

The Note
Apr 3, 2014 4:18pm

GOP Lawmakers Slam Veterans Affairs, Eye Overhaul After Ft. Hood Shooting

House Speaker John Boehner today expressed condolences for the victims of the latest Fort Hood shooting and said Congress should explore ways to better prevent mentally ill people from acquiring firearms, as investigators continue to probe the mental history of the alleged gunman. “There’s no… Read More »

By Jared T. Miller

Apr 1, 2014 3:36pm

Satellite Photo Shows Dramatic Scope of Devastating Mudslide

A striking satellite photo released by DigitalGlobe shows the geographic toll of the mudslide that hit Snohomish County, Wash., March 22, as rescuers continue to search the area for the 22 victims who remain missing. The photo, above, highlights the mudslide area in Oso, Wash.,… Read More »

By ABC News

Mar 28, 2014 2:55pm

How Model Hunters Search for the Next Gisele — They Start Young

Brazil has always been famous for its stunning women. But since Gisele Bundchen, the world’s top-earning super model, and Victoria Secret superstar Alessandra Ambrosio were discovered years ago in Brazil’s southern countryside — far from the bright lights of Rio de Janeiro — model hunters have scoured rural… Read More »