Nightline Posts

The Note
Aug 27, 2014 2:07pm

US Economy Growing Slower Than White House Predicted

The U.S. economy has grown just 1.5 percent in the 2014 fiscal year – far slower than White House projections – while more than $500 billion of deficit spending was added to the national debt, according to new projections released today by the non-partisan Congressional Budget… Read More »

Fashion
Aug 26, 2014 7:34pm

Inside the US Open Salon, Where Tennis Champs Get Glammed Up Before Matches

The world’s top tennis players, from Roger Federer to Maria Sharapova, are not only superior athletes but brands unto themselves, and part of being a brand is looking good, even during a sweaty hours-long battle on center court. When these big names hit the salon… Read More »

The Note
Aug 26, 2014 7:00am

House Clears Up to $350K for Lawsuit Against Obama

The House of Representatives has hired Baker & Hostetler, one of America’s largest law firms, to the tune of $500 an hour, but a total not to exceed $350,000, to represent the lower chamber in its lawsuit against President Obama. In one of its final… Read More »

The Note
Aug 15, 2014 5:14pm

Hillary Clinton, Kevin Spacey Parody ‘House of Cards’ for Bill Clinton’s Birthday

Best birthday gift ever? In honor of former president Bill Clinton’s upcoming birthday, the Clinton Foundation has released a clever “House of Cards”-inspired video for him, featuring both actor Kevin Spacey, who stars in the Netflix series as the cunning politician Frank Underwood, and his wife,… Read More »

The Note
Aug 12, 2014 12:43pm

Will Closed-Door Benghazi Hearings Keep the Circus Away?

Rep. Trey Gowdy was bombarded with requests from fellow Republicans, eager to take part in the latest congressional investigation of the Benghazi attack. But when it became clear that he intended to lead the inquiry behind closed doors, far from the spotlight, the requests soon… Read More »

By ABC News

Music
Aug 8, 2014 2:18pm

Why Jason Derulo Wrote ‘Marry Me’ for Jordin Sparks

By ALYSSA LITOFF and LAUREN EFFRON Jason Derulo is so sure that his girlfriend Jordin Sparks is the one for him that he wrote a song about proposing to her aptly titled, “Marry Me,” and had her star in the music video with him. “That’s… Read More »

By ABC News

Music
Aug 8, 2014 2:13pm

Jason Derulo on Near-Death Experience: ‘I Almost Wasn’t Here Anymore’

By ALYSSA LITOFF and LAUREN EFFRON Pop singer Jason Derulo has earned a reputation for having an intense work ethic both inside and outside the studio. He says that he works out about three hours a day even while he is touring. It was while… Read More »

The Note
Aug 7, 2014 10:09am

ABC’s ’14 for 14′ Hot Seat: Meet Mary Burke, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker’s Worst Nightmare

Democrat Mary Burke is statistically tied in the latest polling with Wisconsin’s Republican Gov. Scott Walker, who is often discussed as a possible contender for his party’s nomination for president in 2016. Burke, a Democrat whose family owns a successful bicycle business, is hoping to… Read More »

The Note
Aug 1, 2014 8:48pm

Pelosi Chases Republican Tom Marino Across House Chamber

In an unusual breach of decorum, even for the divided Congress, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi chased Rep. Tom Marino across the House floor, taking offense at comments by the Pennsylvania Republican during debate on the border funding bill Friday night. “We don’t have law… Read More »

The Note
Jul 30, 2014 7:35pm

Boehner v. Obama: House Approves Resolution to Sue President

In a partisan vote that marks a new escalation in the Republican confrontation with President Obama, the House of Representatives approved a resolution to authorize Speaker John Boehner to initiate litigation against the president. Five Republicans joined a unanimous Democratic Caucus in opposition to the… Read More »