Nightline Posts

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 »

The Note
Mar 27, 2014 2:26pm

Pelosi Evasive on Support for Paid, Unionized Amateur Athletes

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi refused to say today whether she believes college athletes should be paid and able to unionize. Pelosi, who regularly sings praise for professional athletes competing in the National Football League, Major League Baseball and even yacht racers sailing through the… Read More »

The Note
Mar 26, 2014 12:45pm

Boehner on Obamacare Delays: ‘What the Hell Is This? A Joke?’

House Speaker John Boehner ridiculed the Obama administration today for taking a loose interpretation of the Affordable Care Act’s deadlines as the law is implemented — a decision he said will render the reforms “meaningless.” “[President Obama] hasn’t put enough loopholes into the law already…. Read More »

The Note
Mar 25, 2014 7:13pm

Congress Coming Together to Overhaul Metadata Collection

Congressional intelligence leaders have introduced bipartisan legislation to end bulk collection of metadata under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, including telephone, email and Internet metadata, closely tracking a decision by President Obama to seek congressional approval of the program’s changes. House Intelligence Committee Chairman Mike… Read More »

By ABC News

Mar 25, 2014 5:47pm

Wife of Father-Daughter Purity Ball Founder Offers Glimpse into Purity Lifestyle

Lisa Wilson and her family were recent subjects of a “Nightline Prime” special about families who believe in the Christian purity lifestyle and allowed our cameras to film a father-daughter purity ball — sacred ceremonies where fathers vow “to protect their daughters in their choices… Read More »

The Note
Mar 25, 2014 5:36pm

GOP Shrugs Off Dem Pressure to Fast-Track Agenda

With the divided Congress stalled at loggerheads on a multitude of partisan issues, House Democrats have tried to rejuvenate support for their agenda with seemingly every procedural gambit in the books. But so far with every overture, Republicans have calmly resisted the tendency to cave… Read More »

The Note
Mar 25, 2014 12:12pm

Reid May Drop IMF Reform Demand Hindering Ukraine Aid Bill

WASHINGTON — Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is considering dropping demands for controversial reforms to the International Monetary Fund that threatened to hold up an aid package for Ukraine, a senior Senate aide confirmed with ABC News today. While the reversal is being discussed as… Read More »

Mar 21, 2014 10:02am

Facing Fear of Heights With French Daredevils in Death-Defying Hot Air Balloon Stunt

I don’t remember when or even how it all began but as far back as I can remember I have been petrified of heights. Anytime I was subjected to being elevated off the ground, the fear would pump through my veins, making my stomach churn,… Read More »

Mar 20, 2014 12:35pm

Daughters Commit to Live Pure Lives at ‘Purity Balls’

Purity Balls — events where fathers vow “to protect their daughters in their choices for purity” –  are now a full-fledged national phenomenon occurring in 48 states and in as many as 17 countries. In October, our team was invited to attend the Super Bowl… Read More »