Nightline Posts

The Note
Jun 18, 2014 9:52am

Hillary Clinton Won’t Try Pot and 5 Other Surprising Revelations

ABC News’ Dana Hughes and Liz Kreutz report: Continuing the media blitz to promote her book “Hard Choices,” former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton participated in an hour-long town hall meeting with CNN Tuesday, taking provocative questions about marijuana and gun lobbyists, for instance, from… Read More »

The Note
Jun 18, 2014 7:00am

Father to Tell Congress Son Killed Searching for Bergdahl

On Sept. 4, 2009, Army 2nd Lt. Darryn Andrews was killed by an IED and RPG attack in Paktika province, Afghanistan. Today, his father Andy is expected to tell lawmakers that he believes his son was killed while on a mission to find Bowe Bergdahl,… Read More »

By ABC News

Jun 16, 2014 11:31am

Fearless ‘Solo’ Climber Scales Daunting Peaks Without Ropes

By NEAL KARLINSKY, BRANDON BAUR and LAUREN EFFRON The mountain is Mexico’s El Sendero Luminoso, “The Shining Path.” That guy in the red shirt climbing the rock wall, without a rope, safety equipment or even a helmet, is Alex Honnold. During his solo climb in… Read More »

The Note
Jun 13, 2014 7:22pm

Obama Brings New Promises to Native American Lands Amid Old Wounds

In his first visit to Native American lands since assuming the Oval Office, President Obama today pledged new initiatives he said would push economic and educational progress into a community marked by generations of crippling poverty. “I know that throughout history the United States often… Read More »

By ABC News

A Day in the Life
Jun 13, 2014 12:05pm

Trauma Surgeon Uses War Zone Skills to Better Treat Patients at Home

By ELY BROWN and LAUREN EFFRON For trauma surgeon Dr. Peter Rhee, performing a couple of  hernia repairs only to turn around hours later and treat a patient’s life-threatening stab wounds is just another day in the office. And he has seen much worse. Rhee,… Read More »

The Note
Jun 12, 2014 1:30pm

Does Nancy Pelosi Have Any Sympathy for Eric Cantor?

Nancy Pelosi paused, smiled and chuckled a bit before saying “sure,” she feels at least some sympathy toward outgoing Republican House Majority Leader Eric Cantor. “It’s hard to lose an election,” said Pelosi, the Democratic minority leader of the House. But she quickly added: “We… Read More »

The Note
Jun 12, 2014 1:16pm

John Boehner Slams President Obama for ‘Taking a Nap’ on Iraq

As al Qaeda-linked terrorists wreak havoc across Iraq, House Speaker John Boehner unloaded on President Obama for ignoring the escalating crisis there, contending that the president has been “taking a nap” while the situation rapidly deteriorated. “It’s not like we haven’t seen over the last… Read More »

The Note
Jun 10, 2014 1:52pm

Rand Paul Calls Hillary’s Benghazi Explanation A 2016 ‘Deal Killer’

Congressional Republicans were unimpressed by former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s primetime interview with ABC News, knocking the perceived frontrunner for the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination and questioning her ability to serve as president. Sen. Rand Paul, who also is considered a presidential contender, said… Read More »

By ABC News

The Note
Jun 9, 2014 8:55pm

Hagel Made Final Call on Bergdahl Swap, Congress Told

By John Parkinson and Jake Lefferman Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel – not President Obama – executed the administration’s final call to proceed with the prisoner exchange of five ranking Taliban detainees for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, administration officials told Congress today in a classified briefing… Read More »

By ABC News

Jun 9, 2014 11:28am

VIDEO: ‘Pretty Little Liars’ Costume Closet Revealed: How Spencer, Aria, Hanna and Emily Get Their Bold Looks

By LAUREN EFFRON and VICTORIA THOMPSON “Pretty Little Liars,” the smash hit show on ABC Family that thrives on untangling dark secrets, took “Nightline” on a special tour through the show’s costume trailer, revealing how the signature looks for the four main characters were developed…. Read More »