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The Note
Oct 6, 2014 8:03pm

What Bill Clinton Said About Being a Grandfather

CONWAY, Ark. – President Bill Clinton returned to his home state of Arkansas Monday boasting a new title on his accomplished resume – grandfather. While shaking hands here at the University of Central Arkansas, Clinton told ABC News that his new granddaughter Charlotte is doing… Read More »

The Note
Oct 6, 2014 7:09pm

Same-Sex Marriage: Meet the First Couples to the Courthouse in Alexandria, Va.

“Are you kidding?” Dawn Turton asked a cluster of reporters and cameramen outside the courthouse in Arlington, Virginia. “We couldn’t wait.” Turton and her partner, Beth Trent, came as soon as they heard that the Supreme Court had declined to hear challenges to same-sex marriage…. Read More »

Oct 6, 2014 5:35pm

Assault Outside Angels Game Sparks Hunt for Brazen Attackers

Police are looking for the person or persons who attacked a father of three, apparently unprovoked, after a Anaheim Angels playoff game as he walked to his car with a family member. The victim, a 43-year-old US Marine veteran from Huntington Beach, California, was knocked… Read More »

The Note
Oct 6, 2014 3:23pm

Did Biden Apologize for Telling the Truth?

Twice in as many days, Vice President Joe Biden did something Obama administration officials rarely do — apologize for offending a foreign leader. Biden called Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday and Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan on Sunday… Read More »

National Security
Oct 5, 2014 12:34pm

U.S. Now Using Apache Helicopters to Attack ISIS in Iraq

WASHINGTON — The U.S. has begun using Apache AH-64 attack helicopters to strike at ISIS targets inside Iraq, the first time the aircraft have been used for offensive strikes since arriving in Baghdad in early July. Their use opens up a new capability in the… Read More »

By ABC News

Medical Unit
Oct 3, 2014 7:13pm

A ‘Sound’ Approach to Help Babies Talk

By Bryan Sisk, MD Many parents wait anxiously for their children’s first words, all the while carrying a lingering fear that those words might not come. Now, new research could provide hope for these parents. Researchers at Rutgers University say they may have found a… Read More »

By ABC News

Oct 3, 2014 6:45pm

California High-Speed Chase Nets Bank Robbery Suspect

Authorities say they netted a “big fish” this week after a high-speed chase over four Southern California freeways ended in surrender. Police said they originally thought the driver of a white flatbed truck who led them on a 90-minute chase Thursday was a common thief,… Read More »

By ABC News

Oct 3, 2014 4:34pm

Tony Bennett Talks Lady Gaga, Arts in the Schools, Secret to His Success

Tony Bennett, who made history this week by becoming the oldest artist with a No. 1 album, said he has a secret to his success. One, he said, most may not believe. “I never worked a day in my life because I love what I… Read More »

By Kirsten Appleton

The Note
Oct 3, 2014 2:41pm

Lena Dunham Is Getting Political on her Book Tour

On her hit HBO show “Girls,” Lena Dunham’s character broke up with a guy once she found out he was Republican. It turns out that life imitates art. The actress has teamed up with EMILY’s List for her Not that Kind of Girl book tour to help pro-choice female… Read More »

By Veronica Stracqualursi

The Note
Oct 3, 2014 2:26pm

Meet Joe Clancy: The Man Who’s Now Running the Secret Service

After the resignation of Secret Service Director Julia Pierson earlier this week, the agency has brought in Joe Clancy to temporarily lead the elite unit charged with protecting the president of the United States and his family until a permanent replacement is hired. Secret Service… Read More »