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Reporter’s notebook: How Los Angles rose from the ashes of the riots 25 years ago
John Martin , a retired ABC News national correspondent, is a public policy fellow at the Woodrow Wilson Center for International Scholars in Washington, D.C. This is his first-person essay written for ABCNews.com reflecting on his experiences covering the 1992 Los Angeles riots . On that morning
FBI Arrest Oregon Man Charged with Threatening President, Find Pipe Bombs
FBI Agents and police arrested a man in Medford, Oregon after charging him with "Threatening the President of the United States" and use of an interstate facility to transmit threats, according to a statement from the FBI sent to ABC News. The police and FBI found what appeared to be several pipe
JFK's Final White House Farewell and a Stolen Moment in His Rocker
John Martin Meek May Have Been the Last Person to Sit in JFK's Rocking Chair.
The Wealthiest People in Each State Are 19 Percent Richer Than Last Year
The rich are indeed getting richer, according to a new list of the richest person in each of the 50 states. As it turns out, the names at the top richest 10 people haven't changed at all, led by Microsoft founder Bill Gates in Washington state. But their net worth values have ticked up. The top 10
More Companies Adding In-House Medical Clinics
Next time you hear about corporate America being bled white by the high cost of employee healthcare, consider this: For every $1 that HanesBrands of Winston-Salem, N.C., spends on providing its employees an in-house clinic, it gets back $1.40 in savings. It gets those savings, despite the fact that
The Wealthiest Person in Each State
Wealth managers and other businesses may want to take heed. Wealth-X, an information research firm of ultra high-net worth individuals worth over $30 million, has compiled a list of the richest person in each state. Infographic: Richest Person in Each State The ultra high-net worth population is
Google Art Project and White House Launch 360 Tour of 'People's House'
There’s a cool new way to tour the White House from the comfort of the Internet. The First Lady’s office announced today the White House has partnered with the Google Art Project to create a virtual, Google Maps-like tour of the president’s residence, as a...
Butt Boosting ‘Doc’ Gave Woman Chipmunk Cheeks
ABC News’ Alyssa Newcomb and Dan Childs report: Another victim of the phony doctor who injected patients with a concoction of cement and fix-a-flat tire sealant as part of cut-rate, backroom beauty procedures has come forward, showing her face, which is now lumpy and...
Herman Cain Denies Allegations of Sexual Harassment
Sunday night, Herman Cain’s campaign denied reports that the former Godfather’s Pizza CEO and GOP presidential frontrunner had engaged in sexually suggestive behavior with two female employees during his tenure as head of the National Restaurant Association in the 1990s. “The women complained of ...
Small oil drillers say new rules threaten wildcatters' survival
This oil-and-gas platform once bustled with activity. More than a dozen workers toiled aboard it round-the-clock to corral the 12,000 barrels of high-grade crude gushing up each day from reservoirs below. Today, the platform, 43 miles off Louisiana’s coast, is eerily quiet. Six workers periodically