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Instant Index: Former Pope Says God Told Him to Step Down
From the unconventional and awe-inspiring to the hilarious and heartwarming, here’s a look at some of the most interesting photos, videos and stories that have our newsroom talking today. What’s capturing your attention, filling your inbox and cluttering your Facebook/Twitter feed? Tweet us the ...
The Social Climber: Robin Thicke vs. Marvin Gaye's Battle Over 'Blurred Lines'
quicklist: 1 title: Robin Thicke vs. Marvin Gaye: Battle Over 'Blurred Lines' text: Robin Thicke's "Blurred Lines" has been raising eyebrows all summer over its sexy music video. Now, the song is at the center of a new legal battle over claims that Thicke's "Blurred Lines" sounds too much like
Dad Surprises Cheerleader Daughter on Field
Petty Officer Dale Williams hid behind the Color Guard before surprising his daughter, Kendall.
Weirdest Tax Deductions, From TurboTax
The U.S. tax code runs to more than 73,000 pages, and Bob Meighan, vice president of customer advocacy for TurboTax , says 10,000 of them have been added in just the past five years. "It's growing," this master of understatement says. An organism so large, you'd have to think, must harbor countless
Alice Cooper's Playlist: Rock Star Shares Top 5 Musical Influences
Shock rock legend Alice Cooper has made a name for himself for pushing past rebellion and into a playfully dark realm in both music and character. Over the years, Cooper has experimented with multiple musical genres, including hard rock, pop, heavy metal and grunge, producing anthems such as
25 Historic Recordings Named by Library of Congress
'Take me Out to the Ball Game' Among Recordings Chosen for National Recording Registry
60-Year Run at the N.Y. Philharmonic Comes to An End
Stanley Drucker doesn't come from a musical family but when he was 10, his parents surprised him with a clarinet. "I think my parents gave me a clarinet because it was the era of Benny Goodman and Artie Shaw," Drucker said of the most famous musicians of the 1930s. Whatever the reason, the Druckers
The Oscar 11: Team Aims to Revive Awards' Telecast
On Oscar night , there is one goal: Steal your attention. And if Hollywood has demonstrated anything, it's that it takes a team to pull off a successful heist. The Academy Awards are suffering; ratings plunged to 32 million last year. A massive reworking of the Sunday telecast (ABC, 8 p.m. ET/5PT)
Thailand Awaits News of Their Beloved King
By Margaret Conley, ABC News King Bhumibol Adulyadej, who ascended the throne in 1946 and is the longest reigning monarch in the world, has divinelike status in Thailand. “The reason is simple,” said a rep at the Ministry of Foreign...
Huckabee Rocks Iowa
ABC News' Kevin Chupka reports: With his abbreviated stump speech reduced to a footnote, former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee rocked the historic Surf Ballroom in Clear Lake, Iowa on Friday night. The crowd of about 600 supporters were treated to...