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Lemons for Leukemia: Meet the best friends behind the viral challenge
The two best friends behind the viral "Lemons for Leukemia Challenge" are attempting to set a world record today for the most donors added to the national bone marrow registry within a 24-hour period. To set a world record is one of the items on the bucket list of Chris Betancourt, 20, who was
Revolutionary ophthalmologist Dr. Patricia Bath says she had to 'shake off haters' on her way to success
Patricia Bath is a pioneering ophthalmologist who invented a technique that revolutionized cataract surgery. But as an African-American woman, which was rare in her field as she rose in prominence, she said she faced hate, segregation and racism . "I had a few obstacles but I had to shake it off,"
'On Their Shoulders': Robin Roberts talks the power of representation in TV news, blazing her own trail
In celebration of Black History Month , " Good Morning America " presents “On Their Shoulders,” a series featuring actors, musicians, athletes and newsmakers who share tributes to those who paved the way for them. Robin Roberts walks through the dimmed hallways at ABC News with the cadence of a
Chris Cornell's widow says his battle with addiction led to his suicide: 'He loved his life'
The widow of the late singer Chris Cornell said she thinks her husband's battle with addiction prior to his apparent suicide last May is what led to his death. "He loved his life," Vicky Cornell told ABC News' Robin Roberts in her first television interview since the family tragedy. "He would never
Chris Cornell's widow opens up on his battle with addiction before suicide
Vicky Cornell, the widow of Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell who committed suicide last May, is opening up on his battle with addiction, which she believes played a part in his decision to take his life. "My husband was the furthest thing from a rock star junkie. He just wasn't," Vicky Cornell
Surprising story of the song from 'Dirty Dancing' and some of the other iconic love songs from movies
When it comes to writing a love song, Diane Warren knows a thing or two about what makes a great one. The songwriter, who received her ninth Oscar nomination for the song “Stand Up For Something” from the movie “Marshall,” is behind some of the greatest romantic hits, including “I Don’t Want to
Why Kate Upton is accusing Guess co-founder Paul Marciano of sexual harassment now
Actress and model Kate Upton explained in an interview on ABC News’ “ Good Morning America ” today why she has come forward eight years after alleged incidents of sexual harassment she said she faced when working alongside Guess Inc. co-founder Paul Marciano as a teenager. "I wanted to prevent that
Why I'm pledging to drink more water in February
ABC News chief medical correspondent Dr. Jennifer Ashton gave up alcohol for the month of January. This month, instead of "going dry," Ashton is focusing on increasing something in her diet: Water. Ashton, a practicing ob-gyn in addition to her ABC News duties, says her busy schedule prevents her
Elton John on why he's retiring from touring: 'I'd rather be with my children'
After nearly five decades of performing around the world, Sir Elton John said he's retiring from touring for a heartfelt reason: to spend more time with his children. "Why now? Well, before the children, I thought this is what I'm going be doing till the day I die," the music industry legend told
Elton John opens up about retiring from touring: 'Our songs will live on'
After almost a half of century of performing for packed audiences, Sir Elton John has announced his plans to retire from global touring. "I gave people a hell of a lot of pleasure," John told ABC News' Robin Roberts of what he hopes to leave with his fans. "Our songs will live on." "I want my last