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Discover the Town That Inspired Gilmore Girls
ABC News' David Merrell visits Washington, CT, the town that served as the inspiration for the cult classic TV series 'Gilmore Girls.'
San Diego Zoo Hits the Road to Raise Awareness for Animal Conservation
ABC News' Amna Nawaz meets the animals of the San Diego Zoo to learn more about conservation for species native to North America.
NFL players won't appeal $1 billion concussion settlement to Supreme Court
A group of retired NFL players who opposed the $1 billion concussion settlement between the league and thousands of former players will not appeal the case to the Supreme Court , with former All-Pro?offensive lineman Alan Faneca calling the decision "for the greater good of everybody." "It's been a
Steve Gleason: My playlist
The documentary film "Gleason" tells the inspiring story of former New Orleans Saints player Steve Gleason facing life after a diagnosis of ALS and how that changed his perspective on becoming a father. Music plays an integral role in the "Gleason" family, and, as shown throughout the film, many of
New Medical Breakthrough After $220 Million Raised for ALS in Ice Bucket Challenge
Researchers have discovered the gene NEK1 has a connection to ALS, which could pave the way for future treatment.
ALS 'Ice Bucket Challenge' Funding Leads to New Genetic Findings
The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, which went viral in 2014 as a fundraiser for research, has resulted in far more than just funny YouTube videos of people dumping ice-cold water on themselves for a good cause. Researchers credit the $220 million raised as key in funding a new study that has possibly
Ice Bucket Challenge Credited in Fight Against ALS
Scientists say that money raised from the challenge funded research that has helped identify a gene that could lead to new therapies.
Steve Gleason Talks New Documentary
The football hero and his wife Michel discuss how they recorded hundreds of hours of video for their unborn child after Gleason's ALS diagnosis.
Former NFL Player Steve Gleason, Wife Open Up on His ALS Battle as First-Time Parents, Emotional 'Gleason' Doc
Former New Orleans Saints defensive back Steve Gleason remembers the moment well when he was hailed as an NFL hero. It was September 2006 and the Saints were back in the Superdome for the first time since Hurricane Katrina had ravaged the city. Early in the game, Gleason blocked a punt, helping to
Ice Bucket Challenge funds contribute to discovery of gene linked to ALS
The Ice Bucket Challenge is being credited with helping to raise significant funds that have allowed researchers to identify a gene found to be one of the most common in people with ALS, the deadly disease that affects neurons in the brain and spinal cord. The Challenge became a sensation two