President Obama Orders Changes to US Hostage Policy
White House makes policy changes that would allow families of hostages to pay ransoms demanded for their loved one.
Howard is the first woman to reach the Navy's highest rank and the first African-American woman with four stars in the entire military.
Adm. Michelle Howard is not only the first woman four-star in the Navy, she's also the first African-American female four-star in the entire U.S. military.
dramatic kidnapping on the high seas. Two americans taken hostage, singled out by pirates attacking the ship. Abc's brian ross has the latest for us. Reporter: U.S. Officials believe the two americans have been taken in the hard-to-reach mangrove swamps of nigeria. Safe haven for pirate groups that
The captain and an engineer onboard an oil supply vessel were taken ashore to Nigeria.
Tom Hanks portrays real-life captain who survived standoff with Somali pirates.
Also, the government shutdown and stalemate are causing uncertainty and strain on American citizens.
How real U.S. merchant ship captains prepare for the threat of being boarded by pirates.
Tonight Nightline. Tom Hanks plays the scene on screen. Real captains now prepare for the real threat of being five. Pirates tonight Nightline takes you into the controversial hidden war. Between American mercenaries. And Somali sailors of fortune. They called all of the greatest girl in the world.
And next tonight, we take you inside a drama on the high seas. You will remember the american captain and his crew held at gun point by pirates in waters near somalia. Tonight the story is a new movie starring tom hanks. And abc's pierre thomas spoke to the real life captain about the secret that