Sumatran Tsunami News
Boy Who Survived Indonesia's Tsunami Signs Pro Soccer Contract
An Indonesian teenager, who bravely survived a deadly tsunami as a young boy, is now fulfilling his dream of becoming a professional soccer player. When Martunis was just seven years old, a devastating tsunami struck Indonesia on Boxing Day 2004, killing his mother and two siblings, according to
'Nightline' Co-Anchor Byron Pitts' Biography
Byron Pitts was named ABC News “Nightline” co-anchor in 2014. Mr. Pitts joined ABC News in April 2013 as anchor and Chief National Correspondent covering national news stories and in-depth features for the network, reporting for all broadcasts and platforms including " Good Morning America ,"
Could Underwater Caribbean Volcano Threaten US?
Ocean explorers hope the active volcano will unlock secrets to underwater earthquakes and tsunamis.
The Note: Michele Bachmann's Exit Strategy
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES EIGHT IS ENOUGH: In an e-mail message to supporters and a video posted online early this morning Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn., announced she would not seek a fifth term in Congress in 2014. “Be assured, my decision was not in any...
Foster Friess Challenges Govs to Raise $20K Each for Tornado Victims
Philanthropist Foster Friess, who has promised to match a $1 million in donations to help tornado victims in Moore, Okla., today challenged the 50 state governors to raised $20,000 each in private funds. The governors’ together would raise $1 million for the stricken town...
5 Living U.S. Presidents Unite for Bush-43 Presidential Library Dedication
Jimmy Carter, Bill Clinton and George H.W. Bush join Bush-43 and President Obama for ceremony.
Byron Pitts Joining ABC News
ABC News President Ben Sherwood sent the following note to the news division announcing that Byron Pitts will join ABC News as an anchor and chief national correspondent: I’m writing to share very good news. Byron Pitts is joining ABC News as an anchor and...
Terrorist Offers Hurricane Sandy Aid, US Says No Thanks
The U.S. has turned down an offer of post-Hurricane Sandy assistance from one of the world's most wanted men, a Pakistani terror leader with a $10 million U.S. bounty on his head. Hafiz Saeed, an Islamist militant who is alleged to have masterminded the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks that left more
Quake Off The Philippines Triggers Tsunami Alert
A powerful earthquake struck off the eastern coast of the Philippines Friday, knocking out power to several cities, and triggering tsunami alerts all along the "ring of fire," the most active quake zone in the Pacific. The magnitude 7.6 quake hit roughly 66 miles east of Samar Island, and had a
The Global Note: "Social Breakdown" in Greece?…Suu Kyi's Landmark Tour…A Basketball From the Tsunami …Best Countries To Be A Woman
EUROPE’S CRISIS, GREECE’S MELTDOWN -THE BIG PICTURE…Global markets are mixed today – Asian shares higher, European stocks up and down, U.S. Stock futures down – as worries over the dreaded “contagion” continue. Current ground zero for the trouble: Spain’s banking sector – the country’s bond...