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Bombs Rock Baghdad in Deadliest Day of Violence This Year, Killing 93
ISIS has claimed responsibility for three separate bomb explosions that rocked Baghdad today, killing at least 93 people and injuring at least 165, making it the deadliest day of violence in the Iraqi capital this year, according to The Associated Press. The largest of the car bombings killed 63
Congress Comes Back
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES CLIMATE PROGRESS: President Obama and President Xi Jinping announced new targets on climate change last night, ABC’s ARLETTE SAENZ notes. The U.S. announced a new target to reduce net greenhouse gas emissions to 26-28 percent below 2005 levels by ...
Tomas Young, Iraq War veteran and Antiwar Activist, Dead at 34
Tomas Young, an Iraq War Army veteran who was paralyzed by a sniper's bullet and became one of the first veterans to oppose the war, has died at age 34. Young passed away in his sleep early Monday morning at his home in Seattle, just one day before Veterans Day, his wife Claudia Cuellar Young told
"This Week" Transcript: Former Vice President Dick Cheney
Below is the rush transcript of "This Week" on June 22, 2014. It may contain errors. (BEGIN VIDEOTAPE) ANNOUNCER: Right now on ABC's This Week. Crisis in Iraq: hundreds of U.S. troops are moving in as advisers, a jihadist army digging in. Will President Obama give the order for air strikes? This
Two Soldiers, Scarred by the Same Battle, Reunite 10 Years Later
One soldier saved the life of another, keeping his comrade calm after he had been shot and paralyzed during a firefight. It came during some of the worst fighting American troops had seen in the Iraq war . Almost 10 years had gone by since the two had seen each other. Tomas Young was just 24 years
ABC'S "HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS" CAMPAIGN WILL DEBUT FIVE SHORT FILMS, WRITTEN, DIRECTED AND PRODUCED BY U.S. VETERANS AND VETERAN CENTERED STORYLINES WITHIN PROGRAMMING THIS HOLIDAY SEASON
Digital Short Films from U.S. Veterans to Begin Debuting on Monday, November 18 on ABC.com Grammy Award Winning Lady Antebellum to Record “Celebrate Me Home” as Official “Home for the Holidays” Anthem ABC Primetime Series and “General Hospital” to Incorporate Storylines Honoring U.S....
Nick Schifrin is an ABC News correspondent in London. In this role he reports for all ABC News broadcasts, including "ABC World News with Diane Sawyer" and "Good Morning America," as well as ABC News Radio and ABC NewsOne, the network's affiliate news service. He also regularly files for ABC News'
Wounded Iraq Vet Prepares to Die, Saying He's 'Ready to Go'
Tomas Young, Paralyzed Iraq Vet, Chooses To Die After Nine Years of Suffering
The Note: The Supremes Tackle Gay Marriage
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES ON THE DOCKET: Two potentially transformative cases about gay marriage will be argued at the Supreme Court this week. Justices have set aside two days to hear arguments and will release audio arguments the same day, reports ABC’s Ariane De Vogue. ...
PM Note: SCOTUS Prep, Democrats Rush to Ditch DOMA, Marco Rubio Defends His Bracket
NCAA Political Strategy – Marco Rubio tells Chris Good why he’s rooting for Florida over Florida Gulf Coast – http://abcn.ws/10dAKoa Welcome to ABC News, Jeff Zeleny (And Goodbye Tim Johnson) - A first post from our newest correspondent on the retirement of Sen. Tim Johnson...