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NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week
A roundup of some of the most popular, but completely untrue, headlines of the week. None of these stories are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked these out; here are the real facts: NOT REAL: NPR: 25 Million Votes For Clinton 'Completely Fake' -
Martha Raddatz's Biography
Martha Raddatz is ABC News Chief Global Affairs Correspondent and co-anchor of “This Week with George Stephanopoulos.” She has covered national security, foreign policy and politics for decades – reporting from the Pentagon, the State Department, the White House, and conflict zones around the
Legendary sportswriter Frank Deford dies at age 78
Frank Deford, a legend in the world of sports journalism, has died at age 78 in Key West, Florida , according to his wife,?Carol Penner Deford. The Baltimore native spent 50 years writing for Sports Illustrated, but some might be more acquainted with his booming voice delivering his unique takes on
The Note: Trump Takes the Electoral College
NOTABLES --TRUMP SURPASSES 270 ELECTORAL COLLEGE VOTES: Donald Trump surpassed 270 Electoral College votes yesterday, meaning that he has the required number of votes to be elected president. The milestone came when electors in Texas cast their votes. There were 10 electors who did not cast ballots
President Obama Contemplates the Future of the Democratic Party
Democrats are searching for answers after their devastating loss at the polls, President Obama admitted in a wide-ranging interview with National Public Radio. When asked about the future of the Democratic Party, he said, "I am a proud Democrat, but I do think that we've ceded too much territory.
Meet YouTube Phenomenon 'The Liberal Redneck' Trae Crowder
Trae Crowder, from Celina, Tennessee, feels like he'll be voting for the lesser of two evils in the presidential election.
StoryCorps, ABC News Giving High Schoolers and Grandparents a Chance to Tell Their Stories
High school-aged kids and senior citizens, separated by decades in age, will have the chance to tell their stories together in “The Great Thanksgiving Listen” this fall. The project, a collaboration between ABC News and StoryCorps , was announced today on “ Good Morning America .” Other partners on
Slain Lafayette, Louisiana, Theater Shooting Victims ID'd as Jillian Johnson, Mayci Breaux
One of the victims of Thursday night's deadly shooting at a movie theater in Lafayette, Louisiana, was scheduled to begin radiology school at Lafayette General Hospital, which made her death especially personal for the staff there, the hospital president said. Mayci Breaux, of Franklin, Louisiana,
Why Cuba’s Removal From U.S. Terrorism List Is Going to Be a Big Deal
The State Department has completed its review of Cuba 's status as a state sponsor of international terrorism , President Obama announced today from Jamaica , bringing the U.S. one step closer to a potentially momentous policy shift towards the Communist stronghold. President Obama said he would
Excerpt: 'Shame' by Shelby Steele
SEE STEELE SUNDAY ON “THIS WEEK” Excerpted with permission from Shame: How America’s Past Sins Have Polarized Our Country, by Shelby Steele. Available from Basic Books, a member of The Perseus Books Group. Copyright © 2015. Chapter 1: The Great Divide Not long ago I was...