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Police Release Details About 'The Wire' Actor Wendell Pierce's Arrest
Actor Wendell Pierce was arrested Saturday in Atlanta on a charge of simple assault and battery, police said. According to a report released by Atlanta police Monday, the actor got into an altercation with a woman named Maggie Baca early Saturday morning at Loews Atlanta Hotel, where he was staying
Wendell Pierce No Longer Giving Rutgers Commencement Address
Wendell Pierce will no longer give the commencement speech at Rutgers University-Newark, the school announced today. The actor, best known for his role as Detective Bunk Moreland on HBO's "The Wire," was arrested Saturday in Atlanta and charged with simple battery, police said. In a Facebook post
Questions That Whiz Kids Have Faced at the Annual National Geographic Bee
Can you name the large bay that the Potomac River empties into? Or in which country Mount Kosciuszko is the highest peak? Or which Southeast Asian country besides the Philippines has a Roman Catholic majority? Ten whiz kids from around the country who qualified for the 2015 National Geographic Bee
Van Scott Joins ABC News as Publicity Director for "World News with Diane Sawyer"
ABC News Senior Vice President Jeffrey Schneider sent the following note this morning announcing Van Scott is joining ABC News as the Publicity Director for “World News with Diane Sawyer.” Van Scott joins ABC News today as the Publicity Director for “World News with Diane Sawyer.”...
'This Week': Powerhouse Roundtable
Cokie Roberts, Jonathan Karl, Paul Gigot, Soledad O'Brien, and Steven Rattner on "This Week."
Coming up on 'This Week': House Speaker John Boehner
Sunday on “This Week,” in his first interview since the government shutdown began, George Stephanopoulos goes one-on-one with House Speaker John Boehner, in an ABC News exclusive. As both sides dig in, how will this shutdown end? Can a crisis over the debt ceiling be...
'This Week' Transcript: House Speaker John Boehner
A rush transcript of "This Week with George Stephanopoulos" airing on Sunday morning, October 6, 2013 on ABC News is below. This copy may not be in its final form and may be updated. STEPHANOPOULOS: Let's turn to the Speaker of the House, John Boehner. He's with us right here live in the studio.
Shutdown Forecast: 50-50
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES LOOKING FOR PROGRESS IN ALL THE WRONG PLACES: On “Good Morning America” today ABC’s JONATHAN KARL put the chances of a shutdown — or a catastrophic default — at 50-50. “As that clock ticks down toward shutdown there is no...
Martin Luther King Jr.'s Dream At 50
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES ‘LET FREEDOM RING’: Tens of thousands of people are expected to descend on Washington, DC’s National Mall today to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech and the March on Washington...