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Little John Wall's unvarnished climb
John Wall rubs his scraggly beard and hops on the pool table in the players' lounge of the Verizon Center, his languid, 6-foot-4, frame unfolding as he leans back. "Shoot," he says. All right. Where would you be if the NBA never worked out for you -- the money, the fame, the whole package? "I'd
The Lame Duck Countdown
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES TODAY AT THE WHITE HOUSE: President Obama is putting the Ferguson fallout front and center today, using his oft-mentioned “convening power” to jump start national dialogue on policing in minority communities. There will be three separate meetings ...
Deadline Day, What's Going On in Vienna?
The Note 11/24/2014 The Note: Deadline Day, What’s Going On in Vienna? By SHUSHANNAH WALSHE (@shushwalshe) NOTABLES VIENNA UPDATE: Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani sent a subtle message on the eve of Monday’s deadline to strike a nuclear deal with world powers. He posted a...
5 Things You May Have Missed This Weekend
A grand jury's impending decision to indict Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson, who fatally shot black 18-year-old Michael Brown, has kept Ferguson, Mo., and the country on edge. Here are 5 other things that happened this weekend. 1. 'Significant' Gaps Remain in Talks Over Iran Nuke Program as
Severe Storms and Heavy Rain Moving Across the South
Good afternoon I'm Morris give a crap what ABC news headquarters in New York with a digital report on the Sunday. The extreme weather moving in that could hit just in time just are a holiday travel as we head into Thanksgiving week. Severe storms moving to prop without these tonight with the
Richard Nixon and 5 Other Deceitful Politicians
Before President Nixon officially resigned 40 years ago tomorrow, he had assured Americans that they deserved to know whether their president was a crook. "Well," he told a Nov. 17, 1973, news conference, "I'm not a crook." With that, the beleaguered commander-in-chief painted himself into a corner
More To Come In Mississippi? (The Note)
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES THAD PREVAILS: In a nail biter of a race, six-term incumbent Thad Cochran defeated his tea party challenger State Sen. Chris McDaniel in the Mississippi GOP Senate primary run-off, ABC’s SHUSHANNAH WALSHE and BARBARA SCHMITT report. Cochran bested ...
Nicolas Cage Gets Rave Reviews for 'Joe'
The Oscar winner explains what drew him to the role of an ex-con trying to stay out of trouble.
Five Stories You'll Care About in Politics Next Week
The March 31 Obamacare Enrollment Deadline Is One of Several Big Days Next Week
Is Crack Back?
Cheap, easy to produce and packing a euphoric high, crack cocaine experienced a dizzying period of popularity in the 1980s, only to leave blighted inner cities and devastated families in its wake. In recent weeks, the drug long thought of as a poor man's high (Whitney Houston famously declared "