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VP Biden Surprised With Presidential Medal of Freedom
Biden was overcome with emotion.
Today in History
Today in History Today is Friday, Oct. 6, the 279th day of 2017. There are 86 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Oct. 6, 1927, the era of talking pictures arrived with the opening of "The Jazz Singer" starring Al Jolson, a feature containing both silent and sound-synchronized
Bob Woodruff Official Biography
Bob Woodruff joined ABC News in 1996 and has covered major stories throughout the country and around the world for the network. He was named co-anchor of "ABC World News Tonight" in December 2005. On January 29, 2006, while reporting on U.S. and Iraqi security forces, Woodruff was seriously injured
Celebrating 25 Years of 'World News Now': Reporting the News of the World
A look back at some of the countless stories "World News Now" has reported over the years.
Mother Teresa Canonized in St. Peter's Square
More than 100,000 worshippers gathered to celebrate the life and legacy of Saint Teresa.
The best baseball players in the NFL -- from Brady to Wilson
Major League Baseball will play its annual All-Star Game on Tuesday night, and chances are that few -- if any -- NFL players could have made it. You have to love baseball to be great at it, as with most endeavors. And if you love baseball, why wouldn't you pursue its longer careers, fully
Wayne Gretzky says the NHL should retire Gordie Howe's No. 9
DETROIT -- Wayne Gretzky doesn't have much say over these matters, but the man known as The Great One said Tuesday he would like to see Gordie Howe's No. 9 retired by the NHL in honor of his idol, Howe, who died Friday at age 88. Gretzky's number, No. 99, is retired throughout the league. Gretzky
Letters Between Pope John Paul II and Woman Surface
Previously private letters from former Pope John Paul II reportedly indicate that he had a close friendship with a married woman that spanned decades, right up until the day before he died. A new BBC documentary claims that the pope, who died in 2005 and was canonized in 2014, corresponded with a
Pope Francis: Philadelphia Was Founded As 'Haven of Religious Freedom and Tolerance'
At Philadelphia's Independence Hall this afternoon, Pope Francis gave a passionate speech on religious freedom, immigration and tolerance. "The Quakers who founded Philadelphia were inspired by a profound evangelical sense of the dignity of each individual and the ideal of a community united by