Index: First Openly Gay Person Confirmed As Secretary of the Army

ABC News' David Muir reports the stories people have been buzzing about.
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Transcript for Index: First Openly Gay Person Confirmed As Secretary of the Army
To the index of other news tonight. An historic first for the Pentagon. Eric fanning, the first openly gay leader of a bran of the U.S. Military. Fanning is former undersecretary of the air force. His confirmation had been stalled by pat Roberts, in a dispute over the president's push to close gitmo. There is news tonight about the late James began dgandolfini. He died in Italy in 2013, suffering a massive heart attack. A paramedic is now facing trial for allegedly stealing gandolfini's Rolex watch as he lay dying. The watch is worth $3,000. It is unclear if he was wearing the watch at the time. The trial begins in November. Major league baseball taking action tonight. The rangers rugned odor suspended eight games for Sunday's fight. Landing a right across his jaw after a hard slide at second base. Bautista suspended one game. Several others also suspended and fined. Eight players, coaches and managers were ejected during the game. You thought I'd miss up those

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