Instant Index: Walmart Black Friday Sales Start on Thanksgiving

Diane Sawyer reveals popular news stories from around the world.
3:00 | 11/08/12

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Transcript for Instant Index: Walmart Black Friday Sales Start on Thanksgiving
And now, it is back, our "instant index," of the people, places and quotes that caught our eye. And we begin with this number. 8. As in 8:00 p.M. On thanksgiving day. It's the new unofficial start of the holiday shopping season, because today, walmart, the world's largest retailer announced they are opening their doors right after thanksgiving dinner. And that's two hours earlier than last year. And for our video in the news tonight, we go to space, the international space station. These are videos we've seen of the earth whizzing by, but new tonight, a view we have never seen before, and all you have to do is look up. It may look like a shooting star, but there it will be. Actually, the space station, tearing across the night sky. No telescope needed. Nasa has set up a preservice, spot the station, and it will send you an e-mail or text alerting you if the space station is headed to the skies over your neighborhood. And, our person in the news tonight, perhaps the last person you might expect be a master of social media, the pope. Today, the vatican announced the 85-year-old pontiff is getting his own personal twitter account, by the end of the year. The pope doesn't even use a computer. He prefers long hand, so, we expect he'll be dictating his tweets. And we do want to hear from you. So, tell us which pictures, people and kwoements came sure your imagination every day, and tell us online at abcnews.Com or tweet them to us, #instantindex. And coming up next, a

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