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The former editor-in-chief of Vanity Fair is said to have found a dead cat’s head outside his home after the magazine began pursuing a story about Jeffrey Epstein

NPR has delved into why the disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein wasn’t covered extensively by the press until recently. It found instances in which he was said to have used his wealth and intimidation tactics to shut down media stories that delved into the allegations of sexual misconduct against him. A […]
The former editor-in-chief of Vanity Fair is said to have found a dead cat’s head outside his home after the magazine began pursuing a story about Jeffrey Epstein
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What 10 famous news anchors looked like before and after they made it big

News anchors have the faces and voices that share the world’s most notable events. At major networks, anchors quickly become iconic. Many started as local news reporters or assistants, far from their primetime futures. See how some of the most recognisable anchors in news looked when they were first getting […]
What 10 famous news anchors looked like before and after they made it big
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Sarah Huckabee Sanders says busing immigrants to ‘sanctuary cities’ is ‘not our first choice,’ but ‘the president likes the idea’

Sarah Huckabee Sanders, the White House press secretary, said busing migrants to so-called “sanctuary cities” wouldn’t be the administration’s “first choice,” but that President Donald Trump likes the idea. Reports emerged last week that Trump had weighed the option as a way to punish Democratic lawmakers. Homeland Security officials had […]
Sarah Huckabee Sanders says busing immigrants to ‘sanctuary cities’ is ‘not our first choice,’ but ‘the president likes the idea’
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ABC News suspends Brian Ross over ‘serious error’ in Michael Flynn story

ABC News has suspended Brian Ross over his faulty report about former national security adviser Michael Flynn. The network had reported that then-presidential candidate Donald Trump directed Flynn to “make contact with the Russians.” It later clarified that Trump had given the instruction when he was president-elect, not a candidate. […]
ABC News suspends Brian Ross over ‘serious error’ in Michael Flynn story
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This daily ritual can make you happier

VIDEO: Dan Harris, ABC Nightline News anchor and author of 10% Happier, reveals the daily ritual that changed his life, and is scientifically proven to increase happiness.
This daily ritual can make you happier
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ABC News’ Elizabeth Vargas Checks Into Rehab

ABC News anchor and “20/20” co-anchor, Elizabeth Vargas, is in rehab for alcohol abuse. After being absent on the air for weeks, Vargas, 51, finally released a statement: “Like so many people, I am dealing with addiction. I realised I was becoming increasingly dependent on alcohol. And feel fortunate to […]
ABC News’ Elizabeth Vargas Checks Into Rehab
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The New York Times’ Star Political Reporter Is Leaving To Join ABC

[credit provider=”Twitter/@jeffzeleny”] Jeff Zeleny, the New York Times‘ national political correspondent, is leaving the paper to become ABC’s senior Washington correspondent, ABC President Ben Sherwood announced in a memo to staff today.”If you’re interested in presidential campaigns or national affairs, then you’re well aware of Jeff’s byline at The New York […]
The New York Times’ Star Political Reporter Is Leaving To Join ABC
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FINAL WAPO/ABC POLL: Obama Jumps Out To A 3-Point Lead

[credit provider=”AP”] President Barack Obama has gained 2 points on Mitt Romney in the final Washington Post/ABC News tracking poll, giving him a 50-47 overall lead heading into Election Day on Tuesday.The results are still within the margin of error. However, they are significant, because it’s the first time in […]
FINAL WAPO/ABC POLL: Obama Jumps Out To A 3-Point Lead
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Obama Attended The Wedding Of Vice Presidential Moderator Martha Raddatz

[credit provider=”Twitter/martharaddatz” url=”https://twitter.com/martharaddatz”] President Barack Obama was a guest at the 1991 wedding of ABC senior foreign correspondent and vice presidential debate moderator Martha Raddatz, The Daily Caller has learned.Obama and groom Julius Genachowski, whom Obama would later tap to head the Federal Communications Commission, were Harvard Law School classmates […]
Obama Attended The Wedding Of Vice Presidential Moderator Martha Raddatz
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A Beef Company Has A Major Problem With ABC’s ‘Pink Slime’ Coverage

Beef Products Inc. has filed a defamation lawsuit against ABC News for its coverage of a meat product that critics dubbed “pink slime,” alleging the network misled consumers to believe the product is unhealthy and unsafe.The Dakota Dunes, S.D.-based company is seeking $1.2 billion in damages for roughly 200 “false […]
A Beef Company Has A Major Problem With ABC’s ‘Pink Slime’ Coverage
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ABC News Made 3 Big Reporting Errors In The Past Month

[credit provider=”ABC screencap”] For the third time in a month, the network has made a big reporting error (as noted by Media Decoder and others).After news of director Tony Scott‘s death yesterday, ABC News reported the late Scott had inoperable brain cancer, according to a close source. Soon outlets from The […]
ABC News Made 3 Big Reporting Errors In The Past Month
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OFFICE TOUR: ABC News’ NYC Headquarters Is Full Of History

Ever wonder what Diane Sawyer‘s office looks like? What Charles Gibson eats for lunch?In a recent instalment of Mediabistro’s “Cubes”—a web video series that goes behind-the-scenes of office environments—”ABC World News” weekend anchor David Muir gives viewers an inside tour of the famed ABC building.
OFFICE TOUR: ABC News’ NYC Headquarters Is Full Of History
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Tweeting Nuisance Darren Rovell’s CNBC Farewell Column Will Make You Cringe

[credit provider=”@DarrenRovell” url=”https://twitter.com/#!/darrenrovell/media/slideshow?url=pic.twitter.com%2FP043bn5J”] Sports business wizard Darren Rovell is leaving CNBC to join ESPN and ABC News, so he recently wrote a farewell column on CNBC.com.Being Rovell, he took the opportunity to basically let all of you know his job and life are way better than yours.
Tweeting Nuisance Darren Rovell’s CNBC Farewell Column Will Make You Cringe
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Texas Won’t Give This Transgendered Widow Her Husband’s Death Benefits

[credit provider=”20/20″ url=”http://abcnews.go.com/2020/transgender-widow-sued-husbands-family-benefits/story?id=11927705&page=4#.T6E-8MRYv-s”] When it comes to same-sex marriage, there’s a reason gay couples aren’t flocking to Texas. Take Nikki Araguz’s story: Two years after marrying her husband, a firefighter, he was killed in the line of duty in 2010. But when she turned to the state to collect his death benefits, […]
Texas Won’t Give This Transgendered Widow Her Husband’s Death Benefits
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Dogs Against Romney: Mitt And Ann Endorsed Putting Dogs On Roof

[credit provider=”Facebook”] Seamus Romney, Mitt and Ann’s Irish setter that was strapped to their car in a much-publicized trip, may have “loved it,” as Ann Romney told Diane Sawyer last night. But the “Super Pack” advocacy group Dogs Against Romney did not love their explanation. In fact, Dogs Against Romney creator […]
Dogs Against Romney: Mitt And Ann Endorsed Putting Dogs On Roof
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WATCH: ‘Psychic’ Gorilla Could Have Just Picked The Winning Mega Millions Ticket

[credit provider=”ABC News” url=”http://news.yahoo.com/blogs/abc-blogs/colo-gorilla-makes-her-mega-millions-picks-131540680–abc-news-personal-finance.html”] They say that if you gave 1,000 monkeys typewriters, they could produce the text of Hamlet within a decade.But what if you gave one gorilla one day to come up with the winning Mega Millions ticket?
WATCH: ‘Psychic’ Gorilla Could Have Just Picked The Winning Mega Millions Ticket
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What’s It Really Like To Work At Foxconn? We’re Going To Find Out Tomorrow

[credit provider=”ABC”] ABC’s Nightline received an exclusive invite from Apple to check out Foxconn’s manufacturing facilities in Shenzhen and Chengdu, China, following the string of reports in the New York Times and on NPR about the poor working conditions there.The special airs tomorrow (Feb. 21) at 11:35 p.m. Eastern on […]
What’s It Really Like To Work At Foxconn? We’re Going To Find Out Tomorrow
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Real Republicans Just Aren’t That Excited About Chris Christie

[credit provider=”AP”] New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie potential candidacy is being called the mainstream GOP’s saviour , but most Republicans aren’t all that enthusiastic about him, polls show.A Washington Post-ABC News poll released today shows that just 42 per cent of Republicans want Christie to enter the race — and […]
Real Republicans Just Aren’t That Excited About Chris Christie
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SHOCK POLL: Cain Surges, Perry Collapses, And Romney’s Back In The Lead

[credit provider=”AP”] A Washington Post-ABC News released Tuesday shows a dramatic realignment of the GOP primary field — as a resurgent Herman Cain knocked Texas Gov. Rick Perry from the front-runner position.Perry’s campaign has suffered from gaffes and attacks by his opponents, and has thus far been unable to craft […]
SHOCK POLL: Cain Surges, Perry Collapses, And Romney’s Back In The Lead
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Boehner: “There’s No Daylight Between The Tea Party And Me”

[credit provider=”Courtesy of ABC News”] House Speaker John Boehner is in lockstep with the Tea Party on federal budget cuts, the Ohio Republican told ABC News last night.“There’s no daylight between the Tea Party and me,” Boehner said in an interview released this morning. “What they want is they want […]
Boehner: “There’s No Daylight Between The Tea Party And Me”