David Muir is extremely familiar with the desk and the chair, and they're officially becoming his on weeknights.The anchor-reporter has filled in frequently for Diane Sawyer on the Monday-through-Friday shift, which will be his for keeps -- also as managing editor -- as "ABC World News Tonight With David Muir" starts Monday (Sept. Show More Summary
Starting on Tuesday, ABC journalist David Muir will replace Diane Sawyer as the anchor of World News. Given the liberal legacy of predecessors like Peter Jennings and Sawyer, it's not surprising that Muir has a history of fawning over "cool kid" Barack Obama and attacking conservatives. Show More Summary
The idea of using social media metrics to bring to the surface stories important to the audience but undercovered by major news outlets is a good one. But ABC News is just highlighting stories it's already reported on.
A girl trapped in the sand at an Oregon beach has died. According to ABC News, Isabel Grace Franks, 9, was playing at the beach near the Seagull Beach Front Motel. She and her siblings were digging a hole in the sand, a very common past time for children at the beach. Show More Summary
ABC News is reporting that a private plane mysteriously wound up in the ocean, after having entered restricted airspace in Washington, D.C. It was met by fighter jets, but did not respond. Speculations abound as to the cause of the crash. Read more...
Michael Sam, the NFL’s first openly gay player, will never get the chance to play a regular season NFL game – at least not for the St. Louis Rams. According to an ABC News report, the St. Louis Rams cut Michael Sam today, putting him on waivers as of 4 P.M. Show More Summary
Two protesters were arrested at a pro-family conference on Saturday in Melbourne, Australia. ABC News reported 50 demonstrators attended the event, despite critics' previous promise that thousands of protesters would block the entrances. Show More Summary
Mustafa Hameed writing for ABC News: A swarm of millions of locusts descended upon Madagascar’s capital of Antananarivo on Aug. 28, slowing traffic and blotting out the skies over the city. Fully-formed clouds of the insects, which have...Show More Summary
ABC News’ Mustafa Hameed (@mustafahameed) reports: YouTube/Sylvain Lathuy A swarm of millions of locusts descended upon Madagascar’s capital of Antananarivo on Aug. 28, slowing traffic and blotting out the skies over the city. Fully-formed clouds of the insects, which have plagued the African nation for...
In a new promo for ABC News “World News Tonight,” former anchor Diane Sawyer introduces incoming anchor David Muir and highlights his reporting for the network, from the revolution in Egypt, earthquake in Haiti, and tsunami in JapanShow More Summary
On Thursday, an impatient Terry Moran at ABC News tweeted the following (HT Twitchy): "Say it: Russia has invaded Ukraine. Any other description is just weasel words." Clearly, both President Obama and the folks at the Associated Press,...Show More Summary
While competing newscasts on ABC and CBS led tonight with the president's stunning admission at a press briefing that he hasn't formulated a strategy to deal with ISIS yet, NBC placed the story in the third slot in the lineup, afterShow More Summary
Diane Sawyer said goodbye to "ABC World News" for good on Wednesday evening. The veteran newswoman has anchored the flagship ABC News program since 2009, and is the first woman ever to hold the chair. But in June, ABC announced that Sawyer was stepping down from "World News" to move on to other roles within […]
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The broadcast networks broke in Thursday afternoon to carry remarks from President Obama. Lester Holt anchored for NBC, Amy Robach for ABC and Maurice DuBois anchored on CBS as Pres. Obama delivered a statement on the U.S. economy, the continued ISIS threat in Iraq and Syria and the crisis in Ukraine. Show More Summary
Photo via ABC News As the internet continues to explode into a million joyful pieces in the wake of Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt's secret wedding this weekend, intel has revealed that the extremely attractive and wildly real estate-savvy duo...
Goodbye, Diane Sawyer! It's been real. After 5 years of sitting behind ABC's World News desk, Diane said her on air valediction last night on the program. However, Diane fans should not fret too much! Apparently, she'll be transitioning into a new role over at ABC News! Still, parting is such sweet sorrow! Ch-ch-check out her farewell (above)!!!
Diane Sawyer will undoubtedly have plenty of tales to tell now that she has departed the anchor's chair at ABC's World News. But I doubt few will be as …odd…as the night she spent at Camp David in the company of her boss, Richard M.Show More Summary
World News anchor and long-time ABC journalist Diane Sawyer signed off for the last time on Wednesday night. The host's final show included a music montage as she offered a behind the scenes look at how the program is created. Sawyer...Show More Summary
Comedienne Joan Rivers is hospitalized in critical condition, a law enforcement source tells ABC News.