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Diane Sawyer Signs Off from ABC World News

Diane Sawyer Signs Off from ABC World News

Originally posted 08/27/2014 09:30PM

Without much pomp and circumstance, Diane Sawyer quietly bid adieu to her 5-year role as World News anchor Wednesday night.

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Elizabeth Vargas and Marc Cohn to Divorce: Source

Elizabeth Vargas and Marc Cohn Divorcing as She Returns to Rehab, Source Says

Originally posted 08/20/2014 02:00PM

It's a doubly difficult time for ABC News reporter Elizabeth Vargas.

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Elizabeth Vargas Back in Rehab

UpdatePosted 08/17/2014 10:00PM

Elizabeth Vargas Back in Rehab

Originally posted 08/17/2014 09:45PM

ABC News reporter Elizabeth Vargas has returned to a recovery center to be treated for alcohol dependency, she and the network said Sunday.

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Diane Sawyer Is Stepping Down as World News Anchor

Diane Sawyer Steps Down as Anchor of ABC's World News

Originally posted 06/25/2014 09:45AM

ABC says Diane Sawyer is stepping down as its evening news anchor, to be replaced by David Muir.

The network said Sawyer will concentrate on interviews and specials. During her tenure, ABC's World News was a steady second to Brian Williams at NBC, although the ABC broadcast has made gains among younger viewers.

Muir is familiar to World News viewers as a substitute for Sawyer and has traveled around the country for his "Made in America" series.

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VIDEO: Boy with Autism Gets a Special Gift from Sanitation Worker

Originally posted 02/17/2014 10:55AM

Daniel Mulligan of Ojai, Calif., 5, looks forward to his neighborhood's weekly trash pick-up, watching in fascination as the garbage is picked up by sanitation workers. But his usual Monday routine had a welcome surprise, captured on video, when he got to meet one of his heroes – and got a truck of his own.

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Filed Under: Autism, ABC News
Amy Robach: Inside Her Breast Cancer Battle

Amy Robach: Inside Her Breast Cancer Battle

Originally posted 12/04/2013 08:00AM

It was, she says, "like a scene out of a movie."

Amy Robach recalls how her heart was pounding as a radiologist asked her if she was prepared to receive the results of a biopsy for breast cancer.

Alone at the time, the 40-year-old Good Morning America correspondent and mother of two young girls called her husband, actor Andrew Shue, who was away on business, and put him on speakerphone.

"Mr. Shue, are you driving?" the doctor asked.

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Barbara Walters Hospitalized After Inauguration Weekend Fall | Barbara Walters

Barbara Walters Hospitalized After Inauguration Weekend Fall

Originally posted 01/21/2013 09:30AM

The Inauguration festivities took a tough turn for at least one veteran newswoman.

Barbara Walters, 83, fell Saturday night on a step at the residence of the British Ambassador to the United States, Peter Westmacott, and was hospitalized, the Associated Press reported.

ABC spokesman Jeffrey Schneider said Walters, who cut her forehead, was taken to a Washington, D.C., hospital for treatment and was alert after the fall, "telling everyone what to do, which we all take as a very positive sign," he said.

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