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EXPLAINER: What are the media companies' challenges to the AFP raids about?

Jun 26, 2019 - 11:44 PM

The courts will consider 3 questions when they determine whether the law that supported the Australian Federal Police raids violates the implied freedom

ABC. A woman walks past Australia's public broadcaster ABC's head office building in Sydney on September 27, 2018. File photo by Saeed Khan/AFP

ABC suspends journalist over inaccurate Flynn report

Dec 03, 2017 - 1:33 PM

Brian Ross is suspended for 4 weeks over an inaccurate report on ex-Trump aide Michael Flynn, which forced ABC to issue a clarification

ABC. The ABC logo is viewed outside of ABC headquarters February 24, 2010 in New York, New York. Spencer Platt/Getty Images/AFP

Duterte supporters rally behind him on social media

Sep 17, 2016 - 11:35 AM

A message circulating online says some groups want the international community to protest against the Duterte administration s war on drugs

CBCP on Pope's decision: Abortion remains wrong

Sep 03, 2015 - 1:37 PM

Still a Filipino archbishop says Pope Francis through a recent decision wants to show that ‘the mercy of God is bigger than the sin of abortion’

REJECTING ABORTION. Lingayen-Dagupan Archbishop Socrates Villegas, CBCP president, says the Catholic Church continues to reject abortion as a 'grave and serious wrong.' File photo by Noli Yamsuan/Archdiocese of Manila

Pope to single mom: 'You respected life, don't be ashamed'

Sep 02, 2015 - 10:49 PM

Single mother Rosemary Farfan tells Pope Francis I ve felt guilty at times and ashamed Calling her a courageous woman the Pope drives her to tears

'DON'T BE ASHAMED.' On ABC News, comforting words from Pope Francis drives single mother Rosemary Farfan to tears. Separate screen shots from the YouTube account of ABC News

Avril Lavigne opens up about battle with Lyme disease

Jun 30, 2015 - 12:15 PM

I think for me it s like a second shot at life says Avril

Ferguson police officer says he has 'clean conscience'

Nov 26, 2014 - 8:47 AM

UPDATED The reason I have a clean conscience is because I know I did my job right Wilson tells ABC News speaking publicly for the first time

SPEAKING OUT. Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in an interview with ABC News's George Stephanopolous (not in photo), aired 25 November 2014. Image courtesy ABC News

Diane Sawyer to step down from 'ABC World News'

Jun 26, 2014 - 12:26 PM

Journalist David Muir will anchor the show starting September

WebHits: White girl in a barbershop

Dec 14, 2013 - 8:00 AM

What happens to a white woman who finds herself in a barbershop in the heart of New York City Harlem?

Obama says he and Iran's Rowhani swapped letters

Sep 15, 2013 - 9:20 PM

UPDATED The US president in an interview aired on ABC News confirmed the outreach to Rowhani for the first time

DIPLOMATIC OVERTURES. US President Barack Obama tells ABC News that he has swapped letters with Iranian President Hassan Rowhani. File photo by AFP

Clinton doesn't believe she'll run in 2016

Dec 13, 2012 - 7:28 AM

I ve been as you know at the highest levels of American and now international activities for 20 years and I just thought it was time to take a step off maybe do some reading and writing and speaking and teaching

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton laughs during an interview with ABC News' Barbara Walters, aired December 12, 2012. Frame grab courtesy of ABC News.

Obama says 'things that are not true:' Romney

Sep 14, 2012 - 9:30 PM

Republican nominee Mitt Romney attacked US President Barack Obama s honesty on Friday September 14 alleging that the White House incumbent is likely to make untrue statements in upcoming US election debates

OBAMA 'LYING.' Former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney during an interview with ABC News's George Stephanopolous, aired September 14, 2012. Image courtesy ABC News

Cheney says Romney should avoid Palin 'mistake'

Jul 30, 2012 - 9:09 AM

Former Republican vice president Dick Cheney advised Mitt Romney to pick a running mate with more experience than Sarah Palin

Alicia Silverstone defends "birdfeeding" video

Apr 27, 2012 - 4:11 PM

The actress has been receiving tongue lashing for a video

DIRTY? Parenting experts have criticized Silverstone on the apparently unhealthy way she feeds her son.

Christiane Amanpour back on CNN

Apr 14, 2012 - 11:52 AM

The new nightly show Amanpour will be a 30 minute daily broadcast

BACK ON CNN. Official headshot for CNN International's Christiane Amanpour. The globetrotting international correspondent and anchor returns to CNN International with a nightly global affairs program starting April 16, 2012. Photo courtesy of CNN.