Top News Stories Of The Week [AUDIO]
Chaos at the Capitol. . .
On Thursday afternoon, Miriam Carey, a 34-year old dental hygienist, drove her car into barricades at the White House before leading police on a chase to Capitol Hill, where she was shot and killed.
Going Pink. . .
The new health care law has sparked fierce debate in Washington, but one thing nearly everyone can agree on is that those with money tend to receive better medical care. That’s what spurred one wealthy breast cancer survivor into action, investing in a cause to save others far less fortunate. Here’s ABC’s Cynthia McFadden.
Jackson Trial Verdict. . .
It’s been years since Michael Jackson’s death, but legal fights surrounding the circumstances of his passing have continued, and this week a jury reached a verdict in the wrongful death suit between the Jackson family and concert promoter A-I-G.
The Real Nashville. . .
Nashville is known as music city. It’s home to the Grand Ole Opry, the Country Music Hall of Fame, and several major record labels, and every year aspiring stars head there to make a name for themselves. But just what does it take to make it in the country music capital?
Medical Tourism. . .
Health care has been a hot-button issue in Washington, but the Affordable Care Act is still rolling out as planned. Whether you’re for it, against it, or indifferent, there are *some* things Obamacare won’t change … like companies sending employees overseas for cheaper medical care. Already, more than a million a year travel abroad to save money on procedures.
Remembering Tom Clancy. . .
Best-selling author Tom Clancy passed away this week. The man known for his military thrillers died in a Baltimore hospital at the age of 66. ABC News Entertainment Correspondent Bill Diehl takes a look back at his life and work.