Is America Number 1? And if so, number 1 in what? Government? Economy? Culture? What makes a country prosperous? Democracy? The U.S. and India both have democracy, but only one is prosperous. Natural resources? Hong Kong and the U.S. are both prosperous, but only one is rich in natural resources. John Stossel argues that what makes a country prosperous is rule of law and economic freedom.
Should a business be able to pay pregnant women less? Why should taxpayers foot the bill for search and rescue operations for people who take foolish risks? If Miss California can enhance her body with implants, why can't an athlete enhance his body with steroids? Isn't it about time for America to give less money to the elderly? John Stossel takes a look at taboo subjects we can't talk about in America.
Can going out in the cold give you a cold? Is life getting worse? Can money buy happiness?
You may be among the many who would answer yes to these questions. You'd be wrong. There are a lot of popularly held beliefs out there that simply aren't true. Yet the media tend to report on many of them as though they were hard facts.
About the case of Ted Kaczynski
ABC News' Diane Sawyer sits down with former Olympic gold medalist Bruce Jenner, who discusses his love for his family, the decisions he's made, the journey he has taken to get to this point in his life and what he has planned for the future.
Elizabeth Vargas explores seven scenarios for cataclysms that could destroy civilization on Earth, assesses the likelihood that any of them could occur and explores ways humans might be able to stop them. The seven include: a gamma-ray burst caused by the “death” of a star, artificial intelligence taking over, the eruption of a supervolcano, an asteroid strike, nuclear war, a pandemic or bioterrorism, and climate change....
From start to finish, each episode of the hit ABC television show "Scandal" is a drama-filled hour of revelations, suspense and, most importantly, scandal.
But many of the events and characters that appear on "Scandal" are based on actual people and real scandals that have made news headlines in the past. Check out how some of the real-life scandals from "Scandal" played out on the television screen.
20/20 takes and in-depth look at Michael Jackson's life one year after his untimely death.
Houston furniture store owner opens stores to Harvey victims; Good Samaritans risk their lives for Hurricane Harvey rescues; A tale of two hurricane cities, Houston and New Orleans
Doctors with disabilities and others share stories of resilience and survival in spite of tragedy.
The stars of the most influential romantic movies take viewers behind the scenes and dissects the most memorable moments from these classics.
The cast of "Roseanne" shares behind-the-scenes moments, memories, and what to expect from the revival in special edition of "20/20"
The event America's been waiting for - James Comey - his first interview since being fired by President Trump.
Royal wedding ushers in a new era for the monarchy; Princess Diana would have wanted her children to 'marry for love'; How Meghan Markle's 'California casual' style could impact British fashion
Summer blockbuster stars reminisce about time on set and reveal little-known facts on special edition of "20/20".
Reports on ankle bracelet monitoring failures and murders committed by people ordered to wear them.
Mary Poppins, the magical whimsical nanny, is back on Cherry Tree Lane after 54 years in the sequel “Mary Poppins Returns,” starring Emily Blunt.
The versatile English actress has portrayed an incredible range of characters from a no-nonsense magazine assistant in “The Devil Wears Prada” to a lonely alcoholic in “Girl on the Train.” Her musical talents were on display in the film adaptation of “Into the Woods,” directed by Academy Award-nominated director Rob Marshall.
Interviews with Joe Biden and Kamala Harris.
A town hall with President Donald Trump and undecided voters seven weeks before Election Day. George Stephanopoulos anchor the event, which provide undecided voters, both in person and virtually, a chance to ask the president their important questions before voting in November.
ABC News announced today a primetime special on the life and legacy of Alex Trebek, the iconic television host of "Jeopardy!" The one-hour special profiles the beloved television star, who was the host of the longest-running quiz show in the U.S. In interviews over the past year with "Good Morning America" co-anchor Michael Strahan and "GMA3: What You Need To Know" co-Anchor T.J. Holmes, Trebek spoke candidly about living with cancer and the lessons he's learned. He talked about what he hoped his last days would be like and how grateful he was that he had a chance to discover all the love his viewers held for him as he confronted stage 4 pancreatic cancer. Prior to his passing, Strahan had a rare interview with Jean Trebek, Alex's wife of more than 30 years, in which she talked about dealing with her husband's illness and what it taught each of them. The special includes "Good Morning America" co-anchor Robin Roberts' interview with Trebek when he first revealed his diagnosis and decided to help bring awareness to symptoms of the illness. In interviews before his death, Trebek's co-workers reflect on his persistence, strength and his respect for his fans. The hour includes a behind-the-scenes look at "Jeopardy!" through Trebek's eyes and rare footage of his early start on television. "Alex Trebek, Remembered: A '20/20' Special" hosted by ABC News' Chris Connelly airs Sunday, Nov. 8 (10:00-11:00 p.m. EST), on ABC. "20/20" is anchored by David Muir and Amy Robach. David Sloan is senior executive producer. Terri Lichstein is senior broadcast producer. Ann Reynolds is senior producer, and Alison Lynn and Tami Sheheri are producers of this special.
Inside the enormous efforts made by scientists and government officials to get a COVID-19 vaccine created and distributed to the public in record time.