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As The Anchor Chair Turns: A Glimpse At ABC News Past And Future

ABC News has announced major shakeups in its anchor lineup, as Diane Sawyer steps down from her perch as anchor of the network's evening news. What does her replacement say about the state of the evening anchor job in the world of TV news?

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An undated photo provided by Voice of America shows Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo who won the 2010 Nobel Peace Prize. He was jailed for promoting human rights in 2008. An amendment in Congress proposes to rename the street in front of the Chinese Embassy in Washington, D.C., in his honor.

China: Plan To Name U.S. Embassy Road After Dissident 'Sheer Farce'

Beijing is fuming over a provision slipped into a State Department budget to change the name of the street fronting the China's embassy in Washington to "Liu Xiaobo Plaza," in honor of the jailed dissident and Nobel Peace Prize laureate.

The amendment, proposed by Virginia Republican Rep. Frank Wolf, who change the name of the street currently known as International Place. Wolf says it would send "a clear and powerful message that the United States remains vigilant and resolute in its commitment to safeguard human rights around the globe."

Journalist Dexter Filkins Explains 'Bitter Consequences' Of Iraq War

On the lookout for SARS, an employee checks a baby's temperature at the Ben Gurion Airport, in Israel, April 2003. The deadly virus quickly spread around the world once it reached Hong Kong, a central travel hub.

Could The Ebola Outbreak Spread To Europe Or The U.S.?

Ebola headlines this past week make the hair stand up on on the back of your neck.

"West African Ebola Epidemic 'Out Of Control'," CNN said Monday. "Doctors Aren't Sure How To Stop Africa's Deadliest Ebola Outbreak," Shots reported.

U.S. midfielder Jermaine Jones warms up during a training session at Recife's Pernambuco Arena Wednesday, one day before the Americans face Germany in a decisive Group G soccer match. The game begins at noon, ET.

U.S. Vs. Germany In The World Cup: What To Look For

Anticipation is building for the U.S. men's national team's showdown with Germany Thursday. The Americans need a win or a tie to decide their own fate; a loss would mean they need help to advance to the round of 16.

In Nigeria, Pressure Continues To 'Bring Back Our Girls'

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