GMA: Pope Benedict’s Final Hours
George Stephanopoulos was in the Vatican February 28 2013 on Good Morning America to talk about Pope Benedict‘s final hours. Around 5 p.m. Rome time, the Pope will take off in his helicopter to Castel Gandolfo, his summer home. Then, at 8 p.m. Rome time he will officially no longer be Pope. The Pope will also send out his final tweet. The Pope’s twitter account will be put to rest after today. George Stephanopoulos said that he has been told whoever the next Pope is, he will have to be more active on social media. Pope Benedict was the first to tweet.
GMA: Bob Woodward Accusing White House Aide
Journalist Bob Woodward is accusing a White House aide of threatening him after he wrote an editorial about the current budget cuts being discussed in Washington, D.C. The White House calls those allegations “nonsensical.”
GMA: US Sends $60 Million To Syrian Rebels
Secretary of State John Kerry has just announced that for the first time, the U.S. will send $60 million to Syrian rebels trying to overthrow dictator Bashar Al-Assad. The funds are earmarked for food and medicine, not guns.
GMA: Westminster Dog Poisoned
A prize-winning dog from the Westminster Dog Show has died. The owner of the dog thinks animal rights activists who oppose dog competitions may have done it. The dog’s symptoms were consistent with ingesting rat poison.
I would like to know why the dog’s owner thinks animal rights activists would poison a dog because they think the dog and dogs like him are being treated unfairly. That’s not very logical.
GMA: Young Girl Apologizes To Park
A young girl got the chance to become a junior ranger at Yellowstone National Park and when she got home, she was shocked to see that she’d accidentally brought home two sticks from the park. So she wrote a letter to the park saying she was sorry for taking them, because she knows she’s not supposed to steal things from the park and she wanted them to be returned to nature.
GMA: Matt Damon Getting Married To Wife Again
Matt Damon married his wife eight years ago, but they’re renewing their vows. The last time around, their wedding was small, with only family and friends and Mayor Bloomberg. Now, they want a big party.