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  • ABC's Robin Roberts to get honorary degree from SLU

    April 21, 2014 6:31 AM

    HAMMOND - Southeastern Louisiana University will honor ABC's "Good Morning America" co-host Robin Roberts with an honorary doctorate at its spring commencement on May 17. The school's governing body, the University of Louisiana System Board of Supervisors, approved awarding Roberts with the degree last year. The ceremony is set for... more »
  • Health stories for Feb. 19, 2013 Play Video

    February 19, 2013 6:17 PM

    UNDATED - Here are today's 2 Your Health stories for Feb. 19, 2013 - Expecting moms may want to stay away from caffeine. It's been tied to longer pregnancies and low-birth weight. Caffeine can get to the child through the placenta, like other nutrients, but the developing... more »
  • Robin Roberts set to return to 'GMA' on Feb. 20

    February 7, 2013 8:03 AM

    NEW YORK - ABC News says Robin Roberts will be back on the job at the "Good Morning America" anchor desk on Feb. 20. Her return will be five months to the day since her bone marrow transplant to treat a rare blood disorder. Roberts has gotten the all-clear from... more »
  • GMA host Robin Roberts welcomed home for Super Bowl

    January 31, 2013 5:00 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Friday's "Good Morning America" will welcome back host Robin Roberts, who's currently in New Orleans ahead of the Super Bowl. Roberts, a Mississippi native who left the show to deal with a rare blood disorder, tweeted a photo today of herself with members of Southeastern Louisiana... more »
  • Ann Romney to guest-host 'Good Morning America'

    October 4, 2012 4:18 PM

    NEW YORK - Ann Romney is guest-hosting "Good Morning America" next Wednesday. ABC says the wife of Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney will be on hand at the morning news program for its 8 a.m. (Eastern time) hour. Joining George Stephanopoulos at the anchor desk, Mrs. Romney will be filling... more »
  • ABC's Roberts undergoes bone marrow transplant

    September 21, 2012 10:43 AM

    NEW YORK - ABC's "Good Morning America" co-host Robin Roberts is already wishing to leave the hospital following her bone marrow transplant. Her oncologist, Dr. Gail Ropoz, said on the morning show that Roberts had emailed that note Friday, a day after the procedure. ABC showed a brief video clip... more »
  • Mother of GMA co-host Robin Roberts dies

    August 31, 2012 8:47 AM

    NEW YORK - The mother of "Good Morning America" co-host Robin Roberts has died. Jeffrey W. Schneider, senior vice president of ABC News, said 88-year-old Lucimarian Roberts died Thursday night. ABC's Facebook page said Robins traveled "home to Mississippi just in time to see her." The death... more »
  • GMA anchor's illness helps marrow transplant awareness Play Video

    June 22, 2012 5:59 PM

    BATON ROUGE- ABC morning anchor Robin Robert's fight against a rare blood disease is just getting started. The Louisiana native announced earlier this month that part of her treatment will include a bone marrow transplant from her sister. Doctors say it will greatly improve her chances to beat the... more »
  • African Americans have difficulty finding bone marrow donors

    June 17, 2012 11:57 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Robin Roberts fight against a rare blood disease is just getting started.. The Louisiana native announced earlier this month that part of her treatment will include a bone marrow transplant from her sister. Doctors say it will greatly improve her chances to beat the disease. But... more »
  • AP Source: Chris Brown destroys dressing room

    March 22, 2011 12:50 PM

    NEW YORK - A person familiar with the show says Chris Brown trashed his dressing room at "Good Morning America" and broke a window with a chair after co-host Robin Roberts asked him about his attack on Rihanna. The person was not authorized to discuss the matter and spoke... more »

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