Barbara Walters

This image released by ABC shows host Barbara Walters, left, with New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and his wife Chirlane McCray on ABC's "The View," Monday, April 21, 2014 in New York. (AP Photo/ABC, Lou Rocco)

NYC mayor announces May 16 to be Barbara Walters Day

NEW YORK (AP) — Mayor Bill de Blasio is proclaiming May 16 as “Barbara Walters Day” in New York City. Walters is retiring that day after a storied television reporting career that has spanned five […]

04/21/2014

Broadcast journalist Barbara Walters (AP Photo)

Walters announces her retirement on ‘The View’

NEW YORK (AP) — Barbara Walters said Monday that retirement from her epochal television career is near, but it’s not happening right away. Walters, who began in television news as a “Today” girl in 1961, […]

05/13/2013

Barbara Walters

Barbara Walters to retire next year

NEW YORK (AP) — Barbara Walters plans to retire next year, ending a television career that began more than a half century ago and made her a trailblazer in news and daytime TV.

03/28/2013

Barbara Walters

Walters hopes to return to ‘The View’ in 3 weeks

NEW YORK (AP) — Barbara Walters isn’t “scratching too much” from chickenpox, but she says she won’t be back at “The View” for three more weeks.

02/06/2013

Chris Christie

NJ Gov. Christie puts weight issue on the table

UNION BEACH, N.J. (AP) — Portly New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says the people who elected him shouldn’t worry about his weight because he’s “remarkably healthy.”

02/05/2013

Barbara Walters

Barbara Walters hospitalized with chickenpox

NEW YORK (AP) — Barbara Walters would probably like to hit the reset button on 2013. She’s got the chickenpox and remains hospitalized more than a week after going in after falling and hitting her head at a pre-inaugural party in Washington.

01/28/2013

Barbara Walters

ABC News’ Barbara Walters hospitalized after fall

NEW YORK (AP) — Veteran ABC newswoman Barbara Walters has fallen at an inauguration party in Washington and has been hospitalized.

01/21/2013

Barbara Walters

Obama will not go after states where pot is legal

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Barack Obama says he won’t go after Washington state and Colorado for legalizing marijuana. In a Barbara Walters interview, Obama is asked if he supports making pot legal. He says, “I wouldn’t go that far.”

12/14/2012

Chris Christie

NJ Gov. Christie: My weight no bar to presidency

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) – New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says he is “more than a little” overweight but is fit enough to be in the White House. The Republican governor was asked about his weight problem during an interview with Barbara Walters.

12/12/2012

TV's Walters visits with 'Fascinating' Christie

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) – Veteran TV newswoman Barbara Walters paid a visit Tuesday to the New Jersey Statehouse to talk with a man she finds “pleasant, smart, funny” and even “good-natured.” Gov. Chris Christie is […]

11/20/2012

Walters, Stephanopoulos lead ABC hurricane relief

NEW YORK (AP) – Barbara Walters, George Stephanopoulos and Mark Cuban are taking out their checkbooks for Superstorm Sandy relief on ABC’s “Day of Giving.” ABC said Monday that Walters donated $250,000 to the American […]

11/05/2012

Walters to interview Lindsay Lohan next month

NEW YORK (AP) – Barbara Walters says she will interview Lindsay Lohan next month for ABC’s “20/20″ newsmagazine. Walters announced on Monday’s edition of her talk show, “The View,” that the interview will air on […]

10/15/2012

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