(WASHINGTON) -- Zahid Quraishi was confirmed as the first Muslim American federal judge by the United States Senate on Thursday. Quraishi, currently a magistrate judge, will serve on the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey. He was confirmed with an overwhelmingly bipartisan... Read More.
(CORNWALL) -- President Joe Biden on Thursday announced his plan to buy an additional 500 million doses of the Pfizer vaccine to distribute to lower-income countries, increasing the U.S. commitment to fighting the pandemic across the globe, a key goal of the G-7 summit. "That's... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Two passengers sharing the same stateroom on board the first North American cruise since 2020 tested positive for COVID-19 on Thursday. All crew and adult passengers on board the Celebrity Millennium had to show proof that they were fully vaccinated as well... Read More.
Judas Priest's plans to launch a 50th anniversary tour last year were waylaid by the COVID-19 pandemic, but the heavy-metal legends finally will get their chance to celebrate the milestone later in 2021. The North American leg of the band's trek, dubbed "The 50 Heavy... Read More.
Last week marked the 100th anniversary of the Tulsa Race Massacre, where a mob of angry white Oklahomans killed as many as 300 Black Tulsans and seized whatever property that was left after the two-day rampage. For decades, the incident remained hidden from the public eye until the HBO series Watchmen depicted the horrific June 1,... Read More.
(CHICAGO) -- Anti-Asian hate incidents continue to rise across the country, one legislator seeks to combat racism with a new law requiring Asian American studies in public schools Illinois state Rep. Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz said she wants to fight "ignorance" with the Teaching Equitable Asian-American History... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The U.S. has seen a disturbing surge in hate incidents against the Asian American and Pacific Islander communities, with a total of 6,603 incidents reported from March 2020 to March 2021, according to data gathered by the group Stop AAPI Hate. Stop... Read More.
Guns N' Roses has confirmed the details for the band's 2021 summer North American tour. The trek, which includes a mix of rescheduled dates and brand-new shows, is now set to kick off July 31 in Hershey, Pennsylvania, and will run into October. The "Welcome... Read More.
(LOS ANGELES) -- “Fun” is the word 41-year-old entrepreneur Carolyn Kim uses to describe her life when asked about being a mother to twin boys, an attorney and working to create America's first line of premium soju for her award-winning company, Yobo Soju. What started... Read More.
(PORTO, Portugal) -- Chelsea winger Christian Pulisic made American soccer history, becoming the first American man to play in the UEFA Champions League final after being subbed on for Timo Werner in the 66th minute. History for Christian Pulisic 👏🇺🇸 What... Read More.
The CW released a video trailer of new and returning shows for their 2021-2022 fall season, including a first-look at Ava DuVernay's new superhero DC drama Naomi. The comic book series is being kept under wraps until 2022, with Queen Sugar's Amanda Marsalis as director and co-executive producer. According to the series description, Naomi stars Kaci Walfall as a... Read More.