(PORTLAND, Maine) -- One company is taking used sails from sailboats and creating something totally brand new: summer tote bags. Sea Bags, founded in Portland, Maine, makes unique tote bags out of locally recycled materials. Since 1999, the company says it has saved over 700... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The NBA has announced the creation of the Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Social Justice Champion award. The award is named after the six-time NBA Champion and Naismith Memorial Hall of Famer. It will honor the NBA player who pursues social justice and upholds the league's decades-long... Read More.
BY: KIARA ALFONSECA, ABC NEWS (WASHINGTON) — In an effort to provide more resources to investigate thousands of unsolved cases of missing and murdered Native Americans, a new Bureau of Indian Affairs unit has been launched by Interior Secretary Deb Haaland. Indigenous communities have... Read More.
By Aryana Azari, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- In a display of motherly love and concern for her son's safety, one mom created a mobile app that would protect Black drivers in the event they are pulled over by police.
(NEW YORK) -- To commemorate a year since most people have been in their offices -- and the March 24th anniversary of the NBC's debut of The Office -- JELL-O has created a kit that lets you mimic one of the show's iconic desk gags. That's... Read More.
By HALEY YAMADA and MICHAEL MENDEHLSON(LOS ANGELES) -- Families are mourning the loss of loved ones after at least 27 people have been killed in the wake of more than 70 devastating wildfires raging out of control on the west... Read More.
By NICOLE PELLETIERE, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- A mother has designed a poster in hopes that it will help parents and teachers educate their children about racism.Taimani Reed of Portland, Oregon, is a photographer, brand designer and illustrator.... Read More.
By ALEXANDER MALLIN, ABC NEWS(WASHINGTON) -- Attorney General Bill Barr has directed the creation of a new law enforcement task force that will be focused on "countering anti-government extremists."In a memo sent around the department Friday, Barr mentions... Read More.
Local Family Creates Scholarship to Directly Tackle Skilled Trades Gap “The idea caught fire – actually, it caught passion.” John Barron, owner of Barron Heating It is no secret that there is a skilled trades gap that is broadening in the US as the... Read More.