(NEW YORK) — Team USA athletes, specifically women athletes, are already making history at the Tokyo Olympics. From fencing to taekwondo, swimming and more, the Summer Games in Tokyo have been a chance for American women to prove their athletic prowess. Lydia Jacoby Lydia Jacoby, 17, won... Read More.
(TOKYO) — American Carissa Moore grabbed a typhoon by the tail and rode into the history books on Tuesday, becoming the first woman ever to win a gold medal in surfing at the Olympics. The 28-year-old Hawaiian, the world's No. 1 ranked woman surfer, burst... Read More.
(TOKYO) -- Novak Djokovic could be on his way to making men's tennis history with this year's Olympic Games. Every year, tennis players have the opportunity to achieve a Grand Slam by winning all four majors: the Australian Open, French Open, Wimbledon and U.S. Open. But every... Read More.
(CAMBRIDGE, Md.) -- While extreme heat waves, wildfires and devastating flooding bring attention to the impacts of climate change, some parts of the country are fighting more pernicious effects that threaten both protected ecosystems and important landmarks of American history. Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge is... Read More.
(NEW YORK) — The Bootleg Fire is now the third-largest fire in Oregon state history as firefighters try to limit its spread amid extremely dry conditions. The blaze had grown to nearly 400,000 acres in southern Oregon by Thursday morning and remained just 38% contained. While... Read More.
The awards show isn't until September, but Pose star Mj Rodriguez has already made Emmys history. The actress was nominated for best actress in a drama series Tuesday morning, becoming the first trans actress to ever garner an Emmy nod in a leading acting category. In 2014, Orange Is the New... Read More.
Ahmir "Questlove" Thompson says he hopes "to correct history" with his directorial debut Summer of Soul. The documentary, which chronicles the 1969 Harlem Cultural Festival, follows the series of concerts that took place at Marcus Garvey Park in Harlem over the course of several weekends. Questlove tells ABC Audio... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- United Airlines is betting big on the post-pandemic travel boom. On Tuesday, United announced the largest aircraft order in the airline's history and the largest for the industry by a single carrier in more than a decade. The 270 narrow-body jet order is... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- When Herz, a lesbian club in Mobile, Alabama, opened in 2019, owner Rachel Smallman said she and her wife didn’t have a place they could “go to be their authentic selves.” So, they made a space of their own. “In the deep... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Members of the WNBA wore special T-shirts during games Tuesday to show support for passing expansive voting rights legislation, like the For The People Act. Players wore T-shirts with the slogans like “Freedom to Vote” and “Protect Our Freedom to Vote,” along... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A mother-daughter duo are sharing their story in the hopes of highlighting the importance of knowing your family's health history and the inherited cancer risks in the Black community. Patricia Via, from Martinsville, Virginia, was 55 years old when she found out... Read More.