(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.
(LAKE MEAD, Nev.) -- Lake Mead, the reservoir formed by the Hoover Dam on the Colorado River, has hit its lowest water levels ever, according to government officials. The water level in the reservoir, which supplies drinking water to millions of people in California, Arizona,... Read More.
(LONDON) -- The English Football Association, soccer’s original national body that was founded in 1863, has nominated Debbie Hewitt to become its first ever female leader. Hewitt was the unanimous choice of the seven-member selection panel and the FA Council will be asked to formally... Read More.
(FORT WORTH, Texas) -- U.S. gymnastics champion Simone Biles made history again Sunday night. Biles, 24, won her seventh national women's all-around title at the U.S. Gymnastics Championships in Fort Worth, Texas, with a score of 119.650. The win gives her the most wins by... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Every summer in the United States, the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community comes together for a monthlong celebration of love, diversity, acceptance and unashamed self-pride. Here's everything you need to know about LGBT Pride Month: What is LGBT Pride Month? The month is... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The White House made history Wednesday when Karine Jean-Pierre, the principal deputy press secretary for the White House, briefed reporters on behalf of the president. Jean-Pierre is the first Black woman in decades and the first openly gay spokesperson in history to stand... Read More.
(GLYNN COUNTY, Ga.) -- A Georgia judge is considering whether to allow Ahmaud Arbery's criminal history and a diagnosis of mental illness to be presented at the trial of the three white men accused of tracking down the 25-year-old Black man and fatally shooting... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Dr. Kanika Bowen-Jallow was eight years into her pursuit of becoming a pediatric surgeon before she met a surgeon who looked like her, as a Black American. Now, Bowen-Jallow is a trailblazer in her own right as only the ninth Black female... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Vice President Kamala Harris said Thursday in an exclusive interview with ABC News' Good Morning America that she did not think the United States was a "racist country" but that it was important to "speak the truth" about the role racism... Read More.
(LONDON) -- Jihyun Park had something of a political awakening at the start of the pandemic last year. Moved by stories of care homes struggling with PPE, and the elderly isolated from their loved ones in her town of Bury, England, she organized in... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- President Joe Biden formally recognized the Ottoman Empire's killing and deportation of Armenians over a century ago as a genocide, breaking from his predecessors and risking inflaming tensions with Turkey. Biden had pledged as a presidential candidate to recognize the Armenians' treatment, which... Read More.