(NEW YORK) — The United Arab Emirates named mechanical engineering graduate Nora AlMatrooshi as the first Arab female astronaut, a selection that she described as an "unforgettable moment." AlMatrooshi was picked from more than 4,000 candidates to be part of the UAE's ambitious space program,... Read More.
By MARLENE LENTHANG, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Pamela A. Smith has been named as the first Black woman to lead the U.S. Park Police in the agency's 230-year history.Smith, a 23-year veteran of the Park Police, officially takes over on... Read More.
By: CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- NASA officially named its headquarters in the nation's capital after Mary W. Jackson, the agency's first Black woman engineer, with a ceremony honoring her legacy on Friday."With the official naming of the Mary... Read More.
By KELLY MCCARTHY, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Any former teammate of Shaquille O'Neal would likely tell you that having him on the court was the sports equivalent of a great insurance policy.The NBA Hall of Famer told ABC News' Good... Read More.
(LOS ANGELES) -- Sharp viewers of Kristin Wiig's movie Barb and Star Go to Vista Del Mar, which premiered on Friday, may have noticed that the actress subtly revealed the names of her Avi Rothman’s twins, born last year. Kristen and... Read More.
By KATHERINE FAULDERS, MOLLY NAGLE, JOHN SANTUCCI, and BENJAMIN SIEGEL, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- President-elect Joe Biden has named Ron Klain his White House chief of staff, ABC News has confirmed.The announcement of a chief of staff typically comes... Read More.
BY: BILL HUTCHINSON, ABC NEWS(VATICAN CITY) -- Pope Francis on Sunday elevated Archbishop of Washington, D.C., Wilton Gregory, to cardinal, making him the first African American appointed to the red-hat conclave.The 72-year-old Gregory, who led the Roman Catholic... Read More.
BY: BILL HUTCHINSON, ABC NEWS (NEW YORK) — All it took was 15 seconds for four gunmen to kill two people and injure seven others at a house party near Rutgers University, a surveillance video of the attack shows. New Brunswick police released... Read More.
BY: EMILY SHAPIRO(LOUISVILLE) -- A new interim police chief was named in Louisville, Kentucky, on Monday amid months of unrest in the city.The new interim chief, Yvette Gentry, is a former member of the Louisville Police Department who... Read More.