Sure, getting inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame is nice, but now New Jersey's own Jon Bon Jovi is getting a real honor: a rest stop named after him on the Garden State Parkway. The neighboring... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The NBA announced on Friday its five finalists for the inaugural Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Social Justice Champion award. The contenders are: Portland Trail Blazers forward Carmelo Anthony, Sacramento Kings forward Harrison Barnes, Philadelphia 76ers forward Tobias Harris, Milwaukee Bucks guard Jrue Holiday... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The 2021 Atlantic hurricane season began Tuesday and it's expected to be another busy year. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration forecasts above-average activity this year, with up to 20 named storms, as many as 10 hurricanes and up to five major... Read More.
Chadwick Boseman's alma mater, Howard University, is adding to the late Black Panther actor's legacy by naming its newly reestablished College of Fine Arts after him. The South Carolina native graduated from Howard in 2000 with a bachelor of fine arts in directing and returned to... Read More.
(TUCSON, Ariz.) -- The University of Arizona has hired a new men's basketball coach. Tommy Lloyd, a former assistant coach at Gonzaga University, was chosen to lead the Wildcats, replacing Sean Miller who was fired last week after 12 seasons with Arizona, the university announced... Read More.
(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.