(NEW YORK) -- A rejection to allow swim caps made for natural hair in the Olympics has started a larger conversation on bias, gatekeeping and representation in the sport. Soul Cap, a U.K.-based company that sells swimming caps for "thick, curly and voluminous hair," had... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Natural wonders around the world may be altered forever -- or even cease to exist -- if global temperatures continue to rise. Climate change is contributing to rising sea levels and more intense weather events, which will not only leave humans and... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- As hurricane season and summer wildfires loom large, President Joe Biden announced on Monday his administration is doubling the amount of money the government spends helping communities to mitigate natural disasters before they hit, along with developing a new climate data effort... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Saving the environment can also lead to one step further toward world peace, according to a new report. Countries with scarce natural resources tend to be more prone to armed conflict, so the conservation and sustainable management of those natural resources likely... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) — U.S. Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick died of "natural" causes one day after a violent mob stormed the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, the Washington, D.C., medical examiner announced on Monday. The medical examiner's conclusion comes amid lingering questions over whether the 42-year-old... Read More.
By RACHEL GEORGE, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Tracee Ellis Ross says her curl-friendly hair care line, Pattern Beauty, was inspired by her time on the hit series, Girlfriends."It started out for me because I couldn't find products and... Read More.
By JACQUELINE LAUREAN YATES, ABC News(HARTFORD, Conn.) -- Connecticut is the latest state to take action toward passing a law to ban discrimination against race-based ethnic hairstyles in workplaces and schools.The state's Senate voted 33-0 to pass the... Read More.
By JACQUELINE LAUREAN YATES, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- United Parcel Service Inc. (UPS) is officially relaxing rules around banning facial hair for its public-facing workers.The delivery service giant previously prohibited male employees from wearing long hair, afros... Read More.
By Jacqueline Laurean Yate via GMA (SACRAMENTO) -- One day shy of a year ago today, California became the first state to pass a law banning natural hair discrimination.To commemorate, July 3 has been declared National Crown Day to celebrate the... Read More.