(NEW YORK) -- A powerful new public service announcement is raising awareness about gun violence in a unique way. Today, Sandy Hook Promise -- a nonprofit organization led by several family members whose loved ones were killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School on Dec. 14, 2012... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- When plus-sized supermodel Tess Holliday opened up this spring about her struggle with anorexia, she also spoke about the backlash she received, saying, "I understand that people look at me and I don’t fit what we have seen presented as the... Read More.
(KABUL, Afghanistan) -- With the U.S. military and diplomatic withdrawal now complete after 20 years in Afghanistan, the Taliban has taken over the country, including the Kabul airport, the site of an often-desperate evacuation effort the past two weeks. But even as the last American... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Since early reports of COVID-19's suspected origins in Wuhan, China, the Asian and Pacific Islander community in the United States has faced skyrocketing incidents of hate, including a string of racist incidents against athletes. "People are racially profiling Asians. Although they blame... Read More.
(DALLAS) -- For former U.S. Army Capt. Diane Birdwell, teaching world history has always been a personal journey into her family’s heritage. The 60-year-old teacher often invokes her own family’s history when she teaches her 10th-grade students at a local Dallas public high school. In... Read More.
Robin Williams' children have spoken out on the seventh anniversary of the comedian's death. Zak Williams, the late actor's eldest child, shared a heartfelt message directed at his father, while daughter Zelda Williams spoke to others grappling with loss. "Dad, seven years ago today you passed... Read More.
(ATLANTA) -- Atlanta police have spoken with a jogger who may have witnessed the stabbing death of a woman in Piedmont Park last week. Police are ramping up the search for possible witnesses of the "gruesome" stabbing death of Katie Janness, 40, and her dog... Read More.
(TOKYO) -- Female athletes are breaking with their sports' apparel conventions -- if not regulations -- to prioritize their comfort during competitions, and making major statements in the process. In Tokyo this week, members of the German women's gymnastics team sported full-length bodysuits, as opposed... Read More.
Jimmie Allen’s first-ever children’s book, My Voice Is a Trumpet, is out now. Illustrated by Cathy Ann Johnson, the book celebrates how every voice -- from the roar of a lion to the buzz of a bee -- has the power to enact change.... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- David and Sabrina Jaramillo took their family to an amusement park on Saturday to celebrate their eldest son's birthday, hoping to "have a good time." But a tragic accident on a water ride left one of their children dead and another... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- On Valentine's Day 1982, Dab Garner was diagnosed with HIV/AIDS in San Francisco. He was 19. As the U.S. reaches its 40-year milestone since the discovery of the virus, survivors like Garner are taking time to reflect on the lives and the stigma... Read More.