A federal judge ruled Wednesday that President Trump is violating the First Amendment when he blocks critics on Twitter because of their political views. U.S. District Judge Naomi Reice Buchwald in Manhattan stopped short in her written decision of ordering Trump or a subordinate to stop the practice of blocking critics from viewing his... Read More.
Competing as a mom for the first time at a major, and only about nine months since giving birth to her daughter, Alexis Olympia, then dealing with postpartum complications, Williams edged 70th-ranked Kristyna Pliskova of the Czech Republic 7-6 (4), 6-4 at Roland Garros “Well, my priority is Olympia. No matter what, that’s... Read More.
The Kilauea volcano that began erupting more than three weeks ago continues to spew lava, ash and toxic gas on the Big Island of Hawaii. Massive lava flows have scorched everything in its path, forcing the evacuations of more than 2,000 residents and already destroying several homes. The National Guard, scientists and residents... Read More.
Stacey Abrams, the democratic candidate in the Georgia gubernatorial race, set out to change the face of politics. She accomplished her goal on Tuesday night. The former minority leader in the Georgia state house made history, becoming the first Black woman to secure a nomination in a gubernatorial race. If she wins the... Read More.
Alaska Airlines stepped into the future on Mother’s Day when two Black women pilots flew a plane across the West Coast. The two pilots were part of the airlines’ first-ever Black women flight crew. Captain Tara Wright and first officer Mallory Cave flew Flight 361 from San Francisco to Portland Sunday, KTVA an Alaska news outlet, reported. They stepped out of... Read More.
U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams talked Thursday of saving lives. Adams wants naloxone available to all families and first responders in the U.S. so that the drug can be used to help reverse opioid overdoses. “Any one of you can save a life,” he said. “Just like everyone knows about CPR, everyone of... Read More.
25-year-old Sidney Bouvier Gilstrap-Portley enrolled at Hillcrest High School in Dallas, Texas as Rashun Richardson after learning the school was accepting Hurricane Harvey victims. As a star player on the school’s basketball team, he dominated younger athletes and was named the district’s offensive player of the year, the Dallas Morning News reports. Gilstrap-Portley lived a double life... Read More.
Britains Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are requesting “understanding and respect” for Markle’s father after a celebrity news site reported he would not be coming to the royal wedding to walk his daughter down the aisle, Kensington Palace said Monday night. A palace statement on “this difficult situation” did not confirm the TMZ... Read More.