Denise LaSalle Hospitalized

Last year the public learned that Denise LaSalle is suffering from congestive heart failure, but was recovering. Unfortunately, LaSalle is now back in the hospital at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, and has had to have her leg amputated. The hospital issued the following statement: “Recently, Denise LaSalle found herself in one of her greatest... Read More.

‘Hidden Figures’ Katherine Johnson Is Honored With A Research Facility

On September 22, 2017, NASA honored Katherine Johnson by dedicating a new research building in her name on their campus. Johnson inspired the movie Hidden Figures. The facility is officially named the Katherine G. Johnson Computational Research Facility and it will house the research and development that will support NASA’s future exploration missions. Built... Read More.

Teens From African Robotics Team Disappear From Washington D.C.

Police are investigating the sudden disappearance of six teens from the D.C. area after they competed in an international robotics competition this week NBC reports. The teens, aged 16-18, vanished Tuesday after participating in the FIRST Global Challenge. The D.C Police Department identified them on Twitter as: Audrey Mwamikazi, 17; Aristide Irambona, 18; Kevin... Read More.

O.J. Simpson Freed

OJ Simpson will be paroled after serving nine years in prison for a botched bid to retrieve sports memorabilia in Las Vegas. A Nevada parole board decided Thursday that the 70-year-old former football, TV and movie star will be released in October after serving his minimum term for armed robbery, assault with a... Read More.

Venus Williams Not At Fault In Fatal Car Accident

The tennis star legally entered an intersection but was cut off by another car, which set off a chain of events that resulted in a fatal crash with a third car, police say video released Friday shows. Williams entered the intersection on June 9 legally prior to the collision in Palm Beach Gardens, Flordia. Linda... Read More.