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Thousands Flock to Danville’s Annual July Fourth Parade

Thousands Flock to Danville's Annual July Fourth Parade

For yet another year, thousands of people on Tuesday journeyed to downtown Danville for the East Bay city's Fourth of July parade. Pete Suratos reports. [Read entire story]

Plus-Size Model Confronts Fat-Shamer on Plane

Plus-Size Model Confronts Fat-Shamer on Plane

A Dallas-based plus-size model and student who promotes body positivity has used her social media platform to share how she fought back against a body-shamer while on a flight.Natalie Hage, 30, said the... This story [Read entire story]

Sally Hemings’ Room Found at Jefferson’s Monticello

Sally Hemings' Room Found at Jefferson's Monticello

Archaeologists have excavated an area of Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello mansion that is believed to have been the living quarters of Sally Hemings, the enslaved woman who historians believe gave birth to...Photo Credit: [Read entire story]

Trump Urges Court Not to Broaden Travel Ban Exceptions

Trump Urges Court Not to Broaden Travel Ban Exceptions

The Trump administration on Monday night urged the court not to add more exceptions to the president's travel ban, NBC News reported.Justice Department lawyers responded to a motion filed by Hawaii and...Photo Credit: [Read entire story]

N. Korea Fires Ballistic Missile Toward East Sea: Official

N. Korea Fires Ballistic Missile Toward East Sea: Official

North Korea fired a ballistic missile from its eastern coast toward the East Sea on Tuesday, a South Korean military official told NBC News.The launch — one of several this year — was detected at about...Photo [Read entire story]

Texas Teen Kidnapped, Killed Over Stolen Drugs: Police

Texas Teen Kidnapped, Killed Over Stolen Drugs: Police

Four people have been arrested and are now behind bars as police investigate the kidnapping and death of 13-year-old Shavon Randle. The body of another man, 19-year-old Michael Titus, was found in the same...Photo [Read entire story]

Minimum Wages Increase in Many Cities With New Fiscal Year

Minimum Wages Increase in Many Cities With New Fiscal Year

Higher minimum wages are going into effect this week in cities across the country as the new fiscal year gets under way, NBC News reported.In California, for example, the statewide minimum wage is $10...Photo Credit: [Read entire story]

Missing 13-Year-Old Girl Found Dead Inside Texas Home: Police

Missing 13-Year-Old Girl Found Dead Inside Texas Home: Police

Dallas FBI investigators confirmed early Sunday the death of 13-year-old Shavon Randle, the Lancaster girl who went missing Wednesday and was at the center of an Amber Alert.In a live Facebook video posted...Photo [Read entire story]

The Search Is Still on for Amelia Earhart 80 Years Later

The Search Is Still on for Amelia Earhart 80 Years Later

The famed aviator was last heard from on July 2, 1937, as she attempted to make the first around-the-world flight along the equator with navigator Fred Noonan. Amelia Earhart was officially declared dead in 1939...Photo [Read entire story]

Sea Turtle Covered in Tumors to Have Surgery in Florida Keys

Sea Turtle Covered in Tumors to Have Surgery in Florida Keys

A sea turtle covered with tumors was airlifted from St. Croix in the Virgin Islands to the Florida on Saturday to receive treatment.Named Charid, the 28-pound juvenile green sea turtle was found with...Photo Credit: NBC [Read entire story]

Happy Fourth of July: Injured Bald Eagle Rescued in DC

Happy Fourth of July: Injured Bald Eagle Rescued in DC

An injured bald eagle, who was having trouble breathing, was lethargic and was unable to fly, was rescued in southeast D.C. Saturday afternoon.The Humane Rescue Alliance received a report that the bird was...Photo [Read entire story]

Marrow Recipient Meets Her Donor

Trish Tran, a 14-year-old Sacramento girl, was able to meet the man who saved her life. Trish was diagnosed with Aplastic Anemia in May 2015 and needed a marrow donor. Her need was fulfilled thanks to Conrado...Photo [Read entire story]

20 Years in the Making: Preschool Sweethearts Finally Wed

20 Years in the Making: Preschool Sweethearts Finally Wed

Nearly 20 years ago, 3-year-old Matt Grodsky stood up in front of his entire preschool class, and declared that he would one day marry classmate Laura Scheel. And then on December 30, 2016, he did, the...Photo Credit: [Read entire story]

Dozens Confront Alameda Co. Sheriff Regarding Immigration

Dozens Confront Alameda Co. Sheriff Regarding Immigration

Scores of people on Friday urged Alameda County Sheriff Greg Ahern to stop working with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Jean Elle reports. [Read entire story]

Three-Car Crash Closes Highway 92 in Both Directions

Three-Car Crash Closes Highway 92 in Both Directions

A three-car accident early Friday closed Highway 92 in both directions. [Read entire story]

Trump Endorses Repeal-First Strategy for Health Care

Trump Endorses Repeal-First Strategy for Health Care

With Senate negotiations continuing over the stalled GOP health care bill, President Donald Trump endorsed Friday a proposal for Republicans to pass a simple repeal of Obamacare then focus on replacing it later...Photo [Read entire story]

Big Rig Spills Pigs in Texas Highway Crash

Authorities had to round up several pigs after a semi crash that has shut down Interstate 45 south of Dallas Thursday morning.Both directions of I-45 were closed near Pleasant Run Road at about 6:45 a.m.The...Photo [Read entire story]

Big Rig Spills Pigs in Texas Highway Crash

Big Rig Spills Pigs in Texas Highway Crash

Authorities had to round up several pigs after a semi crash that has shut down Interstate 45 south of Dallas Thursday morning.Both directions of I-45 were closed near Pleasant Run Road at about 6:45 a.m.The...Photo [Read entire story]

Puerto Rico Gov. Pushes for Statehood to Solve Debt Crisis

Puerto Rico Gov. Pushes for Statehood to Solve Debt Crisis

As Puerto Rico grapples with a debt crisis, its governor is pushing Congress for statehood -- a move that, contrary to critics, he says is necessary to solving the territory's debilitating money woes.“We...Photo [Read entire story]

Sex Assault Victims on Cruise Ships Are Often Under 18

Sex Assault Victims on Cruise Ships Are Often Under 18

Sexual assault poses a hidden danger on cruise ships, with minors often the victims, according to NBC News, which spoke with 10 victims of sexual assaults or members of their families.Some of those assaults...Photo [Read entire story]