- FOX 10 PhoenixMay 28 05:40 AM
Many girls dream of the day they will be proposed to. A photo of one proposal has gone viral--and many seem to think it's every girl's nightmare.
- FOX 10 PhoenixMay 28 12:54 PM
Southwest Airlines is being praised for going above and beyond the call of duty after a woman learned her son was in a coma after an accident.
- DeadspinMay 29 12:14 PM
Yesterday, we published a story about former NBA star and current Mayor of Sacramento Kevin Johnson’s quest to destroy the National Conference of Black Mayors for the sake of bolstering his own brand. According to one of the people that his coup targeted, NCBM executive director Vanessa Williams, Johnson found time to do some sexual harassing while waging his war. Read more...
- PR Newswire via Yahoo! FinanceMay 28 01:00 AM
SAN FRANCISCO, May 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Battery, San Francisco hosted a game-changing delegation featuring world-renowned entrepreneurs, artists, and performers, to Reimagine the American Dream. Iconic Silicon Valley investors Tim Draper and Naveen Jain kicked off NOVUS addressing the impact of exponential technologies internationally. "America gave me strength and a chance at the ...
- Takepart.com via Yahoo! NewsMay 29 06:30 AM
A new petition launched by a African American mom from Detroit is asking the company to diversify the skin tones of the iconic figure. Although the Barbie brand includes multiple ethnic dolls, Barbie—the doll—is only white, therefore the message girls receive is that they can be whatever they want to be as long as they are white,” wrote Tessa Verbal on her Change.org petition. The toy company ...
- DeadspinMay 28 04:59 PM
The African American Mayors Association , led by Kevin Johnson, opens its annual meeting today in Washington, D.C. The former NBA star and current mayor of Sacramento has been the president of the association since its founding in 2013—when, as president of the Atlanta-based National Conference of Black Mayors, he declared the older group bankrupt and resigned from it. Read more...
- Reuters via Yahoo! NewsMay 28 12:23 PM
By Tom Esslemont LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When Emily and Matt Knudsen began the lengthy process of adopting a child from Africa, they believed they would be saving an orphan in distress. "Our biggest desire was to meet a need, to adopt a child who truly had no other options," said Emily, at the family's home near San Francisco, California. Motivated by their Christian faith, the ...
- FOX 10 PhoenixMay 14 07:09 AM
A high school quarterback fulfilled a promise he made to his friend with Down Syndrome when they were in fourth grade.
- FOX 10 PhoenixMay 21 11:24 AM
A police officer was saved by his four-legged partner following a brutal ambush attack by three men.
- The Globe and MailMay 25 12:04 AM
Teresa Robinson’s family say slain 11-year-old was too young to know what she wanted for her future