Black men get longer prison sentences than white men for the same crime: Study
Nov17

Black men get longer prison sentences than white men for the same crime: Study

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — African-American men serve longer sentences than white men for the same crime, a new study by the U.S Sentencing Commission shows.The commission’s analysis of demographic prison data from 2012 to 2016 found that black men…

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South Carolina women decline White House invite
Nov17

South Carolina women decline White House invite

Allen Kee/ESPN Images(WASHINGTON) — On Friday, President Donald Trump is hosting the collegiate sports champions of the past year at the White House. The South Carolina women’s basketball team, however, will not be in attendance.
“We did hear from the…

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ABC News’ Elizabeth Vargas on being inspired by a boy with Treacher Collins and the book ‘Wonder’: Reporter’s Notebook
Nov17

ABC News’ Elizabeth Vargas on being inspired by a boy with Treacher Collins and the book ‘Wonder’: Reporter’s Notebook

ABC News(RENO, Nev.) — One of my favorite things to do with my children is to read to them.A few years ago, the bedtime book was “Wonder,” and it was hands-down one of the best books we read together. So, a few years later when my mother forwarded me …

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Alaskan town’s polar bear problem leads to tourism boom
Nov17

Alaskan town’s polar bear problem leads to tourism boom

iStock/Thinkstock(KAKTOVIK, Alaska) — Polar bears are an enduring symbol of the wild arctic, a mighty beast that has made its home in punishing terrains. But in recent years, the polar bear has come to embody something else: A creature caught in a wor…

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Al Franken accuser Leeann Tweeden says she ‘stayed quiet, but I was angry’
Nov17

Al Franken accuser Leeann Tweeden says she ‘stayed quiet, but I was angry’

U.S. Senate Photographic Studio(NEW YORK) — Los Angeles radio host Leeann Tweeden shared a letter Minnesota Sen. Al Franken sent her today after she accused him of forcibly kissing and groping her without her consent in 2006.Tweeden read the letter on…

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