NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — Family Centered Services of Connecticut works to make homes safe and nurturing places where children are free from violence, abuse and neglect. During October, the nonprofit honors Domestic Violence Awareness Month with a special walk. And this year, it’s gone virtual. “We’re inviting community members all over the state of Connecticut to participate,” said Development Officer Jodi […]
LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Crowds protesting against police brutality in Nigeria took to the streets Tuesday for a sixth day across the country after a video of a beating posted online sparked demonstrations that now have left at least 10 dead. Fresh protests took place in Nigeria’s largest city, Lagos, and in the southeastern cities […]
(WIVB) – This time of the year, pumpkin spice is everywhere- even in mac-and-cheese. Kraft Pumpkin Spice Macaroni & Cheese launched in Canada earlier this week, and within two days, over 30,000 Canadians signed up for an online waitlist to try it. Now, it’s making its way to the U.S. This Friday through Tuesday, Americans […]
Chuck Yielding is dancing outside a hospital in Fort Worth, Texas where his 14-year-old son Aiden is receiving chemotherapy for Leukemia. Because of COVID-19, only one parent is allowed in the hospital room during treatment, so Chuck hangs out in parking, showing off his dance moves as Aiden watches from the fifth floor.
RIO RANCHO, N.M. (AP) — A group of U.S. Black scholars, activists and writers has launched a new project to combat misleading information online around voting, reparations and immigration, supporters announced Friday. The newly formed National Black Cultural Information Trust seeks to counter fake social media accounts and Twitter trolls that often discourage Black voters […]
KILLEEN, Texas (AP) — The family of a Texas soldier whose on-base killing sparked calls in Congress for changes in the way the military handles sexual abuse and harassment is entitled to benefits, including compensation, because her death happened “in the line of duty,” U.S. Army officials announced. Spc. Vanessa Guillén, 20, was conducting her […]
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey’s government is being accused of hiding the true extent of the country’s coronavirus outbreak after the health minister revealed that the daily COVID-19 figures published by his ministry reflect only patients with symptoms and not all positive cases. Health Minister Fahrettin Koca acknowledged during a news conference late Wednesday that […]
BANGKOK (AP) — Thai authorities worked Monday to stem a growing tide of protests calling for the prime minister to resign by threatening to censor news coverage, raiding a publishing house and attempting to block the Telegram messaging app used by demonstrators. The efforts by Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha’s government to drain the student-led protests […]