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Chili's Street Dance held during 29th annual Tomato Fest

Civil rights leader says Starbucks training just the first step in rooting out implicit bias

Andrew Burton/Getty Images (NEW YORK) -- As Starbucks prepares to shut down 8,000 company-owned stores on Tuesday for a mass employee teaching session on combating racial bias, the president ...

Video of woman repeatedly punched by New Jersey cop during underage drinking arrest is 'alarming': Police chief

John Greim/LightRocket via Getty Images (NEW YORK) -- A New Jersey police officer was recorded repeatedly punching a Philadelphia woman as they wrestled on the ground at a New ...

Flash flood turns Maryland town's Main Street into raging muddy river

iStock/Thinkstock (Ellicott City, Md.) -- A small Maryland town's Main Street metamorphosed into a raging muddy river on Saturday. Flash floods caused storefronts in Ellicott City, located just outside of ...

A valedictorian's speech was barred as too political, so he gave it outside through a bullhorn

Christian Bales (COVINGTON, Ky.) -- A high school valedictorian in Kentucky praised the fight for stronger gun laws by school-shooting survivors in Florida, and applauded his classmates for participating ...

On Memorial Day, remembering those who died in service, but not in combat

iStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- Thomas Bailey and Karen Bushell have never met, but their families have eerily similar stories to tell.On August 16, 2017, Thomas was informed that his ...

Gulf Coast prepares for Alberto as heavy rain, gusty winds hit Florida

ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Subtropical storm Alberto is delivering heavy rain and gusty winds to Florida on Sunday morning with current projections showing the storm making landfall in ...

Lava in Hawaii so widespread it can be seen from space

European Space Agency (HONOLULU) -- The spread of lava in the Puna district of Hawaii's Big Island has gotten so large that it can be seen from space.The European ...

Indiana middle schooler returns to class with two guns, shoots peer, teacher

iStock/Thinkstock (NOBLESVILLE, Ind.) -- A middle school boy allegedly opened fire at an Indiana school Friday morning, police said, leaving a teacher and another student injured, the latest in ...

'Hero' teacher ran at gunman, tackled him to ground, student says: 'He pretty much protected all of us'

iStock/Thinkstock (NOBLESVILLE, Ind.) -- When a middle school boy allegedly opened fire at his Indiana school, the science teacher immediately ran and tackled him to the ground, one student ...

Mississippi, Florida, Alabama declare emergency ahead of storm Alberto

ABC News (ORLANDO) -- Subtropical Storm Alberto could put a damper on Memorial Day activities on the Gulf Coast this weekend, prompting the governors of Mississippi, Alabama and Florida ...

American jailed in Venezuela for 2 years to return home to US, officials say

iStock/Thinkstock (WASHINGTON) -- American Joshua Holt, who has been jailed in Venezuela without a trial for two years, has been released, officials said today.Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, who has ...

Border patrol agent kills woman attempting to cross Texas border

iStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) --A veteran Border Patrol Agent in Texas shot and killed an undocumented immigrant who was part of a group engaged in "illegal activity" that "rushed" the ...

3 Mario Batali restaurants on Las Vegas Strip to close amid sexual assault allegations

iStock/Thinkstock (LAS VEGAS) -- Mario Batali's three restaurants on the Las Vegas Strip will shut down amid investigations into sexual assault allegations against the celebrity chef, his company announced ...

School district found negligent, not responsible, for death of bullied student

iStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- A school district in upstate New York was found negligent in the death of a student who committed suicide after he said he was bullied. ...

University president to resign over former campus gynecologist scandal

Michael Kovac/Getty Images (LOS ANGELES) -- University of Southern California President C. L. Max Nikias is stepping down over a scandal involving a former campus gynecologist, the school's board ...

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