June 21, 2018

Family of unarmed teen shot dead doesn’t ‘want him to have died in vain’

Antwon Rose/Facebook(PITTSBURGH) -- The family of an unarmed teenager shot and killed by police while he was fleeing a traffic stop doesn't "want him to have died in vain," a family attorney said. Antwon Rose, 17, who was African-American, was shot dead by an East Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, poli..
June 21, 2018

First day of summer brings flooding, extreme heat in some parts of US

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Thursday marks the first day of summer and the longest day of the year across much of the Northern Hemisphere. New York City will experience 15 hours and 6 minutes of daylight, while Los Angeles will see 14 hours and 26 minutes of daylight. In Fairbanks, Alaska, reside..
June 21, 2018

Hawaii authorities arrest people taking selfies near Kilauea volcano

U.S. Geological Survey(HONOLULU) -- Lava from the Kilauea volcano eruption on the Big Island in Hawaii makes for very photogenic selfies and social media posts, but authorities are cracking down on thrill-seekers who are getting too close for comfort. Since the volcano first erupted on May 3, bubbli..
June 21, 2018

Could SAT and ACT scores become a thing of the past?

iStock/Thinkstock(CHICAGO) -- After the University of Chicago announced late last week it's scrapping a requirement for applicants to submit SAT or ACT test scores, some experts predict other colleges may soon do the same. "I know other schools will follow," Bob Schaeffer, public education dire..