October 10, 2019

Black guest who was escorted out of DoubleTree by police files discrimination lawsuit

Roger Utting Photography/iStock(PORTLAND, Ore.) -- A black man who says he was kicked out of a Portland, Oregon DoubleTree for taking a phone call in the lobby, despite being a guest of the hotel, filed a lawsuit against the hotel this week alleging false arrest and racial discrimination. In a lawsu..
October 10, 2019

Retro Air Air Jordans among 14,800 fake Nike sneakers seized in bust

RiverNorthPhotography/iStock(LOS ANGELES) -- Customs and Border Protection agents at the country's largest seaport seized more than 14,800 pairs of counterfeit Nike sneakers for trademark infringement after examining a shipment that arrived from China. Agents at the Port of Los Angeles/Long Bea..
October 10, 2019

Meet the first black woman to visit every country in the world

yenwen/iStock(NEW YORK) -- After 195 countries in two years, one traveler has become the first black woman to visit every country in the world. Jessica Nabongo ended her journey in the Seychelles, off the coast of East Africa -- just as she said she would on ABC News' Good Morning America back in March. "Welcome to the Seychelles!! Country 195 of 195!" she posted to her Instagram. "So much to say but for now I will just say thank you to this entire community for all of your support. This w..
October 10, 2019

Power restored to some CA homes, but hundreds of thousands remain in the dark to reduce wildfire risk

milehightraveler/iStock(SAN FRANCISCO) -- Pacific Gas and Electric is restoring power to some California homes whose electricity was cut Wednesday in order to reduce the risk of wildfires -- but the utility says that it could take days before all affected customers are back to full power. The first..