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S.T.E.A.M. Champs (NEW YORK) — Former WNBA player Niesha Butler has opened the first Afro-Latina-owned STEM camp, S.T.E.A.M. Champs, in New York City to reduce accessibility barriers to tech educational resources for Brooklyn youth. “If a kid could actually say that they can be LeBron James, and roll it off their tongue as easy as that, […]

Courtesy Seth Goshorn (NEW YORK) — A former teacher in northeast Ohio is opening up about why he walked away from years of teaching to go work at Walmart. Seth Goshorn decided to share his personal story through TikTok, posting a short clip of him holding up and displaying Walmart’s signature blue uniform in the […]

Witthaya Prasongsin/Getty Images (ST. PAUL, Minn.) — Two former police officers convicted on federal charges in the death of George Floyd were both sentenced Wednesday to prison terms. Former Minneapolis police officers J. Alexander Kueng and Tou Thao were sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge Paul Magnuson in back-to-back hearings. Magnuson, who noted that Kueng […]

Brandon Bell/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — Cassidy Hutchinson, a former top adviser to then-President Donald Trump’s chief of staff Mark Meadows, has recently cooperated with the Department of Justice investigation into the events of Jan. 6, according to sources familiar with the matter. The Justice Department reached out to her following her testimony a month ago […]

Witthaya Prasongsin/Getty Images (ST. PAUL, Minn.) — It’s sentencing day for two former police officers convicted on federal charges stemming from George Floyd’s death. Former Minneapolis police officers J. Alexander Kueng and Tou Thao are scheduled to learn their fates in separate hearings on Wednesday in U.S. District Court in St. Paul, Minnesota. Both Kueng, […]

amphotora/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — Former GOP Rep. Steve Buyer was arrested Monday on insider trading charges. According to the complaint, Buyer, who has done consulting work since leaving Congress in 2011, “misappropriated material non-public information that he learned as a consultant and used [it] … to place timely, profitable securities trades in brokerage accounts […]

Al Drago/Bloomberg via Getty Images, FILE (WASHINGTON) — The former chief of staff to Vice President Mike Pence appeared last week before a federal grand jury investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol, sources familiar with the matter told ABC News. Marc Short was caught by an ABC News camera departing D.C. District […]

Gerardo Mora/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — Former first lady Michelle Obama, whose memoir “Becoming” became a global bestseller, is releasing a new book. The book, The Light We Carry: Overcoming in Certain Times, was inspired by the challenges of the past several years, including the coronavirus pandemic, political turmoil and divide in the country, Obama said in a video […]

Marilyn Nieves/Getty Images (ST. PAUL, Minn.) — Former Minneapolis police officer Thomas Lane was sentenced to two-and-a-half years in prison in a federal court on Thursday morning for violating George Floyd’s civil rights. Lane, 39, is one of three former Minneapolis police officers who were convicted earlier this year of depriving Floyd of his right […]

Jamie Squire/Getty Images, FILE (DALLAS) — Former NFL player Marion Barber III died from a heat stroke in his suburban Dallas apartment amid a record-setting heat wave sweeping across Texas, according to the Collin County medical examiner’s office. The 38-year-old’s death was ruled an accident, the medical examiner said Monday. Barber, a former running back […]