Massive mural of Harriet Tubman unveiled in chosen hometown of abolitionist

Massive mural of Harriet Tubman unveiled in chosen hometown of abolitionist

(NEW YORK) -- The 'Harriet Tubman: Her Life in Freedom Mural' was unveiled in a ribbon cutting ceremony Saturday in downtown Auburn, New York, the city where the abolitionist, activist, and freedom pioneer spent over 50 years of her life. Measuring an impressive 26 by 61 feet, the mural, commissioned…
Tropical Storm Ian forecast to impact Florida as major hurricane

Tropical Storm Ian forecast to impact Florida as major hurricane

(NEW YORK) -- A storm that has the potential to make landfall in Florida next week as a Category 3 hurricane strengthened overnight into a tropical storm. Tropical Storm Ian formed over the central Caribbean Sea late Friday, becoming the ninth tropical storm of the season. The storm is expected…
Artemis I launch attempt scrubbed due to possible hurricane

Artemis I launch attempt scrubbed due to possible hurricane

(NEW YORK) -- NASA said Saturday that is is scrubbing its third planned launch attempt of Artemis I, that was scheduled for Sept. 27, due to weather concerns. The announcement comes after NASA delayed two previous attempts in recent weeks. Engineers will wait until Sunday night to decide if the…
Amended Elijah McClain autopsy report to be released

Amended Elijah McClain autopsy report to be released

(NEW YORK) -- The Adams County Coroner’s Office in Colorado is set to release Elijah McClain's amended autopsy report after several news organizations sued for its release on Friday. The report was amended based on confidential grand jury information, according to the chief coroner for Adams County. The release comes…
Families of mass shooting victims find solidarity at US Capitol rally

Families of mass shooting victims find solidarity at US Capitol rally

(WASHINGTON) -- Survivors and surviving families from at least nine mass shootings in the United States gathered Thursday on Capitol Hill to advocate for a federal assault weapons ban. Advocacy organization March Fourth held the "Pass the Ban" rally, bringing in survivors from the recent Robb Elementary School shooting in…
Category 2 hurricane may make landfall in Florida next week: Forecast

Category 2 hurricane may make landfall in Florida next week: Forecast

(NEW YORK) -- After a slow start to hurricane season, a Category 2 hurricane may make landfall in Florida next week. The storm, currently known as Tropical Depression 9, is set to move into the warm waters of the Western Caribbean this weekend and is expected to strengthen to a…
New Jersey first state to introduce climate change curriculum in schools

New Jersey first state to introduce climate change curriculum in schools

(NEW YORK) -- New Jersey public school students will be the first in the country required to learn about climate change while in the classroom starting this school year. "Climate change is becoming a real reality," New Jersey first lady Tammy Murphy, who spearheaded the initiative, told "ABC News Live"…
Boy, 8, paralyzed in Highland Park shooting returns home

Boy, 8, paralyzed in Highland Park shooting returns home

(HIGHLAND PARK, Ill.) -- After a little over two months of hospitalizations and rehabilitation, an 8-year-old boy, who was left paralyzed from the deadly Highland Park, Illinois shooting, was finally able to go home. Jason and Keely Roberts said they are "at a total loss of words" at how to…