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When the coronavirus hit California, the owner of Boyd Funeral Home in South Los Angeles initially declined to receive patients who died from the virus. But it became clear that Black communities were hit hard. So Boyd decided to make it work.
Highlights of this day in history: Truman announces Japan's surrender in World War II; Blackout hits Northeast U.S., Canada; FDR signs Social Security; British troops arrive in N. Ireland; A strike in Cold War Poland; Steve Martin born.
Known for his withering tweets about President Donald Trump, "Captain America" star Chris Evans says he's hoping to make a "broader impact" with a new civic engagement website and app.
Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner on Thursday showed his support for cleaning and sanitation workers working to maintain public health amid the coronavirus pandemic. Turner was out watching the cleanup of a homeless camp situated in southeast Houston.
Donald Trump says he plans to host Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and United Arab Emirates Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan at the White House after the two countries announced they are establishing full diplomatic relations.
Here's the latest for Thursday August 13th: UAE and Israel reach peace deal; Protesters take to the streets of Yemen; Man saved from being hit by train in California;Cuba Gooding Jr. in court on sexual misconduct.
The Trump Administration wants to change the definition of a showerhead to let more water flow, addressing a pet peeve of the president who complains he isn't getting wet enough.
A police officer in California pulled a man from a wheelchair that was stuck on railroad tracks seconds before the train came past, in a dramatic rescue caught on the officer's body camera.
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio held firm Thursday to plans to reopen the nation’s largest public school system within a month, despite public concerns from teachers and administrators that it's too soon to ensure the safe return of students.
Joe Biden is calling for a nationwide mask mandate, citing predictions that it could save 40,000 lives over the next three months. “Every governor should mandate mandatory mask wearing," Biden said alongside running mate Sen. Kamala Harris.
Months after police fatally shot Breonna Taylor, her mother said she's trying to be patient while waiting to hear if officers will be charged. Tamika Palmer met Wednesday with Kentucky's attorney general, who's in charge of the investigation.
Firefighters hope to rein in a massive wildfire Thursday, about 60 miles north of Los Angeles, before temperatures spike later in the day. The blaze quickly spread into some areas that had not burned since 1968, fire officials said.
With Washington talks on emergency coronavirus aid having stalled, both sides are playing the blame game Thursday. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi blasted Republicans for not giving "a damn."
The Canary Island Long-Baseline Observatory on Tenerife captured the peak of the Perseid meteor shower. The European Space Agency's Meteor Research Group, which operates the night vision video camera, recorded the streaks of light.
Security cameras captured the pillaging of a West Side convenience store hours after Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot warned vandals that the city will hold them accountable for ransacking downtown retailers.
Americans counting on emergency coronavirus aid from Washington may have to wait until fall. Washington's gridlock on aid and the devastated jobs market has left unemployed workers like Nelia Gonzalez with few places to turn.