Dr. Jen Ashton answers viewers’ questions about the vaccines.
Dr. Jen Ashton answers viewers’ questions about the vaccines.
Nearly one year after the death of George Floyd in Minnesota, protesters have taken to the streets again in wake of the fatal shooting of Daunte Wright – and after promises of police reform by the state's governor and other officials. Since Floyd's death on May 25, for which former Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin was found guilty Tuesday of second-degree unintentional murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter charges after pressing his knee into Floyd's neck for over nine minutes, Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz said he would demand the state legislature hold hearings to consider several police reforms passed in other states.
For National Infertility Awareness Week, “GMA” is spotlighting infertility stories to help demystify and destigmatize all paths to parenthood. Celebrities such as Kim Kardashian and Gabrielle Union have put surrogacy in the spotlight in recent years by sharing that they welcomed children via surrogates. In the United States, the use of surrogacy has been on the rise, with more than 18,000 babies born via gestational carrier cycles between 1999 and 2013, the most recent data available, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Take a look below at some of the most surprising Oscars pairings from yesteryear. Before she was Carrie Bradshaw and he was Iron Man, SJP and RDJ conquered Hollywood as one of the 80s rising power couples and attended the 61st Academy Awards together. Lewis and Pitt met on the set of a TV movie "Too Young to Die?" and their relationship took off shortly after.
With more people staying at home, it seemed one silver lining was the positive impact it was having on the environment. It is estimated that 129 billion face masks and 65 billion gloves are being used monthly. Unfortunately, while PPE is a necessary tool, its increased use is having detrimental effects on the environment, especially our oceans.
With oceans rising, forests burning and growing pollution, climate change can be a depressing topic. No wonder so many avoid talking about it with our friends, family and especially our children. Very young children can start to form a connection with nature, from going to the local park to gardening at home to learning the names of animals and local species.
Queen Elizabeth is celebrating her 95th birthday Wednesday, her first birthday in more than 70 years without her husband Prince Philip by her side. Philip's death at the age of 99, and his funeral on Saturday, mark the end of an era for the royal institution and a new normal moving forward for Queen Elizabeth and her family. The queen had described Philip, her husband of 73 years, as her "strength and stay."
Police departments across the country have released statements in response to the guilty verdict in the Derek Chauvin trial. In the wake of Chauvin's murder conviction for the death of George Floyd, delivered by the jury on Tuesday, police officials from New York, San Francisco, Minneapolis, and Seattle have issued statements to their communities, promising action and ensuring protection for peaceful demonstrations.
A 16-year-old girl was shot and killed by police on Tuesday afternoon in Columbus, Ohio, police said. The victim, who the Franklin County Children Services identified as Ma’Khia Bryant, was taken to the hospital in critical condition and pronounced dead just before 5:30 p.m. "She could be my grandchild," Ned Pettus, director of the Columbus Department of Public Safety, said at a press conference.
Nearly one out of every eight couples in the U.S. are affected by infertility. For National Infertility Awareness Week, “GMA” is spotlighting infertility stories to help demystify and destigmatize all paths to parenthood. Fundraising, grants, loans and credit card debt are now terms just as commonly associated with infertility as the words baby and pregnancy.
For National Infertility Awareness Week, “GMA” is spotlighting infertility stories to help demystify and destigmatize all paths to parenthood. Kerri Morgan, 35, and her husband Chris Morgan, 38, always knew they wanted to have a family, but they never anticipated it would take nearly three years -- and a roller-coaster ride of emotions -- to finally meet their son. “We were meant to be parents and we were meant even more to be parents to Brian,” Kerri said as she rocked their son in a “Star Wars”-themed nursery at their home in Wappingers Falls, New York.
The Academy Awards bring about an eclectic selection of looks every year. Kemal Harris, a New York-based stylist who has worked with stars including Robin Wright, Kate McKinnon and Alexis Bledel, said Nicole Kidman's Christian Dior gown from the 1997 Academy Awards is her favorite Oscars look of all time.
President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris each made a point of saying that there's still work to be done while delivering remarks on the trial of Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis police officer who was found guilty in the death of George Floyd. Biden agreed that Tuesday's verdict was "not enough." "Today, a jury in Minnesota found former Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin guilty on all counts in the murder of George Floyd last May," Biden said Tuesday evening.
As the verdicts were being read in the trial of former police officer Derek Chauvin on Tuesday evening in Minneapolis, 56 Black members of Congress huddled together on Capitol Hill holding their collective breath. The Congressional Black Caucus, gathered to watch the verdicts handed down, then came to the cameras, with Chair Rep. Joyce Beatty, D-Ohio, telling reporters that while the group "certainly" agrees with the guilty verdicts, this is "just a first step." "We will fight continuously for all of those who died or have been injured senselessly by law enforcement," Beatty said.
Several universities and colleges across the country reached out to students to provide campus support and resources while deliberations were still ongoing in the Derek Chauvin trial. Princeton University, Penn State, Syracuse, Boston University, Northwestern University, Grinnell College, Binghamton University and Columbia College Chicago are among the universities that have reached out to their student communities, listing mental health resources and virtual community spaces to help students and faculty process a trial that has sent shockwaves across the country.
Derek Chauvin's conviction on all three charges stemming from the May 25, 2020, death of George Floyd could lead to a sentence that lasts decades -- and to another court battle. Chauvin will learn his fate in eight weeks, when Judge Peter Cahill hands down punishment to the former police officer who was found guilty on Tuesday of second-degree murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter. Under Minnesota sentencing guidelines, for a person with no criminal history, each murder charge carries a presumptive sentence of 12 1/2 years, while a manslaughter conviction has a presumptive sentence of four years.
George Floyd's brother says he's "able to breathe again" after former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was found guilty on all three counts for Floyd's death. "I feel relieved," one of his brothers, Philonise Floyd, said at a Tuesday news conference. Chauvin was convicted Tuesday of second-degree unintentional murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter.
For activists, advocates and communities of color, the urgency behind the need for police reform does not end with the guilty verdict in the trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin. Chauvin was found guilty on all charges after kneeling on George Floyd's neck for more than nine minutes, the killing caught on camera. The graphic images of Floyd's murder ignited a movement across the country, forcing the nation to begin to reckon with how people of color are treated at the hands of law enforcement.
After 18 years, Kobe Bryant's long-held partnership with Nike has come to an end. Vanessa Bryant, the late basketball star's widow, and the Kobe Bryant estate confirmed on Monday that the contract would not be renewed after his five-year, post-retirement contract ended April 13. "Kobe and Nike have made some of the most beautiful basketball shoes of all time, worn and adored by fans and athletes in all sports across the globe," Vanessa Bryant told ESPN.
In what legal experts called a rarity for the criminal justice system, George Floyd played a major role in the trial of the man prosecutors allege killed him. Jurors saw and heard Floyd up close, in multiple videos, begging for his life up until his final breath. The jury in the high-profile case announced on Tuesday afternoon that it had reached a unanimous verdict finding Chauvin guilty on the charges of second-degree unintentional murder, third-degree murder and manslaughter.
After weeks of steady declines following the winter surge, which claimed 200,000 lives in the 10 weeks between mid-December and late-February, many states are currently reporting increasing case and hospitalization numbers. Readers can hover over the map of the U.S. to see case, hospitalization and death data on the state level. "I think we're way too high to be thinking that we've won this race," CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky said during a White House coronavirus response team briefing on April 7.