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October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM). Domestic violence, whether it is called family violence, intimate partner violence, or battering, is a pattern of behavior that is used to exert power and control over a spouse or other person with intimidation and fear. In most cases, the threat or use of violence has an impact […]

Elexis Webster, a 17-year-old honor student from Oakland, has overcome insurmountable odds during her young life.

Thanks to the generosity of a stranger, Tonia Handy got the chance to see her girls go for the gold.

A group of 40 students from Chicago got the opportunity to attend a prom hosted by two local non-profit organizations.

President Obama made history on Friday by becoming the first U.S. sitting president to visit the Hiroshima bomb site in Japan. The city was destroyed 71 years ago by the world’s first atomic bomb, dropped by American forces. Prior to his arrival, a large crowd gathered by the memorial site. President Obama and Japanese Prime Minister […]

Sybil Wilkes sits down with a remarkable teen who is helping the homeless one sock at a time. 13-year-old Princess Jackson with the help of…

The office of U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, Preet Bharara, has launched an investigation of health concerns among public housing units and homeless shelters across the city. Cases of elevated blood lead levels and false claims from housing and shelter officials will fall under the scrutiny of federal prosecutors, the New York Times reports.

The 58-year-old made his return to WVKO-AM (1580), the radio station where the Ohio native began his career in the 1980s before drug and addiction woes took over.

"My case was I was too scared to ask for help," Tony Jones said. "I didn't know what to do until [my caseworker] sent me in the right direction."

A police officer is being praised for his kind gesture towards a man who was kicked off a New Jersey bus for not wearing any shoes.

As Democratic frontrunner Hillary Clinton continues her campaign, the presidential candidate can’t seem to escape a growing email scandal.