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Yonkers community activist Hector Santiago demonstrates the "stop-and-shake"...
In a speech last week, FBI Director James Comey addressed racial tensions between police and minorities. A new effort in his hometown of Yonkers, N.Y., tries to get officers and young people talking.
Richard Dean Anderson portrayed MacGyver with the perfect combination of coo...
Sharpen your Swiss Army knives and grab an extra roll of duct tape, because Mac may be coming back. The creators are looking to the fans to design the new show. And there's one big twist.
The 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee says in a new report that Ame...
A panel of top nutrition experts is recommending that Americans adopt a more plant-based diet and eat less meat and sugar. It also found that most people are not consuming too much cholesterol.
Jobrani has appeared in several TV shows, including Better Off Ted, True Blo...
The Iranian-American comic came to the U.S. when he was 6 years old, just before Iran's 1979 revolution. His new memoir is I'm Not a Terrorist, But I've Played One on TV.
An oil well in Garden City, Texas. With prices plunging, oil companies are l...
Oil companies are laying off thousands of workers, and firms that provide services to support the industry — from drilling to seismic surveys — have been told they must slash costs to keep working.
A Fairchild C-123K Provider at the National Museum of the United States Air ...
The planes used to spray Agent Orange in Vietnam weren't retired from service — they were used by reservists in the U.S. for more than a decade after the war, exposing the crews to harmful chemicals.