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Read Greta Thunberg’s full speech at the United Nations Climate Action Summit

Teen environmental activist Greta Thunberg spoke at the United Nations on Monday about climate change, accusing world leaders of inaction and half-measures. Here are her full remarks: My message is that we’ll be watching you. This is all wrong. I shouldn’t be up here. I should be back in school on the other side of […]

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2nd vaping-related death in Kansas brings national death toll to 9

Another person has died from a severe respiratory illness linked to vaping, bringing the national death toll to nine. The patient, a Kansas resident, was a man over age 50 who had underlying health conditions, according to a statement from the Kansas governor’s office announcing the death. This is the second such death in that […]

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Former Texas Tech and NBA player Andre Emmett fatally shot in Dallas

Andre Emmett, a former Texas Tech basketball standout, was shot and killed early Monday morning, Dallas police said. Emmett, 37, was approached by two male assailants as he sat in his vehicle about 2:30 a.m., the Dallas Police Department said in a statement. One of the assailants brandished a handgun and an altercation ensued, during […]

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Florida officer fired after arresting two 6 year olds

A school resource officer was fired after arresting two 6-year-old students last week, Orlando police said Monday. Orlando Police Chief Orlando Rolón announced that school resource officer Dennis Turner was terminated as a result of arresting the two children without the approval of a commanding officer. An investigation is still underway into the incident. “This […]

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Kansas family’s pride flag burned down in suspected hate crime

Zach Gingrich-Gaylord hoisted a rainbow pride flag outside his family’s Wichita, Kansas, home two months ago, so he, his wife and their 11-year-old daughter could show their support for the LGBTQ community. On Saturday morning, the family found their flag “just melted down into a plastic mess,” and authorities are now investigating the incident as […]

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Five years after Hawaii mother Moreira Monsalve disappeared, ex-boyfriend Bernard Brown is charged with her murder

More than five years after a Maui mother disappeared, her ex-boyfriend has been indicted in her murder, Maui Police confirmed Friday. Bernard Brown was indicted by a Maui grand jury on September 20, 2019, for the murder of Moreira Monsalve. Moreira Monsalve, affectionately known by friends and family as “Mo,” was 46 years old when […]

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Parents hold out hope for return of 29-year-old son Mike McClain five months after he disappeared from nightclub in Nashua, New Hampshire

The parents of Michael “Mike” McClain, who has been missing for five months, say they have hope their son will return home. “I pray that I’ll open my eyes tomorrow and he’ll be back,” Mike’s mother, Paula Judkins, told Dateline. “I haven’t given up hope that he’s alive and that he’ll come home to us.” […]