A miner in West Virginia was filmed passionately singing the national anthem before his October 10 shift in a clip which has been shared widely online. Josh Stowers performed the Star-Spangled Banner at the Mammoth Coal Company, West Virginia while his colleagues stood with their heads bowed, eyes closed and hands over their hearts. The video was shared on Facebook by Stowers’ colleague Shane Wriston, a safety worker at Alpha Natural Resources, which owns Mammoth Coal.
Protesters chanted “blood on your hands” on Monday, August 21, at the first meeting of the Charlottesville City Council following violence at a white nationalist rally in the city that left one dead and 19 injured. Protesters were angered over the city council’s decision to allow the “Unite the Right” rally to be held in Charlottesville on August 12.
A male engineer at Google blamed biological differences for the paucity of female programmers in his widely shared memo, titled "Google's Ideological Echo Chamber." Google's just-hired head of diversity, Danielle Brown, responded with her own memo, saying that diversity and inclusion were critical to the company's success. The dueling memos come as Silicon Valley grapples with accusations of sexism and discrimination.
A Facebook page dedicated to finding Ron Tarnowski, 82, and Mary Tarnowski, 78, of Minnesota posted video of the couple entering a business at a store near Brookston. The surveillance video was captured on July 29, 2017. The couple was found dead on Saturday, August 5, 2017.
At least 10 people were injured after a strong bout of turbulence hit American Airlines Flight 759 en route from Athens, Greece, to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on Saturday, August 5. While American Airlines said the seatbelt sign was on at the time of the incident, a witness told the Miami Herald that “a man had flown up from his seat, hit the ceiling and landed on his father – hard.”
After a fishing boat capsized in the Kupreanof Strait near Raspberry Island, Alaska, on July 24, the boat’s captain jumped into the water to rescue a crewman. The Grayling was reported capsized at 3:25 p.m. when a nearby vessel, the Calista Marie, responded to assist, reported the Alaska Dispatch News. This video was taken by a Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk crew.
The relatives of Clifton Harris, a man who was assaulted and left in a vegetative state at the Sacramento County Main Jail, are fighting an effort by the county to stop caring for him by releasing him from custody. They also want to know how he was injured.
BLM researcher Miranda Crowell releases an endangered pygmy rabbit in southeast Oregon in August of 2016. Dozens of the rabbits were relocated in Washington State this July after a wildfire ravaged their breeding ground.
Aramis Ayala, the state attorney of Florida, was pulled over June 19 by Orlando Police Department. Body camera footage from the stop showed the two officers attempting to explain why they pulled her over.
August Adolphus Busch IV, the former CEO of Anheuser-Busch, was held in the Swansea Police Department until Tuesday afternoon after a helicopter landed at Bronze Pointe Office Park overnight. Busch is a commercial pilot with certificates in airplanes, sin