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United Kingdom

Barbara Goldberg

Disabled workers chase 'dream jobs' in tight U.S. labor market

02 Sep 2019

WEST ORANGE, N.J. Megan Helsel, a kayaking wildlife specialist, has her dream job, and T'angelo Magee is making headway toward his, a commercial pilot. Both say work is central to their identity. Both are disabled. | Video

U.S. gymnast Simone Biles' brother arrested as accused shooter in triple murder

30 Aug 2019

The brother of U.S. gymnastics star Simone Biles has been arrested and charged with murder, accused of shooting and killing three people at a New Year's Eve party in Cleveland, law enforcement agencies said on Friday. | Video

In three shaken U.S. cities, Lady Gaga tries to channel 'fury into hope'

11 Aug 2019

In El Paso, Texas, there are books for third-grade students, many of whom have none at home. Disabled students in Dayton, Ohio, will get bouncy chairs to help calm them for learning. Science kits will go to fifth graders in Gilroy, California.

Massive heat wave bakes central, eastern U.S., with sweaty night ahead

21 Jul 2019

NEW YORK A gargantuan heat wave hunkered down over the central and eastern United States on Saturday, sending residents to cooling centres and inflicting on Washington a heat index of 106 degrees F (41 C) with even steamier conditions in the forecast. | Video

Heat wave gripping eastern, central U.S. to intensify over weekend

20 Jul 2019

NEW YORK A massive heat wave that has enveloped the U.S. Midwest pushed into the Northeast on Friday, ushering in temperatures that could top 100 degrees Fahrenheit (38 degrees C) in Washington and prompting utilities to take steps to prevent power outages. | Video

In 'Harry Met Sally' tribute, New York deli invites contestants to 'have what she's having'

12 Jul 2019

In the 1989 movie "When Harry Met Sally," actor Meg Ryan's loud rendition of a woman faking an orgasm while seated at a New York deli stands as one of the most memorable moments in film history.

In 'Harry Met Sally' salute, New York deli contest invites all to 'have what she's having'

12 Jul 2019

NEW YORK, July 12 It was the orgasm heard around the world.

Free birds: Bald eagles stir U.S. patriotism as web-cam stars

03 Jul 2019

On the brink of extinction a half-century ago, the bald eagle is thriving in the internet age, fascinating a devoted corps of Americans who regularly monitor the majestic birds of prey via web-cams set up at more than a dozen nests in the wild. | Video

Sotheby's to auction rare videotape of Neil Armstrong's first steps on moon

29 Jun 2019

A one-time NASA intern who bought a truckload of videotapes to resell them may end up a millionaire next month when Sotheby's auctions what it says is the only surviving original recording of man's first steps on the moon 50 years ago. | Video

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