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Claire Smith enters Hall of Fame: 'Shine the light where it needs to be shone'
Claire Smith was presented the J.G. Taylor Spink Award, the top honor for a baseball writer, during Hall of Fame Weekend in Cooperstown.?Smith was the first full-time female reporter to cover a Major League Baseball beat?as well as the first African-American woman and is currently a coordinating
National Guardsman meets his baby daughter for the first time after his deployment
Sgt. Scott Cartwright, a National Guardsman, returned home from deployment Monday to a very special greeting: meeting his baby daughter for the very first time. Little Jacqueline Eloise was born almost three months after Scott left to serve in the 121st Refueling Wing in Kuwait . His wife,
Katherine Johnson, real-life subject of 'Hidden Figures' receives standing ovation at Oscars
Katherine Johnson, one of the NASA research mathematicians portrayed in the Oscar-nominated film "Hidden Figures," received a standing ovation at the Academy Awards on Sunday. Johnson , portrayed in the movie by Taraji P. Henson, worked for NASA as a research mathematician for more than 30 years,
'I'm honored': Janelle Monae on playing NASA's first black woman engineer in 'Hidden Figures'
Actress Janelle Monae is appearing in two best picture Oscar nominees , including the biographical drama "Hidden Figures." Monae stopped by "Good Morning America" to share what it means portraying Mary Jackson, the first black woman to be an engineer at NASA in the 1950s. For her to become a NASA
Meet the woman who broke barriers as a 'hidden figure' at the US Navy
The Oscar-nominated film "Hidden Figures" celebrates the true story of three African-American women who helped propel the U.S. space program to new heights. While Mary Jackson, Dorothy Vaughan and Katherine Johnson were breaking barriers at NASA , another hidden figure, Raye Montague, was making
CFB Hall of Fame dinner part nostalgia, part business
NEW YORK -- If you had been at the annual College Football Hall of Fame celebration last week at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel, you might have seen Willie Taggart check in as the South Florida coach and, after being awakened at 1 a.m. to sign the deal, check out as the Oregon coach. The dinner honors
The Note: Inauguration Look-Ahead
NOTABLES --TRUMP INAUGURAL REPRISES CAMPAIGN SLOGAN IN ATTEMPT TO UNIFY COUNTRY: Donald Trump is reprising the slogan of his historic presidential campaign as the official theme of a five-day inaugural celebration in the nation's capital next month, ABC News has learned. The Trump inaugural
Obama Says John Glenn 'Lifted the Hopes of a Nation'
The death of legendary astronaut John Glenn sparked an outpouring of tributes, including from President Obama, who said the space pioneer "lifted the hopes of a nation." "With John's passing, our nation has lost an icon and Michelle and I have lost a friend," Obama said. "John spent his life
John Glenn , First American to Orbit the Earth, Dies
John Glenn, the first American astronaut to orbit the earth, has died, the Ohio governor has said. pic.twitter.com/XRN1DDMVqO — John Kasich (@JohnKasich) December 8, 2016 ] /> This is a developing story. Please check back in for updates.
NASA's Peggy Whitson Becomes Oldest Woman in Space
As Expedition 50/51 launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan at 2:20 a.m. local time on Friday, American astronaut Peggy Whitson became the oldest woman to travel in space. The Iowa-born biochemistry researcher and astronaut is set to break more than just one record during her third-ever