One of the pandas at the National Zoo in Washington had some fun in the snow on Saturday, December 9. Mei Xiang frolicked and rolled down the hill as spectators watched. The zoo’s giant pandas are native to the cold climate of China’s western mountains and are more active during the winter month, the zoo said. The National Weather Service reported that just over two inches of snow fell at the zoo on Saturday.
Firefighters in Oregon rescue a deer stuck on ice near the Woodlands Golf Course in Sunriver, Oregon, which is east of Eugene. A rescue sled purchased on a grant from Firehouse Subs came in handy on Thursday morning at 10:30 a.m. when L4262 Sunriver Professional Firefighters got the call. That's firefighter JJ Johnston conducting the rescue with help from shore personnel.
Just like many movements for equal rights in America, the path for women to seek recourse from sexual harassment has been through the courts. But grassroots activism in the 1970s opened the space for a nationwide conversation, and the Civil Rights Movement can be credited for building a legal foundation that feminist legal theorists expanded upon to fight sexual harassment. Many of the first lawsuits were brought by African American women like Mechelle Vinson, whose case led to the Supreme Court’s landmark 1986 ruling that employers could be liable for the sexual harassers who preyed on women at their workplace.
Ken and Susie Perano have spent the last nine months trying to help Afghan refugee Muhammad Kamran and his family access to the United States, but Kamran has had entry denied by the U.S. government. The Peranos talk with Kamran on the phone almost every day.
It's just takes five seconds to lose everything. "Thieves are going to take it all ... with no heart," says former smash-and-grab thief. He and the Fresno Police Department offer these tips to keep your car's contents safe during this holiday season.
Longtime Today show host Matt Lauer was fired for "inappropriate sexual behavior, NBC News chairman Andy Lack said in a statement. Lauer's co-anchor Savannah Guthrie read the statement on Wednesday, which says NBC received a complaint on Monday night.
Melania Trump shared footage of holiday season decorations at the White House in a Twitter video posted on November 27, showing the presidential residence decked out with large numbers of Christmas trees and a nativity scene.