Barbara Goldberg

Eyewitness to horror: New York museum opens exhibit of art by Holocaust victims

16 Jan 2020

NEW YORK Michael Morris, a curator at New York's Museum of Jewish Heritage, was trying to fulfill a run-of-the mill request when he uncovered a treasure trove of eyewitness depictions of the Holocaust, drawn in pencil, ink and crayon. | Video

Chain-reaction crash kills five, injures 60 on Pennsylvania Turnpike

06 Jan 2020

A chain-reaction crash involving a tour bus, three tractor-trailers and a passenger car killed five people and injured about 60 others on the Pennsylvania Turnpike near Pittsburgh early on Sunday, state police said. | Video

Singular 'they' is voted Word of the Decade by U.S. linguists

04 Jan 2020

U.S. linguists on Friday chose "they" as their Word of the Decade, recognizing the growing use of third-person plural pronouns as a singular form to refer to people who identify their gender as neither entirely male nor entirely female.

Sum it up! U.S. linguists to pick 'Word of the Decade'

03 Jan 2020

Jan 3 Leading linguists gather on Friday to decide whether Americans over the past decade were most affected by movements to end racial or sexual violence, cultivate respect for gender fluidity or some other change - and how to sum it all up in one word or phrase.

Ice Bucket Challenge inspiration Pete Frates dead at 34

10 Dec 2019

Pete Frates, whose personal battle with the neurodegenerative disease ALS inspired the Ice Bucket Challenge campaign that raised millions of dollars for medical research, died on Monday aged 34, seven years after his diagnosis, Boston College said.

Grumpy Cat, lovelorn whale are stars of 2019's top animal stories

09 Dec 2019

NEW YORK A lovelorn singing whale, a world-famous feline sourpuss and ravenous goats credited with thwarting a dangerous California wildfire were among animals whose escapades across the United States made news in 2019.

Snowstorm blasts U.S. Northeast, scuttling flights

03 Dec 2019

NEW YORK A blizzard-like blast from a storm that has been raging across the United States since before Thanksgiving slammed the Northeast on Monday, snarling travel ahead of the evening rush hour. | Video

U.S. snowstorms turn Thanksgiving holiday travel into a nightmare

02 Dec 2019

NEW YORK Heavy snows in the United States closed roads and canceled nearly 900 flights on what was forecast to be the busiest day of the year for highways and airports, stranding hordes of travelers trying to head home on Sunday after the Thanksgiving holiday. | Video

U.S. snowstorms, rain make Thanksgiving trip home a nightmare

01 Dec 2019

Holiday travelers can go home again but it will take far longer than expected with snow, ice and rain slowing the busiest U.S. travel day of the Thanksgiving weekend on Sunday, forecasters said.

Many Americans' Thanksgiving dream: a faux turkey in every pot

26 Nov 2019

When American vegetarians, pescetarians and flexitarians sit down at the Thanksgiving table this week, there's one thing many agree they would be thankful for: a tasty, plant-based alternative to turkey. | Video

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