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    The girl who was targeted on a Portland train says she's thankful to the three men who intervened.

    The girl who was targeted on a Portland train says she's thankful to the three men who intervened.


    As tears streamed down her cheeks, Destinee Mangum, 16, thanked the three strangers who intervened on a Portland light rail after a man hurled anti-Muslim slurs at her and her friend who was wearing a hijab. ...

    As tears streamed down her cheeks, Destinee Mangum, 16, thanked the three strangers who intervened on a Portland light rail after a man hurled anti-Muslim slurs at her and her friend who was wearing a hijab.
    Stabbing attack haunts teen who was harassed

    Stabbing attack haunts teen who was harassed


    One of the two teenagers who say they were confronted by a man who police say killed two people after shouting anti-Muslim slurs on a train speaks out. ...

    One of the two teenagers who say they were confronted by a man who police say killed two people after shouting anti-Muslim slurs on a train speaks out.
    Three men stood up to hate, and two of them died for it

    Three men stood up to hate, and two of them died for it


    Dozens of people gathered on Saturday around a circle of flowers and photos to honor a recent college graduate and an Army veteran who were fatally stabbed on a Portland commuter train. ...

    Dozens of people gathered on Saturday around a circle of flowers and photos to honor a recent college graduate and an Army veteran who were fatally stabbed on a Portland commuter train.
    What to do if you see a racist tirade

    What to do if you see a racist tirade


    It's an instinct that comes naturally to good Samaritans: When you see one stranger attacking another with racist or religious epithets, you try to protect the victim. ...

    It's an instinct that comes naturally to good Samaritans: When you see one stranger attacking another with racist or religious epithets, you try to protect the victim.
    ISIS' flag rises in Philippines

    ISIS' flag rises in Philippines


    The black flag of ISIS has been raised in the Philippines. ...

    The black flag of ISIS has been raised in the Philippines.
    2 dead as storms rip through Midwest

    2 dead as storms rip through Midwest


    Millions of people will get drenched or pummeled by severe weather that's arriving just in time for Memorial Day. ...

    Millions of people will get drenched or pummeled by severe weather that's arriving just in time for Memorial Day.
    Volcano prompts highest-level aviation alert

    Volcano prompts highest-level aviation alert


    A volcanic eruption Sunday prompted the temporary raising of the highest aviation alert, the Alaska Volcano Observatory (AVO) said Sunday. ...

    A volcanic eruption Sunday prompted the temporary raising of the highest aviation alert, the Alaska Volcano Observatory (AVO) said Sunday.
    North Korea fires a ballistic missile

    North Korea fires a ballistic missile


    North Korea fired an "unidentified projectile" early Monday morning, South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff said in a statement. The projectile was fired from near Wonsan, Kangwon province. The news release did not say where it landed. ...

    North Korea fired an "unidentified projectile" early Monday morning, South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff said in a statement. The projectile was fired from near Wonsan, Kangwon province. The news release did not say where it landed.
    Navy skydiver dies when parachute fails

    Navy skydiver dies when parachute fails


    A member of the Navy's skydiving team was killed Sunday when his parachute malfunctioned during a team jump, the Navy said. ...

    A member of the Navy's skydiving team was killed Sunday when his parachute malfunctioned during a team jump, the Navy said.
    Sen. Graham: Kushner story is suspicious

    Sen. Graham: Kushner story is suspicious


    Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) says the entire storyline that Jared Kushner proposed setting up a secret communications channel between the Trump transition team and the Kremlin is suspicious. ...

    Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) says the entire storyline that Jared Kushner proposed setting up a secret communications channel between the Trump transition team and the Kremlin is suspicious.
    Video shows boy fall off water slide

    Video shows boy fall off water slide


    A ten-year-old boy walked away with scratches after falling off a water slide at The Wave Waterpark in Dublin, California. ...

    A ten-year-old boy walked away with scratches after falling off a water slide at The Wave Waterpark in Dublin, California.
    Macron explains tense handshake with Trump

    Macron explains tense handshake with Trump


    French President Emmanuel Macron confirmed that there was indeed a deeper significance to the prolonged handshake he shared with US President Donald Trump in Brussels. ...

    French President Emmanuel Macron confirmed that there was indeed a deeper significance to the prolonged handshake he shared with US President Donald Trump in Brussels.
    Merkel: Europe can't rely on US

    Merkel: Europe can't rely on US


    German Chancellor Angela Merkel said her experience at recent international summits featuring US President Donald Trump showed her Europe can't "completely" rely on the United States and other longstanding allies. ...

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel said her experience at recent international summits featuring US President Donald Trump showed her Europe can't "completely" rely on the United States and other longstanding allies.
    Deputy and 7 others killed in shootings

    Deputy and 7 others killed in shootings


    A sheriff's deputy and seven other people were shot dead overnight in southern Mississippi, authorities said Sunday. ...

    A sheriff's deputy and seven other people were shot dead overnight in southern Mississippi, authorities said Sunday.
    British Airways disruption continues

    British Airways disruption continues


    British Airways travelers are enduring a third day of disruption on Monday, a national holiday in the UK, thanks to the ongoing fallout from a major computer system crash that affected hundreds of flights over the weekend. ...

    British Airways travelers are enduring a third day of disruption on Monday, a national holiday in the UK, thanks to the ongoing fallout from a major computer system crash that affected hundreds of flights over the weekend.
    Obeidallah: Don't call Jared Kushner 'naive'

    Obeidallah: Don't call Jared Kushner 'naive'


    Jared Kushner may be a lot of things, but naive is definitely not one of them. Yet, following the Washington Post's story that he suggested in a December meeting with Russia's ambassador Sergey Kislyak that they create a secret communication channel...

    Jared Kushner may be a lot of things, but naive is definitely not one of them. Yet, following the Washington Post's story that he suggested in a December meeting with Russia's ambassador Sergey Kislyak that they create a secret communication channel between the Trump transition team and the Kremlin, many openly asked, could Kushner be so naïve? We heard it from pundits to even former FBI and KGB agents.
    The healthiest way to improve your sleep

    The healthiest way to improve your sleep


    If you're one of the third of all Americans who suffer from insomnia -- roughly 108 million of us -- put away your sleeping pills. Science has a much safer solution. ...

    If you're one of the third of all Americans who suffer from insomnia -- roughly 108 million of us -- put away your sleeping pills. Science has a much safer solution.
    Firefighter dies from 9/11-related cancer

    Firefighter dies from 9/11-related cancer


    Surrounded by the debris and dust of the fallen Twin Towers, Ray Pfeifer slept in his fire truck for a week after the terror attack on September 11, 2001. ...

    Surrounded by the debris and dust of the fallen Twin Towers, Ray Pfeifer slept in his fire truck for a week after the terror attack on September 11, 2001.
    'Modern Family' actress slams body-shamers

    'Modern Family' actress slams body-shamers


    Actress Sarah Hyland posted a message on Twitter addressing claims by some social media users that she may be anorexic. ...

    Actress Sarah Hyland posted a message on Twitter addressing claims by some social media users that she may be anorexic.
    Video shows bear attack hunter

    Video shows bear attack hunter


    A hunter in Ontario posted a video showing the moment he was attacked by a black bear. ...

    A hunter in Ontario posted a video showing the moment he was attacked by a black bear.
    Zelizer: This isn't how to honor veterans

    Zelizer: This isn't how to honor veterans


    America started observing Memorial Day after the Civil War as a way to commemorate the service of deceased Union soldiers. For Americans today, it has come to mean many other things — from the start of the summer season to a few days of great sales at...

    America started observing Memorial Day after the Civil War as a way to commemorate the service of deceased Union soldiers. For Americans today, it has come to mean many other things — from the start of the summer season to a few days of great sales at stores — but the essence of this day should not be forgotten. Millions of Americans have given their lives to protect the democratic values and institutions that breathe life into our Republic.
    Son of Marine sergeant reads letter to dad at Arlington

    Son of Marine sergeant reads letter to dad at Arlington


    Brittany Jacobs and her son, Christian, visit the grave of Marine Sgt. Christopher James Jacobs who died in a training accident in 2011. ...

    Brittany Jacobs and her son, Christian, visit the grave of Marine Sgt. Christopher James Jacobs who died in a training accident in 2011.
    Grave injustice: Park restores dignity to fallen Americans

    Grave injustice: Park restores dignity to fallen Americans


    The first time Carol Hull set foot on Poplar Grove National Cemetery near Petersburg, Virginia, she was focused on a single grave -- that of her great-great-grandfather. ...

    The first time Carol Hull set foot on Poplar Grove National Cemetery near Petersburg, Virginia, she was focused on a single grave -- that of her great-great-grandfather.
    Workouts and wows: The world's most amazing hotel gyms

    Workouts and wows: The world's most amazing hotel gyms


    Veteran road warriors know that the best way to beat jetlag and energy-zapping meetings is by working up a serious sweat. ...

    Veteran road warriors know that the best way to beat jetlag and energy-zapping meetings is by working up a serious sweat.
    Cannes' big winner takes ruthless aim at art world

    Cannes' big winner takes ruthless aim at art world


    A thorough take-down of the contemporary art world is already underway in "The Square" when Julien, a high-flying creative, sits down to describe his latest installation. Verbose and obfuscating, he speaks a lot but says very little. ...

    A thorough take-down of the contemporary art world is already underway in "The Square" when Julien, a high-flying creative, sits down to describe his latest installation. Verbose and obfuscating, he speaks a lot but says very little.
    'Plinko' contestant freaks after record win

    'Plinko' contestant freaks after record win


    A contestant on "The Price is Right" won $31,500 during the game "Plinko," setting a new record. ...

    A contestant on "The Price is Right" won $31,500 during the game "Plinko," setting a new record.
    The week in 28 photos

    The week in 28 photos


    Take a look at 28 photos of the week from May 19 through May 25. ...

    Take a look at 28 photos of the week from May 19 through May 25.
    How they paid off $200K of debt in 2 years

    How they paid off $200K of debt in 2 years


    It wasn't too long ago that Sunethra Muralidhara was buried under a mountain of debt. ...

    It wasn't too long ago that Sunethra Muralidhara was buried under a mountain of debt.
    Here's what's in Trump's budget

    Here's what's in Trump's budget


    Christine Romans tackles what's inside President Trump's proposed budget and what billions of dollars in slashed benefits could mean. ...

    Christine Romans tackles what's inside President Trump's proposed budget and what billions of dollars in slashed benefits could mean.
    These are the safest cars on the road

    These are the safest cars on the road


    A new report identified 11 different car and SUV models in which no one died over a four year period. ...

    A new report identified 11 different car and SUV models in which no one died over a four year period.
    Zuckerberg gets political in Harvard speech

    Zuckerberg gets political in Harvard speech


    On Thursday, Mark Zuckerberg returned to Cambridge to collect an honorary doctorate and give a commencement speech to the class of 2017. ...

    On Thursday, Mark Zuckerberg returned to Cambridge to collect an honorary doctorate and give a commencement speech to the class of 2017.
    My son's life under Trump's proposed cuts

    My son's life under Trump's proposed cuts


    On the eve of the new year, my four-month-old son was diagnosed with leukocyte adhesion deficiency type I, a very rare primary immunodeficiency disease, so life-threatening that he could die from a diaper rash. As Donald Trump was inaugurated as the 45th...

    On the eve of the new year, my four-month-old son was diagnosed with leukocyte adhesion deficiency type I, a very rare primary immunodeficiency disease, so life-threatening that he could die from a diaper rash. As Donald Trump was inaugurated as the 45th president, my son was admitted to Memorial Sloan Kettering, where he now awaits the only known cure for his disease: a stem cell transplant.
    Two top Trump advisers dodge Kushner questions

    Two top Trump advisers dodge Kushner questions


    President Donald Trump's top economic and national security advisers on Saturday declined to comment on the swirl of allegations that Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner is facing regarding his contacts with Russian officials. ...

    President Donald Trump's top economic and national security advisers on Saturday declined to comment on the swirl of allegations that Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner is facing regarding his contacts with Russian officials.
    What we learned about Hillary Clinton from the New York magazine profile

    What we learned about Hillary Clinton from the New York magazine profile


    Now that Hillary Clinton is "out of the woods," the former Democratic presidential nominee has become more vocal about her experiences during the 2016 election. ...

    Now that Hillary Clinton is "out of the woods," the former Democratic presidential nominee has become more vocal about her experiences during the 2016 election.
    Former Sen. Jim Bunning dies

    Former Sen. Jim Bunning dies


    Former US Sen. Jim Bunning, the only National Baseball Hall of Fame member ever to serve in Congress, has died at the age of 85. ...

    Former US Sen. Jim Bunning, the only National Baseball Hall of Fame member ever to serve in Congress, has died at the age of 85.
    Homeland secretary: People would 'never leave the house' if they knew what I knew

    Homeland secretary: People would 'never leave the house' if they knew what I knew


    Department of Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly said Friday that the American public would "never leave the house" if they knew what he knew about terrorist threats. ...

    Department of Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly said Friday that the American public would "never leave the house" if they knew what he knew about terrorist threats.
    Want more affection? Have more sex

    Want more affection? Have more sex


    Want to have a more affectionate relationship with your life partner? Carve out time to have more sex. That's the takeaway of a series of four studies of committed couples in both the United States and Switzerland. ...

    Want to have a more affectionate relationship with your life partner? Carve out time to have more sex. That's the takeaway of a series of four studies of committed couples in both the United States and Switzerland.
    How to reduce your caloric intake by 30%

    How to reduce your caloric intake by 30%


    Crunch, chomp, munch, slurp. It might not be polite to chew loudly while you eat, but science says those noises might help you avoid overeating. Hearing your own crunching could eat help you eat fewer calories, according to a new Brigham Young University...

    Crunch, chomp, munch, slurp. It might not be polite to chew loudly while you eat, but science says those noises might help you avoid overeating. Hearing your own crunching could eat help you eat fewer calories, according to a new Brigham Young University and Colorado State University study. Here's why you might eat less if you listen to yourself chew — and how to avoid noisy scenarios that might overpower your sense of hearing.
    'Baywatch' movie sinks like a stone

    'Baywatch' movie sinks like a stone


    A "Baywatch" movie needn't be high art -- its TV inspiration certainly wasn't -- but did it have to be this inane? Crude and silly, searching for the laughs in this R-rated comedy is the equivalent of scouring the beach with a metal detector looking for...

    A "Baywatch" movie needn't be high art -- its TV inspiration certainly wasn't -- but did it have to be this inane? Crude and silly, searching for the laughs in this R-rated comedy is the equivalent of scouring the beach with a metal detector looking for lost items.
    Brad Pitt's 'War Machine' fizzles on Netflix

    Brad Pitt's 'War Machine' fizzles on Netflix


    Throwing around money to demonstrate its commitment to the movie business, Netflix has rented Brad Pitt. That's the main headline to take from "War Machine," a muddled satire about the war in Afghanistan awkwardly forced to camouflage its lead character...

    Throwing around money to demonstrate its commitment to the movie business, Netflix has rented Brad Pitt. That's the main headline to take from "War Machine," a muddled satire about the war in Afghanistan awkwardly forced to camouflage its lead character behind a pseudonym.
    'Pirates of the Caribbean' tries to turn back time

    'Pirates of the Caribbean' tries to turn back time


    "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales" tries to turn back time, seeking to replicate the first 2003 film's chemistry. That attempt to swim against the tide doesn't entirely work, but at least delivers moments that fleetingly jolt this...

    "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales" tries to turn back time, seeking to replicate the first 2003 film's chemistry. That attempt to swim against the tide doesn't entirely work, but at least delivers moments that fleetingly jolt this literally zombie-fied fifth installment to sporadic life.
    Noma Mexico: The experience of a lifetime?

    Noma Mexico: The experience of a lifetime?


    How much would you pay for the hottest meal ticket in town? In a world where access is everything, high rollers (and even medium rollers who throw caution to the wind) are willing to shell out big bucks for exclusive experiences and their ancillary...

    How much would you pay for the hottest meal ticket in town? In a world where access is everything, high rollers (and even medium rollers who throw caution to the wind) are willing to shell out big bucks for exclusive experiences and their ancillary bragging rights.
    How Amsterdam cleaned up its sleazy center

    How Amsterdam cleaned up its sleazy center


    It was raw and in-your-face, sleazy yet seductive, but Amsterdam's famous Red Light District has been cleaned up and a new character is emerging. ...

    It was raw and in-your-face, sleazy yet seductive, but Amsterdam's famous Red Light District has been cleaned up and a new character is emerging.
    Inside a vast, ice-bound desert

    Inside a vast, ice-bound desert


    Day five at sea in the High Arctic, and the news breaks early in the day. At 6 a.m, we're officially the most northerly vessel on the planet, reaching 81 degrees 16 minutes latitude. Not bad in a world of 7.3 billion people. ...

    Day five at sea in the High Arctic, and the news breaks early in the day. At 6 a.m, we're officially the most northerly vessel on the planet, reaching 81 degrees 16 minutes latitude. Not bad in a world of 7.3 billion people.
    5 cool inventions that could save the planet

    5 cool inventions that could save the planet


    You've heard about the impact that our technology-driven population is having on the planet -- from cars, to energy factories, to the over-consumption of the earth's resources. ...

    You've heard about the impact that our technology-driven population is having on the planet -- from cars, to energy factories, to the over-consumption of the earth's resources.
    These are the most climate-damaging foods

    These are the most climate-damaging foods


    The Natural Resources Defense Council, an international nonprofit environmental organization founded in 1970, has released a report on food and climate-warming pollution in the US which includes a list of 10 common foods that are considered to be highly...

    The Natural Resources Defense Council, an international nonprofit environmental organization founded in 1970, has released a report on food and climate-warming pollution in the US which includes a list of 10 common foods that are considered to be highly climate-damaging, in relation to the amount of CO2 released for each kilogram of food produced.
    Why your next home could be in a tree

    Why your next home could be in a tree


    Many a child spent their youth scrambling up trees and building secret dens in the branches. ...

    Many a child spent their youth scrambling up trees and building secret dens in the branches.
    How 'Star Wars'-style farming could become reality

    How 'Star Wars'-style farming could become reality


    Luke Skywalker wasn't just a farmer. In the original 1977 Star Wars film, the lead character was desperate to leave his home planet of Tatooine, where his family farmed moisture from the atmosphere using devices called "vaporators". In the planet's hot...

    Luke Skywalker wasn't just a farmer. In the original 1977 Star Wars film, the lead character was desperate to leave his home planet of Tatooine, where his family farmed moisture from the atmosphere using devices called "vaporators". In the planet's hot and dry desert landscape, moisture farming was an important activity for survival.