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Native American elder Nathan Phillips proposes meeting with KY students

Native American elder Nathan Phillips proposes meeting with KY students

DONGSEON_KIM/iStock(NEW YORK) -- The Native American elder at the center of a racially charged protest in Washington last week said the standoff between himself and a group of teens in red "Make America Great Again" hats that went viral should serve as lesson about racism and bigotry.

Omaha Nation elder Nathan Phillips gained national attention on Friday when video surfaced of his intense confro...

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Lawyer for American held as spy in Russia says he was arrested with 'state secrets'

Lawyer for American held as spy in Russia says he was arrested with 'state secrets'

Family handout(MOSCOW) -- The Russian lawyer for Paul Whelan, the former U.S. Marine held on espionage charges in Russia, has said Whelan was found with materials considered state secrets when he was detained by Russian intelligence officers, and appeared to imply he could have been set up.

Whelan appeared in a Moscow court on Tuesday for a pretrial bail hearing, the first time he has been se...

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US banker with ties to Putin’s inner circle sought access to Trump transition: Sources

US banker with ties to Putin’s inner circle sought access to Trump transition: Sources

Official White House Photo by Shealah Craighead(WASHINGTON) -- Nine days after Donald Trump won the presidency, as scores of supporters clamored for meetings with his transition team, the Hollywood producer of The Apprentice, Mark Burnett, reached out to one of Trumps closest advisers to see if he would sit down with a banker who has long held ties to Russia.

The banker, Robert Foresman, never ...

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Jameela Jamil shuts down body shaming Avon ad, gets company to take it down

Jameela Jamil shuts down body shaming Avon ad, gets company to take it down

Todd Williamson/NBC via Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- It may be a new year, but actress Jameela Jamil is continuing where she left off in 2018, promoting body confidence and shutting down anyone or any organization doing otherwise.

Case in point, Avon released an ad that said "dimples are cute on your face (not on your thighs)," and Jamil pounced.

"And yet EVERYONE has dimples on their thighs, I do, ...

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'The Bachelor' recap: A pair of former beauty queens battle over Colton

'The Bachelor' recap: A pair of former beauty queens battle over Colton

ABC/Craig Sjodin(LOS ANGELES) -- On Mondays episode of The Bachelor, two former Miss U.S.A. contestants found themselves competing for Coltons heart, and things got ugly.

On the heels of last weeks admission by Hannah B, Miss Alabama 2018, that she and Caelynn, Miss North Carolina 2018, competed against each other in the Miss U.s.A. pageant and became bitter rivals, the two were invited o...

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How to do a pull-up with perfect form

How to do a pull-up with perfect form

ABC News(NEW YORK) -- For 2019, ABC News Good Morning America meteorologist Ginger Zee, a mother of two and avid exerciser, set a new wellness goal: to be able to do eight pull-ups and 30 push-ups in great form.

Zee started off the year able to do three pull-ups and turned to her friend and personal trainer Mark Langowski to help reach her goal in 30 days.

"Pull-ups are one of the most challengi...

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WADK Local News

Former Lawmaker Begins Fraud Sentence

A once-influential Rhode Island lawmaker is beginning nine-months of home confinement after pleading no contest to perjury charges. Former state Rep. John Carnevale was placed in handcuffs followin...

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More West Nile Found In RI

Environmental officials say three mosquito samples in Rhode Island have tested positive for West Nile virus. The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management said Wednesday that the positive...

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New Electric RIPTA Bus Fleet Gets Federal Funding

Senator Jack Reed is announcing that Rhode Island is receiving a federal grant to help pay for new Rhode Island Public Transit Authority buses.  RIPTA will get one-and-a-half-million-dollars f...

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New Bio-Medical Office To Be Built In Warwick

Details regarding a new bio-medical center in Warwick are being shared.  Warwick Mayor Joseph Solomon and property developer the Carpionato Group announced the plan for the 100-thousand-square...

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