Tanya Ballard Brown

Tanya Ballard Brown appears in the following:

Trump Cancels Summit, North Korean Leaders Leave Door Open For Talks

Thursday, May 24, 2018

President Trump's scuttling of a meeting with North Korea's leader caused South Korean President Moon Jae-in to call an emergency meeting of his advisers. North Korean officials still want to meet.


Anti-Castro Militant Luis Posada Carriles Dies At 90

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

The Cuban exile tried for decades to oust longtime communist leader Fidel Castro.


Milwaukee Police Disciplined For Using Stun Gun On, Arresting NBA Player

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Police confronted Sterling Brown, a rookie with the Milwaukee Bucks, in January over a parking violation. On Wednesday, Milwaukee's police chief said that the officers had acted inappropriately.


McCain Irrelevant, 'He's Dying Anyway,' White House Official Reportedly Says

Friday, May 11, 2018

The remark, attributed to Kelly Sadler, a special assistant to President Trump, was first reported by The Hill and later confirmed by The Associated Press.


Former NBC Correspondent Accuses Tom Brokaw Of Sexual Misconduct

Friday, April 27, 2018

Linda Vester, who spent a decade at NBC before going to Fox News, says the legendary news anchor groped her and forcibly tried to kiss her in the 1990s. Brokaw denies the allegations.


Bill Cosby Found Guilty Of All Charges In Sexual Assault Retrial

Thursday, April 26, 2018

Jurors listened to more than two weeks of testimony from 25 witnesses, including five women who had never before confronted the entertainer in a criminal courtroom.


The Cosby Trial: What You Need To Know

Tuesday, April 03, 2018

Bill Cosby heads to trial again on sexual assault charges arising from a 2004 encounter in his home. Last year, a jury couldn't decide on a verdict, so the judge declared a mistrial.


Chicago Police Tout Decrease In Murders, Shootings

Monday, April 02, 2018

March was the 13th month Chicago saw a decline in gun violence. The city has had a 15 percent drop in crime overall so far this year.


The Man Who Helped Change A Neo-Nazi's Mind

Friday, October 06, 2017

Former high school security guard Johnny Holmes talks with a student who turned his life around after leaving a neo-Nazi group.


'People Helped You, Whether You Knew It Or Not'

Friday, August 25, 2017

William Weaver was one of 14 students who integrated West High School in Knoxville, Tenn., in 1964. He struggled at first, but with help regained his footing and earned a scholarship to college.


This Pilot Is Headed To Space With Or Without NASA

Friday, August 04, 2017

In 1961, Wally Funk trained to be an astronaut. But she never got to go to space. Fifty years on, she still dreams of flying among the stars.


In North Carolina, No Is Not Always No, If The Sex Has Already Started

Friday, June 23, 2017

A 1979 state supreme court ruling said it's not rape if a person changes their mind during sex and their partner doesn't stop. A North Carolina lawmaker wants to make it a crime.


Americans Agree On Some Gun Restrictions, Pew Survey Finds

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Americans' relationship with guns is complicated and often contentious. But they do agree on restricting sales to people with mental illness or on watch lists.


Seattle Shooting Raises Questions About Officers' De-Escalation Efforts

Monday, June 19, 2017

Two Seattle police officers shot and killed Charleena Lyles on Sunday. Her family is accusing the officers of not doing enough to de-escalate an encounter with a person known to have mental problems.


What One Family Lost In Pulse Nightclub A Year Ago

Friday, June 09, 2017

Emily Addison remembers the last time she saw Deonka Drayton, who was killed by a gunman during the mass shooting in Orlando. "I feel like I wasn't there for her when she needed me the most."


Protect, Serve And Take Care Of The Bees

Friday, June 02, 2017

Anthony "Tony Bees" Planakis spent nearly 20 years as the New York Police Department's unofficial beekeeper. He says the bees have taught him patience, respect, and a particular work ethic.


The 'Best Of' Frank Deford, According To Frank Deford

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

It's hard to distill 37 years of Frank Deford's sports commentaries down to a few "best of" pieces. But before he retired, he shared some of his favorites with us and, here, we share them with you.


This Country Music Tailor Is Known As 'The Rhinestone Rembrandt'

Friday, March 31, 2017

Manuel Cuevas of Manuel Couture crafted iconic outfits for Hank Williams and Gram Parsons, and turned Johnny Cash into "the Man in Black."


The Final Four: UNC-Chapel Hill And Oregon, South Carolina And Gonzaga

Monday, March 27, 2017

For this year's NCAA semifinals two teams are first-timers, one hasn't been to the Final Four since 1939 and the Tarheels are back for their 20th shot at the championship.


That Time American Women Lost Their Citizenship Because They Married Foreigners

Friday, March 17, 2017

None of these rules applied to American men when they chose a spouse.