Considering what 19-year-old "American Idol" contestant Johnny White of Hickory witnessed around him as a child – homelessness, sadness, addiction, violence – it’s fair to say he’s extremely lucky just to be getting a shot at it.
Ever since ABC revealed that his “American Idol” audition would be featured on the show this season, 19-year-old Johnny White has been getting the celebrity treatment from the denizens Hickory, a small, blue-collar city an hour northwest of Charlotte.
Wheat has been used for thousands of years as the foundation of our diet. But many Americans have a condition called celiac disease, which is an intolerance to wheat, barley and rye. Its symptoms can be subtle, but if you don't stick to a gluten-free diet you could be damaging your body without even knowing it.
More than 300 thousand people suffer cardiac arrest each year. Doing CPR properly can save someone’s life in these situations, but according to a recent Cleveland Clinic survey, only half of Americans say they know how to perform bystander CPR.
The Rev. Billy Graham, also known as "America's pastor," died at age 99 last week. This week, he became one of the few private citizens to lie in honor at the U.S. Capitol in D.C. His body now heads back to North Carolina, where he will be buried.
Rev. Billy Graham became one of the few private citizens to lie in honor in the Rotunda at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. on February 28, 2018. Graham died a week ago in his sleep at his North Carolina home. He was 99.
A 31-year-old man died after loading his car with propane and deliberately crashing into his ex-girlfriend’s apartment building in Fort Pierce, Florida, on July 4, 2017 according to local reports citing police. This police bodycam video shows the car on fire after crashing into the two-story building.
Sara White, widow of NFL great Reggie White, with daughter Jecolia White and son Jeremy White, talk about the upcoming online auction sale of the family's Cornelius home built by Reggie White. $50,000 of the proceeds will be donated to the Reggie White Dream Sleep educational fund via the non-profit Urban Hope. Sara White is the widow of NFL Hall of Famer Reggie White, who died in Cornelius in 2004 at the age of 43. Sleep apnea was a contributing factor in his death, and for years, Sara has worked hard to raise awareness of the disorder.