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Rima Abdelkader

Rima Abdelkader is a senior reporter for Social Newsgathering at NBC News in New York.

Rima Abdelkader is a senior reporter for Social Newsgathering at NBC News in New York.

Latest from Rima Abdelkader

163d ago

Amy Schumer gets response from MLK’s daughter after tweeting video of his support for Israel

Amy Schumer tweeted about of Martin Luther King Jr.'s support of Israel and received a response from his daughter, Bernice King.
258d ago

Michelle Yeoh marries fiancé Jean Todt after 19-year engagement, holds Oscar in wedding pics

Michelle Yeoh married Jean Todt this week, 19 years after the motorsports executive proposed to the Academy Award-winning actor — and she even held an Oscar statue in wedding photos.
358d ago

Why April is so meaningful for Arab Americans and their history

April marks Arab American Heritage Month. Here's what a few Americans of Arab heritage are saying about the significance of the month.
799d ago

40-person brawl breaks out at Golden Corral over steak

Police in Pennsylvania are investigating after a massive fight involving about 40 people broke out at a Golden Corral in Bensalem — allegedly over steak.
816d ago

Betty White’s assistant shares ‘one of the last photos of her’ 

On what would have been Betty White's 100th birthday, her assistant shared what she believes to be one of the last photos taken of the iconic comedian.
1004d ago

'We all quit': Burger King staff leaves message to management on viral sign

A former general manager at the location said the sign was put up after several employees decided to quit.
1045d ago

Oklahoma imam left 'emotional' over Jewish teen's act of kindness

Imam Imad Enchassi, a Palestinian American, said the girl approached him at his mosque and offered her babysitting money to help a family in Gaza.
1156d ago

'A death sentence': Florida activists call for vaccines for farmworkers

"Farmworkers are uniquely vulnerable to infection," says an advocate, as the state has the country's third-highest number of COVID-19 cases in the last seven days.
1374d ago

Tech CEO thrown out of restaurant for racist tirade against Asian American family

The man at the center of the incident has since apologized for his behavior on July 4.
1407d ago

Buffalo police officers suspended after video shows them shoving protester

Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz said video of the incident "sickens me."
1478d ago

UPS driver spreads joy by singing in uplifting viral video

A 34-year-old UPS driver and musician living outside of Minneapolis is bringing cheer to folks through song as he makes his deliveries.