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First and newest Gerber babies pose for adorable photo

Lucas Warren was named the newest poster baby for Gerber baby food earlier this year, now he's in the spotlight again for taking an adorable photo with the original Gerber baby.

HOME RUN: Baseball player with Down syndrome celebrates with dance moves

Every hit is a home run in one baseball league on Long Island, New York, and the players are celebrating in big ways -- especially Billy, who rounded out his trot around the bases with some impressive dance moves.

WATCH: Toddler with Down syndrome sings with sister thanks to music therapy

A mom captured this beautiful moment when she came out of the shower and saw her daughter singing to her baby brother Bo, who has Down syndrome and a 12-word vocabulary.

Kasich signs law banning abortions for Down syndrome

Ohio is prohibiting doctors from performing abortions based on a diagnosis of Down syndrome, joining two other states with similarly strict legislation.

Looking back at Amy Wright’s journey: “It starts with a voice”

Amy Wright is a mother of four. Two of her children are diagnosed with Down Syndrome. She'll surely tell you they are two of the best parts of her world. And her message to our world: "It starts with a voice."

First woman with Down Syndrome competes in Miss USA state pageant

Mikayla Holmgren made history Sunday night when she became the first woman with Down syndrome to compete in the Miss Minnesota USA pageant.

Missouri teen with down syndrome makes varsity cheerleading team

Bayley James is a senior at Jackson High School, and was born with down syndrome, but that isn't stopping her from living her dream of being a varsity cheerleader.

Iceland has almost wiped out Down syndrome using prenatal tests, abortion

With the rise of prenatal screening tests across Europe and the United States, the number of babies born with Down syndrome has significantly decreased, but few countries have come as close to eradicating Down syndrome births as Iceland.

Boy with down syndrome goes viral with singing

A video of a local boy belting out a Whitney Houston song has gone viral, with over 18 million views.

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Gov. Cooper lifts capacity & social distancing rules, and most mask mandates

North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper on Friday announced that the state is completely lifting all mandatory capacity, gathering limits and social distancing requirements, effective immediately.

Opa! Annual Greek Festival gets underway in Wilmington

A popular annual Greek festival is underway in Wilmington. 

Oak Island granted second extension for beach renourishment project

The Town of Oak Island has been granted by the state to continue their beach renourishment for one more week.

Delta will require new hires to be vaccinated against virus

If you want to work at Delta Air Lines, you'll need to get vaccinated against COVID-19. The airline says that vaccination will be required for new hires starting on Monday. But the airline isn't imposing the same requirement on current employees.