National

Jul. 6, 2015

Oreos are getting a skinny new look, and its maker says the new cookie is a "sophisticated" snack for grown-ups that isn't meant to be twisted or dunked.

Jul. 6, 2015

Ballerina Misty Copeland, who just became the first African-American woman to be named principal dancer at American Ballet Theatre, has another breakthrough planned - a debut on Broadway.

Jul. 6, 2015

Carli Lloyd scored a hat trick as the U.S. burst to a four-goal lead in the first 16 minutes, and the Americans overwhelmed defending champion Japan 5-2 Sunday for their record third championship and first since 1999.

Jul. 3, 2015

Beer? Wine? Or weed? A campaign is underway to ask Denver voters about allowing marijuana consumption in bars and other places that only allow people over 21.

Jul. 3, 2015

A plane powered by the sun's rays has landed in Hawaii after a record-breaking five-day journey across the Pacific Ocean from Japan.

Jul. 3, 2015

The science behind fireworks and the galaxy: How do fireworks work? The same way the universe does.

Jul. 3, 2015

BP and five Gulf states announce massive settlement resolving years of legal fighting over damage done by 2010 Deepwater Horizon spill.

Jul. 3, 2015

Want to capture the best possible fireworks photos and videos on the 4th?

Jul. 3, 2015

This weekend's fireworks are sure to dazzle, but for some, they could literally take their breath away.

Jul. 3, 2015

An unlikely friendship between an owl and a kitten in Japan has the internet buzzing.

Jul. 3, 2015

Health insurer Aetna Inc. has made a deal to buy competitor Humana Inc. in a $37 billion deal the companies say would create the second-largest managed care company.

Jul. 2, 2015

Millions of Americans are gearing up to celebrate our country's independence around the grill, but before you light up you will want to be sure not to send your guests home sick.

Jul. 2, 2015

Veterans suffering from PTSD ask for courtesy as Fourth of July fireworks celebrations ramp up.

Jul. 2, 2015

A Navy Yard worker says the first thing he thought when he heard alarms and speakers was: "Here we go again."

Jul. 2, 2015

The Reelz channel is coming to the rescue of Donald Trump's Miss USA pageant. Reelz said Thursday it will carry the pageant that was dropped by NBC after Trump made critical comments about immigrants from Mexico.

Jul. 2, 2015

Authorities say at least one train car carrying a flammable and toxic gas has derailed and caught fire in eastern Tennessee, prompting an evacuation within a 1-mile radius.

Jul. 1, 2015

SALT LAKE CITY, UT - Episcopalians have voted to allow religious weddings for same-sex couples, just days after the U.S. Supreme Court legalized gay marriage nationwide.

Jul. 1, 2015

Authorities say a man apparently bitten by a shark off the North Carolina Outer Banks is being airlifted to a hospital with serious wounds.

Jul. 1, 2015

TV Land has dumped "The Dukes of Hazzard." The network is confirming that reruns of the 1980s action comedy, with its Confederate flag imagery, have been pulled from the schedule.

Jul. 1, 2015

An investigation is underway after a newborn child slipped out of a nurse's hands Tuesday morning at Uniontown Hospital. The child was then airlifted to Children's Hospital in Pittsburgh.

Jul. 1, 2015

The Girl Scouts of Western Washington have turned down a $100,000 donation because of a request that it not be used to support transgender scouts.

Jul. 1, 2015

A government report indicates about a third of the world's polar bears could be in imminent danger from greenhouse gas emissions as soon as 2025.

Jul. 1, 2015

Research shows caregivers of someone with dementia are at a sixfold higher risk of the same fate.

Jul. 1, 2015

Two young people had to be rescued from a river in Maine after the two had become stranded in the swift water.

Jul. 1, 2015

A federal law enforcement source says a fire that destroyed a black church in South Carolina was not the work of an arsonist.

Jun. 30, 2015

FERGUSON, MO - A Justice Department report summary has found across-the-board flaws in police's response last summer to the protests in Ferguson, including antagonizing crowds and violating free-speech rights.

Jun. 30, 2015

Hands off my mango! Florida woman shoots out back window of truck after accusing driver of stealing her mango.

Jun. 30, 2015

Leaders of Indianapolis new "First Church of Cannabis" says they will hold their first service on Wednesday without using marijuana.

Jun. 30, 2015

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has launched a 2016 campaign for president.

Jun. 30, 2015

A federal appeals court in New York says Apple violated antitrust laws by colluding with publishers to raise electronic book prices in 2010.

Jun. 30, 2015

School lunch rooms nationwide will soon offer yogurt as a meat substitute.

Jun. 30, 2015

A new Harvard study reveals a possible link between citrus and skin cancer.

Jun. 30, 2015

Friends, it's Tuesday, June 30, and it's time to claim your leap second. The earth's rotation is slowing down and it's making our watches fall out of sync with astronomical time.

Jun. 30, 2015

Authorities in central Georgia say up to 50 teenagers bent on destruction raced into a Wal-Mart in Macon, smashing merchandise and causing an estimated $2,000 in damage.

Jun. 30, 2015

The era of free checked suitcases on JetBlue has come to an end. The airline proudly proclaimed itself a holdout on fees for years, allowing passengers to check one bag for free.

Jun. 29, 2015

COLUMBIA, SC - A new survey of South Carolina legislators shows there's enough support to remove the Confederate flag from Statehouse grounds if all supporters cast a vote.

Jun. 29, 2015

WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama says too many Americans are working long days for less pay than they deserve because of outdated rules on overtime pay.

Jun. 29, 2015

It has gone viral on the Chinese version of Twitter, Weibo. Now the belly button challenge is making its way to the United States.

Jun. 29, 2015

NBC said Monday that it is ending its business relationship with mogul and GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump because of comments he made about immigrants during the announcement of his campaign.

Jun. 29, 2015

Financial expert Honorine Wallack discusses the Greek financial crisis and how it may affect the U.S.

Jun. 29, 2015

A Nevada woman gives birth alone in the woods.

Jun. 29, 2015

Pensioners lined up outside a closed branch of Greece's National Bank in Athens today, hours after the country's five-year financial crisis took its most dramatic turn yet.

Jun. 29, 2015

A man in southwestern Connecticut who mistakenly bought the wrong lottery ticket is $30,000 wealthier.

Jun. 29, 2015

Police say a New York City man driving a stolen car took the wrong road and ended up lost and without gas in Pennsylvania.

Jun. 26, 2015

Authorities say a man has been bitten multiple times by a shark on North Carolina's Outer Banks, the fifth such attack in the past two weeks.

Jun. 26, 2015

New York City businesses could soon need to convert some of their bathrooms to gender-neutral facilities.

Jun. 26, 2015

A new study suggests too much vitamin B-12 boost a person's risk for developing acne.

Jun. 26, 2015

A funeral service for the Reverend Clementa Pinckney will be held at the TD Arena at the College of Charleston.

Jun. 26, 2015

Supreme Court says same-sex couples have right to marry in all 50 states.

Jun. 26, 2015

Air Products says all its employees are accounted for after an attack on a factory in southwestern France. It has not confirmed whether its staff were among the two people reported injured and one dead. The company says in a statement that all employees have been evacuated from the site, which is secure.

Jun. 26, 2015

Education officials have voted to fire a Georgia special education teacher accused of putting a student with autism in a trash can.

Jun. 25, 2015

President Obama responded to the Supreme Court Decision that upheld his Affordable Care Act national subsidies.

Jun. 25, 2015

Public health officials are reminding people not to treat swimming pools like a toilet!

Jun. 25, 2015

The latest fireworks safety poll reveals that people are three times more likely to wear eye protection while cleaning and repairing their homes than they are while handling fireworks.

Jun. 25, 2015

The Girl Scouts of central Maryland are reaching out to girls this summer in neighborhoods hit hard by the civil unrest. They're providing several week long day camps with an emphasis on STEM, but with far reaching results.

Jun. 25, 2015

Supreme Court gives Obama second big health care win in ruling upholding nationwide subsidies.

Jun. 25, 2015

The parents of a Houston journalist taken hostage in Syria in 2012 have applauded President Barack Obama's decision to not prosecute families for paying ransoms to kidnappers.

Jun. 25, 2015

Television actor Dustin Diamond is scheduled to be sentenced on two misdemeanor charges stemming from a barroom stabbing in Wisconsin.

Jun. 24, 2015

Bobbi Kristina Brown is being moved to hospice care after months in the hospital.

Jun. 24, 2015

A new tick-borne virus called the 'Bourbon Virus' is deadly and unlike anything previously seen in the U.S.

Jun. 24, 2015

Who says you need a large area to show off your green thumb.

Jun. 24, 2015

A Gulf Shores, Alabama police officer has been disciplined following the death of a police K9 that was left in a hot patrol car.

Jun. 24, 2015

Olive Garden's parent company, Darden Restaurants, is telling its restaurants to clean the carpets less often in a major cost-cutting measure.

Jun. 24, 2015

Fox News Channel and Sarah Palin are cutting ties again. The network said Wednesday that it was not renewing Palin's contract as a contributor.

Jun. 24, 2015

The world's first set of giant panda twins born this year met the public for the first time Tuesday.

Jun. 24, 2015

With a heat wave gripping much of the nation, the tragedy of children being forgotten in parked cars is at the forefront again.

Jun. 24, 2015

Hundreds gathered at the South Carolina state capitol Tuesday to call for the removal remove of the the Confederate battle flag from statehouse grounds.

Jun. 24, 2015

Across the world, regulations on flight restrictions for drones are growing, and the wildfire-plagued areas around Fresno County, California are no different.

Jun. 24, 2015

The nation's oldest and largest flag manufacturer has decided to stop making and selling the Confederate flag.

Jun. 24, 2015

Tom Brady's appeal of his four-game suspension lasted more than 10 hours Tuesday, ending in the early evening.

Jun. 23, 2015

The consumer reviews service Angie's List has filed a federal lawsuit against Amazon Local, accusing the Amazon.com subsidiary of stealing proprietary information.

Jun. 23, 2015

A former child actor who starred in one of the "Star Wars" movie sequels was in an all-out flight from South Carolina law officers that hit speeds of about 120 miles an hour, according to details of Jake Broadbent's arrest released Tuesday.

Jun. 23, 2015

A South Carolina senator has proposed a bill that would move the Confederate flag from the Statehouse to a relic room in a museum.

Jun. 23, 2015

The death of a loved one can be hard for anyone to deal with, but one Virginia funeral home believes they have something that can help.

Jun. 23, 2015

Dick Van Patten, the genial comic actor best known as the patriarch of TV's "Eight is Enough," has died, according to his publicist Daniel Bernstein.