National News

  • Jeff Koons' Whimsy Takes Over Museum

    Jeff Koons is taking over the Whitney Museum of American Art. His oversized toy-like sculptures and other works spanning a 30-year career will fill nearly the entire museum through the middle of October.

  • Today in History for June 24th

    Highlights of this day in history: Start of the Berlin blockade during the early Cold War; Boxing champ Jack Dempsey born; Comedian and actor Jackie Gleason of 'The Honeymooners' fame dies.

  • Ex-UK Editor Coulson Convicted of Phone Hacking

    Former News of the World editor Andy Coulson was convicted of phone hacking but fellow editor Rebekah Brooks was acquitted, after a monthslong trial centering on illegal activity at the heart of Rupert Murdoch's newspaper empire.

  • Deadline Looms for NC Sterilization Victims

    Nearly three dozen states at one point allowed forced sterilization, known as eugenics. North Carolina is the only state to offer compensation to victims, but that deadline is fast approaching and many have been reluctant to come forward.

  • Baseball Fans Donate Blood at Citi Field

    New York Mets fans came out in droves to donate blood at Citi Field, scoring game tickets in return. Learn more by watching the video below.

  • Boaters Tread Water Overnight Before Rescue

    Off-duty officers on a fishing trip rescued Sean McGovern and Mellisa Morris early Saturday after they fell from their boat the night before.

  • 111 Years of Harley

  • Tallest, Fastest, Steepest Roller Coaster Opens

    A new terrifying roller coaster opens in Six Flags Great America.

  • Today in History for June 23rd

    Highlights of this day in history: A key moment in the Watergate scandal; Adolf Hitler visits Paris after France falls to Nazi Germany; The typewriter gets a patent; Polio vaccine pioneer Dr.

  • 'Pig' the Dog Turns Heads-When She Can't

    A deformed dog in Alabama has gained popularity after thousands of internet viewers discovered videos of the odd shaped mutt named Pig who now has a Facebook page with almost 4,000 likes.