National News

  • Habits That Age You

    We all long to look and feel young, but we all have our quirks; and when it comes to our bodies, there are a few habits you may be doing that could age you! Krystin Goodwin has tips on what to avoid to stay young and healthy.

  • Today in History for June 12th

     Highlights of this day in history: President Ronald Reagan demands the tearing down of the Berlin Wall; Civil rights activist Medgar Evers killed; O.

  • Detour Lets Baby Toads Cross the Road in Philly

    With the help of a detour set up along a busy street in Philadelphia, thousands of toadlets now have a much better chance of surviving the journey to their natural habitat.

  • Experiment Grows New Muscle in Injured Legs

    An experimental implant using part of a pig bladder, along with regular physical therapy, coaxed new muscle tissue to grow in old, debilitating leg injuries.

  • Filling Chicago Potholes With Art

     It started last year with one stubborn pothole in front of the Chicago home of mosaic artist Jim Bachor. As a joke, he filled it with one of his creations.

  • Terrifying Ride in Chile Elevator

    Security footage released by Chilean police shows a man frantically pushing the buttons of an out-of-control elevator in Santiago as it shoots up 31 floors and slams into the ceiling of the building.

  • FDA: Pregnant Women Should Eat Low-mercury Fish

    The FDA and EPA are advising pregnant and breastfeeding women to eat low-mercury seafood, but are not requiring package labeling.

  • Today in History for June 10th

     Highlights of this day in history: The Six-Day War ends in the Mideast; Yugoslav troops leave Kosovo after NATO's campaign of airstrikes; Alcoholics Anonymous founded; Actress and singer Judy Garland born; Singer Ray Charles dies.

  • Texan Turns Struggling Crop Into Vodka

    After years of struggling to make a profit farming his black-eyed peas, Trey Nickels decided to try something new. Now the Texas farmer has turned the dinner plate staple into vodka.

  • Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Are Flying to the Farm

    A Georgia consortium that includes state and federal government, industry and academia, has been working since 2009 to develop a type of drone that can dramatically save a farmer's time and resources during the growing season.