Graduation Day Has Arrived for Sandy Hook Shooting Survivors

Graduation Day Has Arrived for Sandy Hook Shooting Survivors

High school graduation has arrived for the students whose classmates died in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting. Here's what some of them said about what the day will be like:

Joey Chestnut Won't Compete in Annual July 4 Hot Dog Eating Contest Over Deal with Rival Brand

Joey Chestnut Won't Compete in Annual July 4 Hot Dog Eating Contest Over Deal with Rival Brand

Joey “Jaws” Chestnut, 40, has been competing since 2005 and hasn’t lost since 2015.

Just How Busy is 2024’s Tornado Season? NWS Shares the Stats.

Just How Busy is 2024’s Tornado Season? NWS Shares the Stats.

The 2024 tornado season is proving to be one of the busiest in decades, as seen in National Weather Service historical data.

Biden Hosting Early Juneteenth Concert on White House Lawn

Biden Hosting Early Juneteenth Concert on White House Lawn

President Joe Biden will celebrate the Juneteenth holiday early with a Monday concert on the White House South Lawn featuring singers such as Gladys Knight and Patti LaBelle.

World War II Veteran's Wedding Held Near Normandy D-Day Beaches

World War II Veteran's Wedding Held Near Normandy D-Day Beaches

World War II veteran Harold Terens and his sweetheart Jeanne Swerlin tied the knot Saturday inland of the D-Day beaches in Normandy, France.

Cold Stone Creamery Faces Lawsuit Regarding Pistachios in Ice Cream

Cold Stone Creamery Faces Lawsuit Regarding Pistachios in Ice Cream

A federal judge in New York approved a Long Island woman's lawsuit that claims consumers are duped by Cold Stone Creamery when they purchase flavors that do not contain “represented ingredients.”

‘Home Alone’ House in Chicago Suburbs is Being Sold

‘Home Alone’ House in Chicago Suburbs is Being Sold

The home of Kevin McCallister’s hijinks is changing hands.

Busy Summer Air Travel Forecasts Holding Up

Busy Summer Air Travel Forecasts Holding Up

Forecasts called for the busiest air travel summer in years. Those predictions have proven out with the busiest day expected this season still three weeks away.

Average 30-Year Mortgage Dips Below 7% as Rates Ease Slightly

Average 30-Year Mortgage Dips Below 7% as Rates Ease Slightly

The rate fell to 6.99% from 7.03% last week, mortgage buyer Freddie Mac said Thursday. A year ago, the rate averaged 6.71%.

D-Day Anniversary Brings Back Memories for WWII’s Female Workers

D-Day Anniversary Brings Back Memories for WWII’s Female Workers

Anna Mae Krier, one of the World War II women factory workers who were saluted in the 'Rosie the Riveter' illustration, is among those visiting France for the D-Day anniversary.

Tennessee Congressman’s Son Upstages His Dad on the House Floor

Tennessee Congressman’s Son Upstages His Dad on the House Floor

Who was that boy sitting behind Rep. John Rose while the Tennessee Congressman spoke on the House floor? The answer: his son, Guy, age 6, who decided to ham it up for the C-SPAN cameras.

Bruhat Soma of Florida wins National Spelling Bee

Bruhat Soma of Florida wins National Spelling Bee

Bruhat Soma, a seventh-grader from Florida, took the lead over seven other finalists to win the Scripps National Spelling Bee Thursday. His winning word was 'abseil.'

Ancient Ohio Earthworks Site to be Reclaimed by Historians, Cost to Be Determined

Ancient Ohio Earthworks Site to be Reclaimed by Historians, Cost to Be Determined

Ohio’s historical society is closer to gaining control of ancient Native American earthworks site in Newark that has been leased for decades by a golf club.

Rare Blue-Eyed Cicada Makes Appearance at Arboretum Near Chicago

Rare Blue-Eyed Cicada Makes Appearance at Arboretum Near Chicago

Kate Myroup, senior horticulturist at The Morton Arboretum, arrived Friday with a special guest: a rare, blue-eyed female Magicicada cassini cicada, spotted earlier in the day by a visitor.

Memorial Day Airline Travelers Seeing Flight Delays, Higher Prices

Memorial Day Airline Travelers Seeing Flight Delays, Higher Prices

The patience of Memorial Day weekend travelers was tested Thursday by widespread flight delays; but there were relatively few cancelations, raising hopes that airlines can handle Friday's crowds.