National News

  • Court Blocks Aereo Internet TV Service

    Thursday, Jun 26 at 11:48 AM

     The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that Internet TV streaming service Aereo is violating copyright law -- a move that experts say could affect other Internet services.

  • Today in History for June 26th

    Highlights of this day in history: President John F. Kennedy rallies West Berlin during the Cold War; The U.N. Charter signed; Scientists complete first rough map of the human genetic code; Charlie Chaplin's 'The Gold Rush' premieres.

  • FIFA Bans Suarez for Biting Opponent

    FIFA has banned Uruguay striker Luis Suarez from all football activities for four months for biting an opponent at the World Cup, ruling him out of the rest of the tournament and the start of the upcoming Premier League season.

  • Is a Pizzeria Making Deliveries By Drone?

    A video is going viral that shows a pizza restaurant in Mumbai using a drone to deliver pizza. Fortunately, or unfortunately, depending how you see it, Mumbai Police investigated and found the video to be fake.

  • Police Pull Over Supermen Driving With Flapping Car Cape

    The Central Motorway Policing Group in the UK pulled over a car on suspicion of driving without insurance, only to find the driver and passenger were dressed as Superman.

  • Floating Sand-Covered Barge Could Become Manhattan's First Beach

    A creative entrepreneur is trying to bring the first beach ever to Manhattan with a sand-covered floating barge proposal he's calling, City Beach.

  • 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.

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