National News

  • Little Robots Help Chicago Students Dream Big

    Google has donated 500 Finch Robots to the Chicago Public Library to help kids of all ages learn computer programming. Patrons can check out the robots for up to three weeks.

  • Brazil Beats Croatia in Opening World Cup Match

    Neymar showed why he is carrying Brazil's hopes at the World Cup, scoring twice on Thursday to help the hosts escape a disappointing start to the tournament with a 3-1 win over Croatia.

  • Officer Saves Man From Gas Station Blast

    A New York State police investigator rescued an unresponsive man, after his car crashed into a gas pump, triggering a violent explosion.

  • Iraq Vets Disheartened by Insurgency Presence

    As the US considers new military action in Iraq to combat growing insurgency in the region, veterans from the war in Iraq express concern that their work in the country was for nothing.

  • Man Waiting for Flight Shoots Epic Celine Dion Music Video

    A Canadian man who was bumped off the last flight home spent the night in the Las Vegas airport and kept himself entertained by shooting a music video on his iPhone.

  • 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.