National

(Washington, DC) -- President Obama is at Fort Belvoir , Viriginia, to sign a 16-billion-dollar bill that aims to reform the Department of Veterans Affairs. The legislation looks to address the long waits some veterans have to endure for care. A recent investigation showed that...
(Cincinnati, OH) -- A federal appeals court is done hearing arguments involving same-sex marriage bans in four states. The three-judge panel heard arguments involving cases in Ohio, Michigan, Tennessee and Kentucky. Supporters and opponents of gay marriage gathered outside the...
(Atlanta, GA) -- The Ebola outbreak is receiving the highest alert from the Centers for Disease Control. The "level 1 activation," is reserved for the most dangerous public health emergencies. All hands are on deck for the Ebola virus as hundreds of CDC employees have shifted...
(Honolulu, HI) -- Hawaii is preparing for a direct hit from one of two hurricanes heading to the islands. Eric Lau with the Central Pacific Hurricane Center in Honolulu says Hurricane Iselle is expected to arrive Thursday afternoon bringing multiple concerns. It's currently...
(Washington, DC) -- President Obama is touting the presence of a new, more prosperous African continent. After hosting a U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit, the President noted new avenues for international trade with Africa. He said the U.S. and its allies will continue helping Africa...
(Moscow) -- Russian President Vladimir Putin has issued a decree banning or restricting food imports from countries that are imposing sanctions on Russia. The decree cites "national interest" as the reason for the bans. The World Trade Organization's rules forbid the banning of...
(Washington, DC) -- Lawmakers are starting to look into the growing Ebola crisis on the African continent. The House is convening a hearing Thursday on combating the deadly Ebola virus. The top witness at the hearing will be Dr. Tom Frieden, director of the U.S. Centers for...
(Port Washington, NY) -- Fire officials on Long Island say Tuesday night's fatal house explosion and fire appear to have been "intentionally set" and that a liquid accelerant was used. A woman and a young child were evacuated from the home in Port Washington just before the...
(San Antonio, TX) -- Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl is talking to Army investigators about his time in Afghanistan. Bergdahl was read his rights before being questioned today at Fort Sam Houston in San Antonio. Army officials want to know about the circumstances of his capture by...