Mostly Cloudy
84FMostly CloudyFull Forecast

Nation and World

  • Russian aid convoy advances toward Ukraine

    KIEV, Ukraine – Fierce fighting raged in eastern Ukraine on Thursday in what appeared to be a last-gasp attempt by government troops to snatch back te ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 11:58 pm
  • Police: Room disagreement preceded Bali killing

    BALI, Indonesia – Police investigating an American couple suspected of killing the woman’s mother at a resort hotel on Indonesia’s Bali island said Th ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 11:52 pm
  • Missouri governor pulls National Guard from Ferguson

    FERGUSON, Mo. – Gov. Jay Nixon on Thursday ordered the Missouri National Guard to begin withdrawing from Ferguson, where nightly scenes of unrest have ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 11:55 pm
  • Many police killings, but only Ferguson explodes

    There was little violence after the acquittal of Trayvon Martin’s killer last July. Peace prevailed when at least four other unarmed black males were ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 11:55 pm
  • Romney, Ryan reuniting at appearance in Chicago

    CHICAGO – Former GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney and his running mate, Paul Ryan, are reuniting in Chicago in their first joint public appearan ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 11:37 pm
  • Record drought saps honey production in California

    LOS BANOS, Calif. – California’s record drought hasn’t been sweet to honeybees, and it’s creating a sticky situation for beekeepers and honey buyers.
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 11:38 pm
  • Ohio diocese discourages ALS ice bucket challenge

    CINCINNATI – A Roman Catholic diocese in Ohio is discouraging its 113 schools from participating in the ice bucket challenge to benefit the ALS Associ ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 3:28 pm
  • Education Department tries to ease testing worries

    WASHINGTON – Education Secretary Arne Duncan said Thursday that states can apply for extra time before they use student test scores to judge teachers' ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 1:56 pm
  • Of 163 arrests since shooting, 7 from Ferguson

    FERGUSON, Mo. – Unrest in Ferguson since Michael Brown's death has resulted in 163 arrests in the area where protesters have gathered nightly, and alt ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 12:43 pm
  • U.S. existing home sales rise for 4th straight month

    WASHINGTON – Sales of existing U.S. homes rose for the fourth straight month in July to their highest level in nearly a year, the latest sign that the ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 9:24 am
  • Applications for U.S. unemployment aid fall to 298K

    WASHINGTON – Fewer people applied for U.S. unemployment benefits last week, another sign the job market is improving.
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 8:56 am
  • Foley's death isn't changing views in Congress

    WASHINGTON – For all its horror, the beheading of an American journalist in Syria appears unlikely to change lawmakers' minds about military intervent ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 8:39 am
  • Liberian slums barricaded as Ebola sets new record

    MONROVIA, Liberia – Riot police and soldiers acting on their president’s orders used scrap wood and barbed wire to seal off 50,000 people inside their ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 11:33 pm
  • Airstrike kills wife and child of Hamas figure

    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip – Hamas’ shadowy military chief escaped an apparent Israeli assassination attempt that killed his wife and infant son, the milit ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 11:34 pm
  • Ukrainian government troops take over much of Luhansk

    DONETSK, Ukraine – After days of street battles and weeks of shelling, Ukrainian troops made a significant push Wednesday into rebel-held territory, c ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 11:35 pm
  • Watch Now

    Player embeded on all NWH instances for analytics purposes.

    Advocate Sherman Hospital's #IceBucketChallenge

    More videos

    Reader Poll

    Have you participated in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge?
    Yes
    No