Watches & Warnings Warnings
7 Day Forecast 7 Day Forecast
Temperatures 7 Day Forecast

National News + World News

Man builds pirate ship, sells for $80,000 on Craigslist

The Mississippi River: home to grand old paddle steamers, blues music, Huckleberry Finn, and... pirate ships.

Cameron condemns brutal hacking death, says Britain stands firm

A gruesome cleaver attack on a British soldier left London reeling Thursday, as Britain grappled with questions over who was responsible and whether Islamist extremism was to blame.

Butcher selling 'pot infused pork'

Marijuana infused pork? It's a real delicacy that a butcher in Seattle is serving up in the city's famed Pike Place Market.

VIDEO: Man spills wife's beer during Cubs game, wife gets revenge

You never know where a home run ball will land. Sometimes you catch them and sometimes they hit you square in the face.

Man killed in FL connected to Boston bombing suspect

UPDATE: A man fatally shot overnight by the FBI in Orlando, Florida, was being investigated for a possible connection to the Boston bombings, a U.S. law enforcement official with direct knowledge of the Boston Marathon case told CNN.

Lufkin woman dies after being struck by lightning

The Lufkin Daily News reports that an employee of the IHOP restaurant in Lufkin died after being struck by lightning while standing outside the restaurant Tuesday night, according to a Lufkin Police spokesman.

OK tornado categorized as EF5, winds of 200 MPH or greater

Damage assessments show that the tornado that struck central Oklahoma on Monday was an EF5, meaning it had winds of 200 mph or greater, for at least some of the time it was ravaging an area near Oklahoma City, the National Weather Service says.

CNN Poll: Likability helps Obama survive brutal week

President Barack Obama's personal popularity may be one reason he came out of what was arguably the worst week of his presidency with his approval rating holding steady, according to a new national poll.

Arias to speak to the jury deciding whether she lives or dies

Whether Jodi Arias lives or dies is now in the hands of a jury. She will address its members directly Tuesday morning. Arias said earlier this month that she would rather die than endure a lifetime behind bars.

Oklahoma School Drownings

Some of the children killed at Plaza Towers Elementary School in Moore, Oklahoma, during Monday's storm drowned in a basement area there, Oklahoma Lt. Gov. Todd Lamb told CNN Tuesday morning. "My understanding, this school ...