Tropical System Could Make Fight Against Zika Harder

Zika is primarily spread through the Aedes mosquito, known as a "container-breeding" bug because it likes to lay eggs in or near standing water.

Posted on: 27 August 2016 | 9:01 am

Major Atlantic Storm Close to Landfall in Florida

The storm that has been on a path to the southern tip of Florida is close to making landfall. This weather system could cause major problems for the s

Posted on: 27 August 2016 | 8:39 am

Cop's Badge Deflects Bullet, Saves Life in Shooting

"We work so hard for that badge ... never imagining that our badge is going to save our life," said California Highway Patrol officer Steve Carapia.

Posted on: 27 August 2016 | 8:06 am

Obama: Americans at Risk Because of Zika Funding Delay

Since Congress went on a summer break, Zika has started appearing in homegrown outbreaks in Florida. The president says that's a serious problem.

Posted on: 27 August 2016 | 7:28 am

National Parks at 100: 'America at Its Best'

President Franklin D. Roosevelt once said "There is nothing so American as our national parks."

Posted on: 27 August 2016 | 6:53 am

Suspect Charged in Killing of 2 Mississippi Nuns

Rodney Earl Sanders, 46, was charged with two counts of capital murder

Posted on: 27 August 2016 | 5:29 am

Family Finds Bear Cooling in Pool: 'He Popped Our Float!'

A New Jersey family was stunned to find a 300-pound black bear wading in their backyard pool.

Posted on: 27 August 2016 | 3:08 am

Bannon Under Scrutiny for Domestic Violence Charge

Steve Bannon was charged with three misdemeanors after his wife alleged domestic violence against him in 1996. The case was dismissed.

Posted on: 27 August 2016 | 12:25 am

Drivers Rescued as Floods Turn Streets Into Rivers

Heavy rains caused flash flooding and submerged cars in Kansas City, Missouri.

Posted on: 27 August 2016 | 12:00 am

Stranded Boaters Rescued After Writing 'SOS' in Sand

A pair of mariners created a makeshift sign after getting stranded on an uninhabited Pacific island for a week.

Posted on: 26 August 2016 | 11:52 pm

Dwyane Wade's Cousin Shot Dead as She Pushed Stroller

Nykea Aldridge was shot to death while pushing a child in a stroller on Chicago's South Side, police said.

Posted on: 26 August 2016 | 10:51 pm

Yellowstone Celebrates 100 Years of National Parks

Thousands celebrated the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service at Yellowstone National Park Thursday. KCWY's Penny Preston reports.

Posted on: 26 August 2016 | 9:53 pm

Deputy Fired After K9 Died While in His Care

An Oklahoma deputy was fired after leaving a K9 in a police cruiser for at least 36 hours. KFOR's Joleen Chaney reports.

Posted on: 26 August 2016 | 9:44 pm

Did Colonel Sanders' Nephew Spill KFC's Secret Recipe?

"Many people have made these claims over the years," the company said in denying the recipe published in the Chicago Tribune was accurate.

Posted on: 26 August 2016 | 9:16 pm

Trump Doctor Wrote Health Letter in Just 5 Minutes as Limo Waited

Dr. Harold Bornstein described Trump's health as 'astonishingly excellent.'

Posted on: 26 August 2016 | 8:47 pm

Water Main Break Shuts Down Intersection

Public works crews in suburban Baltimore quickly cut off water supply to the broken main but say there's no word yet on what caused the break or when it will be repaired.

Posted on: 26 August 2016 | 7:54 pm

Catching the 'Sprit': DJ Ian Friday on the Art of DJing

Globetrotting writer, producer and DJ Ian Friday explains the spiritual experience of spinning for a crowd.

Posted on: 26 August 2016 | 7:34 pm

FDA Suggests Testing All Donated Blood for Zika

All blood donations should be tested for Zika virus, the Food and Drug Administration said Friday.

Posted on: 26 August 2016 | 7:06 pm

'We Will Not Rest': Reward Grows as Killer of Nuns Sought

Sister Margaret Held and Sister Paula Merrill were found dead in their Durant home and their car was found a mile away. The town is in shock.

Posted on: 26 August 2016 | 6:19 pm

Enjoy the Thrills of a Roller Coaster in Your Own Backyard

Some families are opting to skip the lines and the costs at amusement parks this summer in favor of building roller coasters right in their own backyards.

Posted on: 26 August 2016 | 6:01 pm

Judge: UNC Can't Block Bathrooms in Transgender Case

The ruling only applies to two students and an employee named in the suit, but the judge said he expects them to be successful in a larger suit.

Posted on: 26 August 2016 | 5:22 pm

Zika Fight Ramps Up

Johns Hopkins announce comprehensive Zika center, FDA calls for blood donations to be screened for the virus, and Florida Governor Rick Scott says he'll petition Congress directly for help in battling its spread. NBC's Erika Edwards reports.

Posted on: 26 August 2016 | 4:34 pm

Show It All: Charting the Week's Top Stories

Heart wrenching images and stories of survival surfaced after Italy's deadly earthquake. Here's a look at that story and others we followed this week.

Posted on: 26 August 2016 | 4:20 pm

Why Was Leslie Jones Targeted by Trolls?

The attempts to tear down Jones reflect an intersection of hatred directed at women who are also people of color called "misogynoir."

Posted on: 26 August 2016 | 3:49 pm

Maine Gov. Apologizes for Vile Voicemail

Maine Gov. Paul LePage gave a lawmaker an earful with a foul-mouthed voicemail demanding that he "prove I'm a racist."

Posted on: 26 August 2016 | 2:29 pm