National News

Homeless Vet's Story Illustrates Challenge In Getting Off The Street

The White House has vowed to end chronic homelessness among veterans by 2015. We profile one vet in San Diego whose odyssey illustrates why it's so hard to get vets off the street.

Playwright Israel Horovitz Turns Filmmaker

Israel Horovitz makes his directorial debut with the film "My Old Lady," based on his play of the same name.

NASA Picks Companies To Launch US Astronauts Back Into Space

NASA said it will give more than $6 billion to private space companies that will launch Americans into orbit.

Aftermath Of A Wildfire, A Rancher's Story Of Survival

One rancher describes surviving the largest wildfire in Washington's history.

Remnants Of Hurricane Odile Expected To Drench Southwest

Residents of the Southwest brace for heavy rains, the second major storm in three weeks, as the remnants of Hurricane Odile move into the area.

President Obama Meets With Military Advisors

President Obama will address Central Command troops, providing him another opportunity to make a case for the air strike campaign against the Islamic State.

Practice Alone Does Not Make Perfect

New research shows that the hours spent practicing are much less significant than previously thought.

Volkswagen's 300 MPG Car

The XL-1 can get 300 miles per gallon. The key is reducing wind resistance.

District Profile: The Race To Fill An Open Seat In Iowa's Third

Democrat Staci Appel and Republican David Young are in a close race to fill a soon-to-be vacant seat.

How Has The Obesity Epidemic Disrupted Romance?

The health impacts of the obesity epidemic are well-documented. Less studied are its ramifications for romance.