National

  • 11:22am Nov 04, 2013
    National National Politics & Government

    Newark Considers What Life Will Be Like After Cory Booker

    As mayor, Booker brought lots of attention and investment to the New Jersey city. But now that he's a U.S. senator, will the trend continue? Booker helped change Newark's perception, but the city still faces persistent crime. Mayoral candidates are taking that issue — and their ideas for solving it — to voters.
  • Little oil lamps mark Diwali celebrations in Allahabad, India, far away from American homes.
    Sanjay Kanojia / AFP/Getty Images
    9:42am Nov 04, 2013
    World News World News National Religion

    Far From Diwali's Lights, The Warm Glow Of Home

    South Asian communities around the world are celebrating good over evil, knowledge over ignorance, light over darkness. Sunday is Diwali, the Hindu Festival of Lights. The holiday isn't well-known in the U.S., though, so families rely on themselves to keep the tradition alive.
  • 11:36am Nov 02, 2013
    National National

    A Controversial Week For The NSA

    Several new developments put the NSA surveillance program into the spotlight this week. The U.S. had to explain why it eavesdrops on foreign leaders; The Washington Post reported that the NSA can tap directly into overseas servers of Google and Yahoo; and lawmakers have introduced legislation to rein in the program that allows NSA to gather phone data on Americans.
  • 6:49pm Nov 01, 2013
    Sports Sports National

    An East L.A. Football Rivalry, Unchanged For 79 Years

    An East Los Angeles rivalry has become the largest high school football game west of the Mississippi. The football teams of Garfield High School and Roosevelt High School will meet on the gridiron Friday night for the 79th year. The game is expected to draw 20,000 fans.
  • 6:01pm Oct 31, 2013
    National National Politics & Government

    A Clash Of Styles As GOP Factions Fight For Alabama District

    In a special election to replace retired GOP Congressman Jo Bonner, one candidate believes in "dying on the hill" to repeal Obamacare. His opponent wants to go to Washington to "get something done."