National & World

Surf's up ... in Alaska?

Surf's up ... in Alaska? »Play Video
Surf's up off the coast... Of Alaska? Daredevils are riding Alaska's Turnagain Bore tidal wave, which can go on for miles. Surfer Hailey Driver explains why braving the cold waters is well worth the adrenaline rush.

Daydream: 'Dramatic' $5.9 million mansion by river

Daydream: 'Dramatic' $5.9 million mansion by river
This amazing $5.9 million mansion is described as dramatic and elegant on the river and has it all. Secluded with a gated entry, large pool and an outbuilding, it's also in a convenient location. Built in 2005, this home has five bedrooms, seven baths and about 9,000 square feet and about 700 feet of river frontage. The property sits on 4.1 secluded acres, completely landscaped for a park-like setting. In-ground pool accentuate this lovely setting. For information, contact Kathie Nahas 208-890-0274 or via email at KBNahas@aol.com
This amazing $5.9 million mansion is described as dramatic and elegant on the river and has it all. Built in 2005, this home has five bedrooms, seven baths and about 9,000 square feet and about 700 feet of river frontage.

Student flying dad's Marine flag faces eviction

Student flying dad's Marine flag faces eviction »Play Video
A Tucson woman is in shock after her apartment complex told her to take down the United States Marine Corps flag displayed on her balcony, or face eviction. Rachel Montalvo said the timing couldn't be worse. Colton Sloan has more.

Veterans Day: By the numbers

Veterans Day: By the numbers »Play Video

Veterans Day originated as “Armistice Day” on Nov. 11, 1919, the first anniversary marking the end of World War I.

Congress passed a resolution in 1926 for an annual observance, and Nov. 11 became a national holiday beginning in 1938.

President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed legislation in 1954 to change the name to Veterans Day as a way to honor those who served in all American wars.

Is it a teddy bear or a dog?

Is it a teddy bear or a dog? »Play Video
A tiny dog dressed as a bear, is making people laugh all over the internet. CNN's Jeanne Moos has the story.

81-year-old becomes Girl Scout

81-year-old becomes Girl Scout »Play Video
All her life, a Nebraska woman has wanted to be a Girl Scout. Finally, on her eighty-first birthday, that wish came true. Rebekah Rae reports.

Volunteer crews keep World War II bomber flying

 

World War II veterans are aging, and so are the planes they flew. Keeping old warbirds in the air is a unique challenge for volunteer crews who maintain planes including the B-17 bomber "Aluminum Overcast."

State troopers arrest suspect in the middle of I-90

State troopers arrest suspect in the middle of I-90
Washington State Patrol vehicles surround the suspect's pickup in the middle of westbound Interstate 90. (WSP photo)
State troopers arrested a fleeing suspect in the middle of westbound Interstate 90 Monday morning following a chase that began near Bellevue, the Washington State Patrol reports.

Your photos: A look at fall around Oregon

Your photos: A look at fall around Oregon

We recently asked you to send in your photos of the change in seasons. Here are just a few of the snapshots of how fall looks in Oregon.

Stories remembered as hotel is demolished

Stories remembered as hotel is demolished »Play Video
One push of a button brought down a 19-story hotel. A very special little boy hospitalized for half a year got to push that button. While the hotel will be no more, the memories of what happened in that building will remain. Ryan Kruger has the story.