August 28, 2016; 7:44 AM ET
Brief relief from heat and humidity will arrive in the northeastern United States at the start of September. more >
Partly sunny and hot
Mainly clear and humid
Rises at 6:35 AM with 13:07 of sunlight, then sets at 7:42 PM
Rises at 3:46 AM with 14:16 of moolight, then sets at 6:02 PM
Charges are pending against the driver of a car that struck a Maryland State Police trooper's cruiser along the side of Interstate 270 early Saturday morning. The trooper was conducting a traffic stop at the time, and it's believed the driver who hit the cruiser was under the influence of alcohol.
Geologic evidence unveiled in a recent study may provide a grain of truth to an ancient legend, a megaflood that helped give rise to China's mythical first dynasty, the Xia dynasty.Read Story >