National News

U.S. -

Five San Antonio Missions recognized for cultural significance by U.N. cultural body; France's champagne industry also honored
Town between Sacramento and San Francisco dealing with "bone-dry" conditions and 40-mph wind gusts; hundreds flee
At least 2 people in critical condition after deck gives way at beach house on Carolina coast during a family photo
Firefighters on high alert in drought-stricken California, worried backyard fireworks could spark devastating wildfires
5-year-old girl's mother, 9-year-old brother also injured after fish leaps into boat on Florida river
Officials in town of Avon say malfunction caused fireworks shell to explode in its tube, leaving 9 people with minor burns
Competitive eating world shocked by defeat of Joey "Jaws" Chestnut, who was seeking ninth straight victory
Jeff Tweedy has fronted the band Wilco for 20 years, but now he has a new band with his son
With music from their debut album, "Sukierae," longtime Wilco frontman Jeff Tweedy and his son, Spencer, perform "Diamond Light Pt. 1" on Saturday Sessions
Replica of French frigate remembers Marquis de Lafayette's legacy in helping secure American independence