Labor Day News
Amtrak: Penn Station work to cause 2-3 major summer outages
Commuters who ride trains into and out of New York will have to endure "two or three" major outages this summer while Amtrak performs track repairs prompted by recent derailments.
2nd Waffle House co-founder dies weeks after partner's death
Thomas Francis Forkner Sr., who jumped from real estate to the restaurant business when he co-founded Waffle House in the 1950s, has died a month after the death of his business partner who helped him establish the famous Southern diner chain
Gillespie, Monk, Ella celebrated at Chicago Jazz Festival
The 39th Annual Chicago Jazz Festival will celebrate the 100th birthdays of Dizzy Gillespie, Thelonious Monk, and Ella Fitzgerald
North Carolina's long summer vacations are being challenged
A law mandating when North Carolina public schools hold summer vacation is facing its strongest challenge yet from educators and legislators arguing more calendar flexibility would improve student performance
5 dates to fly for cheaper summer airfare
Got the sunscreen? Check. Cheap flights? Wait, where are the cheap flights for summer ? Thanks to kids being out of school, demand for travel is high, making much of June, July and most of August some of the most expensive times to fly (after Thanksgiving). But deals of a sort are available, if the
Teen's family sues in wake of her death by pool electrocution
Rachel Rosoff, 17, a lifeguard at a North Carolina community pool, died in 2016 after she was shocked by pool water.
Suspect charged with arson in fire blamed for collapse of Atlanta highway
Witnesses say they saw Basil Eleby go under the I-85 bridge to do drugs and then he allegedly placed a chair on top of a shopping cart and ignited it.
Teacher raises $80K for bikes for elementary school's entire student body
Today got off to a great start for some students in North Charleston, South Carolina, who each received new wheels just in time for summer. A little before 9 a.m. today, about 550 students at Pepperhill Elementary School received brand-new bikes -- all thanks to first-grade teacher Katie Blomquist.
Food trucks in Austin, Texas, during SXSW
ABC News' Olivia Smith and Lesley Messer taste-test food in Austin during the annual festival featuring film, music and tech.
The Academy Awards Nominees: Before They Were Famous
The nominees at this year's Oscars weren't always big stars; they all got their start in small roles.