April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month. This new spot from NHTSA examines the impact a simple text can have on you and those you love. Drivers are encouraged to join the conversation by using the hashtag #justdrive. "If you're texting, you're not driving."
A 21-second animation of infrared and visible imagery from NOAA's GOES-East satellite from Jan. 19 to 21 shows the movement one frontal system moving across the southern U.S. followed by a second storm system that is expected to bring the powerful winter storm to the Mid-Atlantic.
Lady Jackie Kennedy began the tradition of placing a decorated Christmas tree in the Blue Room at the White House. Since then, trees have come from all over the country to the most famous house in America, with North Carolina, Pennsylvania, and Washington state leading the way. The 2015 Christmas tree from Bustard's trees in Lansdale, Pennsylvania, is the 50th tree chosen by the National Christmas Tree Association.
Confidence, posture and a good personality helped a pair of California turkeys score a trip to the White House. "Tom One" and his alternative stood out from a flock raised for the Thanksgiving presidential pardon. They will depart SFO for Washington D.C. on a flight dubbed "Turkey One" on Monday. After the ceremony, the turkey will retire on a Virginia farm.
Why is everyone always talking about 'campaign finance?’ Do political donations actually matter? Washington bureau political editor Steven "Buzz" Thomma and political correspondent David Lightman explain why those donations might go further in Congress and why citizens don't know where all the money comes from. (Natalie Fertig / McClatchy)
As Sunday temperatures begin to climb the Portland-based Black Swan Classic Jazz Band with vocalist Marilyn Keller heats up The Marcus Pavilion Sunday morning with their gospel show and dance on the final day of the 27th Annual America's Classic Jazz Festival at Saint Martin's University.
North Thurston High School 2017 graduate Conner Crowder talks about the McKinney Vento Homeless program which helps support “unaccompanied youth,” teens not living with their parents. With its support, he earned enough scholarships to pay for college.
At the annual Zeke-End basketball tournament, local NBA star Isaiah Thomas, the host, is met by the masses. They are mostly welcoming the former Curtis High School standout home after a long season with the Boston Celtics.