Roller Coaster Fan Notches 5,000th Ride on Historic Coaster

Updated: 9:45 AM - An 82-year-old fan of a historic Pennsylvania roller coaster celebrated his 5,000th ride on it over the holiday weekend - sitting for more than eight hours straight and logging 95 spins around the wooden ride in a single day.

US Returns 25 Looted Artifacts to Italy: Vases, Frescoes

Posted: 9:35 AM - The United States on Tuesday officially returned 25 artifacts that had been looted over the decades from Italy, including Etruscan vases, 1st-century frescoes and precious books that ended up in U.S. museums, universities and private collections.

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Tech Tuesday: Summer Safety for Kids

Updated: 9:10 AM - Whether enjoying their break outdoors or off at summer camp, tech wearables and trackers will make sure they stay connected with their parents.

Two Gun Rights Bills Expected to Get Final Votes in Texas

Posted: 05/25/2015 - The top two gun rights bills expected to shoot through the Republican-controlled Texas Legislature, one allowing concealed handguns in college classrooms and the other permitting them to be carried in plain sight most everywhere else, have been slow going so far - and now need a final week push to become law.

Obama Pays Tribute to Fallen Service Members at Arlington

Updated: 05/25/2015 - President Barack Obama is paying tribute to the nation's fallen service members at Arlington National Cemetery, laying a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknowns and saying Americans "can never fully repay the debt" to those who made the ultimate sacrifice.

Don't Fall for These Memorial Day Scams

Updated: 05/25/2015 - What most people see as a patriotic holiday, crooks see as an opportunity to prey on support for military members shown each Memorial Day.

US Home Prices on the Rise

Posted: 8:09 AM - U.S. home prices rose at a steady pace in March, pushed higher by a limited supply of houses for sale.

John Nash, Wife, 'A Beautiful Mind' Inspiration, Die in NJ

Posted: 05/24/2015 - John Forbes Nash Jr., a mathematical genius whose struggle with schizophrenia was chronicled in the 2001 movie "A Beautiful Mind," has died along with his wife in a car crash on the New Jersey Turnpike. He was 86.

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