National News + World News

'Mad Men,' '30 Rock' Lead 2009 Emmy Nominations

The tiny AMC network has two nominees for best drama, including the 2008 winner "Mad Men."

5 Police Officers Shot, 2 Suspects Killed in New Jersey

Five police officers were shot and two suspects killed in an early-morning gunbattle Thursday in Jersey City, N.J., according to Police Chief Thomas J. Comey.

Khloe Kardashian: I Lost 20 Pounds in Four Weeks

Reality star Khloe Kardashian is flaunting her newly slim bod in a new interview with Life and Style magazine, saying she was tired of being the 'funny, fat one.'

Giant Mystery Blob Moves Through Alaskan Waters

Giant blobs of thick, oily biological material are floating in the Arctic Ocean's Chukchi Sea north of the Bering Strait, according to a newspaper report.

Gas Tanker Explodes Near Detroit, Injuring 3

Flames shot hundreds of feet in the air after a gasoline tanker exploded Wednesday night underneath a highway overpass near Detroit.

NYC Teen Admits Leaving Kitten in Oven to Die

A New York City teenager has admitted that she failed to let a kitten out of an oven after a friend put the animal inside and left it to roast to death.