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Hot Dog Hotshot Joey Chestnut Wins Competition, Fiancee

Fri, 07/04/2014 - 1:34pm
The powerhouse eater downed 61 dogs in 10 minutes for his eighth straight win at the annual Fourth of July Hot Dog Eating Contest at Coney Island.






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Search Continues for Marine's Missing Pregnant Wife

Fri, 07/04/2014 - 1:04pm
About a dozen rescue personnel continued to search Thursday for the 19-year-old whose car was found the day after she was reported missing.






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Ex-Champ Couldn't 'Ketchup' in Hot Dog Eating Contest

Fri, 07/04/2014 - 12:30pm
Two-time defending champion Sonya Thomas — "The Black Widow" — lost her title to a Las Vegas woman, who ate 34 franks and buns in 10 minutes.






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Defending Champ Loses Women's Hot Dog Eating Contest

Fri, 07/04/2014 - 12:30pm
Two-time defending champion Sonya Thomas — "The Black Widow" — lost her title to a Las Vegas woman, who ate 34 franks and buns in 10 minutes.






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The Newest Americans: 25 Service Members Take the Oath

Fri, 07/04/2014 - 12:24pm
President Obama praised the new U.S. citizens for choosing to fight for their adopted country during a naturalization ceremony on July Fourth.
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The Newest Americans: 25 Service Members Take the Oath

Fri, 07/04/2014 - 12:24pm
President Obama praised the new U.S. citizens for choosing to fight for their adopted country during a naturalization ceremony on July Fourth.






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'No-Win': City Braces for More Immigration Protests

Fri, 07/04/2014 - 12:10pm
The California city that became a flashpoint in the current border crisis is waiting to learn if the feds will try to send new busloads of immigrants.






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Picture Perfect: Veterans Turn to Photography

Fri, 07/04/2014 - 12:00pm
A special organization has teamed up with the VA to offer a unique program, helping veterans gain confidence by learning photography.






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How a Service Dog Helped This Veteran Keep His Family

Fri, 07/04/2014 - 11:55am
Captain Jason Haag served three tours of combat duty. But his toughest battle, the one that nearly killed the Purple Heart winner, was simply coming back home.






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Hiker Saved in Daring Rescue

Fri, 07/04/2014 - 11:54am
A lone hiker clinging to a cliff above Melakwa Lake in Seattle was saved in a daring rescue caught on camera. TODAY’s Willie Geist reports.






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Man Pleads Guilty to Rhino Horn Trafficking

Fri, 07/04/2014 - 11:42am
A 76-year-old Florida man has pleaded guilty to trafficking the horns of black rhinoceroses, which violates the Endangered Species Act.






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Mom Who Gave Birth in Car Didn't Have 'Time to Panic'

Fri, 07/04/2014 - 11:21am
It's the kind of story every pregnant woman jokes about — but is terrified of happening: not making it to the hospital and having to give birth in the car.






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Oops: American Apparel Sorry for Challenger Photo

Fri, 07/04/2014 - 11:02am
American Apparel apologized after receiving backlash for a post to its Tumblr page that included a photo of the space shuttle Challenger's explosion.






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Crisis at the Border: How We Got Here

Fri, 07/04/2014 - 10:59am
More than 52,000 unaccompanied children have crossed the U.S.-Mexico border since October. Here's a look at how it happened and what's being done.






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Eye of the Storm Passes Over Hurricane Reporter

Fri, 07/04/2014 - 10:55am
The Weather Channel's Mike Seidel reports from the beach at Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina, as Hurricane Arthur passes nearby.






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Hurricane Arthur Leaves Flooding in its Wake

Fri, 07/04/2014 - 10:51am
Manteo, an island town in North Carolina's Outer Banks, left partially underwater.
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Dad in Hot-Car Death Asked How to Cash In On Insurance

Fri, 07/04/2014 - 10:44am
New search warrants reveal Justin Ross Harris, of Marietta, Georgia, had asked family members about cashing in on his son's life insurance.
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Obama on Fourth: U.S. Success Was Built on Rights

Fri, 07/04/2014 - 10:22am
President Obama says the U.S. has only succeeded because generations of Americans have fought to expand rights to more people.






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Thousands Lose Power as Hurricane Arthur Makes Landfall

Fri, 07/04/2014 - 10:14am
The hurricane was the first this season, and the first to make landfall in the United States since Hurricane Sandy in October 2012.
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Nurse Sent to Prison for Sex Acts With Corpse

Fri, 07/04/2014 - 10:05am
A 20-year nursing veteran will serve two years in prison after getting caught making "sexual contact" with a corpse, officials said.
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