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Watch: Plane slides off Chicago runway in snowy weather

Snowfall in the Midwest is taking its toll on air travel in Chicago as one plane trying to land at O’Hare International Airport slid off the runway.

How to watch Mercury transit the sun today

The tiny planet is waltzing across the face of the sun. This celestial dance, known as the transit of Mercury, last occurred in 2016 and will not happen again until 2032.

Two die after Porsche goes airborne, crashes into New Jersey building’s 2nd floor

A convertible traveling at high speed went airborne and crashed into the second floor of a New Jersey commercial building, killing both of the car’s occupants.

Lawmakers spar over impeachment witnesses as probe enters public phase

Lawmakers spar over impeachment witnesses as probe enters public phase

Man charged in slashing of ‘baby Trump’ balloon, police say

Authorities arrested a man they said had slashed a giant balloon of a baby Donald Trump that was on display to protest the president’s visit to a football game in Alabama on Saturday.

Nikki Haley says top aides tried to recruit her to ‘save the country’ by undermining Trump

Former secretary of state Rex Tillerson and former White House chief of staff John Kelly sought to recruit her to work around and subvert Trump, but she refused, Haley writes in a new book.

Mulvaney’s move to join impeachment testimony lawsuit rankles Bolton allies

Former national security adviser John Bolton’s advisers and allies were taken aback to learn late Friday that Mulvaney had gone to court seeking to join a separation-of-powers lawsuit filed against Trump and the House leadership.

Mercury to cross in front of sun on Monday for last time until 2032

While you won’t be able see it without protective glasses and heavy-duty telescope equipment, there are still plenty of ways to enjoy the show.