Today marks the start of the Kentucky Derby weekend.
Over the next two days more than 100,000 people will visit Louisville's Churchill Downs race track to watch the oldest continuously contested sporting event in history.
(NBC News) Southern California firefighters were battling a growing, brush-fueled wildfire early Friday that had reached the beach in Ventura County and was pushing toward the upscale city of Malibu, officials said.
(NBC News) Hundreds of firefighters battled a wind-lashed 3,000-acre wildfire in California on Thursday that has already consumed one home and forced evacuations in mostly undeveloped sections of Riverside County.
(NBC News) More details about the Boston Marathon bombing emerged Wednesday - two and a half weeks after the attack killed three people and wounded more than 200 - when two college friends of suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev were charged with removing