Wallenda family tightrope artists walked almost 500 feet while balanced over the Charlotte Motor Speedway on Saturday night. Nik and Lijana Wallenda started at opposite ends and performed the delicate crossover on one leg each, 150 feet in the air.
Gabby Giffords and husband Mark Kelly will attend their first gun show since she survived a 2011 assassination attempt. Gabby Giffords is attending to highlight New York's new stricter gun control law. Is it a state model?
Train crash: The driver of a logging truck was killed in a collision with a train carrying 63 sightseers on a fall foliage tour in W. Virginia. The crash occurred Friday near Cheat Mountain and injured 23 people.
401 national park units have been shuttered since Oct. 1, including the Grand Canyon, Yellowstone, and the National Zoo. National parks will be allowed to reopen if states pay for park operations, officials announced Thursday.