Boston University professor says 'Jingle Bells…

Theater history professor says Christmas classic was originally performed to make fun of African-Americans.

The biggest health stories of 2017

To the nation's opioid crisis to curing HIV in animals, here's a look back at the biggest health stories in 2017.

With Christmas nearing, retailers feel pressure…

With Christmas on a Monday, most retailers have one less day to get packages delivered on time

Plane that led Normandy invasion discovered…

A plane that led the invasion of Normandy during World War II has been saved from a junkyard and carefully restored in Wisconsin

The Latest: Penn State says it promotes safety in…

Penn State says it is committed to promoting safety and accountability in fraternities following grand jury report saying school officials displayed 'shocking apathy' to dangers of excessive drinking

The Latest: China says US can't insist it solve NKorea alone

China's deputy U.N. ambassador is pushing back against U.S. insistence that the Asian country holds the key to resolving North Korea's escalating nuclear and ballistic missile programs

Sheriff: Undercover video shows dairy workers hitting cows

Authorities say undercover video recorded by an animal rights group showed dairy workers in Florida abusing cows

'Why don't you know about jollof rice?'

West African food is expected to be big in 2018.

The New York Times - Trump’s Judicial Nominee…

From The New York Times: Matthew S. Petersen, a U.S. District Court judge nominee, failed to answer several questions about the law when asked by Senator John Kennedy at a hearing.By: By THE NEW YORK TIMES. Watch the original video on Times Video:

A Trump Judicial Nominee Couldn't Answer Basic…

Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, a Democrat from Rhode Island, posted a video to Twitter that’s now going viral

California Family Builds Life-Size Millennium…

This isn’t Porg in the passenger seat in the Millennium Falcon. This is one family in Lafayette, California celebrating Christmas like any Star Wars fans building a life-sized Millennium Falcon on their roof in honor of the Last Jedi being released. Buzz60's Nick Cardona (@nickcardona93) has that story.

Black Caucus women: Alabama's Jones should be…

Female members of the Congressional Black Caucus are asking Republican leaders to seat Alabama Sen.-elect Doug Jones immediately or delay votes on major legislation

1 person dies in car-train collision in South Carolina

One person has died when a train hit a car at a railroad crossing in central South Carolina

In about-face, Ryanair recognizes unions to avert…

Budget carrier Ryanair is reversing its longstanding refusal to recognize pilots' unions in a bid to avert strikes over the busy Christmas season

Kin: Man killed ex-wife day before child support hearing

Those close to a woman shot and killed by her estranged husband at a Penn State satellite campus say she had become increasingly afraid of her safety

Mario Batali Fired From 'The Chew' After Sexual…

Earlier this week, ABC asked celebrity chef Mario Batali to temporarily leave the daytime cooking show while it reviewed the allegations against him.

NASA drops replica Orion spacecraft to test parachutes

NASA says it successfully tested the Orion spacecraft's parachutes by dropping a replica spacecraft from an Air Force transport aircraft over a desert test site in southwestern Arizona

National forecast for Friday, December 15

Janice Dean has your FoxCast.

Kurtz: DC gossip spins out of control

'MediaBuzz' host Howard Kurtz weighs in on the intensifying feuds in Washington taking on a much nastier and more personal tone.

Oklahoma man sentenced to death for beheading his…

An Oklahoma judge on Friday has sentenced a man to death in the 2014 beheading of a co-worker at a food processing plant