National News

NOAA reports third baby orca born in recent months

Biologists following endangered orcas on a research vessel have spotted a new baby orca off the Washington coast.

February 26, 2015

Minnesota teen pleads guilty to trying to support terrorism

A Minneapolis teenager accused of trying to travel to Syria to join the Islamic State group has pleaded guilty in federal court.

February 26, 2015

Marathon bombing suspect's lawyers seek indictment dismissal

Lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev have asked a judge to dismiss the indictment against their client, arguing that the way jury selection was conducted violates the Constitution.

February 26, 2015

Labs extend record as US top dog, but bulldogs make waves

The American Kennel Club is releasing its 2014 breed popularity rankings on Thursday.

February 26, 2015

911 operator who told teen to 'stop whining' now out of job

A 911 dispatcher who told a 13-year-old girl to "stop whining" as her father lay dying in a hit-and-run crash on a Maryland highway is out of the job.

February 26, 2015

3 arrested in NY, Florida in plot to join Islamic State

Federal officials say three men have been taken into custody in the United States on charges they plotted to travel overseas to join the Islamic State.

February 25, 2015

More snow in Boston, temperature records broken elsewhere

Boston doesn't need any more milestones like this. With another 1.9 inches of snow overnight, the city has now received more than 100 inches this winter. That makes it the second-snowiest on record -- and there's still a few more weeks to go.

February 25, 2015

Minnesota man pleads not guilty to supporting Islamic State

A Minneapolis man who was stopped at a New York City airport in November as he and three others were allegedly trying to travel to Syria has pleaded not guilty to charges associated with supporting the Islamic State group.

February 25, 2015

Astronauts take 2nd spacewalk for cable, lube job

NASA astronauts have ventured back outside the International Space Station for more cable work and a lube job.

February 25, 2015

Without hate crime, US limited in prosecuting George Zimmerman

The Justice Department's decision to not prosecute a civilian neighborhood-watch volunteer for a hate crime in the shooting death of an unarmed black teenager isn't necessarily a harbinger of how it will rule in two other high-profile deaths of unarmed black men at the hands of police.

February 25, 2015

Teen clearing snow from roof falls through skylight

Police say a 17-year-old was removing snow from store roof when he fell through a skylight about three stories, landing on some coat racks.

February 24, 2015

Ex-NY Assembly speaker pleads not guilty in bribery case

Former state Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver's lawyers are asking a judge to throw out a bribery case against him, saying the prosecutor went too far in discussing the case publicly.

February 24, 2015

NC considers exempting some from gay-marriage duties

Some North Carolina lawmakers say court officials should be exempt from carrying out duties related to marrying gay couples because of their religious beliefs.

February 24, 2015

Woman accused of beating, shaming middle school student

Police say a Florida woman struck a child with a belt and sent her to school in a T-shirt marked with comments about her failing grades.

February 24, 2015

AP Exclusive: Democrats billed taxpayers $40,000 for events

California taxpayers were billed $40,000 to subsidize staff and security attendance at swearing-in celebrations for the state's two Democratic legislative leaders.

February 24, 2015

Trayvon Martin's parents saddened by decision...VA chief apologizes...Obama vetoes Keystone bill

An attorney for the parents of Trayvon Martin says today's decision by the Justice Department is a "bitter pill to swallow."

February 24, 2015

California's plastic-bag ban suspended by ballot referendum

The secretary of state's office says a referendum seeking to repeal California's statewide ban on plastic bags has qualified for the November 2016 ballot.

February 24, 2015

Defense: Police knew suspect in Vegas mom's killing was high

Defense attorneys say Las Vegas police were aware a suspect in a neighborhood woman's killing was smoking marijuana before he surrendered, and they questioned him while he was high.

February 24, 2015

Fireballs spotted over western US as Chinese rocket burns up

People from Arizona to Canada have reported seeing bright lights in the sky as a Chinese rocket burned up in the atmosphere.

February 24, 2015

Historic snows causing headaches for real estate industry

The epic snow in New England is causing grief for buyers and sellers of homes.

February 24, 2015

NYPD officers honor Texas girl who sent cards to police

New York City police officers have honored a 10-year-old Texas girl who sent hundreds of thank you cards to the NYPD after two officers were fatally shot.

February 24, 2015

Obama to veto Keystone bill

President Barack Obama will veto a Republican bill that would have approved construction of the Keystone XL pipeline.

February 24, 2015

Missouri man charged in killings of 3 people, unborn child

A southwestern Missouri man has been charged with four counts of murder in the killing of three people, including a pregnant woman and her fetus.

February 24, 2015

Appeals court tosses aggravated assault conviction over HIV

The attorney for a Kansas airman says a ruling by the nation's highest military court that reversed his client's conviction for exposing multiple sex partners to HIV will effectively end such prosecutions in the armed forces.

February 24, 2015

Dozens hurt in train wreck

Dozens of people have been hurt in the crash of a commuter train into a truck in Oxnard, California.

February 24, 2015

Hibernating pet tarantulas stolen from crawlspace of house

A metro Atlanta man told police a spider thief snuck into a crawlspace under his home and stole five of his 18 pet tarantulas.

February 24, 2015

NASA launches 3 suborbital rockets from Wallops Island

Three suborbital rockets have been launched for the Department of Defense from NASA's facility on Wallops Island in Virginia.

February 24, 2015

Boston transit slowly returning to normal

Boston's transit agency is slowly returning to normal after a series of crippling snowstorms and frigid temperatures.

February 23, 2015

Kayla Mueller's brother: Swap with Taliban raised IS demands

The brother of an American woman who was killed after spending months as a hostage of Islamic State militants says her situation worsened after the United States traded five Taliban commanders for a captive U.S. soldier.

February 23, 2015

US stocks edge lower, pulling Dow back from a record high

U.S. stocks are opening slightly lower, pulling the market back from an all-time high reached last week.

February 23, 2015
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