National Headline News

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — James Comer conceded the governor's race in Kentucky on Friday, ending a tumultuous Republican primary and handing the nomination to Louisville businessman Matt Bevin. In a morning news release, Comer said he called Bevin and conceded minutes after a...
MIAMI (AP) — Researchers trying to figure out what makes some hurricanes strengthen into catastrophic monsters have a new lab that allows them to generate tropical storm conditions with the flip of a switch. The lab is at the University of Miami's Rosenstiel School of Marine and...
NEW YORK (AP) — Female CEOs are outpacing their male colleagues in pay, although they remain vastly outnumbered in the top echelons of American companies. Last year, the median pay for women CEOs rose to $15.9 million, a 21 percent gain from a year earlier, according to a study...
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The U.S. Army's mistaken shipment of live anthrax samples to government and commercial laboratories occurred at a military post in a desolate stretch of the Utah desert that has been testing chemical weapons since it opened in 1942. Though military...
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — A record crop of apples, coupled with the West Coast port slowdown earlier this year, is taking a toll on Washington apple growers. Nearly $100 million worth of apples that cannot be sold have been dumped into fields across central Washington, the nation's...
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — When Jim Thigpen first met with an investor in early 2012 to discuss selling control of the Tennessee financial firm he had run for more than 20 years, he said W. Wesley Drummon boasted of a business plan that involved $2 billion from the Bank of China...
NEW YORK (AP) — Prosecutors are asking a Manhattan judge to sentence a San Francisco man who created the online drug-peddling site Silk Road to decades in prison, while the defendant is asking to be freed soon enough to show he's a changed man. Ross William Ulbricht, 31, is set...
HONOLULU (AP) — The National Park Service and the Navy aim to resume taking visitors to the USS Arizona Memorial in a week, after a dock damaged by a wayward vessel is repaired. An attachment point between the floating dock and its anchors came loose in the incident, park...
CHICAGO (AP) — A federal grand jury has accused former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert of agreeing to pay $3.5 million in hush money to keep an unidentified person silent about "prior misconduct" by the Illinois Republican. Before the indictment handed down Thursday, Hastert...