Advertisement

National Headline News

NORRIDGEWOCK, Maine (AP) — A sheriff in Maine says a deputy investigating a report of a robbery at a convenience store has been fatally shot. Somerset County Sheriff Dale Lancaster tells the Morning Sentinel the deputy was killed Wednesday morning on U.S. Route 2 in Norridgewock...
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. officials say reports of sexual assaults across the military jumped by nearly 10 percent in 2017, a year that saw a massive online nude-photo sharing scandal rock the services, triggering greater awareness of sexual harassment and other similar complaints...
The number of online accounts compromised by hackers is now in the trillions — enough, perhaps, to make even technophobes think hard about the security of their passwords. Indeed, many are — especially older Americans, a new survey shows. Start with the now-familiar advice to...
Americans appear to be heeding some expert advice for keeping their passwords and online accounts safe. A new poll by The Associated Press and the NORC Center for Public Affairs Research finds that 41 percent of Americans use unique passwords for most or all online services...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Commission on College Basketball sharply directed the NCAA to take control of the sport, calling for sweeping reforms to minimize one-and-done, permit players to return to school after going undrafted by the NBA and ban cheating coaches for life. The...
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — It took a big money push from the Republican Party, tweets by the president and the support of the state's current and former governors, but the GOP held onto an Arizona U.S. House seat they would have never considered endangered in any other year. Tuesday...
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — In the dark of night, three travelers advanced inexorably toward tragedy. Accompanied by her parents on her first train trip, 11-year-old Andrea Chancey couldn't sleep despite the steady rocking of the Amtrak coach. Aboard the same train after missing a...
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — A string of crashes involving Amtrak trains is rekindling memories for survivors of the passenger service's deadliest accident ever. A transcontinental train tumbled off a bridge into a south Alabama bayou in 1993, killing 47 people. More than 100 others were...
DALLAS (AP) — Two Dallas police officers were critically wounded in a shooting that also injured a home improvement store employee, authorities said. The shooting occurred about 4:15 p.m. Tuesday as officers were escorting a man from the Home Depot in northern Dallas. The two...