National Headline News

YUMA, Ariz. (AP) — A Marine died Wednesday after an aircraft operated by a civilian crashed on a runway at a southwest Arizona military base, Marine Corps officials said. The T-59 Hawk crashed at the Marine Corps Air Station in Yuma around 11:45 a.m. The Marine was injured when...
BOSTON (AP) — The board overseeing the Boston area's beleaguered public transit system voted Wednesday to offer free fares for one day and discounts for monthly pass holders as a goodwill gesture to commuters who endured massive breakdowns during a brutal stretch of winter...
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah, the only state in the past 40 years to carry out a death sentence by firing squad, is poised to bring back the executions if the state cannot find a supply of the drugs used in lethal injections. Here's a look at how some other states are dealing with...
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Mushers are about a third of the way through this year's Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, bounding across ice on America's third-longest river. The world-famous, 1,000-mile journey across Alaska kicked off Monday in Fairbanks. It usually starts 225 miles...
MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — An apparent hoax summoned a strong police response Wednesday to the home of rapper Lil Wayne after an unknown caller reported a shooting. The call came in at 12:40 p.m. on a nonemergency line, Miami Beach police spokesman Ernesto Rodriguez said. The...
MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Police have responded to a report of four people shot at the Miami Beach home of rapper Lil Wayne. Miami Beach police spokesman Ernesto Rodriguez says police units responded Wednesday after an unknown person called on a police non-emergency line at 12:40...
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — On a Tuesday morning in October 2010, a beaming Gov. Jennifer Granholm and executives of the Detroit Three automakers walked into a meeting of Michigan's economic development board to announce the final pieces of an agreement to head off thousands of...
12:15 P.M The Coast Guard says the search area for an Army helicopter that crashed with 11 Marines and soldiers on board is about 50 square miles. The Coast Guard says debris from the crash was first spotted about 1:30 a.m. Wednesday. Search crews on the beach and in the Santa...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The meat industry is seeing red. Meat companies have tried to rehabilitate an image tarnished in recent years by health and environmental concerns. Now the industry is swiftly and aggressively working to discredit a proposal for new dietary guidelines that...