National Headline News

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — A surgeon working in Sierra Leone has been diagnosed with Ebola and will be flown Saturday to the United States for treatment, officials from Sierra Leone and the United States said. Dr. Martin Salia was to be taken to Omaha to be treated at the...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles police are increasingly relying on technology that not only tells patrol officers where crime is most likely to occur but also identifies and keeps track of ex-cons and other bad guys they believe are most likely to commit them. Police say the...
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Civil rights pioneer Ruby Bridges says America today looks a lot like the world she helped break apart 54 years ago: A nation with segregated schools and racial tension. "You almost feel like you're back in the '60s," said Bridges, who is now 60 years old. "...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Justice Clarence Thomas is suggesting that the Supreme Court was divided over whether to hear the gay marriage cases the justices rejected last month. Thomas offered a peek Thursday at what happened behind the scenes when the court turned away appeals from...
YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — President Barack Obama gave a blunt assessment Friday of the need for further reform in Myanmar's move toward democracy, weighing into sensitive controversies over the treatment of religious minorities and a prohibition keeping opposition leader Aung San...
NEW YORK (AP) — A surgeon working in West Africa's Sierra Leone has been diagnosed with Ebola and will be flown to the United States for treatment on Saturday, according to a person in the federal government with direct knowledge of the case. The surgeon, Dr. Martin Salia, will...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is ordering top-to-bottom changes in how the nation's nuclear arsenal is managed, vowing to invest billions of dollars more to fix what ails a force beset by leadership lapses, security flaws and sagging morale. Hagel is scheduled...
YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — President Barack Obama pressed for greater freedoms Friday for reporters in Myanmar and China while defending the balance he said the U.S. seeks to strike at home. Although he said he couldn't discuss the case of a U.S. journalist under pressure by...
NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — Members of a state panel were meeting in Newtown to hear directly from the parents of two six-year-old Sandy Hook Elementary School students who were killed in the 2012 mass shooting. The Sandy Hook Advisory Commission was scheduled Friday to hear from...