National Headline News

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York City jail oversight board voted unanimously Tuesday to create restrictive housing units at Rikers Island for violent inmates, to limit guards' longstanding practice of placing inmates in solitary confinement for breaking jailhouse rules and to ban 23...
BOSTON (AP) — The terror attacks in Paris could provide new grounds for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's lawyers to argue that his trial should be delayed and moved outside Boston because it may be even more difficult to pick an impartial jury with a new...
NEW YORK (AP) — Health officials say a federal laboratory technician who was possibly exposed to the Ebola virus did not get sick. Ebola symptoms usually strike within three weeks of infection. Officials on Tuesday said the employee at the Centers for Disease Control and...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee has accused President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle of parenting by double-standard, in an interview published Tuesday, saying they shelter their daughters from some things but allow them to listen to the music of...
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Fans took to the streets after Ohio State's football championship victory early Tuesday, yelling and screaming in delight, setting nearly 90 fires and in the case of a few, tearing down an Ohio Stadium goal post. A few injuries were reported. Police made a...
MARKHAM, Ill. (AP) — Opening statements have begun in the trial of a suburban Chicago police officer who fatally shot a 95-year-old World War II veteran with a beanbag gun in an effort to subdue him. Park Forest police officer Craig Taylor is charged with felony reckless...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The rapid hiring that made 2014 a stellar year for job gains is showing no sign of slowing down. U.S. employers advertised the most job openings in nearly 14 years in November, the Labor Department said Tuesday. That suggests businesses are determined to keep...
NEW YORK (AP) — Eleven years after filing a billion-dollar lawsuit, terrorism victims hope to prove that the Palestinian Authority and the Palestine Liberation Organization were behind attacks in Israel between January 2001 and February 2004. Jury selection began Tuesday with U...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A federal appeals court appears concerned that the New York Police Department may have spied on Muslim groups solely because of their religion. The three-judge panel in Philadelphia is reviewing a lawsuit that claims police conducted broad surveillance on...