National Headline News

LOS ANGELES (AP) — While people in some other parts of the country are watching the leaves turn a kaleidoscope of fall colors as they contemplate unpacking winter clothes, California is roasting under an autumn heat wave. As high temperatures were ranging from the low 100s in...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A pit bull owner whose dogs fatally mauled a woman walking near his house faces a sentence of up to life in prison. Alex Donald Jackson goes before a Los Angeles County Superior Court judge Friday after his second-degree murder conviction. Prosecutors are...
Aeran Brent is tired of visitors asking about her store's name or snapping pictures of the sign outside. Unfortunately, that's life for a small business owner whose shop — Isis Bridal and Formal — shares a name with ISIS, the acronym of a notorious Islamic militant group that...
PURCHASE, N.Y. (AP) — A state college near an airport in the New York City suburbs is using a big parking lot and an idea from a business class to earn hundreds of thousands of dollars for scholarships and other programs. Purchase College runs a 24-hour valet parking and shuttle...
BOSTON (AP) — Two Democrats running for governor of their respective New England states are hoping for a boost from Michelle Obama as the first lady makes political stops in Massachusetts and Maine. Obama's first stop on Friday will be the Strand Theater in Boston's Dorchester...
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A widening scandal over the exchange of emails containing pornography by current and former members of the attorney general's office has gripped the Pennsylvania Capitol all week. Pennsylvania's state Supreme Court chief justice demanded information on...
WASHINGTON (AP) — With frustration mounting, President Barack Obama sought Thursday to quell doubts he'll use his presidential powers to act on immigration, telling Hispanics and immigration activists it's "not a question of if but when." At the Congressional Hispanic Caucus...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A huge cyberattack against JPMorgan Chase & Co. this summer compromised customer information for about 76 million households and 7 million small businesses, the bank said Thursday. JPMorgan Chase said that names, addresses, phone numbers and email...
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A man who portrayed himself as a member of a wealthy Pakistani family and was often seen driving luxury cars including a Ferrari pleaded guilty Thursday to a multimillion-dollar investment scam involving three former Miami Heat players and the team itself...