National Headline News

WASHINGTON (AP) — The parents of Michael Brown said Saturday in an interview with The Associated Press they were unmoved by the apology of the Ferguson, Missouri, police chief gave weeks after their unarmed 18-year-old son was killed by a police officer. Brown's mother, Lesley...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Institutes of Health is preparing to care for an American doctor who was exposed to the Ebola virus while volunteering in Sierra Leone. As early as Sunday, the physician is expected to be admitted to the special isolation unit at NIH's hospital out...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former President Bill Clinton and former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton say they are "blessed, grateful, and so happy" to become grandparents. Their daughter, Chelsea, gave birth Friday night to her first child, Charlotte. Chelsea Clinton announced...
CLEVELAND (AP) — James Traficant, the colorful Ohio politician whose conviction for taking bribes and kickbacks made him only the second person to be expelled from Congress since the Civil War, died Saturday. He was 73. Traficant was seriously injured Tuesday after a vintage...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Most of the nearly 60,000 Central American children who have arrived on the U.S.-Mexico border in the last year still don't have lawyers to represent them in immigration court, and advocates are scrambling to train volunteer attorneys to help cope with the...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The rapidly rising demand for locally grown fruits and vegetables has created a robust new market for refugees who fled violence in their home countries and found peace in farming small plots of land in several U.S. cities. With help from a federal grant...
CHICAGO (AP) — Jorge Maya sat in a circle at his neighborhood YMCA, a sturdy Afghanistan vet listening to a group of teenage boys scarred by gang violence. There was Sammy, 16, who could describe the times he'd dodged gunfire, once ducking behind a tree. Anderson, 17, who'd been...
PHOENIX (AP) — Jodi Arias' guilt has been determined. The only thing that remains is whether she dies for killing her ex-boyfriend. More than six years after his death, and more than a year after being convicted of murder, a second penalty phase to determine her punishment gets...
EWELL, Md. (AP) — William Smith Dize's life revolved around water. The boat captain worked the waters of the Chesapeake Bay, and when he wasn't operating a boat, he was working on them and around the dock. But when Dize got sick and sued his employer in 2008, claiming a boat...