National Headline News

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Shortly after Iran reached a nuclear deal with world powers, a local newspaper in Tehran published an image that many outside the country would take for granted: An American actor hawking an expensive watch. But John Travolta's blue eyes staring out of the...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Further cracks emerged this week in the pay TV bundle as media companies and distributors indicated that more people are cutting the cord and ditching pricey channel packages. Meanwhile, media company executives did damage control, putting a positive spin on...
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Jurors have heard their first account of what happened in the seconds when a white Charlotte police officer shot and killed an unarmed black man looking for help after a car crash. Footage from officer Adam Neal's dashboard camera was shown publically for...
BOSTON (AP) — Muslim groups and civil rights activists across the nation are calling for greater transparency in an Obama administration program aimed at countering homegrown terrorism. The organizers are speaking out Thursday through coordinated efforts in Boston, Los Angeles...
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Anna Oxereok grew up eating walrus in the western Alaska village of Wales. Today it's such a rare treat she can't bring herself to part with the plastic gallon bag of meat in her freezer. "I have to save it for something special," she says. Her brother...
APPLETON, Maine (AP) — Mad as a hornet, a bumblebee buzzes her wings in vain against the walls of the vial holding her captive. She alights briefly on the paper tab indicating her number, and then resumes scuttling around her plastic prison. Her warden is Shaina Helsel, one...
NEW YORK (AP) — He lost his daughter in a fire. Then he lost his freedom. Han Tak Lee spent 24 years in prison before a judge threw out his arson-murder conviction, ruling the highly technical case against him was based on "superstition," not science. "I lost all my dreams," Lee...
BALTIMORE (AP) — A psychological firm paid to evaluate troubled Baltimore police, including a lieutenant charged in the killing of Freddie Gray, is under investigation by the city and has been put on probation by the state police for cutting corners in its mental health...