National Headline News

FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — Two students were shot outside a public high school in Maryland on Wednesday night while a basketball game was being played inside, sending game watchers running for cover as frantic parents rushed to the scene to make sure their children were OK. The...
DETROIT (AP) — An interactive theater show offered in more than a dozen cities across the U.S. encourages participants to channel their inner Sherlock Holmes in an end-of-the-world team game-building exercise. It wouldn't hurt if they had a little Rick Grimes from "The Walking...
PUGET SOUND, Wash. (AP) — To check on the health of the giant pacific octopus population in the Puget Sound, an unusual census takes place every year. Volunteer divers, enlisted by the Seattle Aquarium, span over Washington's inland waters and look for their eight-tentacle...
BELMAR, N.J. (AP) — Just before the floodwaters of Superstorm Sandy inundated Krista Sperber's home, she had her two young children grab what they could from their rooms and hop in the car for a ride to a relative's home away from the coast. She figured they'd be gone for a few...
ATLANTA (AP) — An attorney said Wednesday that it was his client who found Bobbi Kristina Brown face-down in a bathtub last week and called 911, not Brown's partner. Maxwell Lomas, 24, of Duluth, Georgia — not Nick Gordon — found Brown on Jan. 31 at a townhome in suburban...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — In a story Feb. 2 about late actor Robin Williams' estate, The Associated Press misidentified Allan Mayer. Mayer is a spokesman for the children, not a lawyer. A corrected version of the story is below: Robin Williams' children and wife have gone to court in...
MONROEVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Hometown friends and fans of "To Kill A Mockingbird" author Harper Lee are struggling to reconcile a publisher's sensational announcement — that her decades-old manuscript for a sequel had been rediscovered and will be released — with the image of the...
SEATTLE (AP) — A captive killer whale that has been performing for decades at the Miami Seaquarium deserves the same protection as a small population of endangered orcas that spend time in Washington state waters, the federal government announced Wednesday. But the National...
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Portland has reached a possible settlement in its trademark dispute with the maker of Pabst Blue Ribbon, the beer rejuvenated by the city's turn-of-the-century hipsters. The disagreement stemmed from the brewer's use of an iconic downtown sign to promote a...