National Headline News

NEW YORK (AP) — Police are in standoff at Columbus Circle with a man believed to have thrown a suspicious device into a police car. The New York Post reports that a man in a gold SUV flung the device into a marked police car in midtown Manhattan on Tuesday night. Authorities...
MIAMI (AP) — Florida health officials have trapped mosquitoes in an area of Miami-Dade County and are testing them for Zika to confirm whether a woman with the virus could be the first person infected directly by a mosquito bite in the continental United States. Florida's...
HAYWARD, Calif. (AP) — The pregnant wife and 4-year-old son of a prominent Chinese dissident have sought refuge in the San Francisco Bay Area after leaving Thailand, where she said she no longer felt safe. "My husband is a political activist and fights for freedom and democracy...
NEW YORK (AP) — It was a musical joyride for Michelle Obama as she joined James Corden for a "Carpool Karaoke" session that aired Wednesday on the late-night host's CBS show. The first lady and Corden didn't go far — security demanded that they stick to the driveway on the White...
NEW YORK (AP) — It could be a postcard for Brooklyn's hip resurgence: a shimmering new building of modern apartments renting for $5,000 a month, a gourmet grocery with a rooftop greenhouse, and a funky barbecue joint with drinks flowing on the outdoor deck. Except all of it...
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Police Department bomb squad was called in after police say someone threw a suspicious object at a patrol car. Officials say someone in another vehicle threw the object at the patrol car at a busy midtown Manhattan intersection around midnight...
LEBANON, Conn. (AP) — The mile-long Lebanon, Connecticut, town green seems little changed from the days when French troops camped there during the Revolutionary War. It is hayed each year by local farmers and, in the winter, the town turns part of it into an ice skating rink...
PLYMOUTH, Mass. (AP) — Former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez is expected to appear in court with new lawyers to defend him in the 2012 slayings of two men outside a Boston nightclub. The former tight end is already serving a life sentence in the 2013 killing of semi-...
CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland Police Chief Calvin Williams has never been far from the action during the Republican convention, taking charge when a flag-burning turned into a melee, stepping in when demonstrators nearly came to blows and joining bicycle officers on patrol. "I don'...