National Headline News

RUSKIN, Fla. (AP) — A man who flew a gyrocopter through some of America's most restricted airspace before landing at the U.S. Capitol says his employer, the United States Postal Service, is taking steps to fire him. Doug Hughes said Wednesday the agency intends to fire him for "...
CLEVELAND (AP) — The investigation into the fatal shooting of a 12-year-old black boy holding a pellet gun by a white Cleveland patrolman was turned over Wednesday to a county prosecutor, who will ask a grand jury to determine if criminal charges should be filed against the...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A man sentenced to a mental health facility for stalking actress Mila Kunis was recaptured Wednesday in Santa Monica, four days after he escaped from the institution, sheriff's officials said. Deputies with the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department's major...
CHICAGO (AP) — A Shuttle America flight attendant "will no longer serve United customers" following an investigation into a Muslim chaplain's complaint of discriminatory treatment during a flight, an airline spokesman said Wednesday. In an email to The Associated Press, United...
SALTON CITY, Calif. (AP) — Once-bustling marinas on shallow water in California's largest lake a few years ago are bone-dry. Carcasses of oxygen-starved tilapia lie on desolate shores. Flocks of eared grebes and shoreline birds bob up and down to feast on marine life. An air of...
MARYSVILLE, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio National Guardsman convicted of sexually abusing his three adopted daughters was sentenced Wednesday to life in prison without the possibility of parole. The Marysville man, 42, had been charged with 35 crimes, including rape, sexual battery,...
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon lawmakers are considering a bill that could make their state the easiest place in the nation for women to access birth control. The proposal advancing through the Legislature would allow pharmacists to write prescriptions for contraceptives after women...
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A pamphlet drawing of a man being gored and flung into the air graphically warns tourists in Yellowstone National Park not to get too close to bison: They're wild animals and can be very dangerous. Rangers distribute the flyer to people as they enter the...
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Arlington National Cemetery says a Louisiana National Guardsman who was killed in a helicopter crash in the Gulf of Mexico can't be buried at the hallowed grounds because he was killed during a training exercise. The burial plots are only for service members...