Home > News > Nation > Latest National Headlines
Latest National Headlines

Police hunker down in ambush suspect's woods

| |Saturday, Sep. 20, 2014

Authorities are hunkering down in the overnight darkness of the wooded northeast Pennsylvania neighborhood where a man suspected of the fatal ambush of a state police trooper lived with his parents.

Guilty verdict in peanut trial should send warning

| |Friday, Sep. 19, 2014

Food safety advocates say a guilty verdict in a rare federal food-poisoning trial should send a stern warning to others who may be tempted to place profits over people's welfare.

Spokane's Cupich to be next Chicago archbishop

| |Friday, Sep. 19, 2014

Bishop Blase Cupich, a moderate who has called for civility in the culture wars and has embraced Pope Francis' focus on fighting poverty, will be named the next archbishop of Chicago, The Associated Press has learned.

With Alibaba's big debut, 10 things to know

| |Friday, Sep. 19, 2014

China's e-commerce giant Alibaba began trading its shares Friday on the New York Stock Exchange. Here are ten things to know about Alibaba, and why its initial public offering made history:

5 ways to protect yourself from data breaches

| |Friday, Sep. 19, 2014

Data breaches at retailers aren't going away but there are ways consumers can protect themselves from future heists of their payment card information.

Florida State suspends Winston for entire game

| |Friday, Sep. 19, 2014

Florida State has suspended Jameis Winston for the entire game against Clemson on Saturday, extending its initial punishment of one half after the quarterback made "offensive and vulgar" comments about female anatomy earlier this week.

Jury awards $16M to families of 4 crash victims

|Friday, Sep. 19, 2014

A jury has awarded $16 million to the families of four passengers who were killed in a December 2011 helicopter crash near Lake Mead.

4 charged in shooting death of Chicago 9-year-old

|Friday, Sep. 19, 2014

Four men have been charged in the death of a 9-year-old boy who was gunned down in a backyard after becoming upset with his mother and running from his Chicago home, Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy said Friday.

Keyshia Cole arrested on suspicion of battery

|Friday, Sep. 19, 2014

Police say Grammy-nominated R&B singer Keyshia Cole has been arrested on suspicion of battery after an altercation early Friday morning in Los Angeles.

AP News in Brief at 10:58 p.m. EDT

|Friday, Sep. 19, 2014

AP Exclusive: Espionage against allies put on hold while risks and rewards are examined