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Massachusetts teen's lawyer seeks police messages

SALEM, Mass. (AP) — A lawyer for the Massachusetts teenager charged with killing his high school math teacher is questioning the timeline give…

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Va. seeks volunteers for U.Va. student search

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — State emergency management officials are seeking volunteers for what they call a mass search Saturday for a missing Unive…

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Report faults, town, UMass for party problems

AMHERST, Mass. (AP) — A new report examining what went wrong at the so-called Blarney Blowout parties in Amherst last March faults both the Un…

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Hamm, other stars join campaign against assault

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House has enlisted Hollywood stars including Jon Hamm of "Mad Men" and Connie Britton of "Nashville" to help fight…

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Fake tweets stir debate about parody, lawsuit

Fake tweets stir debate about parody, lawsuit

CHICAGO (AP) — Jon Daniel was watching cartoons with one of his sons when he created a spoof Twitter account in the name of the Peoria mayor. …

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Search for ambush suspect centers on dense woods

Search for ambush suspect centers on dense woods

SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania State Police paused to pay tribute to their fallen comrade, then got back to work hunting for the man suspec…

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Man arrested in killing of DC father of 4

WASHINGTON (AP) — Police have arrested a man in the shooting death of a Washington, D.C. father of four who was an aspiring medic.

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Mayo cited for burns to monkey during research

ROCHESTER, Minn. (AP) — Mayo Clinic has been cited by federal authorities for accidentally burning a monkey during a research procedure.

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Dempsey lauds French airstrike against militants

Dempsey lauds French airstrike against militants

CAEN, France (AP) — The chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff, Gen. Martin Dempsey, says the U.S. appreciates France's airstrike against …

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Md. teen sues over fraudulent school psychologist

ROCKVILLE, Md. (AP) — A Maryland teenager is suing Montgomery County and the estate of a man who masqueraded as a school psychologist for more…

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10 Things to Know for Today

10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

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Arena Stage opens season with 'The Shoplifters'

WASHINGTON (AP) — Arena Stage is opening its new theater season with the premiere of the new comedy "The Shoplifters" about society's haves, a…

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Georgetown student died of bacterial meningitis

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Georgetown student who died after contracting meningitis had the most serious form of the infection.

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Convicted Florida felon kills his 6 grandchildren

Convicted Florida felon kills his 6 grandchildren

BELL, Fla. (AP) — A man who spent time in prison a decade ago for the shooting death of his young son killed six of his grandchildren, includi…

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Case of American jailed in Cuba back in US court

WASHINGTON (AP) — An attorney for a Maryland man who has spent over four years imprisoned in Cuba will argue before a federal appeals court th…

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Scots reject independence in historic vote

Scots reject independence in historic vote

EDINBURGH, Scotland (AP) — Scottish voters have resoundingly rejected independence, deciding to remain part of the United Kingdom after a hist…

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Deliberations to resume in Ga. salmonella trial

ALBANY, Ga. (AP) — Jurors are scheduled to continue working toward a verdict in the trial of a Georgia peanut plant owner charged in a salmone…

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Judge to hear objections to Hopkins settlement

BALTIMORE (AP) — A Baltimore judge was set to hear objections Friday to a preliminary $190 million dollar settlement between Johns Hopkins Hos…

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Man faces arson charge in huge California wildfire

Man faces arson charge in huge California wildfire

PLACERVILLE, Calif. (AP) — Thousands of firefighters kept a huge and still-growing wildfire from burning homes in Northern California while a …

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Driver freed in Stratosphere crash commits suicide

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A hotel room suicide of a man who was freed from jail after being accused of intentionally crashing his vehicle into the Stra…

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Officials to discuss recovery of fox squirrel

CAMBRIDGE, Md. (AP) — Maryland and federal officials are scheduled to talk about recovery efforts of the Delmarva Peninsula fox squirrel.

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GOP holds Hagan to standard she used in 2008

GOP holds Hagan to standard she used in 2008

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Six years ago, little-known North Carolina state legislator Kay Hagan upset Sen. Elizabeth Dole after Hagan and her Democ…

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Glossary of extremists in Mideast and Africa

Glossary of extremists in Mideast and Africa

President Barack Obama presses ahead with his campaign to diminish and eventually defeat Islamic State group extremists in Iraq and Syria, but…

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Congress backs Obama on aid to Syrian rebels

Congress backs Obama on aid to Syrian rebels

WASHINGTON (AP) — Legislation requested by President Barack Obama authorizing the military to arm and train moderate Syrian rebels fighting Is…

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Foes of political redistricting process to relay

BALTIMORE (AP) — Opponents of Maryland's congressional redistricting process are holding a 225-mile relay this weekend to call attention to ge…

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