National

(Undated) -- Today is Halloween. The observance has its origins in an ancient Celtic fire festival. Halloween is the Eve of All Saints Day, or All Hallows Eve. It's believed to be a time when the dead and other demonic creatures rise to walk the earth again. Black cats became a...
(New York, NY) -- The U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations is watching for Ebola symptoms after a brief trip to West Africa. Samantha Power returned to New York Thursday and will report her temperature twice a day to the state health department for the next three weeks. Power...
(Gilbert, AZ) -- The issue of right to life is making its way into high school textbooks in Arizona. A suburban Phoenix school board voted 3-2 this week to edit how abortion is presented in a high school honors biology textbook used by Gilbert Public Schools. School board...
(Wichita, KS) -- Officials confirm that four people were killed this morning when a small plane crashed into a building at an airport in Wichita, Kansas. The crash of the twin-engine plane set off an explosion and a huge fireball. Five more people were injured when the plane...
(Washington, DC) -- Secretary of State John Kerry is speaking out after an offensive comment was made about Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu by an anonymous U.S. official. The official told "The Atlantic" that Netanyahu is "scared to launch wars" and referred to him as...
(Henryville, PA) -- Police in Pennsylvania say they've captured suspected cop killer Eric Frein . Freen is suspected of killing a trooper and wounding another in an attack on a police barracks on September 12th. Police spent weeks hunting for him in the woods near Henryville,...
(Wichita, KS) -- There may not be any people missing in the crash of a small plane in Wichita after all. A Wichita police lieutenant told the "Wichita Eagle" that the four who were thought to be missing are now believed to be the four people who were confirmed dead in the crash...
(New York, NY) -- The way U.S. officials are handling Ebola is having a rippling effect on medical professionals helping ailing individuals in West Africa. Doctors Without Borders says they are considering shortening assignments for some of their personnel. Other doctors and...
(Fort Kent, ME) -- A Maine nurse ordered to stay inside for 21 days after returning from West Africa is defying the state's attempt to keep her quarantined. Fort Kent Police Chief Tom Pelletier says state troopers are tracking her every move. Kaci Hickox ventured outside...