Come here often? Make XFINITY.com your homepage » close

Get instant access to XFINITY.com. Download the XFINITY® One Click Google extension» close

close

Your XFINITY Connect session has timed out due to inactivity. Click here to go back close

US National News Stories and Headlines from Around the Country

Ad Info - Ad Feedback

AP Exclusive: Big rigs often go faster than tires can handle

Loading... Share No Thanks

DETROIT (AP) — Many tractor-trailers on the nation's roads are driven faster than the 75 mph their tires are designed to handle, a practice ... Full Story

Featured News

  • AP Exclusive: Big rigs often go faster than tires can handle
    AP Exclusive: Big rigs often go faster than tires can handle

    DETROIT (AP) — Many tractor-trailers on the nation's roads are driven faster than the 75 mph their tires are designed to handle, a practice that has been linked to wrecks and blowouts but has largely escaped the attention of highway officials.

  • Fight over religious objection proposals shifts to Arkansas
    Fight over religious objection proposals shifts to Arkansas

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The fight over religious objection proposals facing increasing criticism from businesses and advocates who call them a license to discriminate against gays and lesbians has shifted toward Arkansas, which was poised to become the second state this year to enact such a measur.

  • Computer expert: Tsarnaev's brother searched for bomb parts
    Computer expert: Tsarnaev's brother searched for bomb parts

    BOSTON (AP) — A computer expert testifying in the Boston Marathon bombing trial says Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's (joh-HAHR' tsahr-NEYE'-ehvz) older brother did Internet searches on bombing components in the weeks before the 2013 terror attack.

  • A look at widely criticized Indiana law on religious freedom
    A look at widely criticized Indiana law on religious freedom

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana lawmakers have been scrambling to control damage from a widely criticized new law that critics fear could permit discrimination against gays and lesbians. The state is among about a dozen where measures aimed at preventing government from infringing on people's religiousbeliefs have been introduced this year.

  • Patriots owner: Aaron Hernandez told me he was innocent

    FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — New England Patriots team owner Robert Kraft testified Tuesday that his former star tight end Aaron Hernandez told him he was innocent when asked if he was involved in a June 2013 killing.

  • Police search for armed prisoner after hospital escape
    Police search for armed prisoner after hospital escape

    FALLS CHURCH, Va. (AP) — One shot was fired early Tuesday as a guard wrestled with a prisoner, who then fled a northern Virginia hospital with a gun setting off an hours-long lockdown and search, police said.

  • Questions remain in officer-involved shooting at NSA
    Questions remain in officer-involved shooting at NSA

    FORT MEADE, Md. (AP) — The warnings are strong and security is always tight, but most drivers are versed in the daily routine as thousands of employees and contractors stream through the closely guarded entrance to the National Security Agency.

  • Pharmacist group says members shouldn't aid in executions
    Pharmacist group says members shouldn't aid in executions

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — In a move that could heighten the hurdles faced by states attempting to execute prisoners, a leading association for U.S. pharmacists has officially discouraged its members from providing drugs for use in lethal injections.

  • Church van crashes into canal, killing 8 and injuring 10
    Church van crashes into canal, killing 8 and injuring 10

    FORT PIERCE, Fla. (AP) — The congregants of a close-knit Haitian church gathered Monday around Nicolas Alexis, hoping to learn what happened to 18 friends and loved ones who had been expected to return that morning from a late Palm Sunday service.

  • NYC blast probe highlights problem of stealing gas
    NYC blast probe highlights problem of stealing gas

    NEW YORK (AP) — It was a run-of-the-mill complaint — a smell of gas — with a troubling explanation: Someone had improperly tapped into a Manhattan building's gas line, and it was leaking.

Photo Gallery

Adobe Flash Player Update

You seem to be missing the correct version of Flash!

We'll help you get started. Get the latest Flash Player.

GET FLASH

Most Popular News

  • Church van crashes into canal, killing 8 and injuring 10
    Church van crashes into canal, killing 8 and injuring 10

    2 Recommendations

    FORT PIERCE, Fla. (AP) — The congregants of a close-knit Haitian church gathered Monday around Nicolas Alexis, hoping to learn what happened to 18 friends and loved ones who had been expected to return that morning from a late Palm Sunday service.

  • US forces to hold exercises in Ukraine

    1 Recommendations

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — The United States plans to send soldiers to Ukraine in April for training exercises with units of the country's national guard.

  • 10 Things to Know for Today
    10 Things to Know for Today

    1 Recommendations

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

  • Questions remain in officer-involved shooting at NSA
    Questions remain in officer-involved shooting at NSA

    1 Recommendations

    FORT MEADE, Md. (AP) — The warnings are strong and security is always tight, but most drivers are versed in the daily routine as thousands of employees and contractors stream through the closely guarded entrance to the National Security Agency.

Ad Info - Ad Feedback

Loading...