The Latest on disagreements over a North Carolina law that limits transgender people to using the public restroom aligned with their biological sex and governments in passing their own anti-discrimination rules (all times local):
Matthew Perrone, Associated Press | Posted May 5th - 1:30pm
The federal government on Thursday announced sweeping new rules for electronic cigarettes that will for the first time require the devices and their ingredients to be reviewed, a mandate that could offer some protection for consumers and upend a multibillion dollar industry that has gone largely unregulated.
Meg Kinnard, Associated Press | Posted May 5th - 1:00pm
A ropes course where a Florida teen died last summer was exempt from state inspections governing amusement rides, South Carolina regulators have concluded, a reversal of what they said immediately after her death.
University of California President Janet Napolitano has retained the former chief federal prosecutor for Northern California to lead an investigation into whether the chancellor of UC Davis violated university conflict-of-interest and ethics policies.
Justin Juozapavicius, Associated Press | Posted May 5th - 11:20am
Oklahoma is accustomed to being at the back of the class in funding for public education: It ranks 48th among the 50 states plus the District of Columbia in teacher pay and 49th in spending per student.
Maria Danilova, Associated Press | Posted May 5th - 11:20am
International leaders and local officials on Thursday pledged to work hard to stem the rise of global temperatures by investing in public transportation and electric cars, planting trees and switching to solar energy.