Amy Forliti, Associated Press | Posted Aug 24th - 4:02pm
A survivor of the 2007 Minneapolis bridge collapse that killed 13 people is now facing terror charges after authorities say he went to Syria to join the Islamic State group, according to court documents filed Wednesday.
Black students and students with disabilities attending public schools in Virginia's capital city are more severely and more frequently punished than their classmates, according to a complaint filed Wednesday with the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Civil Rights.
Ken Kusmer, Associated Press | Posted Aug 24th - 3:52pm
At least two tornadoes struck cities in central Indiana on Wednesday, tearing the roof off apartment buildings, sending air conditioners falling onto parked cars and cutting power to thousands of people.
The Latest on a federal complaint alleging that public schools in Virginia's capital city more frequently and more harshly punish black students and those with disabilities than their classmates (all times local):
Tim Talley, Associated Press | Posted Aug 24th - 3:41pm
The runner-up in a Democratic runoff election for an Oklahoma congressional seat in which the two candidates are separated by only 40 votes said Wednesday he has not decided whether to seek a recount, as the front-runner refocused his campaign against the Republican incumbent in November's general election.
Jason Dearen, Associated Press | Posted Aug 24th - 3:31pm
The captain of the doomed freighter El Faro ordered his crew to abandon ship about 10 hours after leaving a Florida port and becoming caught in a hurricane last year, audio from the sunken ship's "black box" shows.
Steve Karnowski, Associated Press | Posted Aug 24th - 3:21pm
U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar criticized the sharp price hikes for EpiPens, the emergency drug injectors for severe allergic reactions, saying Wednesday that it's "outrageous" that manufacturer Mylan is making money off of those who have few alternatives.