06/11/2014 1:00amMon General Hospital and WVU Hospitals are working together to provide radiation therapy services to cancer patients.
06/11/2014 1:20amA first-of-its-kind court ruling that concluded California's union-backed teacher tenure, layoff and dismissal laws infringe on students' rights to an equal public education adds fire to a debate over whether the job protections afforded professional educators are partly to blame for what ails the nation's schools, experts said.
06/11/2014 1:31amThe man behind the successful lawsuit to declare California's teacher-tenure laws unconstitutional is a wealthy Silicon Valley entrepreneur who says he has no gripe with teachers unions, only with incompetent teachers.
06/11/2014 1:41amScientists investigating a mysterious radiation leak at the federal government's underground nuclear waste dump have identified five other potentially explosive containers of waste from Los Alamos National Laboratory that are being stored at a site in West Texas, New Mexico Environment Secretary Ryan Flynn told a legislative panel Tuesday.
06/11/2014 1:41amA proposed ban against New York health professionals trying to change a child's sexual orientation through therapy comes too late for Matthew Shurka, a 26-year-old Long Island man who says he remains emotionally scarred from five years of attempts to "cure" his homosexuality.
06/11/2014 1:41amThe University of Alaska Fairbanks has been penalized $127,100 by the U.S. Department of Agriculture after 12 musk oxen died from malnutrition at the school's large animal research station earlier this decade.
06/11/2014 2:01amThe Air Force intends to offer bonus money and other incentives to members of its nuclear missile corps as part of a broader plan to fix what ails the force.
06/11/2014 2:50amHurricane Cristina forms in Pacific off Mexico's coast; additional strengthening expected.
06/11/2014 3:00amHurricane Cristina has formed off Mexico's Pacific coast.
06/11/2014 3:20amNearly 30 top teachers from around Illinois are being honored at the governor's mansion in Springfield.
06/11/2014 3:30amA judge in Atlanta has dismissed a lawsuit seeking in-state university tuition for young people brought to the U.S. illegally as children.
06/11/2014 3:50amDetroit's public school district says technical difficulties led to the failure to apply for an estimated $4 million Head Start grant.
06/11/2014 4:01amAbout 260 students will get their high school diplomas this weekend from a state-run military academy for former dropouts.
06/11/2014 4:20amHealth officials say an adult from southeastern Utah tested positive for measles in May.
06/11/2014 4:20amDistrict of Columbia Democratic mayoral nominee Muriel Bowser says she would keep Kaya Henderson as chancellor of the District's public schools.
06/11/2014 4:30amA California school administrator has been selected as the next superintendent of the Juneau School District.
06/11/2014 5:00amOfficials of Success Academy Charter Schools have applied for permits to open 14 additional schools in New York City.
06/11/2014 5:30amA Veterans Affairs outpatient clinic in Greenbrier County is temporarily closed after several employees became ill.
06/11/2014 5:30amAfter 25 years, the Douglas County AIDS Project plans to close.
06/11/2014 6:10amA 28-year-old single mother, who has the same name as someone wanted by authorities, has been wrongly arrested twice by a northern Florida sheriff's office.
06/11/2014 6:40amSan Jose officials have passed tough new medical marijuana rules that will require the vast majority of city dispensaries to close within a year.
06/11/2014 7:01amFour U.S. research universities have formed a consortium to improve the way in which educational content is shared among schools.
06/11/2014 7:01amThe Calcasieu Parish School Board has voted to deny an application from Louisiana Achievement Charter Academy to open two charter schools.
06/11/2014 7:20amThe South Dakota School of Mines and Technology is adding a minor in petroleum systems as part of a broader initiative to focus on the booming energy industry.
06/11/2014 7:20amA report released by Rutgers University calls for making one of the school's governing bodies smaller.
06/11/2014 7:25amA Washington state Court of Appeals has reinstated a child pornography charge against Steven Powell, and the Pierce County prosecutor says he plans to bring him to trial.
06/11/2014 7:30amEastern Virginia Medical School's board has approved a 2 percent increase in in-state tuition for the upcoming academic year.
06/11/2014 7:30amPolice have charged two more men in connection with the 2011 disappearance and slaying of a Tennessee nursing student.
06/11/2014 7:30amA Madison man has made a plea deal with prosecutors who say he brandished a BB handgun at three students at Northeast Community College in Norfolk.
06/11/2014 7:40amThree of four rafters flipped into the Salmon River at Lake Creek Rapids made it back to the boat but a fourth rafter swept downstream died.
06/11/2014 8:01amA 12-year-old boy and 20-year-old man have been arrested in the theft of $50,000 in gold coins from a Cottonwood Heights home.
06/11/2014 8:01amA 48-year-old northern Idaho man is facing a second-degree murder charge following the shooting death of a 41-year-old man.
06/11/2014 8:01amA University of Oregon professor considered an expert on sexual violence research says she's shocked the university has rejected her proposal for a survey that could reveal rates of sexual victimization on campus in Eugene.
06/11/2014 8:11amGov. Gary Herbert has announced appointments to fill two vacant district judgeships.
06/11/2014 8:31amPolice are looking for a man and woman who impersonated police officers to make off with a man's wallet and car in Salt Lake City.
06/11/2014 8:42amAuthorities near Cleveland say a body has been found hanging in a tree outside an elementary school.
06/11/2014 8:51amThe new classrooms slated for Green T. Lindon Elementary and Youngsville Middle schools may not be ready for students by the start of the school year in August and officials blame a frigid winter and strong rainstorms.
06/11/2014 9:11amPendleton Heights junior Brandon Boynton is receiving national attention for a mobile application designed to stop bullying.
06/11/2014 9:21amHigh school students prepare for graduation long before commencement arrives, and the race to be at the top of the class can be competitive. Edgewood High School graduate Cierra Beyers feels she never had a chance to win that race, even though she had a solid head start.
06/11/2014 9:31amA Wisconsin blood center has launched a new donation drive in hopes of collecting hundreds of pints by mid-August.
06/11/2014 9:40amGov. Jack Dalrymple has appointed North Dakota State University graduate student Christopher McEwen to serve as the student member of the state Board of Higher Education.
06/11/2014 9:45amAn Arizona man arrested for unlawfully discharging a firearm told authorities that he was trying to shoot the moon.
06/11/2014 10:01amZoning officials in Shelton have banned facilities that grow or dispense medical marijuana.
06/11/2014 10:10amA judge said Wednesday that he will rule in about three weeks on a Virginia death row inmate's claim that a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision in another case precludes his execution.
06/11/2014 10:21amHealth officials in Tennessee say they are investigating what could be a new mosquito-borne virus in the state.
06/11/2014 10:31amResidents of Maine's largest city have approved a referendum to save a half-acre downtown park and give more protections to the city's open spaces.
06/11/2014 10:31amGovernment lawyers will review how the Obama administration releases some criminal immigrants facing deportation, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson told Congress on Wednesday.
06/11/2014 10:32amInvestigators searching for two Detroit children interviewed the husband of their mother whose decomposed body was found in a vacant house this week, police said Wednesday.
06/11/2014 10:41amTwo Kansas school districts have been granted sweeping waivers exempting them from most state laws and regulations governing public schools, even though the state Board of Education's own attorney thinks the law allowing those waivers is probably unconstitutional.
06/11/2014 10:50amA wildfire that disrupted an Oregon couple's wedding also gave them the photograph of a lifetime.
06/11/2014 10:51amA vacant luxury house appears on the verge of tumbling 75 feet into a Central Texas lake because a cliff is collapsing beneath the property.
06/11/2014 10:51amA state Public Charter School Commission official says a Kalihi school has stopped paying employees and may be asked to shut down.
06/11/2014 11:00amAuthorities say an airplane was forced to land at a Phoenix airport after a passenger who had been drinking became unruly.
06/11/2014 11:11amThe state is shielding interviews its attorneys conducted with about 20 prison employees involved in the January execution of an inmate who repeatedly gasped and snorted as he was put to death.
06/11/2014 11:11amA 10-year-old Northern California boy is celebrating a milestone most people don't reach until they are in their late teens.
06/11/2014 11:31amA new class of 43 people was selected to participate in a program to develop science, technology, engineering and math teachers for several Michigan rural and urban school districts, officials announced Wednesday.
06/11/2014 11:51amAP sources: House Maj. Leader Cantor tells associates he will quit leadership post this summer.
06/11/2014 11:51amKansas officials have doubts about releasing much of the results from statewide math and reading tests taken by public school students earlier this year because of glitches in the computerized testing system and cyberattacks.
06/11/2014 11:51amSenate Republicans on Wednesday blocked legislation aimed at letting people refinance their student loans at lower rates, a pre-ordained outcome that gave Democrats a fresh election-year talking point against the GOP.
06/11/2014 11:51amA southern Illinois math teacher accused of videotaping girls in a high school locker room now has been charged with illegally videotaping girls in a motel bathroom.
06/11/2014 11:51amCharter schools in North Carolina may soon be subject to the state's open records and meetings law.
06/11/2014 12:01pmThe Western Governors' Association has selected Nevada Republican Gov. Brian Sandoval as its new chairman.
06/11/2014 12:01pmA defense lawyer says authorities are overreaching with a murder charge against an Alabama father charged in the slaying of his daughter's sexual abuser.
06/11/2014 12:11pmThe FBI says it has opened a criminal investigation into the Department of Veterans Affairs.
06/11/2014 12:11pmSan Francisco voters will decide in November whether to raise the city's minimum wage to $15 an hour in 2018.
06/11/2014 12:14pmThe deaths of five Americans killed in a U.S. airstrike in Afghanistan stand as a fresh reminder of the dangers of friendly fire, an element of war that is older than the nation.
06/11/2014 12:21pmThe Saline County Commission has refused to reconsider a vote rejecting a grant to provide a type of birth control to county residents.
06/11/2014 12:21pmA judge has ordered a 20-year-old ex-con to stand trial for murder and armed robbery in the shooting death of a 20-year-old Michigan State University student at his off-campus apartment.
06/11/2014 12:22pmPolice: Shooter at Oregon high school had assault rifle, handgun, several magazines of ammo.
06/11/2014 12:31pmDemonstrators protesting a series of Albuquerque police shootings say they clashed Wednesday with workers of a hotel where the police chief told a group of business leaders that he took the job to reform the department that's been criticized by the federal government for its use of force.
06/11/2014 12:41pmThe Navy has relieved the skipper of a San Diego-based cruiser following a ship inspection at its home port.
06/11/2014 12:51pmPolice say a 15-year-old gunman at an Oregon high school had an assault rifle, handgun and several magazines of ammunition during the attack.
06/11/2014 1:01pmResearchers in eastern Idaho plan to use unmanned robotic aircraft starting Sunday to get high-resolution digital images of sagebrush habitats.
06/11/2014 1:01pmIn a June 10 story about a western Maryland physician charged with molesting a patient, The Associated Press reported erroneously the number of states with clinics operated by MedExpress Urgent Care. The company has clinics in 10 states, not nine.
06/11/2014 1:21pmThe U.S. Coast Guard says a man is lucky to be alive after he was rescued 11 days into an attempted kayak voyage from California to Hawaii.
06/11/2014 1:21pmA 6-year-old Utah boy found chained to a bed while his father was at work probably was shackled like that each of the past 10 days since the school year ended, authorities said Wednesday.
06/11/2014 1:32pmA man suspected of shooting his 2-year-old son in the head during a dispute with the child's mother has been charged with aggravated murder.
06/11/2014 1:32pmNearly one-fifth of Texas high school Class of 2015 students are not on track to graduate because they still need to take at least one state-mandated exam, according to data released Wednesday.
06/11/2014 1:33pmDea Millerberg pleaded guilty Wednesday to three felonies for her involvement in the 2011 death of Alexis Rasmussen, a 16-year-old who baby-sat for her and her husband in their North Ogden home.
06/11/2014 1:41pmA drum of fuel left too close to a bonfire exploded in the desert in southern Nevada this week, injuring seven young people who gathered to celebrate a high school graduation ceremony, fire officials and a witness said.
06/11/2014 1:51pmThe FBI has opened a criminal investigation into the Department of Veterans Affairs after a scathing watchdog report that found sweeping problems in the medical system for military veterans, FBI Director James Comey said Wednesday.
06/11/2014 2:01pmLas Vegas police are correcting earlier accounts of the dying moments of a couple who killed two patrol officers in a pizza shop and an armed man who tried to stop them in a Wal-Mart store.
06/11/2014 2:01pmAn Ohio man has pleaded guilty to raping and killing a 9-year-old girl whose body was found in a trash bin at the trailer park where they lived.
06/11/2014 2:11pmA 12-year-old girl accused of stabbing a friend in a quest to please a spooky fictional character will have a mental evaluation, while an attorney for a second girl also charged in the crime said Wednesday that he could raise the issue of competency later.
06/11/2014 2:21pmThe chairwoman of the Senate committee responsible for a bill funding implementation of "Obamacare" has canceled a vote on the measure after Republicans signaled they would force a series of politically painful votes on endangered committee Democrats.
06/11/2014 2:21pmDeSoto County supervisors have selected Fiodor Baraniuk for director of county Emergency Medical Services.
06/11/2014 2:31pmDean Hall of Gresham has heard the warnings about how swimming in the Willamette might be hazardous to his health.
06/11/2014 2:41pmThe Oklahoma House's top Democrat is wants an attorney general's opinion on the constitutionality of a legislative dictate that diverted almost $7.9 million from the Oklahoma Higher Learning Access Program.
06/11/2014 2:41pmA man is dead and a police officer is wounded after a pre-dawn shootout in a residential neighborhood in Henderson.
06/11/2014 2:41pmSixteen years after the disappearance of a University at Albany student, lawmakers have passed a measure requiring New York colleges and universities to inform local law enforcement of a missing student or a violent felony within 24 hours.
06/11/2014 2:41pmAnother day, another groundbreaking for New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie.
06/11/2014 2:41pmA longtime administrator with the Lauderdale County School District has been named superintendent of the Philadelphia Public School District.
06/11/2014 2:41pmKentucky's troubled retirement system will appeal a recent federal bankruptcy ruling that officials fear could threaten the solvency of the state's $15.7 billion pension fund.
06/11/2014 2:41pmA south-central Kentucky doctor was charged Wednesday with prescribing pain medications outside of her professional practice and with doing so in one instance that resulted in the death of a patient.
06/11/2014 2:51pmCantor says he will step down as House majority leader on July 31 .
06/11/2014 2:51pmVirginia GOP Rep. Eric Cantor to colleagues: I'll step down as House majority leader July 31.
06/11/2014 2:51pmOfficials say Bowe Bergdahl, the Army sergeant recuperating from five years in Taliban captivity, enlisted in the Coast Guard in January 2006 but left after 26 days in basic training at Cape May, New Jersey.
06/11/2014 2:51pmThe Michigan appeals court has affirmed the murder conviction of a man accused in a series of fatal stabbings in 2010, saying there was nothing improper about telling jurors about other attacks.
06/11/2014 3:11pmLawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev said Wednesday they will ask a judge to move his trial out of Boston, where there's been saturation media coverage of the terror attack that killed three people and injured more than 260.
06/11/2014 3:12pmA New York City club manager and four women described as professional strippers are facing charges that the women scammed wealthy men by spiking their drinks and driving them to strip clubs that ran up tens of thousands of dollars on their credit cards. An attorney for the suspected ringleader said Wednesday his client denies the charges.