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Gov. Edwards elected chair of regional education board

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 27th - 1:31am

Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards has been elected chair of the Southern Regional Education Board.

Quotations in the News

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 27th - 1:10am

Northern Ireland Secretary Theresa Villiers, who played down the suggestion that the Scottish Parliament or the Northern Ireland Assembly had the standing to prevent a British departure from the EU.

Pilot faulted in plane's crash while filming zombie movie

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 27th - 12:50am

Federal investigators have issued a report faulting a pilot for the 2014 crash of an experimental plane during filming of a zombie movie in Florida.

Alaska rafting deaths highlight response challenges

Rachel D'Oro, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 27th - 12:50am

The recent deaths of two women during a rafting excursion illustrate not only how unpredictably dangerous Alaska's wilderness can be, but also how limited resources are in the nation's largest state.

Louisville offers new health care degree program

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 26th - 10:40pm

The University of Louisville is accepting applications for a new degree program in health care leadership aimed at working adults.

Ohio officials teaming up at forum on opioid addiction

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 26th - 10:30pm

An Ohio congressman is joining with state officials to host a forum looking at opioid addiction in the state.

Florida charity: Zika raises risks for homeless families

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 26th - 10:20pm

A Tampa charity is distributing insect repellent and mosquito nets to the homeless to help protect them from mosquito bites.

Wounded Pennsylvania officer to be released from hospital

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 26th - 10:10pm

A police officer who was shot seven times as he was conducting a drug investigation is set to be released from a Philadelphia hospital.

Oregon refuge takeover is over, but aftershocks remain

Andrew Selsky, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 26th - 9:30pm

Winter and spring have passed since an armed occupation of a federal wildlife refuge ended, but its aftershocks are still shaking this high desert region of Oregon, with activists setting up "Camp Freedom" where an occupier was killed and organizing a recall election this week against a top county official.

The Latest: Crews make progress against California wildfire

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 26th - 9:30pm

The Latest on wildfires burning in the West (all times local):

Rainbow flags, images of shooting victims at pride parades

Verena Dobnik and Jennifer Peltz, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 26th - 9:21pm

Rainbow flags were held high along with portraits of the dead as thousands of people marched Sunday in gay pride parades tempered by this month's massacre at a Florida gay nightclub.

Get cash back for your student loans

Katie Lobosco, CNN  |  Posted  Jun 26th - 9:04pm

A new debit card offers 1% cash back on all your purchases and the money will automatically transfer to your student loans.

AP NewsAlert

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 26th - 9:00pm

Chile wins second straight Copa America title, beating Argentina on penalty kicks after 0-0 tie.

Officials: 11-year-old was bit by shark at Atlantic Beach

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 26th - 8:50pm

Officials say an 11-year-old boy was bit by a shark off the coast of North Carolina, the second incident in as many weeks.

2 teens shot by officers on Interstate ramp in Atlanta

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 26th - 8:01pm

Authorities say officers shot two teenagers after a vehicle carrying the suspects tried to escape police by ramming into a patrol car on an interstate ramp in Atlanta.

The Latest: 10 hospitalized in clash at California capitol

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 26th - 7:21pm

The Latest on a clash between a right-wing protesters and counter protesters that left at least seven people with stab wounds (all times local):

'Dory' overwhelms 'Independence Day,' 'Shallows' surprises

Jake Coyle, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 26th - 5:45pm

The "Finding Dory" tidal wave overwhelmed the sputtering sequel "Independence Day: Resurgence," as the alien-invasion redux was drowned out by the popular Pixar release in North American theaters.

Woman, 3 girls injured after car plunges off cliff

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 26th - 5:31pm

Authorities say a woman and three children were seriously injured after they car they were in swerved off a Pennsylvania cliff and plunged 150 feet.

More storms on tap for flood-ravaged West Virginia

John Raby and Dave Morrison, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 26th - 5:11pm

As West Virginians continued surveying damage in a state so devastated by floods that one said her community "smelled like death," residents braced for the prospect of more rain.

Business student crowned Miss Maryland

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 26th - 5:11pm

Hannah Brewer has won the Miss Maryland pageant and will compete for the crown of Miss America in September.