David Eggert, Associated Press | Posted Aug 24th - 11:41am
It would be a mistake for state officials to close underperforming schools for academic reasons for the first time in Michigan because it would devastate communities while not improving student achievement, concerned educators said Wednesday.
Felicia Fonseca and Beatriz Costa-Lima, Associated Press | Posted Aug 24th - 11:31am
When Asha Jones and other Grand Canyon interns arrived for their summer at the national park, they were struck by its sheer immensity, beauty and world-class hiking trails. Soon, they noticed something else.
Rachelle Blidner, Associated Press | Posted Aug 24th - 11:13am
A Mississippi firefighter who received the world's most extensive face transplant after a burning building collapsed on him said Wednesday that he feels like "a normal guy" for the first time in 15 years.
Matt Volz, Associated Press | Posted Aug 24th - 11:10am
The sponsor of a proposed initiative to repeal Montana's medical marijuana law said Wednesday he won't appeal a judge's refusal to place the measure on November's ballot, but instead will focus on defeating a separate initiative to expand medical pot distribution.
Dan Sewell, Associated Press | Posted Aug 24th - 11:10am
State Supreme Court justices and other high-ranking officials huddled Wednesday to discuss ways to coordinate efforts to battle the drug abuse epidemic in a judicial summit involving some of the hardest-hit states.
Ryan J. Foley, Associated Press | Posted Aug 24th - 11:10am
A black teenager who was shown on video getting thrown down by a white police officer in Iowa received thousands of dollars to keep quiet about a settlement including a secrecy provision that may violate state law.