06/10/2014 12:50amA Fairfax County educator has been named at the 2014 Virginia History Teacher of the Year.
06/10/2014 1:00amWest Virginia officials are honoring 55 teachers that received National Board Certification in 2013.
06/10/2014 1:10amA state Board of Education member appointed by Ohio Gov. John Kasich (KAY'-sik) is resigning from the 19-member panel.
06/10/2014 1:20amAt an intersection in the middle of Washington, a quick listen usually tells Ben Davidson the town is bouncing back from last November's destructive tornado.
06/10/2014 1:50amIndiana's Higher Education Commission is recognizing 15 more of the state's counties for their efforts to boost the number of residents completing a post-secondary education program.
06/10/2014 1:50amThe arrival of summerlike weather is a good time for pet owners to remember their animals can suffer from the heat and seasonal complications as much or more than humans.
06/10/2014 2:41amChicago has started its annual summer reading program.
06/10/2014 2:50amMembers of the Georgia Schools Boards Association are expected to meet later this week in Savannah.
06/10/2014 3:10amAcademics from across the country are going to be at Middlebury College to learn about ways to encourage young people to be social entrepreneurs.
06/10/2014 3:20amTroy James Knapp lived for years in the wilderness of Utah, avoiding people and eating small game he shot with weapons stolen during cabin break-ins. Sometimes, he'd raid the pantry and rumple the bed sheets before setting out alone again on snowshoes with a rifle slung over his shoulder.
06/10/2014 3:40amA planned protest which could clog a predominantly Orthodox Jewish community in New Jersey with hundreds of cars has been postponed for a day.
06/10/2014 4:00amTwo people are dead after their small plane crashed into a central Florida neighborhood.
06/10/2014 4:10amFederal prosecutors have charged a Morris County couple who owned a mobile diagnostic testing company with conspiring to commit health care fraud.
06/10/2014 4:30amDefense official says 5 NATO soldiers killed in southern Afghanistan attack are American.
06/10/2014 4:30amTropical Storm Cristina is expected to strengthen as it swirls off Mexico's Pacific coast.
06/10/2014 4:40amA North Texas school board has censured a new member who made anti-Muslim online comments about another elected community leader.
06/10/2014 5:50amA former Mandan High School student accused of bringing a loaded gun to school has pleaded not guilty to four charges.
06/10/2014 6:00amA collection of Native American art and artifacts have been donated to a small private college in northeast Oklahoma.
06/10/2014 6:30amA payroll manager for the city of Waterbury has been charged with stealing more than $170,000 from the Silas Bronson Library.
06/10/2014 6:50amFor a set of twins, being joined at the hip is not just a cliche — that was basically true for the first 10 months of their life.
06/10/2014 7:10amThe Lafourche Parish School Board will meet Wednesday to discuss several issues, including annual evaluations of Superintendent Jo Ann Matthews.
06/10/2014 7:20amA former sex education and health teacher at a central Massachusetts charter school has been charged with raping a 14-year-old boy.
06/10/2014 7:30amA body pulled from the Snake River in south-central Idaho late last month has been identified as a 23-year-old Nampa man.
06/10/2014 7:39amA Pennsylvania school district says an aide has been suspended after she tricked students into eating pet snacks by telling them they were cookies.
06/10/2014 7:41amThe College of Charleston will start a tobacco-free policy July 1.
06/10/2014 8:00amAvista has stepped up its program of replacing transformers containing PCBs in the cooling oil.
06/10/2014 8:00amThe chairman of the House Appropriations Committee says Mississippi Rep. Alan Nunnelee has undergone surgery for a brain tumor.
06/10/2014 8:00amAn investigation is underway into the death of a sanitation worker in Moab.
06/10/2014 8:21amA crazy socks party has been planned in Texas to celebrate the 90th birthday of former President George H. W. Bush, who's known for similar funky footwear.
06/10/2014 8:31amA man with autism has sued the city of Layton, saying he wrongly spent four days in jail because police mistook him for a career criminal whose name is almost the same.
06/10/2014 8:46amState wildlife officials are warning that young deer and elk tend to venture out of the woods and into Utah neighborhoods during summer months.
06/10/2014 9:01amThe number of Americans with diabetes has increased again — now more than 29 million people have the illness.
06/10/2014 9:01amA 56-year-old Boise man accused of trying to run over three people with a vehicle on a lawn in Boise has been taken into custody and is facing four felony charges.
06/10/2014 9:31amPuerto Rican Army troops from a segregated regiment known the Borinqueneers (bohr-ehn-kin-'EERS) are being honored with a Congressional Gold Medal that's been a century in the making.
06/10/2014 9:31amEugene Paslov, who served as Nevada state superintendent of public instruction from 1985 to 1994, died Sunday at the age of 80.
06/10/2014 9:31amMount Marty College has named longtime Sioux Falls Catholic Schools Administrator Thomas Lorang as its interim president.
06/10/2014 9:31amHouse Speaker John Boehner (BAY'-nur) says he was briefed on the super-secret mission to take out Osama Bin Laden but was kept in the dark ahead of the swap of five Taliban Guantanamo Bay prisoners for prisoner of war Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl (boh BURG'-dahl).
06/10/2014 9:41amA top Democratic senator says the Obama administration only finalized the release of a U.S. prisoner in Afghanistan in exchange for five Taliban detainees at Guantanamo a day before the May 31 swap.
06/10/2014 9:50amGov. Dave Heineman's resume may not match some of the accomplishments and educational background regents are seeking for the next president of the University of Nebraska system.
06/10/2014 9:50amAuthorities are searching for a University of California, Berkeley senior who went missing after staying at his family's cabin in Northern California.
06/10/2014 10:11amPolice in Portland, Oregon, suburb respond to report of shooting at high school.
06/10/2014 10:14amThe Colorado River is seeing historic levels at the Whitewater Park in Glenwood Springs. And surfers are flocking to Colorado to catch a rare wave.
06/10/2014 10:21amSongs, prayers and hugs marked a vigil outside a Las Vegas pizza shop where two police officers were killed by a husband-and-wife who went on a deadly anti-authority rampage during the weekend.
06/10/2014 10:30amA Waffle House waitress has received a $1,000 Mother's Day tip directly from her customer after the restaurant refused to give it to her because it was left on a credit card.
06/10/2014 10:31amDeputies say suspect in shooting at Oregon high school is dead.
06/10/2014 10:41amBrimming with cheeky swagger, Izaac Pursley sits atop the little red scooter trike he's dubbed Porcupine.
06/10/2014 10:51amMercy Hospital System says it plans to close its clinic in Eminence but expand the hours of the nearby Birch Tree clinic.
06/10/2014 11:01amGov. Chris Christie continues to tout his administration's investments in New Jersey's public colleges and universities.
06/10/2014 11:03amFor a set of Texas twins, being joined at the hip is not just a cliche — that was basically the first 10 months of their life.
06/10/2014 11:11amA family friend and cousin in Wyoming recalled a slain Las Vegas police officer as a devoted father who loved his job and enjoyed woodworking.
06/10/2014 11:21amJudge rules California public school teacher tenure laws unconstitutional.
06/10/2014 11:21amA 34-year-old woman who posed as a teenager to enroll as a sophomore at an East Texas high school has pleaded guilty to failure to identify.
06/10/2014 11:21amTwo U.S. defense officials say the five Americans killed in Afghanistan, apparently by friendly fire, were special operations troops.
06/10/2014 11:40amIn a story June 9 about a home invasion, The Associated Press, relying on information provided by police, reported erroneously some circumstances of a break-in at the Tempe apartment of a woman playing an online game. The woman's webcam image showed at least one of the armed intruders but did not show the door being forced open. Also, the Phoenix-area man who called police wasn't watching the incident unfold online but was contacted by another person who was, police Lt. Michael Pooley said.
06/10/2014 11:41amA Florida judge on Tuesday postponed a decision on whether to hold an unprecedented second "stand your ground" hearing for a woman who received a lengthy prison sentence for firing a gun.
06/10/2014 11:41amThe 16-year-old suspect in a mass stabbing at a Pennsylvania high school expressed his "dissatisfaction with school and society" in a document he titled "Ragnorok," the name of a Norse end-of-the-world legend, investigators said in a search warrant affidavit unsealed Tuesday.
06/10/2014 11:51amHouse easily OKs bill to let vets facing VA delays get government-paid outside health care.
06/10/2014 11:51amPolice and the FBI are searching for two young Detroit siblings after their 27-year-old mother was found shot to death in a vacant house about six miles from her home.
06/10/2014 12:01pmA man who moved to Edmonds after he was accused of voyeurism at Selah Junior High School is facing new voyeurism charges in King County.
06/10/2014 12:01pmDelaware official: State trying to reopen southbound span of interstate bridge by Labor Day.
06/10/2014 12:01pmThe United States is condemning a siege of Iraq's second-largest city by Islamic militants "in the strongest possible terms."
06/10/2014 12:01pmThe parachute worn by a 16-year-old skydiver as she plummeted 3,000 feet to the ground was in good working condition at the time of her jump, federal investigators said.
06/10/2014 12:11pmDelaware's transportation chief says officials are hoping to reopen the southbound lanes of an important interstate bridge by Labor Day.
06/10/2014 12:11pmGov. Maggie Hassan signed a law Tuesday that allows New Hampshire's reproductive health facilities where abortions are offered to set buffer zones of up to 25 feet around their entrances.
06/10/2014 12:11pmA man arrested in a small Alaska town for a murder that occurred 20 years earlier in Utah was sentenced to life in prison Tuesday.
06/10/2014 12:11pmA gunman and a student are dead after a shooting today at a high school near Portland, Oregon.
06/10/2014 12:11pmA giant pet rabbit found in a garbage can near Kuna Middle School in southwestern Idaho has been rescued and is up for adoption.
06/10/2014 12:14pmThe mother of an 11-year-old Connecticut boy has been arrested after police say her son brought a grenade to school for a show and tell related to World War II lessons.
06/10/2014 12:23pmThe Air Force is launching an ambitious campaign to repair flaws in its nuclear missile corps, after recent training failures, security missteps, leadership lapses, morale problems and stunning breakdowns in discipline prompted Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel to demand action to restore public confidence in the nuclear force.
06/10/2014 12:41pmThe Kansas Court of Appeals is forcing the state's medical board to reconsider the revocation of a doctor's license over mental health exams she performed on young patients before referring them to the late Dr. George Tiller for late-term abortions.
06/10/2014 12:41pmAuthorities have identified a northern Idaho man who died in a shooting involving three Coeur d'Alene police officers.
06/10/2014 12:42pmThe South Carolina attorney general's office says a Confederate flag hanging in a chapel at The Citadel is protected by state law.
06/10/2014 1:01pmA metro Atlanta college has reached a settlement with a former student who accused the school of discriminating against her because she's HIV positive.
06/10/2014 1:21pmThe Obama administration only finalized the exchange of the last remaining U.S. prisoner of war in Afghanistan for five Taliban detainees at Guantanamo a day before the swap, a top Democratic lawmaker said Tuesday. He said American officials didn't learn the pickup location for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl until an hour ahead of time.
06/10/2014 1:21pmPolice: Shooter used rifle in fatal attack at Oregon high school; teacher injured.
06/10/2014 1:22pmThe University of Missouri's flagship campus in Columbia announced Tuesday that it's boosting its efforts to fight sexual assault.
06/10/2014 1:30pmPresident Barack Obama has called Egypt's new president to congratulate him on his inauguration and convey his commitment to working together.
06/10/2014 1:31pmAn anonymously funded free college tuition program for high school graduates of the Kalamazoo Public Schools is expanding to include private colleges and universities in Michigan.
06/10/2014 1:41pmThe FBI has joined the investigation into the disappearance two weeks ago of a family of four from a city on Alaska's Kenai Peninsula.
06/10/2014 1:51pmObesity surgery may keep diabetes in remission even after 15 years in some patients, a study suggests.
06/10/2014 1:51pmU.S. Border Patrol agents have rescued four immigrants lost for days on rugged ranchlands without food or water in South Texas.
06/10/2014 1:51pmStarting this fall, campus police officers at Franklin & Marshall College will be armed with handguns.
06/10/2014 2:31pmAuthorities were searching Tuesday for two young children whose mother was found shot to death in a vacant Detroit home, around two weeks after family members last saw them.
06/10/2014 2:41pmA Tennessee man has been charged with killing a woman, dismembering her body and eating part of her corpse in a bizarre case that's perplexing law enforcement in a small pastoral town.
06/10/2014 2:41pmPolice: Gunman who killed student, wounded teacher at Oregon school likely killed self.
06/10/2014 2:42pmNew Hampshire's only veterans hospital tailors services by constantly evaluating who needs care, what they're coming in for and where they want to see their doctor, the hospital director said Tuesday, one day after getting high marks for seeing veterans relatively quickly.
06/10/2014 2:51pmPresident Barack Obama is returning to Silicon Valley to help House Democrats fill their campaign coffers ahead of the midterm elections.
06/10/2014 3:01pmThe girlfriend of a friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is expected to testify against another friend during his trial on obstruction of justice charges, according to federal prosecutors and lawyers for the man.
06/10/2014 3:01pmAuthorities say a Nevada prison inmate has died at a Las Vegas hospice from a chronic medical condition.
06/10/2014 3:01pmA central Nebraska university sued by the U.S. Justice Department after it banned a therapy dog from student housing is seeking a protective order to prevent what it calls a "fishing expedition" by government attorneys.
06/10/2014 3:01pmA teenage boy who has been charged in his classmate's shooting death had invited several friends to see the gun just before it went off in a mountainside suburban home and killed the classmate with a single shot to the head, according to court documents filed Monday.
06/10/2014 3:01pmA court ruling today in Los Angeles could have national implications, when it comes to job protections for schoolteachers.
06/10/2014 3:12pmA group opposed to Pocatello's non-discrimination ordinance retained by voters last month is seeking a recount.
06/10/2014 3:21pmThe city has agreed to pay nearly $600,000 to settle allegations that police wrongfully arrested a group of Occupy Wall Street protesters, marking what their lawyers Tuesday called the largest settlement to date in a single Occupy-related civil rights case.
06/10/2014 3:31pmGov. Tom Corbett says he's met with the chairmen of western Pennsylvania's biggest insurer, Highmark, and its dominant hospital system, the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.
06/10/2014 3:32pmPolice have found the man who they say crashed a Lamborghini and left it burning near the George Washington Bridge in New Jersey.
06/10/2014 3:32pmReaction from policy makers, lawmakers, and education activists to a Los Angeles judge's ruling Tuesday that five California laws governing teacher tenure, layoffs and dismissals are unconstitutional because they infringe on the right of all students to a quality public education:
06/10/2014 3:41pmA Florida man was convicted Tuesday of trying to buy weapons for what authorities say was a planned terror attack on a Tampa casino and bar.
06/10/2014 3:41pmFlags are flying at half-staff on the Navajo Nation in honor of another Code Talker.