Russ Bynum, Associated Press | Posted Feb 8th - 8:41pm
The mosquitoes that spread the Zika virus are among the hardest species to fight because they live and breed in tub drains, dog bowls, buckets, flower pots and other spots where water collects inside the houses and yards of the people they bite, insect experts noted Monday.
The driver of a school bus that struck and killed an Indianapolis elementary school principal had left the driver's seat without putting on the parking brake, according to an Indianapolis police report made available Monday.
Terrence Petty, Associated Press | Posted Feb 8th - 6:50pm
The last four occupiers of an Oregon wildlife refuge have posted a series of defiant videos in which one of them calls FBI agents losers, shows a defensive perimeter they have built and takes a joyride in a government vehicle.
Matthew Brown, Associated Press | Posted Feb 8th - 6:30pm
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency granted final approval Monday to a costly cleanup program for a Montana community where health officials say hundreds of people have been killed by asbestos poisoning.
Nearly five years and three attorneys later, one-time multimillionaire Jeremy Johnson will literally defend himself in court against dozens of fraud charges related to his now defunct online marketing enterprise.
Sheila Burke, Associated Press | Posted Feb 8th - 6:01pm
Tennessee education officials say they no longer have faith that a brand new education assessment test known as TNReady can be administered online after a series of computer glitches, including one Monday that forced school officials across the state to halt testing on the first day of its rollout.
Kevin McGill, Associated Press | Posted Feb 8th - 5:31pm
Louisiana's new attorney general moved Monday to take over a lawsuit that former Gov. Bobby Jindal filed against the federal government over the Common Core education standards — putting him at odds with Jindal's successor.
Paul J. Weber, Associated Press | Posted Feb 8th - 5:30pm
A federal judge Monday again ruled against Texas in its efforts to stop the resettlement of Syrian refugees, saying that while it would be "foolish" to deny there are risks following the Paris attacks, state officials have never shown an imminent danger to the public.