West Virginia University President Gordon Gee (gee) and former Ohio Gov. John Kasich (KAY'-sik) are forming a nonprofit that will work to steer money from any national opioid settlement to hospitals and health-based research.
Ben Finley, Associated Press | PostedAug 21st - 11:34pm
Four hundred years after American slavery and democratic self-rule were born almost simultaneously in what became the state of Virginia, ceremonies will mark the arrival of enslaved Africans in the mid-Atlantic colony and seek healing from the legacy of bondage that still haunts the nation.
Louisiana's first and only female governor, Kathleen Babineaux Blanco, will return to the state's ornate Capitol building for her last time Thursday, her casket carried in to the sound of a 21-gun salute honoring her service.
Christopher Weber, Associated Press | PostedAug 21st - 5:14pm
Investigators believe a gunshot that wounded a deputy outside a Los Angeles County sheriff's station on Wednesday was fired from a nearby building complex that provides housing to people with mental health issues, authorities said.
Authorities say an air traveler was detained by Las Vegas police after he punched an airline pilot at a McCarran International Airport gate where crew members determined he was too intoxicated to board a flight.
An associate professor at the University of Kansas was secretly working full time for a Chinese university while doing research in Kansas on projects funded by the U.S. government, an indictment filed Wednesday alleges.