John Hanna, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 19th - 6:12pm
Kansas lawmakers suffering sticker shock over a report saying that improving the state's public schools could cost an additional $2 billion a year began Monday to consider setting less ambitious educational goals than the ones that led to the big price tag.
Paul J. Weber and Will Weissert, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 19th - 6:04pm
The hunt for the serial bomber who has been leaving deadly explosives in packages on Austin doorsteps took an even more sinister turn Monday when investigators said the fourth and latest blast was triggered along a street by a nearly invisible tripwire.
Felicia Fonseca and Tom Krisher, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 19th - 5:38pm
A self-driving Uber SUV struck and killed a pedestrian in suburban Phoenix in the first death involving a fully autonomous test vehicle — an accident that could have far-reaching consequences for the new technology.
Jeff Martin, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 19th - 5:12pm
Forecasters warned Monday that severe storms developing in the Southeast could threaten more than 29 million people, raising the risk of powerful tornadoes, damaging winds and hail the size of tennis balls.
Sadie Gurman, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 19th - 5:06pm
A wide-ranging White House plan to combat America's opioid crisis contains a striking element: It calls on the Justice Department to seek the death penalty for some drug traffickers. Opponents call that a return to failed drug-war tactics, and some legal experts question its constitutionality and effectiveness.
Brian Witte, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 19th - 5:02pm
The Maryland House of Delegates voted unanimously Monday to strengthen the General Assembly's policies on sexual harassment to cover lobbyists and create a framework for an independent investigator to handle complaints.