Bruce Schreiner, Associated Press | PostedOct 23rd - 11:45am
A New Jersey woman credited with helping foil a potential school attack in Kentucky said she was "protecting my babies" when she followed her gut and tipped off police about harassing Facebook messages that police say are linked to the suspect.
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Monday that there are 155 patients under investigation this year for acute flaccid myelitis, a condition that that can cause paralysis and mostly affects children.
California is again recording the most expensive state superintendent election in history, with a cast of billionaires who are outspending the teacher unions in support of a former charter schools executive.
Dave Collins, Associated Press | PostedOct 23rd - 10:44am
Police must release disturbing writings and other belongings of the Newtown school shooter to the public because they are not exempt from the state's open record laws, the Connecticut Supreme Court ruled Tuesday.
Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar and Carla K. Johnson, Associated Press | PostedOct 23rd - 10:33am
The number of U.S. drug overdose deaths has begun to level off after years of relentless increases driven by the opioid epidemic, health secretary Alex Azar said Tuesday, cautioning it's too soon to declare victory.
Youngsters known as "squeegee kids" who wash car windows while darting in and out of traffic could go from street hustling to conventional employment under a privately-funded program proposed by Baltimore's mayor.