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US once again forced to turn to Russia for help on Syria

Matthew Lee, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 1st - 6:51am

Scrambling to resuscitate a nearly dead truce in Syria, the Obama administration has again been forced to turn to Russia for help, with little hope for the desired U.S. outcome.

US Geological Survey records small earthquake in W. Kentucky

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 1st - 1:40am

The U.S. Geological Survey reports a small earthquake in western Kentucky.

What happens if there's no home for homework?

Natalie Pate, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 1st - 1:10am

Melody likes to wear her turquoise flip-flops, complete with matching sunflowers on top, to school.

Unorthodox history teacher wins fellowship

Lauren Kronebusch, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 1st - 1:10am

Katie Klaus's junior history class just voted Hitler for U.S. president.

More funerals ahead for victims in Ohio shooting massacre

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 1st - 12:30am

The long goodbyes continued for eight members of a rural Ohio family killed more than a week ago with a funeral for a young mother as authorities remained silent in what they've said will be a lengthy investigation.

Thousands plan May 1 marches in US in heated election year

Amy Taxin, Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 30th - 11:50pm

Thousands are expected to rally in cities across the United States on Sunday for immigrant and worker rights and against what they see as hateful presidential campaign rhetoric.

Peace activist, Jesuit priest Daniel Berrigan dies at 94

Michael Balsamo, Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 30th - 10:51pm

His defiant protests helped shape Americans' opposition to the Vietnam War. And they landed The Rev. Daniel Berrigan behind bars.

White House Correspondents' Dinner: Obama's 10 best lines

Eugene Scott, CNN  |  Posted  Apr 30th - 10:14pm

President Barack Obama appeared at his final White House Correspondents' Dinner Saturday night, taking aim at everything from the media to the Republican Party to Donald Trump. Not even the Democrats vying to succeed him, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders, were spared.

U of Illinois reaches agreement with non-tenured faculty

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 30th - 9:40pm

The University of Illinois and faculty members who are not on a tenure track say they have reached a new labor agreement.

The Latest: 6th body found after flooding in Texas

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 30th - 8:50pm

The Latest on Texas flooding (all times local):

Jesuit priest, peace activist Daniel Berrigan dies at 94

Michael Balsamo, Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 30th - 8:10pm

The Rev. Daniel Berrigan, a Roman Catholic priest and peace activist who was imprisoned for burning draft files in a protest against the Vietnam War, died Saturday. He was 94.

6th body found after Texas flash floods

Emily Schmall, Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 30th - 8:00pm

Lisa Asberry Davis said on Saturday that she and her three children waded to safety through water up to their chins after torrential rains in East Texas swamped a cul-de-sac of homes during the night and forced some residents onto rooftops.

Kentucky Confederate monument to be removed after 120 years

Dylan Lovan, Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 30th - 7:30pm

A Confederate monument will be removed from a spot near the University of Louisville campus where it has stood since 1895.

Connecticut House votes to toughen school threats penalty

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 30th - 5:31pm

Connecticut lawmakers are moving closer toward imposing tougher criminal penalties against those who threaten schools.

Applications sought for Native American art workshops at USD

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 30th - 5:30pm

Applications to participate in a program that teaches high school students about contemporary Native American fine arts are due Friday.

Shelton looks to replace superintendent who was arrested

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 30th - 5:20pm

The Shelton school board is looking for an interim superintendent after the man who currently holds the job was accused of attacking his wife.

House Oks bill aimed at rooting out abusive teachers

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 30th - 5:10pm

Legislation that requires local and regional school boards in Connecticut to take additional steps to determine whether teacher candidates have a history of sexual misconduct or abuse involving children has cleared the House of Representatives.

Drunken driver crashes into Alaska Governor's Mansion

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 30th - 4:21pm

A suspected drunk driver has been arrested after his truck crashed into the Governor's Mansion, damaging the historic house.

Stop signs where Utah city manager was ticketed removed

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 30th - 3:50pm

The city manager of Roosevelt is under fire after a pair of stop signs was removed from an intersection where he was cited.

Officers help deliver baby of woman stuck in traffic jam

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 30th - 3:40pm

Two police officers at the site of a fatal traffic accident on an interstate in North Carolina were pressed into another role when a pregnant woman was stuck in traffic and they helped her deliver her baby.