WASHINGTON — Education Secretary Miguel Cardona will push for funding increases to federal grants designed to boost low-income students and students with disabilities in a Thursday speech outlining his policy priorities ...Read more
California State University trustees strongly indicated Wednesday they will permanently scrap SAT and ACT testing requirements for admission — a move that would align the nation's largest four-year higher education ...Read more
WASHINGTON — Facing a surge in traffic fatalities, the Department of Transportation on Thursday will reveal a new roadway safety strategy to be paid for in part by the bipartisan infrastructure law.
Though the ...Read more
Accused Oxford High School shooter Ethan Crumbley plans to plead insanity in the criminal case accusing him of killing four students and wounding six others and a teacher during a Nov. 30 attack, according to a court ...Read more
The pervasive myths of a stolen 2020 presidential election and widespread voter fraud are still dominant in many state legislatures, as Republican policymakers call for more investigations and reshape election ...Read more
LOS ANGELES — Seven decades ago, Latino youths in South Los Angeles banded together to form a gang. They called themselves Florencia, after the east-west thoroughfare that ran through the heart of their territory. Years ...Read more
WASHINGTON — During his 2020 campaign, President Joe Biden promised to change federal policies to address long-term racial inequalities in the country, and his administration has touted some successes since then.
Biden ...Read more
WASHINGTON — The escalating tensions between the United States and Russia over Ukraine are worrying supporters of Michigan's Paul Whelan, who fear the standoff will set back diplomatic efforts to secure his release after...Read more
More people died in Michigan in 2020 than were born, according to state records, the first time that has happened since at least 1900.
Michigan isn't the first state where that's happened, and it won't be the last. The ...Read more
At first blush, Reps. Joe Wilson and Dan Kildee don’t seem to have much in common. Wilson, a Republican, represents a mostly rural patch of inland South Carolina, while Democrat Kildee’s district of factory towns runs ...Read more
TOPEKA, Kan. — Kansas Sen. Richard Hilderbrand weaved through a packed room in the Kansas Statehouse Tuesday morning.
The Galena Republican could barely make it 10 steps without someone in the crowd of dozens stopping ...Read more
Russia gave a critical initial response to U.S. security proposals aimed at defusing a crisis over Ukraine, saying they failed to address Moscow’s demands to prevent NATO expansion, though the Kremlin indicated talks are...Read more
BEIRUT — Jordanian troops killed 27 suspected armed drug smugglers and wounded a number of others attempting to enter the country from Syria, the Jordanian military said Thursday — the deadliest encounter so far in a ...Read more
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A little after 4 in the morning on a Tuesday last February, Carolyn Cordle emailed a few co-workers who had recently quit.
The subject line: COUP.
"I have downloaded everything that I think will be ...Read more
Steve Cowdin tracked the one-of-a-kind car to its Indiana birthplace.
“Poor little guy sat in a shed for 60 years,” Cowdin says. “Just hoping somebody would give it some love.”
So he has.
From his garage on the ...Read more
BERLIN — Europe’s most powerful nation, Germany, was probably not expecting its latest gesture of solidarity toward Ukraine — menaced by some 100,000 Russian troops massed near its borders — to become something of ...Read more
LOS ANGELES — Martine Colette, an animal rights advocate who founded the sprawling Wildlife Waystation at the doorstep of the Angeles National Forest where thousands of rescued animals — lions, alligators, wolves, owls...Read more
WASHINGTON — Kansas Sen. Roger Marshall on Tuesday called for less COVID-19 testing and an end to tracking COVID-19 cases that don’t result in hospitalizations or deaths, as part of an effort to “learn to live” ...Read more
ORLANDO, Fla. — Joe Ellicott — a close friend of Joel Greenberg and a former radio talk show host — has agreed to plead guilty to paying thousands of dollars in a cash bribe to the disgraced Seminole County tax ...Read more
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — John Parry was at his rental home in the Puerto Rican coastal town of Rincón on Monday afternoon when he spotted dozens of people, wet and coming toward his driveway. As the group walked up the ...Read more
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