The House bill gives states and local school districts more control over assessing the performance of schools.
The Federal Trade Commission said the settlement involves a dozen companies.
A demonstration against homosexuality in Kenya has fizzled after attracting only a handful of protesters.
The Catholic Church, often out of step with California’s liberal Legislature, notched a prominent win at the statehouse this week.
They didn’t speak for 15 years, but thanks to a viral video, a Sarasota homeless man reconnected with his son.
Greece’s government is racing to finalize a plan of reforms for its third bailout.
Police say a man admitted tossing his infant son from a bridge before jumping into the water below.
Actor Tom Selleck is being sued over claimes he stole truckloads of water from a public hydrant and took it to his ranch in California.
Blue Bell Creameries said Wednesday that it plans test production runs at its Alabama plant as it works to return to grocery store shelves.
The U-S House has voted to ban the display of Confederate flags at historic federal cemeteries in the deep South.
Donald Trump, who is riding high in the polls, said Wednesday he will win the votes of U-S Latino voters.
A former chief of police in northwestern Louisiana has been arrested and charged with the murder of his wife.
Walt Disney World officials say a bronze statue of Bill Cosby has been removed from the Hollywood Studios theme park.
Medicare officials said Wednesday the program plans to pay doctors to counsel patients about end-of-life care.
Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake has fired Police Commissioner Anthony Batts.