ATLANTA (AP) — A not guilty plea was entered on behalf of the former superintendent of Atlanta Public Schools, who is charged in a broad conspiracy to cheat on standardized tests to mask poor student performance for personal
WASHINGTON (AP) — Despite budget cuts requiring most federal agencies to furlough workers, the State Department says it will not have to force any of its employees to take unpaid leave.
State’s top management official said Friday that
WASHINGTON (AP) — Two U.S. officials say the surviving suspected Boston bomber told interrogators that he and his brother considered setting off their bombs on July Fourth, but they decided to carry out their attack sooner and chose
WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden and Secretary of State John Kerry are leading a memorial service for U.S. diplomats slain in the line of duty, including the American envoy to Libya and three other Americans killed
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A panel of Philadelphia jurors is debating murder charges against an abortion provider as they start their third full day of deliberations in his trial.
The jury asked for help Friday distinguishing among the four
NEW YORK (AP) — A big gain in the job market is lifting the stock market to a record high.
The Dow Jones industrial average crossed 15,000 for the first time, and the Standard and Poor’s 500 index,
AURORA, Colo. (AP) — A Denver area second-grade teacher is accused of taping her students’ mouths shut when they wouldn’t be quiet.
The incident happened Thursday at Fulton Academy, a charter school in the suburb of Aurora. Police
Women have another reason to exercise: It may help prevent kidney stones. You don’t have to break a sweat or be a super athlete, either. Even walking for a couple hours a week can cut the risk of
WASHINGTON (AP) — A survey of U.S. service firms says the sector expanded at a slower pace in April than March, as companies reported less business activity and couldn’t raise their prices.
The Institute for Supply Management said
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa Supreme Court says the state health department must list the names of both spouses in a same-sex relationship on a child’s birth certificate.
The court ruled Friday that the department must
WASHINGTON (AP) — Orders to U.S. factories fell in March by the largest amount in seven months but a key category that signals business investment plans managed a small increase.
The Commerce Department says factory orders dropped 4
CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — Kobe Bryant is in a court battle to try to keep his mother from auctioning off mementoes from his high school days in Pennsylvania and his early NBA career.
A southern New Jersey auction
SCHENECTADY, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities have charged an upstate New York man with starting the house fire that killed a father and three of his young children and left a fourth child in critical condition.
Schenectady police Lt.
BOSTON (AP) — Funeral arrangements for the Boston Marathon bombing suspect killed in a shootout with police are being handled by a funeral home that has experience with Muslim services.
Peter Stefan, owner of Graham Putnam and Mahoney
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are soaring in early trading after hiring surged in the U.S. last month and unemployment hit a four-year low.
The Standard & Poor’s 500 index crossed 1,600 for the first time. In the