INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Former Indiana and current Florida schools chief Tony Bennett built his national star by promising to hold “failing” schools accountable. But when it appeared an Indianapolis charter school run by a prominent Republican donor might
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Residents of 75 houses in southwest Oregon have been advised to leave as firefighters try to get a handle on a crop of wildfires touched off by lightning.
Fire spokesman Cheyne (shayn) Rossbach says
A preliminary autopsy found that David “Kidd” Kraddick, the popular host of syndicated radio and TV shows, had an enlarged heart and blocked arteries that probably led to an irregular heartbeat.
NEW YORK (AP) — The price of oil was little changed Monday ahead of information later this week on oil supplies, U.S. monetary policy and economic growth.
U.S. benchmark crude lost 15 cents per barrel to finish at
WESTPORT, Conn. (AP) — The parents of a 15-year-old Connecticut girl are suing a summer camp in Massachusetts, saying their daughter was kicked out of camp after she was kissed by a boy.
The lawsuit says the girl
WASHINGTON (AP) — Only a few species of mammals are monogamous, and now two scientific teams think they’ve figured out why they got that way. But their answers aren’t exactly romantic.
One team looked just at primates, the
HAGATNA, Guam (AP) — Guam acting Gov. Ray Tenorio said the Department of Corrections will continue accepting intoxicated detainees, despite a memo stating otherwise from the department’s director.
Corrections director Jose San Agustin had issued a recent memo
NEW YORK (AP) — LaChanze plans to return to Broadway for the first time since winning a Tony in 2006 for “The Color Purple.”
Producers of “If/Then” said Monday that the singer and actress will star opposite Idina
NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City jury is being asked to find former Gov. George Pataki and other state officials liable for allegedly abusing the rights of convicted sex offenders.
A lawyer for six convicts gave
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lea Michele is breaking her silence online after her “Glee” co-star and real-life boyfriend Cory Monteith died of an overdose earlier this month.
The actress posted a photo of her and Monteith on Twitter
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — “Real Housewives of New Jersey’ star Teresa Giudice (JOO’-dice) says she and her husband, Joe, hope to resolve federal fraud charges as quickly as possible.
A 39-count indictment handed up Monday in federal court
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says the San Francisco Giants are making a “habit” of dropping in at the White House.
Obama welcomed the 2012 World Series champions Monday at a South Lawn ceremony honoring their victory
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Will Arnett hopes the mixed reviews of season 4 of “Arrested Development” will mellow out over time.
Speaking Monday at the annual Television Critics Association summer press tour, Arnett said he’s “incredibly proud”
Kansas City police say the death of an infant whose body was found in a trash truck is being investigated as a homicide.
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — CBS says it’s renewing the summer series “Under the Dome” for next year.
The drama, about a small town enclosed in a mysterious dome, has been a success for CBS. It’s based on