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Massachusetts charter school teacher is Teacher of the Year

April 20, 2017

BOSTON (AP) — A Massachusetts high school teacher who was chosen National Teacher of the Year on Thursday is believed to be the first from a charter school to win the award. more »»

AP-NORC Poll: Black teens most active on social media apps

April 20, 2017

Teenagers and their technology are inseparable, but a new poll shows black teens are the most likely to have access to smartphones — which could explain why they're the biggest and most frequent... more »»

Patriots hit back at New York Times over White House tweet

April 20, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — The New England Patriots are taking issue with a New York Times photo comparison that suggested a significantly smaller turnout for a Super Bowl celebration at the White House... more »»

AP Explains: The origins of 4/20, marijuana's high holiday

April 20, 2017

SEATTLE (AP) — Thursday marks marijuana culture's high holiday, 4/20, when college students gather — at 4:20 p.. more »»

Defense to plead for leniency in death ex-New Orleans Saint

April 20, 2017

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The defense will get a chance to make its case for leniency Thursday when a sentencing hearing resumes in the shooting death of former New Orleans Saints star Will Smith. more »»

AP Exclusive: Pesticide maker tries to kill risk study

April 20, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — Dow Chemical is pushing the Trump administration to scrap the findings of federal scientists who point to a family of widely used pesticides as harmful to about 1,800 critically... more »»

It's an orca! Last killer whale is born at a SeaWorld park

April 20, 2017

MIAMI (AP) — The last orca has been born in captivity at a SeaWorld park in San Antonio just over a year after the theme park decided to stop breeding orcas following animal rights protests and... more »»

Documentary delves into life of music pioneer Clive Davis

April 20, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — Clive Davis celebrated his legacy with the debut of a documentary about his life, along with performances from artists he helped become icons, during the opening night of the 2017... more »»

Education secretary, teachers union chief visit Ohio school

April 20, 2017

VAN WERT, Ohio (AP) — Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is set to visit a public school in Ohio with the president of a national teachers union, who has been among her most vocal critics and has... more »»

Father of fallen Muslim-American soldier decries travel ban

April 20, 2017

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The father of a Muslim-American soldier who died in combat in Iraq filed an amicus brief on Wednesday supporting a federal judge's decision to block President Donald Trump's... more »»

Questions abound in aftermath of NFL star Hernandez's death

April 20, 2017

BOSTON (AP) — Aaron Hernandez's death in prison — just days after the former NFL star was cleared of additional murder charges — remains shrouded in mystery. more »»

The Latest: Arkansas governor disappointed by court ruling

April 20, 2017

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Latest on Arkansas' plan to execute several inmates before the end of April (all times local):

8:50 p.m.

Arkansas Go. more »»

The Latest: Senator vexed by bad communication at dam crisis

April 20, 2017

OROVILLE, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the crisis at Oroville Dam (all times local):

6:20 p.m. more »»

APNewsBreak: Baby orca! Last killer whale born at SeaWorld

April 20, 2017

MIAMI (AP) — The last orca has been born in captivity at a SeaWorld park in San Antonio, Texas, just over a year after the theme park decided to stop breeding orcas following animal rights... more »»

For Trump, familiar judge gets case of deported Mexican

April 20, 2017

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A case involving a man who was deported to Mexico despite having permission to be in the U.S. more »»

 
 

 

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