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New standardized tests bring technical challenges, concern

As new standardized tests roll out, some states grapple with technical problems

Updated 00 minutes, 01 seconds ago

Among Hispanics, Puerto Ricans seem to have worst health

CDC report: Puerto Ricans fare worst among Hispanics in key health and death statistics

Updated 00 minutes, 47 seconds ago

Family of US captive killed by drone backs hostage czar

Family of American captive killed in drone strike welcomes idea of creating hostage czar

Updated 02 minutes, 05 seconds ago

Latest on Boston trial: Brain development expert testifies

The latest on Boston Marathon trial: Brain expert says teens' impulse control still developing

Updated 02 minutes, 27 seconds ago

Chicago approves $5.5M package for police torture victims

Chicago City Council approves $5.5 million reparations package for police torture victims

Updated 02 minutes, 29 seconds ago

GAO: Gov't waste of natural gas costing taxpayers millions

Investigators: Fed gov't allowing significant waste of natural gas, costing taxpayers millions

Updated 02 minutes, 32 seconds ago

Pharmaceutical firm wants lethal injection drugs returned

Pharmaceutical company demands states return supplies of drugs obtained for lethal injection

Updated 02 minutes, 33 seconds ago

AP EXPLAINS: What's next for jury in missing NYC boy case?

AP EXPLAINS: After 2 deadlocks, what's next for jury in case of long-missing NY boy Etan Patz?

Updated 02 minutes, 37 seconds ago

Gunman's hashtag hinted at Texas plot

Gunman's final tweet, hashtag hinted at Texas assault on cartoon contest

Updated 02 minutes, 43 seconds ago

Study: Cutting carbon dioxide saves 3,500 US lives a year

Study confirms Obama Administration claim that cutting heat-trapping gases also saves lives

Updated 02 minutes, 52 seconds ago

Feds offer exit plan for Montana town's asbestos cleanup

Feds offer exit plan for asbestos town cleanup, say remaining contamination is manageable

Updated 08 minutes, 48 seconds ago

Former House Speaker Jim Wright dies at age 92

Jim Wright, veteran Texas congressman and first House speaker to resign under fire, dies at 92

Updated 1 hours, 08 minutes ago

California regulators approve unprecedented water cutbacks

California regulators adopt unprecedented mandatory water cutbacks to address ongoing drought

Updated 1 hours, 40 minutes ago

Author to face critics of new book about city's rape cases

Author Jon Krakauer heads to Montana town to face critics of book about university rape cases

Wednesday - 05/06/2015, 12:02pm EDT

Construction worker rescues Michigan boy during dog attack

Construction worker rescues 8-year-old Michigan boy being attacked by 4 dogs

Wednesday - 05/06/2015, 11:50am EDT

Starfish babies offer glimmer of hope amid mass die-off

Starfish babies offer glimmer of hope for recovery amid spread of deadly disease in Pacific

Wednesday - 05/06/2015, 11:36am EDT

Ferguson mulls removing Brown shrine from middle of street

Ferguson mulls removing Michael Brown shrine from middle of street; replacement proposed

Wednesday - 05/06/2015, 11:06am EDT

PHOTOS: Skywriter's message of love, peace and smiley faces

PHOTO GALLERY: Peace, love: Skywriter's cloudy words and good vibes captivate New Orleans

Wednesday - 05/06/2015, 09:26am EDT

Van Gogh work fetches over $66 million at New York auction

Vincent van Gogh work created in south of France sells for $66 million at New York auction

Wednesday - 05/06/2015, 08:22am EDT

Report: IRS issues $5.6 billion in bogus education credits

Report: IRS issues $5.6 billion in potentially bogus education tax credits in single year

Wednesday - 05/06/2015, 06:20am EDT

Latest on Boston bombing trial: Episcopal heads oppose death

The latest on Boston Marathon bombing trial: Episcopal bishops oppose death penalty for bomber

Thursday - 04/23/2015, 07:20pm EDT
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