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BATAVIA, N.Y. (AP) — Three Afghan military officers who sought refuge in Canada after taking off from a military training exercise in Massachusetts said Wednesday they were trying to escape Taliban violence at home but now face the wrath of their own government as well. "Now...
DALLAS (AP) — The announcement that five Dallas schoolchildren were possibly exposed to the first Ebola patient diagnosed in the U.S. has some nervous parents planning to keep their kids home. Several parents on Wednesday picked up their children early from a school that's one...
DENVER (AP) — Colorado students and teachers are protesting a school board's attempt to change the new way some history college prep classes are being taught and tested. For years, high school teachers have complained that Advanced Placement history classes — electives which are...
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Parts of North Carolina's new voting law, considered one of the toughest in the nation, were set aside for next month's elections because they were likely to disenfranchise black voters, a federal appeals court panel ruled Wednesday. In a 2-1 ruling, the 4th...
WASHINGTON (AP) — It's not Obamacare or climate change. It's not yet terrorism or fear of the Islamic State group. Those issues are on the minds of voters as they begin casting ballots in this year's midterm elections, but nothing matters to American voters as much the economy...
DENVER (AP) — A fight in Colorado over how United States' history is taught has pitted the new conservative majority on a suburban Denver school board against students and teachers who accuse the board of censorship. The students and teachers are protesting possible changes to...
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — This computer programming app is so easy to use that even a kindergartener can do it. Researchers in Massachusetts have created a basic computer coding app that they say is the first designed specifically for children as young as 5. Kids who haven't yet...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Authorities say a Texas girl reported kidnapped 12 years ago has been found with her mother in Mexico, and that the mother is now facing charges in the U.S. The FBI says 17-year-old Sabrina Allen was found Tuesday night in Mexico City. She was reported...
BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — The U.S. Postal Service and a rural Colorado man argued in court Wednesday over where on postal property people can legally carry guns. A three-judge panel of the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals heard arguments in the case involving Tab Bonidy, a...