It's a historic election night in New Orleans, where voters have elected the first woman mayor and the first member of the Vietnamese community to serve on the City Council
Standardized tests are a given in public school, and they're mandatory for Nevada private schools participating in a budding school-choice program, and the state is trying to figure out what to do with that soon-to-be publicly reported information
Jesse Jackson, who has disclosed he has Parkinson's disease, has been an activist, a presidential candidate and a guiding force in the civil rights movement in a public life that's spanned more than 50 years
Nebraska Sen. Ben Sasse tells Iowa conservatives that Republican leaders are overstating how much passing tax-cut legislation can protect the party in next year's elections
Two U.S. servicemen whose remains were identified more than six decades after they were killed overseas during World War II will finally get funerals in their California hometowns
Residents who came to the aid of a rookie police officer who was fatally shot and killed during a traffic stop say he was "gasping for air" and not responsive when they arrived at the scene
The commander of US Strategic Command says he wouldn't launch a nuclear strike he believed to be "illegal" if ordered to do so by President Trump, CBS News reports. Air Force Gen. John Hyten, the top US nuclear commander, says he doesn't take the responsibility lightly. "We're not stupid people,...
The latest group of U.S. Rhodes scholars includes 10 African-Americans, the most ever in a single Rhodes class, a transgender man and four students from colleges that had never had received the honor before.
Embattled Alabama senate candidate Roy Moore again repeated his demand for one of his accusers to release a 1977 yearbook she says shows he pursued a sexual relationship with her when she was 16 and he was 30. "Day 4 of New York attorney Gloria Allred's refusal to turn over...
Schools have become adept at rapidly shoring up security, measuring responses against the toll it could take on students' learning and sense of safety.
Sorry, Florida drivers. Teletrac Navman is out with its list of the 25 most dangerous highways in the US, and three of the five worst are in the Sunshine State, Click Orlando reports. The absolute worst? Florida's Interstate 4, which is just 132 miles long—it connects Tampa, Orlando, and...
Conductors on New York City subway trains have been told to replace "ladies and gentlemen" when making announcements with the gender-neutral terms of "passengers," "riders," and "everyone."