School Segregation

New report details racial gap among US children

In every region of America, white and Asian children are far better positioned for success than black, Latino and American Indian children, according to a new report appealing for urgent action to bridge this racial gap.…
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Autism Awareness Month: Spenser’s Voice

April is Autism Awareness Month, and according to the Autism Society of America, it's an opportunity to highlight the growing concern and awareness about autism.…
APTOPIX Washington Mudslide

More mudslide victims found as state seeks new aid

Estimated financial losses from the deadly Washington mudslide that has killed at least 24 people have reached $10 million, Gov. Jay Inslee said Monday in a letter asking the federal government for a major disaster declaration.…
POLICE LIGHTS

Mom of slain Pa. girl, 10, facing cocaine charges

The mother of a 10-year-old southwestern Pennsylvania girl who was fatally shot in an apparent home invasion attempt is awaiting trial on charges she sold crack cocaine to an undercover informant.…
purple heart

WWII Purple Heart being returned to Kansas family

A Purple Heart medal awarded to a Kansas soldier killed in World War II is being returned to his family after it was found among his widow's items at a northern New York antique shop.…