Education

Ex-NY governor hopeful who insulted Obamas kicked off board

Aug 17, 2017

A former candidate for New York governor whose insults of Barack and Michelle Obama preceded calls for his ouster from the Buffalo school board has been removed from the post

The Latest: School board hopes ouster ends distractions

Aug 17, 2017

A lawyer for ousted Buffalo school board member Carl Paladino says Paladino will appeal the state education commissioner's decision

US college teams in Barcelona during van attack, players OK

Aug 17, 2017

US college men's basketball teams in Barcelona during van attack, players OK

Michigan State University rejects white nationalist event

Aug 17, 2017

Michigan State University says it's denied a request to rent space to a group headed by white nationalist Richard Spencer

2 NY lawmakers: Strip Robert E. Lee's name from West Point

Aug 17, 2017

The growing national effort to remove monuments or honors to Robert E. Lee and other leading figures of the Confederacy has reached the U.S. Military Academy

Young leaders of massive 2014 Hong Kong protests get prison

Aug 17, 2017

Hong Kong gives Joshua Wong, two other young democracy activists prison time, overturning earlier ruling

Veterans get expanded college assistance under Trump

Aug 17, 2017

Trump signs legislation that removes 15-year time limit on using GI benefits and increases aid for thousands serving in the National Guard and Reserve

The Latest: Guam starts new school year despite NK threat

Aug 17, 2017

Students in Guam are returning to school after summer break in spite of the recent North Korean missile threats

Man gets life in prison for Chinese student's beating death

Aug 16, 2017

A 21-year-old man has been sentenced to life in prison without parole for beating to death a University of Southern California graduate student from China

Police: Teacher let son sell LSD and allowed teens to use it

Aug 16, 2017

An Ohio elementary school teacher faces charges she let her 15-year-old son sell LSD and allowed teenagers to use it in her home