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U.S. senator's son announces bid for West Virginia governor

Nov. 29, 2022 17:34 PM EST

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia Republican state lawmaker Moore Capito, the son of U.S. Sen. Shelley Moore Capito, announced Tuesday he's running for governor in 2024. Capito, 40, a Charleston-area lawyer, has represented Kanawha County in the West Virginia House of...

Safety policy not enforced before Michigan school shooting

Nov. 28, 2022 18:30 PM EST

OXFORD, Mich. (AP) — Policies and procedures that could have prevented a mass shooting that left four students dead at a Michigan high school last year were approved earlier but never implemented, two former school board officials said Monday. Tom Donnelly and Korey Bailey, who...

Head of Haiti's police academy killed at training facility

Nov. 25, 2022 21:33 PM EST

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — The director of Haiti’s National Police Academy was shot and killed at the doors of a police training facility in a gang-controlled neighborhood in the country’s capital of Port-au-Prince, Haitian police said Friday night. The killing of Harington...

HBCU files complaint seeking review of bus search

Nov. 21, 2022 15:02 PM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A historically Black university in North Carolina announced Monday that it has filed a complaint with the Department of Justice seeking a review of a search of a bus carrying students during a traffic stop in South Carolina last month. Shaw University President...

Man arrested in Los Angeles recruits crash is released

Nov. 19, 2022 00:33 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Citing the need for further investigation, authorities released a 22-year-old man who was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder of a peace officer after the SUV he was driving veered into the wrong lane and crashed into Los Angeles County law enforcement recruits on a...

Wisconsin beats Stanford 60-50 at Brewers' home stadium

Nov. 11, 2022 22:38 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Tyler Wahl scored 17 points as Wisconsin defeated Stanford 60-50 on Friday night at American Family Field, the home of Major League Baseball’s Milwaukee Brewers. Jordan Davis had a career-high 13 points and Chucky Hepburn added 11 to help Wisconsin (2-0) win the...

Editorial Roundup: Missouri

Nov. 08, 2022 07:14 AM EST

Kansas City Star. November 5, 2022. Editorial: Missouri and Kansas kids’ test scores dipped. That’s no reason to attack public schools A recent report from the National Assessment of Educational Progress shows a major dip in math and reading test scores, including...

Negotiations collapse between Mississippi medical facilities

Nov. 04, 2022 20:19 PM EDT

GREENWOOD, Miss (AP) — A financially-troubled Mississippi hospital announced Friday that negotiations with a medical campus planning to take over the hospital had collapsed. Just hours after revealing its plan to lay off up to 80 employees, the Greenwood Leflore Hospital said that...

WVa elementary school principal receives Milken Award

Nov. 03, 2022 11:37 AM EDT

WHEELING W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia elementary school principal has been honored as one of the nation’s top educators. Principal Andrea Trio of Madison Elementary in Wheeling received a $25,000 Milken Educator Award from the Milken Family Foundation on Thursday. Up to 40...

UN: 2 million children in flood-hit Pakistan missing school

Nov. 03, 2022 07:20 AM EDT

ISLAMABAD (AP) — The U.N. children’s agency said on Thursday that some 2 million children in areas of Pakistan devastated by this summer's floods are still missing school. The deluge, which began in mid-June, damaged or destroyed nearly 27,000 school buildings, UNICEF said,...