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Colorado seniors graduate weeks after fatal attack at school

May. 20, 2019 11:40 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Seniors from a Colorado high school where a student was killed trying to stop a shooting nearly two weeks ago graduated Monday. STEM School Highlands Ranch held its commencement ceremony at a Denver Broncos training facility and honored 18-year-old Kendrick Castillo, who was fatally...

The Latest: Colorado seniors graduate weeks after attack

May. 20, 2019 9:32 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The Latest on the commencement ceremony for a suburban Denver school that was attacked two weeks ago. (all times local): 7:30 p.m. Seniors from a Colorado high school where a student was killed trying to thwart a shooting two weeks ago have graduated. The Denver Broncos hosted...

The Latest: Students alerted staff before gunman found

May. 17, 2019 11:16 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Latest on the arrest of an armed person at a Portland, Oregon high school (all times local): 8:15 p.m. Officials at a Portland, Oregon, high school say two students informed a staff member of concerning behavior by another student before a school coach and security guard found him...

The Latest: Report doesn't say if abuse reported to police

May. 17, 2019 4:45 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on an investigation into a former Ohio State team doctor (all times local): 3:15 p.m. An Ohio State University official says it's not clear whether anyone ever went to authorities to report a former doctor now accused of sexually abusing more than 150 male students....

Nice save! Bus driver grabs student stepping into car's path

May. 9, 2019 3:29 PM EDT

NORWICH, N.Y. (AP) — A fast-acting school bus driver is being lauded for grabbing a student by the back of his jacket as he was about to step out into the path of a car. An inside-the-bus surveillance video posted on the Norwich City School District's Facebook page shows driver Samantha Call suddenly...

California overhauls sex education guidance for teachers

May. 8, 2019 10:00 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California has overhauled its sex education guidance for public school teachers, encouraging them to talk about gender identity with kindergartners and give advice to LGBT teenagers for navigating relationships and having safe sex. LGBT advocates praised the new recommendations...

Saab plans Air Force jet facility near Purdue campus

May. 8, 2019 3:55 PM EDT

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Swedish manufacturer Saab plans to open an Indiana manufacturing site as part of its production of a new Air Force training jet, bringing a major aviation project to Purdue University's research and business district. Company officials announced Wednesday it would spend $37...

The Latest: Voucher bill heads to Tennessee Gov. Lee

May. 1, 2019 5:48 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Latest on Tennessee's voucher-like legislation moving through the General Assembly (all times local): 4 p.m. Tennessee lawmakers have wrapped up their work on a voucher-style bill, punctuated by a Senate debate over projected costs and provisions that could make students from...

Pelosi, Schumer tell Trump infrastructure needs 'massive'

Apr. 29, 2019 1:22 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic leaders told President Donald Trump on Monday that American's unmet infrastructure needs are "massive" and they want to hear from him on how to pay for improvements. Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer are to meet with Trump at the White House on...

'Devastation' as tornado rips through Louisiana town

Apr. 25, 2019 5:55 PM EDT

A tornado killed two people as it tore through the northern Louisiana city of Ruston early Thursday, sending trees into houses, ripping roofs off buildings and causing a local public university to cancel classes, officials said. "Devastation is the way it looks," said Ruston Mayor Ronny Walker after flying over...