The Obama administration announced plans Friday to connect more than 1 million students who miss major amounts of school time with mentors in hopes of turning that around.
Worldwide, child marriage is a reality for millions of girls, most common in developing countries. Critics say it poses a largely unseen threat in the United States.
Apple’s chief executive, Tim Cook, has argued the software would be “too dangerous to create” because it would threaten the digital privacy of millions of iPhone customers worldwide.
Lee won a Pulitzer Prize for her 1960s novel. The last book she published was “Go Set a Watchman” in 2015.
Justice Antonin Scalia’s flag-draped casket was carried up the marble steps of the Supreme Court Friday in a somber procession that began a day of ceremony and tribute to one of the court’s most influential members.
Police are still looking for the juvenile who fled after striking the deputy.
Tourist Shawn Winrich was taking photos of Pearl Harbor when he saw a helicopter “essentially coming straight at us” at a popular tourist destination that attracts thousands of visitors daily.
Five people were hurt when the civilian helicopter, “possibly a news chopper,” made a hard landing in the waters near the Arizona Memorial, a popular tourist destination in Oahu.
Families sent to short-term housing after the leak was discovered will have eight days to return before the gas company stops reimbursements.
In an effort to attract younger gamblers, regulators are considering whether to allow casinos to offer slot machines that mimic video and arcade games.
The expanded sanctions are designed to deny North Korea the money it needs to develop miniaturized nuclear warheads and the long-range missiles needed to deliver them.
Residents would have about 65 percent of the drinkable water portion of their bills paid by the state.
Lawmakers say there’s plenty of unspent anti-Ebola funding to cover the $1.8 billion Obama seeks to fight Zika.
Trump responded forcefully to the Pope’s comments, saying a religious leader questioning a person’s faith is “disgraceful” and that the Pope should wish that he is elected to the White House.
Experts say complying with the government’s request wouldn’t be particularly challenging for Apple. But doing so might set a dangerous precedent that could threaten the data security of the millions of iPhone users around the world.
Obama will be making the first trip to Cuba by a sitting president in more than half a century. He’s expected to raise issues of human rights and political freedoms in discussions with Cuban President Raul Castro.
Marilyn Hartman has tried numerous times in recent years to board planes without a ticket, succeeding at least once.
The recall covers RAV4 SUVS from the 2006 through 2012 model years, as well as the RAV4 electric vehicle from 2012 through 2014.
The Associated Press breaks down the complicated legal fight between Silicon Valley and the federal government.
The 3-year-old CJ bested 2,751 other entries in 199 breeds and varieties to win the nation’s most prestigious dog competition.