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Indiana officials consider sparing schools from penalties


The state had relief from federal accountability requirements last year that allowed them to keep teacher pay and A-F grades from dropping while students got used to the test. The U.S. Department of Education hasn’t given similar protections this year.

First flight in half century leaves Miami bound for Havana

Several airlines began routes to other Cuban cities earlier this year; Monday morning’s flight was the first of the new Havana-bound service and the first of four daily flights American Airlines plans out of Miami International.

Terrorism suspected in car-and-knife attack at Ohio State

At least eight people were stabbed, hit by a vehicle or otherwise injured in an attack Monday morning on the Ohio State University campus, and a suspect was shot and killed, school and hospital officials said. The attacker was identified as a Somali-born legal permanent resident of the U.S. Police said they are investigating whether it was a terrorist attack.