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Detroit teachers shut down more than 60 schools with sick-out
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Detroit teachers shut down more than 60 schools with sick-out

Teachers whose organized sick-out shut down more than 60 Detroit schools today demanded that their voices be heard and that the district address what they've described as deplorable teaching conditions. Their pleas at a rally today received immediate respon...
Dad of school shooter gets 2 years on gun charges
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Dad of school shooter gets 2 years on gun charges

SEATTLE (AP) -- The father of a teenager who used his dad's gun to kill four classmates and then himself at a Washington state high school was sentenced Monday to two years in prison on firearms charges. Raymond Fryberg apologized for his son's actions in U...
Navy orders gender-neutral Marine Corps boot camp, job titles
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Navy orders gender-neutral Marine Corps boot camp, job titles

The U.S. Marine Corps has been ordered to draw up plans for coed boot camp and Officer Candidate School following a recent move to open up all combat roles to female military personnel.
Foster parents sue DHS over firearms policy discrimination
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Foster parents sue DHS over firearms policy discrimination

Two foster parents are suing the state Department of Human Services in Oklahoma City federal court over an agency rule they claim is unconstitutional because it prohibits foster and adoptive parents from legally possessing firearms for self-defense.
Newspaper dumped from GOP debate over antagonism toward Trump
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Newspaper dumped from GOP debate over antagonism toward Trump

Donald Trump immediately took credit for getting the New Hampshire Union Leader dropped from an upcoming Republican debate being produced in partnership with ABC News, drawing condemnation from the paper’s publisher.
Freddie Gray van driver to give his side of the story
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Freddie Gray van driver to give his side of the story

BALTIMORE (AP) — Police van driver Caesar Goodson was with Freddie Gray for every second of his 45-minute trip from the site of his arrest to the Western District police station, where Gray arrived critically injured and unresponsive. But Goodson's account of ...
Washington state reveals more crimes committed by offenders released early
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Washington state reveals more crimes committed by offenders released early

OLYMPIA -- At least eight prisoners mistakenly released early have been charged with felonies and 19 with misdemeanors committed while they should have been in prison, according to the state Department of Corrections. Those numbers come from a review of pri...
Germans hit with tear gas, water cannons for protesting Muslim refugee violence
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Germans hit with tear gas, water cannons for protesting Muslim refugee violence

Protesters and police clashed in Cologne, Germany, following reported gang sex attacks and muggings in the city on New Year’s Eve allegedly committed by North African and Middle Eastern men.
Police investigate tip that Philadelphia terrorist is part of group that wants to harm more cops
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Police investigate tip that Philadelphia terrorist is part of group that wants to harm more cops

Police in Philadelphia are investigating a tip that a man charged in the ambush shooting of a patrolman is connected to a radical group that may continue to pose a threat to officers.