Just last month, a viral theme on the social media platform TikTok led to widespread damage in schools across the country. Known as the "devious licks" challenge, it encouraged students to record themselves stealing or vandalizing school property, then posting…
Mohamed Noor fatally shot an unarmed woman after she called 911 to report a possible rape happening behind her home. Noor was sentenced Thursday to nearly five years in prison — the maximum allowed for manslaughter after his murder conviction…
By Steve Karnowski, Amy Forliti, Associated Press
After months of talks, Democrats are edging closer to an agreement on what programs and policies to include in President Joe Biden's massive plan to expand health and safety net programs and combat global warming.
By Kevin Freking, Associated Press
Cruz was charged with 17 counts of first-degree murder and 17 counts of attempted first-degree murder for those wounded in the Feb. 14, 2018, attack at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.
By Terry Spencer, Associated Press
By Yamiche Alcindor, Diane Lincoln Estes
The pandemic has posed unprecedented financial challenges for U.S. colleges and students. The federal government has provided more than $70 billion in relief. Over $3 billion specifically for historically Black colleges and universities and more than $1 billion to minority-serving…
Cafe Momentum layers multiple forms of support -- education, basic supplies and real-world skills -- that are key to staying out of the justice system but hard for many youth to find at home.
President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden hosted a White House ceremony Monday to recognize the 2021 and 2020 national teachers of the year, the state teacher finalists for those years and teachers nationwide.
By Stephanie Sy, Maea Lenei Buhre, Jason Kane
The COVID-19 pandemic laid bare many vulnerabilities in America’s healthcare system, including a worsening shortage of nurses and physicians. But recent data indicates a new surge of interest in nursing, medical and other health-related career programs. Stephanie Sy has this…
By Katie Pickert
After receiving a breast cancer diagnosis, healthcare journalist Kate Pickert began conducting extensive research to become more informed about her own treatment. Her book "Radical: The Science, Culture, and History of Breast Cancer in America" chronicles her findings and personal…
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