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Posted on: Saturday, April 18, 2015 - 5:36am
ATLANTA (AP) — Thousands of students are opting out of new standardized tests aligned to the Common Core standards, defying the latest attempt by states to improve academic performance.... READ MORE »

Posted on: Saturday, April 18, 2015 - 5:31am
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — A natural gas pipeline explosion at a California sheriff's gun range shot flames well over 100 feet into the air, left 11 people injured and brought traffic on a busy... READ MORE »

Posted on: Friday, April 17, 2015 - 5:30am
UNIONTOWN, Pa. (AP) — State police say a woman blames her coffee-drinking pet parrot for distracting her moments before she crashed her car into a guardrail in Pennsylvania. Troopers from... READ MORE »

Posted on: Friday, April 17, 2015 - 5:29am
NEW YORK (AP) — An office manager was arraigned Thursday on charges she posed as a dentist when the real dentist was away and seriously injured patients after pulling their teeth,... READ MORE »

Posted on: Friday, April 17, 2015 - 5:25am
CHICAGO (AP) — She was born to a young Chicago couple, named Jennifer, and grew into a beautiful long-lashed child with wavy dark hair, big brown eyes and a yearning, youthful desire to be... READ MORE »

Posted on: Thursday, April 16, 2015 - 5:46am
BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union's escalating legal attack on Google is likely to ignite a debate about whether the Internet search leader makes life more convenient for consumers or... READ MORE »

Posted on: Thursday, April 16, 2015 - 5:37am
EBENSBURG (AP) — Police were trying to find an efficient burglar who has quickly targeted at least four social or country clubs in western Pennsylvania, including three in one night earlier... READ MORE »

Posted on: Thursday, April 16, 2015 - 5:18am
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — A Florida postal worker who piloted a gyrocopter onto the U.S. Capitol lawn to call attention to his belief that campaign finance laws are too weak is "a patriot... READ MORE »

Posted on: Wednesday, April 15, 2015 - 3:36am
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Dramatic dash-cam video released Tuesday shows a police officer in a Tucson suburb using his cruiser to ram an armed suspect, sending him flying in the air before the... READ MORE »

Posted on: Wednesday, April 15, 2015 - 3:30am
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Firefighters had to be called to help a 5-year-old Pennsylvania boy out of a tree after he climbed up 30 feet to see the inside of a squirrel nest. Mercedes Jones... READ MORE »

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