The number of people registering for federal disaster aid after Louisiana's devastating flooding rose to 119,000, state officials announced Wednesday.
A federal complaint accuses public schools in Virginia's capital city of more frequently and more harshly punishing black students and those with disabilities than their classmates...
Nearly one third of Louisiana’s parishes were underwater last week, but the country’s attention was fixated elsewhere.
The message from the U.S. Education Department to schools has been to work toward positive school climates and less punitive approaches to school discipline.
The Latest on the trial of a man accused of pouring boiled water on a sleeping gay couple (all times local): 11:15 a.m.
The Latest on the killing of five people in rural south Alabama (all times local): 9:40 a.m.
The father of a college student accused of randomly killing a couple and biting the dead husband's face says his son's organs are malfunctioning.
The Latest on Louisiana flooding (all times local): 7:25 a.m.
A Florida woman has been charged after authorities say she kept her two children and 24 Chihuahuas in a home filled with dog feces, trash and bugs.
Authorities say the man accused of using an ax and gunshots to slaughter three men and two women at a south Alabama house is set to make his first court appearance on six counts of...