Pennsylvania families demand investigation into rare cancers

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The families of young people diagnosed with a rare childhood cancer confronted Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf on Monday over what they called his administration’s insufficient respons...

AP Exclusive: Synagogue just got money to improve security

POWAY, Calif. (AP) — A gunman fired his semi-automatic rifle at Jewish worshippers after walking through a Southern California synagogue's front entrance — a spot that religious leaders determined las...

Taiwan's Want Want received NT$2.8 billion state grant from China in 2017

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan's Want Want in China (Want Want China Holdings Limited), a food manufacturer which has holdings in media, hotels, and insurance, is found to have received up to RMB ...

3 reasons to choose a college based on price

Many prospective students choose a college for its location, its reputation or even its campus vibe. Here are three reasons to choose a college based on price. YOU CAN AVOID HIGH STU...

Washington state builds new bridge for migrating wildlife

SNOQUALMIE PASS, Wash. (AP) — Before descending the Cascade Mountains on its final stretch to Seattle, Interstate 90 cuts through a mountain pass of old growth forests and wetlands. ...

Financial aid season kicks off with 1st day for applications

Let the race for financial aid begin. The Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or FAFSA, became available Monday. It's widely considered the most important document in securing ...

Financial aid season kicks off with 1st day for applications

Let the race for financial aid begin. The Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or FAFSA, becomes available Monday. It's widely considered the most important document in securing...

NY Islanders get tax break for Nassau Coliseum project

UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — The Nassau County Industrial Development Agency has approved tax breaks for the New York Islanders' planned renovations at NYCB Live's Nassau Coliseum. ...

The Latest: Senate rejects new money for election security

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on xxxxxxx (all times local): 11:55 a.m. The Republican-controlled Senate has defeated a push by Democrats to set aside an additional $...

Trump-Putin II: Planning fall event in aftermath of Helsinki

WASHINGTON (AP) — Unbowed by swirling criticism of his summit encounter with Vladimir Putin, President Donald Trump swiftly invited the Russian leader to the White House this fall for a second get-tog...

Vegas PBS and Nevada Learning Academy Launch Online Career Pathway Courses in Information Technology, Business Management, and Health Science for Students Statewide

LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 4, 2018--On March 16, 2016, Governor Brian Sandoval issued an executive order instituting changes regarding workforce development to ensure a highly-skilled, diverse wo...

Judge denies Texas churches' aid request in FEMA lawsuit

HOUSTON (AP) — A judge on Thursday denied an emergency request for relief funds by three Texas churches damaged during Hurricane Harvey that are suing the federal government over how it offers disaste...

Colorado school board set to end prominent voucher program

DENVER (AP) — A new anti-voucher majority on a suburban Denver school district board prepared Monday to eliminate a program enacted by an earlier conservative-dominated board to help public school stu...

Auditor: Democratic convention bonuses OK under grant terms

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Pennsylvania government audit says bonuses paid out by organizers of last year's Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia didn't violate terms of a $10 million state grant ...

FEMA rethinking ban on disaster aid to church buildings

When disaster strikes, houses of worship are often on the front lines, feeding and sheltering victims. Yet churches, synagogues and mosques are routinely denied aid by the Federal Emergency Management...