On JFK documents, Trump squeezed over disclosure

On JFK documents, Trump squeezed over disclosure

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is caught in a push-pull on new details of John F. Kennedy’s assassination, jammed between students of the killing who want every scrap of information and intelligence agencies that are said to be counseling restraint. How that plays out should be known Thursday, when long-secret files are expected to … Continue reading


Pope sends rare condolence after Malta journalist is slain

Pope sends rare condolence after Malta journalist is slain

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis on Friday joined the chorus of shock over the car bomb slaying of Maltese investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia, sending a note expressing his condolences Friday to the overwhelmingly Catholic island nation. Popes often send telegrams of condolences after deadly natural disasters or the deaths of prominent world leaders. … Continue reading

Education / National / Politics

DeVos touts school choice, STEM as education priorities

WASHINGTON (AP) — Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has announced a set of priorities for states and schools competing for federal grant money. The areas of focus, outlined in a statement on Wednesday, range from school choice to science and technology to special education to school safety. The department distributes hundreds of millions of dollars in … Continue reading

Campus Life / Education / Local / Virginia

Handling of sexual violence examined at 2 Virginia schools

HAMPTON, Va. (AP) — Federal officials are investigating the handling of campus sexual violence at Hampton University and the College of William and Mary. The Daily Press http://bit.ly/2wfsavZ reports that the Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights is investigating under Title IX, which protects against discrimination in educational programs that receive federal funding. It was not … Continue reading