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Judge permits teen's insanity plea in school shooting case

URBANA, Ohio (AP) — A judge will permit a teenager charged in an Ohio school shooting that wounded two students to plead not guilty by reason of insanity. The judge in Champaign County Common Pleas Court has accepted paperwork allowing the plea by...

 

UCF suspends fraternity amid sex assault and hazing claims

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A University of Central Florida fraternity has been suspended while the school investigates allegations of sexual assault and hazing. The Orlando Sentinel reports that Lambda Theta Phi Fraternity is barred from all campus...

 

Report: Louisiana voucher students don't outperform peers

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana students who attend private schools with taxpayer dollars have bounced back from initially dismal scores in math and English but aren't outperforming their public school peers, according to a new report. The...

 

Supreme Court orders new look at Colorado voucher program

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is ordering the top Colorado state court to look again at a school voucher program that it had struck down as unconstitutional. The justices' action Tuesday follows a ruling a day earlier that was cheered by...

 

Supreme Court playground ruling feeds school voucher debate

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and other proponents of school voucher programs are praising a U.S. Supreme Court ruling that said a Lutheran church was wrongly denied a state grant for its preschool playground. But opponents say the ruling is far...

 

Trump hails 'energy revolution' as exports surge

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Tuesday hailed an energy revolution marked by surging U.S. exports of oil and natural gas. Trump cited a series of steps the administration has taken to boost energy production and remove government...

 

Cleanup continues at oil leak in rural Calhoun County

CONVIS TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Cleanup crews are likely to be working this week and next week at an oil leak in Calhoun County. The Department of Environmental Quality says approximately 4,000 gallons of oil and 20,000 gallons of brine water leaked...

 

The Latest: Pennsylvania health company restoring network

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on a widespread cyberattack that is affecting companies and government systems (all times EDT): 6:20 p.m. A Pennsylvania health care system says it is taking steps to restore its computer network after being hit by a rans...

 

With wind farm moratorium, renewable energy deal in doubt

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The future of legislation agreed upon by renewable energy interests and Duke Energy to extend the utility's requirements to use more alternative power in North Carolina is in doubt as a key senator repeats his attempts to...

 

Oil, gas lease sale in Wyoming nets $2.6 million

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming brought in about $1.3 million from an oil and gas lease sale of federal land. The Casper Star-Tribune reports (http://bit.ly/2ueu7HH ) operators bidding in the relatively small auction Thursday paid a total of $2.6...

 

Nebraska agriculture secretary to visit China for beef

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's agriculture secretary is traveling to China to celebrate the arrival of the state's first beef shipment in 14 years. Greg Ibach is scheduled to visit Beijing and Shanhai June 29-30. Gov. Pete Ricketts announced the...

 

Trump administration moves to withdraw clean-water rule

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration moved Tuesday to roll back an Obama administration policy that protected more than half the nation's streams from pollution but drew attacks from farmers, fossil fuel companies and property-rights groups...

 

EPA chief met with Dow CEO before deciding on pesticide ban

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration's top environmental official met privately with the chief executive of Dow Chemical shortly before reversing his agency's push to ban a widely used pesticide after health studies showed it can harm...

 

Destructive Japanese beetles likely in North Dakota to stay

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A bug that's an enemy to flower beds, gardens, crops and even golf courses has been found again in North Dakota. An insect expert says the state likely now has an established population of the destructive Japanese beetle....

 

Livestock guardian dogs help protect poultry, herd animals

Livestock guardian dogs (sometimes called LGDs) can be lifesavers, not only for herd animals and poultry but also for farmers and ranchers trying to build a profitable business. Laura Faley owns Hidden Meadow Ranch near Mount Vernon, Washington,...

 

Egg executives in salmonella case must report to prison

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A father and son whose Iowa-based egg production company caused a massive 2010 salmonella outbreak have exhausted their appeals and a federal judge has ordered them to begin serving prison sentences. The U.S. Supreme Court...

 

GOP infighting stalls budget plan

WASHINGTON (AP) — The latest budget push by House GOP leaders has faltered, leaving quarrelling Republicans almost three months behind on their budget work as they head into next week's recess. Tuesday's deadlock is the result of a battle between...

 

Dry conditions continue impacting South Dakota farmers

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Dry conditions across South Dakota are continuing to impact farmers and ranchers. The weekly crop report from the federal Agriculture Department says condition ratings have declined slightly for all crops, and also for...

 

Inmate details 4 prison killings: 'I did it for nothing'

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Guards at the Kirkland Correctional Institution rushed to Denver Simmons' cell and made a grisly discovery: Four men from the unit for mentally ill prisoners had been beaten and strangled. Simmons, 35, and Jacob Philip, 26, bo...

 

Ingredient in popular weed killer going on list as cancerous

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Regulators in California took a pivotal step on Monday toward becoming the first state to require the popular weed killer Roundup to come with a label warning that it's known to cause cancer. Officials announced that starting...

 

Senate GOP shelves health bill, imperils 'Obamacare' repeal

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate GOP leaders abruptly shelved their long-sought health care overhaul Tuesday, asserting they can still salvage it but raising new doubts about whether President Donald Trump and the Republicans will ever deliver on their...

 

FDA takes steps to boost generic competition, limit prices

The Food and Drug Administration said it's taking steps to boost the number of generic prescription drugs on the market in an effort to make medicines more affordable and to prevent price gouging. Copycat pills generally have been much cheaper than...

 

How flu changes within the human body may hint at future global trends

(The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) (THE CONVERSATION) Evolution is usually very slow, a process of change that takes thousands or millions of years to see. But for...

 

State: 111 terminally ill end lives under new California law

SAN DIEGO (AP) — California health officials reported Tuesday that 111 terminally ill people took drugs to end their lives in the first six months after a 2016 law made the option legal in the nation's most populous state. The data was part of the...

 

Arizona Supreme Court to rule on same-sex parental rights

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona's highest court on Tuesday struggled how to balance U.S. Supreme Court rulings requiring equal treatment for married gay couples with a state law that doesn't recognize the parental rights of a lesbian woman who is divorcing...

 

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