Navy secretary to discuss women in combat at Camp Pendleton

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Navy Secretary Ray Mabus has squared off against Marine Corps leaders who resisted recruiting women for all combat jobs. On Tuesday, he takes his case to a broader audience at Camp Pendleton, California.

  • Written by ELLIOT SPAGAT, Associated Press

Hundreds flock to US Capitol to protest money in politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hundreds of protesters flocked to the U.S. Capitol Monday for a demonstration against the role of money in politics, prompting arrests of more than 400 by the Capitol police force.


Health workers get lead-test help from Flint student nurses

FLINT, Mich. (AP) — A nurse volunteering at the free lead-testing clinic at a Flint school sensed immediately that the boy was nervous about being poked in the finger. Veronica Robinson explained to 7-year-old Zyontae that it would feel like a mosquito bite.

  • Written by MIKE HOUSEHOLDER, Associated Press