DeVos planning to scrap Obama rules on campus sexual assault

ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Thursday declared that "the era of 'rule by letter' is over" as she announced plans to change the way colleges and university handle allegations of sexual violence on campus.

  • Written by By COLLIN BINKLEY and LAURIE KELLMAN , Associated Press

Senator says sexual assault remains pervasive in US military

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sexual assault in the U.S. armed forces remains pervasive despite the military's attempts to eradicate sex crimes from the ranks, according to a new report by a Senate Democrat who has been critical of the Pentagon's efforts.

  • Written by By RICHARD LARDNER , Associated Press

AP FACT CHECK: Trump on taxes

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump headed to North Dakota to discuss his tax overhaul plans Wednesday, but not all of his speech lined up with the facts about the tax code and the state of the U.S. economy.

  • Written by By JOSH BOAK and CATHERINE LUCEY , Associated Press

AP Exclusive: Most Florida flood zone property not insured

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — As Hurricane Irma bears down on Florida, an Associated Press analysis shows a steep drop in flood insurance across the state, including the areas most endangered by what could be a devastating storm surge.

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  • Written by By TERRY SPENCER and MEGHAN HOYER , Associated Press