Despite DeVos help, for-profit colleges yet to see a rebound

WASHINGTON (AP) — The for-profit college industry is struggling under the weight of declining enrollment, stiff competition from traditional universities and an image battered by past misdeeds, even as the Trump administration tries to offer a helping hand.

  • Written by By MARIA DANILOVA and RICHARD LARDNER , Associated Press

AP sources: EPA chief spent millions on security and travel

WASHINGTON (AP) — Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt's concern with his safety came at a steep cost to taxpayers as his swollen security detail blew through overtime budgets and at times diverted officers away from investigating environmental crimes.

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  • Written by By MICHAEL BIESECKER , Associated Press

MLK's grandchild to host inspiring group of children

ATLANTA (AP) — Martin Luther King Jr.'s grandchild is hosting an inspiring group of children to commemorate the 50th anniversary of King's assassination, which was Wednesday.

  • Written by By R.J. RICO , Associated Press

Lawyers: Prosecutors withheld evidence of teen's innocence

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A legal team has petitioned the U.S. Supreme Court to hear its claim that Louisiana prosecutors withheld evidence for a murder trial that ended in a guilty verdict against an intellectually disabled teenager accused of killing a pizza deliveryman.

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  • Written by By MICHAEL KUNZELMAN , Associated Press

AP News Guide: The ongoing teacher protest in Oklahoma

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma teachers plan to continue massive demonstrations at the state Capitol to keep the pressure on lawmakers to find more money for public education.

  • Written by By ADAM KEALOHA CAUSEY , Associated Press