Study: South should spend on schools, train homegrown talent

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — As teachers in multiple states protest for better pay, a new study warns that the fast-growing South region must invest more in public schools and higher education to ensure its homegrown talent shares in its economic prosperity.

  • Written by By JONATHAN DREW , Associated Press

Zuckerberg: regulation of social media firms is 'inevitable'

 

WASHINGTON (AP) — Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg told a House oversight panel Wednesday that he believes it is "inevitable" there will be regulation of the social media industry and also disclosed to lawmakers that his own data was included in the personal information sold to malicious third parties.

  • Written by By MARY CLARE JALONICK, BARBARA ORTUTAY and DAVID HAMILTON , Associated Press

Algerian military plane crashes in a field, killing 257

 

ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — An Algerian military plane carrying soldiers and their families crashed soon after takeoff Wednesday into a field in northern Algeria, killing 257 people in what appeared to be the North African nation's worst-ever plane crash.

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  • Written by By AOMAR OUALI , Associated Press

Ryan bowing out, sending ripples of uncertainty through GOP

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Paul Ryan announced Wednesday he will retire rather than seek another term in Congress as the steady if reluctant wingman for President Donald Trump, sending ripples through a Washington already on edge and spreading new uncertainty through a party bracing for a rough election year.

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  • Written by CATHERINE LUCEY and LISA MASCARO , Associated Press