Officer dead in shooting near police station; answers sought

CHEVERLY, Md. (AP) — Police and the public were seeking answers Monday after a gunman opened fire outside a police station in a Maryland suburb of the nation's capital, killing an officer in what the police chief called an "unprovoked attack."

  • Written by JESSICA GRESKO, Associated Press

Trouble remains following failed for-profit schools' revival

EDITOR'S NOTE _ First in an occasional series examining for-profit colleges.

WASHINGTON (AP) — When one of the country's largest for-profit college companies failed in 2014, the Education Department faced a choice. It could shut down Corinthian Colleges Inc., incurring a $1 billion loss to taxpayers and sending students scrambling, or it could find someone to take the school off its hands.

  • Written by JEFF HORWITZ, Associated Press

Trump's new normal: campaign rallies where chaos is expected

CLEVELAND (AP) — Hundreds of police officers, Secret Service agents and private security guards in cars, on foot and on horseback blanketed the area around Donald Trump's campaign rally Saturday afternoon. Dozens of protesters would soon be ejected from the event.

  • Written by THOMAS BEAUMONT, Associated Press JILL COLVIN, Associated Press