In Kentucky, teachers claim victory as vetoes rejected

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — As Kentucky teachers declare victory after the Republican-dominated legislature overrode vetoes from the state's GOP governor of a spending plan that included new money for education, the question going forward is whether teachers will be able to sustain their momentum into the fall elections when Republicans will try to defend their super majority.


  • Written by By BRUCE SCHREINER and ADAM BEAM , Associated Press

Teachers wary of Arizona governor's pay boost plan

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona teachers said Friday they were deeply skeptical of the Republican governor's promise to sharply increase pay, wondering where the money will come from while pointing to ongoing concerns about overall education funding.


  • Written by By BOB CHRISTIE and MELISSA DANIELS , Associated Press

Trump staking claim of 'Mission Accomplished' in Syria

WASHINGTON (AP) — Allied missiles struck at the heart of the Syrian chemical weapons arsenal, aiming to punish the Assad government for a suspected poison gas attack against civilians and deter the possible future use of such banned weapons. Pentagon officials said the assault pummeled, but did not eliminate the Syrian program.

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  • Written by By ROBERT BURNS, JILL COLVIN and ZEKE MILLER , Associated Press

FBI probes Trump lawyer Cohen's personal 'business dealings'

NEW YORK (AP) — Federal prosecutors revealed on Friday that their probe of President Donald Trump's personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, involved suspected fraud and the attorney's personal business dealings and was going on long enough that investigators had already covertly obtained his emails.

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  • Written by By LARRY NEUMEISTER and TOM HAYS , Associated Press

Black teen who wanted directions shot at by white man


DETROIT (AP) — A black 14-year-old boy who got lost in a Detroit suburban neighborhood while trying to get to school was shot at by a white homeowner after knocking on a door to ask directions, prosecutors said Friday, citing home security video and the account of the boy.


  • Written by By COREY WILLIAMS, Associated Press