Education secretary has long history of financing politics

Betsy DeVos, President Donald Trump's education secretary, built her political resume by raising and contributing millions of dollars to support the cause of giving parents choices on where their children go to school.


Records show violent history for Ohio nursing home gunman

KIRKERSVILLE, Ohio (AP) — Court records show the man authorities say gunned down an Ohio village police chief and two nursing home employees had a history of violence, including against the nurse who was among the slain.


School: Boy, 8, who killed himself never said he was bullied

CINCINNATI (AP) — An 8-year-old boy shown on surveillance video being knocked to the floor unconscious at school two days before he killed himself told staff he had fainted and never said he had been bullied or assaulted, a school spokeswoman said Friday.

  • Written by LISA CORNWELL, Associated Press

Police chief, 2 nursing home employees killed; shooter dead

KIRKERSVILLE, Ohio (AP) — An armed man gunned down a new village police chief on an Ohio street on Friday and then killed two employees in a nearby nursing home, where he later was found dead, a sheriff said. No nursing home residents were injured, nor were two hostages briefly held by the alleged gunman.

  • Written by JULIE CARR SMYTH and ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS , Associated Press