Advocate of abstinence-only sex education gets high HHS post


NEW YORK (AP) — A prominent leader of the abstinence-only sex education movement has been appointed to a senior position at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, joining several other social conservative activists in the leadership ranks at HHS.

  • Written by DAVID CRARY , AP National Writer

Grave of boy who killed himself opened to retrieve computer


CINCINNATI (AP) — The grave of an 8-year-old Ohio boy who killed himself in January after his mother said he was bullied at school was opened to remove a computer tablet for prosecutors investigating his suicide, authorities said Wednesday.

  • Written by LISA CORNWELL , Associated Press

Court: Ohio e-school can't delay repayment of $60M to state


COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An appeals court denied a request on Wednesday by Ohio's largest online charter school that sought to block collection of more than $60 million in disputed state payments.

  • Written by JULIE CARR SMYTH , Associated Press