As state and local governments slash spending and federal stimulus dries up, school budget cuts for the next academic year could be the worst in a generation.
Kansas City's 'mother of the streets' rises at 4:30 each morning, packs 400 decorated bags, and then seeks out the homeless.
Sunday's church shooting of two teens is latest crime to hit a city reeling from a string of attacks and gun deaths. Faith leaders in Richmond, Calif., decry attack, as well as disrespect for sanctuary in a house of worship.
Scott Roeder argued that killing Dr. George Tiller was necessary to prevent future abortions. A manslaughter verdict would have brought a much lesser sentence, but the jury quickly convicted him of murder – which brings a life sentence.
The trial of a man charged with killing an abortion doctor in Kansas opened Friday on the anniversary of the Roe v. Wade ruling on abortion rights. A precedent could be set if the defendant is allowed to argue he believed deadly force was needed to save the lives of unborn children.
Workers de-ice a cargo plane at the airport in Munich, Germany, on Monday after Germany was hit with heavy snowfall over the weekend.
Scott Roeder insists he was justified in killing an abortion doctor because it prevented more abortions. His lawyers argue they should be allowed to use the so-called necessity defense. Jury selection is expected to take place this week.
From Seattle to Huntsville, Ala., five cities are poised to prosper in the New Economy because of exports, innovation, clean technology, and healthcare.
Already, there are small signs that common ground is being found regarding the use of violence, no matter where it’s directed.