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Michigan Catholic school cancels ‘modesty poncho’ plan for prom

Michigan Catholic school cancels ‘modesty poncho’ plan for prom

DEARBORN, Mich. — A principal at a Michigan Catholic high school has rescinded a plan to require female students to wear “modesty ponchos” at prom if their dresses are too revealing. Some students and parents at Divine Child High School in Dearborn had called the policy a form of body […]

Doctors ‘pleased’ with ex-President George HW Bush’s recovery

Doctors ‘pleased’ with ex-President George HW Bush’s recovery

In this April 21, 2018, photo, former President George H.W. Bush, in wheelchair, his son former President George W. Bush, and other family members watch as the casket of former first lady Barbara Bush is loaded into a hearse at St. Martin‘s Episcopal Church in Houston. (Evan Vucci/AP) HOUSTON — […]

Cracked window forces Southwest flight to make emergency landing

Cracked window forces Southwest flight to make emergency landing

This April 17, 2018, photo shows the window that was shattered after a jet engine of a Southwest Airlines airplane blew out resulting in the death of a woman who was nearly sucked from the window during the flight of the Boeing 737 bound from New York to Dallas with […]

Puerto Rican officials say 9 dead in Georgia plane crash

Puerto Rican officials say 9 dead in Georgia plane crash

An Air National Guard C-130 cargo plane crashed Wednesday near the airport for Savannah, Georgia. (Savannah Professional Firefighters Association/Twitter/)Smoke rises in the distant where an Air National Guard C-130 cargo plane crashed near an in Savannah, Ga., Wednesday, May 2, 2018, in this view from Poolers, Ga. (Minh Phan via […]

Men arrested at Starbucks settle, young entrepreneurs benefit

Men arrested at Starbucks settle, young entrepreneurs benefit

In this Wednesday, April 18, 2018 photo, Rashon Nelson, left, and Donte Robinson, right, talk about the day they were arrested at a Philadelphia Starbucks. (Jacqueline Larma/AP) PHILADELPHIA — Two black men arrested for sitting at a Philadelphia Starbucks without ordering anything settled with the city for a symbolic $1 […]

Striking Arizona teachers rally as funding vote nears

Striking Arizona teachers rally as funding vote nears

Teacher Taylor Dutro listens as protest organizers announce Arizona teachers intentions to go back to work if lawmakers pass a school funding plan, during the fourth day of the statewide teachers‘ strike at the Arizona Capitol Tuesday, May 1, 2018, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)Teacher Noah Karvelis, right, speaks […]

Ohio man robs same bank branch day after release from prison

Ohio man robs same bank branch day after release from prison

(Getty) CLEVELAND — Authorities say a man sent to state prison for bank robbery has robbed the same Cleveland bank branch the day after his release. Federal prosecutors in Cleveland say 40-year-old Markiko Sonnie Lewis was indicted Tuesday on a single count of bank robbery for robbing a Cleveland Key […]

Florida educator tabbed as next Clark County schools superintendent

Florida educator tabbed as next Clark County schools superintendent

Jesus Jara, superintendent candidate for Clark County School District, during a CCSD Board of Trustees meeting at CCSD‘s education center in Las Vegas in Las Vegas, Friday, April 27, 2018. Erik Verduzco Las Vegas Review-Journal County School District trustee Chris Garvey during a CCSD Board of Trustees meeting at CCSD‘s […]

Ex-‘Law & Order: SVU’ actress Diane Neal runs for House seat

Ex-‘Law & Order: SVU’ actress Diane Neal runs for House seat

In this June 10, 2012, file photo, actress Diane Neal poses during the opening ceremony of the 2012 Monte Carlo Television Festival in Monaco. The former “Law & Order: SVU” actress is launching her campaign on Wednesday, May 2, 2018, as an independent candidate in New York‘s 19th Congressional District. […]

Official autopsy gives insight into Sacramento police shooting

Official autopsy gives insight into Sacramento police shooting

Curtis Gordon, center, the uncle of Stephon Clark, speaks at a rally aimed at ensuring Clark‘s memory and calling for police reform in Sacramento, Calif. on March 31, 2018. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)Protesters display an image of Stephon Clark at a crime victims rights rally, at the Capitol in Sacramento, […]