Lincoln 'top president,' Obama far down list

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTONPOST) — Although it has been celebrated officially since 1879, Presidents’ Day serves essentially two purposes: a patriotic excuse for retail discounts and an irresistible occasion to engage more…

Hey America, your history counts!

by Bob Unruh -- President's Day is for sales: Mattresses, cars, televisions, clothes, games and more, right? Get a good deal on a lawn mower, upgrade that big-screen entertainment center, lock up more…

School bus flips with team inside

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (KOMONEWS) — SHORELINE, Wash. -- Nine people were taken to a local hospital after a school bus crashed and rolled over in Shoreline Saturday night. The bus was more…

'Top teacher' winner quits due to Common Core

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [caption id="attachment_1696955" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Stacie Starr reacts to winning the Top Teacher contest (Bruce Bishop/ Chronicle-Telegram[/caption] Honored as the "Top Teacher" by ABC's "Live with Kelly and Michael" more…

School bans use of 'R-word' on campus

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Washington Post) The students gathered in the historic Sandy Spring Friends Meeting House, a white clapboard building that forms the heart of the Quaker school. Normally, this was more…

Police stop runaway school bus

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CBS News) Eleven Minnesota children became trapped in a runaway school bus Wednesday when the driver had a medical emergency. They were in danger for 14 minutes before more…

Bill would fine parents for overweight kids

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Asssociated Press) Legislators in Puerto Rico are debating a bill that would fine parents of obese children up to $800 if they don't lose weight. The bill aims more…

Driver 'swigs booze' on school bus

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WCPO-TV) CINCINNATI -- A questionable Facebook photo has a local bus driver in a lot of trouble, and her employer took action Tuesday. The controversial photo shows the more…