It's not just a child's home life that can lead to chronic absenteeism. Student attendance generally is higher if the school conditions are better, according to a new report on chronic absenteeism.
HOUSTON (Texas Tribune) — Democratic presidential candidate Julián Castro aggressively challenged Joe Biden — a fellow former Obama administration official — on the debate stage here Thursday, seeming to question the former vice president’s memory and saying he was not fulfilling former President Barack Obama’s “vision” on health care.
As angry as he might seem on screen, Black is fine with the amount of work he already has. “I had started doing a bunch of Conans and a special or two for Comedy Central," he said. "All that came into play and then ‘The Daily Show’ pushed me to another level.”
JONESBORO — A Union County jury on Thursday convicted a man of first-degree murder after a booby-trapped shotgun killed another man on his rural property in 2018.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on Thursday announced the repeal of a controversial Obama-era rule on regulating water under the Clean Water Act.
Top House Republicans, including Rep. Liz Cheney, released their American Energy First Act on Sept. 11, a massive overhaul to federal lands energy policy seen by many as a response to the Democratic delegation’s recently proposed bans on offshore drilling.
With her poll numbers hitting a stubborn plateau, the third Democratic presidential debate may become a key moment for Sen. Kamala Harris to recapture the momentum her candidacy has lost in recent weeks, multiple sources inside and outside the campaign said.
For generations, our country has been Mother Nature’s steward, setting aside and protecting important expanses of public lands for posterity. But what if these lands and natural resources suddenly got a “steward” who was a predator, rather than a protector?
About 200 people came to Wednesday's meeting at Sherman Middle School. Almost all the speakers opposed the plan to base the new class of jets at Truax Field.
A controversial pipeline that runs through northern Wisconsin and across the Bad River Reservation has ruptured at least 33 times in the past generation and spilled more than 1.1 million gallons of oil into the environment.
The Trump administration plans to ban all non-tobacco-flavored e-cigarettes in an effort to decrease use among youth, according to a news release from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Congressional Democrats grilled acting U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Director William Perry Pendley during a committee hearing Tuesday for his perceived views on public lands.
Homebuyers who want to get the most from their real estate investment should buy near specific grocery stores, according to a new study on home resale values.
A rally Wednesday evening on the east lawn of the Randolph County Courthouse in recognition of International Overdose Awareness Day attracted more than 200 people offering support for addicts and praying for life solutions.
The 29th annual Aloha International Steel Guitar Club convention commenced Thursday morning downtown Winchester with a brief address by Mayor Shon Byrum, a group hula dance and an emotional tribute to longtime member Leonard T. "Trouble" Zinn.
Sen. Rand Paul warns against a "needless escalation" of war, saying that bombing Iran after a recent attack on Saudi Arabian oil facilities would be a "big mistake."
In a panel discussion Aisha Moodie-Mills and Jennifer Granholm debate Joe Biden's response to a question on his ability to repair the legacy of slavery.
2020 Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg discusses his "Medicare for All Who Want It" plan, warns that a mandatory gun buyback plan is playing right into the Republicans' hands, talks about the future of the war in Afghanistan and says a person at any age can be "a great president."
In an interview with Jake Tapper, Andrew Yang discusses his signature policy and his debate night pledge to give his "freedom dividend" to 10 American families for one year
In an interview with Jake Tapper, Kentucky Senator Rand Paul continues his feud with Rep. Liz Cheney, discusses his views on foreign policy and gun control legislation.
In an interview with Jake Tapper, Mayor Pete Buttigieg responds to fellow candidate Beto O'Rourke's debate comment "hell yes" he wants to take AR-15's
Texas Democratic Rep. Vicente Gonzalez on Sunday flipped his support from Julián Castro to Joe Biden for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination.
Texas Democratic Rep. Vicente González told CNN's Jake Tapper he is shifting his support from Julián Castro to Joe Biden for the Democratic presidential nomination, saying now is the time to narrow the 2020 field and unite as Democrats.
CNN's Jake Tapper questions Democratic presidential candidate Mayor Pete Buttigieg about former Vice President Joe Biden's answer on the legacy of slavery during the third Democratic presidential debate.
In an interview with CNN's Jake Tapper, Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang said racial epithets hurt, but in the case of comedians, words should be taken in a different light. This comes after Yang jumped into controversy on Twitter by responding to Shane Gillis', a new cast membe…
76 anti-ICE protesters were arrested for blocking traffic in Manhattan during a sit-in at the Microsoft store on Fifth Avenue, a New York Police Department spokesman said. The protesters are demanding the tech company stop allowing ICE to use their technology.
At least 22 people were injured Saturday evening after a deck collapsed at a home in Wildwood, New Jersey, according to representatives for area hospitals.
Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) was hounded Thursday with multiple questions about whether the House Judiciary Committee is engaged in an impeachment inquiry. Pelosi pushed back that six committees are and have been engaged the entire year in investigating the President and his administration.
A former NFL player Edawn Louis Coughman is facing criminal charges after he allegedly destroyed his business near Atlanta to make it look like a hate crime burglary, police said.
After a video of comedian Shane Gillis making crude jokes towards Asian Americans surfaced, Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang weighed in.
Video shows a 3-year-old boy with autism pull out an air conditioner unit from a window, then climb out onto the seventh-floor scaffolding. CNN affiliate WPIX reports.
After a Down syndrome community group in Louisville created a remake video of the Backstreet Boys hit song "I Want It That Way," the band planned a special surprise.
Some students with Down Syndrome got to meet all five Backstreet Boys before their concert in Louisville, KY Friday after a video of them lip synching "I Want It That Way" got the band's attention
Jefferson Sharpnack tells CNN's Ana Cabrera how his hot lunch was taken away from him at school on his birthday due to an unpaid balance on his account. When his grandmother realized some other children were in the same boat, she helped spark a change in policy.
Jon Ossoff, who entered the national spotlight during a 2017 House election, is challenging Republican Sen. David Perdue for his Senate seat in Georgia.
Former Attorney General Eric Holder predicted President Donald Trump may be prosecuted after his presidency if he doesn't first face impeachment proceedings while in office -- but warned of the possible risks to the nation.
An American hunter is now allowed to bring home the carcass of a lion he killed in Africa. This is the first time a lion trophy has been approved for import into the US since the animal was listed as a "threatened species" under the Endangered Species Act three years ago. CNN's Polo Sandoval…
CNN's David Axelrod asks former US Attorney General Eric Holder about his opinion on whether Democrats should launch and impeachment inquiry against President Trump.
Authorities have identified about $1 billion in wire transfers between the owners of pharmaceutical giant Purdue Pharma, the entities they control and different financial institutions, New York Attorney General Letitia James said.
The family of Dr. Ulrich Klopfer, a former abortion doctor who died in September 2019, found the medically preserved fetal remains while sifting through his belongings.
CNN's David Axelrod speaks with former US Attorney General Eric Holder about immigration in to the US and whether current Democratic presidential candidates have policies that send the wrong message.
During a town hall with Sen. Bernie Sanders in Nevada, a veteran who said he was suffering from Huntington's Disease told the 2020 candidate he was going to take his own life over his nearly $140,000 in medical debt. If you or a Veteran you know is in crisis, connect with the Veterans Crisis…
President Donald Trump in a statement said late al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden's son Hamza bin Laden had been "killed in a United States counterterrorism operation in the Afghanistan/Pakistan region."
The hit TV sitcom "Friends" continues to draw in audiences 25 years after it first premiered. CNN's Clare Sebastian takes a closer look at the show's impact on a new generation.
The Montana Highway Patrol awarded a grandmother with the unofficial title of "honorary state trooper" after she has attempted to slow down speeders in her neighborhood using a hair dryer. CNN affiliate KPAX has the story.
Police say an 18-karat gold toilet was stolen from Blenheim Palace, the birthplace of former UK Prime Minister Winston Churchill, in Oxfordshire, England.
California lawmakers were evacuated after a woman tossed a feminine hygiene product containing what appeared to be blood onto the Senate floor, officials said.
In an interview for SiriusXM's "Jess Cagle Show," Renée Zellweger talks about the moment she overheard people talking about her on a London subway.
The Bahamas are bracing for Tropical Storm Humberto, which will bring rain and wind to Abaco and Grand Bahama. CNN's Allison Chinchar reports these areas are still recovering from the devastating effects of Hurricane Dorian.
One person is dead and two are injured after police say a man intentionally crashed his truck into the emergency room of an Ohio hospital. CNN affiliate WBNS reports.
Landon Johnson,a 23-year-old diabetic who is running out of insulin and can't afford more, tells CNN affiliate WTVF he feels like he will die before he turns 30.
CNN's Chris Cuomo speaks to Elizabeth Heng, the woman behind the controversial attack ad featuring a burning photo of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.