09/16/2014 03:28 PM EDT - AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — As Texas mulls new history textbooks for its 5-plus million public school students, some academics are decrying lessons they say exaggerate the influence of Christian values on America's Founding Fathers.
Research drones launched into Hurricane Edouard 09/16/2014 03:14 PM EDT - MIAMI (AP) — U.S. government scientists are launching winged drones into Hurricane Edouard, hoping to collect data that could help forecasters understand what makes some storms strengthen into monsters while others fade away. Full Story
09/16/2014 03:14 PM EDT - SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California will no longer be the last Western state with a pump-as-you-please approach to groundwater.
Donald Trump's Atlantic City history 09/16/2014 02:55 PM EDT - ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — One Atlantic City casino bearing Donald Trump's name closed Tuesday and another is threatening to close in November, but Trump himself has mostly cut ties with the struggling seaside resort. Full Story
09/16/2014 02:44 PM EDT - BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Boise State University officials say they will change their on-campus event policies after private legal organizations said the school violated the First Amendment by charging a student organization security fees for a gun-rights event.