IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Abandoning a practice that has faced criticism, Taser International will no longer hire police chiefs with whom it has business relationships within weeks or months after they leave public service.
DETROIT (AP) — First lady Michelle Obama talked to a rally of more than 2,000 Detroit high school students about the importance of committing to education beyond high school as part of her "Reach Higher" initiative.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Online donations account for a fraction of the money given to charities each year, but a new company is hoping to change that with a mix of videos, contests for celebrity meetings and behind-the-scenes access that was once reserved only for top donors. Here's a look at Chideo, the Dallas-based company looking to build what founder Todd Wagner calls a "Cause Network" devoted to raising more awareness for nonprofits, and more money as well.
SEATTLE (AP) — Mount Everest is normally buzzing with activity this time of year, with hundreds of hopeful climbers gathering at base camp to attempt to summit the world's tallest peak during a narrow 10-day window in May before the monsoons arrive.
A former loyalist to New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie arrived at court Friday to plead guilty to charges related to creating a traffic jam near the George Washington Bridge for political purposes, a person with knowledge of the case told The Associated Press.