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FILE – In this May 9, 2017, file photo, Bill Lager, center, co-founder of Ohio's largest online charter school, the Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow or ECOT, speaks to hundreds of supporters during a rally outside the Statehouse in Columbus, Ohio. The virtual school could lose its required sponsor and abruptly close in early 2018, although ECOT has said it's working to remain open. Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018, is the school's deadline to send a proposed remedy to the sponsor, Educational Service Center of Lake Erie West. (AP Photo/Julie Carr Smyth, File)
Giant e-school closure means abrupt change for studentsOne of the nation's largest online charter schools is closing abruptly halfway through the academic year
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FILE - This file photo provided by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice shows Anthony Allen Shore. Shore, a Houston-area sex offender who was convicted of killing a young woman and confessed to three more strangling deaths, is set for lethal injection in Texas on Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018, in what would be the first U.S. execution of 2018. (Texas Department of Criminal Justice via AP, File)
'Tourniquet Killer' executed in Texas for 1992 stranglingA man who became known as Houston's "Tourniquet Killer" because of his signature murder technique has become the nation's first prisoner executed in 2018.
The Associated Press31 minutes ago
Former Massey CEO and West Virginia Republican Senatorial candidate, Don Blankenship, speaks during a town hall to kick off his campaign in Logan, W.Va., Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018. Blankenship will face two other Republican candidates in the May 8th primary. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
Convicted ex-coal CEO launches US Senate bid with town hallFormer coal executive kicks off Republican primary bid for US Senate from West Virginia backing Trump
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NCAA President Mark Emmert presents the NCAA President's Pat Summitt Award to Julie Soriero, athletics director at MIT, during the NCAA Convention, Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
Emmert expects to see quick changes in college basketballNCAA President Mark Emmert says the governing must act on a set of recommendations to clean up college basketball before the start of next season
The Associated Press41 minutes ago
FILE - In this Sept. 13, 2017, file photo, workers are shown at San Jacinto River Waste Pits near the Interstate 10 bridge over the river in Channelview, Texas. The Environmental Protection Agency says an unknown amount of a dangerous chemical linked to birth defects and cancer may have washed downriver from a Houston-area Superfund site during the flooding from Hurricane Harvey. A top manager who supervises the Environmental Protection Agency's program for cleaning up the nation's most contaminated properties and waterways told Congress the government needs to plan for the ongoing threat posed to Superfund sites by climate change. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)
EPA official speaks on risk of climate change to toxic sitesA top manager who supervises the EPA's program for cleaning up the nation's most contaminated properties and waterways told Congress the government needs to plan for the ongoing threat posed to Superfund sites by climate change
The Associated Press55 minutes ago
Police escort the body of Deputy U.S. Marshal Christopher David Hill, 45, to a funeral home, Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018, in Harrisburg, Pa. A gunman opened fire on law enforcement officers serving an arrest warrant inside a home before dawn Thursday, killing a deputy U.S. marshal before he was shot to death by police as he fled outside, authorities said. (Dan Gleiter/PennLive.com via AP)
Deputy US marshal killed while serving Pennsylvania warrantAuthorities say a deputy U.S. marshal was shot and killed while serving a warrant in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
The Associated Press56 minutes ago
This Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018, photo provided by the Riverside County Sheriff's Department shows Louise Anna Turpin.  Prosecutors filed 12 counts of torture, seven counts of dependent adult abuse, six counts of child abuse and 12 counts of false imprisonment against Turpin and her husband, David Allen Turpin.  Authorities say the abuse left the children malnourished, undersized and with cognitive impairments.   (Riverside County Sheriff's Department via AP)
Prosecutor: Parents starved kids until they stopped growingProsecutors say a California couple accused of torturing a dozen of their children for years starved them to the point that their growth was stunted
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., speaks to reporters as he walks towards the Senate as Congress moves closer to the funding deadline to avoid a government shutdown on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
House votes to avert federal shutdown, Senate chances dimThe House has approved a bill preventing a weekend government shutdown, but the Senate prospects are dim.
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Russia's Maria Sharapova signs autographs after defeating Latvia's Anastasija Sevastova in their second round match at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)
WTA signs lucrative 10-year deal to move finals to ChinaThe WTA has signed a 10-year deal to move its season-ending WTA Finals to Shenzhen, China, in 2019. The prize money will double from $7 million to $14 million.
The Associated Press1 hour ago
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