Minnesota still tops on ACT test

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Garrison Keillor’s well-known line about Lake Wobegon where “all the children are above average” rings true in Minnesota’…

Iowa college-readiness ACT scores rise

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — ACT scores show a higher percentage of Iowa’s 2013 high school graduates demonstrated readiness for college-level co…

US sanctions Islamic school in Pakistan

PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — The United States has placed unprecedented sanctions on an Islamic school in northwest Pakistan for allegedly trai…

NJ judge allows taping of Snooki MTV series

BERKELEY TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — A judge won’t stop production of the MTV reality show “Snooki & JWoww” in a New Jersey shore town that’s rebu…