Education cuts prompt revolt, despair in Oklahoma

AP Photo/J Pat Carter TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma is accustomed to being at the back of the class in funding for public education: It ranks 48th...

Painful options for some Brooklyn subway riders amid repairs

AP Photo/Mark Lennihan NEW YORK (AP) — The lone subway tunnel connecting some of Brooklyn’s hippest, youngest neighborhoods to New York...

Michigan House passes $500M Detroit schools restructure plan

AP Photo/Carlos Osorio LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Michigan House approved a $500 million restructuring plan for Detroit Public Schools early Thursday,...

Michigan House votes to pay Detroit school debt without Dems

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — After 15 hours of mostly private meetings, the Michigan House approved a $500 million restructuring plan for the ailing Detroit...

Consumer watchdog proposes ban on some arbitration clauses

NEW YORK (AP) — If government regulators get their way, it’s going to become a lot easier to sue your bank. By and large, U.S. bank customers...

MTA: 1 ½-year or 3-year shutdown for L train repairs

NEW YORK (AP) — The lone subway tunnel connecting some of Brooklyn’s hippest, youngest neighborhoods to New York City’s commercial heart...