WASHINGTON (AP) — Students who like NASCAR take note: You need a lot of geometry and physics to get a race car to go 200 laps at speeds that can top 200 mph.
In a nod to the often overlooked science behind races like Sunday's Daytona 500, NASCAR is announcing a years-long commitment to promote "STEM" in classrooms. STEM is the buzzword for science, technology, engineering and math.
NASCAR says it's distributing 7,400 kits to classroom teachers...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The official agenda for the National Governors Association winter meeting doesn't tell the full story.
While many governors will attend panel discussions on cybersecurity, education reform and economic development, a select group of state executives will spend much of the weekend working in private to improve their White House prospects.
The three-day gathering beginning Friday in Washington comes at a critical time for ambitious...
STEPHENVILLE, Texas (AP) — A forensic psychologist says the ex-Marine who shot "American Sniper" author Chris Kyle and another man wasn't legally insane, but had a paranoid disorder made worse by using alcohol and marijuana.
Prosecutors on Friday called a rebuttal witness in the trial of Eddie Ray Routh, who's charged with killing Kyle and his friend Chad Littlefield. Routh's attorneys, who are pursuing an insanity defense, rested their case Thursday.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Republican Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton says the state's gay marriage ban has been "needlessly cast into doubt" after a judge gave a lesbian Austin couple permission to tie the knot.
Paxton on Friday asked the Texas Supreme Court to declare the marriage license issued to Suzanne Bryant and Sarah Goodfriend invalid. Paxton warned of "legal chaos" if the court doesn't make clear that a judge wrongly allowed the couple to wed.