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In this Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2016 photo, parents pick up their children at Naranca Elementary in El Cajon, Calif. The school is one of many in the San Diego suburb that has received an influx of Syrian refugees. According to the U.S. State Department, nearly 80 percent of the more than 11,000 Syrian arrivals over the past year were children. Many of those children are enrolling in public schools around the country, including Chicago; Austin, Texas; New Haven, Connecticut; and El Cajon, which received 76 new Syrian students the first week of school. (AP Photo/Christine Armario)
Most US Syrians arrivals are kids, now enrolling in schoolU.S. State Department figures show most of the more than 11,000 Syrian refugees who arrived in the country over the past year were under age 18.
The Associated Press5 minutes ago
FILE - In this Oct. 4, 2016 file photo, Carolyn Channing joins others at a rally against Proposition 64 at the Capitol in Sacramento, Calif. If approved by California voters in November, Proposition 64 would legalize the recreational use of marijuana. Campaign reports show political donors have spent a record $450 million for and against 17 measures on California's November ballot, breaking the previous campaign spending record of $438 million set in 2008.  (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli,file)
Donors pour record $450 million into California initiativesCampaign reports show political donors have spent a record $450 million on 17 statewide November ballot initiatives in California, beating the state's own record for the most spent on propositions appearing on statewide ballots in a single year
The Associated Press24 minutes ago
National Park Service Director Jon Jarvis in shown in a photo taken Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2016, at Boise State University in Boise, Idaho. Jarvis says the agency needs to attract younger and more racially diverse visitors if it wants to remain relevant. Jarvis, who is retiring in January, was in Boise to give a speech for the Andrus Center for Public Policy. (AP Photo/Keith Ridler)
US parks director: More worker sex harassment cases likelyThe outgoing director of the National Park Service says the agency has to attract younger, more racially diverse visitors and also successfully address sexual harassment in its workforce that has rocked the agency in the last year
The Associated Press27 minutes ago
Former Penn State University assistant football coach Mike McQueary leaves the Centre County Courthouse Annex in Bellefonte, Pa., Monday, Oct. 17, 2016. The trial for McQueary's defamation and whistleblower lawsuit against Penn State over how it treated him for complaining about assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky sexually abusing a boy got underway with opening arguments on Monday. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
Penn State former president calls aides' charges 'injustice'Penn State's former president has testified he called allegations against two of his top lieutenants charged in the Jerry Sandusky sexual abuse scandal groundless because he had developed a deep trust in them over the years
The Associated Press32 minutes ago
FILE - In this Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2016 file photo released by the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), James Southworth, Investigator-in-Charge for the National Transportation Safety Board's investigation, is handed the lead car's video recorder in an anti-static bag from NTSB investigator Michael Hiller, in Hobokon, N.J. New Jersey legislators will consider granting themselves subpoena power as they begin to look into last month's New Jersey Transit train crash that killed one woman and injured more than 100. The Democrat-led Assembly Judiciary Committee is expected to consider subpoena authorization on Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016. (N.J. Transit Police Det. Laquan Hudson/NTSB via AP, File)
Growing calls for railroad probe in wake of station crashThe Democrat-led New Jersey Assembly has voted to grant itself subpoena power as it begins an investigation into last month's fatal train crash in Hoboken
The Associated Press37 minutes ago


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