Education Secretary Arne Duncan Steps Down

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is reluctantly accepting the resignation of Education Secretary Arne Duncan, saying he’s earned the right to return home as one of the longest-serving secretaries in the department’s history.


Companies Default on Tax Break Deal

CHICAGO (AP) — A newspaper’s analysis of Illinois’ signature corporate tax-break program has found the companies that receive the deals often don’t add jobs and sometimes even lay off workers.