Education Secretary

Cartoonist Glenn McCoy who caught heat Tuesday for depicting U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos as Ruby Bridges -- the African-American girl in Norman Rockwell's southern school desegregation painting "The Problem We All Live With" -- explained his controversial decision Wednesday.

Johnthany Walker was apprehended and charged with vehicular manslaughter, reckless endangerment, and reckless driving.

Several Republicans joined Democrats to confirm John King for education secretary. King's main task is implementing the sweeping new education law.

A Senate committee approved John King for education secretary. He awaits a confirmation vote from the full Senate.

President Obama plans to nominate acting education secretary John King to the department's top post. This comes after the Republican-led Senate signaled its readiness to swiftly approve the nomination.