Disability sports

President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán in the Oval Office of the White House, Monday, May 13, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
May 13, 2019 - 11:11 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration wants to shift money for Pell Grants for college education to fund new spending, including a $1.6 billion bump for NASA to return American astronauts to the moon by 2024. Under a budget amendment sent to Congress Monday evening, the administration would...
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FILE - In this May 31, 2018, file photo, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos speaks during a visit of the Federal School Safety Commission at Hebron Harman Elementary School in Hanover, Md. Education, it’s safe to say, is not President Donald Trump’s top priority. Instead, he entrusts that realm to Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, who after two years has emerged as one of the most polarizing figures in the Cabinet but also one of its most enduring members. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File)
May 06, 2019 - 12:37 am
When President Donald Trump visits a school, it's usually for a campaign rally, not a classroom tour. At his latest State of the Union address, he mentioned education just once. On Twitter, he has used the word "education" six times while in office, compared with 500 uses of the word "border."...
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President Donald Trump speaks at a Wounded Warrior Project Soldier Ride event in the East Room of the White House, Thursday, April 18, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
April 18, 2019 - 2:35 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump highlighted his efforts to build up the military as he welcomed wounded warriors for an annual White House visit. The 22 men and seven women were on the Washington segment of the Wounded Warrior Project Soldier Ride, a multiday cycling event through Maryland...
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FILE - In this Aug. 19, 2018, photo, Marko Cheseto, a college All-American who lost both feet to frostbite after being stranded outside in an Alaskan blizzard in 2011, competes in the Skinny Raven Half Marathon during the Anchorage RunFest in Anchorage, Alaska. After making his marathon debut in New York in 2018, Cheseto will run in the Boston Marathon on April 15, 2019, with the goal of competing in the race's new Para Athlete division in 2020. (Bill Roth/Anchorage Daily News via AP, File)/Anchorage Daily News via AP, File)
April 08, 2019 - 2:04 am
BOSTON (AP) — When Marko Cheseto lines up in Hopkinton for the start of the Boston Marathon next week, he will already be looking past the finish line, 26.2 miles away. It's next year, when organizers will christen three new para athlete divisions, that he will have a chance to claim something he...
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In this Wednesday, March 20, 2019 photo, Ryan Straschnitzki speaks during an interview with The Associated Press in Philadelphia, Straschnitzki, a young hockey player was paralyzed in the Humboldt Broncos bus crash in Canada. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
April 04, 2019 - 2:04 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Tom Straschnitzki was wrangling his fussy youngest child when his iPhone buzzed. His hands full, Tom put the phone on speaker and heard the terrifying sound of his oldest son calling from a bus and screaming for help. "Dad, you've got to help this time! You've got to save the...
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President Donald Trump talks with reporters before boarding Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Thursday, March 28, 2019, for the short trip to Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland. Trump is traveling to Michigan to speak at a rally before spending the weekend at his Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
March 29, 2019 - 6:00 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he is backing off his budget request to eliminate funding for the Special Olympics, reversing course on a proposal that was unlikely to be approved by Congress after days of bipartisan criticism. Speaking to reporters Thursday as he left the White House...
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President Trump talks to reporters before leaving on Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Thursday, March 28, 2019, for the short trip to Andrews Air Fore Base in Maryland. Trump is traveling to Michigan to speak at a rally before spending the weekend at his Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
March 28, 2019 - 9:05 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on a proposal to eliminate funding for the Special Olympics (all times local): 9 p.m. The Trump administration is reversing itself on a budget request to eliminate funding for the Special Olympics. President Donald Trump says he has authorized funding for the...
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President Donald Trump talks with reporters before boarding Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Thursday, March 28, 2019, for the short trip to Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland. Trump is traveling to Michigan to speak at a rally before spending the weekend at his Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
March 28, 2019 - 6:35 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump announced Thursday that he was backing off his budget request to eliminate funding for the Special Olympics, reversing course on a proposal that was unlikely to be approved by Congress after days of bipartisan criticism. Speaking to reporters as he left the...
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March 28, 2019 - 4:31 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — After days of pressure, Trump says he's backing off his budget request cutting funding for Special Olympics.
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CORRECTS TO PARTS OF HIS PELVIS, AND NOT PELVIS AS ORIGINALLY SENT - In this February 2014 photo provided by Kathleen Walsh, Thomas Walsh and Mikaela Shiffrin pose in Sochi, Russia. Ten years ago, ski racer Thomas Walsh was diagnosed with cancer that ended up taking parts of his pelvis. By his side that day was Olympic champion Mikaela Shiffrin. She remains one of his biggest fans as Walsh rises through the ranks as a Paralympian. (Kathleen Walsh via AP)
March 28, 2019 - 1:12 pm
Ten years ago, Mikaela Shiffrin visited a friend and fellow ski racer in the hospital who was diagnosed with cancer. Thomas Walsh could barely sit up or eat and later had parts of his pelvis and lung removed due to the tumors. Shiffrin grew up skiing with Walsh, the two sharing a similar instructor...
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