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JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A colorful Mississippi state lawmaker who is an undertaker by trade drew a standing ovation from colleagues Friday after announcing from the House floor that he has dementia, vowing to live out his days with "the gusto of a hound dog." "As a professional...
DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — The University of Minnesota has ordered a review of how it handled allegations of sexual assault involving football players last fall. Board of Regents chairman Dean Johnson announced at the board's meeting in Duluth on Friday that the university's chief...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Once again, "Obamacare" has survived a near-death experience. It won't be the end of the political debate, but House Speaker Paul Ryan acknowledges, "We're going to be living with 'Obamacare' for the foreseeable future." Ryan pulled the "repeal and replace"...
ATLANTA (AP) — It's easy enough to brush off the National Invitation Tournament as nothing more than a lame coronation: crowning a champion of the also-rans. Just don't try pushing that narrative on Josh Pastner and Georgia Tech, or any of the other three teams that will be at...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Call it a lost week in Texas in an already unusual year for Rory McIlroy. The four-time major champion from Northern Ireland lost his opening round at the Dell Technologies Match Play, then lost any chance of advancing when Gary Woodland withdrew from the...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Turner Classic Movies will continue memorializing Robert Osborne at the TCM Classic Film Festival in Los Angeles next month. Festival organizers announced Friday that the eighth annual film festival will be dedicated to the channel's longtime host, who died on...
UT logo AUSTIN—In an ongoing effort to enhance the safest learning environment possible for students, The University of Texas System on Friday announced results of an unprecedented student survey that looks at the prevalence, perceptions and experiences around a range of acts of...
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Paul Ryan guaranteed a win on the Republican plan to dismantle Barack Obama's health care law. Instead, he suffered a brutal defeat, cancelling a vote and admitting "we're going to be living with Obamacare for the foreseeable future." Friday's...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — An advertising boycott of YouTube is broadening in a sign that big companies doubt Google's ability to prevent marketing campaigns from appearing alongside repugnant videos. PepsiCo, Wal-Mart Stores and Starbucks on Friday confirmed that they have also...