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BOSTON (AP) — A new study finds that eight private colleges paid their presidents more than $2 million in 2014, the most ever to hit that mark. The Chronicle of Higher Education reported the finding Sunday in its annual ranking of pay for the leaders of private colleges. The...
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Shelley Mack, a one-time tenant of the converted warehouse dubbed the "Ghost Ship," found the rental in an ad on Facebook. She paid about $700 a month in rent, along with a security deposit of the same amount and a one-time contribution of about $700 to a...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump threatened in a series of early-morning tweets Sunday to punish American companies that move plants and jobs to other countries. The proposal — along with Trump's negotiation to get appliance maker Carrier to keep 800 jobs from...
NEW YORK (AP) — It took 30 years for a former student to be ready to report he'd been sexually abused by a respected Roman Catholic priest on high school trips. But it didn't take long to realize the priest wouldn't be held accountable in court. Though the church said...
MIAMI (AP) — In the heart of Miami's Little Havana, Cuban exile Armando Garcia said Sunday's funeral of Fidel Castro granted neither simple closure nor optimism for immediate change, but was a glimmer of hope for democracy in Cuba. Garcia, 76, a retired electronics salesman who...
MOUNT RAINIER NATIONAL PARK, Wash. (AP) — The elusive weasel-like mammal poked its head out of the wooden crate, glanced around and quickly darted into the thick forest of Mount Rainier National Park — returning to a landscape where it had been missing for seven decades. One by...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — In the epic, 16-year battle over a priceless painting looted by the Nazis, there is one point on which all sides agree: When Lilly Cassirer and her husband fled Germany ahead of the Holocaust, they surrendered their Camille Pissarro masterpiece in exchange for...
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — One car rear-ends another on a Saturday night. People argue. It escalates. Ten or so gunshots later, one driver is dead and the other waits nervously to give his side of the story to police. Conflicts settled by gunfire are tragically common in New Orleans but...
MOUNT RAINIER NATIONAL PARK, Wash. (AP) — Pacific fishers have declined on the West Coast over the decades, but the forest-dwelling, weasel-like mammals are slowly making a comeback in Washington state. Officials released 10 Pacific fishers into the forest of Mount Rainier...