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BOSTON (AP) — Once seen as a luxury of the corporate world, private planes are becoming increasingly common at U.S. colleges and universities as schools try to attract athletes, raise money and reward coaches with jet-set vacations. Some schools spend millions of dollars a year...
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Last year, Utah enacted a first-in-the-nation law requiring that fetuses receive anesthesia or painkillers before elective abortions starting at 20 weeks gestation. Nine months later, the only licensed clinic providing those abortions in the state says no...
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Move over, Wilt. After 55 years, one of your records is no more. Anthony Davis took care of that. At the defense-free dunkfest that now serves as the NBA's All-Star Game, Davis scored a record 52 points and led the Western Conference past the Eastern...
NEW YORK (AP) — More than a thousand people of various faiths rallied in New York City in support of Muslim Americans and to protest President Donald Trump's immigration policies. The "I Am A Muslim Too" rally was held in Times Square on Sunday and was organized by several...
NEW YORK (AP) — Three former elite U.S. gymnasts, including 2000 Olympian Jamie Dantzcher, have come forward saying they were sexually abused by a former doctor currently facing trial on a separate matter. Dantzscher, three-time U.S. rhythmic gymnastics champion Jessica Howard...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — After decades as the crossroads of prairie populists and checkbook conservatives, Iowa has suddenly become solidly Republican like many of its Midwestern neighbors. It was one of four states — along with Kentucky, Missouri and New Hampshire — that flipped...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on storms in California (all times local): 3:00 p.m. The first outer rain bands from a storm headed to Northern California are bringing light rain, wind and renewed warnings of possible flooding. Forecasters say a powerful Pacific storm will reach...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Residents returning to homes damaged by flooding should be prepared to evacuate again as yet another powerful Pacific storm takes aim at Northern California, officials warned Sunday. The San Joaquin River was reaching flood stage, and residents of Manteca...
NEW YORK (AP) — Kraft Heinz has decided to withdraw its $143 billion offer to buy mayonnaise, tea and seasonings maker Unilever. The companies announced the decision Sunday in a joint press release. Unilever, which has a head office in London, earlier had spurned the offer,...