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PRINCETON, N.J. (AP) — Princeton University fired its men's lacrosse coach after he elbowed an opposing player during a game. The Ivy League school said Wednesday that the move to terminate coach Chris Bates came after a review of the game at Brown University on Saturday. Bates...
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Federal investigators found significant cybersecurity weaknesses in the health insurance websites of California, Kentucky and Vermont that could enable hackers to get their hands on sensitive personal information about hundreds of thousands of people, The...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate is refusing to come to the aid of airline passengers squeezed by the ever-shrinking size of their seats. An amendment by Democratic Sen. Chuck Schumer of New York would have blocked airlines from further reducing the "size, width, padding, and pitch...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Prosecutors charged four Los Angeles County social workers with child abuse, saying they were so negligent in handling the case of an 8-year-old boy who died of gruesome, multiple injuries that just like his abusers they were criminally responsible. The four,...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans don't know a lot about the Zika virus that is linked to birth defects and creeping steadily closer to the U.S., according to a new poll that found about 4 in 10 say they've heard little to nothing about the mosquito-borne threat. Even among people who...
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Forget blowup air mattresses. Space station astronauts are getting their first inflatable room. It's a technology demo meant to pave the way for moon bases and Mars expeditions, as well as orbiting outposts catering to scientists and tourists. Bigelow...
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — As the U.S. Air Force prepared to roll out a new sexual assault prevention strategy, it sent a delegation to Connecticut College, a small liberal arts school that introduced the same program several years earlier. The visit last month — including...
ATLANTA (AP) — Severe weather rolled through Alabama, Georgia and Florida overnight with a suspected tornado injuring several people in southwest Georgia, authorities said Thursday. Two people were seriously injured when a trailer home was destroyed in Dickey, in Calhoun County...
Massachusetts prosecutors say Michelle Carter sent her boyfriend, Conrad Roy III, dozens of text messages urging him to take his own life. Carter's lawyer says she tried repeatedly to talk him out of it and only began to support the plan when it became clear he would not change...