By ERIC TUCKERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The police officers who patrol America's colleges are empowered these days to do far more than respond to campus emergencies.
Campus police around the country are increasingly expanding their jurisdiction beyond the school and into the
By FREDERIC J. FROMMERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Richard Leon, the judge who declared that the National Security Agency's bulk collection of millions of Americans' telephone records is likely unconstitutional, has a long record of taking on executive branch actions.
Leon, a blunt-
By PHILIP ELLIOTTAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Students will earn an associate's degree and a high school diploma at the same time. Every student will have a laptop to take home at night. And teachers will be retrained to let students move at their own pace.
All are pilot programs the
By JESSICA GRESKOAssociated Press
RESTON, Va. (AP) - Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg says Supreme Court justices should work as long as they can and shouldn't manipulate their retirement so a like-minded president can appoint their successor.
Some liberals have recently called on the 80-year-old
By Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The administration says a former Microsoft executive is taking over as the top tech honcho for HealthCare.gov, President Barack Obama's problem-plagued health insurance website.
Kurt DelBene will replace White House adviser Jeffrey Zients.
By ALICIA A. CALDWELLAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The acting Homeland Security inspector general has left his post and taken another job in the agency, the department said Tuesday.
Charles K. Edwards had been in charge of investigating allegations of wrongdoing within the massive department.
By MATTHEW PENNINGTONAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The United States imposed sanctions Tuesday on a Myanmar military officer and three companies it accuses of involvement in the continuing, illicit arms trade with North Korea.
The designations do not directly target Myanmar's government
By PAULINE JELINEKAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Six U.S. service members were killed Tuesday when a helicopter crashed in southern Afghanistan, U.S. and NATO officials said.
One person on board the Black Hawk UH-60 was injured and survived, two U.S. defense officials said on condition of
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama on Tuesday huddled with executives from leading technology companies, including Google, Twitter and Apple.
The White House says the meeting was focused on efforts to repair the Obama administration's HealthCare.gov website and reform government
By BARBARA SURKAssociated Press
BEIRUT (AP) - Syrian warplanes stepped up airstrikes on rebel-held districts in Aleppo on Tuesday, the third day of an assault that has killed more than 100 people in the northern city, activists said.
The strikes come hours after U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon
His stat line isn't overwhelming, but the imposing presence of 7-foot-6 Mamadou Ndiaye and his team's defense certainly is.
For the second time this season, UC Irvine held Eastern Washington University to 33 percent shooting or less and went on to hand EWU its first home loss in four tries
By DENISE LAVOIEAssociated Press
BOSTON (AP) - A Harvard student accused of making a bomb threat to get out of a final exam was under a great deal of pressure and seems remorseful, his lawyer said Wednesday after his client was freed on bail.
Eldo Kim, 20, was released on $100,000 bond into the
Daniel Lazcano and his brother Frank were arrested for the murder of Marcus Schur two years ago in Whitman County. Frank Lazcano has already been convicted in the case, and on Wednesday afternoon, after two previous mistrials, Daniel was found guilty by a jury in Spokane County.