By By JUSTIN POPEAP Education Writer
Compensation for private college presidents has continued to drift upward, while the number crossing the $1 million barrier - a signal of prestige, and a magnet for criticism - held steady at 36, according to a new survey.
The latest annual compilation by
MIAMI (AP) - A Miami man faces up to 20 years in prison for allegedly trying to smuggle birds from Cuba into the United States in his pants.
The U.S. Attorney's office says Alberto Diaz Gonzalez pleaded guilty Thursday to attempting to import undeclared wildlife from the Caribbean island. He is
MIAMI (AP) - A Miami man faces up to 20 years in prison for allegedly trying to smuggle birds from Cuba into the United States in his pants. The U.S. Attorney's office says Alberto Diaz Gonzalez pleaded guilty Thursday to attempting to import undeclared wildlife from the Caribbean
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) - The man President Hugo Chavez wants to succeed him is an intensely loyal 50-year-old former bus driver who has long served as the international face of Venezuela whenever the socialist president wasn't soaking up the limelight himself.
NICOLAS MADURO had been foreign
By By DAN JOLINGAssociated Press
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - Stanford University Medical Center doctors gave Alex Lee a parting gift at the end of his heart operations earlier this year: surgeon's masks.
They knew Lee, 19, would be returning home to Fairbanks, Alaska, and gave him the masks to
CLEVELAND (AP) - A Transportation Security Administration officer was fatally shot by her husband Sunday before he killed himself on an off-site parking lot at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport, authorities said.
Before turning the gun on himself, the husband fired at a second TSA employee
HOUSTON (AP) - Former President George H.W. Bush remains in stable condition in his third week of hospitalization in Houston for treatment of a bronchitis-related cough.
Methodist Hospital spokesman George Kovacik (koh-VAH'-chik) said Sunday there was no change in the 88-year-old Bush's
By By PORFIRO IBARRA and GALIA GARCIA-PALAFOXAssociated Press
MONTERREY, Mexico (AP) - The wreckage of a small plane believed to be carrying Jenni Rivera, the U.S-born singer whose soulful voice and unfettered discussion of a series of personal travails made her a Mexican-American superstar,
IRVING, Texas (AP) - The grandmother of Jerry Brown, who was killed in what police say was a drunken-driving accident, remembers him as a young man who stopped at nothing to realize his dream of becoming a professional football player. Theresa Clark of St. Louis tells The Associated Press
By By JOHN FLESHERAssociated Press
LANSING, Mich. (AP) - With defeat in the Michigan Legislature virtually certain, Democrats and organized labor intend to make enactment of right-to-work laws as uncomfortable as possible for Gov. Rick Snyder and his Republican allies while laying the