Higher education

March 19, 2017 - 9:10 am
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia lawmakers head into the final two weeks of the legislative session with a lot of unfinished business, including a state budget for the coming financial year. The General Assembly plans to adjourn on March 30, with only five days of floor votes scheduled. Lawmakers generally...
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Northwestern guard Scottie Lindsey (20) drives around Gonzaga forward Johnathan Williams (3) during the first half of a second-round game in the NCAA men's college basketball tournament Saturday, March 18, 2017, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
March 18, 2017 - 6:26 pm
The Latest on Day 3 of the NCAA Tournament (all times Eastern): 6:20 p.m. Northwestern's dream season could be ending shortly. The Wildcats are being outmanned by Gonzaga through the first half. The top-seeded Bulldogs lead 38-20. Nigel Williams-Goss leads Gonzaga with 14 points, six rebounds and...
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Oklahoma State head coach Brad Underwood yells from the sideline during a first-round game against Michigan in the men's NCAA college basketball tournament in Indianapolis, Friday, March 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
March 18, 2017 - 4:39 pm
The Latest on Day 3 of the NCAA Tournament (all times Eastern): 4:30 p.m. The University of Illinois says it hired Brad Underwood as its men's basketball coach, a day after Underwood's Oklahoma State team lost to Michigan on Friday in the first round of the NCAA Tournament Friday. "I am excited to...
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In this March 11, 2017 file photo, Villanova's Kris Jenkins (2) reacts after making a three point basket during the first half of a championship NCAA college basketball game against Creighton in the finals of the Big East men's tournament in New York. Top-seeded Villanova faces No. 8 seed Wisconsin in the second round of the East region on Saturday, March 18. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II, File)
March 18, 2017 - 4:06 pm
The Latest on Day 3 of the NCAA Tournament (all times Eastern): 4:00 p.m. Top-seeded Villanova has some work to do. The defending national champion trails eight-seeded Wisconsin 31-27 at halftime of a second-round game in the East region. Trying to become the first back-to-back titlists in 10 years...
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Louisville head coach Rick Pitino gestures during the first half of a first-round game against Jacksonville State in the men's NCAA college basketball tournament in Indianapolis, Friday, March 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
March 18, 2017 - 3:24 pm
The Latest on Day 3 of the NCAA Tournament (all times Eastern): 3:20 p.m. Louisville coach Rick Pitino could be standing on the opposite sideline for Sunday's game — if not for a change of heart 16 years ago. The two-time national champion acknowledged that he briefly accepted the Michigan job one...
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March 10, 2017 - 8:47 pm
TRUMP TRAVEL BAN-WISCONSIN Judge exempts Syrian family from Trump ban MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A federal judge in Madison, Wisconsin, has issued an order temporarily blocking President Donald Trump's administration from enforcing his new travel ban against a Syrian family trying to reach that state. A...
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FILE - In this March 1, 2017, President Donald Trump speaks in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington. President Trump’s revised travel ban will temporarily halt entry to the U.S. for people from six Muslim-majority nations who are seeking new visas, allowing those with current visas to travel freely, according to a fact sheet obtained by The Associated Press. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
March 09, 2017 - 7:00 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — The Latest on Hawaii's lawsuit and legal efforts by other U.S. states challenging President Donald Trump's travel ban (all times local): 1:55 p.m. Washington state Attorney General Bob Ferguson says President Donald Trump's revised travel ban has "the same illegal motivations as the...
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March 08, 2017 - 12:46 am
CHINA-POLITICS-KOREAS TENSION China says NKorea could suspend nukes for halt in US drills BEIJING (AP) — China has proposed that North Korea could suspend its nuclear and missile activities in exchange for a halt in joint military drills conducted by the U.S. and South Korea. Foreign Minister Wang...
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FILE - In this Thursday, March 2, 2017, file photo, Middlebury College students turn their backs to author Charles Murray during his lecture in Middlebury, Vt. The college says it has initiated an independent investigation into the protest in which the author of a book discussing racial differences in intelligence was shouted down during the guest lecture and a professor was injured. (AP Photo/Lisa Rathke, File)
March 06, 2017 - 10:41 pm
MIDDLEBURY, Vt. (AP) — An author of a book discussing racial differences in intelligence who was shouted down by protesters at Middlebury College when he gave a guest lecture and was confronted by some of them afterward says he wants the college to sanction those involved. Charles Murray, who...
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March 06, 2017 - 12:51 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Harvard Law School says the family of the late Justice Antonin Scalia will donate his papers to the school's library. The school announced Monday that the collection would include Scalia's writings from his tenure on the Supreme Court as well as his time as a federal appeals court...
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