Higher education

March 25, 2017 - 4:37 pm
BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — The outgoing leader of the University of California's Berkeley campus improperly accepted free benefits, mostly related to personal fitness, an investigation found. A report released Friday was heavily blacked out, but the readable portions said Berkeley Chancellor Nicholas...
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President Donald Trump talks about the health care overhaul bill, Friday, March 24, 2017, in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. Trump’s accusation that his predecessor ordered snooping of his communications has fallen apart, slapped down by the FBI chief and again by the Republican leading the House intelligence committee, a Trump ally. The president gave up on arguing that Barack Obama tapped his phones, and he doesn’t give up on anything easily. A look at how that sensational charge and a variety of other statements by the president, on Russia, immigration, health care and more, met reality checks over the past week. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
March 25, 2017 - 8:50 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's accusation that his predecessor ordered snooping of his communications has fallen apart, slapped down by the FBI chief and again by the Republican leading the House intelligence committee, a Trump ally. The president gave up on arguing that Barack Obama...
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March 24, 2017 - 8:44 pm
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina estimates it has amassed more than $5.6 million in attorneys' fees and other costs between mid-2015 and January tied to its multi-year academic scandal. The school released updated figures Friday as it responds to public records requests. The total included...
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March 24, 2017 - 8:00 am
CONGRESS-HEALTH OVERHAUL UPDATE: Trump threatens to walk away from health care WASHINGTON (AP) — No more talk, it's time to vote. That was President Donald Trump message to GOP lawmakers last night, following a day of proposed changing and negotiating over the Republican plan to replace "Obamacare...
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March 24, 2017 - 7:13 am
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — University of Georgia officials say they plan a public talk about human remains found during a campus construction project, and about the history of slavery at the institution. Workers on a campus construction project discovered the first of the remains from more than 100 burial...
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March 24, 2017 - 7:06 am
CAR THEFT-BOYS ABDUCTED UPDATE: Boys found safe CATHEDRAL CITY, Calif. (AP) — Two young brothers who were in a vehicle that was stolen in Southern California have been found safe. Police in Cathedral City say the 1- and 2-year-olds were with their babysitter when she got out of the car to run an...
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March 24, 2017 - 4:56 am
KEYSTONE PIPELINE NEW: House to vote on GOP health plan WASHINGTON (AP) — Senior officials say the Trump administration will approve the Keystone XL pipeline today. Officials say the State Department will recommend the pipeline is in U.S. interests, clearing the way for the White House to grant a...
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March 24, 2017 - 4:02 am
CONGRESS-HEALTH OVERHAUL Trump threatens to walk away from health care WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is threatening to leave "Obamacare" in place and move on to other issues if a House vote on a Republican replacement health care plan fails on Friday. The outcome of the planned vote is...
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March 24, 2017 - 2:57 am
CONGRESS-HEALTH OVERHAUL Trump threatens to walk away from health care WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is threatening to leave "Obamacare" in place and move on to other issues if a House vote on a Republican replacement health care plan fails on Friday. The outcome of the planned vote is...
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March 24, 2017 - 1:54 am
CONGRESS-HEALTH OVERHAUL UPDATE: Trump threatens to walk away from health care WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is threatening to leave "Obamacare" in place and move on to other issues if a House vote on a Republican replacement health care plan fails on Friday. The outcome of the planned...
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