Higher education

President Donald Trump listens during a meeting with the National Association of Manufacturers, Friday, March 31, 2017, in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
March 31, 2017 - 2:13 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — A judge on Friday approved an agreement for President Donald Trump to pay $25 million to settle lawsuits over his now-defunct Trump University, ending nearly seven years of legal battles with customers who claimed they were misled by failed promises to teach success in real estate...
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Daniel Petrocelli, lead attorney for President Donald Trump, leaves the courthouse after a hearing Thursday, March 30, 2017, in San Diego. A judge said Thursday he will issue a ruling at a later time on whether to accept an agreement for President Trump to pay $25 million to settle lawsuits over his now-defunct Trump University. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
March 31, 2017 - 11:21 am
SAN DIEGO (AP) — A proposed $25 million settlement between President Donald Trump and former customers of his now-defunct Trump University hinges on a judge who praised the deal Thursday but delayed his final approval though sharply questioning a challenge. If approved, the settlement would end...
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Daniel Petrocelli, lead attorney for President Donald Trump, leaves the courthouse after a hearing Thursday, March 30, 2017, in San Diego. A judge said Thursday he will issue a ruling at a later time on whether to accept an agreement for President Trump to pay $25 million to settle lawsuits over his now-defunct Trump University. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
March 31, 2017 - 2:22 am
SAN DIEGO (AP) — U.S. District Judge Gonzalo Curiel is once again reflecting on his second-oldest case — a nearly seven-year-old lawsuit alleging that Donald Trump defrauded students of the now-defunct Trump University before he was president. The filings fill millions of pages. There were 65...
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March 31, 2017 - 12:34 am
ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on the Georgia General Assembly's final day of this year's legislative session (all times local): 12:20 a.m. Georgia lawmakers have approved legislation allowing people with state permits for concealed handguns to carry on public college campuses, sending it to Gov. Nathan...
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March 30, 2017 - 8:11 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Only hours remain before Georgia lawmakers adjourn for the year but they still disagree about the details of a bill allowing anyone 21 and older with a state-issued permit to carry a concealed handgun on campus. Georgia is one of 17 states that ban firearms on college campuses. Gov...
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March 30, 2017 - 2:10 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's nominee for Air Force secretary came under scrutiny Thursday as Democrats questioned her work as a defense industry consultant and a conversation she had a decade ago with a federal prosecutor during a corruption probe. During her confirmation hearing...
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March 29, 2017 - 5:31 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The North Carolina Senate has elected a recent colleague and a former state Republican Party chairman to the University of North Carolina Board of Governors. Former Sen. Bob Rucho of Matthews and Tom Fetzer of Wilmington were among six elected Wednesday to four-year terms on...
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FILE - In this Sept. 5, 2015, file photo, Arkansas fans cheer on the Hogs during an NCAA college football game against UTEP at Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium in Fayetteville, Ark. The Southeastern Conference said Tuesday, March 28, 2017, it wants Arkansas lawmakers to exempt college sporting events such as football games from a new law greatly expanding where concealed handguns are allowed, citing concerns about safety at its games. (AP Photo/Samantha Baker, File)
March 28, 2017 - 8:42 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — An Arkansas House committee advanced a measure Tuesday to exempt college sporting events from a state law allowing guns after the Southeastern Conference appealed for guns to be banned from facilities such as football stadiums. Gov. Asa Hutchinson signed the new state law...
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FILE - In this Sept. 5, 2015, file photo, Arkansas fans cheer on the Hogs during an NCAA college football game against UTEP at Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium in Fayetteville, Ark. The Southeastern Conference said Tuesday, March 28, 2017, it wants Arkansas lawmakers to exempt college sporting events such as football games from a new law greatly expanding where concealed handguns are allowed, citing concerns about safety at its games. (AP Photo/Samantha Baker, File)
March 28, 2017 - 7:08 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — An Arkansas House committee advanced a measure to exempt college sporting events from a state law allowing guns after the Southeastern Conference appealed for guns to be banned from facilities such as football stadiums. Gov. Asa Hutchinson signed the new state law last week...
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March 28, 2017 - 4:05 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia senators have backed legislation allowing concealed handguns on public college campuses. Tuesday's Senate vote, 32 to 22, sends the bill to the House for final review. House approval will send the bill to Gov. Nathan Deal, setting up another difficult decision for the...
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