- Nebraska beats Tennessee 82-71 in 3rd place game at Barclays Updated: Nov-28-15 5:44 pm
NEW YORK - Wait until Tai Webster feels well.
- Cavanaugh's 18 lead George Washington over Tennessee 73-70 Updated: Nov-28-15 12:31 am
NEW YORK - As a matter of course, George Washington coach Mike Lonergan has trumpeted Tyler Cavanaugh's importance to the Colonials.
- Hotel cooks prepare annual diner for NYC homeless, wealthy Updated: Nov-27-15 11:16 pm
NEW YORK - More than 500 New Yorkers, from homeless people living on the streets to wealthy retirees, sat together in a midtown Manhattan church Friday evening, enjoying a turkey dinner prepared by some of the finest chefs from three luxury hotels.
- Volunteers treat ducks, turtles after Charlotte fuel spill Updated: Nov-27-15 1:08 pm
CHARLOTTE, North Carolina - Volunteers in Charlotte are treating ducks and turtles that were covered with diesel after a fuel spill into local creek.
- Retired accountant helps keep SE Wyoming ski trails groomed Updated: Nov-27-15 11:42 am
LARAMIE, Wyoming - Ski season is just around the corner, and many Laramie residents are watching the weather reports in anticipation of hitting the slopes and trails.
- Church volunteers sending canned turkey around world Updated: Nov-27-15 10:55 am
HENDERSON, Nebraska - More than 100 volunteers in the eastern Nebraska community of Henderson have filled 15,000 tins with cooked ground turkey to help feed the hungry around world.
- Teen moms and dads get a leg up with outreach's help Updated: Nov-26-15 9:44 am
FREDERICKSBURG, Virginia - Joan Gillis keeps a glossy graduation announcement in her office. The card features a photo of a teen in a bright blue cap and gown kissing a baby.
- Volunteer divers recover body of missing canoeist Updated: Nov-26-15 1:39 am
EASTPORT, Maine - Volunteer divers with the Passamaquoddy Tribe have recovered the body of a missing canoeist.
- Interfaith Thanksgiving Dinner celebrates 25 years Updated: Nov-25-15 7:14 am
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - For the 25th year, two Columbia churches are coming together to make sure everyone has a hot turkey dinner on Thanksgiving.
- GOP chair: Party firing volunteer for tweet seen as racist Updated: Nov-24-15 5:24 pm
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - The chairman of Minnesota's Republican party says a local party's volunteer social media manager is being dismissed for referring to a "Negro problem" on Twitter.
- Migrants build society in French camp they call 'the jungle' Updated: Nov-24-15 10:43 am
CALAIS, France - Outside, acrid smoke from wood fires stings the eye, the stench of uncollected garbage and neglected toilets assaults the nose, and an autumn wind chills the bone. But inside Mimi Amanuel's immaculate wood-framed shack, the nightmare life of Calais' migrant camp cannot overpower a woman's dreams.
- Volunteers needed to help place wreaths on veterans' graves Updated: Nov-24-15 4:05 am
BILOXI, Mississippi - Volunteers are needed to help place several thousand Christmas wreaths on the graves of veterans.
- Dubuque Dream Center teaches students character, discipline Updated: Nov-23-15 6:08 pm
DUBUQUE, Iowa - Nonprofit Dubuque Dream Center is aiming to make a difference in the lives of students through a combination of academics and sports.
- Correction: Syrian Refugees-Texas story Updated: Nov-23-15 11:27 am
AUSTIN, Texas - In a story Nov. 20 about Texas instructing resettlement organizations not to help Syrian refugees, The Associated Press incorrectly identified the Health and Human Services executive commissioner. He is Chris Traylor, not Chris Turner.
- Military Veteran Project in Topeka growing Updated: Nov-23-15 10:45 am
TOPEKA, Kansas - If the Military Veteran Project succeeds at improving brain injury treatment and other goals, Melissa Jarboe won't be running the organization she founded.
- Auburn United Methodist prepares boxes for the holidays Updated: Nov-22-15 11:01 am
AUBURN, Alabama - Wednesday night, volunteers and students with Auburn United Methodist Church assembled and taped 490 cardboard boxes in the church's food pantry. Stacked on tables arranged in neat lines, the boxes were ready to be filled with everything needed to cook a holiday meal.
- Tennessee beats Missouri 19-8, spoils Pinkel home finale Updated: Nov-22-15 12:40 am
COLUMBIA, Missouri - Tennessee ignored the pre-game hoopla and the adverse conditions.
- Volunteers to assemble holiday care packages for RI troops Updated: Nov-21-15 10:24 am
WARWICK, Rhode Island - State and local officials are working with dozens of volunteers to assemble care packages for Rhode Island troops this holiday season.
- Colorado still fertile ground for Peace Corps Updated: Nov-21-15 9:48 am
DENVER - When Anita Annan, a 22-year-old Denver native and daughter of immigrants, arrived in Uganda this month to begin service as a Peace Corps literacy specialist, she joined a historically robust cadre of Colorado volunteers amid a recent national surge in applications.
- Volunteer seeks $675,000 for beating at women's shelter Updated: Nov-19-15 2:04 pm
PORTLAND, Oregon - A shelter volunteer has filed a $675,000 lawsuit against the Gospel Rescue Mission of Grants Pass, alleging it should have done more to protect her from an enraged man who wanted to see his wife and daughter.
- EXCHANGE: Balloon handlers train for Thanksgiving Day parade Updated: Nov-18-15 1:17 pm
CHICAGO - On a recent sunny Saturday morning on the great lawn in front of the Museum of Science and Industry, gusts of wind bullied a 40-foot balloon of the cartoon monkey schnickelfritz known as Curious George.
- School launches new mentoring program for English learners Updated: Nov-07-15 11:48 am
ELKHART, Indiana - A colorful chart on the wall of the English as a New Language classroom in Beardsley Elementary School shows the six levels of English proficiency with a challenge to students above it: "How far will you climb this year?"
- Volunteers paint trees at Fargo park to help spare beavers Updated: Nov-07-15 11:43 am
FARGO, North Dakota - A group of volunteers are painting trees at a north Fargo park to try a non-lethal method to keep beaver colonies from chopping down and killing trees along the Red River.
- Generations of Madison family volunteer as first responders Updated: Nov-07-15 10:35 am
MADISON, Nebraska - First responders often refer to their teammates as family.
- Volunteers to go door-to-door to thank Boston's veterans Updated: Nov-07-15 9:33 am
BOSTON - Hundreds of volunteers will be going door-to-door in Boston this weekend to personally thank men and women who have served in the U.S. military.