- The Latest: At Mexico hospital, even pope has a Valentine Updated: Feb-14-16 6:39 pm
MEXICO CITY - The Latest on Pope Francis' visit to Mexico (all times local):
- UC Berkeley's tuition break for Californians nearly erased Updated: Feb-14-16 6:11 pm
BERKELEY, California - Tuition and mandatory fees have more than doubled for California residents at the prestigious University of California, Berkeley's law and business schools since fall 2005, a report published Sunday found.
- Arkansas State: Lockdown sparked by student video project Updated: Feb-14-16 6:03 pm
JONESBORO, Arkansas - Arkansas State University students working on a video project sparked reports of armed men near the student union on Sunday, leading to a lockdown of about an hour at ASU's Jonesboro campus.
- Gov. Edwards' special session on budget, taxes opens Updated: Feb-14-16 5:39 pm
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Valentine's Day didn't arrive with flowers or candy for Louisiana's lawmakers, but with bleak budget discussions and tax talk.
- Legislation funding school technology grants moves forward Updated: Feb-14-16 5:02 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - Legislators have given a preliminary nod to a plan for investing in statewide classroom technology.
- University of Kansas Endowment is using crowdfunding Updated: Feb-14-16 4:42 pm
LAWRENCE, Kansas - The KU Endowment Association is trying to raise money for smaller projects across campus with a new crowdfunding campaign called Launch KU.
- High school basketball players accused of punching freshmen Updated: Feb-14-16 3:45 pm
SANTA FE, New Mexico - Seven high school basketball players have been suspended in New Mexico over allegations the boys ganged up on freshmen teammates, hitting and punching them.
- Pharmacy school construction priced millions over budget Updated: Feb-14-16 3:36 pm
HILO, Hawaii - Bids to build the University of Hawaii's new pharmacy school in Hilo are at least $2.5 million more than expected.
- Homeless youth on the rise, with state funding in question Updated: Feb-14-16 3:14 pm
SEATTLE - Now that the family of 11-year-old Brian Phillips has found a place to live after spending about a year homeless, doing homework comes without fighting the distracting commotion of living in shelters.
- Some Iowa teacher misconduct not reported to national group Updated: Feb-14-16 3:10 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa - At least 103 cases of teacher misconduct in Iowa were omitted from a national database since 1990.
- Scalia's death means loss of key vote in divided cases Updated: Feb-14-16 3:04 pm
WASHINGTON - Justice Antonin Scalia's death deprives conservatives of a key vote that could change the outcome in some major Supreme Court cases, including one in which labor unions appeared headed for a big defeat.
- Senate approves bill aimed at lottery scholarship fix Updated: Feb-14-16 2:33 pm
SANTA FE, New Mexico - It's now up to lawmakers in the House to consider a proposal aimed at shoring up New Mexico's struggling lottery scholarship program.
- Southwest Idaho school district hopes to polish image Updated: Feb-14-16 1:17 pm
NAMPA, Idaho - A southwest Idaho school district that went through a financial crisis three years ago has hired a company to help it create a new logo, vision and mission statement.
- Groundbreaking set next month on Owensboro college's center Updated: Feb-14-16 1:06 pm
OWENSBORO, Kentucky - Ground is scheduled to be broken next month on the final phase of Owensboro Community & Technical College's long-delayed Advanced Technology Center.
- Police: man, 23, charged with murder after 3 shot at party Updated: Feb-14-16 12:51 pm
DAYTONA BEACH, Florida - A man suspected of fatally shooting a college football player and wounding two other students after a fight at a party in Daytona Beach is being charged with first-degree murder.
- University of Nebraska builds major projects without bids Updated: Feb-14-16 12:41 pm
OMAHA, Nebraska - Several of the University of Nebraska's biggest projects at its Lincoln and Omaha campuses are being built through private partnerships that don't use public bidding.
- College says around 200 students report stomach ailment Updated: Feb-14-16 12:40 pm
COLLEGEVILLE, Pennsylvania - Officials say around 200 students at a Pennsylvania college have now reported symptoms of a stomach illness, but the source of the ailment remains a mystery.
- Cumberland University launches project on Martin Van Buren Updated: Feb-14-16 12:22 pm
LEBANON, Tennessee - Cumberland University is launching a major national project Monday - in time for Washington's Birthday - on the papers of Martin Van Buren. Van Buren was the eighth president of the U.S., serving from 1837 to 1841.
- McAlester ex-superintendent's husband resigns school post Updated: Feb-14-16 12:13 pm
McALESTER, Oklahoma - The husband of the recently fired McAlester Public School superintendent has resigned his job with the district.
- Click says she'll fight to keep her Missouri job Updated: Feb-14-16 12:08 pm
COLUMBIA, Missouri - A suspended University of Missouri assistant professor says she wants to keep her job and has been working with a public relations firm to repair her image after becoming nationally known for her run-ins with student journalists during protests at the university.
- MD University System's chancellor could get $125K kitchen Updated: Feb-14-16 11:14 am
PIKESVILLE, Maryland - The University System of Maryland's chancellor could get a $125,000 kitchen renovation in the Baltimore County mansion the system provides for its chief executive.
- Child prodigy from Chile pursues 2 doctorates from Rutgers Updated: Feb-14-16 11:05 am
PATERSON, New Jersey - Patricio Molina was famous before he knew it. When he was 3, he showed up to a TV studio with a pacifier and captivated a national audience, playing the piano with a fluency and poise that belied the sight of a tiny boy whose shiny black shoes didn't reach the ground.
- Plan calls for closure, construction of Rapid City schools Updated: Feb-14-16 10:56 am
RAPID CITY, South Dakota - A new long-range plan for the Rapid City school district calls for the closure of some schools and the construction of new ones.
- Demolition next door puts archaeology museum on shaky ground Updated: Feb-14-16 10:50 am
PHILADELPHIA - An archaeology museum in Philadelphia has moved thousands of ancient treasures offsite and is using vibration sensors to monitor delicate items still on display while an earth-shaking demolition project continues next door.
- Ralston High School clubs organize food pantry for students Updated: Feb-14-16 10:49 am
OMAHA, Nebraska - Skyler Slaven grabbed granola bars and fruit cups from a small closet in an auditorium room at Ralston High School and tossed them into a plastic grocery bag.