Idaho State University has investigated allegations of bullying in its softball program and says the concern was based on misinterpreted comments, and the Big Sky Conference says it's conducting a review.
The former chief military prosecutor at Guantanamo Bay has settled a lawsuit against the Library of Congress, which fired him after he wrote opinion columns criticizing the Obama administration's decision to try some suspected terrorists before military tribunals.
Paul J. Weber, Associated Press | Posted May 31st - 1:40pm
The fight over bathroom rights for transgender students escalated in Texas on Tuesday as the state's lieutenant governor urged schools to defy the Obama administration while parents of transgender children accused Republican leaders of stoking intolerance and making their kids targets for bullying.
Don Babwin, Associated Press | Posted May 31st - 1:30pm
Chicago began the unofficial start of summer over Memorial Day weekend with dozens of shootings that killed six people and wounded 56 others, contributing to a spike in violent crime in the city this year.
John L. Mone, Associated Press | Posted May 31st - 1:21pm
Residents of some rural southeastern Texas counties were bracing for more flooding Tuesday along a river that had reached a record-high crest just two years after it had run dry in places because of drought.
Scott Bauer, Associated Press | Posted May 31st - 1:20pm
There were "systemic failures" by the federal agency charged with independently investigating complaints at a western Wisconsin Veterans Affairs medical facility known as "Candy Land" because of the free flow of prescription drugs, a U.S. Senate committee probe released Tuesday determined.
Hallie Golden, Associated Press | Posted May 31st - 1:20pm
Two Utah sisters grew up in the same bedroom, went to the same college, worked for almost a decade at the same company and have visited over 50 countries side by side. Now every three weeks, they sit together in matching chairs and chat as their bodies are pumped full of chemotherapy drugs.
Brady McCombs, Associated Press | Posted May 31st - 1:20pm
Members of a group that sued over altered terms of a joint operating agreement between The Salt Lake Tribune and Deseret News dropped their lawsuit Tuesday, saying they are confident terms of the Tribune's sale to the wealthy Huntsman family leave the newspaper on solid ground.