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Dartmouth Winter Carnival theme honors Dr. Seuss

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 13th - 9:30am

Dartmouth College is again honoring one of its most famous graduates with the theme of this year's Winter Carnival: Seuss on the Loose.

The Latest: Baton Rouge police say 2 officers, suspect shot

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 13th - 9:30am

The Latest on police shooting in Baton Rouge (all times local):

Police: More than 50 cars involved in big I-78 pileup

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 13th - 9:01am

State police say a pileup involving more than 50 vehicles has closed Interstate 78 in central Pennsylvania. Authorities say multiple injuries have been reported.

Massachusetts prepares for Arctic cold blast

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 13th - 9:00am

State officials say they'll be monitoring dangerous cold and wind chills over the President's Day weekend.

Idaho hiking trail reopens following aggressive goat problem

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 13th - 9:00am

The U.S. Forest Service reopened a northern Idaho hiking trail Saturday after deciding aggressive mountain goats that had grown accustomed to human handouts and even become demanding had time to find other sources of food.

Iowa City high school students learn with new standing desks

Holly Hines-Citizen, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 13th - 8:50am

As English class started at City High Wednesday, some students took their seats. Others chose to stand at the school's new standing desks.

GOP congressman mulls run for governor in deep blue New York

Michael Hill, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 13th - 8:50am

Republican U.S. Rep. Chris Gibson says his cross-aisle success in his upstate district can be scaled up statewide. The 51-year-old is edging closer to a 2018 run for governor, an office Democrats have held since 2006. Though confident, Gibson acknowledges the path to victory is "steep and narrow" in a state with twice as many Democrats as Republicans.

Baton Rouge police say 2 officers, 1 suspect shot

Michael Kunzelman, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 13th - 8:50am

Two Baton Rouge police officers who were shot early Saturday during a confrontation with a suspect are hospitalized in stable condition, police said.

Columbine shooter's mother says she thinks of victims daily

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 13th - 8:40am

The mother of Columbine High School shooter Dylan Klebold says she didn't know anything was wrong with her son before the 1999 attack, and she prayed for his death when she heard he was involved and that the rampage might still be underway.

School officials reviewing rules for transgender students

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 13th - 8:40am

Alabama education officials have spent the past few weeks reviewing legal issues regarding transgender students accessing locker rooms and bathrooms on school properties.

Cerebral palsy can't stop Brunswick resident from dancing

Brittany Tate, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 13th - 8:20am

On any given evening, Mary Fashik can be seen dancing on the front row in Zumba class at Bailey's Powerhouse Gym in Brunswick. Oftentimes teaching one or two dances herself, it's something the 38-year-old, vivacious Brunswick resident has enjoyed doing since her first Zumba class at the YMCA in February 2013.

5 killed when car going wrong way slams into SUV in Ohio

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 13th - 8:10am

Police say five people are dead after a car going the wrong way on an Ohio interstate slammed head-on into an SUV.

Yale continues to mull name change for Calhoun College

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 13th - 7:51am

Yale University continues to mull whether to change the name of a residential college named for 19th century alumnus John C. Calhoun who was an ardent supporter of slavery.

NY senator calls for "50-hour learning week"

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 13th - 7:51am

A group of New York state senators is pushing for a big investment in after-school programs and all-day kindergarten to create what they're calling a "50-hour learning week" for students.

Maine offering money to students who want to farm

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 13th - 7:30am

Maine agriculture officials are offering scholarship grants to students pursuing an education in farming and other fields involving natural resources.

Longtime Massachusetts college president to retire

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 13th - 7:20am

A Massachusetts community college will soon start looking for a new president, the third since the school was founded more than 50 years ago.

Baton Rouge police say two officers, one suspect hospitalized with gunshot wounds after confrontation

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 13th - 7:00am

Baton Rouge police say two officers, one suspect hospitalized with gunshot wounds after confrontation.

Heinrich to host discussion on New Mexico's heroin problem

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 13th - 3:20am

U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich is planning a community discussion in northern New Mexico to address the state's growing heroin and prescription drug addiction epidemic.

94-year-old Navajo Code Talker's home gets major facelift

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 13th - 3:10am

A Navajo Code Talker who was forced out of the home he built 60 years ago when it fell into disrepair has moved back in after volunteers did extensive renovations.