07/26/2014 12:31amUnited Tribes Technical College in Bismarck is getting a $255,000 federal grant to help minority businesses in North Dakota and around the country.
07/26/2014 1:10amOfficials at a Polk County medical center have shut down surgeries after they suspected a surgical instrument may have been exposed to a rare, fatal brain disease.
07/26/2014 3:10amA tweet on New Mexico Education Secretary Hanna Skandera's account is drawing scrutiny for a misspelling.
07/26/2014 4:00amPeople are being allowed to return to about 200 homes in Utah that were threatened by a brush fire.
07/26/2014 5:10amA fast-moving wildfire in Northern California has burned at least two structures and prompted the evacuation of homes along a rural road east of Sacramento.
07/26/2014 6:00amState Dept.: US shutters embassy in Libya, evacuates staff amid growing violence in Tripoli.
07/26/2014 7:10amHunters from New Mexico, North Dakota and California have joined a pair of locals as winners of five premier hunting tags in the Nevada Dream Tag raffle.
07/26/2014 7:40amWest Virginia University at Parkersburg will be live and on the air in 2015 with its own student-programmed radio station.
07/26/2014 8:00amMississippi University for Women and Copiah-Lincoln Community College have signed a cooperative agreement that will permit graduates of the community college's culinary studies program to transfer credits to the university.
07/26/2014 8:20amAbout a dozen former CIA officials named in a classified Senate report on decade-old agency interrogation practices were notified in recent days that they would be able to review parts of the document in a secure room in suburban Washington after signing a secrecy agreement.
07/26/2014 8:40am"Society doesn't see me, 'cause I've got more to me than meets the eye. I won't lie. I won't cry. I've got dreams that reach beyond the sky."
07/26/2014 9:10amThe registration form for the Greater Decatur Youth Band state: "Why practice at home when you can jam in the park?"
07/26/2014 9:11amThe sprinklers outside the California's state Capitol are off and the lawn is withering, the lemon- and cucumber-infused "water stations" at the state pension building are gone, and prison inmates are taking shorter showers while campers at some popular parks can't take them at all.
07/26/2014 9:21amThe United States shuttered its embassy in Libya on Saturday and evacuated its diplomats to neighboring Tunisia under U.S. military escort as fighting intensified between rival militias. Secretary of State John Kerry said "free-wheeling militia violence" prompted the move.
07/26/2014 9:31amForty educators from Rwanda are arriving at the University of Hartford for the start of a one-month program intended to help Rwandan teachers improve their skills.
07/26/2014 10:11amThe Indiana law allowing the state to take over consistently failing schools could be in for some changes as state officials and private school operators seek to resolve confusion over who has the ultimate authority over the facilities and their students.
07/26/2014 10:21amFormer Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell, his reputation already tarnished and his political future destroyed by a gifts-for-favors scandal, faces the possibility of an even greater loss when his trial on federal corruption charges begins Monday.
07/26/2014 10:31amDr. Marshall Brinton saw the headlines after Minnesota passed a medical marijuana law, looked around at the equipment in his old veterinary laboratory and thought: Yeah, I could do that.
07/26/2014 10:31amA series of unanswered questions about the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 shows the limits of U.S. intelligence gathering even when it is intensely focused, as it has been in Ukraine since Russia seized Crimea in March.
07/26/2014 10:51amNavajo Nation officials say two horses have become infected with the West Nile virus.
07/26/2014 11:11amBrady Deaton has been leading his namesake institution that targets international development since his retirement last year as chancellor of the University of Missouri.
07/26/2014 11:20amWealthy alumni usually finance new football stadiums or libraries at their old colleges. Tom and Leti Contreras are donating nearly $1 million to build a bar.
07/26/2014 11:30amOhio State University says a task force will be formed to help bring changes after the firing of its celebrated marching band's director amid allegations he ignored rampant sexual harassment.
07/26/2014 11:31amDuring the 2008 Summer Olympics, then-41-year-old swimmer Dara Torres competed against others half her age, telling others, "Don't put an age limit on your dreams."
07/26/2014 11:50amThe rate of Arkansas high school seniors going directly to college increased in 2013 — continuing a trend that began in 2009 but still too slow, according to the chairman of the Arkansas Higher Education Coordinating Board.
07/26/2014 11:50amA judge has ruled that two charter schools in the Los Angeles Unified School District can open this fall despite questions about fiscal mismanagement.
07/26/2014 12:10pmOfficials at some Denver homeless shelters say the legalization of marijuana has contributed to an increase in the number of younger people living on the city's streets.
07/26/2014 12:21pmPolice in Payette have arrested a man in the death of a 23-year-old woman.
07/26/2014 12:50pmAuthorities found two more guns at the home of a man suspected of fatally shooting his caseworker and grazing his psychiatrist in suburban Philadelphia before the doctor pulled out his own weapon and fired back.
07/26/2014 1:00pmA third execution by lethal injection has gone awry in six months, renewing debate over whether there is a foolproof way for the government to humanely kill condemned criminals, and whether it's even worth looking for one.
07/26/2014 1:00pmScammers have been preying on the relatives of unaccompanied young migrants being held at two U.S. military bases by conning them into paying nonexistent fees to be reunited with their loved ones, officials said.
07/26/2014 1:11pmA logging project that has just started in the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forest in northern Idaho has been temporarily halted by court action.
07/26/2014 1:20pmGreenville Health System says it will expand a new water filtration system to all of its campuses to prevent the type of outbreak that infected 15 patients and may have led to four deaths.
07/26/2014 1:41pmHusson University has won a $684,000 grant to support education of nurse practitioners.
07/26/2014 1:50pmSince 15-year-old Abigail Hernandez returned home last week, her photo has been taken off the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children's website. The missing-person posters that hung in her hometown for nine months are now scrawled with "Found." Her mother says she and her family are "the happiest people on earth."
07/26/2014 1:50pmA hillside cemetery in Kilbuck holding the remains of more than 1,300 Dixmont State Hospital patients has gone to seed, with some of the numbered concrete markers leaning, toppled or broken and others covered by brush and branches.
07/26/2014 1:50pmSeveral changes will be made to New Mexico's teacher evaluation system, which has hit several snags since its launch, the state's top education official said Friday.
07/26/2014 2:01pmTwo carjackers who fled after ramming a stolen SUV into a family selling fruit for their church, killing three young siblings, were still on the run Saturday as the reward for their capture topped $100,000.
07/26/2014 2:10pmA Foxborough boy with an inoperable brain tumor is celebrating his sixth birthday in style after an outpouring of support, much of it coming from strangers around the world.
07/26/2014 2:20pmNorman landscape impressionist Tim Kenney has just returned from a whirlwind trip around the U.S. that saw him paint 50 paintings ... in 50 states ... in 50 days. A Herculean task for any veteran artist, made even more impressive by the fact that the 58-year-old Kenney took up the palette knife just six years ago.
07/26/2014 2:50pmWith one week left before Congress' August recess, President Barack Obama is prodding Republicans to help ease the influx of minors and migrant families from Central America, but with chances dimming that border legislation will reach his desk before the break, he also is focusing on other ways to stem the flow.
07/26/2014 2:51pmTwenty Five young African leaders have completed six weeks of training at Florida International University under an exchange program created by Obama administration in 2010.
07/26/2014 3:10pmA 12-year-old Southern California boy who hopes to become a computer engineer will be the youngest full-time student in the history of MiraCosta College when he enrolls next month.
07/26/2014 3:41pmA fire has damaged a closed sawmill in Fremont County in eastern Idaho.
07/26/2014 3:51pmSurveillance video from a private residence appears to show Southern California police officers punching a suspect who fled arrest and hitting him in the legs with a baton.
07/26/2014 4:20pmA small airplane with engine trouble struck a pickup truck during an emergency landing on a Nevada highway Saturday morning, authorities said.
07/26/2014 4:40pmFollowing a flu season in which a record number of Oklahomans died as a result of the virus, state and county health officials say educating the public and general common sense are vital to reducing both the death rate and the number of infections.
07/26/2014 4:51pmLawyers for former Nevada developer and political power broker Harvey Whittemore are asking a federal appeals court to allow him to stay out of prison while he appeals his campaign finance conviction.
07/26/2014 5:10pmThe widow of a New York City man who died this month in a videotaped confrontation with New York City police demanded justice on Saturday, saying the victim wasn't asking for trouble.
07/26/2014 5:11pmA 31-year-old man died after being shot by police in the Salt Lake City suburb of Millcreek.
07/26/2014 5:40pmA surgical center recently opened its doors to patients, but not everyone can be treated at the new hospital.
07/26/2014 5:40pmA 40-year-old man has died after an explosion and fire at his northern Utah house.
07/26/2014 5:51pmPolice in New York say an inebriated man ran over and killed a friend who had climbed out of his car and started walking home because she was worried he was drunk.
07/26/2014 6:30pmEvacuation orders in two Utah counties have been lifted for homes threatened by wildfires.
07/26/2014 7:12pmPolice say a toddler crashed a Jeep into an Oregon home, then ran back to his home to watch cartoons.
07/26/2014 8:09pmColorado sheriff's deputy faced down carjacker armed with rifle. Steve Staeger reports.
07/26/2014 8:31pmA U.S. doctor working with Ebola patients in Liberia has tested positive for the deadly virus, an aid organization said Saturday.
07/26/2014 8:41pmAn American doctor working with Ebola patients in Liberia has tested positive for the deadly virus, an aid organization said Saturday.
07/26/2014 9:12pmCell phone video captured SWAT team storming plane to arrest man accused of making threats on plane.
07/26/2014 9:30pmTwo kayakers have been cited for trespassing after breaching a security perimeter at New York's Kennedy Airport.
07/26/2014 10:21pmSan Diego Comic-Con sent a letter saying Salt Lake Comic Con must "cease and desist" from using "Comic Con" in their name.
07/26/2014 11:00pmA third execution by lethal injection has gone awry in six months, renewing debate in the U.S. over whether there is a foolproof way for the government to humanely kill condemned criminals, and whether it's even worth looking for one.
07/26/2014 11:10pmA U.S. doctor working with Ebola patients in Liberia has tested positive for the deadly virus, an aid organization said.
07/26/2014 11:20pmA man dressed as Spider-Man was arrested on charges he slugged a police officer who told him to stop harassing tourists in Times Square.