03/30/2014 12:20amA former Nevada lawmaker who led California police on a high-speed chase on the day he was expelled from the state Assembly has entered into a plea deal in the felony case.
03/30/2014 1:10amA lioness that had given birth to a healthy cub less than four months ago at Zoo Miami has died.
03/30/2014 2:20amThe University of Florida will pay the company Pearson Embanet an estimated $186 million over the life of its 11-year contract to help launch and manage the state's first fully online, four-year degree program.
03/30/2014 3:10amA New Mexico State University Regents professor has been selected to serve on an advisory committee that works with the nation's top health officials.
03/30/2014 3:11amA United Nations climate panel has a major report due out tomorrow and one conclusion is that global warming could lead to hotter tempers and a chill in human relations.
03/30/2014 6:00amA turf battle between a southern Nevada rancher and federal land managers is heading for a showdown on remote public land northeast of Las Vegas.
03/30/2014 6:31amTeachers in the North Country are encouraged to apply for fellowship and scholarship programs sponsored by the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation.
03/30/2014 6:50amA woman charged along with her newlywed husband with killing a man she met through Craigslist tells a newspaper that two other men had responded to her ad for companionship but never showed up.
03/30/2014 7:10amOfficials at the University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown say that several students have reported an illness that's believed to be an airborne norovirus.
03/30/2014 7:30amA northeastern Ohio university's farm is now providing food for animals at Cleveland's zoo.
03/30/2014 7:41amPushing through the crowd of emergency responders, Royal Carpenter yelled frantically for his daughter, the teenager he often called "gym rat" at Hatton High where he coached.
03/30/2014 7:50amThey gather the first Thursday of the month at the University of Charleston's Geary Student Union for drinks, dinner and a topic that could be just about anything.
03/30/2014 7:50amChristopher Dickey is helping students face the music at Rivesville School.
03/30/2014 8:00amAn 86-year-old man shot his grandson in the head, killed the grandson's girlfriend and then took his own life because he believed the couple was taking advantage of his ailing daughter and living in her home, the grandson said in an interview published Sunday.
03/30/2014 8:00amA teenager who says another student slashed her in the face at their Long Island high school is suing the school system. She says officials knew she had been bullied and harassed but didn't take steps to prevent the attack.
03/30/2014 8:10amScenes from the Tennessee Williams play "A Streetcar Named Desire" will be presented April 11-12 at Mississippi College.
03/30/2014 9:50amThe North Pike School District Board has narrowed the field to three candidates in its search for a new superintendent of schools.
03/30/2014 10:00amA veteran University of Wyoming faculty member has been chosen to lead the Wyoming medical education program.
03/30/2014 10:01amThe Idaho Supreme Court says prosecutors do not have an absolute right to veto a judge's desire to sentence a person to a mental health court program.
03/30/2014 10:01amKansas education officials have extended this year's testing period for students because of persistent computer glitches with state tests.
03/30/2014 10:20amAs an Army general faced court-martial for sexual assault this month, a young military lawyer sat each day in the front row of the gallery, a few feet behind the prosecutors.
03/30/2014 10:20amA black math teacher at Amherst Regional High School who has been the target of racist graffiti has again been the subject of graffiti.
03/30/2014 10:30amLongwood University says a reduction in mandatory student fees will largely offset a tuition increase for the 2014-2015 academic year.
03/30/2014 10:58amLove can sometimes break a heart but marriage seems to do it a lot of good. A study of more than 3.5 million Americans finds that married people are less likely than singles, divorced or widowed folks to suffer any type of heart or blood vessel problem.
03/30/2014 11:10amGovernor French Academy students with wet, sticky modeling compound in their hands went to work forming trees on two different sculptures under the direction of sculptor Marina Lee of Milwaukee, Wis.
03/30/2014 11:10amThe skyline of the eastern Idaho community of Sugar City has a different look now.
03/30/2014 11:20amA second Alderson-Broaddus University student has been charged and expelled in connection with a group fight at West Virginia Wesleyan College.
03/30/2014 11:59amThere's still a push for Utah to play a bigger role in the 2016 presidential primary race, even though a bill to make the state's election the first in the nation stalled in this year's Legislature.
03/30/2014 12:00pmTwo Hutchinson sisters want people to know that post-traumatic stress disorder can also affect the children in military families.
03/30/2014 12:21pmEdwin Pacheco was in and out of the hospital for months. He'd survived one organ transplant and desperately needed another. But he wasn't the only one suffering. Few people asked how his wife was holding up as she kept vigil, cornered hard-to-understand doctors and held job and family together.
03/30/2014 12:40pmBill Fales wanted a new baler and a better irrigation system for the 700-acre ranch where he raises grass-fed beef cattle, but he scrapped those plans when he saw his new health insurance premiums.
03/30/2014 12:41pmBall State University students are using music to help bring patients with Alzheimer's disease out of their fog of memories.
03/30/2014 12:41pmA simple test appears very good at ruling out heart attacks in people who go to emergency rooms with chest pain, a big public health issue and a huge worry for patients.
03/30/2014 12:50pmA Colorado man is suing Idaho police, accusing a trooper of presuming he had marijuana simply because his license plates marked him as being from a state where medical post was legal, The Denver Post reported Sunday.
03/30/2014 12:50pmThree sets of bleached rib cages lie in the grass at the edge of U.S. Highway 95.
03/30/2014 1:01pmAuthorities say an Ohio man's 18 dogs were poisoned with antifreeze, and that one of them has died.
03/30/2014 1:01pmResearchers at the State University at Albany report developing a fast, accurate method for crime scene investigators to detect and recover gunshot residue from a crime scene or suspect.
03/30/2014 1:51pmTheir motto is simple — courage to change.
03/30/2014 2:00pmDogs and cats are often beloved family members in current culture, but animals held such a prominent place in ancient Egyptian society that tens of millions were mummified, some going into the pharaohs' tombs to rest eternally in the company of their kings.
03/30/2014 2:01pmSeveral Pine Belt principals say a bill that would require high-school students to learn cardiopulmonary resuscitation is a great idea.
03/30/2014 2:01pmThe University of Massachusetts has scheduled a ribbon-cutting ceremony for its new satellite center in downtown Springfield.
03/30/2014 2:01pmA paramedic school in Meridian has closed, leaving some students in the program with questions about completing their training.
03/30/2014 2:11pmMonday marks the end of the six-month sign-up period for insurance under President Barack Obama's health care overhaul, a highly controversial attempt to reduce the number of Americans without medical coverage, estimated at about 50 million.
03/30/2014 2:21pmA simple test appears very good at ruling out heart attacks in people who go to emergency rooms with chest pain, a big public health issue and a huge worry for patients.
03/30/2014 2:21pmMainly dry weather is forecast tomorrow through Wednesday in western Washington, which should help recovery workers at the site of the mudslide who have been working in the rain.
03/30/2014 2:31pmA once homeless Florida college student is now realizing his dreams after placing in a piano competition that will allow him to perform at Carnegie Hall.
03/30/2014 2:41pmDemocratic leaders in the Oklahoma Senate plan to pitch their tent on the Capitol lawn overnight to welcome rallying teachers.
03/30/2014 2:41pmFor 16-year-old Banderas Walker, who speaks softly and wears nail polish, school was a series of fights and bullies. His situation was so bad, he says, Shelby County Schools allowed him "safety transfers."
03/30/2014 3:01pmA survey of hundreds of visitors to Mount Rushmore National Memorial shows that the vast majority of tourists are satisfied with their visit, with an average tour lasting nearly three hours, but it also highlights ways visitors say the site could be improved.
03/30/2014 3:11pmA killer who has been in custody in a psychiatric hospital for more than 40 years is asking a western Michigan judge to give him a chance at freedom under a law that was repealed in the 1960s but still applies to him.
03/30/2014 4:01pmA transient has been arrested on suspicion of robbing five banks and credit unions around Salt Lake City since early February.
03/30/2014 4:10pmThe Secret Service says a man has been arrested after he climbed over a fence at the White House.
03/30/2014 4:21pmWhen Gov. Mike Pence signed the new preschool pilot program into law last week, he heaped praise on a bipartisan group of lawmakers who gathered around him at the DayStar Childcare Ministry in Indianapolis.
03/30/2014 4:32pmAs a roller-coaster sign-up season winds down, President Barack Obama's health care law has indeed managed to change the country.
03/30/2014 4:50pmAn explosion of illegal marijuana growing operations in Shasta County is taxing local law enforcement's ability to keep up, according to the Shasta County Sheriff's Office.
03/30/2014 5:07pmThe U.S. Geological Survey says the magnitude-4.8 earthquake that shook northern Yellowstone National Park is the strongest there since 1980.
03/30/2014 5:09pmTucson police shot pepper spray at several hundred fans who took to the streets and threw beer bottles and firecrackers at officers Saturday night after the University of Arizona basketball team's overtime loss to Wisconsin in the NCAA tournament.
03/30/2014 5:30pmPeople living in the path of a deadly Washington state landslide had virtually no warning before a wall of mud, trees and other debris thundered down the mountain. Some of the homeowners didn't even know the hillside could give way at any time.
03/30/2014 6:31pmFewer than half of Mississippi's primary care doctors are taking new Medicaid patients, Mississippi State University researchers say.
03/30/2014 6:41pmDelta State University's new president is going on the road to recruit students to the regional university in Cleveland.
03/30/2014 6:41pmA funeral service will be held Monday for a 20-year-old man fatally shot by federal Bureau of Land Management rangers near Red Rock Canyon about 20 miles west of Las Vegas.
03/30/2014 7:01pmLouisiana excluded magnet schools from this year's nominations for the federal Education Department's Blue Ribbon School of Excellence honors.
03/30/2014 7:01pmThe Las Vegas area's oldest arts organization is shutting down after 25 years in operation.
03/30/2014 7:21pmWashington authorities say the number of confirmed dead from the mudslide rises from 18 to 21.
03/30/2014 7:51pmAn Idaho man has been struck and killed by a train in Ontario, Ore.
03/30/2014 8:01pmA man was shot and fatally wounded by campus police on Sunday near student apartments at Georgia's Columbus State University after they responded to reports that someone had been seen loading a gun, campus authorities said.
03/30/2014 8:30pmA string of storms is giving a much-needed boost to a dismal Sierra snowpack just before the traditional peak of the snow season.
03/30/2014 9:31pmHobart "Hobie" Alter, who helped popularize surfing and sailing with the development of the foam surfboard and the "Hobie Cat" sailboat, has died. He was 80.
03/30/2014 10:11pmUnlike some other states where Republicans used their gains in statewide elections to seize control of the redistricting process after the 2010 census, the re-drawing of Nevada's voting districts was done by a court-appointed panel and overseen by a judge.
03/30/2014 10:11pmUtah earned an additional congressional seat following the 2010 census, and Republican state lawmakers in charge of the redistricting process used that opportunity to slice up the district of seven-term Democratic U.S. Rep. Jim Matheson into four parts.
03/30/2014 10:49pmThe United States and Russia agreed Sunday that the crisis in Ukraine requires a diplomatic resolution, but four hours of talks between U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov failed to break a tense East-West deadlock over how to proceed.
03/30/2014 10:51pmIdaho has just two congressional districts and the border between them has been shifting on a steadily westward march since the 1970s as the population of Boise grows.
03/30/2014 11:01pmMany of the dogs essential in the search for victims of the deadly mudslide that buried a mountainside community will take a two-day break, rescue crews said Sunday, as the official death toll rose and more bodies were recovered.
03/30/2014 11:31pmThe Albuquerque mayor said late Sunday that a more than 10-hour protest over recent police shootings has turned from peaceful into "mayhem," as officers in riot gear clashed with protesters who blocked traffic, tried to get on freeways and shouted anti-police slogans.