• 2-time plane crash survivor Austin Hatch now student aide

    Updated: 10 hr ago

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — The highlights from Austin Hatch's first season at Michigan still resonate, even as he gives up his playing role on the basketball team. "First free throw is obviously a memory, versus Coppin State," he said. "Those are the memories I'll have for the rest of my...

  • Rand Paul faces tough questions from Orthodox Jewish crowd

    Updated: 10 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — Looking to woo New York's Orthodox Jewish community, Republican presidential contender Rand Paul faced tough questions Monday about his support for Israel and his approach to foreign policy in the Middle East. The Kentucky senator spoke in front of a group of several...

  • Uruguay urges ex-Guantanamo detainees to sign for housing

    Updated: 10 hr ago

    MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay (AP) — Uruguay's foreign minister said Monday that six former Guantanamo Bay detainees resettled here will be out of a house and off public assistance unless they agree to terms they have so far rejected, the latest in an increasingly public battle over who is...

  • Homeless 'right to rest' bill fails in Colorado

    Updated: 10 hr ago

    DENVER (AP) — Colorado lawmakers have said no to a bill that would have outlined rights that homeless people have in public. A House committee voted 8-3 Monday to reject the so-called "Homeless Persons' Bill of Rights." The measure would have given the homeless a right to rest in...

  • AP Interview: UNESCO chief says Nepal sites 'huge disaster'

    Updated: 10 hr ago

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — An expert team will assess whether parts of the World Heritage site that were nearly destroyed by this weekend's earthquake can be repaired or even reconstructed, the head of the United Nations cultural agency said Monday. UNESCO chief Irina Bokova told The...

  • State extends emergency declaration for bird flu response

    Updated: 10 hr ago

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Gov. Mark Dayton and state officials approved a monthlong extension to a peacetime state of emergency Monday to battle bird flu, acknowledging they still don't know the full scope of an outbreak that has wiped out about a fifth of the turkey population in the...

  • State asks court for more time to deal with education budget

    Updated: 11 hr ago

    SEATTLE (AP) — The Legislature needs more time to figure out a state education budget before it can properly reply to a contempt order from the Washington Supreme Court, the state attorney general told the high court Monday. The Legislature ended its regular session on Friday and will...

  • Key senator wants answers from mental health care officials

    Updated: 11 hr ago

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A key Democratic state senator is asking Republican Gov. Susana Martinez's administration for answers as a mental health provider prepares to pull out of southern New Mexico. Senate President Pro Tem Mary Kay Papen said she's concerned about the thousands of...

  • Rockies put closer Ottavino on DL, recall Rondon

    Updated: 11 hr ago

    PHOENIX (AP) — The Colorado Rockies have placed closer Adam Ottavino on the 15-day disabled list with right triceps inflammation and recalled right-hander Jorge Rondon from Triple-A Albuquerque. The 29-year-old Ottavino is 1-0 with three saves in 10 appearances this season. He has...

  • Maryland governor declares state of emergency, activates National Guard to help with riot

    Updated: 11 hr ago

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Maryland governor declares state of emergency, activates National Guard to help with riot.

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