• Review: ‘Fist Fight’ an indulgence in pre-teen male fantasy

    If you like Ice Cube surly and sneering, find penis drawings hilarious and believe real men solve problems by throwing punches, “Fist Fight ” is for you.

  • Trump names Acosta as new choice to become labor secretary

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Thursday announced law school dean R. Alexander Acosta as his new labor secretary nominee, one day after his original pick abruptly withdrew from consideration.

  • Clarification: Trump-Iranian Exiles story

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A Feb. 5 story by The Associated Press on contacts between people associated with the Trump administration and the Iranian opposition group Mujahedeen-e-Khalq, known as the MEK, stated as fact long-standing accusations against the group, including its alleged responsibility for the killing of Americans in the 1970s.

  • Teachers union calls on Albuquerque schools to avoid cuts

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The teachers union is calling on the Albuquerque Public Schools Board of Education to avoid pay cuts, furloughs or increased class size and to instead rely on cash reserves to cover budget reductions.

  • School board votes to install turf at Kalispell stadium

    KALISPELL, Mont. (AP) — The Kalispell school board has voted to install synthetic turf at Legends Stadium.

  • Albuquerque students urged to skip ‘Day Without Immigrants’

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The state’s largest school district is urging immigrant families to send children to school despite the national “Day Without Immigrants” protest.

  • New Tennessee chancellor vows to move ‘quickly’ in AD search

    KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — New Tennessee chancellor Beverly Davenport says the school plans to move “very quickly” in hiring an athletic director but isn’t specifying a target date on making the selection.

  • Penn State ex-officials seek appeal as criminal trial nears

    HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Three former Penn State administrators facing child endangerment charges for their handling of the Jerry Sandusky molestation scandal have asked a judge for permission to pursue an appeal, barely a month before their scheduled trial.

  • Player benched when ice rescue causes him to miss team bus

    CLAYTON, N.Y. (AP) — A New York high school basketball player who helped rescue an ice fisherman from Lake Ontario was kept from suiting up for a game because the heroics caused him to miss the team bus.

  • NY lawmaker makes pitch to name baseball the state sport

    COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — A state lawmaker whose district includes Cooperstown is making a strong pitch to have New York designate baseball as the official state sport.