• NMSU launches cancer study targeting Hispanic mothers

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico State University’s College of Health and Social Services has launched a study to examine the impact of cancer on Hispanic families and to develop programs targeting Latinas.

  • Socialist prez candidate uninvited to Albuquerque school

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A socialist presidential candidate scheduled to address students at an Albuquerque high school won’t be allowed to speak after all.

  • 2 Memphis players suspended over alleged fight, shooting

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The University of Memphis has suspended two football players who were involved in an alleged fight and one of the players later had his car hit by bullets.

  • ‘Pastry gun’ case involving Maryland student settled

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — An official says the family of a then 7-year-old who was suspended from school from nibbling his breakfast pastry into the shape of a gun has reached a settlement with the school department.

  • Unknown Utah remains optimistic despite roster turnover

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah coach Larry Krystkowiak understands why there isn’t much buzz surrounding his program, and doesn’t feel slighted. He knows the roster is nearly unrecognizable.

  • Researchers: Prescribe anti-overdose drug alongside opioids

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Prescribing an anti-overdose drug at the same time as opioid painkillers can help prevent overdose deaths, according to researchers at the University of New Mexico.

  • In this Oct. 6, 2016 photo, Outdoor School students walk through the dense forest on their way to a lesson at Camp Howard in Mount Hood National Forest near Corbett, Ore. The outdoor education is unique to Oregon and is a rite-of-passage for public school students that's meant to instill a respect for nature in each generation--studies show it improves attendance and boosts test scores. (AP Photo/Don Ryan)

    Oregon weighs whether all kids should get outdoor education

    MOUNT HOOD NATIONAL FOREST, Ore. (AP) — Each year, thousands of Oregon parents hug their kids goodbye and send them tramping into the wilderness for up to a week to learn about their state’s natural wonders.

  • USC agrees to cut fees to gain OK for football facility

    COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The University of South Carolina has received tentative approval to build a $50 million football training facility after agreeing to reduce fees for in-state students.

  • In this Oct. 21, 2016 photo, students arrive at Falmouth High School in Falmouth, Maine. The town of Falmouth is one of several municipalities around the country that has canceled school on Election Day to avoid placing children at risk in case the heated rhetoric spills into confrontations or even violence at the polling places. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)

    Fearing Election Day trouble, some US schools cancel classes

    FALMOUTH, Maine (AP) — Rigged elections. Vigilante observers. Angry voters. The claims, threats and passions surrounding the presidential race have led communities around the U.S. to move polling places out of schools or cancel classes on Election Day.

  • Millions in bonds on the ballot for New Mexico projects

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — It’ll be up to New Mexico voters to approve more than $186 million in general obligation bonds to support everything from senior citizen centers and schools to the construction of a new state crime lab.