• Artesia schools close after second boil water advisory

    ARTESIA, N.M. (AP) — Artesia public schools will be closed through Tuesday in response to a second boil water advisory sent out by the state in two months.

  • Famed Utah teen sues, pursues girls high school football

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Five years after Sam Gordon’s video of her football talents playing against boys won her an invitation to see the Super Bowl, she is a high school freshman and among those claiming three Utah school districts and the Utah High School Activities Association have not done enough to provide girls with equal opportunities to play the sport.

  • At Harvard, education through athletics (and vice-versa)

    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — When Harvard sophomore Seth Towns awoke in his riverside dorm room Wednesday morning, he had options.

  • Governments turn tables by suing public records requesters

    IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — An Oregon parent wanted details about school employees getting paid to stay home. A retired educator sought data about student performance in Louisiana. And college journalists in Kentucky requested documents about the investigations of employees accused of sexual misconduct.

  • No. 16 Virginia Tech beats East Carolina 64-17 to reach 3-0

    GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Virginia Tech made everything look easy, from its young quarterback connecting downfield with his go-to veteran to a defense that spent three quarters shutting down just about everything.

  • Seminary cancels talk by priest who urges dialogue with gays

    NEW YORK (AP) — Citing a social media backlash, the seminary at the Catholic University of America has canceled a talk by a popular Jesuit priest whose latest book advocates for more compassion for gays within the church. In a rare public rebuke, the university’s president said Saturday that he opposed the seminary’s decision.

  • Malaysia police arrest 7 boys linked to deadly fire

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysian police said Saturday they have arrested seven boys suspected of intentionally starting a fire at an Islamic boarding school that killed 23 people because students there had teased them.

  • Report: Draymond Green’s FaceTime caught NCAA’s attention

    EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A FaceTime chat a couple years ago involving Draymond Green and a star Michigan State recruit reportedly caught the attention of the NCAA.

  • Irma’s ‘forgotten’ evacuees struggle to find housing

    MIAMI (AP) — It’s been one week since Margherita Lopez has taken a shower. She’s been shuffled to three different shelters since evacuating her home in Key West last week as Hurricane Irma approached. She’s slept on a gymnasium floor without a cot, has struggled to find food and says she feels like emergency management officials have forgotten her.

  • Michigan doctor believes US ready for first Muslim governor

    DETROIT (AP) — Perhaps no state has embraced the political outsider as much as Michigan, where a venture capitalist won the last two governor’s elections and a real estate baron carried the presidential vote. Now Abdul El-Sayed is putting that affinity for newcomers to the test.