• Wicker: SDSU could build football stadium on its own

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — Athletic director John David Wicker says San Diego State is prepared to build a new football stadium on its own if it isn’t involved in a billion-dollar development that would include a stadium for an MLS team.

  • Gorsuch, students defend his questions about women at work

    Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch said Tuesday he taught his law school students about inappropriate questions from prospective employers, contradicting a student who accused him of showing a lack of respect for working women during a classroom discussion about family planning and the workplace.

  • Tennessee teacher had been reported kissing missing student

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A teacher accused of kidnapping a 15-year-old female student in Tennessee had been investigated by the school system after another student reported seeing him kiss the girl, a lawyer for the missing girl’s family said.

  • Associated Press 2017 All-Ohio boys Division IV teams

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The 2016-17 Associated Press Division IV All-Ohio boys basketball team, based on the recommendations of a media panel (with school, height, class and scoring average:

  • Pittsburgh hires Heather Lyke as athletic director

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh has hired Heather Lyke of Eastern Michigan as athletic director. She is the first woman to hold the job at Pitt.

  • Republicans press professors to spend more time teaching

    MADISON, Wis. (AP) — University of Wisconsin chemistry professor Robert Hamers has a jam-packed day ahead: an hourlong lecture, a conference call with colleagues about nanotechnology, meetings and plans to check on students in the lab.

  • US Muslims and Jews strengthen bonds amid acts of bigotry

    NEW YORK (AP) — They sat on either end of the congressmen’s couch, one a Jewish healthcare executive whose parents fled Germany in 1936, the other the Kashmiri Muslim chairman of a well-known American furniture chain. The men, Stanley Bergman and Farooq Kathwari, came to draw attention to an outbreak of hate crimes. But Bergman and Kathwari hoped their joint appearance would also send a broader message: that U.S. Jews and Muslims could put aside differences and work together.