• Arizona State has no plans to play for-profit university

    PHOENIX (AP) — Grand Canyon University will be eligible for the NCAA tournament next year after completing its transition to Division I basketball, making it the first for-profit school to make such a move.

  • How to capture a runaway NY bull? Bring in the cowboys

    NEW YORK (AP) — Is there a cowboy in the house?

  • World Snowshoe Championships are Saturday in Saranac Lake

    SARANAC LAKE, N.Y. (AP) — Organizers are as set as they can be for Saturday’s World Snowshoe Championships in Saranac Lake.

  • $9.5 million in penalties in platform blast, Gulf violations

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — An oil industry services company will pay $9.5 million in penalties for Gulf of Mexico safety violations and for pollution from a 2012 offshore platform fire that killed three workers.

  • New Mexico lawmakers seek new powers for oil regulators

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico would restore one agency’s authority to impose administrative penalties against oil and natural gas well operators in connection with petroleum and wastewater spills, under a bill endorsed by a Senate panel on Thursday.

  • Fishermen at odds over impact of Trump executive order

    PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — An executive order by President Donald Trump designed to radically cut back on federal regulations has spurred disagreement among fishermen about how it will affect them — and lawmakers and regulators aren’t sure what the answer is.

  • AP Oscar predictions: What will win, what should win

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ahead of Sunday’s 89th Academy Awards, Associated Press film writers Lindsey Bahr and Jake Coyle share their predictions for a ceremony many expect will be a “La La Land” sweep.

  • Tesla swings to lost in 4Q, says Model 3 on target

    DETROIT (AP) — Unable to string together profitable quarters, electric car and solar cell maker Tesla Inc. reported a loss for the last three months of 2016.

  • Study: Technology trouble dents car and truck reliability

    DETROIT (AP) — Technology glitches including Bluetooth phone pairing and misunderstood voice commands put a dent in car and truck reliability scores in a major survey of automobile owners.

  • Downstream communities brace for flooding as dams overflow

    MODESTO, Calif. (AP) — Communities downstream from a Northern California reservoir gushing water for the first time in 20 years braced for flash floods and evacuations after authorities warned them to prepare for rising rivers and creeks.