• New Mexico will restore evolution to science standards

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico’s proposed school science standards are being revised after a public outcry against the deletion or omission of references to global warming, evolution and the age of the Earth.

  • New Mexico governor seeks repeal of bail reforms

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez is calling for the repeal and replacement of a constitutional amendment approved last year to overhaul the state’s bail system.

  • Former hostage’s American wife rushed to hospital

    SMITHS FALLS, Ontario (AP) — Former hostage Joshua Boyle says his wife Caitlan had to be rushed to the hospital and remains there.

  • Californians head back home to altered lives, communities

    PETALUMA, Calif. (AP) — Some have lost loved ones. Many have survived near-death experiences. Others have lost their homes and a lifetime of possessions.

  • Michigan State increases police presence, security at events

    EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State University police say they’re increasing security for campus events, including a no-bag policy for all events at indoor athletic facilities

  • Former Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino sues Adidas

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Former Louisville coach Rick Pitino is suing Adidas and says the sportswear maker “outrageously conspired” to funnel money to the family of a Cardinal recruit without his knowledge.

  • Audit: Utah needs $39M to improve venues for new Olympic bid

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A foundation that runs venues from the 2002 Winter Olympics in the Salt Lake City area needs $39 million over the next decade for infrastructure improvements that would put the city in position to make a bid for a future Olympics in 2026 or 2030, according to a new state audit made public Tuesday.

    Updated: 5:56 pm

  • Candidate Michelle Lujan Grisham unveils economic agenda

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A prominent Democratic candidate for New Mexico governor says she would push if elected to increase the statewide minimum wage, lift a cap on film-industry subsidies and ramp up renewable energy requirements for electric utilities.

  • NCAA to allow UConn and Providence to play for charity

    STORRS, Conn. (AP) — UConn and Providence will play an exhibition game next week to benefit the Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund.

  • City council to vote on legislation for PawSox stadium

    PAWTUCKET, R.I. (AP) — A Rhode Island city council will support legislation that calls for the city and the state to commit $38 million toward a new stadium for a Boston Red Sox minor league team.

    Updated: 5:56 pm