• School district teams with Sandy Hook mom to teach empathy

    NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) — Nelba Marquez-Greene believes the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre, which killed her 6-year-old daughter, could have been avoided if more had been done years earlier to address the social isolation and mental health problems of the shooter, Adam Lanza.

  • Groups, individuals helping white extremists shed hate

    ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — The Celtic cross tattoo on Shannon Martinez’s leg gives away her past.

  • Iowa State hires Virginia Tech’s Dresser as wrestling coach

    AMES, Iowa (AP) — Kevin Dresser, who built Virginia Tech into an Atlantic Coast Conference wrestling power, was hired Monday as Iowa State’s wrestling coach.

  • Circus lionized for cutting animal acts will bring them back

    BOSTON (AP) — A circus is under fire for bringing back animal acts a year after earning praise from animal rights groups for dropping them to keep up with changing public attitudes.

  • New York attorney general bids to become Trump’s No. 1 enemy

    NEW YORK (AP) — More than most, Eric Schneiderman understands the risks of taking on Donald Trump.

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  • Tom Izzo challenged to help Michigan State keep NCAA streak

    EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Eron Harris will not score another point for Michigan State this season.

  • APNewsBreak: Utah’s anesthesia abortion law unenforced

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Last year, Utah enacted a first-in-the-nation law requiring that fetuses receive anesthesia or painkillers before elective abortions starting at 20 weeks gestation. Nine months later, the only licensed clinic providing those abortions in the state says no changes have been made in how doctors perform the procedures.

  • Conservative group cancels speech by Yiannopoulos

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Right-wing provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos has been disinvited to this year’s Conservative Political Action Conference after his attempt to clarify past comments on relationships between boys and older men fell flat with organizers.

  • Teen suicide attempts fell as same-sex marriage became legal

    CHICAGO (AP) — Teen suicide attempts in the U.S. declined after same-sex marriage became legal and the biggest impact was among gay, lesbian and bisexual kids, a study found.