• Auriemma offers to forego pay in education budget battle

    STORRS, Conn. (AP) — Hall-of-Fame basketball coach Geno Auriemma has weighed into Connecticut’s budget battle, offering to go unpaid next year in response to criticism over high salaries at UConn.

  • Theresa May: UK seeks 2-year transition period after Brexit

    FLORENCE, Italy (AP) — Britain is prepared to abide by European Union rules and pay into the bloc’s coffers for two years after leaving the EU in March 2019, Prime Minister Theresa May said Friday in a conciliatory speech intended to revive foundering Brexit talks.

  • No. 14 Miami ends its storm break, takes on unbeaten Toledo

    MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — No. 14 Miami’s official stance is that the team wasn’t able to practice for more than a week because of Hurricane Irma.

  • No freedom or hope for migrants in Hungary transit camps

    BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — When they set off from violence-plagued Afghanistan nearly two years ago, 17-year-old Hamad Ahmadi and his family believed Europe would give them a chance for a new life. They didn’t expect to be penned in a Hungarian migrant center sealed with razor wire, where security was so tight that police felt the need to escort Ahmadi’s sister-in-law to the hospital to give birth.

  • ODU’s Williams set to make 1st start vs No. 13 Virginia Tech

    Two quarterbacks with similar dual-threat styles will take center stage on Saturday when Old Dominion visits No. 13 Virginia Tech.

  • US says it’s troubled by Rohingya crisis, Myanmar response

    BANGKOK (AP) — Amnesty International said new satellite images and videos taken as recently as Friday afternoon in Myanmar’s Rakhine state show smoke rising from Rohingya Muslim villages, contradicting Aung San Suu Kyi’s claims that military operations there have ended.

  • New Mexico State University to open new innovation lab

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico State University has teamed with White Sands Missile Range to create a new lab aimed at sparking interesting among students in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math.

  • For Rohingya Muslim child refugees, too many losses to count

    BALUKHALI REFUGEE CAMP, Bangladesh (AP) — Abdul Hamid has the wide-open smile of a child and the eyes of an adult. By age 12, the Rohingya Muslim boy has seen more than anyone should have to see in a lifetime.

  • Excitement bubbles up at BYU as caffeinated soda now on sale

    PROVO, Utah (AP) — Mormon church-owned Brigham Young University ended a six-decade ban Thursday on the sale of caffeinated soft drinks on campus, surprising students by posting a picture of a can of Coca-Cola on Twitter and just two words: “It’s happening.”

  • Better late than never? Library book returned 78 years later

    ATTLEBORO, Mass. (AP) — It took nearly 80 years, but a book borrowed during the Great Depression has been returned to a Massachusetts public library.