• Lawmaker: Mascot wrong to rally for kneeling cheerleaders

    KENNESAW, Ga. (AP) — The student who wears the owl mascot costume at a Georgia public university where five cheerleaders knelt during the national anthem had no business leading a cross-campus march in support of the cheerleaders, an influential lawmaker said.

    Updated: 11:11 am

  • Minnesota Somalis mourn, pray for those impacted by bombing

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Members of Minnesota’s large Somali community said Monday they are heartbroken and grieving but searching for ways to help after the weekend bombing in Somalia that killed more than 300 people.

  • Michigan Legislature OKs update to concussion training laws

    LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Coaches and others involved in youth sports would have to complete concussion awareness training at least once every three years under legislation headed to Gov. Rick Snyder for his signature.