• Man banned from using Bible verse drops suit against school

    DENVER (AP) — A graduate of a Colorado university banned from putting Bible citations on a fundraising plaque in the school’s football locker room is dropping a federal lawsuit now that the school has removed the original plaques.

  • University of Michigan event raises over $110K for charity

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — A star-studded Signing Day event at the University of Michigan has helped raise more than $110,000 for the Chad Tough Foundation.

  • In this Nov, 30, 2015, file photo, Rutgers new athletic director Patrick Hobbs reacts to the crowd as he stands on the court during an NCAA college basketball game against Wake Forest in Piscataway, N.J. Hobbs is inheriting a program awash in red ink and reeling from several scandals over the last few years.  (AP Photo/Mel Evans, File)

    New Rutgers athletic director inherits program at low point

    PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Rutgers’ new athletic director is unsparing when asked how he plans to turn around a program after a series of embarrassing developments on and off the field.

  • UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, right, speaks as from left to right, Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, the Emir of Kuwait, Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Sabah and British Prime Minister David Cameron look on at the 'Supporting Syria and the Region' conference at the Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre in London, Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016.  Leaders and diplomats from 70 countries are meeting in London Thursday to pledge billions to help millions of Syrians displaced by war, and try to slow the chaotic exodus of refugees to Europe. (Dan Kitwood Pool via AP)

    A glance at which countries are pledging what for Syrian

    LONDON (AP) — A look at what countries attending an international donor conference in London on Thursday are pledging to help the millions of Syrians displaced by civil war and neighboring countries struggling with the refugee crisis.

  • British Prime Minister David Cameron, right, walks back to his seat on the stage after speaking, as German Chancellor Angela Merkel gets up for her turn to speak during the co-hosts press conference near the end of the 'Supporting Syria and the Region' conference at the Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre in London, Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016.  (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)

    Leaders seek funds for Syria, elusive stability for region

    LONDON (AP) — World leaders pledged more than $10 billion Thursday to help fund schools, shelter and jobs for refugees from Syria’s civil war, money that British Prime Minister David Cameron said “will save lives, will give hope, will give people the chance of a future.”