• North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory pauses while making comments concerning House Bill 2 during a government affairs conference in Raleigh, N.C., Wednesday, May 4, 2016. A North Carolina law limiting protections to LGBT people violates federal civil rights laws and can't be enforced, the U.S. Justice Department said Wednesday, putting the state on notice that it is in danger of being sued and losing hundreds of millions of dollars in federal funding. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

    US government: North Carolina LGBT law violates civil rights

    RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina law limiting protections to LGBT people violates federal civil rights laws and can’t be enforced, the U.S. Justice Department said Wednesday, putting the state on notice that it is in danger of being sued and losing hundreds of millions of dollars in federal funding.

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  • In this March 31, 2011 file photo, then-Texas women's head track and field coach Beverly Kearney is photographed during practice in Austin, Texas. A race and gender discrimination lawsuit filed against the University of Texas by former women's track coach Bev Kearney can proceed, a state appeals court ruled Tuesday, May 3, 2016. (AP Photo/Statesman.com, Ralph Barrera, File) INTERNET AND TV MUST CREDIT PHOTOGRAPHER AND STATESMAN.COM

    Court rules former coach’s lawsuit against Texas can proceed

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A race and gender discrimination lawsuit filed against the University of Texas by former women’s track coach Bev Kearney can proceed, a state appeals court ruled Tuesday.

  • Former Bismarck volleyball coach alleges gender bias

    FARGO, N.D. (AP) — A women’s volleyball coach who was fired from a private Catholic university in Bismarck after less than a year on the job says the school opted to get rid of her rather than investigate her complaints about gender bias.

  • In this April 20, 2016 photo, Rep. Jeremy Durham, R-Franklin, left, listens to a debate in the House of Representatives in Nashville, Tenn. Durham, who is the subject of a sexual harassment investigation by Tennessee's attorney general, has been exiled from the legislative office complex and Capitol for any purpose other than to perform his official duties. At right is Rep. Shelia Butt, R-Columbia. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

    Lawmaker accused of harassment is all alone with his M&Ms

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Amid the frenzied negotiations, flaring tempers and occasional frivolity marking the end of another Tennessee legislative session, one lawmaker stayed conspicuously alone and quiet.

  • Los Alamos lab plans to hire hundreds by 2020

    LOS ALAMOS, N.M. (AP) — The head of the Los Alamos National Laboratory is assuring Santa Fe leaders that the lab will remain a strong force in the region as it looks to hire about 2,000 people in the next four years.

  • In this Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016, file photo, shoppers stop to look in the window of a lighting store in the Design District of Miami Beach, Fla. The U.S. economy inched forward at the weakest pace in two years from January through March, as consumer spending growth slowed, business investment plunged and exports declined further, according to data released by the Commerce Department, Thursday, April 28, 2016. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File)

    US economy struggles at start of election year

    WASHINGTON (AP) — It was not a great start for the U.S. economy.

  • In this March 1, 2016 file photo, a University of Michigan equipment truck is parked next to a practice field at IMG Academy in Bradenton, Fla. The NCAA’s Division I Board of Directors has rescinded the ban on satellite camps.
The board’s action Thursday, April 28, 2016, comes almost three weeks after the Division I Council approved a proposal prohibiting Bowl Subdivision coaches from holding or working at camps and clinics away from their schools.  (AP Photo/Ralph Russo, File)

    NCAA Board of Directors brings back satellite football camps

    The NCAA Division I Board of Directors scrapped a proposed ban on satellite camps Thursday, rebuffing a request from powerhouse conferences in the South and clearing the way for coaches to hold and work at clinics far from their campuses this summer.

  • Critics of NFL concussion deal seek further court review

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Critics of the proposed $1 billion settlement of NFL concussion claims want a full U.S. appeals court in Philadelphia to review a recent court decision that upheld the deal.

  • Flying autopilot with target-date funds: Points to consider

    NEW YORK (AP) — What’s in your 401(k)? For more of us, the answer is just a single fund.

  • FIFA President Gianni Infantino, right, talks to President Football Association of Thailand Somyot Poompanmoung during a press conference in Bangkok, Thailand, Thursday, April 28, 2016. Infantino takes part in the celebrations of the 100th anniversary of the Football Association of Thailand. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)

    FIFA president says Leicester proves fairytales are possible

    BANGKOK (AP) — FIFA President Gianni Infantino visited the headquarters of Leicester’s ownership company on Thursday and said the club’s Premier League title run shows that fairytales are still possible.