• Rutgers’ Flood awaits investigation, expects to coach opener

    PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Rutgers coach Kyle Flood says he expects to be on the sideline leading his team in its season opener despite an investigation into whether he improperly communicated with a faculty member about the academic status of a player.

  • Duquesne names David Harper athletic director

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — Duquesne has named longtime University of Dayton administrator David Harper as the school’s new athletic director.

  • This undated file image made available by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows a large grouping of Legionella pneumophila bacteria (Legionnaires' disease). Legionnaires' disease has been reported in a handful of states in the summer of 2015, leading to multiple deaths and more than 100 illnesses. The unrelated cases are part of a typical pattern seen with a disease that tends to appear in warm weather and is mostly dangerous for people who are already sick or weakened. (Janice Haney Carr/Centers for Disease Control and Prevention via AP, File)

    Legionnaires’ outbreaks not unusual in summer & early fall

    CHICAGO (AP) — Legionnaires’ disease has been reported in a handful of states this summer, leading to 19 deaths and more than 100 illnesses. The unrelated cases are part of a typical pattern seen with a disease that tends to appear in warm weather and is mostly dangerous for people who already are sick or weakened.

    Updated: 2:12 pm

  • Pitt adds junior college transfer guard Jonathan Milligan

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh gave its depleted backcourt a boost on Tuesday, adding junior college transfer Jonathan Milligan.

  • New Mexico court schedules arguments on assisted suicide

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico’s highest court is poised to consider the legality of assisted suicide.

  • West Point prof who called legal scholars treasonous resigns

    WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) — A West Point professor criticized for writing an article calling some legal scholars treasonous and “lawful targets” for the U.S. military in its war on terrorism has resigned a month after he was hired to teach a law course.

  • Jeff Mizanskey, left, speaks after being released from the Jefferson City Correctional Center, after serving two decades of a life sentence for a marijuana-related charge in Jefferson City, Mo., on Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015.  His release followed years of lobbying by relatives, lawmakers and others who argued that the sentence was too stiff and that marijuana should not be forbidden.   (AP Photo/Columbia Missourian/Justin L. Stewart) MANDATORY CREDIT

    Man who got life for marijuana charge goes free in Missouri

    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A man sentenced to life without parole on a marijuana-related charge was freed Tuesday from a Missouri prison after being behind bars for more than two decades — a period in which the nation’s attitudes toward pot steadily softened.

    Updated: 5:38 pm

  • 17 in running for medical marijuana producer licenses in NM

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The New Mexico Department of Health says a committee has whittled down from 86 to 17 the number of applicants seeking licenses to produce medical marijuana.

  • California to end unlimited isolation for most gang leaders

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California agreed Tuesday to end its unlimited isolation of imprisoned gang leaders, restricting a practice that once kept hundreds of inmates in notorious segregation units for a decade or longer.

    Updated: 11:09 am

  • The BuzzFeed website is displayed on an iPad held by an Associated Press staffer in Los Angeles, on Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015. Comcast, which became a TV powerhouse by signing up Generation Xers, is investing in online media outlets like BuzzFeed and Vox that attract millenial viewers. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel)

    Comcast teeing up new services targeted at millennials

    NEW YORK (AP) — Comcast, which became a TV powerhouse by signing up Generation Xers, baby boomers and their parents, now is fighting for millennial eyeballs.

    Updated: 3:02 pm