• Senate panel approves amended measure for teacher raises

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico teachers and some administrators at various levels would see minimum salaries increase under a pared-down proposal that cleared a Senate committee Wednesday despite objections about the push being an unfunded mandate.

  • In this Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2016 photo, students walk throughout the Tel Aviv University campus in Israel. As a global boycott movement against Israeli universities gains steam, Israeli professors say they are increasingly feeling the pressure from their colleagues overseas. The academic boycott is part of the broader pro-Palestinian “BDS” campaign, which advocates boycotts, divestment and sanctions against Israel. (AP Photo/Tsafrir Abayov)

    Israeli academics face growing boycott pressures

    HAIFA, Israel (AP) — Israeli anthropologist Dan Rabinowitz is a leader in his field, heading a prestigious school of environmental studies at Tel Aviv University, authoring dozens of publications and holding visiting teaching positions over the years at leading North American universities.