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Chicago high schools to reopen Monday after union approval

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago’s public high schools were set to reopen Monday for the first time since the nation's third-largest school district went fully remote amid the coronavirus pandemic over a year a...

Mother: Girl, boyfriend fought before Tenn. school shooting

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee woman said she called police about a physical fight involving her daughter and the girl's boyfriend before he was fatally shot by officers in a high school bathroom...

The Latest: Pakistan lowers age for vaccinations

ISLAMABAD — Authorities in Pakistan have decided to start vaccinating people aged 50 to 59 next week, hours after the country reported over 100 fatalities in a single day for the fifth consecutive day...

98-year-old Taiwanese man is world’s oldest badminton player

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Guinness World Records has certified 98-year-old Taiwanese Lin You-mao (林友茂) as the world’s oldest badminton player. Lin, born Aug. 15, 1922, has been a fixtu...

Gaetz friend was lightning rod for controversy in Florida

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — It all started with a hunch by a central Florida prep school teacher about who had launched a politically motivated smear campaign against him, falsely alleging he was racist and ...

'Secret prom' puts New Mexico school back on remote learning

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — A Las Cruces high school returned to remote learning on Friday as the school district in New Mexico's second most populous city investigates a recent off-campus “secret prom" t...

Jury recommends life in prison for Missouri man in 2 deaths

HARRISONVILLE, Mo. (AP) — A jury recommended on Friday that a Kansas City man receive the maximum sentence for killing two women nearly a decade apart and leaving their bodies in the same field. ...

Lawyers don't seek trial delay in newspaper shooting case

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Attorneys for a man who killed five people at a Maryland newspaper said Friday they will not seek a delay at this time for the second phase of his trial to determine whether he i...

Family affair: Jimmy Boeheim to play for his dad at Syracuse

Jimmy Boeheim is transferring to Syracuse to play for his father and with his younger brother after three seasons at Cornell. Coach Jim Boeheim's oldest son made the announcement Fri...

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked ...

'Hillbilly' to Capitol Hill? Author eyes Senate bid in Ohio

MIDDLETOWN, Ohio (AP) — Rodney Muterspaw figures J.D. Vance has already shown he's got what it takes to be a U.S. senator. Vance, the “Hillbilly Elegy” author and a fellow Middletow...

Kansas City man convicted in 2 women’s deaths decade apart

HARRISONVILLE, Mo. (AP) — A Kansas City man has been found guilty of killing two women a decade apart and burying their bodies near each other in a field in western Missouri. Kylr Yu...

Hergott, Burton, Love, Hawkins share AP Ky. All-State honors

Dual-threat quarterback Cameron Hergott of Kentucky Class 2A champion Beechwood High School and Frederick Douglass two-way lineman Jager Burton have been selected as Kentucky’s co-Mr. Football for the...

College sports already adapting to new NCAA transfer rules

As spring practice winds down, Arkansas coach Sam Pittman sees some potential holes in his roster. Arkansas didn’t use the maximum 25 scholarships this year on its incoming recruits ...

Alabama Senate advances bill on transgender girls in sports

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama could soon become the next conservative state to prevent transgender girls from playing on female sports teams. The Republican-dominated Alabama Senat...