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Midshipman asks judge to block his removal over tweets

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Chase Standage, a U.S. Naval Academy midshipman facing expulsion over social media posts, sees himself as a casualty of...

France mourns 3 killed in church attack, tightens security

NICE, France (AP) — Mourners lit candles and prayed silently Friday to honor three people killed in a knife attack at a church, as...

Russell Wilson, Ciara fund charter school in Seattle area

SEATTLE (AP) — Football star Russell Wilson and his wife Ciara, the Grammy-winning performer, are the latest wealthy philanthropists to back a charter school...

1-year sentence for angry fan who made football game threat

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A California man’s threats to harm college football players because they beat his favored team epitomized “fandom spiraled out of...

Stressed freshmen missing quintessential college experience

It’s a major life milestone, the first time many U.S. teens have ever been on their own. Even in normal times, freshman year in...

China hopes for change if Biden wins, but little likely

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese leaders hope Washington will tone down conflicts over trade, technology and security if Joe Biden wins the Nov. 3 presidential...

Slain Utah college student’s family gets $13.5M settlement

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The parents of a University of Utah track athlete who was killed by her ex-boyfriend on campus two years...

California school fined for violating court COVID-19 order

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A California private school has been ordered to pay $15,000 for defying a judge’s order to close classrooms and stop...

The Latest: New Mexico sets another one-day COVID-19 record

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- New Mexico health officials on Friday confirmed the state set another single-day record with 819 COVID-19 cases, bringing the statewide total...

SEC threatens fines, suspensions for breaking mask protocols

Southeastern Conference Commissioner Greg Sankey is threatening schools with $100,000 fines and individuals with suspensions if coaches fail to keep masks on during games...

Man behind threat to football players gets sentencing date

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A California man who used Facebook to threaten a shooting at Ohio State University and vowed to hurt players on...

In NYC and LA, returning pupils face battery of virus tests

The two largest school districts in the U.S. are rolling out ambitious and costly plans to test students and staff for the coronavirus, bidding...

Greece: Violence at school rally, concern over nursing home

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek police used tear gas Thursday to disperse violently protesting state high school students who have organized scores of school...

The Latest: Virus knocks out South Alabama-Troy game

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ...

Sex ed mandate sparks bitter Washington state ballot fight

SEATTLE (AP) — Democrats in the Washington state Legislature thought they had passed a routine sex education requirement for public schools earlier this year....

UK university students furious over virus restrictions

LONDON (AP) — As authorities sought to contain COVID-19 outbreaks at British universities Sunday, some students complained they were being “imprisoned” in their dormitories...

School, teen agree to end lawsuit over sexual assault note

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The Cape Elizabeth School Department has agreed to remove any record of discipline against a student who posted a note...

Israel tightens second lockdown as coronavirus cases soar

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel on Thursday moved to further tighten its second countrywide lockdown as coronavirus cases continued to soar, ordering all nonessential businesses...

Israel court says woman can be extradited in child sex case

JERUSALEM (AP) — An Israeli court on Monday approved the extradition of a former teacher wanted in Australia on charges of child sex abuse,...

Des Moines says no to governor’s demand for classroom return

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Students in Iowa’s largest school system are facing the possibility that this most unusual school year could stretch into...

Evangelicals at base of Trump hopes for Pennsylvania repeat

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — President Donald Trump’s homestretch push to repeat his razor thin victory in Pennsylvania four years ago won't happen without white...

Infection rates soar in college towns as students return

MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) — Just two weeks after students started returning to Ball State University last month, the surrounding county had become Indiana’s coronavirus...

2 killed, 4 injured in shooting near San Jose university

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Two people were killed and four were injured in a shooting near San Jose State University late Tuesday, police...

The Latest: UN assembly head warns of pandemic unilateralism

UNITED NATIONS — The new president of the U.N. General Assembly is warning that unilateralism will only strengthen the COVID-19 pandemic and is calling...

Trump, DeVos raise school choice in appeal to vexed parents

As millions of American children start the school year online, the Trump administration is hoping to convert their parents’ frustration and anger into newfound...

The Latest: NYC teachers union will block school reopening

NEW YORK — The New York City teachers union warns it won’t let the nation’s largest school district reopen for in-person classes this month...

New Trump rule ties college funding to speech, faith rights

The Trump administration is moving forward with a policy that expands protections for religious groups on college campuses and threatens to cut federal education...

Researchers find racial disparities across court system

BOSTON (AP) — Black and Latino defendants in Massachusetts are more likely than white defendants to be locked up for drug and weapons offenses...

Fearing virus, parents in Spain rise against back to school

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Ángela López hardly fits the profile of a rule-breaker. But the mother of a 7-year-old girl with respiratory problems has...

The Latest: Australia OKs funding for two potential vaccines

CANBERRA, Australia — Australia announced on Monday it had struck supply and production agreements with pharmaceutical companies worth 1.7 billion Australian dollars ($1.2 billion)...

Thousands of women in Belarus protest against Lukashenko

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Thousands of women marched through the capital of Belarus on Saturday, calling for the resignation of the authoritarian president, and...

No in-person classes at Chico State due to virus infections

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) —...

The Latest: SKorea reports highest new virus total in months

SEOUL, South Korea --...

Syracuse students suspended in latest crackdown by colleges

Syracuse University has suspended...

Dozens of California elementary schools allowed to reopen

Dozens of California elementary...

Teacher arrested on suspicion of sexually assaulting student

CHICO, Calif. (AP) —...

When is it safe to open schools? States have varying answers

As schools across the...

Trump: Closing colleges amid outbreaks ‘could cost lives’

President Donald Trump on...

Sandy Hook families: Gun maker trying to wipe out lawsuit

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) —...

Florida sheriff race hinges on massacre, old shooting

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP)...

Sheriff: Woman killed by ex during daughter’s online class

INDIANTOWN, Fla. (AP) —...

Federal judge refuses to block campus sexual assault rules

WASHINGTON (AP) — A...

Elite public schools in Virginia, elsewhere seek diversity

FALLS CHURCH, Va. (AP)...

Trump, coaches push for college football as cracks emerge

President Donald Trump on...

The Latest: Asian Beach Games postponed

The Latest on the...

Cuomo clears New York schools statewide to open, carefully

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) —...

Appeals court sides with teen who spoke out against assault

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) —...

California school waivers will require detailed planning

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) —...

California issues guidelines for school reopening waivers

LOS ANGELES (AP) —...

UK scientists to immunize hundreds with coronavirus vaccine

LONDON (AP) — Scientists...

Couple apologizes for sheltering accused school shooter

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP)...

Joe Biden has a long to-do list if he wins the White House

WASHINGTON (AP) — Joe...

In shift, Trump says some schools may need to delay opening

Softening his earlier stance,...

NY lawmakers vote to pause facial recognition in schools

The New York Legislature...

Facing uncertain fall, schools make flexible reopening plans

MANCHESTER, Mo. (AP) —...

Biden: Science, not politics, should decide school reopening

WASHINGTON (AP) — Joe...

Cost of ensuring school safety complicates reopening plans

As school districts across...

Trump administration rescinds rule on foreign students

BOSTON (AP) — Facing...

2 biggest California districts say school will start online

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) —...

The Latest: Mexico tops 35,000 deaths, 4th highest toll

MEXICO CITY -- Mexican...

Syracuse University appoints diversity director for sports

Syracuse athletic director John...

San Diego kill man they say pointed gun at officers

SAN DIEGO (AP) —...

Trump to US schools: Reopen or you may lose federal funds

Determined to reopen America's...

Harvard, MIT sue to block ICE rule on international students

BOSTON (AP) — Colleges...

Disney suspends college internship program amid pandemic

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) —...

Wide shift in opinion on police, race rare in US polling

WASHINGTON (AP) — It's...

Suspect accused of football game threat enters guilty plea

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) —...

High court sparks new battle over church-state separation

The Supreme Court elated...

NYC passes austere budget that cuts $1B from NYPD

NEW YORK (AP) —...

Supreme Court lifts ban on state aid to religious schooling

WASHINGTON (AP) — States...

Mississippi takes step toward dropping rebel image from flag

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) —...

California schools chief: Officers needed on some campuses

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) —...

Evangelical Liberty U rattled by its own racial reckoning

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) —...

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