Saturday, October 23, 2021

Nikolas Cruz pleads guilty to 2018 Parkland school massacre

October 20, 2021 9:26 am FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Nikolas Cruz pleaded guilty to murder on Wednesday in the 2018 high school massacre in Parkland, Florida, that left 17...

Lawsuit challenges Oklahoma ban on teaching race theory

October 19, 2021 6:31 pm OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A group of Oklahoma students and educators on Tuesday filed a federal lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of a law that bans...

Court: U. of North Carolina can consider race in admissions

October 19, 2021 10:51 am RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A federal judge has ruled that North Carolina’s flagship public university can continue to consider race as a factor in its...

College towns plan to challenge results of 2020 census

October 18, 2021 4:56 pm Some college towns plan to challenge the results of the 2020 census, claiming they were shortchanged because the pandemic forced students to leave campuses and...

Biden: Teachers ‘most consequential’ people after parents

October 18, 2021 4:36 pm WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden hosted a White House ceremony Monday to recognize the 2021 and 2020 national teachers...

Queen’s taking action against students after misogynistic signs over party weekend

October 18, 2021 3:21 pm A university in southeastern Ontario said Monday that it was taking action against those who displayed misogynistic signs at rowdy, unsanctioned student parties over the...

Maine’s Colby College bans discrimination based on caste

October 15, 2021 6:16 pm WATERVILLE, Maine (AP) — Colby College is banning discrimination based on caste, a system of inherited social class, becoming one of the nation's earliest colleges...

New York’s likely new mayor plans to preserve gifted program

October 15, 2021 3:36 pm NEW YORK (AP) — The Democrat who will likely become New York City's next mayor says he does not intend to get rid of the...

Attorney: Cruz to plead guilty to Parkland school massacre

October 15, 2021 9:56 am FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The gunman who killed 14 students and three staff members at a Parkland, Florida, high school will plead guilty to...

MIT grapples with early leader’s stance on Native Americans

October 15, 2021 12:21 am CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — As the third president of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Francis Amasa Walker helped usher the school into national prominence in...

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Prince Charles warns of narrow window to face climate change

October 23, 2021 8:06 am LONDON (AP) — Prince Charles issued a warning to the world days before leaders gather in the U.K. for crucial...

Shiffrin edges Gut-Behrami to win World Cup skiing opener

October 23, 2021 8:01 am SÖLDEN, Austria (AP) — Mikaela Shiffrin won the season-opening women’s World Cup giant slalom on Saturday, beating world champion Lara...

GOP uses voters to push election reforms in unlikely states

October 23, 2021 7:26 am HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Republicans have succeeded this year in passing a range of voting restrictions in states they control...