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University students sent home as China tries to end protests

Nov. 29, 2022 05:39 AM EST

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese universities sent students home and police fanned out in Beijing and Shanghai to prevent more protests Tuesday after crowds angered by severe anti-virus restrictions called for leader Xi Jinping to resign in the biggest show of public dissent in decades. ...

GOP-controlled Arizona county refuses to certify election

Nov. 28, 2022 21:36 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Republican officials in a rural Arizona county refused Monday to certify the 2022 election despite no evidence of anything wrong with the count, a decision that was quickly challenged in court by the state's top election official. The refusal to certify by Cochise...

Safety policy not enforced before Michigan school shooting

Nov. 28, 2022 18:30 PM EST

OXFORD, Mich. (AP) — Policies and procedures that could have prevented a mass shooting that left four students dead at a Michigan high school last year were approved earlier but never implemented, two former school board officials said Monday. Tom Donnelly and Korey Bailey, who...

Virginia football team to attend 3rd funeral in 5 days

Nov. 28, 2022 18:24 PM EST

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Virginia's football team will travel to its third funeral in five days Wednesday to honor the life of Lavel Davis Jr., who was fatally shot on a bus along with two teammates after they returned to campus from a field trip. Davis, 20, and teammates...

Uvalde mom sues police, gunmaker in school massacre

Nov. 28, 2022 16:50 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The last conversation Sandra Torres had with her 10-year-old daughter was about her nervous excitement over whether she’d make the all-star softball team. Hours later, Eliahna Torres was one of 19 children and two teachers massacred at their elementary school in Uvalde, Texas....

Ohio awards nearly $58M more for school security upgrades

Nov. 28, 2022 17:05 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — More than 700 K-12 schools in Ohio will share in $57.8 million for security upgrades in the latest grants awarded through a state program. The 708 schools in 57 counties are getting up to $100,000 each for “physical security expenses” such as new security...

Two men from India drown at Missouri's Lake of the Ozarks

Nov. 28, 2022 15:11 PM EST

LAKE OZARK, Mo. (AP) — Authorities have identified two men who drowned at Lake of the Ozarks as natives of India who were students at St. Louis University. The Missouri State Highway Patrol said Sunday that the victims were 24-year-old Uthej Kunta and 25-year-old Shiva Kelligari,...

Editorial Roundup: United States

Nov. 28, 2022 14:28 PM EST

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: Nov. 23 The Washington Post on regaining trust in the ethics of the U.S. Supreme Court Once again, the Supreme Court is finding its ethics under scrutiny. Last week, Justice Clarence Thomas...

Arizona State hires Oregon OC Dillingham, 32, as head coach

Nov. 27, 2022 16:44 PM EST

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Kenny Dillingham’s rapid rise through the coaching ranks took him from the Southwest through the South, into Florida and up to Oregon. His successes along the way pushed him to become the youngest head coach at a Power Five program, a 32-year-old tasked with...

Texas State fires coach Jake Spavital after 4 years, 13 wins

Nov. 27, 2022 15:32 PM EST

SAN MARCOS, Texas (AP) — Texas State coach Jake Spavital was fired Sunday after four seasons in which the Bobcats won just 13 games. Texas State finished its second consecutive 4-8 season on Saturday with a 41-13 loss at home to Louisiana-Lafayette. The Sun Belt...