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The Latest: Hong Kong Catholics suspend Masses over virus

Feb. 13, 2020 9:47 AM EST

BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on a new virus that originated in China (all times local): 7:30 p.m. The Catholic diocese in Hong Kong has announced that Masses will be suspended for two weeks amid the spread of the new virus. In a brief video announcement, Cardinal John Hon Tong wore a surgical mask as he...

NFL to stage additional combine for draft prospects in Miami

Feb. 12, 2020 5:33 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — The NFL will stage an additional event beyond the upcoming scouting combine in Indianapolis. The league's combine series will have a regional invitational and historically black colleges and universities combine from March 27-29 at the Miami Dolphins' Baptist Health Training Facility....

Lawsuit: District knew about lead, asbestos contamination

Feb. 10, 2020 12:50 PM EST

SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) — Current and former employees of a Pennsylvania school district claimed in a lawsuit filed Monday that officials knew for years that unsafe levels of lead and asbestos posed potential health risks for students and staff but never disclosed the information to them or the public. The...

Georgia: 2 school buses crash, 15 pupils checked at hospital

Feb. 6, 2020 7:02 PM EST

SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga. (AP) — A crash between two school buses east of Atlanta sent 15 students to a hospital to be checked Thursday, school officials said. Further details on their conditions weren't immediately known. Social Circle police Chief Jeffrey Fuesting said the crash occurred on Ga. 11 around 9:40...

School van driver killed in crash with tractor-trailer

Feb. 5, 2020 2:53 PM EST

ELLWOOD CITY, Pa. (AP) — A school van driver was killed in a collision with a tractor-trailer on a western Pennsylvania road, authorities said. Officials in Lawrence County said the crash occurred shortly before 9 a.m. Wednesday on Route 488 in Perry Township near Ellwood City. Coroner Rich Johnson said...

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf delivers his 2020-21 budget address in the House of Representatives as Speaker Mike Turzai, left, and Lt. Gov. John Fetterman look on, Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2020, in Harrisburg, Pa. (Joe Hermitt/PennLive/The Patriot-News via AP)

Governor's budget pushes for aid for schools, college debt

Feb. 4, 2020 4:30 PM EST

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf is taking aim at student debt and aging public school buildings while continuing a charge to boost public schools and early-childhood education in a budget proposal rolled out Tuesday. The Democrat's plans face a skeptical Republican-controlled...

Highlights of Pennsylvania governor's state budget proposal

Feb. 4, 2020 12:45 PM EST

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Highlights of Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf's spending plan for the 2020-21 budget year that starts July 1: THE BIG PICTURE — Increases spending through the state's main bank account to $36.1 billion. Including nearly $600 million for the current fiscal year, Wolf is seeking...

49ers, Chiefs hold final walk-throughs before big game

Feb. 1, 2020 4:01 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — The 49ers and Chiefs held walk-throughs on a rainy Saturday, one day before they will meet in the Super Bowl. San Francisco used the University of Miami’s indoor facility before a busing rider to Hard Rock Stadium for a look at the venue. The walk-through was focused, with field house...

FILE - In this April 19, 2007, file photo, attendees fill the auditorium in Boalt Hall for a debate on the University of California, Berkeley campus in Berkeley, Calif. U.C. Berkeley's prestigious law school has stripped itself of a 19th century namesake who espoused racist views that led to the 1882 Chinese Exclusion Act. John Boalt's name was removed from a main building Thursday, Jan. 30, 2020, after a three-year process. The name removal comes as institutions around the country re-assess the people honored with their monuments, streets and buildings. (AP Photo/Ben Margot, File)

UC Berkeley Law School strips itself of racist namesake

Jan. 30, 2020 6:45 PM EST

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — The law school at the University of California, Berkeley has stripped itself of a 19th century namesake who espoused racist views that led to the 1882 Chinese Exclusion Act. John Boalt's name was removed from a school building Thursday after a three-year process. University...

Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes (15) and tight end Travis Kelce (87) walk with head coach Andy Reid during practice on Thursday, Jan. 30, 2020, in Davie, Fla., for the NFL Super Bowl 54 football game. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)

49ers, Chiefs go through final full practices with no issues

Jan. 30, 2020 6:35 PM EST

DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — There was no significant news out of the San Francisco 49ers and Kansas City Chiefs as they held spirited practices under sunny skies Thursday in one of their final workouts before squaring off in the Super Bowl. This week more than any other, no news is good news. The 49ers went through...