DENVER (AP) — Gov. John Hickenlooper on Thursday announced an audit to ensure the state’s prisoners are serving their correct sentences, two weeks after a parolee who was mistakenly released four years early was identified as a suspect
ATLANTA (AP) — Small schools share big stage
The Final Four isn’t the only big game in town. Hello, Metro State. Hello, Drury. We’re talking about you.
And how about a shout-out for Mary Hardin-Baylor and Amherst?
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A collection of gold and jewels that a Santa Fe antiquities collector says he stashed in the mountains north of Santa Fe has generated so much interest from amateur treasure hunters that some have
CHICAGO (AP) — Roger Ebert, the most famous and most popular film reviewer of his time who became the first journalist to win a Pulitzer Prize for movie criticism and, on his long-running TV program, wielded the nation’s
WASHINGTON (AP) — After the 2010 earthquake in Haiti, former President Bill Clinton apologized for long championing food aid policies that helped Arkansas rice growers but made it harder for the impoverished country to grow its own crop.
ATLANTA (AP) — Trey Burke, the sophomore point guard who led Michigan to the Final Four, has been selected The Associated Press’ college basketball player of the year.
Burke joins Cazzie Russell in 1966 as the only Michigan
FORT KNOX, Ky. (AP) — A Fort Knox soldier wanted for questioning in the shooting death of a civilian employee has been apprehended in Tennessee.
A statement from the Army’s criminal investigations division says the soldier is a
ATLANTA (AP) — Jim Larranaga, who led Miami to the Atlantic Coast Conference regular season and tournament titles and a No. 2 ranking, has been selected The Associated Press’ coach of the year.
Larranaga received 29 votes Thursday
ATLANTA (AP) — NCAA President Mark Emmert spent 15 minutes documenting the progress that the organization has made under his leadership, from making sure students go to class to fighting corruption.
Then he spent the next half-hour defending
ATLANTA (AP) — More than 30 years ago, Cliff Levingston was part of a team at Wichita State loaded with future NBA talent that he believes underachieved, falling just short of the Final Four.
This year, he’s been
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut coach Geno Auriemma saw a switch turn on inside freshman Breanna Stewart just before the Big East tournament.
In the Huskies final six games of the regular season, last year’s national high school
BANGUI, Central African Republic (AP) — Central African Republic’s self-declared president will hold elections within 18 months despite initially saying that he would rule until 2016, a spokesman said Thursday.
Michel Djotodia’s overthrow of the government nearly two
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks edged higher on Wall Street as investors took advantage of a slump Wednesday to get back into the market.
The Dow Jones industrial average was up 35 points, or 0.2 percent, to 14,585
CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois’ Supreme Court has overturned a ruling that dismissed guilty verdicts against the owners of a Chicago nightclub where 21 patrons were crushed to death in a stampede.
The 2003 stampede occurred in a staircase
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Former Florida Lt. Gov. Jennifer Carroll says she resigned immediately after law enforcement agents questioned her about a purported veterans charity and an alleged gambling ring.
Carroll says she did nothing wrong but agreed
LONDON (AP) — Capturing the unruly, ever-changing Internet is like trying to pin down a raging river.
But the British Library is going to try.
For centuries the library has kept a copy of every book, pamphlet, magazine
BLANTYRE, Malawi (AP) — Pop diva Madonna held ailing children when visiting an overcrowded children’s ward in Blantyre, Malawi’s largest city.
Madonna, spending her fourth day in the southern African country Thursday, visited Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital which
A University of Rochester professor’s hypothetical question about whether the rape of an unconscious person should be illegal has led to demands he be censured or fired.
Professor Steven Landsburg’s blog post followed the conviction last month of
MESQUITE, Texas (AP) — Texas Gov. Rick Perry says a slain prosecutor and his wife were aware of the dangers of his job but his determination to “do right” by people wasn’t diminished.
Perry was among those who
ITHACA, N.Y. (AP) — A Cornell University wrestler accused of raping another student as she slept was arrested after the victim’s companion snapped pictures of the young man lying on the bed, pants partway down, and then looked
WASHINGTON (AP) — A trustee overseeing MF Global says a risky trading strategy and “negligent conduct” by former CEO Jon Corzine and his top managers contributed to the brokerage firm’s collapse in late 2011.
A report issued Thursday
PHOENIX (AP) — The judge in Jodi Arias’ murder case on Thursday denied a defense motion to order jurors sequestered for the remainder of the trial during a bizarre week when one panelist was removed and videos emerged
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan officials released harrowing new details on Thursday about an attack in a western province where assailants shot everyone in their path, sending terrified people jumping from windows trying to escape the assailants who
HAVANA (AP) — Beyonce and Jay-Z caused a big stir in Havana as they marked their fifth wedding anniversary Thursday.
R&B’s power couple was mobbed by dozens of well-wishers at the renowned restaurant La Guarida on Wednesday night,
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — After a series of escalating threats, North Korea has moved a missile with “considerable range” to its east coast, South Korea’s defense minister said Thursday. But he emphasized that the missile was not
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — The United Nations says it is shuttering all its food distribution centers in the Gaza Strip after dozens of people stormed one of its compounds to protest the suspension of cash assistance