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Penn State hires first woman, person of color to head school

Penn State hires first woman, person of color to head school

The Penn State trustees on Thursday named the University of Louisville’s president Neeli Bendapudi to succeed Eric Barron as the school’s top administrator.
China dismisses UK, Canada Olympic boycott as 'farce'

China dismisses UK, Canada Olympic boycott as 'farce'

BEIJING (AP) — China on Thursday dismissed the decision by Canada and the United Kingdom to join Washington’s diplomatic boycott of the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympic Games as a “farce.
School district faces two $100M suits after Oxford shootings

School district faces two $100M suits after Oxford shootings

Two lawsuits seeking $100 million each have been filed against a Michigan school district, its superintendent and others after four students were fatally shot and others wounded at Oxford High School, a lawyer announced Thursday.
Saudi crown prince in 1st visit to Qatar after embargo ended

Saudi crown prince in 1st visit to Qatar after embargo ended

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia’s crown prince visited Qatar on Thursday, his first trip to Doha since the kingdom rallied other Arab states to end their yearslong rift and embargo of the tiny Gulf Arab state.
UK Prime Minister Johnson's wife gives birth to baby girl

UK Prime Minister Johnson's wife gives birth to baby girl

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his wife Carrie have announced the birth of a baby girl. The couple said a healthy baby, the couple’s second child together, was born in a London hospital early Thursday.

Coyotes facing eviction from arena for unpaid bills

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Coyotes could be looking for a new home sooner than expected. The City of Glendale informed the team that it intends to lock the Coyotes out of Gila River Arena by Dec.
Prosecutor: Potter 'failed' Wright; defense calls it mistake

Prosecutor: Potter 'failed' Wright; defense calls it mistake

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A suburban Minneapolis police officer who said she mistakenly drew her gun instead of her Taser when she fatally shot Black motorist Daunte Wright went on trial on manslaughter charges Wednesday, with a prosecutor saying Kim Potter
Father, son arrested in wildfire that threatened Lake Tahoe

Father, son arrested in wildfire that threatened Lake Tahoe

SACRAMENTO, Calif.

Recount upholds GOP win in contested Virginia House race

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A recount for a Virginia state House seat upheld the Republican candidate’s victory on Wednesday, cementing what will be a 52-48 majority for the GOP when the chamber convenes in January. A court certified that Republican A.C.
Meadows sues as Jan. 6 panel proceeds with contempt case

Meadows sues as Jan. 6 panel proceeds with contempt case

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Trump White House chief of staff Mark Meadows on Wednesday sued the House committee investigating the Jan.
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