- University of Chicago calls off classes over online threat Updated: Nov-30-15 8:03 am
CHICAGO - One of the nation's top universities called off classes on the first day students are due back from the Thanksgiving holiday because of an online threat.
- Action plan being presented to help deal with drug abuse Updated: Nov-30-15 7:53 am
ESCANABA, Michigan - An action plan is being presented in Michigan's Upper Peninsula to deal with what officials say is a growing problem of drug addiction.
- Ex-college football player pleads guilty to assaulting woman Updated: Nov-30-15 7:48 am
SPRINGFIELD, Massachusetts - A former Massachusetts college football player charged with fracturing his girlfriend's skull has pleaded guilty to assault and battery but avoided prison time.
- Suspect in Colorado clinic shooting to appear in court Updated: Nov-30-15 7:38 am
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado - The man accused of opening fire at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado Springs lived a troubled, isolated life in the mountains of South Carolina and Colorado, but acquaintances said he never hinted that he would target the organization.
- The Latest: Prosecutors to decide Monday on shooting charges Updated: Nov-30-15 7:37 am
MINNEAPOLIS - The latest in the investigation into the fatal shooting of a black man by Minneapolis police that has sparked more than a week of demonstrations (all times local):
- Tulane researchers to study oil's effects on Gulf of Mexico Updated: Nov-30-15 7:34 am
NEW ORLEANS - Tulane University researchers have been awarded $4 million to study oil's effects on the Gulf of Mexico.
- Amid heavy security, pope visits C. African Republic mosque Updated: Nov-30-15 7:33 am
BANGUI, Central African Republic - Pope Francis ventured into the volatile Muslim enclave of Central African Republic's capital on Monday and brought his message of reconciliation to the city's main mosque, insisting that Christians and Muslims have long lived peacefully together here and that religion can never justify violence.
- Divorce attorney with colorful history running for judge Updated: Nov-30-15 7:23 am
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - A Charleston divorce attorney whose license was once suspended is running for one of Kanawha County's five Family Court judge seats.
- NYC agency helping deadbeat parents find jobs Updated: Nov-30-15 7:20 am
NEW YORK - The city's Human Resources Administration is working to help deadbeat parents find jobs so they can pay child support.
- Researchers study gopher tortoises on Georgia island Updated: Nov-30-15 7:20 am
SAVANNAH, Georgia - They're castaways, isolated for decades on an island off the Georgia coast. Their ancestors were probably captured and taken there to be lunch and dinner for the earlier, more powerful residents of the island.
- Calendars show Clinton's availability to supporters Updated: Nov-30-15 7:09 am
WASHINGTON - As secretary of state, Hillary Rodham Clinton opened her office to dozens of influential Democratic party fundraisers, former Clinton administration and campaign loyalists, and corporate donors to her family's global charity, according to State Department calendars obtained by The Associated Press.
- High Court rules against Northern Ireland's abortion law Updated: Nov-30-15 7:07 am
LONDON - A Belfast High Court ruling is expected to ease Northern Ireland's strict anti-abortion laws to make it easier for women to terminate pregnancies in some cases.
- Chicago police officer who fatally shot teen due in court Updated: Nov-30-15 7:03 am
CHICAGO - A white Chicago police officer charged with murder after a squad car video caught him fatally shooting a black Chicago teenager 16 times returns to court to learn whether he'll be offered bond.
- The Latest: Pope Francis wraps up Africa trip Updated: Nov-30-15 6:58 am
BANGUI, Central African Republic - The latest on Pope Francis' first trip to Africa. (All times local.)
- Vatican leaks trial delayed for a week at defense request Updated: Nov-30-15 6:51 am
VATICAN CITY - A Vatican judge on Monday granted more time for the defense to prepare for a trial over the leak of confidential documents that has put a Spanish monsignor, a pair of Italian journalists and two others in the dock.
- Hospital's research and education building moving forward Updated: Nov-30-15 6:41 am
ST. PETERSBURG, Florida - All Children's Hospital Johns Hopkins Medicine is moving forward with plans to construct a research and education building in St. Petersburg.
- National Register of Historic Places adds 2 Omaha sites Updated: Nov-30-15 6:35 am
OMAHA, Nebraska - A historic streetcar barn is among two Omaha sites that have been added to the National Register of Historic Places.
- Philippine court to give verdict in US Marine's murder case Updated: Nov-30-15 6:23 am
OLONGAPO, Philippines - A Philippine court plans to deliver its verdict in the emotion-charged case of a U.S. Marine accused of murdering a transgender Filipino after discovering her gender when they checked into a hotel.
- Jesse Jackson: Syrian refugees should be welcomed in US Updated: Nov-30-15 6:08 am
DEARBORN, Michigan - The Rev. Jesse Jackson says Syrian refugees should be welcomed in the U.S. and turning them away is legally and morally wrong.
- Volunteers find body amid search for missing St. Cloud man Updated: Nov-30-15 5:59 am
MONTICELLO, Minnesota - A body has been found by volunteers searching the Monticello area for a missing 24-year-old man from St. Cloud.
- After uncertainty, new start for Syrian family in Germany Updated: Nov-30-15 5:32 am
ZWICKAU, Germany - Just before dawn, a worker shook the matriarch of the refugee family out of sleep at their asylum center in a depressed German town.
- State representative waging battle against heroin use Updated: Nov-30-15 5:06 am
OLDENBURG, Indiana - It is a moment Rep. Cindy Ziemke will never forget: finding her 23-year-old son unconscious in the basement of her home.
- 60 years after boycott, using Montgomery bus can be trying Updated: Nov-30-15 4:45 am
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - Two blocks from the spot where Rosa Parks refused to give up her bus seat to a white passenger in 1955, 17-year-old Tanesha Wilson listens to earbuds as she waits for the No. 8.
- Gov. Hassan heading to school district for award ceremony Updated: Nov-30-15 4:01 am
KINGSTON, New Hampshire - Gov. Maggie Hassan is heading to a regional school district to celebrate an award educators are receiving for helping students develop critical thinking skills.
- Japanese whaling fleet set to leave for Antarctic Updated: Nov-30-15 4:00 am
TOKYO - Japan's whaling fleet will leave Tuesday for the Antarctic for a three-month, scaled-down hunt, the government said, despite protests from opponents who say Tokyo has not proven that whales need to be killed for research.