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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Education Department has awarded $75 million to 24 colleges and universities to foster innovation in college value and efficiency.The new competition is called "First in the World" and 500 schools applied. Applicants submit ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Treasury Department is taking action against individuals and networks linked to two terrorist groups based in Pakistan.Treasury's action on Tuesday targets the leader of Harakat-ul-Mujahedeen (HAR-ah-kat uhl-MOO-hah-deen), ...more

AP News - 8 hours ago

INCHEON, South Korea (AP) — India has lodged a protest against the outcome of an Asian Games semifinal bout after judges awarded a unanimous decision to South Korea's Park Ji-na over L.Sarita Devi in the 60-kilogram division, sparking loud verbal abuse ...more

AP News - 11 hours ago

LONDON (AP) — Taxpayer-owned Royal Bank of Scotland says strong economic conditions are boosting its finances and that it expects to take a smaller hit from bad investments this year.The bank, which was rescued by the British taxpayer during the ...more

AP News - 16 hours ago

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — AP Source: Oakland Raiders fire coach Dennis Allen. ...more

AP News - 17 hours ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — Training for Coast Guard criminal investigators will be reviewed as part of a settlement with a Washington newspaper over the 2013 seizure of notes from one of the paper's former reporters.The newspaper and former reporter Audr ...more

AP News - 20 hours ago

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Dover International Speedway started work Monday on a new catch fence that will be installed in time for the 2015 NASCAR season.The fence will stand at 21 feet, up from its current 15 feet. The new $2.9 million fence will be i ...more

AP News - 21 hours ago

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (AP) — Slowly and somberly, Tony Stewart is trying his best to find his new normal.He may never again be the "Smoke" the racing world knew before Aug. 9, the night a sprint car he was driving struck and killed Kevin Ward Jr. at ...more

AP News - 23 hours ago

Boxing promoter Dan Goossen, who handled a number of world champions in a lengthy career, has died after a short illness. He was 64.Goossen died early Monday in Southern California after battling liver cancer that was only recently diagnosed, hi ...more

AP News - Sep 29, 2014 12:55 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is urging authorities in Hong Kong to show restraint with pro-democracy protesters.White House press secretary Josh Earnest says the United States supports freedom of expression and peaceful assembly for the peo ...more