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Updated 35 minutes ago
Ohio college receives $12.5M gift
DAYTON — The University of Dayton says it has received a $12.5 million gift aimed at making it a national leader in sustainability education.

Published 50 minutes ago
Mich. university to charge same tuition for all
SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich. — Lake Superior State University, in a move to make itself more affordable to a wider range of students, will charge the same tuition rate for any student from across North America, including those from Michigan.

Published 59 minutes ago
2 killed in southwest Ohio plane crash
MIDDLETOWN, Ohio — Authorities in southwest Ohio say both people aboard a small plane have died in a crash in a suburban area south of Middletown.

Published 1 hour ago
50,000 saved as floods hit Pakistan
ISLAMABAD — Pakistan’s disaster management agency says rescuers with boats and helicopters have evacuated about 50,000 people from the country’s south after raging floods inundated more villages there.

Updated 2 hours ago
Chrysler recalling nearly 189,000 SUVs
DETROIT — Chrysler is recalling almost 189,000 Jeep Grand Cherokees and Dodge Durangos in the U.S. to fix a fuel pump problem that can cause the SUVs to stall.

Updated 3 hours ago
49 ISIS hostages have been freed
ANKARA, Turkey — Dozens of Turkish hostages seized by the Islamic State group in Iraq were freed Saturday, resolving a serious crisis which Turkish officials had long cited as a reason to avoid moving aggressively against the violent militant group.

Updated 3 hours ago
RNC bests DNC in August fundraising
WASHINGTON — The Republican National Committee again outraised its Democratic rival last month and is sitting on a $3 million lead, according to campaign finance reports filed Saturday.

Published 3 hours ago
Munich expects 6M visitors at Oktoberfest
MUNICH — Four taps on the keg and the beer started to flow.

Updated 4 hours ago
Pope names new Chicago archbishop
Pope Francis on Saturday appointed Bishop Blase Cupich, a moderate who has called for civility in the culture wars, as the next archbishop of Chicago, signaling a shift in tone in one of the most important posts in the U.S. church.

Updated 4 hours ago
Scotland says 'no' to independence
EDINBURGH — In the end, it was not as close as had been predicted. Scotland voted to reject independence by a clear 10 points. Across the United Kingdom, there was a collective sigh of relief.