No. 7 Bearcats Have Highest Ranking In 10 Years

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Bearcats have made another breakthrough in what’s shaping up as their best season in a decade. Cincinnati moved into the top 10 in the Associated Press’ college basketball poll on Monday, coming in at No. 7. It’s the Bearcats’ highest...

Christie cooperating with prosecutor’s subpoena

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie speaks during a ceremony to pass official hosting duties of next year’s Super Bowl to representatives from Arizona, Saturday Feb. 1, 2014 in New York. Fellow Republicans are assessing the damage of new allegations that Gov. Christie knew about...

NY Health Chief Won’t Set Date On Fracking Review

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York’s health commissioner is still declining to speculate when his agency will finish a review of the health effects of hydraulic fracturing for natural gas. Dr. Nirav Shah tells legislators Monday that conclusion is “not in the near future...

Police: Michigan escaped prisoner captured

An imaage from a video surveillance camera release by the Michigan State Police shows Ionia Correctional Facility escapee Michael David Elliot, 40, at an Indiana Marathon gas station late Sunday night. A national manhunt was underway Monday for Elliot, a convicted killer who...

Official: Heroin in packets in Hoffman’s apartment

A makeshift memorial is seen, Monday, Feb. 3, 2014, outside the building where the body of actor Philip Seymour Hoffman was found in New York. Hoffman, 46, was found dead Sunday in his apartment. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig) A makeshift memorial is seen, Monday, Feb. 3, 2014, outside...

Delaware girl testifies in home waterboarding case

GEORGETOWN, Del. (AP) — A girl who claims she was waterboarded by her mother’s companion, a former pediatrician, told a Delaware jury on Monday the man held her face under a running faucet several times as punishment. Swiveling back and forth in the witness chair...

Editorial: Virginia’s counterproductive approach to undocumented students

LET’S SAY that a teenager from California moves to Virginia with his family and graduates a year later from a local high school. Under Virginia law, he would be eligible for heavily subsidized in-state tuition rates as a freshman at the University of Virginia, Virginia Tech...

Editorial: Virginia’s counterproductive approach to undocumented students

LET’S SAY that a teenager from California moves to Virginia with his family and graduates a year later from a local high school. Under Virginia law, he would be eligible for heavily subsidized in-state tuition rates as a freshman at the University of Virginia, Virginia Tech...

Editorial: The U.S. must reconsider its failed Syrian policy

JOHN F. KERRY acknowledged to a group of congressmen over the weekend that the Obama administration’s policy in Syria is failing, according to two Republican senators. If so — Mr. Kerry’s spokeswoman disputed the account — he would deserve credit for finally...

Gerson: A rendezvous with irrelevance

The Republican Party faces an existential question: Can it make the transition to a more welcoming position on immigration without tearing itself apart or further alienating Latinos by the tenor of its internal debate? The journey is necessary, perilous and always easier to delay...