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August 19, 2017 2:34 AM Charlottesville Wounds Still Fresh, Boston Girds for Dueling Protests

On Friday evening, several hundred people gathered in downtown Portland, Ore., for an “Eclipse Hate” rally. Later, others joined in, and more than 1,000 protesters marched on downtown streets, chanting, “No KKK, No fascist U.S.A., No Trump.” The march was loud but relatively peaceful. Protesters swarmed two of the city’s bridges, halting traffic in both directions 381

August 18, 2017 11:37 PM Charlottesville mayor wants new laws to empower localities, suspend gun laws

Charlottesville Mayor Michael Signer called on the Virginia state legislature on Friday to convene a special session to push for new laws that would give local governments power to decide the fates of their Confederate war memorials. Signer, a Democrat, also asked that localities be able to suspend some gun laws after his city was besieged by violence 65

August 17, 2017 10:53 PM Regulators propose $183M settlement with student loan firm

Federal regulators have proposed a $183.3 million settlement with a student loan company that authorities allege engaged in predatory lending practices. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau filed a lawsuit and settlement against Aequitas Capital Management, a private equity fund that purchased or funded $230 million in loans to students at Corinthian 56

August 17, 2017 8:14 PM NIH study shows how sex-specific reproductive systems arise

Female mouse embryos were shown to actively remove male reproductive systems in a laboratory setting, researchers report. Aug. 17 (UPI) -- A new study has identified a specific protein known as COUP-TFII that determines whether a mouse embryo develops a male reproductive system. Researchers from the National Institutes of Health and Baylor College of Medicine 106

August 16, 2017 3:58 PM Will Butcher has turned down the Avs to become free agent

Hobey Baker Award winner Will Butcher has turned down the Colorado Avalanche's contract offer to become a free agent. The Avs took the defenseman in the fifth round of the 2013 draft and held his rights until midnight Tuesday. When he didn't sign, he became a free agent. Butcher led the University of Denver to the national championship this past season 27

August 16, 2017 1:51 PM Beth Mowins debuts in NFL play-by-play for CBS on Sept. 24

Beth Mowins will debut as the first woman to call NFL play-by-play for CBS on Sept. 24. Mowins will join former NFL kicker Jay Feely when Cleveland plays at Indianapolis. The network released its announcer pairings on Tuesday. Mowins will start the season calling a Monday night NFL game between the Chargers and Broncos for ESPN. She will be the second 35

August 15, 2017 7:46 AM Bagley chooses Duke, could make Blue Devils preseason No. 1

Top high school prospect Marvin Bagley III has committed to Duke and is eligible to play in the 2017-18 season, immediately making the Blue Devils a top national-title contender. The 6-foot-11 Bagley is widely considered the top recruit of the 2018 recruiting class, but last month petitioned the NCAA to reclassify and become college eligible for the upcoming 75

August 15, 2017 5:35 AM Top prospect Marvin Bagley chooses Duke, wants to play this season

The 6-foot-10 forward from Sierra Canyon High in Chatsworth, Calif., who had a final recruiting list of Duke, USC, UCLA, Kansas, Kentucky and Arizona, on Monday night committed to the Blue Devils on ESPN’s SportsCenter. He listed just three finalists on SportsCenter — Duke, USC and UCLA. Bagley, the No. 1 prospect in the recruiting class of 2018 according 78

August 14, 2017 10:07 PM Texas A&M cancels white supremacist rally set for Sept. 11

FILE - In this Dec. 6, 2016, file photo, Richard Spencer, who leads a movement that mixes racism, white nationalism and populism, speaks at the Texas A&M University campus in College Station, Texas. Professor C. Christine Fair told The Associated Press on Monday, May 22, 2017, that the Old Town Sport&Health club in Alexandria, Va., informed her that it terminated 53

August 14, 2017 8:01 PM Heritage star cornerbacks lead loaded 2018 recruiting class in Broward, Miami-Dade

The high school football season is upon us this week with dozens of preseason kickoff classic games and now seems like the perfect time to debut the Miami Herald’s recruiting rankings. The book: Rated a 5-star recruit in 247Sports composite rankings and ranks fourth nationally regardless of position as of Aug. 14. The U.S. Army All-American is the second-ranked 62