BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — The chancellor of the University of California, Berkeley, says the flagship school is running a $150 million deficit and must undertake a top-to-bottom review of expenses to sustain its national standing.
Chancellor Nicholas Dirks notified the campus in a letter Wednesday that he has initiated a process aimed at cutting costs and boosting fundraising.
Dirks says every aspect of UC Berkeley will be open to evaluation and that...
BALTIMORE (AP) — Three Baltimore police officers charged in the Freddie Gray case are asking Maryland's second-highest court to block the state from appealing a lower-court ruling barring another officer from testifying against them.
Lawyers for Lt. Brian Rice and officers Garrett Miller and Edward Nero attached the motions to Baltimore Circuit Court filings made public Tuesday. The motions are directed to the Court of Special Appeals.
The social media site will let people turn on a setting that lets popular tweets related to people you follow show up first in your timeline, followed by the real-time feed most people on Twitter are used to.
It's a significant change for the microblogging service, although its existing "while you were away" feature also highlights tweets from the recent past.
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — The latest on efforts by Ferguson to reach a consent agreement with the U.S. Department of Justice to improve police and court practices in the St. Louis suburb (all times local):
The Justice Department has filed a civil rights lawsuit against the city of Ferguson, one day after the city council voted to revise an agreement aimed at improving how police and courts treat poor people and minorities in the St. Louis suburb...