Racing helps Massachusetts father, disabled son forge bond

HOLLAND, Mass. (AP) — The year was 1992, and Dick Hoyt and his son, Rick, wanted to run and bike across the country to raise funds for a charity for cerebral palsy — a condition 30-year-old Rick developed at birth.

Updated: Groundbreaking improv comic Jonathan Winters dies

Updated 2:36 p.m. Friday

Harris named interim chancellor at an Arizona community college

TUCSON, Ariz. — An Arizona community college has hired former Parkland College President Zelema Harris as its interim chancellor.

The governing board of Pima Community College in Tucson, Ariz., voted unanimously earlier this week to appoint Harris as interim chancellor, effective April 15.

Harris will remain at the post until a permanent chancellor is chosen.

Billboards are still signs of our times

Like a lot of other people, we took a road trip — and dealt with lots of snow — over spring break.

It wasn’t a long vacation, just an extended weekend in Kansas City to take in some NCAA tournament games, visit with family and eat lots of food.

Monroe, Eisenhower letters to be auctioned

ULA ILNYTZKY,Associated Press

S&P 500 moves above its record high, keeps going


Excerpts from gay-marriage case at high court

Excerpts from the arguments before the Supreme Court on Tuesday about California's Proposition 8 ban on same-sex marriage, from a transcript released by the Supreme Court.

Consumer confidence falls in March

MARCY GORDON,AP Business Writer

Illinois 57, Colorado 49: 2nd Round NCAA's

Illinois pulled out a 57-49 win over Colorado in the 2nd round of the NCAA tournament on Friday, March 22, 2013 in Austin, TX.

3/21/13 Illini in Austin, TX

The Illini basketbasll team at practice and a press conference in Austin, Texas on Thursday, March 21, 2013.