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.

Colorado judge enters not guilty plea for Holmes

DAN ELLIOTT,Associated Press


Kenya final vote total: Kenyatta has 50.03 percent

JASON STRAZIUSO,Associated Press

Comet making closest approach ever to Earth

MARCIA DUNN,AP Aerospace Writer

Around the Big Ten: IU journalism school fights for independence

News from the universities and cities of the Big Ten:

Cardinals begin pre-conclave meetings amid scandal

NICOLE WINFIELD,Associated Press

Long wait in Kenya vote; 19 dead in Mombasa

JASON STRAZIUSO,Associated Press

TOM ODULA,Associated Press

Transcript of Obama press conference March 1, 2013

Here is a transcript of a statement by President Barack Obama and a question-and-answer session with reporters on Friday at the White House. Transcript provided by the White House.

11:39 A.M. EST

Exhibit at Art Institute explores interwoven histories of Picasso and Chicago

The new exhibition "Picasso and Chicago" at the Art Institute of Chicago weaves together the famed artist's 80-year career with holdings from the museum and other collections.

It also tells the story of Chicago, which, like Picasso, exemplifies the bold and modern, curator Stephanie D'Alessandro said at the media preview.