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Columbia College may split into schools

The Columbia College Board of Trustees will vote in April on a proposal to split the college into separate schools.

NASA details plans to pluck rock off asteroid, explore it

NASA is aiming to launch a rocket to an asteroid in five years and grab a boulder off of it — a stepping stone and training mission for an eventual trip sending humans to Mars.

Thursday's NHL Capsules

Games played on March 26, 2015

NHL ROUNDUP: Anze Kopitar scored with 4:23 left, defenseman Alec Martinez had two assists, and the Los Angeles Kings won their third straight on their road trip by beating the slumping New York Islanders 3-2 on Thursday night.

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What to pack for a year in space?

What’s one thing astronaut Scott Kelly can’t do without when he moves into space this week for a year? A belt.

Jury: Life for grandma in running death of girl

A jury is recommending life without parole for an Alabama woman convicted of capital murder in her granddaughter’s running death.

Sheriff: Young brothers cooking before fatal shooting

A 12-year-old boy was cooking with his older brother when an argument erupted, and the boy shot his 6-year-old brother to death, wounded his older brother in the leg and killed himself, a sheriff said Thursday.

Lawyer disputes police's hoax claim in Calif. kidnapping

A lawyer disputes police claims that the kidnapping of a California woman was a hoax and says her boyfriend was bound and drugged during the abduction.

Gas blast blamed as New York fire, building collapse leave 12 injured

An apartment building collapsed in a fiery burst of rubble on Thursday and flames spread to nearby buildings in what officials said appeared to be a gas-related explosion, injuring at least a dozen people and scattering debris across surrounding streets in the heart of Manhattan’s trendy East Village.

Thursday's Men's NCAA Tournament Capsules

Sam Dekker scored a career-high 23 points, Frank Kaminsky added 19 and top-seeded Wisconsin rallied in the final 10 minutes to hold off North Carolina 79-72 on Thursday night and advance to the Elite Eight of the NCAA Tournament.

Boy dies in collision between Amish carriage, vehicle

The Missouri State Highway Patrol says a 10-year-old boy died when a sports utility vehicle hit an Amish horse-drawn carriage in northwest Missouri.

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