His wins Tuesday in Washington, D.C., Maryland and — most importantly — in Wisconsin has produced a subtle shift in the way Republican presidential contender Mitt Romney is being referred to by the news media.
A line of strong storms moved through the Dallas-Fort Worth area Tuesday with a number of tornadoes touching down. Homes and businesses were damaged across the region but there were no fatalities. As a massive storm approached Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, staff told travelers to seek shelter close to the center of the terminal buildings.
The Baylor University women's basketball team capped an undefeated and unprecedented 40-win season Tuesday night with a resounding 80-61 win over Notre Dame in the NCAA championship game. The Bears were led by their 6-foot-8 national player of the year Brittney Griner, who had 26 points
Every two weeks, a single court handles several divorce cases in one afternoon, offering each side pro bono legal advice. In its first year, the program achieved a settlement rate of 80 percent. Now other states are considering adopting the model.
With little prospect of victory in any of the three primaries held Tuesday, former U.S. Senator Rick Santorum went home to Pennsylvania. He vowed to make a last stand in his fight for the Republican presidential nomination.
Mitt Romney has picked up another three victories in the Republican presidential race. Wisconsin, Maryland and Washington, D.C. all went solidly for him. That puts Romney almost out of his competitors' reach in this long-running contest.
Public universities have been creating branch campuses for years — typically within 50 miles of the main campus. Private schools are building satellite campuses too, but in states far from home. It's a chance to expand their brand, bring new opportunities to students and grab a share of the lucrative market for graduate education.
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