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Feds: Charity funneled millions in college bribery scam

March 14, 2019

The mastermind of a wide-ranging college admissions scandal set up a charity that wove a deep web of deception and fraud to mask bribes and payoffs, funneling millions of dollars through the... more »»

Foreign adoptions to US fall by 14 percent, continuing trend

March 14, 2019

NEW YORK (AP) — The number of foreign children adopted by U.S. more »»

Executive gave tip that launched admissions bribery case

March 14, 2019

BOSTON (AP) — The biggest school admissions scandal ever prosecuted began with a tip from an executive investigators were targeting in a securities fraud probe, a law enforcement official said... more »»

Black workers at UPS hub say they were targets of racism

March 14, 2019

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — UPS workers at a distribution hub in Ohio sued the company Wednesday, alleging discriminatory hiring decisions and a series of racist acts, including a noose and Confederate... more »»

Grand Canyon National Park's 1st female leader is resigning

March 14, 2019

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The superintendent of Grand Canyon National Park is resigning, less than three years after she took the helm of one of the country's most popular tourist destinations. more »»

Jussie Smollett pleads not guilty to lying about attack

March 14, 2019

CHICAGO (AP) — "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett pleaded not guilty Thursday to charges accusing him of lying to the police about being the victim of a racist and homophobic attack in downtown... more »»

Sen. Birch Bayh, author of Title IX law, dies at age 91

March 14, 2019

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Former U.S. Sen. Birch Bayh, who championed the Title IX federal law banning discrimination against women in college admissions and sports, died at his home Thursday at age 91. more »»

Reputed Gambino crime boss shot to death in New York City

March 14, 2019

NEW YORK (AP) — The reputed boss of New York's Gambino crime family was gunned down outside his home, dying a virtual unknown compared with his swaggering 1980s-era predecessor, the... more »»

The Latest: 'Empire' actor Jussie Smollett pleads not guilty

March 14, 2019

CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on the case against "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett (all times local):

10 a.m. more »»

US moves to lift remaining gray wolf protections

March 14, 2019

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Gray wolves in the U.S. more »»

Ethiopia crash black boxes arrive in France for analysis

March 14, 2019

HEJERE, Ethiopia (AP) — Flight data recorders from a doomed Ethiopian Airlines flight arrived in France for analysis Thursday as frustrated relatives of the 157 people killed stormed out of a... more »»

Boeing's newest plane becomes its biggest headache

March 14, 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — Boeing's newest version of its best-selling airliner ever was supposed to boost its fortunes for years to come. more »»

Parents charged in admissions scheme roll through US courts

March 14, 2019

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Colleges and companies moved swiftly to distance themselves from employees swept up in a nationwide college admissions scheme, many of them coaches accused of taking bribes and... more »»

Charity used in fraudulent college donations, feds say

March 14, 2019

The mastermind of a wide-ranging college admissions scandal set up a charity that wove a deep web of deception and fraud to mask bribes and payoffs, funneling millions of dollars through the... more »»

US immigration agents find ways around 'sanctuary' policies

March 14, 2019

PHOENIX (AP) — Two years after New Mexico's largest county barred local law enforcement from cooperating with immigration authorities, its leaders learned that the policy was being subverted from... more »»

R. Kelly's sex videos have circulated nationwide for years

March 14, 2019

CHICAGO (AP) — An acquaintance of R. Kelly's recalled how the singer once lugged a duffel bag everywhere — to recording studios, film sets and gyms. more »»

Judge to be assigned to Jussie Smollett's case at hearing

March 14, 2019

CHICAGO (AP) — A judge is expected to be assigned to Jussie Smollett's disorderly conduct case when the "Empire" actor returns to court Thursday. more »»

Charity masked web of fraudulent college donations, feds say

March 14, 2019

The mastermind of a wide-ranging college admissions scandal set up a charity that wove a deep web of deception and fraud to mask bribes and payoffs, funneling millions of dollars through the... more »»

 
 

 

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