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Wet winter ends California drought after 376 straight weeks

March 14, 2019

LOS ANGELES (AP) — California is free of drought for the first time in more than seven years and only a small amount of its territory remains abnormally dry as a very wet winter winds down,... more »»

Students sue colleges in admissions bribery scandal

March 14, 2019

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — In the first lawsuit to come out of the college bribery scandal, several students are suing Yale, Georgetown, Stanford and other schools involved in the case, saying they and... more »»

Students file lawsuit against colleges in bribery scandal

March 14, 2019

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — In the first lawsuit to come out of the college bribery scandal, two students are suing Yale, Georgetown, Stanford and other schools entangled in the case, saying they and... more »»

Donors team up to expand #MeToo's impact in the workplace

March 14, 2019

NEW YORK (AP) — In an unusual team effort to broaden the #MeToo movement, a group of prominent U.S. more »»

'Apprentice' contestant's Trump defamation suit can proceed

March 14, 2019

NEW YORK (AP) — A former contestant on "The Apprentice" who accused President Donald Trump of unwanted kissing and groping can move forward with her defamation lawsuit against him, a state appeal... more »»

Sen. Birch Bayh, champion of Title IX federal law, dies

March 14, 2019

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — When Birch Bayh pushed in the U.S. more »»

Huawei pleads not guilty in US court in Iran sanctions case

March 14, 2019

NEW YORK (AP) — The Chinese electronics giant Huawei pleaded not guilty on Thursday to charges accusing it of plotting to violate Iran trade sanctions, a case that has complicated the China-U.S. more »»

Bribed coaches were far from the top, but had keys to campus

March 14, 2019

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Coach Gordie Ernst's Georgetown University tennis teams didn't win any Big East championships. more »»

NYC mayor: Extend shoreline to protect city from storms

March 14, 2019

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is announcing a plan to protect lower Manhattan from rising sea levels by surrounding it with earthen berms and extending its shoreline by as... more »»

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 »»

 
 

 

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