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LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A doctor who specialized in treating female gymnasts at Michigan State University and through the elite USA Gymnastics organization was charged Wednesday with sexual assault. Dr. Larry Nassar was charged in two Michigan counties. Online records show he's...
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The Latest on plans to close a protest encampment near the Dakota Access pipeline construction site in North Dakota (all times local): 9:50 a.m. Cleanup efforts at the Dakota Access pipeline protest camp are on hold after negotiations broke down between...
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The firm that owns the SAT college entrance exam is boosting security around the world following test-stealing and other cheating in recent years. The College Board told The Associated Press it's reducing the number of international testing dates from six per...
CATLETTSBURG, Ky. (AP) — While the Affordable Care Act has brought health coverage to millions of Americans, the effects have been profound, even lifesaving, for some of those caught up in the nation's opioid-addiction crisis. In Kentucky, which has been ravaged worse than...
MILTON, Mass. (AP) — A prestigious boarding and day school near Boston says four former workers engaged in sexual misconduct with several students decades ago. Milton Academy sent a letter to the school community Tuesday saying an independent investigation determined former...
LINDEN, N.J. (AP) — A bomb squad has dismantled a suspicious package that led to the evacuation of two apartment buildings in New Jersey. The package, which later was determined to be a hoax, was found near a pay phone outside a convenience store Tuesday evening in Linden...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Has anti-Semitism accompanied Donald Trump's rise to power? Some organizations that monitor hate groups and hate crimes believe so, noting a rash of recent incidents. But data is elusive, and the president's supporters note his family connection — a Jewish...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A federal judge ruled Tuesday that Texas can't cut off Medicaid dollars to Planned Parenthood over secretly recorded videos taken by anti-abortion activists in 2015 that launched Republican efforts across the U.S. to defund the nation's largest abortion...
PARIS (AP) — Amnesty International says "toxic" fear-mongering by anti-establishment politicians, among them President Donald Trump and the leaders of Turkey, Hungary and the Philippines, is contributing to a global pushback against human rights. Releasing its 408-page annual...