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OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The vice chair of the University of Oklahoma Board of Regents announced Thursday he would resign after an uproar over a comment on public affairs television that appeared to liken gay people to pedophiles. Following a two-hour closed-door meeting of the...
WAUKESHA, Wis. (AP) — The Latest on sentencing of Slender Man defendant (all times local): 2:50 p.m. One of two Wisconsin girls who tried to kill a classmate to win favor with a fictional horror character named Slender Man has been sentenced to 25 years in a mental hospital...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Three opera singers and a classical musician say that world-renowned conductor Charles Dutoit sexually assaulted them — physically restraining them, forcing his body against theirs, sometimes thrusting his tongue into their mouths, and in one case, sticking...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A private group headed by a county commissioner and fueled by anonymous donations bought two parks from the city of Memphis at little cost this week, allowing for the swift removal of two Confederate statues that had sparked conflict for years. Shelby...
SAN DIEGO (AP) — A former Marine who was deported to Mexico 15 years ago for his conviction on a minor offense returned to the United States on Thursday after winning his battle to regain permanent U.S. residency. Marco Chavez said he felt speechless when he walked into the...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration says "no decisions have been made" about cutting off foreign aid to countries that voted against the United States on a U.N. vote about Jerusalem. President Donald Trump had threatened to withhold money to countries that voted to...
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A house fire that killed a young child and two women in Pittsburgh was set by a man who smelled of gasoline and bragged "yep, I did it" as he watched the house burn, police said. Pittsburgh police believe Martell Smith, 41, set the fire early Wednesday after...
DALLAS (AP) — A woman who was hiding a recent miscarriage from her family fatally stabbed a mother and abducted her infant daughter, Houston police said Thursday. Erika Jisela Miranda-Alvarez, 28, is charged with capital murder in the death of 33-year-old Carolina Flores, Police...
CLEVELAND (AP) — A woman has been charged with murder in the death of her 5-year-old son after authorities found the apparent remains of a child in the backyard of her Cleveland home. Thirty-four-year-old Larissa Rodriguez was charged Thursday in Cleveland. Court records don't...