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WACO, Texas (AP) — Ken Starr has resigned as Baylor University's chancellor, a week after he was removed as president of the Texas school amid a scandal over its treatment of sexual assault cases involving football players. Starr told ESPN's "Outside the Lines" for an interview...
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Black drivers in Missouri were nearly 70 percent more likely than whites to get stopped by the police last year, marking a slight improvement from the year before but showing there still are significant racial disparities in such stops. State Attorney...
ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — A Virginia woman who did groundbreaking work as a spy for America in post-World War II Poland has finally received government honors — but not until after her death. Stephanie Rader, who died in January at age 100, was laid to rest Wednesday at Arlington...
NEW YORK (AP) — Five elderly women who refused to leave their assisted-living home after its closure was announced will finally vacate as part of a $3.35 million settlement, attorneys said Wednesday. The holdout residents, ages 91 to 101, will be required to leave Prospect Park...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The impact of low oil prices has continued to hobble the finances of U.S. banks, which posted increased loan losses in the first quarter driven by a huge jump in delinquent energy loans. U.S. bank earnings dipped 2 percent in the first three months of the year...
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama teacher is on leave after giving middle school students a test with math questions about prostitutes, drugs and guns, a school official said Wednesday. Rena Philips, a spokeswoman for Mobile County's public schools, said the educator from Burns...
ELLETTSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Police say six Indiana churchgoers who were hospitalized after eating cookies given to them by a fellow congregant after Mass later tested positive for THC, the psychoactive component in marijuana. Police are sending a cookie for analysis from the batch...
PLUM, Pa. (AP) — The legal and emotional casualties keep piling up in a Pittsburgh suburb where two high school teachers have pleaded guilty to having sex with students, a third is awaiting trial and a fourth is charged with trying to intimidate one student victim by pointing...
NEW YORK (AP) — Pizza Hut said it will remove more artificial ingredients from its pizza pies in the next year at its U.S. restaurants. The company already removed artificial flavors and colors from its pizzas last year. Pizza Hut, which has about 6,400 U.S. restaurants, said...