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NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A Rutgers University professor convicted of sexually assaulting a disabled man she said had consented to the relationship by communicating on a keyboard is scheduled to be sentenced. Anna Stubblefield, former chair of the university's philosophy department,...
NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Here is the latest from the GOP presidential debates, sponsored by Fox Business Network, in North Charleston, S.C. All times local. 11:26 p.m. The prime-time Republican presidential debate has concluded. ___ 11:20 p.m. John Kasich is touting his own...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indianapolis police say a suspect in a domestic disturbance has died while in custody. The Indianapolis Star reports ( http://indy.st/233sCsI ) the incident happened just before 10 p.m. Thursday on the city's east side. Police say officers responding to a...
DETROIT (AP) — A water crisis in Flint has focused mostly on the impact of drinking supplies containing lead that had leached from old plumbing after the city switched sources to save money. But Michigan officials stunned the community this week when they also reported an...
Planned Parenthood filed a federal court lawsuit Thursday alleging extensive criminal misconduct by the anti-abortion activists who produced undercover videos targeting the handling of fetal tissue at some Planned Parenthood clinics. "The people behind this fraud lied and broke...
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City officials are close to a deal that would save Central Park's horse-drawn carriages from a threatened ban. When he was elected two years ago, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio pledged to end the popular carriage rides through the park on "day one"...
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA is adding a third company to its short list of space station suppliers, a Nevada business that will bring back a mini version of the shuttle. On Thursday, NASA announced Sierra Nevada Corp. will join SpaceX and Orbital ATK in launching cargo to...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Harking back to America's triumphant race into space, the Obama administration is launching what it calls a "moonshot" effort to cure cancer. Don't expect miracles in the administration's last months in office. "It probably won't be cured in my lifetime, but I...
Sure, the three winners splitting the record $1.6 billion Powerball jackpot are getting a lot of attention. But more than 26 million tickets won prizes, many of them not too shabby. Some in each of these categories even doubled their winnings by paying an extra dollar for a "...