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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The chancellor of the University of California's Davis campus was put on paid leave Wednesday amid an uproar over her service on corporate boards and the school's hiring of consultants to improve its image online, following the widely criticized pepper-...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — In the 1920s and 1930s, Bill Tilden was to tennis what Babe Ruth was to baseball. Honoring him with a historical marker should be an ace — if not for questions about his conduct with teenage boys. Tilden's athletic accomplishments are hard to overstate. He...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The chancellor of the University of California's Davis campus was put on indefinite leave Wednesday amid an uproar over her service on corporate boards and the school's hiring of consultants to improve its image online, following the widely criticized pepper...
BOSTON (AP) — Prosecutors will ask a judge to sentence the longtime girlfriend of Boston gangster James "Whitey" Bulger to three more years in prison for refusing to testify about whether anyone else helped Bulger after he fled the city. Catherine Greig already is serving an 8-...
NEW YORK (AP) — Aides to Mayor Bill de Blasio have been subpoenaed by state and federal prosecutors amid investigations into his campaign fundraising operation, his administration said. City Hall received subpoenas from the U.S. attorney's office in Manhattan and from the...
CHICAGO (AP) — Dennis Hastert, the Republican who for eight years presided over the House and was second in the line of succession to the presidency, was sentenced Wednesday to more than a year in prison in a hush-money case that revealed accusations he sexually abused teenagers...
CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) — An Apple employee that the company described as "young and talented" was found dead in a conference room inside the company's headquarters in Cupertino on Wednesday, authorities said. Sgt. Andrea Urena of the Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office said the...
JACKSON, Ga. (AP) — The Latest on the scheduled execution of a Georgia death row inmate (all times local): 10:00 p.m. Georgia has executed a man convicted in the April 1998 killings of a trucking company owner and his two children during a home burglary. Daniel Anthony Lucas was...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Sen. Ted Cruz's former campaign co-chairman in Virginia has traveled to Syria and promised support for the government of President Bashar Assad, who U.S. officials have repeatedly said has lost the legitimacy to rule the war-torn country. Virginia state Sen...