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NEW YORK (AP) — A former aide so close to New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo that he considered him like a brother was sentenced to six years in prison Thursday for fraud and accepting bribes. The judge said she hopes the punishment "will be heard in Albany." U.S. District Judge Valerie...
NEW YORK (AP) — A prominent Cornell University food researcher resigned after an investigation found he committed academic misconduct, including misreporting data, the school announced Thursday. Brian Wansink has been removed from all teaching and research positions and will...
NEW YORK (AP) — Lawyers and advocates for victims of clergy sex-abuse are assailing as inadequate some new steps announced by U.S. Catholic bishops to curtail the abuse scandals that have deeply shaken the church this year. The initiatives, announced Wednesday, include...
AMES, Iowa (AP) — It was decades ago, but Sara Schwendinger remembers perfectly the panic she felt when she realized a car was following her as she ran along a country road at dusk, just outside her small Wisconsin hometown. She desperately tore into a cornfield and listened as...
ABDERDEEN, Md. (AP) — Three people were killed Thursday morning in a shooting at a Rite Aid distribution center in northeast Maryland, officials said. A law enforcement official with knowledge of the shooting stressed that the number of dead is based on preliminary information...
PHOENIX (AP) — Nine people, including seven who were in the U.S. illegally, were killed in a head-on collision on an Arizona highway, authorities said Thursday. The crash occurred late Wednesday when a vehicle struck an SUV carrying nine people on State Route 79 near Florence,...
NEW YORK (AP) — Cornell says a prominent professor of food research has resigned after an investigation found he committed academic misconduct. The school says Brian Wansink will retire at the end of the school year next June and that he has been removed from his teaching...
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An attorney for two Native American brothers pulled from a Colorado State University tour earlier this year asked the school for policy changes, saying Wednesday that campus officers violated the teens' constitutional rights by stopping them and patting...
NEW YORK (AP) — Hoping to restore the faith of those disillusioned by how the Catholic church has handled sexual abuse allegations, the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New York appointed a former federal judge Thursday to review its procedures and protocols. Cardinal Timothy Dolan...