Skip to content

World News

3 more parents plead guilty in college admissions scam

3 more parents plead guilty in college admissions scam

BOSTON — A married couple and a California businessman are the latest parents to plead guilty in the sweeping college admissions scam. Gregory and Marcia Abbott and Peter Jan Sartorio entered their pleas Wednesday in Boston federal court.
Correction: Flooding-Mississippi River Barges story

Correction: Flooding-Mississippi River Barges story

OMAHA, Neb.
Jury: Vermont man guilty of murder in wrong-way crash

Jury: Vermont man guilty of murder in wrong-way crash

BURLINGTON, Vt. — A Vermont jury on Wednesday found a wrong-way driver who claimed he was on a secret mission guilty of murder in the deaths of five teenagers killed on an interstate highway.
District attorney says Meek Mill should get new trial, judge

District attorney says Meek Mill should get new trial, judge

PHILADELPHIA — The district attorney of Philadelphia is calling for a new trial for rapper Meek Mill before a new judge.
AP Source: FIFA to stick with 32 teams for 2022 World Cup

AP Source: FIFA to stick with 32 teams for 2022 World Cup

The 2022 World Cup in Qatar will be played with 32 teams after FIFA scrapped a proposal to expand the tournament to 48 nations due to the political and logistical complexities of using another Persian Gulf nation, a person with knowledge of the situa

Jury convicts 2 in 2018 robbery of Anchorage credit union

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — A jury has convicted two men of robbing an Anchorage credit union. Thirty-year-old John Pierce and 46-year-old Michael Wayne Moore were convicted Tuesday in federal court of robbing a Credit Union One branch in March 2018.

Former Miss Black Texas sues city, ex-chief over arrest

DALLAS — A beauty pageant winner has sued a Texas city and its former police chief over an evading arrest charge that was later dropped.
1990s drama 'Party of Five' reboot involves deported parents

1990s drama 'Party of Five' reboot involves deported parents

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — "Party of Five," a 1990s teen drama that focused on a family grappling with life after the death of their parents, is getting a reboot with a Mexican American family whose parents are deported.
Donald Trump Jr. has book out later this year

Donald Trump Jr. has book out later this year

NEW YORK — Donald Trump Jr. has a book coming out later this year featuring his "views and perspectives" on the political scene and his father's presidency.

Christopher Nolan's new espionage film gets a title: 'Tenet'

LOS ANGELES — Filmmaker Christopher Nolan's upcoming international espionage film has a title. Warner Bros. on Wednesday says the action epic is called "Tenet.