Athletes warily embrace progress as USA Gymnastics evolves

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The dread was familiar. The fear too. They gripped MyKayla Skinner shortly after she decided to return to elite gymnastics last summer. Skinner wasn't worried abo...

Pentagon gives conditional OK to resume Saudi training in US

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon has given the Navy and other military services conditional approval to resume training of Saudi Arabian nationals in the U.S. Operational training, suc...

Investigators at home of gymnastics coach tied to Nassar

GRAND LEDGE, Mich. (AP) — Police on Tuesday assisted state investigators at the Michigan home of a gymnastics coach who had ties to disgraced sports doctor Larry Nassar. ...

Pentagon adding to restrictions on foreign military students

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon is imposing new restrictions and controls on all international military students at American bases, including limits on their possession of firearms, in response to a sh...

Appeals court rules against convict over gender pronouns

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A transgender convict has lost a federal appeal to have her name changed in court records — and to have the appeals court refer to her with feminine pronouns. The ...

Man convicted of child sex abuse sentenced for child porn

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A Vermont man whose initial 60-day sentence for sexually abusing a child caused an outcry has been sentenced to 10 years in prison after pleading guilty to possession of child p...

Germany gives investigators more tools against child porn

BERLIN (AP) — The German parliament on Friday approved legislation that will allow investigators to use computer-generated child pornography to gain access to suspect internet portals. ...

US military training for Saudi students could resume soon

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. training for more than 800 Saudi Arabian military students could be restarted "in the coming days," the Pentagon said Thursday, nearly six weeks after a shooting by one Saudi tr...

Does the naked body belong on Facebook? It’s complicated

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — When is a photograph of nude bodies artistic or titillating? A woman's exposed nipple a political statement or erotica? A video of childbirth might show genitali...

Does the naked body belong on Facebook? It’s complicated

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — When is a photograph of nude bodies artistic or titillating? A woman's exposed nipple a political statement or erotica? A video of childbirth might show genitali...

Does the naked body belong on Facebook? It’s complicated

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — When is a photograph of nude bodies artistic or titillating? A woman's exposed nipple a political statement or erotica? A video of childbirth might show genitali...

Mueller probe witness pleads guilty on child sex charges

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A key witness in special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation will serve at least 10 years in prison after pleading guilty to charges of child sex trafficking and possessing c...

Mueller probe witness considers child sex trafficking plea

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A key witness in special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation is expected to plead guilty to charges of child sex trafficking and possessing child pornography. ...

Doctor admits to writing fake prescriptions for black market

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A Virginia doctor who wrote thousands of fake prescriptions for an infamous black market pharmacy has entered a guilty plea, despite earlier backing out of a plea deal, prosecutors...

Nebraska announces dismissal of RB Maurice Washington

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Running back Maurice Washington, who faces child pornography charges in California and was disciplined for unrelated rules violations last season, has been dismissed from the Nebr...