Ex-Michigan State president gets $2.5M retirement payout

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The former Michigan State University president accused of lying about her knowledge of allegations against sports doctor Larry Nassar is getting about $2.5 million as part o...

Indonesia arrests British man in Bali for drugs, porn

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian authorities say they arrested an alleged British fugitive in Bali with pornography and drugs. Immigration official Amran Aris said Tuesday that b...

St. Louis archdiocese names 61 clergy accused of sex abuse

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of St. Louis has released the names of 61 clergy who face what it calls "substantiated" allegations of sexual abuse of children. The a...

Feds: More people could be charged in R. Kelly case

CHICAGO (AP) — A prosecutor has told a federal judge in Chicago that more charges and more defendants could be added to the case against R&B singer R. Kelly that alleges child pornography and othe...

Ex-MSU president awaits judge's trial ruling in Nassar case

CHARLOTTE, Mich. (AP) — A judge may not rule for months on whether a former Michigan State University president stands trial for allegedly lying about her knowledge of allegations against Larry Nassar...

1960s prankster Paul Krassner, who named Yippies, dies at 87

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Paul Krassner, the publisher, author and radical political activist on the front lines of 1960s counterculture who helped tie together his loose-knit prankster group by naming them ...

Ex-Marine, professor, MLB draft pick among high court clerks

WASHINGTON (AP) — A former Marine who deployed twice to Afghanistan. A patent law professor. A woman who's blind. Two Rhodes scholars. They're among the lawyers starting work this su...

Mueller probe witness now faces child sex trafficking charge

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A businessman who served as a key witness in special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation now faces a charge of child sex trafficking in addition to transporting child pornogr...

R. Kelly doesn't have freedom, money for this legal battle

CHICAGO (AP) — The difference between R. Kelly's life in 2002 when he was last charged with child sex-related crimes and his arrest last week on even more serious charges was on full display when the ...

A look at allegations over the years against singer R. Kelly

CHICAGO (AP) — R&B star R. Kelly has been dogged for years by allegations that he sexually abused women and underage girls. He and his attorneys have repeatedly denied allegations of sexual miscon...

India toughens law to protect children from sexual abuse

NEW DELHI (AP) — The Indian government has toughened a law against child sexual abuse and child pornography. The law amended this week has increased the maximum penalty for child sex...

Timeline of R. Kelly's life and career

CHICAGO (AP) — R&B singer R. Kelly, long trailed by lurid rumors, has been charged with aggravated sexual abuse involving multiple victims dating back two decades. A timeline of his life and caree...

R. Kelly arrested in Chicago on federal sex crime charges

CHICAGO (AP) — A U.S. Attorney's office spokesman says singer R. Kelly has been arrested on federal sex-crime charges in Chicago. U.S. attorney spokesman Joseph Fitzpatrick says the ...

UK plan to control online porn is watched as test case

LONDON (AP) — The global push to more tightly regulate the internet and big tech firms is spreading to one of the web's biggest and least visible corners: porn. The British governmen...

Ex-Illinois lawyer sentenced to 5 years in porn-troll scheme

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A federal judge on Tuesday sentenced a former Illinois lawyer to five years in prison for his role in a multimillion-dollar porn-related scheme. John Steele, 48, w...