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Parents convicted in college scam remain free during appeal

BOSTON (AP) — Two men convicted of buying their kids’ way into elite universities will stay out of prison while they appeal their cases in the college admissions bribery scheme, a Boston judge ordered...

Prosecutors detail charges against Trump's inaugural chair

NEW YORK (AP) — Federal prosecutors have spelled out more details of the allegations against the chair of former President Donald Trump’s inaugural committee, who’s accused of secretly working as an a...

Relics and militants: Vatican fraud trial sprawls the globe

VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican’s financial trial took a series of surreal turns Thursday when a former suspect-turned-star witness was thrown out of the tribunal and a defendant asserted in court doc...

Prosecutors debunk Colorado clerk's 2020 election claims

DENVER (AP) — Prosecutors in a western Colorado county said Thursday they found no evidence of tampering in the 2020 presidential election as alleged by a clerk who has become a prominent voice among ...

Jury hears closing arguments in trial over slain teacher

OCILLA, Ga. (AP) — The trial of a man charged with murdering a popular high school teacher who vanished in from her rural Georgia hometown in 2005 closed Thursday with prosecutors and defense attorney...

Illinois man convicted of giving son rifle he used to kill 4

PEKIN, Ill. (AP) — An Illinois man faces up to three years in prison after being convicted of illegally giving his son an assault-style rifle he later used to shoot and kill four people in 2018 at a W...

Man gets 24 years in prison for fire that killed 12 condors

SALINAS, Calif. (AP) — A man who started a 2020 wildfire that killed 12 endangered California condors and seriously injured a firefighter was sentenced to 24 years in state prison, prosecutors said. ...

Key witness testifies in trial tied to Trump-Russia probe

WASHINGTON (AP) — The star prosecution witness in the trial of a Hillary Clinton campaign lawyer testified Thursday that he was “100 percent confident" that the attorney told him he was not acting on ...

Indiana jury convicts man in slayings of woman, her 3 kids

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — A jury convicted a man Thursday in the killings of a woman and her three children who were slain last year in their northeastern Indiana home. An Allen County...

Lebanon receives Interpol notice for auto tycoon Ghosn

BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon received from Interpol a wanted notice for disgraced auto tycoon Carlos Ghosn on Thursday, four weeks after French prosecutors issued an international arrest warrant for him, Leb...

Spanish prosecutors probe Super Cup contracts after leaks

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Spanish state prosecutors have opened an investigation into the contracts behind the country's Super Cup soccer matches in Saudi Arabia following leaked audio between the presi...

Soccer fan gets 24-week jail sentence for assaulting player

NOTTINGHAM, England (AP) — A soccer fan was sentenced on Thursday to 24 weeks in prison for assaulting Sheffield United striker Billy Sharp at the end of the team's Championship playoff game against N...

Georgia store shootings: White man faces hate crime charges

ATLANTA (AP) — A federal grand jury in Georgia has brought hate crime charges against a white man accused of shooting into two convenience stores and targeting the people there because of their race l...

Scandal-hit former king returning to Spain after 2 years

MADRID (AP) — Spain’s former king is set to return to the country Thursday for his first visit since leaving nearly two years ago amid a cloud of financial scandals. The royal house...

Doctor who fought church gunman remembered as kind protector

ALISO VIEJO, Calif. (AP) — He was known by all as simply Dr. John, the quiet, calm physician who mentored kids in kung fu, finding time between patient appointments to encourage people to learn self-d...