USA Gymnastics revamps Safe Sport policy amid abuse scandal

USA Gymnastics is overhauling its Safe Sport policy in hopes of providing better protection for athletes and clearer guidelines for coaches, parents, trainers and club owners on what constitutes abuse...

African Cup is the Salah show but trouble behind the scenes

Mohamed Salah's status as the main attraction in his home country at the African Cup of Nations threatens to be overshadowed by yet another soccer corruption scandal. On the field, S...

Facebook's currency Libra faces financial, privacy pushback

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook is getting a taste of the regulatory pushback it will face as it creates a new digital currency with corporate partners. Just hours after the social med...

Michel Platini, a soccer great now touched by scandal

Affectionately nicknamed Le Roi, or The King, Michel Platini bestrode the soccer field with inimitable elegance as the world's best player of the early 1980s, helping to bridge the gap between the era...

Czech PM to face no-confidence vote over subsidy scandal

PRAGUE (AP) — The Czech coalition government led by populist Prime Minister Andrej Babis will face a parliamentary no-confidence vote over European Union subsidies paid to his former business empire. ...

Austria's Kurz says emails linking him to scandal are fakes

BERLIN (AP) — Former Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz says emails suggesting his involvement in a scandal involving his previous coalition partners are fakes. Kurz said Monday expe...

Judge who presided over notorious 'kids for cash' case dies

A retired federal judge best known for sending two corrupt judges to prison for their role in a notorious Pennsylvania juvenile justice scandal has died. Edwin Kosik was 94. ...

Ex-Alabama Gov. Bentley settles fired official's lawsuit

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Former Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley, who resigned amid a scandal, has reached a settlement agreement to end a wrongful dismissal lawsuit filed by his one-time law enforcement se...

Charges dropped for 8 people in the Flint water scandal

DETROIT (AP) — Fifteen people were charged in an investigation of how Flint's water became contaminated with lead in 2014-15 and a related outbreak of Legionnaires' disease. Seven pe...

Charges dropped against 8 people in Flint water scandal

DETROIT (AP) — Prosecutors stunningly dropped all criminal charges Thursday against eight people in the Flint water scandal and pledged to start the investigation from scratch. The d...

The Latest: Charges dropped in Flint water scandal

FLINT, Mich. (AP) — The Latest on criminal charges dropped in the Flint water scandal (all times local): 1:55 p.m. Prosecutors say they're dismissing all criminal c...

Michigan prosecutors say they're dropping all charges against 8 people in Flint water scandal

FLINT, Mich. (AP) — Michigan prosecutors say they're dropping all charges against 8 people in Flint water scandal.

Judge: Prosecutors drop involuntary manslaughter charges against former Michigan health chief in Flint water scandal

FLINT, Mich. (AP) — Judge: Prosecutors drop involuntary manslaughter charges against former Michigan health chief in Flint water scandal.

Pope lashes out at blogging ambassadors, demands obedience

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has demanded obedience from Vatican ambassadors and reminded them of their duties before him, God and the faithful after years of scandal have tarnished the reputation...

Ex-NYPD sergeant praised for aiding gun probe gets jail time

NEW YORK (AP) — A former sergeant on the nation's largest police force who helped prosecutors build cases against his former colleagues in the biggest scandal to hit the New York Police Department in ...