New parent charged in admissions case, agrees to guilty plea

A Pennsylvania man has agreed to plead guilty to bribing Georgetown University's former tennis coach $50,000 to get his daughter admitted as a fake athletic recruit, federal prosecutors announced Tues...

Monday's Sports in Brief

AUTO RACING CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Kyle Busch passed Austin Cindric on the final lap in overtime to win his 97th career Xfinity Series race in dramatic fashion at Charlotte Motor Speed...

PGA, NFL stars attract nearly 6 million viewers in TV match

ATLANTA (AP) — Two of the biggest names from the PGA Tour and the NFL proved to be must-see TV. Turner Sports said the Sunday telecast of “The Match: Champions for Charity" attracted...

UK's Johnson struggles to shift attention from aide's trip

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's plans to announce further lockdown-easing measures were being overshadowed Monday by an outcry over the movements of a senior aide who allegedly fl...

What Would Have Been: Zack against Mets and Motor City golf

The Major League Baseball season would be about one-third of the way through its 162-game schedule if not for the coronavirus pandemic, and the NBA and NHL would have been closer to crowning their cha...

Eddie Sutton, Hall of Fame basketball coach, dies at 84

Eddie Sutton, the Hall of Fame basketball coach who led three teams to the Final Four and was the first coach to take four schools to the NCAA Tournament, died Saturday. He was 84. S...

UK court orders gunrunner to pay over $4.1M to UAE emirate

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — An Iranian-American aviation magnate and gunrunner tied to the CIA and the Iran-Contra scandal must pay a sheikhdom in the United Arab Emirates over $4.1 million ove...

Gone fishing? Thrower's Olympic dreams capsized by silly fib

It makes no difference whether Mark Dry was at the fishing hole or at his parents' house on the day that all but pulverized what's left of his Olympic dreams. What does matter is tha...

‘Very unprepared:’ DEA shakeup followed mounting criticism

MIAMI (AP) — It's an agency with a critical mission of keeping American streets safe from narcotics. But in recent years, the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration has needed protection from itself, wi...

Oxfam to close 18 offices worldwide as virus drains finances

LONDON (AP) — Oxfam International, one of the world's leading aid agencies, is to severely curtail its work because of the financial strain caused by the coronavirus pandemic, including the closure of...

Japan prosecutor seen close to Abe hit by gambling scandal

TOKYO (AP) — Justice Ministry officials are investigating a gambling scandal involving a top Japanese prosecutor seen as close to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, after a magazine reported he evaded a stay-...

Editorial Roundup: US

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ May 19 The Washington Post on Education Secretary Betsy DeVos' plan on govern...

Securities case ended against Volkswagen CEO, board chairman

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Volkswagen said charges of securities-law violations against its CEO and board chairman are to be dropped in return for a 9 million-euro ($10 million) payment, removing a pot...

Biden on Trump hits: ‘I don’t want to get down in the mud’

WASHINGTON (AP) — Joe Biden on Tuesday night deflected questions about President Donald Trump's allegations of improper behavior during the Obama administration and other conspiracy theories pushed by...

Dutch government asks prosecutors to probe tax office

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Dutch government reported its own taxation office to public prosecutors on Tuesday, seeking an investigation into possible discrimination in a long-running scandal ce...