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Middlebury College to strip chapel name over eugenics role

Middlebury College will remove the name of a former Vermont governor from the campus chapel because of his “instigating role” in eugenics policies of the early 1900s that “sought to isolate and preven...

R. Kelly's life, from troubled talent to trafficking trial

NEW YORK (AP) — R. Kelly has long faced and denied allegations of lurid behavior and sex abuse. A jury has now found him guilty of sex trafficking in a federal trial in New York stemming from those al...

R&B superstar R. Kelly convicted in sex trafficking trial

NEW YORK (AP) — R. Kelly, the R&B superstar known for his anthem “I Believe I Can Fly,” was convicted Monday in a sex trafficking trial after decades of avoiding criminal responsibility for numero...

R&B star R. Kelly convicted in sex trafficking trial after decades of allegations about sexual misconduct with minors

NEW YORK (AP) — R&B star R. Kelly convicted in sex trafficking trial after decades of allegations about sexual misconduct with minors.

Ex Idaho lawmaker charged with rape is arrested in Georgia

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A former Idaho state lawmaker charged with rape earlier this month has been arrested in Georgia. Aaron von Ehlinger is being held without bond in the Clayton Cou...

Jurors in R. Kelly’s sex trafficking trial say they have reached a verdict

NEW YORK (AP) — Jurors in R. Kelly’s sex trafficking trial say they have reached a verdict.

Settlement reached in suit over Alabama student's suicide

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The father of a University of Alabama student who killed herself after reporting she was raped has settled a lawsuit against the man she had accused. Details ...

2 women, political opposites, vying in race for Japan PM

TOKYO (AP) — The inclusion of two women among the four candidates vying to become the next prime minister seems like a big step forward for Japan's notoriously sexist politics. But their fat...

Taiwanese LGBT students report trouble at school

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After conducting a survey among junior and senior high school students, the Taiwan LGBTQ+ Hotline Association (Hotline) said educators must do better for that demographic ...

Taiwan judge knocks steel bar on his own head, deems it 'weapon'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A judge’s decision to personally test a steel bar’s strength by knocking it over his own head before deeming it a weapon has triggered ridicule within Taiwan&r...

'Moulin Rouge! The Musical' sashays home with 10 Tony Awards

NEW YORK (AP) — “Moulin Rouge! The Musical,” a jukebox adaptation of Baz Luhrmann’s hyperactive 2001 movie, won the best new musical crown at the Tony Awards on a Sunday night when Broadway looked bac...

Tonys Latest: ‘Moulin Rouge!’ wins best new musical crown

The Latest on the Tony Awards (all times local): ___ 10:45 p.m. “Moulin Rouge! The Musical,” a jukebox adaptation of Baz Luhrmann’s hyperactive ...

Swiss approve same-sex marriage by wide margin in referendum

GENEVA (AP) — Cheers rang out, hugs were exchanged and rainbow-colored flags waved overhead across Switzerland as the Swiss resoundingly voted to allow same-sex couples to marry, final results of a na...

Swiss vote 'yes' to same-sex marriage

Switzerland has voted by a wide margin in favor of allowing same-sex couples to get married and adopt children, in a referendum held on Sunday. The Alpine nation has now become the latest western Eur...

'Marriage for all'? Swiss voters to decide same-sex marriage

GENEVA (AP) — Voters in Switzerland will decide Sunday whether to allow same-sex marriages in the rich Alpine country, one of the few in Western Europe where gay and lesbian couples do not already hav...