Former student says she feels betrayed by college after rape

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A former Marshall University student says she was forced to leave her dream college in West Virginia because the school allowed the man who she says raped her to remain on cam...

Brazil soccer star Neymar meets with police on rape claim

SAO PAULO (AP) — Soccer star Neymar arrived at a police station Thursday to answer questions about rape allegations against him. Wearing a black suit, the player was using crutches b...

DNA matching helps missing Taiwanese child reunite with family

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A set of Taiwanese parents have recently reunited with their 18-year-old son who went missing in 2001 when he was only two months old, thanks to the DNA matching technolog...

Democrats rebuff GOP push for low-yield nuclear weapons

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats rebuffed attempts by Republicans Wednesday to authorize funding for so-called low-yield nuclear weapons that the Trump administration says are key to deterring Russia...

NY Assembly votes to give driver's licenses for immigrants

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York state would become the 13th state to permit driver's licenses for immigrants who entered the country illegally under legislation passed the state Assembly Wednesday. ...

Mira Sorvino says she is a 'survivor of date rape'

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Mira Sorvino revealed Wednesday that she's a survivor of date rape, saying she was talking about it publicly to lend her voice to a push for stronger sexual assault laws in New Yor...

Marshall expels convicted student facing 2 more rape charges

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Marshall University in West Virginia on Wednesday expelled a student who had been allowed to remain enrolled despite a conviction for a 2016 attack where he was accused of rap...

How the Larry Nassar scandal has affected others

William Strampel, a former Michigan State University dean who had oversight of now-imprisoned sports doctor Larry Nassar, was found guilty Wednesday of neglect of duty but was acquitted on a more seri...

Teacher of the Year charged with assaulting teen girl

NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) — An instructor recently named teacher of the year in a Rhode Island community has been charged with sexually assaulting a 16-year-old student. Steven Kalble, a cu...

Lots of surprises but no clear message from Virginia primary

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia's off-year elections later this year — when 140 legislative seats and partisan control of the Legislature is up for grabs — may signal what the rest of the country's mood...

Pentagon still struggles with military kid sex assault cases

To the mothers, the 13-year-old boy appeared largely unsupervised as he roamed among the clusters of townhomes on the U.S. Air Force base in Japan. It would have been unremarkable — ...

The Latest: Woman claims 2008 sexual assault by UCLA doctor

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on a retired UCLA gynecologist who is charged with sexually abusing two patients (all times local): 1:45 p.m. Another woman says she w...

Student convicted of campus attack accused in 2 more cases

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — A student who remains enrolled at West Virginia's Marshall University despite a conviction for a 2016 attack against a female student is facing charges of assaulting two more ...

New Taipei police hunt for suspect who sexually assaulted Indonesian caregiver

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- New Taipei City police have begun a search for a suspect, four days after he sexually assaulted a female Indonesian caregiver. At 5 p.m. on June 6, a female Indonesian migra...

Feisty Virginia primaries closely watched for national trend

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia's highly charged legislative primary Tuesday is being closely watched as a possible political barometer for the coming presidential election year. The s...