Q&A: What’s next for ex-Stanford swimmer released from jail
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Q&A: What’s next for ex-Stanford swimmer released from jail

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A former Stanford University swimmer convicted of sexually assaulting an unconscious woman outside a fraternity house was released from jail Friday after serving half a six-month sentence that critics denounced as too lenient. Brock Turner’s case ignited fierce debate over campus rape and the criminal justice system. It led California lawmakers … Continue reading

Brazil’s President Rousseff ousted from office by Senate
Latin America & the Caribbean / National / Politics

Brazil’s President Rousseff ousted from office by Senate

BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — Brazil’s Senate on Wednesday voted to remove President Dilma Rousseff from office, the culmination of a yearlong fight that paralyzed Latin America’s largest nation and exposed deep rifts among its people on everything from race relations to social spending. While Rousseff’s ouster was widely expected, the decision was a key chapter … Continue reading