Michigan sports doctor pleads guilty to assaulting gymnasts
Sports / U.S. News

Michigan sports doctor pleads guilty to assaulting gymnasts

  CHARLOTTE, Mich. (AP) — A disgraced Michigan sports doctor who admits he sexually assaulted female gymnasts and possessed child pornography pleaded guilty Wednesday in a third criminal case, acknowledging that he molested girls who sought treatment for injuries. Larry Nassar, who worked at Michigan State University and at USA Gymnastics, said he molested girls … Continue reading

Trump retweets videos purporting to show violence by Muslims
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Trump retweets videos purporting to show violence by Muslims

  WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump retweeted a string of inflammatory videos Wednesday that purported to show violence being committed by Muslims, drawing quick condemnation from civil rights groups who said the president was fanning anti-Muslim sentiment just as he did during his presidential campaign. Trump retweeted videos from Jayda Fransen, deputy leader of … Continue reading

Carrie Underwood, Paisley celebrating a decade as CMA hosts
Arts & Entertainment / Celebrities

Carrie Underwood, Paisley celebrating a decade as CMA hosts

  Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood are celebrating their 10-year anniversary — as hosts of the Country Music Association Awards. The duo has hosted the show consecutively since 2008, and they return Wednesday for the 2017 CMA Awards at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee. While Underwood and Paisley plan to tell jokes, watch performances … Continue reading

The Latest: Catalan separatists shrug off Spain’s power play
International News / Latin America & the Caribbean / Politics

The Latest: Catalan separatists shrug off Spain’s power play

In a square outside the government palace in Barcelona, an announcer told the crowd that Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy is firing Catalonia’s regional government, dissolving its parliament and calling for a new regional election on Dec. 21. The news was greeted with loud jeers and whistles. Still, the thousands who came to celebrate Catalonia’s … Continue reading

Boseman, Hudlin team up to portray a young Thurgood Marshall
Celebrities / Education / Movies

Boseman, Hudlin team up to portray a young Thurgood Marshall

  WASHINGTON (AP) — Chadwick Boseman knows a little about portraying icons: his acting resume includes Jackie Robinson, James Brown and comic book’s first black superhero, the Black Panther. But even Boseman was wary after director Reginald Hudlin approached him about portraying the younger days of the future Supreme Court justice in “Marshall.” There were … Continue reading

AP Interview: Serbia’s leader vows to lead nation into EU
Business / International News / National / Politics

AP Interview: Serbia’s leader vows to lead nation into EU

  BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Serbia’s president on Friday promised to lead the Balkan nation into the European Union and said the fact that Russia is arming the Serbian military doesn’t threaten that goal. President Aleksandar Vucic told The Associated Press in an interview that he wants to seek EU membership while at the same … Continue reading