Woman alleges 2008 sexual assault by UCLA gynecologist
A retired gynecologist who worked at the University of California, Los Angeles for decades has pleaded not guilty to sexually abusing two patients during exams and the campus is asking anyone who may have other complaints against him to step forward.
US Supreme Court will hear Montana arsenic cleanup case
The U.S. Supreme Court will decide whether residents of two Montana communities can continue with their decade-long effort to get the Atlantic Richfield Co. to pay for a more thorough cleanup of arsenic after a century of copper smelting.
Mistrial declared on remaining counts against ex-NFL player
Jury that convicted ex-NFL player Kellen Winslow Jr. of raping 58-year-old homeless woman ordered to return after deadlocking on 8 other charges, including 2 more counts of rape involving 54-year-old hitchhiker, unconscious teen.
Holocaust Museum digitizing letters from Anne Frank's father
A Massachusetts man who struck a friendship with Anne Frank's father has donated a trove of letters and mementos he received from Otto Frank to the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum for the 90th anniversary of the young Holocaust victim's birth.
FDA: 'Influencers' promoted vaping without suitable warnings
The Food and Drug Administration is sending warnings to companies that inappropriately pushed their e-cigarette formulas online through paid social media influencers on Facebook, Twitter and other websites.
US-China trade war sparks worries about rare minerals
Rising trade tensions are shining a spotlight on the 17 rare earth minerals needed for high-tech products like electric cars and robotics. But trade experts say China's rising tariffs and threats to stop imports of them to the U.S. are not cause for panic.
Death-penalty trial panned in state that ended punishment
The trial of a former graduate student charged with kidnapping and killing a University of Illinois scholar from China is the first federal death-penalty trial in Illinois since it abolished capital punishment in 2011, and some activists are dismayed.
3 ex-workers charged with animal cruelty at Indiana dairy
Animal cruelty charges are being pressed against three former employees of a large northwestern Indiana dairy farm following the release of undercover video showing workers kicking and throwing young calves.
Virginia man back in US after court questions deportation
A Virginia man who says he fears torture at the hands of Israeli authorities is back in the U.S. after a judge's order forced immigration authorities to reverse a deportation and bring him back from Israel before he ever got off the plane.
California lawmakers agree to health benefits for immigrants
California will become the first state in the country to pay for some adults living in the country illegally to have full health benefits as the solidly liberal state continues to distance itself from President Donald Trump's administration.
Archbishop didn't tell Vatican whole story on fallen bishop
The head of the Roman Catholic Church's West Virginia diocese says it was an error not to disclose the names of clergy, including himself, who received cash gifts from a former bishop accused of sexual and financial misconduct.
Allegations against top priest under review after AP report
The Catholic Church in Texas says it is reviewing allegations that a top monsignor continued to hear a married woman's confession after he manipulated her into a sexual relationship, a potentially serious crime under church law.
Ex-Oklahoma State basketball coach gets 3 months in prison
A former assistant basketball coach at Oklahoma State and the University of South Carolina has been sentenced to three months in prison for accepting bribes to link top players with bribe-paying managers and financial advisers.
Animal rights activist facing felonies in Jeff Bezos protest
Authorities in Las Vegas are filing felony charges against a 30-year-old California woman who was arrested after approaching Amazon CEO and founder Jeff Bezos on a conference stage while yelling about chicken farms.
Decision in Arizona border activist's trial now with jury
Attorneys are scheduled to deliver closing statements on Friday in the criminal trial against a humanitarian aid volunteer who says he was fulfilling his duty to help others when he encountered two migrants near the U.S.-Mexico border.