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Coaches accused in bribery scandal wielded outsize authority

BY JIM VERTUNO AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Coach Gordie Ernst’s Georgetown University tennis teams didn’t win any Big East championships. At Wake Forest, Bill Ferguson’s...

In 420-0 vote, House says Mueller report should be public

BY MARY CLARE JALONICK WASHINGTON — The House voted unanimously Thursday for a resolution calling for any final report in special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia...

Senate rejects Trump border emergency as Republicans defect

BY ALAN FRAM, LISA MASCARO and CATHERINE LUCEY | THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican-run Senate rejected President Donald Trump's declaration of a...

‘Empire’ actor expected to plead not guilty at hearing

CHICAGO — “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett is expected to plead not guilty Thursday to charges accusing him of lying to the police about being...

Facebook, Instagram suffer outages

NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook says it is aware of outages on its platforms including Facebook, Messenger and Instagram and is working to resolve...

Trump orders US grounding of 737 Max planes

President Donald Trump says the U.S. is issuing an emergency order grounding all Boeing 737 Max 8 and Max 9 aircraft in the wake...

UN: Environment is deadly, worsening mess, but not hopeless

BY SETH BORENSTEIN AND CHRISTINA LARSON WASHINGTON — Earth is sick with multiple and worsening environmental ills killing millions of people yearly, a new U.N. report says. Climate...

Manafort sentenced to over 3 more years in prison

A federal judge has sentenced former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort to more than three-and-a-half additional years in prison. That's on top of the roughly...

Officials: 2 attackers kill 6, themselves at Brazil school

SAO PAULO — Authorities say hooded teenagers opened fire at a school in southern Brazil, killing six people before taking their own lives. Wednesday’s shooting...

CEO steps down as dozens ensnared in college admissions scam

BY ALANNA DURKIN RICHER AND COLLIN BINKLEY BOSTON — A college admissions scandal moved from bombshell indictments to guilty pleas in a matter of hours,...