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Former investment executive gets 3 months in college scam

Former investment executive gets 3 months in college scam

BOSTON (AP) — A former private equity executive who cofounded an investment fund with U2′s Bono was sentenced Wednesday to three months in prison for his role in the college admissions bribery scheme. William McGlashan, Jr.
Dozens killed in Mideast conflict that recalls 2014 Gaza war

Dozens killed in Mideast conflict that recalls 2014 Gaza war

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israel killed a string of senior Hamas military figures Wednesday and pounded three multistory towers as it hammered the Gaza Strip with airstrikes and militants in the territory fired barrages of rockets.
Ruling paves way for longer sentence in George Floyd's death

Ruling paves way for longer sentence in George Floyd's death

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minnesota judge has ruled that there were aggravating factors in the death of George Floyd , paving the way for the possibility of a longer sentence for Derek Chauvin, according to an order made public Wednesday.
Ellen DeGeneres to end long-running TV talk show next year

Ellen DeGeneres to end long-running TV talk show next year

NEW YORK (AP) — Ellen DeGeneres is calling time on her long-running talk show. The daytime host, who has seen a ratings hit after allegations of running a toxic workplace, has decided that the upcoming 19th season will be the last, ending in 2022.
House GOP ousts Trump critic Liz Cheney from top post

House GOP ousts Trump critic Liz Cheney from top post

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans ousted Rep. Liz Cheney from her post as the chamber’s No.
Scramble on for new fuel routes after Colonial Pipeline hack

Scramble on for new fuel routes after Colonial Pipeline hack

RALEIGH (AP) — State and federal officials are scrambling to find alternate routes to deliver gasoline in the Southeast U.S.
Consumer prices shot up 0.8% in April as worries escalate

Consumer prices shot up 0.8% in April as worries escalate

WASHINGTON (AP) — A worrisome bout of inflation struck the U.S. economy in April, with consumer prices for goods and services surging 0.
Trump officials defend their actions in Jan. 6 Capitol riot

Trump officials defend their actions in Jan. 6 Capitol riot

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two senior Trump administration officials defended their actions during the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S.
Internal emails reveal WHO knew of sex abuse claims in Congo

Internal emails reveal WHO knew of sex abuse claims in Congo

BENI, Congo (AP) — When Shekinah was working as a nurse’s aide in northeastern Congo in January 2019, she said, she was offered a job from a World Health Organization doctor at double her salary — in exchange for sex.
Dua Lipa wins big at Brits, urges health worker pay raise

Dua Lipa wins big at Brits, urges health worker pay raise

LONDON (AP) — British singer Dua Lipa called for a “fair” pay raise for U.K. health workers as she was named a double winner at the Brit Awards in London on Tuesday night.
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