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Arts school teacher charged with sexually assaulting student

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 10:00am

A former teacher at a Connecticut magnet school has been charged with engaging in a sexual relationship with a 14-year-old student.

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Jury in Manafort trial: What if we can't agree on 1 count?

Matthew Barakat, Chad Day and Eric Tucker, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 9:58am

The jury in the financial fraud trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort asked the judge Tuesday what it should do if it cannot reach a consensus for a single count in the case.

Oklahoma judge resigns over accusations of abuse, oppression

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 9:52am

A veteran Oklahoma judge accused of abuse of power after he jailed hundreds of people citing contempt of court has resigned.

The Latest: Manafort jury could be stuck on 1 count

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 9:52am

The Latest on the Paul Manafort trial (all times local):

Bethune-Cookman faculty demand answers on finances

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 9:45am

Faculty members at Bethune-Cookman University marched to the president's office to express their concerns about the historically black Florida school's financial woes.

Trump looking to best Obama's travel for midterms

Zeke Miller and Darlene Superville, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 9:44am

President Donald Trump is preparing to embark on an aggressive campaign schedule this fall to boost Republican candidates on the ballot in 2018.

Flint water researcher's defamation lawsuit challenged

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 9:38am

A Flint, Michigan, resident is among those embroiled in a legal battle over a letter criticizing a Virginia Tech professor who helped expose the city's water crisis.

Trump accuses de Blasio of slogan theft

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 9:36am

President Donald Trump is accusing New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio of ripping off his rhetoric.

Angry crowd asks St. Louis suburb to drop protest charges

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 9:36am

Several people arrested at mall protests in suburban St. Louis nearly a year ago are expressing frustration that municipal prosecutors have decided to charge them.

1959 racial slaying of Mississippi teen could get fresh look

Emily Wagster Pettus, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 9:24am

Eberlene King remembers her 15-year-old brother as he lay dying, after white teenagers cruised through their black neighborhood in a pickup on Halloween night 1959 and shot him in the face.

Toddlers survive alone for days after car wreck kills mother

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 9:09am

A 3-year-old boy and his 1-year-old brother survived alone for about two days after they were passengers in a single-car wreck that killed their mother in south Arkansas.

Dixie State protesters decry professor's treatment

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 9:06am

A crowd of demonstrators at Dixie State University has started the first day of school by protesting the treatment of a music professor.

The Latest: Legislative leader wants topplers prosecuted

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 9:04am

The Latest on the toppling of a Confederate statue at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (all times local):

The Latest: Wisconsin officials declare flooding emergency

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 9:03am

The Latest on flooding around Madison, Wisconsin(all times local):

Pentagon identifies US soldier killed in Iraq

Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 8:55am

The Pentagon has identified a U.S. soldier who died of injuries from a helicopter crash in Iraq.

The Latest: Body found in rural area near student's hometown

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 8:51am

The Latest on the discovery of a body believed to be that of 20-year-old missing Iowa college student Mollie Tibbetts (all times local):

1959 racial slaying of Mississippi teen could get fresh look

Emily Wagster Pettus, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 8:47am

Eberlene King remembers her 15-year-old brother as he lay dying, after white teenagers cruised through their black neighborhood in a pickup on Halloween night 1959 and shot him in the face.

Woman uses Tinder to prank dozens of men into dating contest

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 8:47am

A woman has used the Tinder dating app to prank more than 100 men into showing up for a date that turned out to be a "Hunger Games"-style competition.

Cocaine-using white woman sentenced in black student slaying

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 8:39am

A Delaware woman has been sentenced to 15 years in prison after pleading no contest to killing a man who was driving by her home.