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Pistorius prosecutors consult expert over appeal

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STELLENBOSCH, South Africa (AP) -- Oscar Pistorius could still face a murder conviction and 15 years in prison for killing his girlfriend as prosecutors said Friday they had consulted a South African criminal law expert over an appeal....

Pistorius spends first night in single jail cell

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JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- Oscar Pistorius spent his first night of a five-year jail term in a single cell in the hospital wing of a prison in the capital, Pretoria, said a prison official....

Student's mysterious death sparks Mexico protests
MEXICO CITY (AP) -- Several hundred students marched through a city in central Mexico on Thursday to demand justice for a schoolmate who turned up dead after witnesses said he was detained by police....

Pistorius sentencing: What it means

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PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) -- How much prison time will Oscar Pistorius ultimately serve for killing his girlfriend? And will the double-amputee Olympian ever run competitively again on the carbon-fiber blades that made him one of the world's most recognizable athletes?...

Magic Johnson ready to assist tech in diversity

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SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) -- Retired Los Angeles Laker Magic Johnson became famous for dishing out assists to his teammates during his Hall of Fame basketball career. Now, as an entrepreneur focused on minority markets, he says he is ready to help Silicon Valley hire more blacks and Latinos to diversify the technology industry's largely white and Asian workforce....

Opposition leader Anwar expects to be jailed again

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KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) -- Opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim said he expects Malaysia's top court will dismiss his final appeal against a sodomy conviction next week and that he will be sent to prison for the second time in a decade....

College player fights tumor for moment on court
CINCINNATI (AP) -- Lauren Hill is the last player to take the court for the 6 a.m. stretch before basketball practice. She's moving slowly today....

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