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Admin who didn't report OSU doc's misconduct cedes license

Apr. 14, 2021 17:37 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A former Ohio State University student health director has surrendered his medical license after being accused of failing to report several complaints in the mid-1990s about sexual misconduct by Richard Strauss, the university doctor now accused of abusing young men...

Man accused in $227M Ponzi scheme involving film rights

Apr. 06, 2021 20:11 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles man was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of running a $227 million Ponzi scheme that solicited investors for phony film licensing deals, federal prosecutors said. Zachary Joseph Horwitz, 34, was charged with wire fraud, which carries a...

Things to know about recreational pot in New Mexico

Apr. 01, 2021 17:27 PM EDT

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham has promised to sign legislation that legalizes recreational marijuana use and sales in New Mexico for adults 21 and over. The changes approved Wednesday by the Legislature mean almost any adult can grow marijuana at...

Agreement could free Robert Indiana's estate from lawsuit

Mar. 05, 2021 10:13 AM EST

ROCKLAND, Maine (AP) — A New York-based copyright holder that sued the late artist Robert Indiana a day before his death has reached a settlement with his estate and the foundation set up to transform the artist's home into museum. The settlement agreement brings the...

Facebook signs pay deals with 3 Australian news publishers

Feb. 25, 2021 21:26 PM EST

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Facebook announced on Friday preliminary agreements with three Australian publishers, a day after the Parliament passed a law that would make the digital giants pay for news. Facebook said letters of intent had been signed with independent...