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The Latest: Archbishop says he didn't see misconduct letter

Aug. 20, 2018 6:44 PM EDT

VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Latest on the clerical sex abuse scandal (all times local): 12:40 a.m. The archbishop of Boston says he didn't see a letter sent to his office in 2015 concerning another archbishop's possibly inappropriate behavior with seminarians. Cardinal Sean O'Malley said Monday the letter was...

Elon Musk says cutting back on work hours isn't an option

Aug. 19, 2018 4:14 PM EDT

Arianna Huffington is calling on Elon Musk to adopt a healthier work-life balance, but the Tesla CEO says that's not an option. In a tweet early Sunday after arriving home from a late night at a Tesla factory, Musk told the Huffington Post founder that his electric car company and Ford are the only two American...

The Latest: Searchers find bodies of 2 young Colorado girls

Aug. 16, 2018 9:07 PM EDT

FREDERICK, Colo. (AP) — The Latest on the arrest of a Colorado man in the disappearance of his family (all times local): 7 p.m. Investigators who found the body of a pregnant Colorado woman reported missing this week have discovered what they believe are the bodies of her two young daughters. Searchers on...

Company blames hacker after jobseeker told name is 'ghetto'

Aug. 16, 2018 6:47 AM EDT

CHESTERFIELD, Mo. (AP) — A suburban St. Louis clinic that treats men with low testosterone is blaming a hacker after a jobseeker was told her name was too "ghetto." The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that the situation gained attention after Hermeisha Robinson, of Bellefontaine Neighbors, posted on...

Diversity-focused academy program boosts Hollywood dreamers

Aug. 15, 2018 12:50 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The diversity crisis in Hollywood may rage on, but the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences continues to try to open up access to the entertainment business for people from underrepresented communities and give some a foot in the door at the most critical moment — when...

Turnover: Preventing it and dealing with the aftermath

Aug. 15, 2018 12:12 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A tight labor market and a shrinking pool of talented workers make "I'm quitting" some of the most dreaded words a small business owner can hear. Staff turnover is a fact of life, but it's particularly painful at small companies competing with larger businesses for workers. Owners learn...

The Latest: Parent of player says some fully support Durkin

Aug. 11, 2018 8:09 PM EDT

The Latest on the University of Maryland investigating allegations of coaches bullying players (all times local): 8:10 p.m. Keisha Staples, the mother of Maryland defensive back Antoine Brooks Jr., told the AP she is close with a group of about eight players' parents who would like to meet with athletic director...

Maryland puts Durkin on leave amid football investigation

Aug. 11, 2018 7:37 PM EDT

Maryland placed head coach DJ Durkin on administrative leave Saturday while the school scrutinizes allegations of poor behavior by the football staff, apparent misdeeds that came to light following the death of a player. In an open letter, athletic director Damon Evans wrote: "At this time, the best decision for...

Millionaire baseball pick Murray seeks QB job at Oklahoma

Aug. 11, 2018 2:15 PM EDT

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray insists he hasn't changed, yet there are constant reminders that his life will never be the same. Before June, he was merely a gifted two-sport college athlete. But once the Oakland Athletics took him with the ninth overall pick in the Major League...

Florida day care worker sentenced after girl's death in van

Aug. 10, 2018 4:19 PM EDT

PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) — A Florida day care worker will spend 11 months behind bars following the death of a toddler in a hot van last summer. Louvenia Johnson pleaded no contest to aggravated manslaughter of a child by culpable negligence, testifying that she was distracted while unloading the children. The...