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Sexual assault cases spur protests on campuses across US

Sep. 24, 2021 17:36 PM EDT

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Reported sexual assaults have sparked large protests on college campuses in at least seven states just weeks into the new school year, which advocates say reflects both a greater vulnerability among students who spent last school year learning remotelyand a greater...

Suits against Ohio State over sex abuse by doc are dismissed

Sep. 22, 2021 22:29 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A federal judge dismissed some of the biggest unsettled lawsuits over Ohio State's failure to stop decades-old sexual abuse by now-deceased team doctor Richard Strauss, saying Wednesday it’s indisputable Strauss abused hundreds of young men but agreeing with OSU’s...

Editorial Roundup: U.S.

Sep. 22, 2021 11:48 AM EDT

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: Sept. 20 The Philadelphia Inquirer on protecting abortion rights in Pennsylvania: In one legislative session after another, Pennsylvania Republicans have tried to...

Biles: FBI turned 'blind eye' to reports of gymnasts' abuse

Sep. 15, 2021 20:04 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Olympic gold medalist Simone Biles told Congress in forceful testimony Wednesday that federal law enforcement and gymnastics officials turned a “blind eye” to USA Gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar’s sexual abuse of her and hundreds of other women. ...

Michigan State AD Alan Haller plans to make changes on Day 1

Sep. 02, 2021 15:21 PM EDT

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — New Michigan State athletic director Alan Haller said Thursday he will unveil a restructuring plan within the department next week. Haller shared some ideas with reporters such as having football and basketball games on the same day as other...

Michigan State names Haller as new athletic director

Sep. 01, 2021 15:26 PM EDT

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State named football alumnus and deputy athletic director Alan Haller as its 20th athletic director on Wednesday. Haller served as deputy athletic director since 2019, having been with the athletic department since 2010. He was a...

USA Gymnastics eyes $425 million settlement with survivors

Aug. 31, 2021 20:03 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — USA Gymnastics could be near the final stages of the legal fallout of the Larry Nassar sexual abuse scandal. The organization and hundreds of women who claim they were abused by the former national team doctor or others affiliated with the national...

Editorial Roundup: Michigan

Aug. 30, 2021 09:07 AM EDT

Detroit News. Aug. 28, 2021. Editorial: Get politics (and politicians) out of MSU athletic director search Meddling in the athletic departments of Michigan’s colleges is fine sport for state politicians. That’s particularly true at Michigan State...

Judge tells prison to seize Nassar's money for victims

Aug. 20, 2021 11:26 AM EDT

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — A judge ordered the government to take money from the prison account of a former Michigan sports doctor who owes about $58,000 to victims of his child pornography crimes. Larry Nassar has received about $13,000 in deposits since 2018,...

Justice Dept. bolsters monitoring of federal inmate accounts

Aug. 19, 2021 14:30 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department is directing the federal prison system to revamp how it monitors government-run prison deposit accounts that have at times been used by inmates to shield themselves from paying debts and for suspicious or illegal activity. The...