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UCLA to pay record of nearly $700M in doctor abuse lawsuits

May. 24, 2022 19:27 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The University of California system announced Tuesday it will pay nearly $375 million to more than 300 women who said they were sexually abused by a UCLA gynecologist, bringing a record amount in total payouts by a public university in a wave of sexual misconduct scandals by...

Death certificates reveal that US hit grim COVID milestone

May. 16, 2022 11:58 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — When the U.S. hit 1 million COVID-19 deaths on Monday, the news was driven by a government tally derived from death certificates. But that's not the only tally. And you may be wondering, where do these numbers come from? A look behind the data: DEATH...

González hits 1st MLB HR, Giants beat Brews to wrap up trip

Apr. 25, 2022 22:40 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Luis González hit his first major league homer, a two-run drive with two outs in the ninth inning that sent the San Francisco Giants over the Milwaukee Brewers 4-2 on Monday night. The Giants went 8-3 on their four-city trip and made the most of their one-game...

Ex-Michigan music professor gets prison on child sex charges

Apr. 15, 2022 09:16 AM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — A former University of Michigan violin professor has been sentenced to five years in prison after pleading guilty to transporting a girl across states lines for sex. A federal judge who sentenced Stephen Shipps, 69, on Thursday also ordered the Ann Arbor man to pay...

COVID-19, overdoses pushed US to highest death total ever

Apr. 12, 2022 15:20 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — 2021 was the deadliest year in U.S. history, and new data and research are offering more insights into how it got that bad. The main reason for the increase in deaths? COVID-19, said Robert Anderson, who oversees the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's work...

U. of Michigan agrees to settle students' sex-abuse lawsuit

Mar. 24, 2022 13:26 PM EDT

The University of Michigan has reached an agreement to settle a lawsuit brought by students who sought to force changes in how the school protects the campus from sexual misconduct. As part of the deal, which was filed in federal court on Thursday, the Ann Arbor school will create...

Ex-U. of Michigan athlete's protest encampment is removed

Mar. 08, 2022 14:04 PM EST

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — The University of Michigan removed a camper, tent, signs and other items that represented a former football player's protest over the school's handling of sex abuse allegations involving a campus doctor, the school said Tuesday. Jon Vaughn’s small...