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Ex-USC gynecologist charged in sex assaults of 16 patients

Jun. 26, 2019 9:48 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The former longtime gynecologist at the University of Southern California was charged Wednesday with sexually assaulting 16 women at the student health center, the first criminal counts in a case that already has seen USC offer to pay $215 million to settle potentially thousands of...

The Latest: Ex-USC gynecologist hospitalized after arrest

Jun. 26, 2019 8:33 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on a former University of Southern California gynecologist charged with sexual assault (all times local): 5:15 p.m. Police say a former longtime gynecologist at the University of Southern California is in a hospital after he was arrested and charged with sexual assaults...

Salvation Army women's shelter to close

Jun. 18, 2019 9:01 AM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The loss of public funding at one of Portland's homeless shelters will leave about 80 women needing a new place to stay in late July. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports the Salvation Army gave incomplete answers on a new application for taxpayer money, leading to the loss of funding....

O.J. Simpson case helped bring spousal abuse out of shadows

Jun. 12, 2019 3:00 PM EDT

In a letter that surfaced after her 1994 murder, Nicole Brown Simpson detailed the fear and violence that framed her marriage to O.J. Simpson, the charismatic football star who became a TV pitchman. Simpson gave her "disgusted" looks with each pound she gained in her first pregnancy in 1988 and "beat the holy...

United Way building new homeless shelter in south Bismarck

Jun. 10, 2019 1:05 AM EDT

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Missouri Slope Areawide United Way and Community Works of North Dakota saw opportunity in an empty building in Bismarck. With it, they plan to create opportunities for others. "We're developing a center for opportunity to help people get out of poverty," Jena Gullo, executive...

Groups transform former Tucson hotel to homeless aid center

Jun. 1, 2019 12:26 PM EDT

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A foundation, aid groups and nonprofits are transforming a former Tucson hotel into a 350-bed facility for the homeless. The H.S. Lopez Family Foundation Center of Opportunity opening on Monday will include a 150-bed men's emergency center in the space that used to be the ballroom of...