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Campus ministry ex-director sentenced in child porn case

Nov. 22, 2019 7:02 AM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A former campus minister at Villanova University who admitted possessing child pornography has been sentenced to nearly seven years in prison. Timothy O'Connell must also serve 10 years of supervised release once he’s freed from prison. The 52-year-old Drexel Hill resident had...

Correction: Census-Prison Gerrymandering story

Nov. 18, 2019 1:56 PM EST

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — In a story Nov. 17 about how the U.S. Census Bureau counts prisoners, The Associated Press misspelled the first name of a Villanova University professor. The correct spelling is Brianna Remster. A corrected version of the story is below: Census counting of prisoners becomes partisan...

Film academy honors 16 Student Academy Award winners

Oct. 18, 2019 1:55 AM EDT

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — "I'd like to thank the academy" is a phrase many only ever get to say in front of their bathroom mirrors. But 16 student filmmakers actually got to utter those words on stage Thursday at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Science in Beverly Hills. Not only that: They're all...