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Ex-Stanford sailing coach faces first sentence in college admissions scandal

Federal prosecutors have recommended 13 months of prison for former Stanford sailing head coach John Vandemoer. He say probation is sufficient.     &...

Ex-Stanford sailing coach faces first sentence in college admissions scandal

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Former Stanford sailing coach avoids prison in first sentence of college admissions scandal John Vandemoer is the first of the 22 defendants who pleaded guilty in the nation's sweeping college admissions scandal to be sentenced.        ...
06:00, 06/13/2019

Ex-Stanford sailing coach to be first defendant sentenced in college admissions scandal Federal prosecutors have recommended 13 months of prison for former Stanford sailing head coach John Vandemoer. He say probation is sufficient.        ...
20:17, 06/11/2019

Ex-Stanford sailing coach avoids prison in U.S. college admissions scandal A former Stanford University sailing coach avoided prison on Wednesday in the first sentencing to result from the U.S. college admissions scandal after admitting he took bribes to help children of wealthy parents gain admission to the school....
04:34, 06/13/2019

Ex-Stanford sailing coach avoids prison time in college admissions scandal Stanford University's former sailing coach, who received hundreds of thousands of dollars for his program in exchange for helping prospective students get recruited to the elite school as athletes, was sentenced Wednesday to two years of supervised r...
23:51, 06/12/2019

Ex-Stanford sailing coach faces sentencing in U.S. college scandal A former Stanford University sailing coach is set to become the first person to be sentenced in the U.S. college admissions scandal after admitting he agreed to help wealthy parents secure spots for their children at the school in exchange for bribes...
19:51, 06/12/2019

Judge to sentence ex-Stanford coach John Vandemoer in college admissions scandal Former Stanford sailing coach John Vandemoer on Wednesday will become the first person sentenced in the wide-ranging college entrance cheating scandal, when he faces a federal judge in Boston....
21:00, 06/12/2019

Stanford's former sailing coach gets one day in prison for role in admissions scandal John Vandemoer admitted to agreeing to help students gain Stanford entry in exchange for money for his sailing programA former head sailing coach at Stanford has been sentenced for his role in a sweeping college admissions scam at elite US universiti...
02:00, 06/13/2019

John Legend disagrees with Felicity Huffman's sentence for college admissions scandal John Legend opposes Felicity Huffman's 14-day prison sentence for her role in the college admissions scandal. Legend shared his thoughts on Twitter.        ...
00:51, 09/17/2019

Another coach to plead guilty in college admissions scandal The former head coach of the University of Southern California women’s soccer team has agreed to plead guilty for his role in the nationwide college admissions scandal that has ensnared high-profile parents including Lori Loughlin and Felicity Huffma...
07:17, 06/04/2019

Georgetown coach in college admissions scandal took bribes on the side: feds A former Georgetown University tennis coach accused of taking kickbacks in the college admissions scandal also accepted bribes independent of the scheme’s ringleader, prosecutors charged Thursday. Gordon Ernst, who has pleaded not guilty to fed...
14:17, 09/06/2019

Ex-USC soccer coach and accountant plead guilty in college admissions scandal A former University of Southern California coach who took bribes to get students into the school and the accountant who made the scam look legitimate pleaded guilty in federal court Thursday to racketeering conspiracy charges....
02:17, 06/28/2019

Former USC women's soccer coach pleads guilty in college admissions scandal A former University of Southern California assistant soccer coach pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit racketeering in the "Varsity Blues" college admissions scandal....
00:51, 05/15/2019

Ex-USC soccer coach reverses course, agrees to plead guilty in college admissions scandal Ali Khosroshahin, a former women's soccer coach at USC, has agreed to plead guilty to racketeering charges for taking bribes from Rick Singer.        ...
23:00, 06/03/2019

Ex-Stanford coach John Vandemoer receives one day in prison for college admissions scandal Former Stanford sailing coach John Vandemoer will spend one day in prison, a federal judge in Boston determined Wednesday, for his role in a wide-ranging college admissions scandal....
23:00, 06/12/2019

Former Texas men's tennis coach pleads guilty in college admissions scandal Federal authorities said Monday that Michael Center will plead guilty to conspiracy to commit mail fraud and honest services mail fraud.        ...
15:17, 05/16/2019

The Mastermind Behind The College Admissions Scandal Used To Be A Crazy Middle School Basketball Coach The members of a middle school basketball team that represented a Jewish Community Center in Omaha, Nebraska, were not expecting the 2001 season to be an auspicious one. The previous season had produced mediocre results, and there was no reason to ex...
22:17, 05/16/2019

College admissions scandal: Harvard fires coach who sold home to athlete's father The head fencing coach received nearly double the assessed value on his home when he sold it to a future athlete's father.        ...
03:51, 07/10/2019

Mastermind's accountant, ex-USC women's soccer coach plead guilty in college admissions scandal Twenty-two out of 50 defendants in the historic college admissions bribery and cheating case have now pleaded guilty to charges.        ...
18:34, 06/27/2019

Prosecutors recommend 4-month sentence for Felicity Huffman in admissions scandal Prosecutors in Massachusetts recommended a four-month prison sentence for actor Felicity Huffman on Monday after she formally entered her guilty plea in a college admissions scandal, court documents indicate....
01:51, 05/14/2019

College admissions scandal is getting the TV treatment It’s a part Lori Loughlin was born to play. The widespread college admissions scandal is getting the small-screen treatment from one of the writers of “The People v. OJ Simpson,” according to a new report. Annapurna Television has acquired the rights...
21:51, 05/09/2019

There's a TV Show About the College Admissions Scandal In Development Well this felt inevitable. In a good way. There's reportedly a TV show in the works about the now infamous college admissions scandal, which indicted both Felicity Huffman and Lori......
00:51, 05/08/2019

Another parent busted in college admissions scandal Federal prosecutors have busted yet another parent in the nationwide college admissions scandal, officials announced Friday. Tech executive Jeffrey Bizzack was nabbed for paying $250,000 to bribe his son’s way into the University of Southern Ca...
00:34, 06/29/2019

Over 30 USC students probed in college admissions scandal More than 30 students at the University of Southern California are under investigation for their ties to the mastermind behind the sweeping college admissions scandal, according to a new report. The 33 students identified in USC’s own probe — a...
00:17, 07/19/2019

Felicity Huffman sentence in college admissions scam slammed on social media Felicity Huffman is drawing outrage after the actress was sentenced Friday to 14 days in prison for her role in a brazen college admissions scandal involving rich and famous families who funneled cash to fixers in order to get their kids into the nat...
07:51, 09/14/2019

Three more parents plead guilty in college admissions scandal Three wealthy parents pleaded guilty Wednesday to paying bribes to boost their children's standardized test scores as part of a nationwide college admissions scandal....
08:51, 05/23/2019

Caught Up in the College Admissions Scandal: Stanford’s Boathouse A sailing coach pleaded guilty to federal charges related to the cheating and bribery scheme. A rowing coach was fired, but the university won’t say why....
21:00, 07/17/2019

Felicity Huffman one of first to be sentenced in college admissions scandal Felicity Huffman will be one of the first people sentenced in the college admissions scandal. Huffman agreed to plead guilty in a deal in April.        ...
22:00, 09/05/2019

Accountant in U.S. college admissions scandal to plead guilty An accountant who once worked for the mastermind behind the U.S. college admissions cheating and bribery scandal has agreed to plead guilty and cooperate in the ongoing investigation, federal prosecutors said on Friday....
05:17, 06/01/2019

'Family Guy' Emmys ad pokes fun at college admissions scandal 'Family Guy' released an ad for Emmys consideration where the cartoon cast is photoshopped as a rowing team, making fun at the recent college admissions scandal....
21:51, 06/04/2019

The real-life college admissions scandal was even crazier than this novel predicted Most of the time, novelists turn in their manuscripts, complete edits and then hope that their book is well received once it makes its way into the bookstore displays and library shelves. And sometimes they receive a gift from the universe in the for...
01:17, 07/07/2019

NYC beverage bigwig pleads guilty in college admissions scandal Big Apple beverage bigwig Gregory Abbott and his wife on Wednesday admitted to paying $125,000 to doctor their daughter’s college entrance scores as part of the nationwide college admissions cheating scandal — and now face time behind bar...
02:00, 05/23/2019

Parents Plead Guilty In US College Admissions Bribery Scandal A California couple who paid $600,000 to help their children get into major universities pleaded guilty on Wednesday and agreed to cooperate with investigators, potentially leading to new charges in......
05:34, 05/02/2019

Felicity Huffman Pleads Guilty in College Admissions Scandal Felicity Huffman is ready to face the consequences for her actions. On Monday afternoon, the Hollywood actress officially pleaded guilty to charges of mail fraud and honest services mail......
22:00, 05/13/2019

‘Family Guy’ ribs college admissions scandal in Emmy ad campaign “Family Guy” has “earned” the right to take a tongue-in-cheek bite out of the college admissions scandal. Well, perhaps that’s debatable — but it doesn’t make the show’s 2019 Emmys “For Your Considerati...
22:51, 06/04/2019

Report: Former Southern Cal AD Pat Haden being investigated in college admissions scandal Report: Federal investigators are examining ex-USC AD Pat Haden's potential role in the college-admissions scandal that rocked several universities.        ...
02:51, 06/06/2019

Feds eye ex-USC athletic director Pat Haden in college admissions scandal Investigators who are probing the college admissions-cheating scandal are now eyeing former NFL quarterback Pat Haden — the one-time athletic director of the University of Southern California, a report said Wednesday. Prosecutors are looking into Had...
01:51, 06/06/2019

Lifetime releases dramatic trailer for ‘The College Admissions Scandal’ Lifetime on Friday released the trailer for its made-for-television movie about the college admissions scandal. “The College Admissions Scandal” has less star wattage than the real-life event that’s ensnared actresses Lori Loughlin ...
02:17, 09/07/2019

Insurance executive pleads guilty in college admissions scandal Toby MacFarlane's daughter said in her college application essay that on the soccer and lacrosse fields she looked like "a boy amongst girls with my hair tied up, arms sleeveless, and blood and bruises from head to toe."...
21:51, 06/22/2019

Felicity Huffman gets 14 days in prison for college admissions scandal A federal judge in Boston sentenced actor Felicity Huffman to 14 days in prison and community service Friday for paying thousands to get her daughter admitted to college....
01:34, 09/14/2019

Prosecutors: In College Admissions Scam, Felicity Huffman’s ‘Moral Cluelessness’ Warrants Jail Sentence (BOSTON) — Federal prosecutors are asking a judge to sentence “Desperate Housewives” star Felicity Huffman to a month in jail for her role in the sweeping college admissions bribery scandal. U.S. Attorney Andrew Lelling’s offi...
12:51, 09/07/2019

Felicity Huffman was crying while pleading guilty in college admissions scandal Actress Felicity Huffman got visibly emotional while pleading guilty to charges of fraud linked to her involvement in the college admissions scandal Monday....
16:34, 05/14/2019

Felicity Huffman Reveals Her Daughter's Reaction to College Admissions Scandal Felicity Huffman is seeking forgiveness for her role in the college admissions scandal that resulted in the arrests of 50 individuals. In response to federal prosecutors' filing......
01:00, 09/08/2019

Tearful Felicity Huffman admits role in U.S. college admissions scandal Actress Felicity Huffman tearfully pleaded guilty on Monday to paying to rig a college entrance exam for her daughter, part of a wide-ranging scandal in which wealthy parents used fraud to secure their children spots at prominent U.S. universities....
23:34, 05/13/2019

Actress Felicity Huffman pleads guilty in U.S. college admissions scandal Actress Felicity Huffman pleaded guilty on Monday to paying to rig a college entrance exam for her daughter, part of a wide-ranging scandal in which wealthy parents used bribery and fraud to secure their children spots at prominent U.S. universities....
22:17, 05/13/2019

Felicity Huffman Sentenced to 14 Days in Prison in College Admissions Scandal Six months after her arrest in the college admissions scandal, Felicity Huffman has learned her fate. On Friday in a Massachusetts court, the Oscar-nominated actress was sentenced to a......
06:34, 09/14/2019

Georgetown student sues school over U.S. college admissions bribery scandal A Georgetown University undergraduate enmeshed in the U.S. college admissions scandal sued the school on Wednesday to block it from revoking his academic credits or expelling him, after his father pleaded guilty to conspiring to commit fraud....
18:00, 05/15/2019

Felicity Huffman pleads for no jail time in college admissions scandal Attornies for “Desperate Housewives” star Felicity Huffman pleaded with a Boston federal judge Friday to spare her jail time after she pleaded guilty in connection with the college admissions bribery scandal....
05:17, 09/07/2019

Felicity Huffman to be sentenced in college admissions bribery scandal case Actor is first parent to be sentenced among 34 charged in US scheme involving wealthy parents and elite universitiesFelicity Huffman returns to court in Boston on Friday afternoon to be sentenced for her role in a sweeping college admissions bribery ...
14:51, 09/13/2019

Wealthy California couple pleads guilty in college admissions scandal A California couple pleaded guilty to conspiracy charges in court for paying $600,000 in bribes to get their daughters into UCLA and USC.        ...
17:17, 05/01/2019

Bruce and Davina Isackson to plead guilty in college admissions scandal A pair of wealthy California parents are expected to plead guilty to conspiracy charges for paying more than $600,000 in bribes as part of a widespread college admissions scandal....
23:51, 04/30/2019

Felicity Huffman set to plead guilty in largest-ever college admissions scandal Felicity Huffman is set to plead guilty in Boston federal court on Monday to charges in the nation's largest-ever college admissions scandal.        ...
07:51, 05/13/2019

Who will play Lori Loughlin in Annapurna's TV version of the college admissions scandal? The college admissions scandal, in which a bunch of rich people—some of them famous!—simply tried to help their stupid, unathletic children with no discernible talents get into a good college, is finally ready to loop back in on itself with a dramati...
01:34, 05/08/2019

Wendy Williams, College Admissions Scandal Getting the Lifetime Movie Treatment Think you know the story of Wendy Williams? Think again. Williams will executive produce a biopic about her life for Lifetime. The movie is said to reveal the highs and lows she's......
21:00, 07/23/2019

Apologetic actress Felicity Huffman gets 14-day sentence in U.S. college scandal Actress Felicity Huffman, the first parent sentenced in a wide-ranging U.S. college admissions cheating scandal, was given a 14-day prison term on Friday and made a somber apology in federal court for paying to rig her daughter's entrance exam....
23:18, 09/13/2019

Lifetime finally announces the college admissions scandal movie we all assumed it would make The college admissions scandal was born to be a made-for-TV movie, what with it involving rich and famous people misbehaving, but it has somehow taken until now for Lifetime—the preeminent destination for made-for-TV-movies—to get around to making a ...
05:00, 07/24/2019

Mastermind's accountant agrees to plead guilty in college admissions scandal The bookkeeper for Rick Singer, the ringleader of the college admissions bribery scandal, has agreed to plead guilty to charges and cooperate.        ...
03:00, 06/01/2019

Felicity Huffman sentenced: 2 weeks in prison, $30,000 fine for college admissions scandal Huffman is the first parent sentenced in the nation's college admissions scandal. “Trying to be a good mother doesn’t excuse us," said the judge.        ...
19:34, 09/14/2019

Third parent pleads guilty in college admissions scandal: This one paid $400K to get son into Georgetown Stephen Semprevivo pleaded guilty Tuesday to paying $400,000 to Rick Singer to get his son into Georgetown University, part of a nationwide scandal.        ...
01:17, 05/08/2019

Wealthy California couple expected to plead guilty in college admissions scandal A California couple is expected to plead guilty to conspiracy charges in court for paying $600,000 in bribes to get their daughters into college        ...
23:17, 04/30/2019

UPDATE: Felicity Huffman sentenced to 14 days in prison for college admissions scandal Six months after the details of Operation Varsity Blues rocked the public, Felicity Huffman has been sentenced to 14 days in prison for her role in the college bribery scam, per Variety. Judge Indira Talwani also ordered the actress to pay a $30,000 ...
03:01, 09/14/2019

College admissions scandal: Parents say payments to ringleader weren't bribes Defense attorneys of parents charged in the 'Varsity Blues' case say Rick Singer told parents their money would go to school programs, not bribes.        ...
02:51, 06/04/2019

Stanford Coach Avoids Prison in Admissions Scandal. Have Colleges Avoided Blame? The first sentencing in the scandal raised questions about culpability in the case and the role of universities, who have been described by prosecutors as victims....
09:51, 06/13/2019

'The View' blasts Felicity Huffman over plea for no jail time in college admissions scandal Days after Felicity Huffman pleaded with a Boston federal judge to spare her jail time for her connection to the college admissions bribery scandal, "The View" hosts blasted the actress on Monday's show, saying the "Desperate Housewives" alum "deserv...
13:00, 09/10/2019

Lori Loughlin avoids media, slips into court for possible conflicts in college admissions scandal Actress Lori Loughlin and her husband appeared in federal court Tuesday to address possible conflicts of interest or their attorneys.        ...
23:17, 08/27/2019

Lori Loughlin, Mossimo Giannulli to stick with legal team in college admissions scandal Actress Lori Loughlin and her husband, fashion designer Mossimo Giannulli, agreed to share legal representation in their fight against fraud charges related to a college admissions scandal....
18:17, 08/28/2019

Inside the Past 2 Months of Felicity Huffman's Life Amid the College Admissions Scandal Two months ago, life as she knew it changed for Felicity Huffman. It was on March 12 that the star was arrested after being named one of many defendants accused of being involved in a......
22:00, 05/13/2019

Napa vineyard owner, NYC attorney plead guilty in college admissions ACT, SAT cheating scandal Gordon Caplan and Agustin Huneeus Jr. pleaded guilty Tuesday to paying bribes to Rick Singer to have Mark Riddell cheat for their kids on the ACT, SAT        ...
00:00, 05/22/2019

Felicity Huffman's sentencing date has arrived in historic college admissions scandal Felicity Huffman will become the first parent sentenced in the nation's college admissions scandal in what could be a precedent-setting decision.        ...
19:00, 09/13/2019

Couple who paid $600K to get kids into UCLA, USC pleads guilty in college admissions scandal A California couple pleaded guilty to conspiracy charges in court for paying $600,000 in bribes to get their daughters into UCLA and USC.        ...
20:34, 05/01/2019

Ex-USC coach, accountant plead guilty in college admissions scam A former women's soccer coach at the University of Southern California and a bookkeeper pleaded guilty Thursday to being part of a college admissions scam....
00:17, 06/28/2019

College admissions scam mastermind was an ‘aggressive’ basketball coach The mastermind behind the sweeping college admissions scandal was also once an “aggressive” youth basketball coach who ran grueling, four-hour practices and teased kids as “meatpackers,” according to his former players. William “Rick” Singer mysterio...
23:51, 05/17/2019

Lori Loughlin's home life calming down following 'initial shock' of college admissions scandal bust Lori Loughlin is enjoying a newfound calm at home for the first time since she and husband Mossimo Giannulli were busted in the nationwide college admissions scandal in March....
21:34, 07/21/2019

Felicity Huffman's daughter graduates high school amid college admissions scandal Sophia Grace, 18, graduated from the Los Angeles High School of the Arts Monday and her proud parents were on hand to celebrate the milestone.        ...
05:51, 06/12/2019

Lori Loughlin's daughters break silence for her birthday amid college admissions scandal Amid the ongoing college admissions scandal investigation, friends and family showed public support for Lori Loughlin on her 55th birthday Sunday.        ...
13:51, 07/30/2019

Prosecutors recommend Felicity Huffman receive 4 months in prison for her part in the college admissions scandal Actress Felicity Huffman appeared in federal court in Boston on Monday afternoon to plead guilty in the college admissions scandal. Prosecutors recommended Huffman receive a four-month prison sentence and a fine of $20,000 for her role in the scandal...
08:00, 05/14/2019

Lori Loughlin heads back to court to address potential conflicts in college admissions scandal Actress Lori Loughlin and her husband are scheduled to appear in federal court Tuesday to address possible conflicts of interest or their attorneys.        ...
19:51, 08/27/2019

Lori Loughlin college admissions scandal case 'upsetting' for 'Fuller House' cast, co-star says Lori Loughlin's involvement in the college admissions scandal, which got her booted from "Fuller House," still has her co-stars reeling from her untimely exit from the Netflix revival of the classic sitcom....
18:19, 09/16/2019

Coach pleads guilty to college admissions scam, could hurt Loughlin A former assistant soccer coach at the University of Southern California switched her plea to guilty Tuesday in the college admissions scam, admitting to creating fake athletic profiles for the children of wealthy parents, including actress Lori Loug...
21:00, 05/15/2019

Olivia Jade wants to go back to USC amid Lori Loughlin, Mossimo Giannulli's college admissions scandal: report Lori Loughlin and Mossimo Giannulli's daughter, Olivia Jade, reportedly wants to go back to USC despite her parents' role in the college admissions scandal....
18:51, 05/21/2019

The rise of Rick Singer: How the mastermind of college admissions scandal built an empire on lies, exploited a broken system By the time Rick Singer began bribing college coaches and test proctors, he had been lying about his own resume and business dealings for years.        ...
19:17, 06/19/2019

Felicity Huffman has been 'humbled' by the college admissions scandal, says Eva Longoria Eva Longoria is giving insight as to how the college admissions scandal has affected her "Desperate Housewives" co-star Felicity Huffman.        ...
23:17, 08/01/2019

Kelly Clarkson on ignoring haters, 'UglyDolls' and the college admissions scandal Playing a joyful, positive toy in "UglyDolls" is so on brand for "The Voice" coach and mom Kelly Clarkson, who brims with self-confidence at 37.        ...
18:17, 04/30/2019

Felicity Huffman is just the beginning: Who's pleaded guilty in the college admissions scandal — and who's still fighting An up-to-date breakdown who's pleaded guilty in the nation's college admissions bribery scandal.        ...
03:00, 05/24/2019

Felicity Huffman to kick off sentencing of parents in college admissions scandal: Will judge 'send a message?' The first group of parents who have pleaded guilty in the college admissions scandal, led by actress Felicity Huffman, will be sentenced this month.        ...
15:00, 09/05/2019

Actress Lori Loughlin faces hearing in U.S. college cheating scandal Actress Lori Loughlin is due in court on Tuesday for a hearing on whether the lawyers defending her against charges that she participated in a large college admissions scam have a conflict and must be disqualified....
14:17, 08/27/2019

Ex-USC AD Haden investigated in admissions scandal Former Southern Cal athletic director Pat Haden is being investigated for a potential role in the national college-admissions cheating scandal that has involved several high-profile universities, including USC, the Wall Street Journal reported Wednes...
08:00, 06/06/2019

How U.C. Will Change Its Admissions Process After the Bribery Scandal Friday: The University of California president, Janet Napolitano, discussed the shifts; a witness gave stunning testimony in the trial of a Navy SEAL; and Speaker Nancy Pelosi paid up....
16:00, 06/21/2019

Netflix trolls USC with billboards outside campus over admissions scandal Netflix appears to be trolling the University of Southern California over its role in the college admissions scandal with billboards for a new show that were placed near the school, according to a report Thursday. Bright pink ads for “The Politician”...
01:17, 08/30/2019

Georgetown to expel 2 students linked to admissions scandal WASHINGTON (AP) — Georgetown University in Washington, D.C., says it is expelling two students linked to an admissions scandal involving the school’s former tennis coach. Former coach Gordon Ernst has pleaded not guilty to accepting $2.7 millio...
16:00, 05/16/2019

L.A.’s Elite on Edge as Prosecutors Pursue More Parents in Admissions Scandal New parents have been told that they’re under investigation, while others worry that they will be. “This is the only thing they can think about,” one lawyer says....
18:51, 05/01/2019

Georgetown University Plans to Dismiss 2 Students Tied to Admissions Scandal One of the students filed a lawsuit against Georgetown, saying the university denied him due process. The student’s father has pleaded guilty in the case....
03:17, 05/16/2019

Lori Loughlin Due in Court as Admissions Scandal Looms Over New School Year No college found itself as deeply embroiled in the scandal as U.S.C. Months after the case began, nearly 20 of its students remain in limbo about their futures....
21:17, 08/27/2019

Olivia Jade slams tabloids after claims she's dropping out of USC after admissions scandal Olivia Jade Giannulli has a NSFW message for tabloids spreading rumors about her future college plans amid mom Lori Loughlin's admissions scandal.        ...
11:52, 08/12/2019

Lori Loughlin Appeared in Court as Admissions Scandal Looms Over New School Year No college found itself as deeply embroiled in the scandal as U.S.C. Months after the case began, nearly 20 of its students remain in limbo about their futures....
05:17, 08/28/2019

Reporting on a Very Bad Year for the College Admissions Industry Following the trail left by the Varsity Blues investigation, reporters are uncovering everyday educational inequality, and also cases of outright fraud....
12:51, 08/02/2019

F.B.I. Is Said to Be Investigating College Admissions Practices at T.M. Landry The private school in Louisiana, once celebrated for helping underprivileged and minority students attend elite colleges, is now under federal investigation over its college applications....
22:34, 06/02/2019

Former USC coach pleads guilty in admissions scheme A former soccer coach at the University of Southern California has pleaded guilty to creating fake athletic profiles in the college admissions bribery scheme...
20:00, 05/14/2019

Former USC coach to plead guilty in admissions scheme BOSTON (AP) — A former University of Southern California soccer coach is expected to plead guilty to allegations that she created fake athletic profiles for the children of wealthy parents in the college admissions bribery scheme. Laura Janke is sche...
14:00, 05/14/2019

Throw the college admissions scam bribers in the gulag I purposely haven’t written yet about the college cheating scheme that landed actresses Lori Loughlin, Felicity Huffman and a bunch of others in hot water because I kind of understand. When you have kids, you want them to succeed no matter how lazy a...
09:17, 05/30/2019

Former accountant to plead guilty in college admissions scam BOSTON (AP) — An accountant who worked for the consultant at the center of the college admissions bribery scheme has agreed to plead guilty in the sweeping case . Court documents filed Friday show Steven Masera will also cooperate with authorities in...
01:51, 06/01/2019

Huffman gets 14 days behind bars in college admissions scam “Desperate Housewives” star Felicity Huffman has been sentenced to 14 days in prison for paying $15,000 to rig her daughter’s SAT scores in the college admissions scandal...
22:34, 09/13/2019

A 3rd parent pleads guilty in college admissions scheme BOSTON (AP) — A California executive who pleaded guilty to charges that he paid $400,000 in bribes to get his son into Georgetown University has been fired. Stephen Semprevivo pleaded guilty Tuesday in Boston federal court. He is the third parent to ...
03:51, 05/08/2019

3 more parents plead guilty in college admissions scam BOSTON (AP) — A married couple and a California businessman are the latest parents to plead guilty in the sweeping college admissions scam. Gregory and Marcia Abbott and Peter Jan Sartorio entered their pleas Wednesday in Boston federal court. They a...
23:34, 05/22/2019

UA College of Medicine relaunches Pre-Medical Admissions Pathway program TUCSON – The University of Arizona College of Medicine is relaunching its Pre-Medical Admissions Pathway (P-MAP) program, which was initially introduced in 2014. Students that complete the program will earn a master’s in cellular and molecular medici...
20:51, 05/21/2019

Big-shot lawyer pleads guilty in college admissions scam A big-shot Big Apple lawyer on Tuesday admitted to paying $75,000 to doctor his daughter’s ACT exam as part of the nationwide college admissions cheating scandal. Gordon Caplan, a former co-chairman at white-shoe firm Willkie Farr & Gallagher, ...
03:17, 05/22/2019

Chinese family paid $6.5M in US college admissions scam: source The family of a Chinese student admitted to Stanford University paid $6.5 million to the central figure in the US college admissions scandal, a source with knowledge of the investigation says....
07:34, 05/03/2019

TPG Says Executive Introduced Colleagues to College Admissions Scheme’s Leader William E. McGlashan Jr., who was fired after being named in the scandal, connected members of the deal team to William Singer for business discussions, but nothing came of them, the investment firm said....
19:00, 04/28/2019

Felicity Huffman to Plead Guilty in College Admissions Scam BOSTON — Actress Felicity Huffman is scheduled to plead guilty Monday to allegations she paid $15,000 to rig her daughter’s SAT score as part of a nationwide college admissions cheating scheme. The “Desperate Housewives” star ...
14:00, 05/13/2019

Pimco's Ties to Architect of College-Admissions Scam Ran Deep Concerns about Pimco’s connection to the college-admissions bribery and cheating case has prompted the bond manager to examine any employee dealings with the central figure behind the scheme....
13:17, 05/20/2019

SAT to add ‘adversity score’ that will factor student hardships into college admissions The SAT exam, used by a majority of colleges to grant entrance, will be adding an “adversity score” to the test that will take into account a student’s socioeconomic background in an effort to help colleges take a more rounded approach in the admissi...
11:00, 05/17/2019

‘Not guilty’: Lori Loughlin, Canadian David Sidoo among parents formally entering plea in admissions scandal The college admissions scandal has seen 19 people face additional charges of conspiracy to commit fraud and money laundering in connection with the scheme....
14:17, 05/01/2019

Blunt-smoking ‘rapper’ busted for assaulting college admissions scam dad The blunt-smoking wannabe rapper who defended his wealthy parents when they were exposed in the wide-ranging college admissions bribery scandal was busted this week for attacking his father, The Post has learned. Malcolm Abbott allegedly pushed, kick...
15:17, 05/24/2019

College admissions scam mastermind reportedly told clients to lie about ethnicity Crooked college consultant William “Rick” Singer reportedly advised some of his rich white clients to pretend their kids were “minorities” in order to gain entry to elite universities. Top schools have long given preference to athletes an...
05:34, 05/19/2019

Blunt-smoking son of college admissions cheats spent week in Rikers Now he can bust rhymes about the big house. The rich kid-rapper son of two Upper East Side residents who pleaded guilty in the college admission scandal spent more than a week jailed at Rikers Island because his angry dad refused to bail him out, the...
02:34, 06/12/2019

Georgetown to expel student after he sues over its handling of college admissions probe Georgetown moved to dismiss Adam Semprevivo, a student whose dad pleaded guilty to paying $400,000, who is suing the school        ...
00:17, 05/16/2019

College scammer Rick Singer lied about serving on admissions committees Not only did he fabricate the credentials of college applicants — he faked his own, too. College admissions guru William “Rick” Singer was a con man so brazen that he lied under oath about serving on admissions committees at a handful of schools, acc...
22:17, 05/27/2019

Ex-Arizona assistant basketball coach gets 3-month sentence NEW YORK (AP) — A former assistant basketball coach at the University of Arizona was sentenced to three months in prison and two years of probation on Thursday for his role in a college hoops corruption scandal. Before hearing his sentence in federal...
21:00, 06/06/2019

Former NCAA coach gets 3-month sentence for bribery scheme Emanuel “Book” Richardson, a former University of Arizona basketball coach who admitted to taking bribes to steer players to sports managers when they go pro, is now the first of four coaches convicted in the kickback scheme to receive jail time. On ...
01:17, 06/07/2019

Felicity Huffman returns to court May 13 to plead guilty in college admissions scam At her next court appearance on May 13, Huffman will plead guilty to mail fraud and honest services mail fraud for her role in the college admissions scam. A judge will then set a date for sentencing.        ...
19:17, 04/29/2019

Report: Rich Dickwads Are Freaking Out About More Potential College Admissions Bribery Charges Here is just an extremely satisfying paragraph, from a delightful New York Times report about Los Angeles “elites” enduring “ripples of fear” as prosecutors progress toward another round of charges against as-yet unidentified parents who participated...
17:17, 05/02/2019

Former real estate president and his wife plead guilty in college admissions scam The former president of a California real estate firm and his wife pleaded guilty in federal court Wednesday for using their wealth to improperly get their children into prominent universities as part of the college admissions scandal....
20:51, 05/01/2019

Saudi Teenager Faces Death Sentence for Acts When He was 10 The execution of the teenager, Murtaja Qureiris, now 18, would be what rights groups called one of the most egregious violations of international law....
22:17, 06/09/2019

Olivia Jade's grades, application and more documents to be placed under seal in college admissions case Lori Loughlin, Mossimo Giannulli and several other defendants in the college admissions case have agreed to an order that will keep several key documents out of the public eye.        ...
18:34, 04/28/2019

Felicity Huffman: Prosecutor recommends four-month prison term for college admissions scam Felicity Huffman pleaded guilty in Boston federal court Monday to charges in the nation's largest college admissions scandal.        ...
21:34, 05/13/2019

Actress Felicity Huffman sentenced to two weeks in jail in college admissions cheating case Felicity Huffman paid $15,000 as part of a cheating scheme to have a college counselor correct wrong answers on her oldest daughter's SAT scores in 2017, according to federal authorities....
04:17, 09/14/2019

Charlottesville white supremacist faces another life sentence for car attack James Alex Fields Jr also faces 419 years for killing Heather Heyer and injuring dozens during the ‘Unite the Right’ rally in 2017A man sentenced to life in prison on federal hate crime charges for deliberately driving his car into anti-racism protes...
18:00, 07/15/2019

German nurse who killed up to 100 patients faces another life sentence German prosecutors in the northwest city of Oldenburg are seeking a life sentence for Niels Hoegel, a former male nurse who is considered Germany's deadliest postwar serial killer after allegedly killing as many as 100 patients....
21:51, 05/16/2019

Man whose child-sex sentence caused uproar faces porn charge A Vermont man whose initial 60-day sentence for a conviction of having sex with a child prompted a nation-wide outcry is facing a federal charge of possession of child pornography....
00:00, 05/15/2019

Salvadoran accused of abortion faces retrial, hefty sentence A young woman who birthed a baby into a toilet in El Salvador faces up to 30 years in prison for murder in a case that has drawn international attention because of the country’s highly restrictive abortion laws...
08:34, 07/16/2019

Ex-youth coach accused of sexually exploiting more than 400 boys gets 180-year sentence Greg Stephen, who solicited explicit photos from more than 400 boys over the course of a decade, receives what amounts to a life sentence.        ...
04:34, 05/03/2019

Beyond the college cheating scandal The college admissions cheating scandal rocked higher education and dozens of individuals involved in the investigation. Jon Fortt and a panel of experts break down what it means for the future of the admissions process....
18:51, 04/28/2019

Mexican drug lord ‘El Chapo’ Guzman faces life sentence See ya, Shorty! Infamous Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman will appear in Brooklyn federal court Wednesday, where a judge is expected to sentence him to life behind bars. Guzman, 62, whose nickname translates to “shorty,&#...
08:17, 07/17/2019

Lori Loughlin and Mossimo Giannulli Arrive to Court Holding Hands as College Admissions Case Continues Lori Loughlin is keeping her head held high amid their ongoing court battle. She and her husband, Mossimo Giannulli, were seen heading into a Boston courthouse on Tuesday afternoon. The......
04:17, 08/28/2019

Inside Rick Singer's college admissions network: An ex-con half brother, a Welsh soccer team and a former NFL owner As investigators unravel the assets of a $25 million college bribery scheme, one name keeps popping up: Clifford Farrell Singer.        ...
22:34, 05/02/2019

Bob Higgins sentence: Former Southampton football coach jailed for 24 years for sexually abusing young players Paedophile ex-football coach Bob Higgins has been jailed for more than 24 years after being found guilty of sexually abusing young players over a 25-year period....
15:00, 06/12/2019

Analysis: Those in college scandal could still go to prison, despite first defendant skating Although the first defendant sentenced in the college admissions scheme got no prison, the case's uniqueness doesn't make it a great barometer.        ...
11:51, 06/14/2019

Another ex-NCAA coach gets prison time in bribery scandal A Manhattan federal judge Friday meted out another prison sentence to a former NCAA Division I assistant basketball coach who copped to taking bribes to funnel college players to certain sports managers. This time it was a three-month sentence for La...
07:34, 06/08/2019

UA asst. basketball coach sentenced in bribery scandal NEW YORK – A former assistant basketball coach at the University of Arizona was sentenced to three months in prison and two years of probation on Thursday for his role in a college hoops corruption scandal. Here’s more from Thursday’...
08:17, 06/07/2019

Bobby Petrino says he wants to coach again, apologizes for Arkansas scandal Bobby Petrino said he still wants to coach, praised quarterback Lamar Jackson and apologized for the scandal that cost him his Arkansas job.       ...
17:17, 09/10/2019

John Jay College plans to fire professors over sex and drug scandal John Jay College of Criminal Justice is moving to fire three professors over a sex and drugs scandal first revealed by The Post, the school announced Tuesday. In an email to students and staffers, college president Karol Mason said she “will be initi...
06:34, 05/15/2019

Chinese woman says daughter 'victim' in college admission scandal The Chinese mother of a Stanford University student who was expelled in the college admissions scandal said she was duped into paying $6.5 million to the man behind the scheme....
21:00, 05/03/2019

"Desperate Housewives" Actor Admits Role In US College Admission Scandal Actress Felicity Huffman tearfully pleaded guilty on Monday to paying to rig a college entrance exam for her daughter, part of a wide-ranging scandal in which wealthy parents used fraud to secure......
05:51, 05/14/2019

Huffman says she feels 'utter shame' for her role in college cheating scandal Felicity Huffman said she was just trying to be a good parent. Now, days before her sentencing for a federal crime, the actress said she regrets paying $15,000 to rig her daughter's SAT scores....
09:34, 09/10/2019

Felicity Huffman sentenced to 14 days in prison for college bribery scandal Actor pleaded guilty in May to conspiracy and fraud after admitting to paying $15,000 to boost daughter’s SAT scoresThe actor Felicity Huffman was sentenced on Friday to 14 days in prison for paying $15,000 to rig her daughter’s SAT scores in the col...
04:17, 09/14/2019

As U.S. college admission process opens, scandal weighs on low-income students Christine Bascombe, a New York City high school student who dreams of attending Cornell University, says she was devastated last spring to hear that dozens of rich parents had committed fraud to get their children into elite colleges....
15:17, 08/08/2019

'Legitimate donations': Lori Loughlin attorney previews college admissions defense in court Actress Lori Loughlin and husband Mossimo Giannulli appeared in federal court Tuesday to address possible conflicts of interest for their attorneys.        ...
07:17, 08/28/2019

Afghanistan women's coach 'disgusted' with FIFA president over abuse scandal The coach of the Afghanistan women's soccer team said on Wednesday she was disgusted with FIFA and its president Gianni Infantino for not taking action earlier and more rigorously to investigate an abuse scandal that engulfed soccer there....
22:34, 07/03/2019

Former Auburn assistant basketball coach avoids prison over bribery scandal Chuck Person has avoided prison in a bribery scandal that has touched some of the biggest schools in college basketball.       ...
21:00, 07/17/2019

Ex-USC coach Tony Bland dodges prison for NCAA corruption scandal A former assistant coach for the University of Southern California basketball team who pleaded guilty to taking a bribe for steering players to a sports manager has avoided prison and was sentenced on Wednesday to just two years of probation. Tony Bl...
23:34, 06/05/2019

Soccer: FIFA dragging its feet in Afghan sex abuse scandal, says coach World soccer's governing body FIFA has been dragging its feet and needs to urgently widen the investigation into a sexual abuse scandal involving Afghan women players, national coach Kelly Lindsey said in a letter to FIFA boss Gianni Infantino....
04:17, 08/08/2019

Felicity Huffman to kick off sentencing of parents in college admissions case: Will judge 'send a message?' The first group of parents who pleaded guilty in the college admissions scandal, led by actress Felicity Huffman, will be sentenced this month.        ...
22:00, 09/05/2019

3 more wealthy parents to plead guilty to paying bribes for better ACT, SAT scores in college scandal Gregory and Marcia Abbott and Peter Jan Sartorio will become the tenth parents to plead guilty for bribes to improve their kids' ACT and SAT scores.        ...
19:00, 05/22/2019

John Stamos Calls Lori Loughlin's College Scandal a "Difficult Situation" John Stamos is speaking out about the college scandal involving Lori Loughlin. The actor spent many years working alongside on-screen wife Loughlin on Full House, starring as Uncle Jesse......
02:17, 06/25/2019

Actress Felicity Huffman arrives at court to plead guilty in U.S. college scandal Actress Felicity Huffman arrived at a federal courthouse in Boston on Monday to plead guilty to paying to rig a college entrance exam for her daughter, part of a wide-ranging scandal in which wealthy parents used bribery and fraud to secure their chi...
20:00, 05/13/2019

Felicity Huffman explains her role in the college cheating scandal days before she'll be sentenced Felicity Huffman said she was just trying to be a good parent. Now, days before her sentencing for a federal crime, the actress said she regrets paying $15,000 to rig her daughter's SAT scores....
18:17, 09/09/2019

NBA draft: Brian Bowen moving past FBI college basketball scandal after year in Australia After a year in Australia, Brian Bowen is moving past the college basketball scandal that rocked Louisville as he prepares for the NBA draft combine.        ...
14:34, 05/17/2019

Felicity Huffman's Co-Star Angela Bassett Had No Advice to Give Her Amid College Scandal Awkward! Angela Bassett stars in the Cindy Chupack comedy Otherhood, alongside Patricia Arquette and Felicity Huffman. The film centers on three mothers who travel to New York City to......
18:51, 08/02/2019

Bolsonaro tight-lipped as minister faces calls to resign over Lula scandal Sérgio Moro had ‘totally inappropriate’ links with prosecutorsMoro jailed Bolsonaro’s top rival, Lula, before Brazil electionBrazil’s justice minister is facing growing calls to resign after a series of politically explosive leaks that some observers...
21:51, 06/11/2019

Austria's Sebastian Kurz faces no-confidence vote in wake of Ibiza scandal Chancellor Sebastian Kurz is preparing to fight a no-confidence vote in his leadership. His bid to sack the far-right interior minister over a corruption sting has triggered a damaging backlash....
15:51, 05/21/2019

Felicity Huffman's co-stars Angela Bassett, Patricia Arquette speak out on college scandal Felicity Huffman's "Otherhood" co-stars are breaking their silence on her involvement in the nation's largest college admissions scandal.        ...
16:34, 07/20/2019

William H. Macy Prepares for Daughter's High School Graduation Amid College Admission Scandal William H. Macy got into the graduation spirit on Wednesday afternoon as he picked up some congratulatory balloons at a local grocery store in Los Angeles. The balloons and other......
05:51, 05/30/2019

Two new faces will make College Football Playoff LAS VEGAS — Which four schools will make it to the College Football Playoff the last week of December? I begin with Clemson and Alabama, thus joining everybody else with an opinion. I can only guess how many times Nick Saban has studied his low Tide ...
16:17, 08/30/2019

College coach: Why Ja Morant and Knicks are perfect match The head coach at Murray State believes Broadway is the perfect stage to showcase Ja Morant’s point-guard “basketball genius,’’ and predicts he will be one of the NBA’s top shoe salesmen if he lands with the Knicks. Morant, the creative sophomore bei...
06:00, 05/08/2019

College softball coach sent me creepy texts for years: player A married college softball coach in Minnesota sexually pursued one of his players for years against her wishes, according to a disturbing report. Rick Supinski, 50, is no longer with Bemidji State University after the player reported him to school of...
20:34, 07/26/2019

Coach who got Lori Loughlin’s daughter into college pleads guilty Former USC assistant women’s soccer coach Laura Janke copped to conspiracy to commit racketeering in a Boston federal court. As part of her plea deal, Janke, 36, agreed to cooperate with the government’s investigation into the scheme, orc...
09:51, 05/15/2019

If John Beilein Is Such A Good Person, Why Was He A College Basketball Coach? Longtime Michigan men’s basketball coach John Beilein announced yesterday that he’s leaving the university to take over as coach of the Cleveland Cavaliers. It’s a move plenty of other college coaches have made before, but the departure of Beilein—r...
05:00, 05/15/2019

Accountant, ex-coach plead guilty in college bribery scheme BOSTON (AP) — A former University of Southern California soccer coach and an accountant for the consultant at the center of the college admissions bribery scheme have pleaded guilty in the sweeping case. Ali Khosroshahin and Steven Masera pleaded gui...
19:00, 06/27/2019

College basketball player in Arkansas says coach dismissed him because of his dreadlocks Tyler Williams, the University of Arkansas-Fort Smith's second-leading scorer last season, has since transferred to another school. The university is investigating the allegation of racism....
22:00, 09/05/2019

College Basketball Player Says Coach Kicked Him Off Team Because Of His Dreadlocks Tyler Williams was a guard on the D-II University of Arkansas-Fort Smith Lions men’s basketball team as recently as last month, and he was set to come back for his senior season as the program’s leading returning scorer until he was abruptly dismisse...
05:51, 09/06/2019

Arkansas college basketball player says coach dismissed him because of his dreadlocks Tyler Williams, the University of Arkansas-Fort Smith's second-leading scorer last season, has since transferred to another school. The university is investigating the allegation of racism....
18:00, 09/05/2019

Coach Who Once Ditched Job During Season Frets About College Football Player Transfers Alabama football coach Nick Saban thinks “the spirit” of college football’s transfer portal “in and of itself is a positive thing for players.” But let’s not get carried away: Lest anyone think he’s completely on board with the idea of players having...
02:00, 07/18/2019

Ex-Detroit Lions RB Kevin Smith facilitating pipeline to NFL as college coach Kevin Smith ran for 2,346 yards and 17 TDs in five seasons with the Detroit Lions. He's now coaching running backs at Florida Atlantic.       ...
00:34, 06/11/2019

College basketball coach cleared of discrimination claims in dreadlocks dispute An internal review did not substantiate allegations of racial discrimination against an Arkansas college basketball coach by a former player who said he was booted from the team because of his dreadlocks, university officials said. Tyler Williams, a ...
18:34, 09/12/2019

Ex-Stanford coach avoids prison time in college bribery scam BOSTON — A former head sailing coach at Stanford avoided prison time for agreeing to help students get into the elite university as recruited athletes in exchange for money for his sailing program, a judge ruled Wednesday. John Vandemoer is the first...
23:17, 06/12/2019

America faces a colossal college dropout problem. Here's what to do about it | David Kirp Foster kids are often consigned to remedial classes because of weak preparation, reducing their chances of graduating – but some schools are rewriting this scriptThis is a bad news, good news story.The bad news is that undergraduates are dropping out...
17:34, 08/21/2019

Longtime college volleyball coach dodges prison after child pornography conviction "His life is ruined," said the judge, who suspended former IUPUI volleyball coach Steven Payne's prison time.       ...
18:17, 07/19/2019

Former Boston College women's basketball coach Cathy Inglese dies at 60 Former Boston College women's basketball coach Cathy Inglese died Wednesday, a week after sustaining a brain injury in a fall. She was 60.       ...
11:51, 07/25/2019

College Softball Coach Dismissed After Sexually Harassing Player Through Text Messages A softball coach at Bemidji State University in Minnesota has been dismissed from the program after being placed on a leave of absence earlier this year. The reason? According to a Bemidji Pioneer report, Rick Supinski was found by the university to ...
22:34, 07/25/2019

Kim Kardashian says she's no college-scandal mom: 'I would never want to use privilege' Kim Kardashian West speaks out on the college admissions scandal, says she wouldn't buy her children's way into their preferred school.        ...
20:00, 04/28/2019

Kawhi Leonard's college coach says returning to West Coast 'always in back of his mind' Ex-San Diego State coach Steve Fisher: "The fact that he’s a pro doesn’t surprise me. But the fact he’s this good ... I don’t think anyone saw that."       ...
21:34, 07/10/2019

Sailing Into Uncharted Waters SailGP boats send out live data and video on every aspect of the boat and crew movements, a new technology used for the first time in a professional series....
00:17, 06/24/2019

Plain sailing with data lakes It seems like everywhere you turn, someone is talking about big data this, or data analytics that. Supporting this move to data-driven businesses is a whole range of different data infrastructures, but it can be difficult to wrap your head around whe...
16:17, 07/15/2019

Smooth sailing: How to build the most comfortable car Mercedes-Benz S-Class gets the relaxation recipe spot on It takes more than soft suspension and massage seats to make a car truly enjoyable to ride in and to drive "Please enjoy the pleasant sensation of looseness,” says the car you are driving. O...
18:17, 05/01/2019

Mixed Events Shake Up Olympic Sailing Pressured by gender-equity mandates from the I.O.C., sailing took major steps to upgrade its program, adding races that had not been part of the sport before....
00:17, 08/05/2019

Sailing with a message, teen activist lands in NYC Cheering crowds welcomed Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg to a Manhattan marina Wednesday after a trans-Atlantic trip on a sailboat to attend a climate conference. The 16-year-old and her crew finished a two-week crossing from England. (Aug. 2...
04:17, 08/29/2019

'Critical' security alert for UK ships sailing near Iran Britain has raised the security level for British-flagged ships passing through Iranian waters in the Gulf to its highest level, Sky News understands....
19:51, 07/11/2019

German Sea-Eye rescue ship sailing to Malta despite having no permit Migrant rescue ship Alan Kurdi, operated by the Sea-Eye NGO, has headed to Malta with dozens of migrants on board. Malta has not granted them permission to dock, but the charity says they "can not wait."...
13:34, 07/07/2019

Options Traders Wager On Smooth Sailing For Tech Options traders are forecasting a relative calm for shares of tech behemoths like Facebook and Amazon ahead of earnings this week. Some say they could be caught off guard....
19:34, 07/23/2019

Sailing Among the Stars: How Photons Could Revolutionise Space Flight A few days from now, a SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket will lift off from Florida, carrying a satellite the size of a loaf of bread with nothing to power it but a huge polyester "solar sail."...
11:17, 06/20/2019

Sailing in Treacherous Waters to Alaska. With Toddlers for Crew. With a barely-4-year-old and a not-quite-2-year-old, in a 32-foot boat sailing up the Inside Passage, a family discovers the best rewards are those never imagined....
16:17, 05/13/2019

Crowdfunded spacecraft LightSail 2 prepares to go sailing on sunlight Among the many spacecraft and satellites ascending to space on Monday’s Falcon Heavy launch, the Planetary Society’s LightSail 2 may be the most interesting. If all goes well, a week from launch it will be moving through space — slowly, b...
00:00, 06/22/2019

Sailing rivalry hits Hudson River for Australian skippers SAN DIEGO (AP) — Australian skippers Tom Slingsby and Nathan Outteridge are good mates off the water. In the fledging SailGP global league, there’s a nice little rivalry developing between them. Slingsby’s Team Australia has beaten Outter...
21:51, 06/20/2019

North Koreans to return home after sailing to South Korea Three North Koreans who sailed into South Korean waters with a white flag said the journey was a mistake. Relations between the two countries remains cool after North Korea tested a ballistic missile last week....
00:17, 07/30/2019

UPDATE 1-Carnival to stop sailing to Cuba after new travel restrictions Carnival Corp said on Wednesday its cruises will no longer sail to Cuba following the Trump administration's ban on U.S. travel to the Caribbean island....
17:17, 06/05/2019

Ships urged to alert navies before sailing through Strait of Hormuz Shipping associations have called on ship owners to inform Britain's navy of their movements before sailing into the Middle East Gulf and Strait of Hormuz because of the escalating international crisis in the region....
20:17, 07/22/2019

15-Year-Old Falls To Death While Para-Sailing, Case Against Operator Police have registered a case against a para-sailing operator after a 15-year-old boy from Pune died in an accident on Murud Janjira beach in coastal Maharashtra....
00:34, 05/27/2019

"Didn't Feel Seasick": Greta Thunberg In US After Sailing Across Atlantic After voyaging thousands of miles across the Atlantic Ocean, climate activist Greta Thunberg made landfall in the United States on Wednesday afternoon. The 16-year-old began the journey two weeks ago......
09:51, 08/29/2019

Worried about college debt? Avoid these low-paying jobs for college graduates 24/7 Wall St. reviewed 2018 federal wage data to identify low paying jobs that typically require a four-year college education.       ...
17:34, 09/04/2019

Climate Activist Greta Thunberg, 16, Arrives in New York After Sailing Across the Atlantic Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg arrived in New York City on Wednesday after sailing across the Atlantic Ocean to call attention to the need for quick action to save the planet. Thunberg, a 16-year-old from Sweden, embarked in the racing sailb...
02:51, 08/29/2019

Meet the Woman Sailing Around the World to Raise Awareness About Plastic Pollution The first time self-described “ocean advocate” Emily Penn was confronted by the magnitude of the plastic pollution problem was during an international sailing expedition 10 years ago. She spotted bits of debris, things like toothbrushes, ...
08:34, 06/07/2019

Sunbeam-sailing spacecraft deemed 'mission success' in Earth orbit A small crowd-funded satellite promoted by TV host and science educator Bill Nye has been propelled into a higher orbit using only the force of sunlight blowing against its sail in space, a novel propulsion developers say could "democratize" spacefli...
06:17, 08/01/2019

Indiana associate coach Mike Westphal charged with intimidating coach of swim club According to an affidavit, Indiana University's Mike Westphal threatened another swim coach to try to get him to agree to help merge swim clubs.       ...
04:17, 09/06/2019

Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh takes a swipe at former Ohio State coach Urban Meyer Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh said former Ohio State coach Urban Meyer's record was phenomenal but controversy follows him everywhere.       ...
00:34, 07/19/2019

U.S. cruise operators stop sailing to Cuba, travelers vent anger online Major U.S. cruise operators said on Wednesday they will no longer sail to Cuba following the Trump administration's ban on travel to the Caribbean island, angering travelers and prompting worries about trip cancellations and company earnings....
02:00, 06/06/2019

Greta Thunberg reaches New York after two-week sailing journey across Atlantic – video The 16-year-old climate activist arrived in New York on Wednesday in a zero-carbon emissions sailing boat, completing her 15-day voyage from Britain to take part in a UN climate summit. 'It was a bit rough sometimes but it went incredibly well, and I...
18:17, 08/29/2019

Tom Nissalke, former NBA and ABA coach of the year and first coach of Utah Jazz, dies at 87 Nissalke was the first coach of the Jazz after the franchise relocated from New Orleans in 1979. He also coached in Seattle, Houston and Cleveland.       ...
07:17, 08/24/2019

Crusaders coach Scott Robertson on All Blacks coach shortlist Steve Hansen will step down after World Cup in JapanOther leading candidate likely to be Ian FosterChampion Crusaders coach Scott Robertson has confirmed he wants to succeed Steve Hansen as All Blacks mentor and is buoyant about his chances. The man ...
13:17, 07/09/2019

Former Baylor coach Art Briles named head coach of Texas' Mount Vernon High School Art Briles, who was fired by Baylor in 2016 amid the school's sexual assault scandal, has been hired by Mount Vernon High School in Texas.        ...
05:00, 05/25/2019

Prince George is surprise guest at Will & Kate's regatta, dons proper sailing cap Prince George was a star attraction at Will and Kate's inaugural charity regatta off the Isle of Wight, decked out in proper sailing gear.        ...
21:51, 08/08/2019

Greta Thunberg, youth climate activist sailing across the Atlantic Ocean, completes voyage Greta Thunberg, a 16-year-old Swedish activist, wouldn't fly to New York for a United Nations summit on climate because of emissions from air travel.        ...
22:17, 08/28/2019

UPDATE 3-U.S. cruise operators stop sailing to Cuba; travelers vent anger online Major U.S. cruise operators said on Wednesday they will no longer sail to Cuba following the Trump administration's ban on travel to the Caribbean island, angering travelers and prompting worries about trip cancellations and company earnings....
23:51, 06/05/2019

Greta Thunberg Is Sailing Carbon-Free to the UN Climate Summit, But What About Youth Activists of Color? Youth activist Greta Thunberg is hopping on a carbon-free racing boat to make the United Nations Climate Summit in New York on September 23. The Swedish founder of Fridays for Future—a now-global effort where youth skip school on Fridays to protest i...
06:17, 07/30/2019

Ex-Browns coach Hue Jackson still thinks he can be an NFL head coach Hue Jackson is on the hunt for an NFL team that will look beyond his less-than-stellar track record. For the first time in 32 years, Jackson, who was axed by the Browns last season following an abysmal 3-36-1 record, is planning for a fall with no te...
17:34, 07/11/2019

'Game of Thrones' character Arya proven wrong about sailing West of Westeros by Targaryen ally The final season of "Game of Thrones" saw the Stark family go their separate ways for the last time. But probably the most emotional goodbye of them all was between Jon Snow and Arya Stark, Westeros' most fierce warrior, told the former King of the N...
21:34, 09/10/2019

Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg is sailing to America amid a storm of online attacks The teenager is traveling to a United Nations climate conference aboard a zero-emissions sailboat. Fans are cheering her on, but critics have been ruthlessly derisive....
19:51, 08/16/2019

DOE simplifies notoriously complicated admissions system The Department of Education’s notoriously complex middle and high school admissions process just got a little easier. Currently, parents dissatisfied with their initial school offer have to reapply. The new rules cut out the paperwork of a seco...
10:51, 08/16/2019

Huffman arrives for admissions scheme sentencing "Desperate Housewives" star Felicity Huffman has arrived at Boston's federal court to learn her fate in the college admissions scandal. (Sept. 13)        ...
05:17, 09/14/2019

14 more rejected students sue universities, mastermind of admissions scheme Fourteen more students whose applications were rejected by schools tied to the college admissions scandal have filed a class-action lawsuit.        ...
04:00, 06/19/2019

Richard Carranza slams parents who question admissions changes Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza vowed Wednesday to remake admissions to the city’s specialized high schools to enroll more black and Latino students — and got hearty cheers from nearly every member of the City Council’s education committee. Carra...
12:51, 05/02/2019

No, this AI can’t finish your sentence The New York Times wrote in November that Google's Bert natural language model can finish your sentences, but this week, the Allen Institute for Artificial Intelligence argues it's not so and that machines still cannot really reason....
22:00, 05/22/2019

Meet the posh billionaire family entangled in admissions scam The Chinese Stanford student whose parents paid $6.5 million to a crooked college fixer for securing her spot at the top school comes from a family of Bentley-driving billionaires who sent her to posh British boarding schools. But Yusi “Molly&#...
01:51, 05/04/2019

Oral Roberts University settles U.S. claim it violated admissions incentive ban Oral Roberts University agreed to pay $303,502 to resolve allegations it illegally compensated a recruiter with a share of tuition the school received by enrolling recruited students, the U.S. Department of Justice said on Wednesday....
21:51, 06/05/2019

‘Kids Need a Good Start’: Readers Debate Admissions at Elite N.Y.C. Schools The drop in black and Hispanic student admissions to New York’s specialized high schools led to an impassioned discussion among readers with personal experiences at them....
00:00, 06/06/2019

Ex-Arizona assistant gets 3-month sentence A judge has sentenced Emanuel "Book" Richardson, a former assistant basketball coach at the University of Arizona, to three months in prison for his role in a college hoops corruption scandal....
20:17, 06/06/2019

Man gets death sentence for killing daughter and her mom COLUMBUS, Ohio — A man convicted of fatally stabbing his 4-year-old daughter and her mother outside their Ohio home has been sentenced to death. Twenty-six-year-old Kristofer Garrett was sentenced Wednesday in Columbus on aggravated murder charges in...
17:34, 09/12/2019

Sandy Alderson has just one sentence for the Wilpons Sandy Alderson spent eight years with the Mets. He only needed seven words to sum up his time working for the Wilpons. “I appreciate the opportunity they gave me,” Alderson said in an interview with the New York Times. Alderson, who stepped down as g...
21:34, 05/28/2019

Trump considering commuting sentence of Rod Blagojevich WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump says he’s “very strongly” considering commuting the sentence of former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich, who is serving a 14-year prison term on multiple federal corruption convictions. Trump suggested more than a yea...
17:51, 08/08/2019

Report: The Admissions Side Door May Have Been Open For UCLA Applicants With Influential Connections The college admissions cheating scandal revealed the details of a formalized process for jamming the failchildren of wealthy and prominent families into otherwise credible and prestigious universities, using an expensive “side door” for parents whose...
06:17, 07/23/2019

Poll says majority of voters oppose de Blasio’s high school admissions plan A poll commissioned by a group opposed to Mayor Bill de Blasio’s specialized high school admissions plan found that 56 percent of respondents favored the current single-test system, the organization said Friday. Education Equity, which wants to...
22:17, 05/31/2019

State Senate won’t back de Blasio plan to overhaul high school admissions Mayor Bill de Blasio’s controversial plan to scrap the single admissions test that determines entry into the city’s specialized high schools is dead this year, a key state senator said Tuesday. “The Senate has a number of priorities to finish this se...
02:17, 06/19/2019

Sentence next for ex-Michigan trooper in teen's death A former Michigan state trooper is facing a prison sentence for involuntary manslaughter for firing a Taser at a Detroit teenager who crashed an all-terrain vehicle and died....
09:17, 05/13/2019

Charlottesville white supremacist gets second life sentence James Fields Jr. was convicted on state charges over the death of Heather Heyer and causing dozens of injuries. He had avoided the death penalty by pleading guilty to hate crime charges....
02:51, 07/16/2019

Trump Suggests He’s Likely to Commute Sentence of Rod Blagojevich Mr. Trump told reporters of the plans after a day of highly critical news coverage as he traveled to the sites of mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton, Ohio, that left 31 dead....
11:17, 08/08/2019

Former CIA Agent Gets 20-Year Sentence For Spying For China An ex-CIA officer was sentenced to 20 years in prison Friday for spying for China in a case called part of an "alarming trend" in the US intelligence community....
06:34, 05/18/2019

Sentence next for ex-Michigan trooper in teen’s death DETROIT (AP) — A former Michigan state trooper is facing a prison sentence for involuntary manslaughter for firing a Taser at a Detroit teenager who crashed an all-terrain vehicle and died. Mark Bessner quit the state police after the 2017 incident. ...
06:34, 05/13/2019

Texas man gets life sentence for abduction of 2 sisters AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A man accused of fatally beating a Central Texas woman and kidnapping her daughters has been sentenced to life in federal prison. Forty-five-year-old Terry Allen Miles was convicted in February of several charges, including two c...
21:34, 05/21/2019

Gimelstob says he will resign from ATP board after assault sentence Former player Justin Gimelstob will step down from the ATP board of directors and will not seek re-election after being sentenced following a felony battery charge, the New York Times quoted him as saying on Wednesday....
19:00, 05/01/2019

Man wants new sentence in teen’s rape, murder, dismemberment DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A man sentenced to death for raping, strangling and dismembering his girlfriend’s 14-year-old daughter has asked a judge to instead give him a life term. Jacob Sullivan pleaded guilty to first-degree murder and other offe...
16:17, 06/13/2019

Commutation of Blagojevich prison sentence on hold The potential commutation of former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich's federal prison sentence has been put on hold amid White House officials' fears of public pushback, sources say. ...
03:17, 08/13/2019

Gimelstob to resign from ATP board after assault sentence "Former player Justin Gimelstob will step down from the ATP board of directors and will not seek re-election after being sentenced following a felony battery charge, the New York Times quoted him as saying on Wednesday."...
18:17, 05/01/2019

Chicago 'car bomber' sentence to be handed down Monday Nearly 7 years after pressing the detonator on what he thought was a 1,000-pound car bomb outside a Chicago bar that would level the block and kill hundreds of people, Adel Daoud will learn his fate when he is sentenced in federal court Monday aftern...
19:51, 05/06/2019

Man who harassed MP Anna Soubry given suspended sentence Pro-Brexit protester James Goddard, who admitted harassment after calling the MP Anna Soubry a Nazi outside the Houses of Parliament, has been given a suspended sentence....
18:34, 07/22/2019

Man gets life sentence for killing Spanish golfer The man who killed a former Iowa State University golfer from Spain has been sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole. A judge on Friday pronounced the mandatory sentence against 22-year-old Collin Richards. (Aug. 23)  ...
09:17, 08/24/2019

A Thousand-Page Novel — Made Up of Mostly One Sentence — Captures How We Think Now Lucy Ellmann’s “Ducks, Newburyport,” follows the thoughts of an Ohio woman as they range from politics to laundry to environmental disaster to lost earrings....
06:00, 09/04/2019

Prosecutors to appeal would-be bomber’s 16-year sentence CHICAGO (AP) — Federal prosecutors plan to appeal the 16-year prison sentence given to a man for trying to kill hundreds of people by detonating what he thought was a car bomb outside a crowded Chicago bar in 2012. Prosecutors requested a 40-year sen...
03:51, 06/20/2019

Trump says he may commute sentence of former Illinois governor U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he was seriously considering commuting the prison sentence of former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich....
15:17, 08/08/2019

Trump says he may commute Rod Blagojevich’s prison sentence The former Illinois governor was convicted of trying to sell then-President Barack Obama’s vacated Senate seat, as well as other campaign finance violations....
15:17, 08/08/2019

Jumaane Williams: Admissions test plan sends message ‘your kids are too dumb to pass’ Public Advocate Jumaane Williams on Friday said the city’s push to scrap its single-test admissions system for elite high schools is like “saying your kids are too dumb to pass.” The proposal “makes people believe that their c...
02:17, 05/11/2019

Arizona man gets life sentence for killing, burying couple An Arizona man was sentenced on Monday to life in prison for killing a couple and burying them in his backyard in a 6-foot-deep grave he dug with a borrowed backhoe, his lawyer said....
06:17, 08/20/2019

Don't Use 303 To Give Death Sentence To Spirit Of RTI: Karti Chidambaram Demanding withdrawal of a bill proposing changes in the RTI Act, Congress MP Karti Chidambaram on Monday took a swipe at the government in the Lok Sabha, saying it should not use its "303 to massacre......
06:00, 07/23/2019

Swedish prosecutor will not push for tougher A$AP Rocky sentence A Swedish prosecutor said on Tuesday he would not push for a tougher punishment for U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky who got a suspended sentence for his role in a brawl in Stockholm....
18:17, 08/27/2019

Attorneys seek light sentence for cop who shot 911 caller MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Attorneys for a Minneapolis police officer convicted in the fatal shooting of an unarmed woman are asking a judge for a creative sentence that keeps him out of prison. Mohamed Noor was found guilty in April of murder and manslaught...
10:00, 06/07/2019

One brutal sentence captures what a disaster money in America has become Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images One brutal sentence embodies the bleak state of money in America. "The bottom half of Americans combined have a negative net worth," Ben Steverman wrote in a recent Bloomberg article. This comment is based on the research...
06:51, 05/24/2019

The Latest: Jayme Closs' family satisfied with sentence The latest on the sentencing hearing for a Wisconsin man accused of kidnapping 13-year-old Jayme Closs and killing her parents (all times local): 1:50 p.m. Members of Jayme Closs' family are asking a Wisconsin judge to sentence the man who kidnapped ...
11:00, 05/25/2019

Alesha MacPhail killer allowed to appeal against sentence Aaron Campbell was given minimum term of 27 years for rape and murder of six-year-oldAaron Campbell, the teenager who abducted, raped and murdered six-year-old Alesha MacPhail on the Isle of Bute last July, has been granted leave to appeal against hi...
16:34, 05/14/2019

Bernie Madoff wants Trump to commute his prison sentence Bernie Madoff, the infamous mastermind behind the largest Ponzi scheme in history, is asking President Donald Trump to commute his 150-year prison sentence....
11:34, 07/25/2019

US Rapper A$AP Rocky Gets Suspended Sentence For Assault In Sweden A Stockholm court on Wednesday convicted US rapper A$AP Rocky of assault and gave him a suspended sentence over a street brawl, a case that outraged fans and sparked a diplomatic spat with US......
22:51, 08/14/2019

Life sentence for Missouri man who killed 4 elderly people JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri man has been sentenced to life in prison without parole for killing four elderly people nearly a decade ago. Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt announced the sentence Thursday for Keith Boyles, convicted of f...
23:51, 05/02/2019

Australian cardinal won't fight sentence if he loses appeal An Australian court spokesman says disgraced Catholic cardinal George Pell will not fight for a reduced jail sentence if he fails in his appeal of his conviction for molesting two choirboys in the 1990s....
11:00, 05/27/2019

Australian cardinal won’t fight sentence if he loses appeal An Australian court spokesman says disgraced Catholic cardinal George Pell will not fight for a reduced jail sentence if he fails in his appeal of his conviction for molesting two choirboys in the 1990s...
10:17, 05/27/2019

Julian Assange's 50-Week Jail Sentence Dispropotionate, Says UN United Nations human rights experts voiced concern on Friday at what they called the "disproportionate sentence" of 50 weeks in prison imposed on WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange for skipping bail in......
18:00, 05/03/2019

Man gets 10-year prison sentence for deadly Kansas shooting LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — A man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison in an October 2017 shooting that killed three people and wounded two others in a popular downtown area of a Kansas college town. Prosecutors announced Wednesday that 23-year-old Ahm...
18:17, 05/09/2019

Prison sentence affirmed in malnourished Indiana boy’s death TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — The Indiana Court of Appeals has affirmed an eight-year prison term for a man who pleaded guilty to neglect in the death of a malnourished 9-year-old boy with cerebral palsy. The Tribune-Star reports the decis...
16:17, 06/13/2019

DW contributor Pelin Ünker: Prison sentence overturned In January, Ünker had been sentenced to 13 months in prison for her reporting on offshore companies in Malta as part of the international “Paradise Papers“ investigations....
13:51, 05/08/2019

Judge to announce sentence in Chicago terrorism case CHICAGO (AP) — A federal judge will announce her sentence for a 25-year-old who was arrested in a 2012 FBI terrorism string after trying to ignite what he thought was a real car bomb outside a Chicago bar. The judge’s sentence Monday for Adel D...
05:51, 05/06/2019

California man freed from life prison sentence for joyriding A California man was freed from prison after serving 23 years of his life sentence on a joyriding conviction, including eight years in solitary confinement for possessing a book written by the co-founder of a notorious prison gang....
07:00, 06/05/2019

| US sex trafficking victim freed from life sentence for murder A US trafficking victim serving a life sentence for killing a man who paid her for sex when she was a teenager was released on parole, following a celebrity-backed viral campaign for her freedom....
23:51, 08/08/2019

Ex-Gujarat BJP Lawmaker Given Life Sentence For RTI Activist's Murder A Special CBI Court in Gujarat's Ahmedabad on Thursday sentenced former BJP lawmaker Dinu Bogha Solanki from Gujarat's Saurashtra and six others to life imprisonment for the murder of RTI activist......
21:00, 07/11/2019

Neo-Nazi gets second life sentence in murder of protester in Virginia A Virginia state judge on Monday sentenced a self-professed neo-Nazi to a second life prison term for killing a demonstrator when he drove his car into a crowd protesting against white supremacists in Charlottesville two years ago....
00:17, 07/16/2019

Ex-Minnesota cop who killed bride-to-be proposes ludicrous sentence The former Minnesota cop convicted of fatally shooting an unarmed Australian bride-to-be has proposed a bizarre sentence to “honor” her. Mohamed Noor, 33, filed a motion Wednesday asking a judge to lock him up for weeklong stints that ove...
21:34, 06/06/2019

MS-13 member gets 50-year sentence in brutal LI slay of four teens One of the members of the deadly MS-13 gang who pleaded guilty to taking part in a grisly 2017 ambush killing in which four teens were mutilated and killed has been given a half-century prison sentence. Freiry Martinez, 18, was handed the 50-year sen...
08:34, 09/10/2019

German nurse given second life sentence for murder of 85 patients Niels Högel, who used drugs to cause cardiac arrests, confirmed as country’s worst postwar serial killerA nurse has been handed a second life sentence for the murder of 85 patients in his care, confirming him as the worst serial killer in postwar Ger...
14:17, 06/06/2019

Attorneys for cop who shot 911 caller seek creative sentence MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Attorneys for a Minneapolis police officer convicted of murder in the shooting of an unarmed woman who had called 911 are asking a judge to give him a creative sentence rather than send him to prison. A jury convicted Mohamed Noor ...
00:51, 06/07/2019

Halkbank executive returns to Turkey after serving U.S. sentence A Turkish bank executive who served a 32-month jail sentence in New York for helping evade U.S. sanctions against Iran returned to Istanbul on Wednesday where he was met by his family, bank chief executives and the country's Treasury minister....
15:51, 07/24/2019

Tucson woman awaits sentence in death of 3-year-old son TUCSON – The Tucson woman convicted in the death of her 3-year-old son is expected to be sentenced Monday afternoon. In May, Raquel Barreras was found guilty for first-degree murder and child abuse. The skeletal remains of Barreras’ son, Roman, were ...
00:00, 07/23/2019

The cushy prison where Michael Cohen will serve his sentence Former President Trump lawyer Michael Cohen is scheduled to check in Monday at a federal lockup in Otisville, NY, where he will begin serving a three-year stint for crimes including campaign finance violations tied to hush-money payments made on Trum...
19:17, 05/06/2019

Kentucky man could face death sentence in girl’s killing SCOTTSVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky man could face the death penalty if convicted of murder in the death of a 7-year-old girl. The Glasgow Daily Times reports that a judge denied a motion Friday to exclude death as a possible sentence if Timothy Madde...
00:34, 05/05/2019

Serbia introduces life sentence amid EU criticism Serbian lawmakers have voted to introduce life imprisonment without parole for the gravest criminal acts, despite criticism from the Council of Europe's top human rights official....
21:34, 05/21/2019

Diversity Fail: Admissions Statistics Show That More Than 90% Of Harvard’s Incoming Freshman Class Is Made Up Of Nerds Harvard has made small strides on some measures of diversity in recent years, but there are still certain arenas in which the university is sorely lacking. Case in point: Admissions statistics reveal that more than 90% of Harvard’s incoming freshman ...
13:00, 05/02/2019

Trump has referred to his Wharton degree as ‘super genius stuff.’ An admissions officer recalls it differently. The retired admissions officer, James Nolan, says he got a call on Trump’s behalf from Fred Trump Jr., Donald Trump’s older brother who also happened to be a close friend of Nolan’s....
22:34, 07/08/2019

Judge tells attacker to study Sikhs as part of sentence A judge on Friday ordered an Oregon man to learn about the Sikh religion and submit a report to the court as part of his sentence for an attack on a Sikh shopkeeper in Salem, a civil rights group said....
11:00, 05/25/2019

| Cameroon anglophone separatist leader gets life sentence - lawyers A military court in Cameroon has handed down life sentences to the head of the country's anglophone separatist movement, Julius Sisiku Ayuk Tabe, and nine of his followers, lawyers said....
22:34, 08/20/2019

Russian Woman Who Sought U.S.-Russia Backchannel Gets 18-Month Sentence Maria Butina, the Russian woman who used gun-rights advocacy to establish ties with the National Rifle Association and attempt to influence U.S. policy in favor of the Kremlin, was sentenced to 18 months in prison....
20:34, 04/28/2019

DOJ: Bernie Madoff asked Trump to commute his 150-year sentence Bernie Madoff has asked President Donald Trump to commute his 150-year sentence, which he was given in 2009 for swindling tens of billions of dollars from thousands of people with the largest Ponzi scheme in history....
10:34, 07/25/2019

Can't Suspend Sajjan Kumar's Sentence Without Hearing, Says Supreme Court Cases related to the 1984 anti-Sikh riots are not "ordinary" and it is "very difficult" to pass order suspending the life term sentence awarded to former Congress leader Sajjan Kumar without hearing......
19:51, 08/05/2019

Pakistani army general given life sentence on spying charges Pakistan's army has sentenced a general to life imprisonment for spying and ordered the death penalty for a brigadier and a civilian officer convicted in the same case, a military statement said on Thursday....
21:00, 05/30/2019

Brazil appeals court reduces ex-president Lula's sentence The ruling, broadcast live on the court's YouTube channel, reduces sentence to almost nine years and could mean Lula is eligible for "semi-open" prison later this year....
22:51, 04/28/2019

Paedo who raped his daughter, 14, given light sentence 'because of religious faith' A PAEDO who faced life in prison for raping his 14-year-old daughter was given a lighter sentence because the judge was impressed by his religious faith....
16:17, 05/14/2019

Mom found guilty of murdering boyfriend seeks lighter sentence under new law In a matter of weeks, Poughkeepsie mom Nikki Addimando could become the first person in New York state to receive a lighter murder sentence under a new law that shields survivors of domestic abuse. In April, a jury found Addimando guilty of second-de...
02:34, 09/15/2019

‘MAGA bomber’ lawyers ask judge for 10 years instead of life sentence Attorneys for accused “MAGA bomber” Cesar Sayoc Jr., who faces life behind bars for shipping bomb-like devices to prominent Democrats last year, say that he should receive no more than 10 years and one month in prison for sending what they claim he i...
01:17, 07/23/2019

Judge sparks outrage for no jail time in rape sentence New York court officials say a judge who stoked social media outrage for sentencing a former bus driver to probation in the rape a 14-year-old is getting "numerous vitriolic" phone calls....
01:00, 05/01/2019

Lazio handed suspended sentence of partial stadium closure Lazio has been handed a suspended sentence of a partial stadium closure for one match for their fans' racist abuse against AC Milan        ...
23:17, 04/29/2019

Ben Sasse: Epstein's sentence 'pathetic,' government must 'protect the powerless' Republican Sen. Ben Sasse had strong words for wealthy financier Jeffrey Epstein while appearing on "The Story with Martha MacCallum" Monday, calling his initial sentence absurd and saying the government exists to "protect the powerless."...
06:51, 07/09/2019

A$AP Rocky assault trial: prosecutor calls for six-month sentence US rapper has been in detention since 3 July over incident in Swedish capitalA Swedish prosecutor has demanded that A$AP Rocky serve six months in prison for assault causing actual bodily harm in a case that that has outraged the US rapper’s fans and...
16:51, 08/02/2019

Hong Kong lawmaker gets suspended sentence over 'Occupy' charges Legislator Tanya Chan was handed a suspended sentence on Monday after she was found guilty of inciting public nuisance during the 2014 pro-democracy "Occupy" movement....
10:34, 06/10/2019

‘Broadway Bandit’ got wrist-slap sentence due to cancer diagnosis The bank robber known as the “Broadway Bandit” — who allegedly returned to his life of crime last week, days after getting out of the slammer with a wrist-slap sentence — may have had nothing to lose....
08:17, 05/14/2019

Pakistan's Army General Given Life Sentence On Spying Charges Pakistan's army has sentenced a general to life imprisonment for spying and ordered the death penalty for a brigadier and a civilian officer convicted in the same case, a military statement said on......
23:34, 05/30/2019

Trump calls for 'long' prison sentence for Philadelphia shooter U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday called for the shooter who wounded six police officers amid an hours-long stand off in Philadelphia to get a "long sentence" and said the incident showed authorities need to crack down on street crime....
23:17, 08/15/2019

Prosecutors lower sentence recommendation for Felicity Huffman to 1 month Federal prosecutors in Massachusetts lowered their recommended sentence for actor Felicity Huffman to one month on Friday for her guilty plea in a college admissions scandal....
02:17, 09/07/2019

Alabama man who served 36 years of a life sentence for stealing $50 to be freed Alvin Kennard was imprisoned in 1983 with a disproportionately harsh sentence under the ‘three strikes law’A man from Alabama who was sentenced to life without parole after stealing $50.75 from a bakery in his 20s is to be released after more than th...
09:51, 08/30/2019

Alabama man who served 36 years of life sentence for $50 robbery to be freed Alvin Kennard imprisoned without parole for first degree robbery under ‘three strikes law’A man from Alabama who was sentenced to life without parole after robbing a bakery of $50.75 in his 20s is to be released after more than three decades in priso...
13:51, 08/30/2019

Nurse raped by Met Pc: I'm serving a life sentence in recovery A nurse who was drugged and raped by a Metropolitan police officer during a Tinder date in Antigua today broke her silence and said she is "serving a life sentence in recovery"....
18:34, 07/15/2019

Trump Is Absolutely Going to Commute Disgraced Politician Rod Blagojevich’s Sentence—and Here’s Why It’s hard to remember a time when there was a politician arguably more corrupt than the current president, but that time was 2008, and the man was former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich....
22:51, 08/08/2019

US Sex Trafficking Victim Freed From Life Sentence After Viral Campaign A US trafficking victim serving a life sentence for killing a man who paid her for sex when she was a teenager was released on parole Wednesday, following a celebrity-backed viral campaign for her......
03:51, 08/08/2019

Fake claims of child abuse by UK elite get 18-year sentence A man who falsely claimed he was abused by members of a pedophile ring at the heart of the British government has been sentenced to 18 years in prison...
20:17, 07/26/2019

Judge delays sentence for ‘The Bachelor’ star in Iowa crash INDEPENDENCE, Iowa (AP) — A judge has delayed sentencing for former “The Bachelor” star Chris Soules for leaving the scene of a fatal 2017 accident. The decision comes after Judge Andrea Dryer ruled Tuesday that she will disregard letters...
23:17, 05/21/2019

Not Surprisingly, It's Bad News When The Words "Orioles" And "Dingers" And "Record" Appear In The Same Sentence Home runs are up across baseball. The woeful Baltimore Orioles will not be the only team whose pitchers give up what in previous eras would’ve been considered nauseating dinger totals. Still, statistics like this, courtesy of Eddie Matz of ESPN, cont...
04:51, 05/22/2019

Fest drops Peter Yarrow over ‘indecent liberties’ sentence A music festival has disinvited folk singer Peter Yarrow of Peter, Paul and Mary over his 1970 jail sentence for indecent liberties with a 14-year-old girl...
20:00, 07/03/2019

Bernie Madoff asks Trump to commute 150-year sentence Bernie Madoff has asked President Donald Trump to commute his 150-year sentence, which he was given in 2009 for swindling tens of billions of dollars from thousands of people with the largest Ponzi scheme in history....
18:00, 07/25/2019

Druglord ''El Chapo'' Awaits Life Imprisonment Sentence By US Judge After a run as one of the world's most powerful and notorious criminals, Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman is expected to be sentenced to life in prison when he appears in a New York courtroom on Wednesday....
13:34, 07/17/2019

Twenty year sentence for Florida man who sent explosives to Trump critics A Florida man who mailed pipes filled with explosives to prominent Democrats and critics of U.S. President Donald Trump was sentenced to 20 years in prison on Monday....
01:17, 08/06/2019

Rapper Meek Mill to appeal sentence that drew activists' ire Rapper Meek Mill on Tuesday will appeal a Pennsylvania judge's decision to sentence him to up to four years in prison for probation violations in a case that criminal justice reform advocates say illustrates racial bias in the system....
14:17, 07/16/2019

Mexican president calls El Chapo’s life sentence ‘inhumane’ Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador on Thursday blasted Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman’s life sentence as “inhumane” — echoing comments made by the convicted druglord himself. “A sentence for life in a hostile jail”...
03:17, 07/19/2019

Charlottesville: white supremacist gets life sentence for fatal car attack James Alex Fields Jr drove a car into a crowd of protestersWhite supremacist had attended far-right rally in Virginia cityA federal judge imposed a life sentence on the self-described neo-Nazi who killed Heather Heyer by crashing his car into a crowd...
22:00, 06/28/2019

Pamela Smart seeks reduced sentence in husband's death Pamela Smart is again asking for a chance at freedom nearly three decades after she was sentenced to life in prison without parole for recruiting her teenage lover to kill her husband in New Hampshire, a scandal that inspired a movie starring Nicole ...
07:34, 05/15/2019

Pak Must Review Kulbhushan Jadhav's Death Sentence, Says World Court ICJ Pakistan must review the death sentence of Kulbhushan Jadhav, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) ruled today, granting New Delhi consular access to the retired navy officer in a huge win for......
17:17, 07/17/2019

US Man Challenges 76-Year Murder Sentence, Says Witness "Legally Blind" Ronald Moore was in the back seat of a car on a June night in 2011, court records say, when the car started to overheat. His younger brother, Rondell Moore, pulled into a BP gas station parking lot in......
10:00, 05/15/2019

Judge gives reputed Bonanno boss stiff sentence for racketeering Sometimes it really sucks being the captain — especially in the mafia. Joseph “Joe Valet” Sabella, a Bonanno capo who pleaded guilty to racketeering conspiracy has been sentenced to more than seven years in federal prison after a judge said he...
00:17, 07/19/2019

White House to unveil sweeping overhaul of immigration system, including merit-based admissions, officials say The White House is set to unveil a sweeping new plan that would radically transform the makeup of immigrants in the United States, ending the visa lottery program and implementing a comprehensive merit-based admissions procedure, three senior adminis...
00:00, 05/16/2019

Filling Oreo With Toothpaste Earns YouTube Prankster a Jail Sentence A Spanish court gave Kanghua Ren, known as ReSet, a 15-month prison term and ordered him to pay his victim, a homeless man in Barcelona, about $22,300 in compensation....
23:34, 06/02/2019

Alice Johnson, Great-grandmother who had sentence commuted by Trump, 'knew that God was going to get me out' In an exclusive interview with Ainsley Earhardt that aired on Fox News Sunday, Alice Johnson said that her faith in God got her through her long prison stretch and gave her hope that one day she would get her freedom back....
09:00, 05/20/2019

Child porn conviction leads to 15 years prison sentence for Arizona man TUCSON – Authorities say a Surprise man is headed to prison after he was convicted on child pornography charges. Raymond Luis Peltier, 43, was sentenced to fifteen years behind bars after being convicted on felony charges of Sexual Exploitation...
07:17, 06/08/2019

French Prosecutors Seek Suspended Prison Sentence For Saudi Princess French prosecutors said on Tuesday they were pushing for a six-month suspended prison sentence for the king of Saudi Arabia's daughter, as she went on trial in absentia in a case involving the beating......
01:00, 07/10/2019

Iran court upholds Iranian's death sentence for killing U.S. woman Iran's supreme court has upheld the death sentence of an Iranian man for killing an American woman seven years ago to steal her car, the state-run daily Iran reported on Saturday....
12:51, 05/18/2019

Cyntoia Brown released from prison after 15 years of life sentence served Cyntoia Brown — the woman who claimed she killed a man when she was a sex trafficking victim and was later sentenced to life in prison — was released on Wednesday after 15 years served....
22:17, 08/07/2019

Lawyers for officer who shot, killed Minnesota woman ask for unusual sentence Attorneys for a Minneapolis police officer convicted of murder after he shot and killed an unarmed woman who had called 911 asked a judge Thursday to forgo a prison sentence in lieu of an unusual arrangement: they propose he'd report to jail for a we...
07:00, 06/07/2019

3 Guilty Of Kathua 8-Year-Old's Rape, Murder Get Life Sentence: 10 Facts Three men will spend life in jail for an eight-year-old girl's gang-rape, torture and killing in Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua last year, a case that shocked and disturbed the entire country with the......
15:00, 06/10/2019

Child rapist gets 50-year sentence; woman and children had walked in on attack A Portland, Ore., man will spend the next half-century behind bars following his sentencing Friday in the decade-long sexual abuse of a young girl, according to reports....
13:17, 08/25/2019

After Strongly Suggesting He May Commute Blagojevich’s Sentence, Trump Says Matter Is Under Review Mr. Trump told reporters of the plans after a day of highly critical news coverage as he traveled to the sites of mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton, Ohio, that left 31 dead....
03:17, 08/09/2019

Judge vacates federal death sentence in 1994 Texas case HOUSTON (AP) — A judge has vacated the federal death sentence for an Arkansas man convicted of killing a 16-year-old Texas girl in 1994, concluding the inmate can’t be put to death because he’s intellectually disabled. Attorneys for Bruce...
21:51, 06/20/2019

Real Housewives' Luann de Lesseps Completes Probation Sentence After Arrest UPDATE: Real Housewives of New York City star Luann de Lesseps is officially off probation. "The maximum expiration date of Luann de Lesseps probation period expires today, August 28,......
02:17, 08/29/2019

Pamela Smart again asks for reduced sentence for 1990 murder plot CONCORD, N.H. — Pamela Smart is again asking for a chance at freedom nearly three decades after she was sentenced to life in prison without parole for recruiting her teenage lover to kill her husband in New Hampshire, a scandal that inspired a movie ...
09:51, 05/15/2019

Swedish court convicts U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky of assault, suspends sentence A Swedish court convicted U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky of assault and handed down a suspended sentence on Wednesday following a high-profile trial that led President Donald Trump to question the fairness of Sweden's legal system....
14:51, 08/14/2019

Jayme Closs: man gets life sentence for kidnapping teen and killing her parents Jake Patterson pleaded guilty in March to intentional homicide and kidnapping, after Closs was held for 88 daysA Wisconsin man was sentenced on Friday to life in prison for kidnapping 13-year-old Jayme Closs and killing her parents in a case that mys...
03:51, 05/25/2019

Michigan man handed 60-day prison sentence after poisoning ex-wife's coffee during divorce A Michigan man was handed a 60-day prison sentence after he was caught on camera repeatedly poisoning his ex-wife's morning cup of joe during a bitter divorce....
20:51, 08/02/2019

Man guilty in Charlottesville attack seeks mercy as life sentence nears The self-avowed white supremacist who plowed his car into counterdemonstrators opposing a white nationalist rally in Virginia two years ago, killing one person and injuring dozens, has asked a judge for mercy and a sentence shorter than life in priso...
09:17, 06/23/2019

W.Va judge denies reduced sentence in elder abuse death case HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia judge has doubled down on the 40-year sentence he gave a man in the fatal beating of an incapacitated 73-year-old man who was under his care. News outlets report Judge Christopher D. Chiles denied 32-year-old ...
17:17, 06/24/2019

Convicted murderer, 77, given life sentence for stabbing he committed after deemed 'too old to be a threat' A 77-year-old deemed 'too old to be a threat' was sentenced to life in prison on Friday for fatally stabbing a woman in front of her children, four decades after he was convicted of a nearly identical crime....
02:00, 08/11/2019

American gets life sentence for smuggling opioids from China and using ‘dark web’ to spread them across US A jury in federal court reached a guilty verdict on several felony charges against a man in Utah accused of running and maintaining a pill-pressing operation that distributed fentanyl-laced opioids across the country....
19:17, 08/31/2019

Anti-vaxx movement for pets is a ‘death sentence,’ vets warn The anti-vaccination movement has gone to the dogs — prompting concerned veterinarians to warn pet owners are sentencing their pups “to death.” Vets around the country say they are seeing increased cases of pet owners influenced by anti-v...
02:00, 05/23/2019

Creepy Uber driver who groped sleeping passenger gets 3-year sentence It’ll be three years in prison for an Uber driver who kidnapped a female passenger he picked up in Midtown, allegedly groping her after she passed out, and then dumping her off in Connecticut without her phone while racking up a $1,047 fare. Harbir P...
05:00, 06/25/2019

Victim pushed on to Tube tracks hails life sentence for his attacker Former Eurotunnel chairman Sir Robert Malpas today said "justice has finally been served" after a man who pushed him off a Tube platform was jailed for life....
15:34, 06/25/2019

Indonesian court commutes Frenchman's death sentence for drugs to 19 years An Indonesian court on Friday commuted the death sentence of a French national convicted of drug smuggling to 19 years in prison, a court official said, because the judge said he had shown remorse....
13:17, 08/02/2019

South Carolina man, 37, gets life sentence for impregnating 10-year-old girl, officials say A 37-year-old South Carolina man was sentenced to life in prison on Wednesday after raping and impregnating a 10-year-old girl while she watched cartoons, officials said....
06:51, 08/09/2019

Illinois moves to disbar former Gov. Rod Blagojevich as Trump mulls commuting sentence Illinois officials are seeking to disbar former Gov. Rod Blagojevich as he waits in a federal prison in Colorado for news on whether President Trump will commute his 14-year sentence on corruption charges....
03:17, 08/15/2019

James Alex Fields Jr. gets second life sentence for killing Heather Heyer An Ohio man received a second life sentence Monday for driving his car into a crowd full of counterprotesters during a Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville, Va., in 2017....
01:51, 07/16/2019

Mexico president calls 'El Chapo' sentence inhumane, vows better society Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on Thursday called the jail conditions of drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman inhumane, while vowing to bring down violence stemming from drug violence by create a society less obsessed with material weal...
21:34, 07/18/2019

UN court increases sentence of former Bosnian-Serb leader to life imprisonment A United Nations appeals court on Wednesday increased the 40-year sentence initially imposed on Radovan Karadžić, former leader of the Republika Srpksa region of Bosnia and head of the Bosnian-Serb Army, to life imprisonment....
19:51, 04/28/2019

Australian model avoids U.S. prison sentence after fracas on international flight An Australian model who was found guilty of assault after a fracas on a flight from Melbourne to Los Angeles avoided prison when she was sentenced in U.S. court on Monday....
03:17, 07/16/2019

Silk Road site admin extradited to US hit with 78-month prison sentence Irish man Gary Davis, also known as “Libertas,” has been sentenced to 78 months in prison for helping to run the now defunct Silk Road website on the dark web. The Irish national, who was extradited to the US in July last year, was arrested in Januar...
16:51, 07/26/2019

Mexican drug kingpin 'El Chapo' draws life sentence in US prison While expressing no remorse, Mexican drug kingpin and escape artist Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman was sentenced Wednesday to life behind bars in a U.S. prison....
23:34, 07/17/2019

‘Bitcoin playboy’ given suspended jail sentence for cryptocurrency publicity stunt The “Bitcoin playboy” that made it rain money over one of Hong-Kong‘s poorest neighborhoods has been handed a suspended prison sentence for the stunt. Wong Ching-kit, also known as “Coin Young Master,” fessed up to the stunt and accepted charges for ...
13:51, 07/22/2019

How will Felicity Huffman's 14-day prison sentence affect Lori Loughlin's case? Now that Felicity Huffman is going to prison, what's next for Lori Loughlin, who pleaded not guilty to similar charges in the college admissions cheating scandal?        ...
00:51, 09/17/2019

John Legend opposes Felicity Huffman's sentence: 'We don't need to lock people up for' this "And no one in our nation will benefit from the 14 days an actress will serve for cheating in college admissions," wrote John Legend, referring to Felicity Huffman.        ...
00:51, 09/17/2019

Mexican president calls El Chapo’s life sentence in US jail ‘inhumane’ Andrés Manuel López Obrador also vowed to bring down violence stemming from drug violencePresident Andrés Manuel López Obrador of Mexico has called the jail conditions of drug lord Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán inhumane, while vowing to bring down violen...
01:00, 07/19/2019

John Legend on Felicity Huffman prison sentence: 'No one in our nation will benefit' Singer and criminal justice reform activist John Legend spoke out about actress Felicity Huffman's 14-day prison sentence for her role in the college admissions scandal....
19:34, 09/15/2019

Man convicted in 1987 killing of young couple gets life sentence 3 decades later William Talbott II received two consecutive life terms for the 1987 killings of an 18-year-old woman and her 20-year-old boyfriend.        ...
07:51, 07/25/2019

"Inhumane": Mexico President On Drug Lord El Chapo's Jail Sentence Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on Thursday called the jail conditions of drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman inhumane, while vowing to bring down violence stemming from drug violence by......
05:51, 07/19/2019

UN expert condemns new sentence for jailed Venezuelan judge as ‘another instance of reprisal’ Maria Lourdes Afiuni, a jailed Venezuelan judge arrested ten years ago, has been slapped with a further five-year sentence, prompting a UN human rights expert to express his “grave concern”, describing the further punishment as an act of “reprisal ag...
18:34, 04/28/2019

Ex-judge goes limp, is dragged off to serve jail sentence after courtroom drama After the jail sentence was imposed, Hunter went limp and was pulled out of the courtroom by a deputy.        ...
15:17, 07/23/2019

Tucson woman gets ‘natural life’ sentence for starving 3-year-old son to death TUCSON – The mother who allegedly starved her son to death in 2014 received a natural life sentence in connection to the case Monday afternoon. Back in 2014, the skeletal remains of Raquel Barreras’ 3-year-old son, Roman were found by a landlor...
00:00, 07/23/2019

Read Felicity Huffman's full, emotional statement about her 14-day prison sentence Actress Felicity Huffman was sentenced Friday to 14 days in prison for her role in the college admissions scandal. Read her full statement here.        ...
00:51, 09/17/2019

Pakistan ordered to review death sentence of Indian accused of spying The International Court of Justice (ICJ) has ordered Pakistan to review and reconsider a death sentence handed down to a former Indian Navy officer convicted of spying....
10:34, 07/18/2019

Dean Saunders bailed: Former Liverpool striker freed from jail one day into 10-week sentence Former Liverpool striker Dean Saunders has been freed from jail one day into a 10-week sentence for failing to provide a breath specimen when stopped by police while driving....
14:17, 08/30/2019

Kulbhushan Jadhav's Death Sentence Stayed, India Granted Consular Access Kulbhushan Jadhav Case Verdict Updates: The International Court of Justice today ruled in favour to India in the case of former Navy officer Kulbhushan Jadhav who had been sentenced to death by a......
17:17, 07/17/2019

El Chapo appeals life sentence for decades-long reign over drug cartel Mexican drug lord Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzman is appealing his sentence of life plus 30 years for his decades-long reign over the Sinaloa cartel. Defense lawyer Marc Fernich filed the notice of appeal to the US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit o...
01:17, 07/23/2019

James Fields, who plowed his car through a crowd at 2017 Charlottesville rally, gets second life sentence The man who plowed his car through a crowd of counterprotesters at a "Unite the Right" rally in Charlottesville two years ago, leaving a woman dead, was sentenced to life in prison by a Virginia state judge Monday....
01:00, 07/16/2019

Military jury weighs sentence for U.S. Navy SEAL for posing with dead prisoner A military jury was set to decide on Wednesday whether to punish a U.S. Navy SEAL platoon leader who was acquitted of murdering a captured Islamic State fighter but convicted of unlawfully posing for pictures with the detainee's dead body....
12:51, 07/03/2019

U.S.-born South Korea celebrity receives prison sentence in drug case Robert Holley, a naturalized Korean citizen from the United States and TV personality, was given a suspended prison sentence Wednesday in a local court's ruling on his drug case....
15:17, 08/28/2019

Michael Cohen Heads to Prison to Begin His Sentence for Trump Hush-Money (NEW YORK) — Michael Cohen, the former lawyer, media attack dog and all-around fixer for President Donald Trump, is scheduled to begin serving a three-year prison sentence Monday for crimes including campaign finance violations related to hush-...
07:17, 05/06/2019

‘Life sentence of pain’: Mass shooting survivor now has lead poisoning from bullets A woman who survived a 2007 mass shooting in Utah said she now has lead poisoning from 300 shotgun pellets still in her body, leaving her with debilitating headaches, nausea and other serious health problems....
00:00, 08/10/2019

American woman who helped ISIS will only serve 18 months of 4-year prison sentence A U.S. judge sentenced an American woman who pleaded guilty to helping recruit Islamic State fighters to a four-year prison term on Wednesday -- a sentence prosecutors argue is “exceedingly low” after she admitted she double-crossed prosecutors. ...
19:00, 06/27/2019

Top Civil Rights Groups Will Help Crystal Mason Appeal Her 5-Year Sentence for Trying to Vote It was a case so unfair, it quickly became a go-to talking point to illuminate the criminal justice system’s deep racial inequities: Crystal Mason, a 44-year-old Texas woman was sentenced to five years in jail for unknowingly casting an illegal ballo...
01:00, 05/14/2019

McCain, Behar clash over Sanders using abortion to fight climate change: 'Can I say a sentence?' "View" hosts Meghan McCain and Joy Behar had some tense moments on Friday's show as the two disagreed about Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., indicating he would support abortion as part of his plan to fight climate change....
18:51, 09/06/2019

Oklahoma man who installed secret cameras in ‘staggering’ number of homes gets life sentence A man who pleaded guilty to installing secret cameras in a “staggering” number of homes in Oklahoma County while working for a security company over the last five years was given a life sentence Wednesday, according to a report....
13:34, 08/22/2019

WikiLeaks' Julian Assange given 50-week jail sentence for skipping bail The 47-year-old Australian sought asylum in Ecuador's London embassy in June 2012 to avoid extradition to Sweden over sex assault allegations.        ...
13:00, 05/01/2019

Chaos erupts as former judge Tracie Hunter is dragged off to serve 6-month sentence After the jail sentence was imposed, Hunter went limp and was pulled out of the courtroom by a deputy.        ...
03:00, 07/23/2019

French court hands Saudi princess suspended sentence over beaten worker In the latest blow to the Saudi Salman dynasty, Princess Hassa bint Salman was found guilty in Paris for her complicity in a violent attack against a plumber in her luxury French apartment....
18:34, 09/12/2019

Read Felicity Huffman's full, emotional statement about her 14-day prison sentence Actress Felicity Huffman was sentenced Friday to 14 days in prison for her role in the college admissions scandal. Read her full statement here.        ...
19:34, 09/14/2019

Cardinal George Pell will not seek reduced sentence if court upholds conviction Pell is returning to court to fight his sexual abuse conviction but will not appeal his six-year prison termDisgraced Cardinal George Pell will not seek a reduced sentence if the court of appeal upholds his conviction for sexually abusing two Melbour...
12:17, 05/27/2019

Anthony Weiner Has Completed His Prison Sentence, Hopes ‘to Live a Life of Integrity’ (NEW YORK) — Former Rep. Anthony Weiner left a New York City halfway house on Tuesday after completing his prison sentence for illicit online contact with a 15-year-old girl. “It’s good to be out,” the disgraced former congres...
22:34, 05/14/2019

India’s ‘dosa king’ to begin life sentence for murder of love rival Restaurant tycoon P Rajagopal turns himself in after losing last-ditch attempt to avoid jailThe trailblazing Indian founder of a global restaurant chain has surrendered to a court after losing a last-ditch attempt to avoid a life sentence for murderi...
17:17, 07/09/2019

Kulbhushan Jadhav: UN court orders Pakistan to review Indian 'spy' death sentence The International Court of Justice (ICJ) has ordered Pakistan to review the death penalty for the former Indian navy commander. New Delhi had complained of an unfair trial and sought the ICJ's intervention....
18:00, 07/17/2019

Federal prosecutors ask appeals court to uphold Tsarnaev conviction and death sentence Federal prosecutors Thursday urged the 1st US Circuit Court of Appeals to reject Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's request for an appeal, and uphold his conviction and death sentence....
15:17, 06/28/2019

World court orders review of Pakistan death sentence for Indian convicted of spying The World Court on Wednesday ordered Pakistan to review the death penalty given in 2017 to former Indian navy commander Kulbhushan Sudhir Jadhav who was convicted of being a spy, a document published on the court's website showed....
18:34, 07/17/2019

Mother of five children killed by their father stuns courtroom by asking jury to not sentence her ex-husband to death LEXINGTON, S.C. (AP) — Mother of five children killed by their father stuns courtroom by asking jury to not sentence her ex-husband to death....
21:17, 06/11/2019

YouTube star Austin Jones gets 10-year sentence after asking minors to send him lewd videos A former YouTube star with a large teenage following was sentenced in Chicago federal court to 10 years in prison for coercing six girls to send him sexually explicit videos.        ...
06:17, 05/06/2019

U.S. judge blasts drug lord El Chapo's 'overwhelming evil,' imposes life sentence Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, the Mexican drug lord who twice escaped maximum-security prisons in that country, will spend the rest of his life in a U.S. penitentiary, a federal judge said on Wednesday after accusing him of "overwhelming evil."...
19:17, 07/17/2019

A$AP Rocky avoids threat of harsher sentence as prosecutor decides not to appeal assault ruling Swedish prosecutors will not appeal the conditional sentence for assault handed to A$AP Rocky earlier this month, meaning the US rapper will avoid the threat of a harsher ruling....
06:51, 08/28/2019

Judge vacates Arkansas man's death sentence in 1994 kidnap, murder of Texas girl A federal judge in Indiana Thursday threw out the federal death sentence for an Arkansas man convicted of kidnapping and murdering a 16-year-old Texas girl in 1994, ruling the man's intellectual disability precluded execution....
00:17, 06/21/2019

Right-wing comedian’s prison sentence sparks free-speech debate in Bolsonaro’s Brazil The line between offensive and criminally offensive has become a central issue in Brazil today, as the nation’s institutions — including its new president — test the boundaries of the freedom of expression....
20:34, 05/15/2019

Bahrain court refuses to grant jailed activist Rajab a non-custodial sentence - lawyer A Bahraini court has refused to grant the jailed human rights activist Nabeel Rajab a non-custodial sentence instead of the jail terms he currently serving, his lawyer said on Monday....
17:00, 05/06/2019

American man who reportedly stored his wife's remains in cooler gets 9-year sentence for child pornography A U.S. judge sentenced a man who was discovered in a Kansas storage unit with his two children and wife’s dismembered body to a nine-year prison sentence-- a sentence unrelated to his wife’s death. ...
05:34, 06/29/2019

Trump tweets White House staff is 'reviewing the possibility' of commuting Blagojevich's sentence President Donald Trump tweeted on Thursday that his staff continues to review the possibility of commuting the remainder of former Democratic Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich's 14-year prison sentence....
18:01, 08/09/2019

Alex Trebek's shocking progress shows cancer is not always a 'death sentence': Dr. Nicole Saphier Revered 'Jeopardy!' host Alex Trebek provided an update on his stage four pancreatic cancer this week, prompting Fox News medical contributor Dr. Nicole Saphier to reveal that technological advances in cancer treatment have allowed the diagnoses to b...
06:00, 05/31/2019

New Jersey police officer could get life sentence after driver gunned down during high-speed chase A New Jersey police officer could be spending the rest of his life in prison after being charged with shooting and killing a driver and wounding a passenger during a wild chase caught on video....
23:00, 05/22/2019

YouTube star who gave toothpaste-filled Oreo to homeless man gets 15-month jail sentence A YouTube star who pranked a homeless man by filling an Oreo cookie with toothpaste was sentenced on Friday to 15-months in prison and now owes $22,300 to his victim....
03:51, 06/03/2019

Mexican president denounces drug kingpin 'El Chapo' life sentence and 'inhumane' jail conditions Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador denounced the life sentence a U.S. judge handed down to drug kingpin Joaquin Guzman, who was extradited last year....
22:51, 07/19/2019

Jersey Shore Cast Says Their Bond With Mike ''The Situation'' Sorrentino Has ''Grown Stronger'' During Prison Sentence Gearing up for the third season of Jersey Shore Family Vacation, the cast dazzled at the 2019 MTV Movie & TV Awards. Notably, Jenni "JWoww" Farley, Deena Nicole Cortese,......
02:34, 06/18/2019

Doomsday cult leader who held 400 captive, beat them to 'drive out evil spirits,' gets 6-year sentence The leader of a South Korean doomsday cult who held about 400 followers captive in Fiji and subjected them to violence aimed at driving out evil spirits was sentenced to six years in prison Monday, officials said....
19:51, 07/31/2019

One in four Oxford places set for poorest students by 2023 as university announces 'sea change' in admissions One in four new students at Oxford will be from the UK's poorest backgrounds by 2023 following a "sea-change" in admissions, the university has announced....
07:00, 05/21/2019

Mom from China who paid $6.5M to Rick Singer says Stanford daughter a 'victim' of admissions scam The families of Yusi Zhao and Sherry Guo are not named in the Varsity Blues college admissions case, but both allegedly paid millions to Rick Singer.        ...
22:17, 05/03/2019

85 patient murders: Germany's worst serial killer, nurse Niels Hoegel, gets life sentence Former nurse Niels Hoegel liked putting patients into cardiac arrest because he enjoyed the feeling of being able to resuscitate them.        ...
22:51, 06/06/2019

White supremacist convicted of Charlottesville rally killing asked the judge to reconsider a life sentence because of his young age Michael Dwyer, File via AP Lawyers for white supremacist Alex Fields Jr. argued in a new memo that the judge should reconsider assigning a life sentence because of personal characteristics, including his age. Fields is set to be sentenced June 28 fo...
04:00, 06/24/2019

“Umbrella Movement” activist Joshua Wong has been released from prison in Hong Kong after serving contempt sentence HONG KONG (AP) — “Umbrella Movement” activist Joshua Wong has been released from prison in Hong Kong after serving contempt sentence....
04:51, 06/17/2019

FX scandal: in the spotlight The market tremors from the FX-fixing scandal and subsequent probe – triggering a flurry of fines, litigation cases and prosecutions – is set to reverberate for years to come. Euromoney investigates the fallout for global banks and possible reforms....
22:51, 04/28/2019

VW to get second U.S. monitor after diesel scandal VW has reached an agreement with the EPA that qualifies the company for public-sector contracts in exchange for a new three-year monitoring process....
20:34, 09/02/2019

Another Top EPA Official Is Out Amid Ethics Scandal The mastermind behind the Trump administration’s pro-coal alternative to Obama’s Clean Power Plan is out, reportedly another victim of an ethics scandal....
23:51, 06/26/2019

Serco to pay £22.9m in fines over electronic tag scandal Serco, the outsourcing company, has agreed to pay £22.9m in fines and costs in a settlement with the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) relating to its electronic tagging contract scandal....
13:51, 07/03/2019

In TV ad, VW owns up to emissions scandal to set new EV agenda VW's new TV spot, called “Hello Light,” is backed by the Simon & Garfunkel classic “The Sound of Silence.” It begins with a flashback of news reports of the 2015 scandal....
17:51, 06/05/2019

How One Family Fell Into---and Dug Out of---an Insurance Scandal What happened to 71-year-old Yaeko Nawata and tens of thousands of other Japan Post policyholders has now ballooned into the biggest scandal since the company’s partial privatization a decade ago....
13:51, 09/08/2019

The Jeffrey Epstein scandal - podcast The financier Jeffrey Epstein is back in court on charges of the sex trafficking of minors. Vicky Ward and Ed Pilkington discuss his case. Plus: Aditya Chakrabortty wonders why the French super-rich who promised to donate to Notre Dame haven’t paid u...
06:51, 07/19/2019

Government Watchdog Wants Kellyanne Conway Fired, but Conway Wants That Smoke: 'Let Me Know When the Jail Sentence Starts' Kellyanne Conway is a federal employee. As White House counselor, she is basically a well-paid executive branch federal employee, but a federal employee, nonetheless. So, as a White Walker affirmative-action hire, she isn’t supposed to be bashing Dem...
07:51, 06/14/2019

Airport closure is 'death sentence' for thousands of sick civilians in Yemen The closure of the airport in Yemen's capital, Sanaa, has prevented thousands of sick civilians from traveling abroad for urgent medical treatment.        ...
19:17, 08/06/2019

Boris Johnson 'to stop criminals being freed after serving half their sentence' PM announces extension of stop-and-search powers for police Mr Johnson promises tougher sentences for violent criminals He also plans to change rules that automatically see some prisoners freed after serving half their sentences More measures to tack...
01:00, 09/03/2019

Austria goes on a law-passing spree after 'Ibizagate' scandal Austria's parliament has taken advantage of a weak caretaker government to pass long-awaited reforms. However, not everyone is happy with the speed and the cost of these news measures....
23:34, 07/05/2019

Accused of cheating: another immigration scandal? – podcast Amelia Gentleman discusses the immigration scandal in which the Home Office has accused 34,000 international students of cheating in English language tests. And: Magid Magid, the 29-year old lord mayor of Sheffield, who is stepping down to run as a G...
16:17, 05/01/2019

Contaminated blood scandal: Could some deaths have been prevented? Campaigners are giving evidence to an inquiry into the haemophilia treatments that infected thousands of people with HIV and hepatitis C in the 1970s and 80s...
21:17, 05/21/2019

Panama votes with Odebrecht scandal looming Voters are angry about a massive graft scandal involving Brazilian construction company Odebrecht. The firm's misdeeds "cannot be forgiven," front-runner Laurentino "Nito" Cortizo said....
16:34, 05/05/2019

Austrian interior minister’s job on the line after scandal Austria’s leader is apparently preparing to force out the country’s interior minister, a prominent and divisive figure in the far-right Freedom Party, after the vice chancellor resigned in a scandal over a covertly filmed video...
09:51, 05/20/2019

VW settles Australia suit over 'dieselgate' scandal Volkswagen has agreed to pay out millions over a class-action suit brought by about 100,000 Australian consumers. The company has paid billions to US and Canadian consumers and faces a second Australian lawsuit....
02:17, 09/17/2019

Scandal-hit UAW agrees to contract extensions with Ford, FCA The United Auto Workers union agreed to temporary contract extensions with Ford Motor Co and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV on Friday as it grappled with a federal corruption probe that has implicated its president....
23:51, 09/13/2019

Michael Jackson’s popularity endures, even after new scandal LOS ANGELES (AP) — Michael Jackson was depicted as a child molester in the HBO documentary “Leaving Neverland” earlier this year, but the negative publicity hasn’t greatly diminished the King of Pop’s image. As Tuesday’s...
18:51, 06/23/2019

‘This should not be happening’: the whistleblower who exposed MIT’s Epstein scandal Signe Swenson exposed the story of powerful men and millions of dollars in donations to the school’s Media Lab“I felt like my job was to protect secrets,” says Signe Swenson, who last week emerged as key witness in the relationship between disgraced ...
15:18, 09/12/2019

Austrian interior minister's job on the line after scandal Austria's leader is apparently preparing to force out the country's interior minister, a prominent and divisive figure in the far-right Freedom Party, after the country's vice chancellor resigned in a scandal over a covertly filmed video....
09:51, 05/20/2019

33m polluting cars still on EU roads after Dieselgate scandal Analysis of EU commission figures found diesel cars clean up going at ‘snail’s pace’More than three quarters of the 43m cars tampered with in the Dieselgate emissions test cheating scandal are still on the road four years later.It will probably take ...
07:17, 05/29/2019

| Hawks investigating coaching scandal at Bulls The Hawks are reportedly looking into allegations that some coaches at the Blue Bulls paid higher management to be appointed into their respective positions....
13:17, 06/17/2019

After a Scandal, the New Orleans Jazz Market Rises Again One of the city’s newest musical landmarks and its Grammy-winning jazz orchestra are pushing forward as two members of its original leadership team await trial for embezzlement....
23:51, 05/28/2019

VW CEO says diesel scandal allegations unfounded, report says German prosecutors are investigating whether VW executives, including CEO Herbert Diess and Chairman Hans Dieter Poetsch, should have made a regulatory disclosure to inform investors about the emissions cheating scandal in 2015....
19:34, 05/31/2019

Qatari Executive Is Charged With Corruption in I.A.A.F Scandal Yousef al-Obaidly, chief of the beIN Media Group, was accused of making a payoff to secure hosting rights for the track and field world championships....
18:00, 05/22/2019