Admissions scandal mystery: Who paid $6.5 million to get kids into top universities?

In this Oct. 4, 2017, file photo, actress Lori Loughlin arrives at the 5th annual People Magazine

Of the many outrageous allegations by federal prosecutors in the college cheating scandal, one stands out.

Second Parkland student dies in 'apparent suicide,' police say

A student from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School died in an "apparent suicide" on Saturday night, Coral Springs, Florida, police said, just a week after a 19-year-old survivor of the 2018 mass shooting at the school took her own life.

Rep. Ilhan Omar says Trump’s anti-Islam remarks inspire attacks like New Zealand shooting

In this March 23, 2019, photo, Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., speaks at a dinner banquet, part of a fundraising event for the Council of American-Islamic Relations of Greater Los Angeles at the Hilton hotel in Woodland Hills, Calif. Hundreds of protesters rallied outside the event where the congresswoman spoke to the Muslim-American civil rights group. Omar has drawn criticism for her recent remarks on Israel, including comments that American supporters of Israel are pushing people to have

Rep. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota, one of the first two Muslim women in Congress, accused President Donald Trump on Saturday of inciting hatred of Islam and inspiring attacks like the killing of 50 people last weekend in a mass shooting at mosques in New...

Passengers recount harrowing hours aboard stranded cruise ship

Passengers rescued from the Viking Sky cruise ship are helped by emergency services in Hustadvika, Norway, Saturday March 23, 2019. A cruise ship with engine problems sent a mayday call off Norway's western coast on Saturday, then began evacuating its 1,300 passengers and crew amid stormy seas and heavy winds in a high-risk helicopter rescue operation. (Odd Roar Lange/NTB Scanpix via AP)

Through the large picture windows lining the Viking Sky, passengers on Saturday afternoon watched the gray waves churn and the horizon teeter as their massive ship, carrying 1,373 people, became overwhelmed by the sea.


German family to give $11M after hearing extent of Nazi past

In this May 27, 2016, file photo, family spokesman Peter Harf, who heads the Reimann’s JAB Holding Company, is pictured in Berlin, Germany. One of Germany’s richest families says it will give millions to charity as a gesture after learning their ancestors enthusiastically supported the Nazis and used forced laborers. (Soeren Stache/dpa via AP)

One of Germany's richest families says it plans to give millions of euros to charity after learning about ancestors who enthusiastically supported the Nazis and used forced labor

Powerball jackpot hits $750 million after no winning ticket drawn Saturday night

Lottery officials say the Powerball jackpot has ballooned to $750 million after no ticket matched all six numbers in the most recent drawing

Patriots owner Kraft apologizes in Florida prostitution case

In this Jan. 20, 2019, file photo, New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft walks on the field before the AFC Championship NFL football game in Kansas City, Mo. Florida prosecutors have offered a plea deal to Kraft and other men charged with paying for illicit sex at a massage parlor. The Palm Beach State Attorney confirmed Tuesday, March 19, 2019, it has offered Kraft and 24 other men charged with soliciting prostitution the standard diversion program offered to first-time offenders.  (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft is apologizing after being charged in a Florida massage parlor prostitution investigation

Majority of Americans favor stricter gun laws

In this Thursday, July 26, 2012, file photo, an AR-15 style rifle is displayed at the Firing-Line indoor range and gun shop, in Aurora, Colo. A new poll shows a majority of Americans favor stricter gun laws, and most believe schools and places of worship have become less safe over the last two decades, according to a poll conducted by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research both before and after last week’s mass shooting at two mosques in New Zealand. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)

AP-NORC Poll: Majorities support stricter gun laws, say schools and places of worship are less safe than 20 years ago

Pope replaces archbishop accused of sex abuse cover-up

Pope Francis wears his glasses as he arrives in the Paul VI Hall at the Vatican for a audience with students, family and teachers of the Barbarigo Catholic school of Padua, Saturday, March 23, 2019. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)

Pope Francis has replaced Cardinal Ricardo Ezzati, the embattled archbishop of Santiago, Chile, after he became embroiled in the country's spiraling sex abuse and cover-up scandal

Helicopters called in to rescue Norway cruise ship passengers amid storm

The cruise ship Viking Sky lays at anchor in heavy seas, after it sent out a mayday signal because of engine failure in windy conditions, near Hustadvika, off the west coast of Norway, Saturday March 23, 2019.  The Viking Sky is forced to evacuate its 1,300 passengers. (Frank Einar Vatne / NTB scanpix via AP)

Rescue workers off Norway's western coast rushed to evacuate 1,300 passengers and crew from a disabled cruise ship by helicopter on Saturday, winching them one-by-one to safety as heaving waves tossed the ship from side to side

Streisand apologizes for remarks about Michael Jackson's accusers

In this Dec. 14, 1986, file photo, singers Barbra Streisand and Michael Jackson attend the Scopus Awards of the American Friends of the Hebrew University ceremony in Los Angeles. Streisand is apologizing outright for her comments about sexual abuse allegations against Jackson. She said in a second statement Saturday, March 23, 2019, that she should have chosen her words more carefully, and admires the accusers for

Barbra Streisand is apologizing for her remarks about Michael Jackson and two men who have accused him of sexual abuse

Jimmy Carter's new milestone: Longest-living U.S. president

In this Sept. 18, 2018, file photo, former President Jimmy Carter speaks as Democratic gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams listens during a news conference to announce her rural health care plan, in Plains, Ga. Carter is now the longest-living president in American history. The 39th president on Friday, March 15, 2019, reached the age of 94 years, 172 days - one day beyond the lifespan of George H.W. Bush, who died in November. (AP Photo/John Bazemore, File)

Jimmy Carter is now the longest-living president in American history

Two U.S. soldiers killed in Afghanistan, NATO says

Two U.S. troops were killed in Afghanistan on Friday while carrying out an operation, the U.S.-led NATO coalition said, bringing the total number of American combat deaths in the country to four this year.

Trump cancels some sanctions aimed at N. Korea, contradicting Treasury Department

Trump cancels some sanctions aimed at N. Korea, contradicting Treasury Department

Substitute teacher arrested after his gun goes off in first-grade class

Police have arrested a substitute teacher in Alabama after his gun went off in a first-grade classroom

$360 million worth of cocaine seized by Coast Guard

The United States Coast Guard on Friday offloaded 27,000 pounds of cocaine worth about $360 million in Miami Beach after intercepting 12 vessels suspected of smuggling drugs through the Eastern Pacific Ocean.

U.N. chief visits mosque and urges global safety

Sheik Saad Jalloh, left, imam of the Islamic Cultural Center, walks with United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres as he arrives for a service in New York, Friday, March 22, 2019 in the wake of a white supremacist's deadly shooting spree on two mosques, March 15, in Christchurch, New Zealand. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has gone to the first mosque built in New York City to urge people "to reaffirm the sanctity of all places of worship" a week after a gunman killed 50 Muslim worshippers in New Zealand

Suspect in mob boss slaying could face lethal Mafia justice

FILE - In this March 18, 2019, file photo, Anthony Comello displays writing on his hand that includes pro-Donald Trump slogans during his extradition hearing in Toms River, N.J. Comello is accused of killing the reputed boss of New York’s Gambino crime family, Francesco “Franky Boy” Cali, and for that, Comello may have more than legal problems to worry about — namely, whether the Mafia is going to get its hands on him. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)

Marked man? Accused killer of New York mob boss may have to worry about Mafia justice



Voila: A fire exposes the best property in Fort Trumbull

The unveiling by fire of Bill Cornish's waterfront property brings his conflict as an RCDA board...


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