• ‘Why so much hate?’ Femicides plague Mexico’s largest state

    VILLA CUAUHTEMOC, Mexico (AP) — Just like any other day, Dr. Jessica Sevilla Pedraza went to work at the hospital that morning, came home for a quick lunch and then left again. The plan was to see more patients, hit the gym and be back in time for her usual dinner with dad before he went to his night-shift job.

  • Correction: College Basketball-Fraud Charges story

    NEW YORK (AP) — In a story Oct. 10 about three college basketball coaches charged in a bribery scheme, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Lamont Evans has been suspended by Oklahoma State. The school fired Evans after originally suspending him.

  • Auburn hires firm to investigate alleged academic fraud

    AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Auburn has hired a law firm to review allegations that a part-time academic staffer took an online test for a football player.

  • Judge allows Dakota Access pipeline to keep running

    BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A federal judge ruled Wednesday that the Dakota Access oil pipeline can continue operating while a study is completed to assess its environmental impact on an American Indian tribe.

  • As scope of Weinstein conduct widens, questions of who knew

    NEW YORK (AP) — As the grim scope of the allegations surrounding Harvey Weinstein continued to expand Wednesday, the organization that bestows the Academy Awards moved to distance itself from the film mogul, Ben Affleck was forced to defend his own previous actions, and scrutiny fell on who knew what about the film mogul’s behavior over the decades it allegedly took place.

  • District attorney drops charges against protest leader

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Prosecutors have dropped felony and misdemeanor charges against a California woman accused of striking two Santa Fe police officers with a cardboard sign while protesting a re-enactment of Spanish conquistadors reclaiming the city from Pueblo Indians.

  • NCAA to form commission in response to bribery scheme

    The NCAA said it will form a commission to study the inner workings of college basketball in response a federal investigation into bribery and fraud that rocked the sport and implicated several assistant coaches.

  • Pac-12 Commissioner Scott committed to conference integrity

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Pac-12 Commissioner Larry Scott met with women’s basketball coaches Wednesday and reminded them about his tough stance on integrity given the bribery scandal surrounding the men’s game.

  • Albuquerque man pleads guilty in multiple arson cases

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An Albuquerque man arrested following an arson fire inside an Old Navy store in November 2016 has pleaded guilty in that incident and others involving fires and acts of vandalism at businesses.

  • Russia scores temporary win against US on cybercrime suspect

    THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — Russia on Wednesday won the latest round in a judicial tug-of-war with the U.S. over who should try a Russian cybercrime suspect arrested during a holiday in Greece.