• ACC baseball teams head to Louisville for conference tourney

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The top-seeded Cardinals get to host this week’s Atlantic Coast Conference tournament just across town at Louisville Slugger Field, this after winning just about everywhere this season.

  • Bangladesh arrests 27 men on suspicion of being gay

    DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Authorities in Bangladesh on Friday arrested 27 men on suspicion of being gay, a criminal offense in the Muslim-majority country, and plan to charge them with drug possession, an official said Friday.

  • Toronto CF Kevin Pillar apologizes for using anti-gay slur

    ATLANTA (AP) — Toronto Blue Jays center fielder Kevin Pillar apologized Thursday for directing an anti-gay slur at a Braves pitcher, which could lead to disciplinary action from Major League Baseball.

  • Shariah court in Indonesia sentences gay couple to caning

    BANDA ACEH, Indonesia (AP) — An Islamic Shariah court in Indonesia’s conservative Aceh province has sentenced two gay men to public caning for the first time, further undermining the country’s moderate image after a top Christian politician was imprisoned for blasphemy.

  • Black Harvard students holding a graduation of their own

    BOSTON (AP) — Black students at Harvard University are organizing a graduation ceremony of their own this year to recognize the achievements of black students and faculty members some say have been overlooked.