• Ousted South Korean president’s graft trial begins Tuesday

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Handcuffed, her inmate number 503 attached to her clothing, former South Korean President Park Geun-hye begins her corruption trial Tuesday in the same courtroom where a brutal dictator was sentenced to death two decades ago.

  • Q&A: Cosby jury: A look at what to expect during selection

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A crucial phase of comedian Bill Cosby’s sex assault trial starts Monday when lawyers gather in Pittsburgh to pick the jury that will weigh his case.

  • Aussie woman whose Bali drug saga gripped nation going home

    SYDNEY (AP) — She has riveted Australia for more than a decade, the everyday Aussie beach girl who somehow sparked diplomatic rows, furious protests and a media bonanza on par with America’s O.J. Simpson trial. She is so notorious Down Under that she needs no last name: She’s just Schapelle.

  • New York enclave with Nazi roots agrees to change policies

    YAPHANK, N.Y. (AP) — An enclave of former summer bungalows, where Nazi sympathizers once proudly marched near streets named for Adolf Hitler and other Third Reich figures, is being forced to end policies that limited ownership to people of German descent.

  • Harsh sentences for IS sympathizers in Brazil test new law

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — After months of trading messages on social media praising violence by the Islamic State militant group, Leonid El Kadre de Melo said it was time to act.

  • Expert finds high alcohol use in New Mexico 2014 murder case

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — An expert believes a former New Mexico deputy had a blood-alcohol level three times the legal driving limit the night he allegedly killed his partner.

  • Iowa to pay $6.5M to settle landmark sports bias lawsuits

    IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The University of Iowa will pay $6.5 million to settle discrimination lawsuits filed by former athletic administrator Jane Meyer and her partner, former women’s field hockey coach Tracey Griesbaum, according to settlements their attorneys called historic Friday.

  • Family of New Mexico woman shot by officer in 2013 paid $3M

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Court documents show the state paid the family of a New Mexico woman fatally shot by a state police officer $3 million to keep them from filing a civil lawsuit.

  • Tulsa police officer acquitted in death to return to duty

    TULSA, Okla. (AP) — A white Oklahoma police officer acquitted in the killing of an unarmed black man will be allowed to return to work, Tulsa police Chief Chuck Jordan said Friday.

  • The Latest: Anthony Weiner cries while apologizing in court

    NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on former congressman Anthony Weiner facing criminal charges related to sexting a girl (all times local):