• This June 18, 2015, file photo, provided by the Charleston County Sheriff's Office shows Dylann Roof.  The Justice Department intends to seek the death penalty against Roof, the man charged with killing nine black parishioners last year in a church in Charleston, South Carolina, Attorney General Loretta Lynch said Tuesday, May 24, 2016. (Charleston County Sheriff's Office via AP, file)

    The Latest: Portrait to be unveiled of slain church pastor

    COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on a church shooting in Charleston about a year ago that left nine black members dead (all times local):

  • JOC sets up 3-man team to investigate Tokyo 2020 payments

    TOKYO (AP) — The Japanese Olympic Committee has set up an investigative team to see if there were any illegal payments made to a Singapore firm which have entangled Tokyo’s winning 2020 Olympic bid in a bribery investigation.

  • Police use new technology in Pointer’s cold case

    CLOUDCROFT, N.M. (AP) — Twenty-nine years after Margaret Caroline Pointer’s skeletal remains were found near the Sunspot Highway, near Cloudcroft, Alamogordo police Detective Lt. Roger Schoolcraft is still on the case.

  • Bill Cosby departs the Montgomery County Courthouse after a preliminary hearing, Tuesday, May 24, 2016, in Norristown, Pa. Cosby was ordered to stand trial on sexual assault charges after a hearing that hinged on a decade-old police report. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, Pool)

    Cosby lawyers outline defense as case heads to trial

    NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Bill Cosby’s lawyers gave a blistering preview of the questions the actor’s accuser will face at trial, as a judge refused to dismiss the sex-assault case at a preliminary hearing.

  • Today in History

    Today is Wednesday, May 25, the 146th day of 2016. There are 220 days left in the year.

  • Creditors: Minnesota archdiocese sitting on $1.7 billion

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Attorneys on Tuesday accused a Minnesota archdiocese of sheltering more than $1 billion in assets to avoid big payouts to abuse survivors as part of the church’s bankruptcy case.

  • In this undated photo released by St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department, Diata Crockett is seen. An 8-month-old boy is dead after a shooting in north St. Louis, and police are searching for the father, Crockett, who is the suspected gunman. (St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department via AP)

    The Latest: 2 siblings safe after St. Louis infant shooting

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Latest on the St. Louis shooting death of an 8-month-old boy and the search for his father, the suspected gunman (all times local):

  • Illinois dismisses Nunn after domestic battery guilty plea

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Illinois on Tuesday dismissed junior guard Kendrick Nunn from the basketball team following his guilty plea to misdemeanor domestic battery.

  • Feds: 5 arrested, accused of scam posing as IRS agents

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Treasury Department has arrested five people in Miami accused of posing as IRS agents in telephone calls and demanding immediate payment of overdue taxes, a scheme that netted them an estimated $2 million, a top official said Tuesday.

  • FILE- In the Sept. 12, 2015 file photo, Baylor President Ken Starr waits to run onto the field before an NCAA college football game in Waco, Texas. Baylor University officials say regents are still reviewing an investigation into how the Texas school handled reports of rape and assault by football players and expect to announce any actions by June 3, 2016. Baylor issued the statement Tuesday, May 24, 2016, after reports that President Ken Starr was fired. The school said it would not respond to "rumors." (AP Photo/LM Otero, File)

    Baylor says ‘Ken Starr is president’ amid speculation

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — In a story May 24 about sexual assault cases involving Baylor University, The Associated Press misspelled the name of a Baylor spokeswoman on second reference. Her name is Lori Fogleman, not Fogelman.