• Rutgers wide receiver Leonte Carroo leaves the Middlesex County Courthouse with his girlfriend Maria Vega after his hearing Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2015, in New Brunswick, N.J.  A judge has lifted a temporary restraining order filed Carroo after a woman he was accused of attacking said she didn't think it was necessary. (Chris Pedota/The Record of Bergen County via AP) ONLINE OUT; MAGS OUT; TV OUT; INTERNET OUT;  NO ARCHIVING; MANDATORY CREDIT

    Rutgers WR Carroo returns to practice after charges dropped

    PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Rutgers receiver Leonte Carroo returned to practice Thursday, two days after criminal charges against him were dropped, and said he is well aware of how lucky he is to be back on the football field.

  • This July 22, 2008 file photo shows the campus of Middlebury College in Middlebury, Vt. As college campuses nationwide wrestle with how to address sexual assault, an even more complicated question is unfolding: how to prosecute and punish sexual assaults that happen in overseas study programs. The complexities were highlighted at Middlebury in September 2015 when a federal judge ordered the school to readmit a student it had expelled for a sexual encounter that occurred overseas.  (AP Photo/Toby Talbot, File)

    In college rape debate, overseas-study crimes gain attention

    MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — As colleges wrestle with how to address sexual assault, a legal challenge involving a small Vermont institution brings an obscure part of the equation to the fore: how to report, investigate and punish sexual assaults that happen in overseas-study programs.

  • In this Aug. 24, 2015 file photo, French President Francois Hollande shakes hands with U.S. Airman Spencer Stone outside the Elysee Palace in Paris after Hollande awarded Stone and two friends with the French Legion of Honor for subduing a gunman on a Paris-bound train three days earlier. Stone is in stable condition Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015, after being stabbed in Sacramento, Calif., according to an Air Force spokesman. (AP Photo/Kamil Zihnioglu, File)

    US airman who helped thwart French train attack is stabbed

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Airman 1st Class Spencer Stone, celebrated as a hero for helping to stop a terror attack on a French train over the summer, was stabbed and seriously wounded outside a bar in his hometown early Thursday in what police said was an alcohol-related brawl.

  • Correction: Inmate Murder Suspect-Report story

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — In a story Sept. 29 about a district attorney’s report on an inmate escape, The Associated Press erroneously described David Hogue’s tenure at the Armstrong County Jail. He has worked there for 31 years and been the warden since 2006; he has not been warden for 31 years.

  • In this May 29, 2015 file photo FIFA president Sepp Blatter, right, shakes hands with senior Vice President Issa Hayatou during the 65th FIFA Congress held at the Hallenstadion in Zurich, Switzerland. FIFA said Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015 that African soccer leader Isaa Hayatou will serve as acting president after Blatter has been banned for 90 days.  (Patrick B. Kraemer/Keystone via AP)

    Bach calls for ‘external’ candidate to take over FIFA

    LONDON (AP) — Declaring that “enough is enough,” IOC President Thomas Bach called Thursday for an “external presidential candidate” to take over FIFA and restore credibility to world soccer’s scandal-scarred governing body.

  • Messi to stand trial in Spain on 3 counts of tax fraud

    MADRID (AP) — Lionel Messi will stand trial in Spain on three counts of tax fraud and could be sentenced to nearly two years in prison if found guilty.

  • Lionel Messi to stand trial in Spain on 3 counts of tax fraud

    MADRID (AP) — Lionel Messi to stand trial in Spain on 3 counts of tax fraud.

  • In this Sept. 18, 2015, photo, Kylee Moriarty, left, and her mother, Jackie Law, sit together outside the halfway house in Boston where Moriarty resided. This was their first meeting in person in more than a year. Moriarty is among more than 200 addicts taking advantage of a unique program offered by police in Gloucester, in which heroin addicts are fast-tracked into treatment rather than arrested. (AP Photo/Philip Marcelo)

    Getting clean: Heroin addict goes through pioneering program

    BOSTON (AP) — Kylee Moriarty has experienced her share of ups and downs since deciding to kick her heroin habit this past summer.

  • Albania fans wait to be searched by police before the Group I Euro 2016 qualifying match between Albania and Serbia in Elbasan, central Albania, Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015. More than 2,000 officers will police the politically-charged match. A game between the countries _ who remain at odds over the status of now-independent Kosovo _ was interrupted by violence in Belgrade last year after a drone carrying a nationalist Albanian banner hovered over the pitch. (AP Photo/Visar Kryeziu)

    Serbian PM skips match against Albania

    ELBASAN, Albania (AP) — Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic declined an invitation to attend Thursday’s qualifier for the European soccer championships in Albania, saying he doesn’t want heated fan rivalry to undermine progress made in relations between the two Balkan countries.

  • Central New York man wounded by gun-wielding bicyclists

    SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Police say a 21-year-old Syracuse man was shot Wednesday night by two men riding by on a bicycle.