• Pakistani army chief confirms death sentences for 11 Taliban

    ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan’s army chief signed off on the death sentences of 11 members of the Taliban convicted of terrorism, kidnappings, attacks on civilians as well as assaults on police and army officers, an army statement said.

  • Court grants Brady extension to appeal Deflategate decision

    NEW YORK (AP) — Tom Brady’s lawyers will get another two weeks to appeal his “Deflategate” suspension.

  • Judge drops 1 claim from UT lawsuit, rest of case proceeds

    KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A federal judge has dismissed one of dozens of claims in a Title IX lawsuit filed against Tennessee while denying the rest of the school’s motion to dismiss.

  • In this March 31, 2011 file photo, then-Texas women's head track and field coach Beverly Kearney is photographed during practice in Austin, Texas. A race and gender discrimination lawsuit filed against the University of Texas by former women's track coach Bev Kearney can proceed, a state appeals court ruled Tuesday, May 3, 2016. (AP Photo/Statesman.com, Ralph Barrera, File) INTERNET AND TV MUST CREDIT PHOTOGRAPHER AND STATESMAN.COM

    Court rules former coach’s lawsuit against Texas can proceed

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A race and gender discrimination lawsuit filed against the University of Texas by former women’s track coach Bev Kearney can proceed, a state appeals court ruled Tuesday.

  • In this undated booking photo released by the Santa Clara County District Attorney is former NFL football player Dana Stubblefield. Prosecutors say they have charged former San Francisco 49er Dana Stubblefield with the rape of a "developmentally delayed" woman. The Santa Clara County District Attorney's Office says the 45-year-old Stubblefield was charged Monday, May 2, 2016, with sexually assaulting the woman last year at his Morgan Hill home. (Santa Clara County District Attorney via AP)

    Ex-49er Stubblefield denies sexually assaulting woman

    SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — A former San Francisco 49er defensive lineman charged with raping a “developmentally delayed” woman denied the charges Tuesday, saying the episode was a consensual encounter with a mentally competent woman who asked for money and a job afterward.

  • In this March 16, 2016 file photo, a woman holds up a poster with a photo of slain environmental leader Berta Caceres during a protest in Tegucigalpa, Honduras. Caceres reported receiving threats from DESA security personnel, as well as an attempt by a company official to bribe her to call off the demonstrations, according to Billy Kyte, a senior campaigner on land and environmental defense at London-based Global Witness. DESA, or Desarrollos Energeticos SA, is the company carrying out the Agua Zarca hydroelectric project that Caceres lead protests against. (AP Photo/Fernando Antonio, File)

    Court files show bid to tar slain Honduran activist Caceres

    TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (AP) — For months before her death, environmental activist Berta Caceres complained of repeated threats warning her to stop leading protests opposing a hydroelectric project on her Lenca people’s ancestral lands.

  • School, football coach deny negligence in player’s injury

    HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The Belt High School football coach and the school district have denied any negligence in the injuries that left a 16-year-old football player a quadriplegic who cannot speak or care for himself.

  • Martinez involved in Corrections fair pay lawsuit

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The New Mexico prison system is arguing that it’s exempt from a state law requiring employers to pay women and men the same amount for comparable work.

  • Beaumont man who faked being officer gets 10 years in prison

    BEAUMONT, Texas (AP) — A Southeast Texas man must serve 10 years in prison for pretending to be a police officer.

  • In this image released by CBS, Chris Noth portrays Peter Florrick, left, and Julianna Margulies portrays Alicia Florrick in a scene from "The Good Wife." After seven seasons, CBS will air the series finale on Sunday. (Jeff Neumann/CBS via AP)

    As ‘The Good Wife’ nears goodbye, its co-creators look back

    NEW YORK (AP) — As “The Good Wife” comes in for a landing after seven seasons, it finds its namesake heroine, Alicia Florrick, facing the same dilemma as when it began: defending her husband, now the governor of Illinois, who is mired in a scandal that could send him back to prison.