• Correction: 20-Week Abortion Ban-Georgia story

    ATLANTA (AP) — In a story May 25 about a Georgia abortion law, The Associated Press reported erroneously which judge entered an order that blocked the law from taking effect. It was entered by Fulton County Superior Court Judge Doris Downs, not Fulton County Superior Court Judge Kimberly M. Esmond Adams, who later took over the case.

  • Not guilty plea in slaying of Mercer basketball player

    MACON, Ga. (AP) — One of two men accused in the February shooting death of a Mercer University basketball player has pleaded not guilty.

  • Republican Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton walks away after announcing Texas' lawsuit to challenge President Obama's transgender bathroom order during a news conference in Austin, Texas, Wednesday May 25, 2016. Texas and several other states are suing the Obama administration over its directive to U.S. public schools to let transgender students use the bathrooms and locker rooms that match their gender identity. (Jay Janner/Austin American-Statesman via AP)  AUSTIN CHRONICLE OUT, COMMUNITY IMPACT OUT, INTERNET AND TV MUST CREDIT PHOTOGRAPHER AND STATESMAN.COM, MAGS OUT; MANDATORY CREDIT

    11 states sue over Obama’s school transgender directive

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas and 10 other states are suing the Obama administration over its directive to U.S. public schools to let transgender students use the bathrooms and locker rooms that match their gender identity.

  • In this Thursday, March 8, 2012, file photo, Clarium Capital President Peter Thiel speaks during his keynote speech at the StartOut LGBT Entrepreneurship Awards in San Francisco. Billionaire tech investor Thiel has been secretly funding Hulk Hogan’s lawsuit against Gawker Media for publishing a sex tape, according to reports in Forbes and The New York Times. (AP Photo/Ben Margot, File)

    A wrestler, a website and maybe a billionaire go to the mat

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Is Hulk Hogan’s courtroom cage match with Gawker being bankrolled by a high-tech billionaire with a grudge against the news-and-gossip site?

  • In this Feb. 5, 2012, file photo, New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady reacts after passing to Danny Woodhead for a touchdown during the first half of the NFL Super Bowl XLVI football game against the New York Giants, in Indianapolis. Brady will appeal his four-game suspension by the NFL, seeking a second hearing before the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court. The decision by the New England Patriots quarterback was confirmed Monday, May 23, 2016, by NFL Players Association spokesman George Atallah. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)

    Patriots ask appeals court to rehear ‘Deflategate’ case

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The New England Patriots joined the latest “Deflategate” appeal to support Tom Brady on Wednesday, taking sides with their star quarterback in court for the first time in his fight against the NFL and Commissioner Roger Goodell.

  • Correction: Baylor-Sexual Assault-Timeline story

    WACO, 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.

  • El Reno high school coach, district faces bullying suit

    EL RENO, Okla. (AP) — A graduate of an El Reno high school is suing the district, saying the high school’s head baseball coach bullied and harassed him.

  • Hacker Guccifer pleads guilty to disclosing Bush emails

    ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — The Romanian hacker known as Guccifer will serve at least two years in prison after pleading guilty to breaking into computer accounts of the Bush family in 2013 and publicly releasing private family photos.

  • In this Monday, March 21, 2016, file photo, Hulk Hogan, whose given name is Terry Bollea, left, looks on in court moments after a jury returned its decision in St. Petersburg, Fla. Billionaire tech investor Peter Thiel has been secretly funding Hulk Hogan’s lawsuit against Gawker Media for publishing a sex tape, according to reports in Forbes and The New York Times. (Dirk Shadd/The Tampa Bay Times via AP, Pool, File)

    Judge denies motion for new Gawker-Hulk Hogan trial

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — A Florida judge on Wednesday denied Gawker’s motion for a new trial in the Hulk Hogan sex-video case and won’t reduce a $140 million jury verdict.

  • Florida judge denies Gawker’s motion for a new trial in Hulk Hogan sex-video case and won’t reduce $140 million verdict

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Florida judge denies Gawker’s motion for a new trial in Hulk Hogan sex-video case and won’t reduce $140 million verdict .