• In this Aug. 14, 2016 photo mare Emira is presented during the yearly Arabian Horse Auction "Pride of Poland" in Janow Podlaski, Poland. Irregularities surrounding the sale of Emira have fueled a political scandal in Poland that has cost one official his job, prompted calls for a criminal organization, and damaged the reputation of Poland's respected state Arabian breeding program. (AP Photo/Alik Keplicz)

    Mysterious sale at horse auction sparks scandal in Poland

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Anette Mattsson had bid 200,000 euros ($226,500) for a prized gray Arabian mare but soon stopped. With the price rising rapidly and no sign of other bidders, she sensed that something strange was going on at the annual Pride of Poland sale on Aug. 14.

  • 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. The former Baylor president is resigning his post as a law school professor, severing ties with the faith-based campus still reeling from a sexual assault scandal. Baylor said in a statement Friday, Aug. 19, 2016, that Starr "will be leaving his faculty status and tenure" in a separation that was mutually agreed upon.  (AP Photo/LM Otero, File)

    Starr resigns as Baylor law professor, severs school ties

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Former Baylor University President Ken Starr resigned his post as a law school professor Friday, severing his last tie with the faith-based campus still reeling from a sexual assault scandal involving its football team.

  • Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane leaves the courtroom after closing arguments in her perjury and obstruction trial at the Montgomery County Courthouse, Monday, Aug. 15, 2016, in Norristown, Pa., (Jessica Griffin/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP, Pool)

    Pennsylvania attorney general resigns a day after conviction

    HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania’s first elected female attorney general announced her resignation Tuesday, a day after being convicted of abusing the powers of the state’s top law enforcement office to smear a rival and lying under oath to cover it up.