• Sunderland winger Adam Johnson arrives at Bradford Crown Court, England, Wednesday Feb. 10, 2016. Johnson has pleaded guilty in court to one count of sexual activity with a child and another of grooming. The 28-year-old Johnson, who has made 12 appearances for England, denies two charges of sexual activity with a girl under the age of 16. (Peter Byrne/PA via AP) UNITED KINGDOM OUT

    Prosecutor: Johnson ‘abused revered position’ in sex case

    BRADFORD, England (AP) — English soccer player Adam Johnson “abused his revered position in society” by having sexual contact with a 15-year-old girl who “idolized” him, prosecutors said on Friday.

  • Activists to demonstrate against sexual violence at Baylor

    WACO, Texas (AP) — Activists planned a candlelight vigil Monday night outside the home of Baylor University’s president to protest what they regard as the university’s weak policing of sexual misconduct, particularly by student athletes.

  • Louisville graduate transfers Damion Lee, left, and Trey Lewis listen to a question during a news conference Friday, Feb. 5, 2016, in Louisville Ky. The university announced earlier Friday a self-imposed postseason ban for the 2015-16 men's basketball program. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)

    Louisville men’s basketball team coping with postseason ban

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville will be on the outside looking in at March Madness this spring, a view that neither the Cardinals players nor coach Rick Pitino expected.

  • A couple kisses during the "Carmelitas" block party, during Carnival celebrations in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Friday, Feb. 5, 2016. Top Brazilian Health officials said this Friday that the active Zika virus has been found in urine and saliva samples, cautioning that further study is needed to determine whether the mosquito-borne virus in those body fluids is capable of infecting people. (AP Photo/Leo Correa)

    In Brazil, pregnant women urged to be cautious with a kiss

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — In a sign of mounting global concern over the Zika virus, health officials on Friday warned pregnant women to think twice about the lips they kiss and called on men to use condoms with pregnant partners if they have visited countries where the virus is present.