• 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.

  • This June 18, 2015, file photo, provided by the Charleston County Sheriff's Office shows Dylann Roof.  The Justice Department intends to seek the death penalty against Roof, the man charged with killing nine black parishioners last year in a church in Charleston, South Carolina, Attorney General Loretta Lynch said Tuesday, May 24, 2016. (Charleston County Sheriff's Office via AP, file)

    Religion news in brief

    Justice Department seeking death penalty in Charleston, SC, church shooting

  • This Sunday, March 2, 2014 file photo, shows Azeri Khadija Ismayilova, a reporter for Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, in Baku, Azerbaijan. Azerbaijan's court has ordered investigative journalist Khadija Ismayilova released on probation. In September 2015, a court in Azerbaijan convicted Ismayilova of several financial crimes and sentenced her to 7½ years in prison. (AP Photo/Aziz Karimov, file)

    Azerbaijan frees investigative journalist Ismayilova

    BAKU, Azerbaijan (AP) — A prominent, award-winning Azerbaijani journalist was released on probation Wednesday following a storm of international protests about her imprisonment, which has been widely seen as an attempt to silence a critical voice.

  • This undated photo provided by General Dynamics shows company CEO Phebe N. Novakovic. Novakovic was one of the highest-paid women CEOs for 2015, as calculated by The Associated Press and Equilar, an executive data firm. (Courtesy of General Dynamics via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

    Female CEOs see pay rise, but numbers remain small

    For the second year in a row, female CEOs earned more than their male counterparts and received bigger raises. But only a small sliver of the largest companies are run by women, and experts say gender parity at the top remains way off.

  • This June 18, 2015, file photo, provided by the Charleston County Sheriff's Office shows Dylann Roof.  The Justice Department intends to seek the death penalty against Roof, the man charged with killing nine black parishioners last year in a church in Charleston, South Carolina, Attorney General Loretta Lynch said Tuesday, May 24, 2016. (Charleston County Sheriff's Office via AP, file)

    The Latest: Portrait to be unveiled of slain church pastor

    COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on a church shooting in Charleston about a year ago that left nine black members dead (all times local):

  • This Oct. 26, 2013, file photo, shows LSU's Mike the Tiger on the field before the NCAA college football game against Furman in Baton Rouge, La. Multiple animal rights groups are asking that the university stop using captive tigers as mascots Tuesday, May 24, after LSU said its mascot was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer. (AP Photo/Jonathan Bachman, File)

    PETA asks LSU to stop using captive tigers as mascots

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Two animal rights groups are asking that Louisiana State University stop using captive tigers as mascots a day after LSU said its mascot was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer.

  • In this March 26, 2014 photo, Japan's Empress Michiko walks toward the main hall of Ise Grand Shrine, or Ise Jingu, in Ise city, central Japan. The Shinto shrine that Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is taking his Group of Seven counterparts to on Thursday, May 26, 2016, is no ordinary shrine. The Japanese imperial family was once believed to be direct descendants of the goddess Amaterasu. Rituals at Ise shrine are intended for the imperial family. (Kyodo News via AP) JAPAN OUT, MANDATORY CREDIT

    Linked to emperor, Ise Shrine is no ordinary shrine

    ISE, Japan (AP) — A Shinto shrine that Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is taking his Group of Seven counterparts to visit on Thursday is no ordinary shrine.

  • Drivers line up as they wait to buy gas in a station, in Paris, Tuesday, May 24, 2016.  A two-month protest movement against a bill weakening France's famed worker protections reached a new level this week as fuel industry workers joined in. Strikes have spread to all eight of France's refineries, and one in five gas stations are now dry or running low. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)

    French security chief: Strikes won’t threaten sports events

    PARIS (AP) — Violent labor protests and strikes causing gasoline shortages won’t jeopardize the upcoming European Championship or other sporting events, France’s interior minister said Wednesday.

  • French security chief: Strikes won’t threaten sports events

    PARIS (AP) — France’s interior minister says violent labor protests and strikes causing gas shortages won’t jeopardize the upcoming European Championship or other sporting events.