• Students accused in campus sex assaults target federal rules

    ATLANTA (AP) — As colleges face increasing pressure to aggressively investigate reports of sex assaults, some critics say the rights of the accused are being trampled. Now they want federal guidance on the issue to be tossed out.

  • Toronto Blue Jays' Josh Donaldson watches his two-run home run leave the ballpark in the eighth inning of a baseball game against the Boston Red Sox in Toronto on Friday, May 27, 2016. (Fred Thornhill/The Canadian Press via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

    Donaldson powers Blue Jays past Red Sox 7-5

    TORONTO (AP) — Despite hitting two home runs and driving in five runs, the scariest thing about Josh Donaldson might just be that the best is yet to come.

  • In this May 15, 2016, Toronto Blue Jays' Jose Bautista, left, is hit by Texas Rangers second baseman Rougned Odor, right, after Bautista slid into second in the eighth inning of a baseball game at Globe Life Park in Arlington, Texas. Odor's suspension for punching Bautista was reduced to seven games, and the Texas second baseman started serving it Friday, May 27, 2016. (Richard W. Rodriguez/Star-Telegram via AP, File) MAGAZINES OUT (FORT WORTH WEEKLY, 360 WEST); INTERNET OUT; MANDATORY CREDIT

    Odor’s suspension reduced to 7 games, starts Friday

    ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Rangers second baseman Rougned Odor started serving his suspension Friday for punching Toronto’s Jose Bautista after the penalty was reduced from eight to seven games.

  • Russian riot police halt wrestling brawl over Rio 2016 spot

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russian riot police had to be sent into the wrestling ring Friday when a scuffle erupted after a championship bout.

  • U.S. President Barack Obama hugs Shigeaki Mori, an atomic bomb survivor; creator of the memorial for American WWII POWs killed at Hiroshima, during a ceremony at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park in Hiroshima, western Japan, Friday, May 27, 2016. Obama on Friday became the first sitting U.S. president to visit the site of the world's first atomic bomb attack, bringing global attention both to survivors and to his unfulfilled vision of a world without nuclear weapons. (AP Photo Carolyn Kaster)

    Obama at Hiroshima: ‘Death fell from the sky’

    HIROSHIMA, Japan (AP) — With an unflinching look back at a painful history, President Barack Obama stood on the hallowed ground of Hiroshima on Friday and declared it a fitting place to summon people everywhere to embrace the vision of a world without nuclear weapons.

  • Authorities stand outside Irving Plaza, near Manhattan's Union Square in New York after a shooting Wednesday, May 25, 2016. Police say several were injured in a deadly shooting inside the concert venue, where hip-hop artist T.I. was scheduled to perform. (AP Photo/Dana Schimmel)

    Rapper facing charges in T.I. concert shooting

    NEW YORK (AP) — Fists were flying and then bullets inside a crowded New York City concert venue where four people were shot, one fatally, and now a rapper who police say was seen on surveillance footage firing a gun is facing attempted murder and weapons charges.

  • In this March 6, 2016, file photo, Atlanta Braves' Hector Olivera bats during a spring training baseball game against the New York Mets in Port St. Lucie, Fla. Olivera was suspended through Aug. 1 for his arrest on domestic violence charges. The suspension, announced Thursday, May 26, by commissioner Rob Manfred, is without pay and covers 82 games, retroactive to April 30. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)

    Braves outfielder Hector Olivera suspended through Aug. 1

    ATLANTA (AP) — The Braves’ dismal season took another turn for the worse Thursday when outfielder Hector Olivera agreed to accept a suspension through Aug. 1 for his arrest on domestic violence charges.

  • In this Sept. 12, 2015, file photo, Baylor coach Art Briles yells from the sideline during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Lamar in Waco, Texas. Baylor University's board of regents says it will fire Briles and re-assign university President Kenneth Starr in response to questions about its handling of sexual assault complaints against players.  The university said in a statement Thursday, May 26, 2016, that it had suspended Briles "with intent to terminate."  Starr will leave the position of president on May 31, but the school says he will serve as chancellor. (AP Photo/LM Otero, File)

    News Guide: Review finds Baylor disregarded sexual assault

    DALLAS (AP) — After months of silence, Baylor University responded to mounting criticism of its handling of accusations of sexual assaults and other attacks by football players by demoting its president, Ken Starr, and firing its football coach, Art Briles.

  • Timeline: Baylor contends with series of sex-assault reports

    WACO, Texas (AP) — Baylor University, the largest Baptist school in the U.S., has been contending for the past year with cascading reports of sexual assaults committed by football players and, more broadly, complaints by students, alumni and others that officials at the university in Texas failed to adequately investigate rape claims for years.

  • 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.