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USC agrees to pay $215M to settle doctor sex abuse claims

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The tentative settlement, which needs a judge's approval, will provide compensation ranging from $2,500 up to $250,000 to women who say Dr. George Tyndall abused them...Read more

Candid candidate voluntarily airs dirty laundry

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Stephen Farnsworth, a political science professor at the University of Mary Washington, acknowledged that Carter's strategy is unusual but said the approach "might be...Read more

Man who killed 3 in Colorado Walmart gets life in prison

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Scott Ostrem, 48, received three consecutive life terms plus 48 years as part of a deal he made with prosecutors to avoid a potential death sentence for first-degree...Read more

All 20 people in limo crash died from accident impact

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State police say they're still awaiting the results of toxicology tests, including for the driver, 53-year-old Scott Lisinicchia.Read more


Car crashes rise in states with legal pot, study finds

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Two studies found an uptick in collision claims in four states following the start of retail sales of recreational marijuana.Read more

Police: Man beats ex-wife, drowns Chihuahua in backyard pool

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Pembroke Pines police say 40-year-old Juan Manuel Gonzalez also grabbed the woman by the face and cut her lip Thursday night.Read more

Pregnant Chicago postal worker missing; foul play suspected

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Kierra Coles was last seen Oct. 2.Read more

South Carolina man sentenced for biting off girlfriend's lip

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Greenville prosecutor Walt Wilkins told news outlets that 23-year-old Seth Aaron Fleury pleaded guilty to aggravated assault and battery Thursday.Read more

Iowa basketball coach admits to sexually exploiting 400 boys

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A prominent Iowa youth basketball coach faces potentially decades in prison after admitting to a yearslong pattern of sexually exploiting and abusing at least 400 boys,...Read more

School fires cook who served chili with kangaroo meat to students

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Williams said in a letter to parents Wednesday that Frei told him he'd augmented the chili's beef on Oct. 10 with kangaroo meat because it is lean and nutritious.Read more

Male lion killed at Indianapolis Zoo by female lion

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The Indianapolis Zoo said that 10-year-old adult male lion, Nyack died in the outdoor yard Monday morning.Read more