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Students file lawsuit against colleges in bribery scandal

Two college students have filed a lawsuit against the University of Southern California, Yale University and other colleges where prosecutors have accused rich and famous parents of paying bribes to ensure their children's admission.

Actors, CEOs and coaches charged in nationwide college bribery scheme

College coaches and others have been charged in a sweeping admissions bribery case unsealed in federal court.

Stanford tops Seahawks in rare cross-country matchup for UNCW

UNCW fell short as they hosted a Power 5 conference team for the first time in nearly a decade.

Judge in Stanford rape case asks for move to civil cases

A court says a California judge who was criticized for ordering a lenient six-month jail sentence in a rape case against a former Stanford University swimmer will no longer hear criminal matters by his own request.

Brock Turner’s character witnesses express remorse

Two women who provided character witness statements for Brock Turner, the Stanford University swimmer convicted of sexually assaulting an unconscious woman on campus, expressed regret on Wednesday for supporting the now-disgraced athlete.

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White House begins talks with lawmakers on COVID-19 relief

Top aides to President Joe Biden have begun talks with a group of moderate Senate Republicans and Democrats on Biden's proposed $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package.

Delaware picks up come from behind win over UNCW Men’s Basketball

A 10-foot jumper by senior guard Ryan Allen with 15.9 seconds left lifted Delaware to a 67-62 victory over UNCW, salvaging a split of the Colonial Athletic Association men's basketball series on Sunday afternoon in Trask Coliseum.

Biden to lift Pentagon’s ban on transgender people serving in military

Multiple people familiar with the matter confirm to ABC News that President Joe Biden is expected to sign an executive order on Monday that will lift the Pentagon’s ban on transgender people serving in the military.

‘Barney Miller,’ ‘Sanford and Son’ actor Gregory Sierra dies

Gregory Sierra, who had memorable roles in the 1970s sitcoms “Barney Miller” and “Sanford and Son,” has died after battling cancer. He was 83.