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In our news wrap Tuesday, the United States has officially passed 200,000 deaths in the COVID-19 pandemic, according to Johns Hopkins University. About two-thirds of the fatalities were over age 65, but young people are driving increased infections in some…
A California state audit finds that the University of California wrongly admitted at least 64 wealthy students over the past six years as "favors to donors, family, and friends."…
By Jocelyn Gecker, Associated Press
“Full House” actor Lori Loughlin must serve two months in prison and her fashion designer husband, Mossimo Giannulli, must serve five months for paying half a million dollars in bribes to get their two daughters into the University of Southern…
By Alanna Durkin Richer, Associated Press
Loughlin is proposing two months in prison and Giannulli five. Meanwhile, prosecutors say a 54th person has been charged in the investigation and will plead guilty to paying $300,000 to get his son into Georgetown University as a tennis recruit.
In our news wrap Thursday, about 10 million people in Bangladesh lack electricity in the aftermath of a powerful cyclone. The storm, which also hit coastal India, packed winds of up to 118 miles per hour when it made landfall.
Court papers show actress Lori Loughlin and her fashion designer husband, Mossimo Giannulli, have agreed to plead guilty to charges that will include prison time in the college admissions bribery case.
Janavs apologized for trying to create an unfair advantage for her children. Her lawyers portrayed her as a dedicated mother and philanthropist who fell for "manipulative sales tactics."…
A college admissions scandal involving several celebrities has cast an ugly spotlight on how entry into higher education can be gamed. Standardized tests like the ACT and SAT are a key point in the saga, and they now face renewed…
The "Desperate Housewives" star was released from the low-security prison for women because under prison policy, inmates scheduled for weekend release are let out on Friday, the U.S. Bureau of Prisons said.
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