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Trustees call for university president to resign for criticizing Nassar victim

Trustees call for university president to resign for criticizing Nassar victim

Michael Bonfigli /The Christian Science Monitor/Getty Images(EAST LANSING, Mich.) — Michigan State University Interim President John Engler was brought on to clean up the mess left in the wake of the Larry Nassar scandal. Instead, with less than five months on the job, calls are growing for him to resign […]

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Harvard University accused of racial discrimination in admissions process for Asian-American students

Harvard University accused of racial discrimination in admissions process for Asian-American students

iStock/Thinkstock(Cambridge, Mass.) — Asian-American students are subject to racial discrimination during Harvard University’s admission process, a non-profit group, Students for Fair Admissions, claimed in court documents filed Friday, “Today’s court filing exposes the startling magnitude of Harvard’s discrimination against Asian-American applicants,” Edward Blum, president of Students for Fair Admissions, said […]

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San Francisco community concerned after officer-involved shooting captured on video in popular nightlife neighborhood

San Francisco community concerned after officer-involved shooting captured on video in popular nightlife neighborhood

iStock/Thinkstock(SAN FRANCISCO) — An officer-involved shooting captured on body camera and surveillance video in a popular San Francisco neighborhood has left the community outraged. The shooting happened in the middle of the North Beach neighborhood, an area in San Francisco that is known for its nightlife, ABC San Francisco affiliate […]

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Endangered Amur leopard cubs born at Illinois zoo

Endangered Amur leopard cubs born at Illinois zoo

Brookfield Zoo(BROOKFIELD, Ill.) — Two endangered Amur leopard cubs have been born at the Brookfield Zoo in Illinois. The 8-week-old male cubs are “thriving,” Amy Roberts, the Brookfield Zoo’s senior curator of mammals, told ABC News. As they’ve grown, the cubs’ caregivers have been able to tell them apart by […]

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Orlando gunman in deadly hostage standoff almost went to prison just weeks before

Orlando gunman in deadly hostage standoff almost went to prison just weeks before

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — The Florida man who allegedly killed four children and shot a police officer in an hours-long standoff with authorities this week was almost sent to prison just 19 days before. Gary Wayne Lindsey Jr., who had an extensive criminal history, was on felony probation when he barricaded himself […]

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Woman strangles possibly rabid bobcat after it attacks her, authorities say

Woman strangles possibly rabid bobcat after it attacks her, authorities say

iStock/Thinkstock(HARTWELL, Ga.) — A Georgia woman saved her own life when she was attacked by a bobcat by overpowering the large feline and strangling it, according to local authorities. Emergency dispatchers received a call about the incident after 6 p.m. on June 7, and when deputies got to the scene, […]

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Father of 3 in kidney failure granted stay after saying deportation would be ‘a death sentence’

Father of 3 in kidney failure granted stay after saying deportation would be ‘a death sentence’

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Days before he was scheduled to board a flight from New York to Honduras, Nelson Rosales Santos was told he could stay in the U.S. for another six months as he awaits a kidney transplant and a green card. But that might not be enough time for […]

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One deputy shot dead, another critically injured when inmate overpowered them near courthouse: Officials

One deputy shot dead, another critically injured when inmate overpowered them near courthouse: Officials

iStock/Thinkstock(KANSAS CITY, Kan) — One sheriff’s deputy was fatally shot and another was shot and critically wounded when an inmate overpowered them near a Kansas courthouse on Friday, officials said. The deadly altercation took place about 11:30 a.m. when the two Wyandotte County sheriff’s deputies in Kansas City pulled into […]

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‘El Chapo’ asks judge to toss statements he made during DEA extradition flight

‘El Chapo’ asks judge to toss statements he made during DEA extradition flight

Daniel Cardenas/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images(BROOKLYN, N.Y.) — Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman asked a federal judge in Brooklyn to suppress statements prosecutors claim the drug kingpin made during his January 2017 extradition to the United States. In a court filing Thursday, his defense attorneys said that it is not clear whether Guzman […]

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2 people fall 34 feet to the ground after roller coaster derails

2 people fall 34 feet to the ground after roller coaster derails

Daytona Beach Fire Department(DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.) — Chaos erupted at a Florida boardwalk Thursday night when a roller coaster derailed, causing two riders to fall about 34 feet to the ground, officials said. When rescue crews arrived at Daytona Beach’s boardwalk, they found the front car of the sandblaster roller […]

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