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  • Jerry Sandusky sex-abuse trial: First settlement reached

    Jerry Sandusky sex-abuse trial: First settlement reached
    A man whose testimony helped convict former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky of sexually abusing boys has become the first victim to reach a financial settlement against the university and will receive several million dollars,...
  • Penn State's former president, VP and AD ordered to stand trial

    Penn State's former president, VP and AD ordered to stand trial
    Penn State's ex-president and two former top school administrators were ordered by a Harrisburg, Pa., judge Tuesday to stand trial on charges accusing them of a cover-up in the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal. Prosecutors showed enough evidence...
  • USC names Caryl Smith Gilbert director of track and field

    USC names Caryl Smith Gilbert director of track and field
    Caryl Smith Gilbert, a former UCLA All-American, has been hired as USC’s director of track and field, the school announced. Smith Gilbert, 44, coached Central Florida’s women’s track and cross-country programs the last six seasons. She...
  • Hazing case raises many questions

    As a child, the boy would pretend to be his favorite soccer pro, sliding across the ground and narrating into an imaginary microphone, "Oh, what a save by Oswaldo Sanchez!" But his mother thought the game was too rough. So he could only play pickup. When...
  • Geography determines justice for Scout abuse victims

    Geography determines justice for Scout abuse victims
    Ron Morgan and Kerry Lewis grew up in adjoining states — one in Idaho, the other in Oregon. Both belonged to Boy Scout troops during the 1980s, and decades later, both alleged in lawsuits that the Scouts failed to protect them and other boys...
  • Jean Craighead George dies at 92; children's author

    Jean Craighead George dies at 92; children's author
    After children's author Jean Craighead George revealed that she wanted to write a book about a girl who talks with wolves, legendary book editor Ursula Nordstrom reportedly asked one question — will it be accurate? — and most certainly knew...
  • Patterns have Notre Dame, USC attention

    Patterns have Notre Dame, USC attention
    We combed the hills and scoured the wires for this batch of weekend tidbits: • Boston College has knocked undefeated Notre Dame out of the national title race in each of the last two decades: 1993 and 2002. Notre Dame (9-0) plays at Boston College...
  • California bills advance in response to Jerry Sandusky case

     
    California lawmakers pursue bills in response to Sandusky case...
  • Online education groups add colleges from U.S. and overseas

     
    Two of the emerging providers of online college classes, Coursera and edX, are announcing significant expansions in the numbers of campuses that will join their organizations and offer free courses. The high-powered competitors, both founded last year,...
  • The Week in Pictures | October 8 – 14, 2012

     
    The Week in Pictures from around the world....
  • Pictures in the News | Oct. 9, 2012

     
    Pictures in the News from around the world....