Campaign to remove judge in Stanford rape case gains steam

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A fledgling campaign to recall the judge who sentenced a former Stanford University swimmer to six months in jail for sexually assaulting an unconscious woman gained momentum Friday as three prominent political consultants joined the effort.

  • Written by KRISTIN J. BENDER, Associated Press LISA LEFF, Associated Press

'The Voice' singer Christina Grimmie dies after shooting

A gunman opened fire at a Florida concert venue as a onetime star of "The Voice" signed autographs for fans after a show, killing the performer before fatally shooting himself, officials said Saturday.

  • Written by NICKI MAYO, Associated Press GREG SCHREIER, Associated Press

UN honored Ali's lifelong commitment to peace and rights

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — When Muhammad Ali was trying to win a fourth heavyweight championship in the late 1970s, he came to the United Nations to campaign against apartheid and injustice and presented then secretary-general Kurt Waldheim with one of his drawings entitled "Peace!"

  • Written by EDITH M. LEDERER, Associated Press