Baylor demotes Starr, fires coach amid sex assaults scandal

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Ken Starr, who zealously pursued charges against a sitting U.S. president in a White House sex scandal, was stripped of his job as president of Baylor University on Thursday after a scathing review found that under his leadership, the school did little to respond to accusations of sexual assault involving members of its vaunted football program.

  • Written by JIM VERTUNO, Associated Press

In Hiroshima, Obama honors 'silent cry' of bombing victims

HIROSHIMA, Japan (AP) — President Barack Obama paid tribute Friday to the "silent cry" of the 140,000 victims of the atomic bomb dropped 71 years ago on Hiroshima, and called on the world to abandon "the logic of fear" that encourages the stockpiling of nuclear weapons.

  • Written by NANCY BENAC, Associated Press FOSTER KLUG, Associated Press

UN agency reports Iranian has complied with nuclear deal

VIENNA (AP) — Iran has corrected one violation of its landmark nuclear deal with six world powers and is honoring all other major obligations, the U.N. atomic energy agency reported Friday.

  • Written by GEORGE JAHN, Associated Press

Group escapes Kentucky cave through neck-deep water

HORSE CAVE, Ky. (AP) — Gary Russell was a mile deep in a Kentucky cave Thursday afternoon, leading a group of geology students on a five-hour tour, when he turned a corner and saw water rushing by where water wasn't supposed to be.

  • Written by CLAIRE GALOFARO, Associated Press BRUCE SCHREINER, Associated Press

Abe claims success as G-7 leaders back action on economies

SHIMA, Japan (AP) — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe claimed success Friday in winning support for his approach to fighting off a possible economic crisis from fellow leaders of the Group of Seven wealthy nations, despite mounting evidence the formula is failing to yield promised results in Japan.

  • Written by MARI YAMAGUCHI, Associated Press ELAINE KURTENBACH, Associated Press