Presidential race shows deep seated strife toward minorities

WASHINGTON (AP) — It started with Mexicans being publicly accused by presidential candidate Donald Trump of being criminals and rapists. It escalated to ejections, to sucker punches, to pepper spray. And now violence and strife seems to be a commonplace occurrence out on the campaign trail.

  • Written by JESSE J. HOLLAND, Associated Press

Argentine court sentences ex-dictator for Operation Condor

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentina's last dictator and 14 other former military officials were sentenced to prison for human rights crimes, marking the first time a court has ruled that Operation Condor was a criminal conspiracy to kidnap and forcibly disappear people across international borders.

  • Written by DEBORA REY, Associated Press LUIS ANDRES HENAO, Associated Press

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