Activist asks Brazil's interim president to pay for cleanup

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A leading Brazilian biologist who has fought for the cleanup of Rio de Janeiro's polluted waterways called Saturday on interim President Michael Temer to release emergency funds to pay for the dredging of toxic lagoons hugging the Olympic Park.

  • Written by JENNY BARCHFIELD, Associated Press Writer

Ohio State rallies past Wright State in Louisville Regional

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Jalen Washington had a game-winning single in the bottom of the ninth inning to push Ohio State past Wright State 7-6 on Friday in the opening game of the Louisville Regional.

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Ex-Stanford swimmer's jail term decried as too lenient

PALO ALTO, Calif. (AP) — A six-month jail term for a former Stanford University swimmer convicted of sexually assaulting an unconscious woman is being decried as a slap on the wrist.

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