Michigan State University has settled hundreds of lawsuits filed by the victims of Larry Nassar's sexual assaults. It will cost the school at least $500 million. The payouts will vary, depending on a grim formula. In similar cases, courts look at the number of times a person was molested and the lasting impact of the abuse, lawyers say. Background: Nassar was a doctor for MSU and USA gymnastics. Hundreds of survivors, including Olympic medalists, publicly accused Nassar of sex abuse. Nassar was sentenced to 60 years in federal prison in Tucson on child pornography charges. When he's done there, the clock starts on two more sentences. For perspective: MSU is being sued by about 300 victims. Penn State University paid out $109 million to 35 victims in the Jerry Sandusky scandal.
Documents released Wednesday by President Trump show he reimbursed his personal attorney Michael Cohen for a $130,000 payment made to porn star Stormy Daniels. Trump once said he knew nothing of the arrangement, which is laid out in a financial disclosure report to the Office of Government Ethics. The proof of payment to Daniels, who said she had a sexual relationship with the president in 2006-2007, raises ethical and campaign finance concerns. Meanwhile, Donald Trump Jr. told Senate investigators he can't remember who he talked to on the phone for 11 minutes after he set up a 2016 meeting with Russians promising dirt on Hillary Clinton.
It turns out coffee workers pay a price with their health while roasting and grinding those coffee beans for our morning pleasure. Government investigators found coffee workers from small shops to large factories may be damaging their lungs by breathing in harmful air created by the roasting and grinding. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention tested 11 coffee facilities, and 10 of them exceeded the federal recommendation for a compound known for rapidly destroying lungs. What's the solution? Ventilation, the CDC says.
North Korea isn't into the controlling type, so if the Trump administration keeps pressuring North Korea to give up its nuclear arsenal, the historic June 12 summit between the two leaders might be off. What does Kim want? Normalized relations with the U.S., economic development and rewards for incremental actions he takes toward limiting his country's nuclear program.
By now you've racked your brain over whether that computer voice says yanny or laurel. It's dividing our nation, and we won't take sides (but it's definitely yanny). Instead, you might weigh these three things:
Law enforcement agencies across San Diego County are planning to crack down on drunken driving over the three-day Memorial Day weekend.
A two vehicle crash left one person critically injured Friday in Emerald Hills, according to authorities.
Some of the smartest high school students in San Diego County will be in Atlanta this weekend competing in the National Quiz Bowl Championship.
Californians Aware, a statewide group that advocates for government transparency, Friday expressed concern over a soon-to-take- effect San Diego Unified School District policy to delete most emails after one year.
Millions of Southern Californians will be taking to the roads and airways Friday as the Memorial Day travel crunch goes into high gear, and the large crowds will likely test the patience of motorists and airline passengers.
Several good Samaritans, including a grandmother, disregarded their own safety today when they helped subdue and disarm a knife- waving man who attacked the driver of a bus full of schoolchildren in a rural neighborhood in southeastern San Diego County.
An animal known as the San Quintin Kangaroo rat and native to Baja California is back from the brink of extinction.
As Memorial Day weekend approaches, San Diego Blood Bank CEO David Wellis today encouraged those who haven't recently donated blood to consider scheduling an appointment.
The San Diego Zoo Safari Park is famous for its expansive habitats featuring African and Asian species. The all-new Walkabout Australia gives park guests a view into a new region of the world with interesting and unique species.