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For now, Army suspends discharges of immigrant recruits

The U.S. Army has stopped discharging immigrant recruits who enlisted seeking a path to citizenship – at least temporarily.


Jets CB Rashard Robinson suspended 4 games by NFL

Jets cornerback Rashard Robinson has been suspended for the first four games of the regular season by the NFL for violating the league’s substance abuse policy. Robinson was arrested and …


Mets pitcher Jenrry Mejia conditionally allowed to return from drug ban in 2019

New York Mets pitcher Jenrry Mejia has been granted conditional reinstatement from his lifetime drug suspension and could return for the 2019 season. Mejia became the first player suspended for …


UPDATED: Wed., May 9, 2018, 9:43 p.m.

House Democrats vote to suspend lawmaker’s chairmanship

Rep. David Sawyer was suspended Wednesday from his position as chairman of the House Commerce and Gaming Committee pending the outcome of an ongoing investigation into alleged inappropriate conduct.


Syracuse fraternity suspended after racist videos released

Video showing a group of men laughing uproariously at performances punctuated by racist language against blacks, Jews and Hispanics and simulated sex acts has roiled the campus of Syracuse University, …


Vice suspends 2 top execs after sexual misconduct report

Vice has suspended two top executives after a New York Times report on sexual misconduct at the digital media company.


UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 18, 2017, 1:54 p.m.

Twitter suspends white nationalists under new rules

Twitter suspended the accounts of well-known white nationalists Monday, moving swiftly after putting into place new rules on what it sees as abusive content.


Tavis Smiley, suspended by PBS, vows to fight back

PBS has suspended radio and TV host Tavis Smiley after finding what it called “troubling allegations” of sexual misconduct, making him the second high-profile star to be ousted from a …


UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 4, 2017, 9:15 p.m.

Met opera suspends conductor after sex abuse accusations

New York’s Metropolitan Opera on Sunday said it was suspending its relationship with longtime conductor James Levine pending an investigation into multiple allegations of sexual misconduct against him.


UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 2, 2017, 7:47 p.m.

ABC News suspends Brian Ross for ‘serious’ reporting error

ABC News on Saturday suspended investigative reporter Brian Ross for four weeks without pay for his erroneous report on Michael Flynn, which it called a “serious error.”


UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 9, 2017, 8:08 p.m.

Cowboys’ Ezekiel Elliott loses appeal; ineligible to play Sunday

A federal appeals court has denied Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott’s bid to keep a six-game suspension over alleged domestic violence on hold. Elliott was in court in New …


Florida State suspends Greek life following alcohol death

Florida State University indefinitely suspended its fraternities and sororities Monday after the alcohol-related death of a freshman pledge and cocaine charges for another fraternity member.


ESPN’s Jemele Hill: ‘I deserved that suspension’

Jemele Hill will return from her ESPN suspension on Monday, a little more than two weeks after the network sanctioned her for suggesting that NFL fans could boycott advertisers and …


UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 17, 2017, 6:37 p.m.

Cowboys’ Ezekiel Elliott gets another reprieve, will play vs 49ers

Dallas Cowboys star Ezekiel Elliott has been granted another legal reprieve in the running back’s fight to avoid a six-game suspension over domestic violence allegations. A federal judge granted a …


UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 13, 2017, 2:10 p.m.

Amazon Studios chief suspended amid sexual harassment allegations

Roy Price, the head of Amazon’s video division, was suspended by the company Thursday after a producer publicly accused him of sexually harassing her.


UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 6, 2017, 2:48 p.m.

IOC suspends Olympic official Nuzman in vote-buying case

After being arrested in Rio de Janeiro and accused of storing gold bars in Switzerland, Brazilian Olympic Committee president Carlos Nuzman was suspended by the IOC on Friday.


UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 12, 2017, 2:59 p.m.

Washington state utility’s nuclear waste shipments suspended

Officials in Washington state indefinitely suspended a public utility’s authority to ship low-level radioactive waste after the utility mislabeled a shipment.


UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 5, 2017, 12:14 p.m.

Mercosur trade bloc suspends Venezuela on democracy concerns

The South American trade bloc Mercosur has suspended Venezuela for failing to follow democratic norms amid a deepening political crisis in the country.


State suspends license of former Seattle neurosurgeon

A state panel has suspended the medical license of a prominent surgeon who was recently a focus of a Seattle Times investigation about Swedish Health’s neuroscience unit.


Chief shows sound judgment with suspension

This is an encouraging sign of leadership, especially for those who worried that promoting Meidl from within would produce an overly protective police chief.


University of Idaho fraternity suspension to continue after investigation

A University of Idaho fraternity remains suspended for the remainder of the academic year after a university investigation found that the fraternity engaged in behavior inconsistent with the university’s policies.


Spokane schools suspending first-graders, kindergartners more than high schoolers

Despite gains districtwide in suspension and discipline rates, there have been more kindergarten and first-grade suspensions than high school suspensions.


NFL suspends Denver CB Aqib Talib for poking Colts’ Dwayne Allen in the eye

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. – Aqib Talib says he understands why the NFL suspended him for poking Colts tight end Dwayne Allen in his right eye. He just hopes the league agrees …


Sharks forward Raffi Torres suspended for 41 games for hit

San Jose Sharks forward Torres given longest suspension in NHL history


Report: A-Rod camp leaked docs implicating Braun

NEW YORK — Members of Alex Rodriguez’s inner circle obtained and leaked documents that implicated Ryan Braun and other players in using performance-enhancing drugs, “60 Minutes” reported Friday.


Alex Rodriguez, others suspended by MLB for drugs

NEW YORK — Alex Rodriguez was suspended through 2014 and All-Stars Nelson Cruz, Jhonny Peralta and Everth Cabrera were banned 50 games apiece Monday when Major League Baseball disciplined 13 …


Cleveland disciplines 12 officers for deadly chase

CLEVELAND — The city fired a police sergeant, demoted two other supervisors and suspended nine more Tuesday for their roles in the chase in which officers fired 137 shots and …


Officer took gun safety class before daughter shot herself

Two weeks before Spokane police Officer Barry O’Connell’s daughter accidently shot herself Easter Sunday with her father’s department-issued pistol, O’Connell had completed a gun safety refresher course stressing the importance …


Colo. boy, 6, suspended for reciting ‘Sexy’ lyric

AURORA, Colo. — A 6-year-old boy was suspended from his suburban Denver school for three days after school officials said he told a girl “I’m sexy and I know it,” …


Day care owner appeals closure

A large Spokane child care center shut down by the state has appealed what its owner said is an “unfounded” decision. The Academy of Little Bears closed last week after …