USC’s announcement of on-campus classes in fall could boost football’s return

USC will open its campus for in-person classes in the fall, presumably clearing the way for the Trojans’ football season to forge ahead in spite of the lingering threat of COVID-19. In a letter to the campus community Tuesday, USC President Dr. Carol Folt wrote that the university plans to start its fall semester Aug. […]

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Bernie Sanders drops out of 2020 presidential race

Sen. Bernie Sanders ended his presidential campaign on Wednesday, clearing Joe Biden’s path to the Democratic nomination and a showdown with President Donald Trump in November. Sanders made the announcement in a call with his campaign staff, his campaign said. Sanders’ exit caps a stunning reversal of fortune following a strong performance in the first […]

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Cardinal Pell welcomes court’s dismissal of abuse conviction

Cardinal George Pell welcomed Australia’s highest court clearing him of child sex crimes Tuesday and said his trial had not been a referendum on the Catholic Church’s handling of the clergy abuse crisis. Pope Francis’ former finance minister Pell had been the most senior Catholic found guilty of sexually abusing children and has spent 13 […]

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Stanford student tests positive for coronavirus, others told to leave campus

Stanford is clearing students off of its campus after learning that an undergraduate has tested positive for coronavirus. In a message to the university Friday, President Marc Tessier-Lavigne told the vast majority of Stanford’s undergraduates they will need to move out of their dorms and leave the university by Wednesday. And Tessier-Lavigne announced a slate […]

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