(BOSTON) — Rhode Island tennis legend Gordon Ernst, who formerly coached at Georgetown, has agreed to plead guilty in connection with his role in the college admissions cheating scheme that embroiled actress Lori Loughlin and other high-profile people, according to a court document filed... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The United States is facing a COVID-19 surge this summer as the more contagious delta variant spreads. More than 642,000 Americans have died from COVID-19 while over 4.5 million people have died from the disease worldwide, according to real-time data compiled by... Read More.
WSU NO LONGER REQUIRES SAT/ACT SCORES As the COVID 19 pandemic kept schools closed for the better part of the entire year and disrupted the studies of students across the country, many public universities made submitting SAT and Act scores optional for students applying... Read More.
By AARON KATERSKY, ABC News(BOSTON) -- Peter Brand, the former fencing coach at Harvard, and Jie Zhao, a Maryland businessman, were arrested Monday morning and charged with conspiracy.This case is separate from the so-called "Varsity Blues" investigation but... Read More.
By AARON KATERSKY, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- A federal appeals court has found no federal civil rights violation in Harvard's admissions process, in a ruling that upholds a district court decision and puts the case "on track" to head to... Read More.
(BOSTON) -- Lori Loughlin began serving her two month prison sentence Friday for her role in the Varsity Blues college admissions cheating scheme, a source familiar with the case told ABC News. The former Full House actress reported to... Read More.
By MEGAN STONE, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Felicity Huffman has cleared the last hurdle of her punishment stemming from last year's college admissions scandal.A rep for the Desperate Housewives alum confirmed to Good Morning America she wrapped up... Read More.
By CONOR FINNEGAN, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- The Trump administration is cutting the number of refugees the U.S. will admit in Fiscal Year 2021 to a historic low number -- 15,000.That's 3,000 fewer refugees than the ceiling the administration... Read More.
By CONOR FINNEGAN, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- A group of prominent former U.S. officials is joining state and local governments, U.S. lawmakers, religious leaders and resettlement agencies in urging the Trump administration to increase refugee admissions in fiscal year 2021 amid... Read More.
By AARON KATERSKY and KATE HODGSON, ABC News(BOSTON) -- Fashion designer Mossimo Giannulli was sentenced Friday to five months in prison for his role in what the judge called “a breathtaking crime on the nation’s higher education system."Giannulli... Read More.
(BOSTON) -- Former Full House actress Lori Loughlin and her fashion designer husband, Mossimo Giannulli, were sentenced today to two months and five months in prison, respectively, on conspiracy charges stemming from the so-called Varsity Blues college admissions cheating... Read More.