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Rich and famous parents who are accused of buying their children entrance to some of the best universities in the U.S. were part of a multilevel, years-long scam that exploited a desire expressed worldwide: to be educated at the best American institutions.

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William "Rick" Singer, front, founder of the Edge College & Career Network, exits federal court in Boston, March 12, 2019, after he pleaded guilty to charges in a nationwide college admissions bribery scandal.

Belatedly following the lead of more than 30 other countries, the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration has ordered the immediate grounding of the entire Max series of Boeing jetliners.

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A worker walks past an engine on a Boeing 737 MAX 8 airplane being built for American Airlines at Boeing Co.'s Renton assembly plant, March 13, 2019, in Renton, Wash.

A grand jury in Chicago has returned a 16-count felony indictment against television actor Jussie Smollett, accusing him of falsely reporting to police that he was the victim of a hate-crime assault, local media reported on Friday, citing court records.

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'Empire' actor Jussie Smollett leaves Cook County jail following his release, Feb. 21, 2019, in Chicago.

The U.S. space agency NASA has confirmed that it has scheduled a spacewalk by two female astronauts for the first time.

A NASA spokeswoman told CNN Wednesday, “As currently scheduled, the March 29 spacewalk will be the first with only women.”

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U.S. astronaut Anne McClain, a member of the main crew of the expedition to the International Space Station, before the launch of Soyuz MS-11 space ship at the Russian leased Baikonur cosmodrome, Kazakhstan, Dec. 3, 2018.

Police in Chicago say a U.S. actor who claimed he was attacked and beaten by two masked men shouting racist and homophobic slurs staged the incident because he was dissatisfied with his salary and wanted to promote his career.

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FILE - Actor and singer Jussie Smollett attends the "Empire" FYC Event in Los Angeles.

A U.S. Coast Guard officer who federal prosecutors allege stockpiled weapons to launch a spree of domestic terrorism and mass murder will appear in court Thursday.

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This image provided by the U.S. District Court in Maryland shows a photo of firearms and ammunition that was in the motion for detention pending trial in the case against Christopher Paul Hasson, whom prosecutors call a "domestic terrorist."

Super Bowl 53 is underway in Atlanta, with the New England Patriots once again trying to become American football champions and the Los Angeles Rams looking to stop them.

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Los Angeles Rams' Jared Goff (16) throws during the first half of the NFL Super Bowl 53 football game between the Los Angeles Rams and the New England Patriots, Feb. 3, 2019, in Atlanta, Georgia.

Millions of Americans are experiencing temperatures so cold that a burst of wind could cause frostbite within minutes — conditions that have caused the suspension of regional train service, work and school schedules, and even production of television and stage shows.

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Commuters brave the wind and snow in frigid weather in Cincinnati, Ohio, Jan. 30, 2019.

U.S. President Donald Trump has visited the Martin Luther King Jr. memorial in Washington to honor the slain civil rights leader on the national holiday.

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President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence visit the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial, in Washington, Jan. 21, 2019.

Facebook has apologized for temporarily banning North Carolina evangelist Franklin Graham from its platform over a 2016 post about the state's "bathroom bill."

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FILE - The Rev. Franklin Graham speaks during an interview in New York, May 1, 2018.