Authorities arrested 141 protesters heading into the early hours of Friday, culminating a more than 6-hour standoff between activists and police.
A trusted source confirmed a report in Politico that the vice president is "at the top of the internal short list" of Clinton's transition team.
Authorities used pepper spray and bean bags against activists demonstrating against a North Dakota oil pipeline Thursday, according to officials.
The jury found the university defamed Mike McQueary after it became public that his testimony helped prosecutors charge Jerry Sandusky.
Forty-two of those granted commutation Thursday were serving life sentences.