Michael R.’s Recent Stories
Nation Sep 25Bill Cosby’s day of reckoning arrives
Facing the possibility of prison at 81, Bill Cosby arrived at a suburban Philadelphia courthouse Tuesday to learn his punishment for drugging and sexually assaulting a woman over a decade ago in what led to the first celebrity trial of…
Politics Aug 21U.S. deports former Nazi camp guard, 95, to Germany
The last Nazi war crimes suspect facing deportation from the U.S. was taken from his New York City home and spirited early Tuesday morning to Germany, following years of efforts to remove him from the United States.
Politics Jul 27Trump denies knowing about Trump Tower meeting in advance
President Donald Trump denied Friday that he knew in advance about a Trump Tower meeting in June 2016 between a Russian lawyer, his eldest son and other campaign aides that had been convened to hear dirt on his Democratic rival,…
Nation Jun 20Retired archbishop removed from public ministry after abuse allegation
The retired Roman Catholic archbishop of Washington, D.C., has been removed from public ministry and faces further punishment over a "credible" allegation that he sexually abused a teenager while a priest in New York more than 40 years ago.
Nation May 18Investigators probe cause of school bus crash that killed 2
Investigators combed through evidence Friday seeking answers to why a school bus carrying 45 fifth-graders and teachers on a field trip collided with a dump truck on a New Jersey highway, killing a student and teacher and sending dozens to…
Nation Apr 26Bill Cosby found guilty on all three counts in sexual assault retrial
Bill Cosby has been convicted of drugging and molesting a woman in the first big celebrity trial of the #MeToo era.
Nation Apr 23Bill Cosby defense blocked from using deposition, as sexual assault trial nears end
Jurors in Bill Cosby's sexual assault retrial won't hear old deposition testimony from a confidante of his chief accuser, a judge ruled Monday, dealing a blow to his lawyers' effort to undermine her credibility.
Nation Apr 13Andrea Constand, Bill Cosby’s chief accuser, says she wants justice
Andrea Constand's appearance was her second chance to confront Cosby in court after his first trial ended with a hung jury. This time, though, she will face a defense team intent on portraying her as a "con artist" who framed…
Nation Apr 12Model Janice Dickinson tells jury Bill Cosby raped her in 1982
Model Janice Dickinson, the fourth accuser to take the witness stand at Cosby's sex assault retrial, told jurors she was "rendered motionless" by the pill as Cosby got on top of her in his Lake Tahoe, California, hotel room.
Nation Apr 11Woman calls Bill Cosby a ‘serial rapist’ as sexual assault retrial begins
The woman was first among a number of witnesses who are expected to testify that Cosby drugged and molested them during his sexual assault retrial in Pennsylvania.