The Boy Scouts of America has filed for bankruptcy, with officials saying the move is the only way they can deal with the growing number of sexual abuse lawsuits and still maintain scouting programs for its current members. But, as…
By Alanna Durkin Richer, Associated Press
The settlement was announced Tuesday and comes months after a similar agreement was reached in a lawsuit brought against Harvard University by the National Association of the Deaf.
By Michael Rezendes, Associated Press
Janet Uhlar's regret stems from dozens of letters Bulger wrote to her from prison. In some, he describes his unwitting participation in a secret CIA experiment with LSD called MK-ULTRA.
By Tom Hays, Michael R. Sisak, Associated Press
A jury has started deliberations in the rape trial of Harvey Weinstein. The jury is weighing the evidence Tuesday after often-emotional testimony from multiple women who accused him of sexual assault.
By Aamer Madhani, Kevin Freking, Jill Colvin, Associated Press
President Donald Trump has pardoned Edward DeBartolo Jr., the former San Francisco 49ers owner convicted in a gambling fraud scandal. DeBartolo Jr. built the San Francisco 49ers' 1980s-1990s dynasty.
By Ashraf Khalil, Associated Press
A federal judge has refused to delay sentencing for Roger Stone on his conviction for witness tampering and lying to Congress.
By Lisa Fazio, The Conversation
The majority of visual misinformation that people are exposed to involves simple forms of deception like recycling legitimate old photographs and videos and presenting them as evidence of recent events.
By Alexandra Olson, Terry Tang, Associated Press
Business owners, some of whom have seen their customer traffic cut by more than half, are anxiously waiting for things to return to normal.
By David Crary, Associated Press
The bankruptcy petition listed the Boy Scouts' assets as between $1 billion and $10 billion, and its liabilities at $500 million to $1 billion.
By Elliot Spagat, Associated Press
The acting Homeland Security secretary, Chad Wolf, is exercising authority under a 2005 law that gives him sweeping powers to waive laws for building border barriers.
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