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By PBS NewsHour
On this edition for Saturday, Jan. 27, a deadly bombing in Afghanistan claims nearly 100 lives, and a look at the legal implications of the Larry Nassar case for U.S.A. Gymnastics. Also, asylum-seekers are fleeing the United States for Canada.
Serial sexual abuser and former U.S.A. Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar was sentenced this week to up to 175 years in prison. Now, state and federal officials are investigating who at Michigan State University, where Nassar practiced and worked as a…
By Associated Press
The House committee’s letter to USA Gymnastics says the Nassar allegations “raise serious concerns about your organization’s ability to oversee your sport and protect your athletes from abuse and mistreatment.”…
By Wendy Thomas Russell
It's not what you think.
More than 150 young women testified to the abuse they suffered at the hand of former gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar before he was sentenced to life in prison, revealing how the sport failed to keep so many athletes safe. What…
A Michigan courtroom erupted in clapping as former sports doctor Larry Nassar was sentenced to as many as 175 years in prison for sexually assaulting scores of women and girls, including three Olympic gold medal gymnasts, under the guise of…
By Erica R. Hendry
Over the past week, more than 150 women, some of them former Olympic athletes, shared stories about how Nassar had abused them as children and teens, in training facilities, medical centers, and at times, in their own homes.
By Joshua Barajas, Hannah Grabenstein, Erica R. Hendry
These days, it’s hard to stop news from Washington, D.C., from flooding your news feed. We take a moment every week to bring you important stories beyond the White House and the Capitol. Here’s what we’re reading now.
By Joshua Barajas
Nearly 100 women and girls who say they were sexually assaulted by Larry Nassar are testifying about his "veiled sexual abuse" during a four-day sentencing hearing in Michigan.
In our news wrap Wednesday, former USA gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar pleads guilty to sexually assaulting seven young athletes. Four states investigate ride-sharing company Uber after reports that the company concealed a hack of 57 million users. And Lebanese Prime…
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