Approximately 20,000 U.S. military members are sexually assaulted annually. But only 7,816 reported those cases, and only in 350 cases were perpetrators charged with a crime. President Joe Biden and Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin created an independent commission to examine…
By Nick Schifrin, Dan Sagalyn
The tentative settlement between the Boy Scouts of America and its sexual abuse survivors is one of the largest in U.S. history. But the national organization had filed for bankruptcy in the winter of 2020. So just how much will…
By John Yang, Alison Thoet
In our news wrap Tuesday, slaughterhouses across the U.S., Canada and Australia have shut down after a new cyberattack targeted JBS — the world's largest meat processor. Florida became the largest state yet to ban transgender athletes from girls and…
Pope Francis has changed church law to explicitly criminalize the sexual abuse of adults by priests who abuse their authority, and to say that laypeople who hold church office can be sanctioned for similar sex crimes.
By Nicole Winfield, Associated Press
Last week, the University of Southern California announced it would pay over $850 million to hundreds of women who were allegedly preyed on by campus gynecologist Dr. George Tyndall over nearly three decades. It's the largest sexual abuse settlement ever…
By Stefanie Dazio, Associated Press
The University of Southern California has agreed to an $852 million settlement with over 700 women who accused the college's longtime campus gynecologist of sexual abuse. The agreement is believed to be a record amount for such a case.
By Ilan Ben Zion, Associated Press
Yehuda Meshi-Zahav has for decades been one of Israel’s most recognizable faces, but in recent days he has faced a growing list of accusers who say he committed horrendous acts of sexual abuse.
By Associated Press
A former U.S. Olympics gymnastics coach with ties to disgraced sport doctor Larry Nassar died by suicide after being charged with two-dozen crimes, including forms of human trafficking, the state attorney general said.
By Ed White, Anna Liz Nicholas, Associated Press
A former U.S. Olympics gymnastics coach with ties to disgraced sports doctor Larry Nassar has been charged in Michigan with two dozen crimes. John Geddert was head coach of the 2012 U.S. women's Olympic gymnastics team, which won a gold…
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