Pope Francis on Monday accepted the resignation of an Australian archbishop convicted in criminal court of covering up the sexual abuse of children by a priest, taking action after coming under mounting pressure from ordinary Catholics, priests and even the…
More than 100 former Ohio State University students have alleged abuse by a former team doctor and professor, Richard Strauss. The investigation began in April with former members of the men's wrestling team coming forward. Since then, athletes from 14…
By David Warren, Associated Press
Disgraced ex-sports doctor Larry Nassar and a former trainer were charged with sexual assault on Friday following an investigation involving an elite gymnastics center in Texas.
By Michael R. Sisak, Associated Press
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.
By Alice Yin, Associated Press
A letter signed by 120 sexual abuse victims of former sports doctor Larry Nassar on Tuesday urged Michigan State University's governing board to oust interim president John Engler, saying he has reinforced a "culture of abuse" at the school.
By Steve Karnowski, Amy Forliti, Associated Press
The Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis has agreed to a $210 million settlement with 450 victims of clergy sexual abuse as part of its plan for bankruptcy reorganization, making it the second-largest U.S. payout in the scandal.
By Tom Hays, Associated Press
Attorney Benjamin Brafman made the remark after meeting behind closed doors with prosecutors and a New York judge Tuesday over defense concerns about whether film producer Harvey Weinstein can get a fair trial.
By Colleen Long, Associated Press
Seven months after the allegations destroyed his career and set off a national reckoning known as the #MeToo movement, Weinstein left a Manhattan police station in handcuffs, with a strained smile, to head to court for arraignment.
By Eddie Pells, Associated Press
Officials from several Olympic sports will testify in a House subcommittee hearing scheduled to begin at 10 a.m. ET today. Watch their remarks here.
By Rod McGuirk, Associated Press
The conviction is another step toward holding the church to account for a global abuse crisis that has also engulfed Pope Francis' financial minister.
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