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Cardinal hires judge to review church sex abuse policies
Hoping to restore the faith of those disillusioned by how the Catholic church has handled sexual abuse allegations, the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New York appointed a former federal judge Thursday to review its procedures ...
Puerto Rico marks 1 year since Maria with choirs, protests
The uplifting strains of one of Puerto Rico's most beloved songs filled the air at 6:15 a.m. on Thursday as a choir stood in the coastal town where Hurricane Maria made landfall at that moment ...
In Florence-battered Wilmington, fear turns to fatigue
The sun rises blazing hot over Wilmington, and the line for ice is shorter than it was the day before. The lines across town for tarps and bottled water have dwindled, as well, and Brian ...
Trump blasts GOP spending plan that lacks money for wall
A spending plan pushed by congressional Republicans is "ridiculous" because it does not include funding for a border wall with Mexico, President Donald Trump said Thursday.Trump tweeted that he wants to know "where is the ...
Update: Official says multiple people killed in shooting
The Latest on the shooting in Maryland (all times local):11:10 a.m.An official says multiple people have been killed in a shooting Harford County, Maryland.The law enforcement official has knowledge of the shooting but wasn't authorized ...
Sentencing options for Cosby include prison, jail, probation
Bill Cosby could be sent to prison next week for drugging and molesting a woman at his suburban Philadelphia home in 2004 in what became the first celebrity trial of the #MeToo era.Cosby is due ...
Official: 3 people killed in Maryland shooting
Three people were killed Thursday morning in a shooting in northeast Maryland, according to a law enforcement official. The law enforcement official had knowledge of the shooting but wasn't authorized to discuss details by name and ...
Trump Chips Away at Liberal US Appeals Court Majorities
Thirteen appellate courts exert considerable influence, but only four of them have a Republican-appointee majority
Trump Blasts Spending Bill With No Border Wall Funding
Trump blames fellow Republicans and accuses Democrats of blocking funding for the wall
Releasing tax returns an issue again – in governor’s races
The candidate had just chided the media minutes earlier for not being tougher on his opponent when the moderator asked him what might be his least favorite campaign question: Why won't you release your tax ...
3 hurt in court shooting leave hospital; gunman identified
Three civilians wounded when a gunman opened fire outside a crowded Pennsylvania courtroom are out of the hospital.The three were taken to Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown, West Virginia, following Wednesday's shooting in Fayette County. ...
GOP says time running out for Kavanaugh accuser to talk
Republicans are warning that time is running out for Brett Kavanaugh's accuser to tell Congress about her claim he sexually assaulted her when both were teenagers, even as President Donald Trump called the woman's allegation ...
Official: Man who shot at ex, killed parents is found dead
A gunman authorities say shot at his ex-wife and then killed his parents in Pennsylvania has been found dead.Chester County District Attorney Tom Hogan said during a media briefing early Thursday that 59-year-old Bruce Rogal ...
Trump: ‘Hard for Me to Imagine’ Kavanaugh Assaulted Teen in 1982
Kavanaugh's accuser was invited to testify at a hearing Monday before the Senate committee considering Kavanaugh's nomination to Supreme Court
President Trump Visits Hurricane-Ravaged North Carolina
Officials warn residents of more floods this week as rivers crest, and official death toll rises
Pompeo: US Ready to Restart Talks With North Korea
US top diplomat says he has invited North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho to meet with him in New York at next week’s United Nations General Assembly
Celebrity Chef in Hot Water for Hosting Venezuela’s Maduro
Dozens of Venezuelans protested outside Miami restaurant of Nusret Gokce in whose upscale Istanbul restaurant Venezuelan president dined with his wife as millions of their compatriots go hungry
Report: Extreme Poverty Declining Worldwide
The progress is not fast enough to meet the goal of eliminating such poverty by 2030
Senator Pushes Woman Accusing Kavanaugh of Assault to Testify
Lawyers for Christine Blasey Ford say they want an FBI investigation before she agrees to testify in public on alleged attack by Supreme Court nominee
US Catholic Church Plans Hotline for Complaints of Abuse by Bishops
A Pennsylvania grand jury report in August alleged bishops tried to hide accusations that about 1,000 children and adults were abused by 301 priests over 70 years
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