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Report Says 7 Former Faculty At Connecticut School Sexually Abused Students For Years - 2018-08-18T09:44:53-04:00
A report by a law firm found sexual abuse by seven former faculty members against 16 of its former students — going back as far as 1969 and lasting until 1992.

Should You Get That Scan? Your Doctor Might Not Be Great At Helping You Decide - 2018-08-18T09:00:19-04:00
In a new study, researchers found that doctors are better at explaining the benefits of a common cancer screening that its potential downsides. But overtesting comes with risks and costs of its own.

Brett Kavanaugh Investigated A President, Then Voiced Concerns About Doing Just That - 2018-08-18T07:00:21-04:00
Trump's Supreme Court pick wanted prosecutors to ask President Clinton explicit questions and wrote the section of the Independent Counsel's report to Congress making the case for impeachment.

The Russia Investigations: Trump On Collision Course With National Security World - 2018-08-18T07:00:21-04:00
President Trump tries to put ex-CIA Director John Brennan in his place by revoking his security clearance. But the further Trump tries to push the revocation gambit, the riskier it gets.

Kofi Annan, Former U.N. Secretary-General, Peace Prize-Winner, Dies At 80 - 2018-08-18T06:00:08-04:00
Annan served two terms as United Nations Secretary-General before creating the Kofi Annan Foundation. He was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2001.

The Clergy Abuse Crisis Has Cost The Catholic Church $3 Billion - 2018-08-18T05:00:21-04:00
Years after an investigation in Boston highlighted the dimensions of the sex abuse crisis in the Catholic priesthood, the financial and reputational cost to the Catholic church continues to grow.

'Beyond Anger': Pittsburgh Priest Says Sex Abuse Report 'Shook' Parishioners - 2018-08-18T05:00:21-04:00
Catholic priests in Pennsylvania will step into pulpits Sunday morning and have to address the massive clergy sex abuse revelations from this week's grand jury report.

California Legal Challenges To Census Citizenship Question To Continue - 2018-08-17T22:58:14-04:00
A federal judge in San Francisco has rejected the Trump administration's motion to dismiss two lawsuits over the 2020 census question. A potential trial could start in January 2019.

Police Arrest Third Suspect In New Haven Synthetic Marijuana Overdose Case - 2018-08-17T22:28:43-04:00
Over three days, more than 100 people fell ill after smoking a batch of K2 officials say was laced with AB-Fubinaca. Police Chief Anthony Campbell said chemical was "knocking people down."

Mueller: Prison Time An Option For Former Trump Campaign Aide Papadopoulos - 2018-08-17T21:49:37-04:00
The special counsel noted that the legal guidelines suggest a sentence of zero to six months. George Papadopoulos pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI about contacts with Russians.

Satanic Temple Protests Ten Commandments Monument With Goat-Headed Statue - 2018-08-17T19:27:33-04:00
"It will be a very cold day in hell before an offensive statue will be forced upon us to be permanently erected on the grounds of the Arkansas State Capitol," Republican State Sen. Jason Rapert said.

WATCH: Massive 'Fire Tornado' Revealed In Footage Released By Officials - 2018-08-17T16:52:48-04:00
California authorities say the behemoth killed a firefighter battling the Carr Fire last month. Larger than three football fields, the tornado was unlike anything they'd seen. Now, they have video.

Democrats Unveil Ad Attacking House GOP Leaders - 2018-08-17T16:21:37-04:00
An outside group supporting House Democrats is running a digital ad that uses a strategy the party used in 2006 to challenge Republican control of the House — focusing on personal scandals.

Fort Lauderdale Airport Shooter Is Sentenced To Life In Prison - 2018-08-17T15:02:05-04:00
Esteban Santiago killed five people and injured six when he opened fire in the baggage claim at a Fort Lauderdale airport in 2017. A federal judge called the attack "85 seconds of evil."

'There Must Be Justice': U.S. Sanctions Myanmar Soldiers For Rohingya Killings - 2018-08-17T14:49:06-04:00
The sanctions target four mid-level commanders and two units — but they failed to satisfy senators and activists alike, who say the U.S. has a ways to go to hold Myanmar accountable for its crimes.

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