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NEW YORK (AP) — Priests, nuns and canon lawyers who advocate for molestation victims urged Pope Francis on Wednesday to use the new Vatican tribunal he formed on negligent bishops to investigate the archbishop of Newark, New Jersey, who has long been accused of sheltering...
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (AP) — The latest information on the Minnesota hunter and guides in Zimbabwe who killed a protected lion during a hunt in the African nation (all times are Central): 2:45 p.m. A small group of protesters has gathered at the office of a suburban Minneapolis...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — U.S. Rep. Chaka Fattah paid off a campaign loan with charitable donations and federal grants, funneled campaign money to pay down his son's student loan debt and disguised a lobbyist's bribe as payment for a car he never sold, prosecutors said Wednesday in...
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (AP) — The latest information on the Minnesota hunter and guides in Zimbabwe who killed a protected lion during a hunt in the African nation (all times are Central): 12:20 p.m. A Zimbabwean judge has granted bail to the professional hunter arrested for helping...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton said Wednesday that his office has received video taken in a Planned Parenthood clinic he says is consistent with other stealthily recorded footage that has Republicans again taking on the biggest abortion provider in the U...
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas abortion opponent must stand trial over a letter she sent to a Wichita doctor saying someone might place an explosive under the doctor's car, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday. The 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals overturned late Tuesday a...
SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (AP) — Prosecutors said Wednesday they have charged a 15-year-old boy as an adult in the death of an 8-year-old girl in an artists complex in a California beach town. Santa Cruz District Attorney Jeffrey Rosell said at a news conference that the teen faces...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton said Wednesday that his office has received video taken in a Planned Parenthood clinic he says is consistent with other stealthily recorded footage that has Republicans again taking on the biggest abortion provider in the U...
CINCINNATI (AP) — A van carrying vacation Bible school students crashed through a crossing gate into the side of a freight train at a southwest Ohio rail crossing, killing an adult passenger and injuring nine children and the driver, authorities said Wednesday. The Ohio State...