US Catholic Church boards reviewing sex abuse fail victims

The U.S. Catholic Church pushed what it called a key reform to address its exploding clergy sex abuse scandal almost two decades ago: Mandatory review boards with lay people in each diocese to review ...

AP: Catholic Church boards reviewing sex abuse fail victims

Facing thousands of clergy sex-abuse cases, U.S. Catholic leaders addressed their greatest crisis in the modern era with a promised reform: Mandatory review boards. These independent...

AP: Catholic Church boards reviewing sex abuse fail victims

Facing thousands of cases of clergy sex abuse, U.S. Catholic leaders addressed their greatest crisis in the modern era with a promised reform: Mandatory review boards. These independ...

NBC’s issues aren’t addressed despite candidates’ letter

NEW YORK (AP) — A day after four Democratic presidential candidates called on NBC News to support an independent investigation into its handling of sexual misconduct, the issue remained offstage at We...

Hedge fund Alden becomes Tribune’s largest shareholder

NEW YORK (AP) — Hedge fund Alden Global Capital is now the largest shareholder of Tribune Publishing, the company that owns the Chicago Tribune, Baltimore Sun and New York Daily News. ...

Federal judge tosses suit challenging Wynn’s casino license

BOSTON (AP) — A federal judge in Massachusetts has dismissed a $3 billion lawsuit accusing Wynn Resorts of cheating to win its casino license for Encore Boston Harbor. U.S. District ...

Nielsen says 13.8 million watched impeachment hearing

NEW YORK (AP) — An estimated 13.8 million people watched live coverage of diplomats William Taylor and George Kent on the first day of the House’s public impeachment hearings on President Donald Trump...

California sued again for requiring women on company boards

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California's first-in-the-nation law requiring publicly held companies to put women on their boards of directors is facing a second legal challenge. The law...

Catholic bishops' agenda: immigrants, gun deaths, sex abuse

BALTIMORE (AP) — US Catholic bishops received a challenging to-do list Monday as they opened their national assembly — notably to support immigrants and refugees, extend the campaign to curtail clergy...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Sunday, Nov. 10, the 314th day of 2019. There are 51 days left in the year. Today's Highlights in History: On Nov. 10, 1...

Business Highlights

___ Board of Google parent investigating sexual misconduct cases SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Alphabet's board of directors is investigating claims of sexual misconduct mad...

Board of Google parent investigating sexual misconduct cases

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The board at Google parent Alphabet is investigating claims of sexual misconduct made against executives and how the company handled them. Multiple reports say t...

Woman fired over access to leaked tape of ABC's Amy Robach

NEW YORK (AP) — A CBS News employee has lost her job following reports that she may have been involved in the leak of video that showed ABC's Amy Robach complaining that her bosses didn't run a story ...

Ginsburg, in book, questions confidential #MeToo agreements

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A new book on Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg explores her thoughts on the #MeToo movement and her hope that courts stop enforcing confidentiality clauses in sexual misco...

The Latest: UN agency chief for Palestinians resigns

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Latest on the resignation of the head of the U.N. agency for Palestinian refugees (all times local): 1:15 p.m. The head of the U.N. agency...