Timeline of Cardinal George Pell's career and accusations

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — An Australian judge has sentenced Cardinal George Pell to 6 years in prison on convictions of sexually abusing two choirboys in a cathedral when he was archbishop of Austra...

Cardinal George Pell's crimes described in victim's words

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The trial of Cardinal George Pell was largely a case of his word against that of his sole accuser, a 34-year-old man who alleged that as a 13-year-old choirboy he and a fri...

Review: David Gray reflects on time in folk-electronic album

David Gray, "Gold in a Brass Age" (IHT Records) David Gray's lively folk record "Gold in a Brass Age" features his signature mix of electronic and folk. Both genres bring strength to...

Harvard choir that rejected W.E.B. Du Bois pays him tribute

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — A Harvard University choir group that rejected author W.E.B. Du Bois when he was a student because he was black will celebrate his work through a musical tribute. ...

Australian Cardinal Pell convicted of molesting 2 choirboys

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The most senior Catholic cleric ever charged with child sex abuse has been convicted of molesting two choirboys moments after celebrating Mass, dealing a new blow to the Ca...

Russian choir performs satirical song about nuking the US

MOSCOW (AP) — A choir in the Russian city of St. Petersburg has drawn criticism for performing a satirical song about firing a missile on the United States from a Soviet nuclear submarine. ...

Differences between Cardinal Pell's prosecution and defense

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The lawyers representing Cardinal George Pell, the most senior Catholic cleric ever charged with child sex abuse, and those prosecuting the case painted very different pict...

Timeline of Cardinal George Pell's career and accusations

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — An Australian jury has convicted Cardinal George Pell on charges that he sexually abused two choirboys in a cathedral when he was archbishop of Australia's second-largest c...

Most senior Catholic charged with child sex abuse convicted

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The most senior Catholic cleric ever charged with child sex abuse has been convicted of molesting two choirboys moments after celebrating Mass, dealing a new blow to the Ca...

Overseas Taiwanese community in New York commemorate 228 incident with special event

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the anniversary of the 228 massacre approaches, overseas Taiwanese communities are coming together to commemorate the lives lost and lessons learned from Taiwan’s...

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ Feb. 17 The Toronto Star on the Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces Treaty: ...

Trombonists who died in 2018 honored with music in Cleveland

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The late American jazz great Urbie Green and three other accomplished trombonists who died in 2018 will be remembered Saturday at a musical event in Cleveland. ...

Grammy weekend kicks off with honor for Dolly Parton

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Nobody pokes more fun at Dolly Parton — all hair, sequins, nine-inch nails and five-inch stilettos — than the country superstar herself. Parton was celebrated for ...

The Latest: Pope leads faithful in prayer in UAE church

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on Pope Francis' historic visit to the United Arab Emirates (all times local): 9:20 a.m. Pope Francis has led the ...

New CBS contest 'World's Best' wins post-Super Bowl slot

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — A roundup of news from the Television Critics Association winter meeting, at which TV networks and streaming services are presenting details on upcoming programs. ...