Monsignor named in sex abuse suit is removed from ministry

BATH, Pa. (AP) — Church officials in Pennsylvania have removed a monsignor from ministry after learning of a lawsuit that claims he told a teen he was counseling online to disrobe and perform sex acts...

The Latest: Mother of 10 kids says they weren't abused

FAIRFIELD, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a couple arrested on suspicion of torturing their 10 children (all times local): 12:40 p.m. A mother of 10 children who Calif...

10 kids removed from squalid California home, parents held

FAIRFIELD, Calif. (AP) — Police say they have removed 10 children from a squalid Northern California home and charged their parents with neglect and torture. Police in Fairfield nort...

Fraud charges filed against 2 members of secretive sect

Two members of a secretive evangelical church in North Carolina were charged Friday in an unemployment benefits scheme that former congregants have said was part of a plan to keep money flowing into t...

2 members of secretive sect charged in unemployment scheme

Two members of a secretive evangelical church in North Carolina were charged Friday in an unemployment benefits scheme that former congregants have said was part of plan to keep money flowing into the...

APNewsBreak: Woman says she reported cruel treatment of kids

MENDOCINO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a family killed when their SUV plummeted off a California highway (all times local): 5:15 p.m. A woman says she alerted Orego...

US gymnasts tell AP sport rife with verbal, emotional abuse

They were little girls with dreams of Olympic gold when they started in gymnastics. Now they're women with lifelong injuries, suffocating anxiety and debilitating eating disorders. T...

US gymnasts say sport rife with verbal and emotional abuse

They were little girls with dreams of Olympic gold when they started in gymnastics. Now they're women with lifelong injuries, suffocating anxiety and debilitating eating disorders. T...

The Latest: Trump says 'mere allegation' can shatter lives

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on abuse allegations involving White House aides (all times local): 11:50 a.m. President Donald Trump is bemoaning what he believes is ...

Trump defends former aide after abuse claims bring criticism

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has defended former aide Rob Porter, wishing him well in his future endeavors without any mention of the two ex-wives who have accused Porter of physical and e...

The Latest: Former Trump aide had interim security clearance

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the resignation of White House staff secretary Rob Porter (all times local): 3:50 p.m. The White House says former staff secretary R...

Trump aide to leave White House after abuse allegations

WASHINGTON (AP) — One of President Donald Trump's top White House aides resigned Wednesday following allegations of domestic abuse leveled against him by his two ex-wives. Staff secr...

White House aide resigns after allegations of spousal abuse

WASHINGTON (AP) — A top White House aide is stepping down following allegations of domestic abuse by his two ex-wives. Staff secretary Rob Porter says in a statement the allegations ...

Rutgers swimming coach fired amid emotional abuse claims

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — Rutgers University has fired its women's swimming and diving coach amid mental and verbal abuse allegations. Petra Martin's dismissal came Thursday after a...

Barbara Sinatra, Frank's 4th wife and widow, dies at 90

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Barbara Sinatra, the fourth wife of legendary singer Frank Sinatra and a prominent advocate and philanthropist for abused children, has died at 90. John Thoresen, ...