A look at allegations over the years against singer R. Kelly

CHICAGO (AP) — R&B star R. Kelly has been dogged for years by allegations that he sexually abused women and underage girls. He and his attorneys have repeatedly denied allegations of sexual miscon...

India toughens law to protect children from sexual abuse

NEW DELHI (AP) — The Indian government has toughened a law against child sexual abuse and child pornography. The law amended this week has increased the maximum penalty for child sex...

Timeline of R. Kelly's life and career

CHICAGO (AP) — R&B singer R. Kelly, long trailed by lurid rumors, has been charged with aggravated sexual abuse involving multiple victims dating back two decades. A timeline of his life and caree...

R. Kelly arrested in Chicago on federal sex crime charges

CHICAGO (AP) — A U.S. Attorney's office spokesman says singer R. Kelly has been arrested on federal sex-crime charges in Chicago. U.S. attorney spokesman Joseph Fitzpatrick says the ...

UK plan to control online porn is watched as test case

LONDON (AP) — The global push to more tightly regulate the internet and big tech firms is spreading to one of the web's biggest and least visible corners: porn. The British governmen...

Ex-Illinois lawyer sentenced to 5 years in porn-troll scheme

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A federal judge on Tuesday sentenced a former Illinois lawyer to five years in prison for his role in a multimillion-dollar porn-related scheme. John Steele, 48, w...

AP: Federal grand jury probing GOP fundraiser Elliott Broidy

NEW YORK (AP) — A federal grand jury in New York is investigating top Republican fundraiser Elliott Broidy, examining whether he used his position as vice chair of President Donald Trump's inaugural c...

517 Apple apps taken down at China's request

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – American tech company Apple removed 634 applications from its app store from July 1 to Dec. 31, 2018, at the request of 11 countries, according to its latest transparency ...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Sunday, June 23, the 174th day of 2019. There are 191 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On June 23, 1...

Mexican megachurch leader returns to court in sex abuse case

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The leader of Mexican megachurch La Luz del Mundo is scheduled to return court Friday in a child rape and human trafficking case. Naasón Joaquín García and his co-...

Alaska teens charged in 'murder for millions' slaying

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Two Alaska teens hoping to cash in on a $9 million offer from a Midwest millionaire brutally killed a developmentally disabled woman on a popular trail outside Anchorage, shoo...

Man accused of sex with teen on plane sentenced to 7 years

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey man accused of engaging in sexual activity with a 15-year-old girl on his private airplane after he set it on autopilot has been sentenced to seven years in prison. ...

The Latest: Alex Jones sanctioned in Sandy Hook lawsuit

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The Latest on lawsuits filed by families of victims of the Sandy Hook school shooting against conspriacy theorist Alex Jones (all times local): 5:20 p.m. ...

Lawyers say Infowars host Alex Jones sent them child porn

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Lawyers for relatives of some victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting allege conspiracy theorist Alex Jones sent them electronic files containing child pornography ...

Minnesota lawyer sentenced to 14 years for porn scheme

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A federal judge on Friday sentenced a Minneapolis lawyer to 14 years in prison for running a porn-related scheme. Paul Hansmeier was convicted of running the multi...