DOE: Penn State violated Title IX after Jerry Sandusky case

WASHINGTON (AP) — Penn State University will be required to make major changes to how it deals with sexual assault complaints following an investigation of the school's handling of allegations in the ...

Amnesty International says Thai military abuses conscripts

BANGKOK (AP) — The human rights group Amnesty International says many new conscripts in Thailand's military are physically, sexually and mentally abused, with some cases amounting to torture. ...

US, UAE troops hold major exercise amid virus, Iran tensions

AL-HAMRA MILITARY BASE, United Arab Emirates (AP) — U.S. Marines and Emirati forces held a major military exercise Monday that saw forces seize a sprawling model Mideast city, a drill conducted amid t...

Former priest in northern Virginia charged with sexual abuse

FALLS CHURCH, Va. (AP) — A former Catholic priest in northern Virginia has been charged with sexually abusing a teenager in a case that dates back nearly 35 years, and a city councilman for the Distri...

Ex-track athletes detail alleged sex abuse by college coach

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Former Olympic high jumper Erin Aldrich claims one of her track coaches, John Rembao, began grooming her for a sexually abusive relationship when she was 16 before physically t...

3 former track athletes suing NCAA, coach over alleged abuse

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Three former student-athletes who say they were sexually abused by a track coach on Wednesday sued the NCAA, its board of governors and the coach, alleging the governing body d...

Weinstein faces sentencing, prison in landmark #MeToo case

NEW YORK (AP) — The final act of Harvey Weinstein's rape trial in New York begins Wednesday, when the once-powerful film producer will be sentenced following his landmark #MeToo conviction. ...

Timeline of Cardinal George Pell's career and accusations

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia's highest court on Wednesday began hearing an appeal by Cardinal George Pell against his convictions for molesting two choirboys in a cathedral more than two decad...

Australia's High Court to hear Pell abuse appeal Wednesday

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The most senior Catholic to be convicted of child sex abuse will take his appeal to Australia’s highest court on Wednesday in potentially his last bid to clear his name. ...

Charges against Australian swim coach won't proceed in court

BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — Australian swim coach Scott Volkers won't face trial into allegations of indecent treatment of a child after the Brisbane District Court on Tuesday ruled a permanent stay on...

Ex-Michigan football player suing school over alleged abuse

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — A man who played football at the University of Michigan sued the school and its board of regents on Monday, alleging the late Dr. Robert E. Anderson sexually abused him. ...

USC invests in supporting Helton rather than replacing him

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mike Bohn took over as athletic director at Southern California on Nov. 7. His first major assignment was to assess the state of the football program and determine whether Clay Helt...

Diocese: Claims against retired Wisconsin priest uncredible

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Sexual misconduct allegations made against a retired Wisconsin Catholic priest who was acquitted last year on charges he sexually assaulted an altar boy are not credible, the Dioc...

University of Michigan replaces law firm in abuse inquiry

ANN ARBOR, Mich, (AP) — The University of Michigan said it is replacing the law firm pegged to lead the investigation into allegations a deceased team doctor molested hundreds of people after learning...

Kansas investigating massage therapist for female athletes

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — A man recently charged with a child sex crime provided massage services to some University of Kansas women's athletic teams since 2015, the school's chancellor and athletics dire...