Taiwan rises to No.1 in Asia for masturbation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwanese engage in more sexual self-pleasure than people in other Asian countries according to a survey by Japanese manufacturer of "hygienic sexual wellness items" ...

Pentagon still struggles with military kid sex assault cases

To the mothers, the 13-year-old boy appeared largely unsupervised as he roamed among the clusters of townhomes on the U.S. Air Force base in Japan. It would have been unremarkable — ...

Prosecutor accuses Argentine bishop close to pope of abuse

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — A public prosecutor's office in Argentina says a bishop close to Pope Francis has been formally accused of sexually abusing seminarians. The prosecutor...

Pope says Argentine bishop now facing Vatican abuse trial

VATICAN CITY (AP) — An Argentine bishop close to Pope Francis is on trial at the Vatican on accusations he sexually abused seminarians. Francis revealed the development in an intervi...

Argentine bishop's case overshadows pope's sex abuse summit

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis may have wrapped up his clergy sex abuse prevention summit at the Vatican, but a scandal over an Argentine bishop close to him is only gaining steam. ...

Sex abuse scandals in the Catholic Church

This kind of summit has never taken place before: Pope Francis has invited leading bishops from all over the world to tackle the problem of sexual abuse within the Catholic Church. "At last!&qu...

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ Jan. 8 The New York Times on President Donald Trump's first Oval Office addre...

The Latest: Ex-archbishop denies claim, welcomes probe

VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Latest on a U.S. archbishop's request to address sexual misconduct allegations against former St. Paul and Minneapolis Archbishop John Nienstedt (all times local): ...

Vatican urged to reveal status of ousted US archbishop

VATICAN CITY (AP) — A prominent U.S. archbishop is asking the Vatican for answers about the status of an investigation into alleged sexual misconduct against his predecessor. St. Pau...

Jesuits sent abusive priests to retire on Gonzaga's campus

On the surface, Father James Poole seemed like the cool priest in Nome, Alaska. He founded a Catholic mission radio station that broadcast his Jesuit sermons alongside contemporary pop hits. A 1978 st...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Thursday, Nov. 29, the 333rd day of 2018. There are 32 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Nov. 29, ...

Initial Senate vote on Kavanaugh nomination set for Friday

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate braced for a crucial initial vote Friday on Brett Kavanaugh's tottering Supreme Court nomination after Majority Leader Mitch McConnell set his polarized chamber on a sched...

NBC faces scrutiny for interview with Kavanaugh accuser

NEW YORK (AP) — When a third woman came forward to accuse Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct during 1980s house parties in Maryland, some in the mainstream media kept their dis...

Young Russians taking the lead in anti-Putin protests

MOSCOW (AP) — When almost all the protesters at recent anti-government rallies across Russia went home, teenagers and young adults were the only ones left on the streets. "In my circ...

Notable findings from investigation of Ohio St's Urban Meyer

Ohio State released a 23-page summary of findings from an independent investigation of coach Urban Meyer's handling of domestic violence allegations against a former Buckeyes assistant coach Zach Smit...