Pope defrocks founder of another Latin America-based order

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Another founder of a Catholic religious movement has been defrocked for sexual misconduct and abusing his power, the latest in a string of purportedly orthodox, charismatic priests...

Catholic Church orders more inquiry into Minnesota bishop

CROOKSTON, Minn. (AP) — Roman Catholic Church leaders in Rome authorized more investigation into claims that a northern Minnesota bishop interfered with past investigations into clerical sexual miscon...

House leader urges action on bill tied to Ohio State scandal

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Unhappy with Ohio State's response to allegations of widespread, decades-old sexual abuse by a team doctor, the leader of the Ohio House called Monday for lawmakers to act soon o...

Roman Catholic Diocese of Buffalo: Bankruptcy imminent

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The Roman Catholic Diocese of Buffalo faces near certain bankruptcy after posting a $5 million loss in 2019, and with a barrage of lawsuits from the clergy misconduct scandal stil...

Judge frees NFL star Antonio Brown from house arrest

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida judge freed NFL free agent Antonio Brown from house arrest Tuesday, allowing him to travel freely as he awaits trial on charges that he attacked the driver of a ...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Monday, Jan. 27, the 27th day of 2020. There are 339 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Jan. 27, 19...

3rd woman accuses Michigan lawmaker of sexual harassment

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A third woman in two weeks has publicly come forward with sexual harassment allegations against a Michigan state legislator, according to a published report Sunday. ...

Trump campaign complains to debate commission about fairness

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's campaign raised concerns to the nonpartisan presidential debate commission about fairness and the selection of moderators for the 2020 general election cycle...

NFL player Antonio Brown turns himself in at Florida jail

FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — NFL free agent Antonio Brown turned himself in at a Florida jail on Thursday night following accusations that he and his trainer attacked another man. Br...

Arrest warrant issued for NFL wide receiver Antonio Brown

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. (AP) — A warrant has been issued for the arrest of NFL wide receiver Antonio Brown following accusations that he and his trainer attacked another man near Brown's Florida home, authori...

From #MeToo to trial: A look at the fall of Harvey Weinstein

NEW YORK (AP) — As Harvey Weinstein goes through his New York trial on rape and sexual assault charges, here's a look at the movie mogul's past and his multiple legal fights. A HOLLY...

3 National Guard soldiers convicted in 2017 sexual assault

MURRAY, Ky. (AP) — Three of four National Guard soldiers accused of involvement in a 2017 sexual assault case have pleaded guilty in Kentucky to misdemeanor sexual misconduct charges. ...

April trial set for Cuba Gooding Jr. in bar groping case

NEW YORK (AP) — Two women who have accused Cuba Gooding Jr. of sexual misconduct will be allowed to testify at his trial on charges that he groped three other women at Manhattan bars in 2018 and 2019,...

McCarty fired as Evansville investigation continues

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Evansville coach Walter McCarty has been fired and that interim coach Bernie Seltzer would continue to lead the team, the university announced Tuesday. McCart...

Ohio State doctor abuse investigation, suits have cost $9.8M

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The investigation and related lawsuits about alleged sexual abuse decades ago by an Ohio State University team doctor have cost nearly $10 million so far, according to the scho...