Key witness could be in doubt in landmark church retrial

PHILADELPHIA — An aging monsignor who was the first U.S. church official ever tried and sent to prison over his handling of priest-abuse complaints co...
22:14 31 January 2022

At Harvey Weinstein’s trial, a big role for other accusers

NEW YORK — In his former life as a Hollywood big shot, Harvey Weinstein knew the importance of a good supporting role. In his New York City trial, it’...
23:26 28 January 2022

Fiat Chrysler denies union bribery allegations in GM lawsuit

DETROIT — Fiat Chrysler is moving to dismiss a racketeering lawsuit filed by rival General Motors, denying allegations that it bribed union officials ...
0:32 25 January 2022

News flash from Florida legislators: Telegraph era is over

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Florida lawmakers are transmitting a news bulletin: The telegraph era is over.
20:32 15 January 2022

Unique sex-abuse suit filed against Boy Scouts in US capital

A team of lawyers filed a lawsuit Monday in federal court in Washington, D.C., seeking to establish the nation’s capital as a venue for men across the...
1:13 7 January 2022

Obamacare sign-ups steady as debate persists over its future

WASHINGTON — More than 8 million people have signed up for coverage next year under former President Barack Obama's health care law, the government sa...
20:18 20 December 2021

Judge dismisses lawsuit in John Dillinger exhumation case

INDIANAPOLIS — A judge dismissed a lawsuit Wednesday by a nephew of 1930s gangster John Dillinger who wants to exhume the notorious criminal's Indiana...
18:35 4 December 2021

Surge of new abuse claims threatens church like never before

NEW YORK — At the end of another long day trying to sign up new clients accusing the Roman Catholic Church of sexual abuse, lawyer Adam Slater gazes o...
15:14 3 December 2021

A look at 15 states making it easier to sue over sex abuse

NEW YORK — Fifteen states have revised their laws in the past two years extending or suspending statute of limitations to allow child sex abuse claims...
6:00 2 December 2021

Pennsylvanians to get more time on sex abuse charges, suits

HARRISBURG, Pa. — The state where a grand jury’s groundbreaking report set off a new wave of reckoning over sexual abuse in the Roman Catholic Church ...
19:52 21 November 2021