Simone Biles, Aly Raisman, McKayla Maroney and Maggie Nichols are testifying at a Senate Judiciary Committee review of the Lawrence G. Nassar sexual abuse investigation.
The witness, a former backup performer, said she walked in on the singers as they were engaged in a sex act around 1993, one year before they were illegally married.
The infant, Legacy Beauford, was one of two young boys in New York who the police believe were recently killed by their mothers’ partners.
The woman, the eighth to accuse the R&B star of sexual misconduct during his trial in Brooklyn, said she was locked in a room at Mr. Kelly’s home for days.
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Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio still faces two lawsuits based on the allegations, which date to his time as a young priest in Jersey City.
Francis said in a wide-ranging interview with a Spanish-language radio network that he was in good health after colon surgery in July and insisted that he had not considered resigning.
On the eighth day of Mr. Kelly’s trial, a fourth woman testified that she was underage when the singer forced himself on her.
Accusations of sexual misconduct have long followed the R&B star. But central to the charges against Mr. Kelly are the people who prosecutors say made a pattern of abuse possible.
A child welfare system meant to protect Julissia Batties from an abusive home life failed the ultimate test.
The second accuser to testify against the R&B star during his trial was once among his vocal supporters, but she said on Tuesday that Mr. Kelly had instructed her to lie.
As an investigative reporter, Jason Berry exposed the church’s systematic cover-up of sexual abuse. Somehow, it wasn’t enough.
The second accuser to testify against the disgraced R&B star said she was 17 when the singer pressured her for sex, as the second week of Mr. Kelly’s trial began.
The company has taken action against sexual abuse material on its platforms. Its solutions, however, have not been met with universal support.
The R&B superstar may have experienced a “social death,” with his music largely disappearing in public. But streaming data tells a more complicated story.
The R&B star is on trial after years of delays. He is accused of commanding a criminal enterprise that recruited women and underage girls to have sex with him.
The backlash to Apple’s efforts to fight child sexual abuse show that in the debate between privacy and security, there are few easy answers.
The R&B artist was acquitted in 2008. But the culture around allegations of sexual misconduct has shifted dramatically since then, and he faces more formidable charges this time.
Carré Sutton accuses a former executive at a modeling agency of sexual assault, and a second employee of enabling the attacks.
Julissia Batties, who was found unconscious with a head injury, had been the subject of a child welfare case since birth. Her half brother admitted beating her, a police official said.
The R&B singer has faced a trail of accusations since 1996. On Monday, he goes on trial in Brooklyn.
The U.S. seems to be in the middle of a pervasive psychological decline.
Terry McKirchy was arrested after a grand jury in Broward County, Fla., indicted her in the 2019 death of Benjamin Dowling, who was severely disabled after his parents left him in her care in 1984.
Thousands of Native American children attended U.S. boarding schools designed to “civilize the savage.” Many died. Many who lived are reclaiming their identity.
Church authorities said they had received 368 reports of the sexual abuse, and almost half involved children under 15.
Valérie Bacot said her stepfather turned husband raped her as a child and had abused her for years. A court decided on a sentence that left her on parole but free from imprisonment.
Mr. Bell, a former star of the Nickelodeon series “Drake & Josh,” faces up to two years in prison.
Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland announced a new initiative that would delve into the records of the federal schools to which Native American children were forcibly relocated for 150 years.
In a 91-page report, the private coed boarding school in Ojai detailed sexual assaults and harassment against students dating back to the 1980s.
The sexual abuse scandal in Mali basketball is the latest example of how global sports organizations are failing to curb the mistreatment of women.
Legislation increasing sentences for pedophiles was changed to include restrictions on portrayals of homosexuality and transgender people that young people might see.
Olivier Duhamel was accused of sexually abusing his teenage stepson. Prosecutors said they had closed the case because the statute of limitations had expired.
Matt Schembechler said his account of abuse when he was a child in 1969 was ignored by his father, Bo, who was the new head football coach at Michigan.
Cardinal Reinhard Marx had sought to quit as a way to take responsibility for the church’s earlier failures to address sexual abuse by priests.
In their lawsuit, the plaintiffs said that USA Water Polo did not do enough to protect them from their coach, Bahram Hojreh. He also faces criminal charges.
A proposed law in New York would clear the way for people who were abused after turning 18 to sue for damages.
Changes in the sport, which is still struggling to recover from a sexual abuse scandal, were evident at a championship event in Texas.
Mr. Bell, who starred in the Nickelodeon series “Drake & Josh” from 2004 to 2007, has pleaded not guilty.
In a letter to Pope Francis, Cardinal Reinhard Marx said he saw his resignation as an opportunity to take responsibility for the abuses of past decades.
The new rules explicitly criminalize sexual exploitation of adults by priests who abuse their authority and also apply to lay people with power in the church.
Many Americans may never fully recover from the pandemic even if they didn’t contract the coronavirus.
The police had long believed Richard R. Lavigne killed Danny Croteau, 13. Just hours after they began drafting a request for an arrest warrant, investigators learned that the former priest had died.
Graham B. Spanier, who was found guilty in 2017 of one misdemeanor count of endangering the welfare of a child, must report to prison on July 9.
There is “insufficient reason to suspect” that the Rev. Michael Pfleger is guilty, the Archdiocese of Chicago announced.
Mercy Corps made public a report detailing sexual abuse allegations, including reports that the co-founder Ellsworth Culver arranged for the sexual abuse of his daughter and others.
The mainstream narrative is that a pop star ripped up a photo of the pope on “Saturday Night Live” and derailed her life. What if the opposite were true?
A federal judge said Randall Menges should be removed from a sex-offender registry, but the Montana attorney general plans to fight to keep him on it.