Nassar Victims Suing F.B.I. for Early Investigative Failures

The plaintiffs say Lawrence Nassar abused them after the bureau failed to act. The suits come after the Justice Department declined to prosecute the agents accused of bungling the inquiry.

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Nassar Abuse Survivors Reach a $380 Million Settlement

The agreement reached with U.S.A. Gymnastics and the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Committee will compensate more than 500 girls and women abused in the sport.

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Biles, Raisman, Maroney and Nichols Testify in Nassar Hearing

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.

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After the Nassar Scandal, Gymnastics Coaches Try a New Tone

Changes in the sport, which is still struggling to recover from a sexual abuse scandal, were evident at a championship event in Texas.

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Athletes and Mental Health: Naomi Osaka Adds to Conversation

Making herself vulnerable, she joins other noteworthy athletes in pushing the once-taboo subject into the open.

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