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''Wasted our lives': Catholic sex abuse scandals again prompt a crisis of faith - Washington Post

She thought about not coming. Disillusioned by the sex abuse scandal again consuming the Catholic Church, Claartje Bertaut considered skipping Sunday Mass for the first time in more than four decades. In fact, she even considered leaving Catholicism.

Trump Lawyers' Sudden Realization: They Don't Know What Don McGahn Told Mueller's Team - New York Times

President Trump's lawyers do not know just how much the White House counsel, Donald F. McGahn II, told the special counsel's investigators during months of interviews, a lapse that has contributed to a growing recognition that an early strategy of full ...

Former Houston Doctor Who Raped Sedated Patient Will Not Serve Prison Time - Slate Magazine

A jury agreed that a former Houston doctor raped a heavily sedated patient. But the jury decided that Shafeeq Sheikh, a former Baylor College of Medicine resident, should be sentenced to 10 years' probation and register as a sex offender but not face ...

ICE says man taken while rushing pregnant wife to hospital is wanted for murder in Mexico - USA TODAY

A man detained by U.S. immigration officials while rushing his wife to a California hospital for the birth of their fifth child was wanted in Mexico on homicide charges, authorities now say. Joel Arrona-Lara, 36, was taken into custody Wednesday by ...

McCarthy quietly wages the other midterm campaign — for House speaker - Washington Post

DES MOINES — House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy is hardly the first politician with national aspirations to find himself flipping pork chops here at the Iowa State Fair. But it's the speaker's gavel, not the presidency, that has brought the ...

Hurricane Lane weakens slightly to Category 3 storm - CBS News

Last Updated Aug 19, 2018 5:45 PM EDT. Hurricane Lane grew to a Category 4 storm on Saturday, but then weakened Sunday morning to a Category 3 as it moved closer to the Central Pacific basin, the National Hurricane Center said. As of 11 a.m. ET ...

Maduro has a plan to fix Venezuela's inflation — which may make things worse - Washington Post

CARACAS, Venezuela — With President Nicolás Maduro's radical new plan to curb runaway inflation poised to come into effect Monday, Venezuelans braced for what experts say could soon be a deeper plunge into economic chaos for this broken South ...

Robert Wickens' violent IndyCar crash casts cloud over Alexander Rossi's win at Pocono - USA TODAY

A horrifying crash that kicked off Sunday's Verizon IndyCar Series race and resulted in rookie phenom Robert Wickens being helicoptered to a local hospital overshadowed Alexander Rossi's dominant win at the ABC Supply 500 at Pocono Raceway. IndyCar ...

'This Story Transcends Race': Kevin Kwan on the Appeal of 'Crazy Rich Asians' - New York Times

With its lavish banquets, helicopter escapes and sweeping descriptions of Singapore's lush coast, Kevin Kwan's novel “Crazy Rich Asians” practically begs to be turned into a film. But when Mr. Kwan wrote the book, which was published in 2013, he never ...

A woman says she fell off a cruise ship and spent 10 hours in the Adriatic Sea before she was rescued - Washington Post

A British woman on a cruise touring the Adriatic Sea fell into the water 60 miles off the coast of Croatia, apparently spending about 10 hours treading water before she was pulled into a rescue boat. The woman, who gave only her first name, Kay, spoke ...