Archbishop: Church of England ‘colluded’ to hide sex abuse
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Archbishop: Church of England ‘colluded’ to hide sex abuse

LONDON (AP) — The Church of England “colluded” with and helped to hide the long-term sexual abuse of young men by one of its former bishops, the head of the church said Thursday. Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby apologized to the victims who had spoken out and helped to bring ex-bishop Peter Ball to justice … Continue reading

2 ex-Penn State officials plead guilty in child-sex scandal
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2 ex-Penn State officials plead guilty in child-sex scandal

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Two former Penn State administrators accused of covering up child sexual abuse allegations against Jerry Sandusky pleaded guilty to reduced charges Monday, more than five years after the scandal rocked the university and led to the downfall of football coach Joe Paterno. Tim Curley, a 62-year-old former athletic director, and Gary … Continue reading

McAuliffe announces website to help combat prescription drug and heroin addiction in Virginia
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McAuliffe announces website to help combat prescription drug and heroin addiction in Virginia

RICHMOND – Governor Terry McAuliffe announced on Tuesday, Nov. 1, the launch of http://www.VaAware.com, a new website developed as an informational tool for Virginia’s fight against prescription drug and heroin abuse in Virginia. As a recommendation of the Governor’s Task Force on Prescription Drug and Heroin Abuse in Virginia, VaAware.com features specific pages for parents, health-care … Continue reading

Swimmer Ryan Lochte to attend Comic Con in Richmond
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Swimmer Ryan Lochte to attend Comic Con in Richmond

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Swimmer Ryan Lochte is expected to appear at a comic convention in Richmond. Organizers for the Wizard World Comic Con say the 12-time Olympic medal winner will greet fans, sign autographs and pose for selfies with fans at the Greater Richmond Convention Center on Sept. 10. Lochte’s visit comes as he … Continue reading

Pall of sex abuse investigations hangs over alumni weekends
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Pall of sex abuse investigations hangs over alumni weekends

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Between cocktails, campus tours and squash games, alumni visiting St. George’s School for their annual reunion weekend will find something different this year: discussions about what has unfolded at the elite boarding school since December 2015, when leaders acknowledged dozens of students were sexually abused in the past. St. George’s is … Continue reading

White House’s Sexual Assault Initiative is hoping to reduce assaults on campuses,  but they tell us:  “It’s On Us.”
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White House’s Sexual Assault Initiative is hoping to reduce assaults on campuses, but they tell us: “It’s On Us.”

by Mahogany Waldon The White House, along with CollegeHumor, an online website that produces videos and articles geared towards college students, have partnered for the “It’s On Us” week of action from Nov. 8-14. The week is designated for college campuses to bring awareness to sexual assault. Initiatives from pledge drives, town hall meetings and … Continue reading

Dictator’s son says Filipinos care less about Marcos abuses
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Dictator’s son says Filipinos care less about Marcos abuses

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The son of late strongman Ferdinand Marcos said Wednesday that Filipinos are no longer concerned about human rights abuses committed under his father’s rule, angering activists who said he wants people to forget his father’s dictatorship, which a popular revolt ended 29 years ago. Speaking to reporters two days after announcing … Continue reading

Los Angeles prosecutors reviewing case against Bill Cosby
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Los Angeles prosecutors reviewing case against Bill Cosby

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles prosecutors are reviewing an investigation into a model’s accusations that Bill Cosby sexually abused her at the Playboy Mansion, an official said Thursday. District attorney’s spokeswoman Jane Robison said Thursday that police detectives presented evidence Wednesday afternoon for a possible criminal case. There’s no timetable for when a decision … Continue reading