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Everything You Need to Know About the Biggest Abortion Case in Decades

The Supreme Court will hear oral arguments Wednesday in a case that boils down to: Who decides what’s best for a woman’s health? Anti-abortion …

The Supreme Court is hearing arguments in a key abortion case. Here’s what to know.

By Robert Barnes<p>Robert Barnes<p>Reporter covering the U.S. Supreme Court<p>Email Bio Follow<p>On Wednesday, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in <i>Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt</i>, a case that could determine how far states may go in regulating abortions without violating a woman’s constitutional …

Bishops covered up sex abuse of Pennsylvania children

Cases of sexual abuse over four-decade period by Roman Catholic priests were covered up by US bishops, jury says.<p>Hundreds of children in the US state of Pennsylvania have been sexually abused by about 50 Roman Catholic priests over four decades while bishops covered up their actions, a grand jury …

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Leader of Socialists in Spain fails in first vote to become prime minister

They were hoping they could form a government, but the numbers in parliament did not add up.<p>The head of the Socialists in Spain, Pedro Sanchez, has failed in a first vote to become prime minister and form a minority coalition.<p>Only 130 of the 350 parliamentarians voted yes to the plan, which was …

Australian cardinal admits ignoring boy's complaint about a sexually abusive priest

Australian Cardinal George Pell, Pope Francis' trusted finance minister, has admitted ignoring a boy's complaint about a sexually abusive priest but denied that he tried to bribe another abuse victim to keep quiet.<p>Speaking on the fourth and last day of hearings before a royal commission on abuse …

Cardinal George Pell: five paedophile priests in diocese was a 'disastrous coincidence'

Vatican finance chief claims at least two archbishops deceived him by not revealing what was happening<p>Vatican finance chief Cardinal George Pell said that it was a "disastrous coincidence" that five paedophile priests preyed on children in the Australian town where he was based, as survivors …

Ben Carson announces campaign is over

'I will still continue to be heavily involved in trying to save our nation,' the retired neurosurgeon said.<p>Ben Carson is suspending his bid for the presidency, the retired neurosurgeon announced Friday, speaking at the Conservative Political Action Conference in National Harbor, Maryland.<p>"Even …

US presses UN council to confront sex abuse by peacekeepers

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United States is pressing the U.N. Security Council for the first time to confront the escalating problem of sexual abuse and exploitation by U.N. peacekeepers, which has undermined the organization's credibility.<p>The United States is the biggest financial contributor to …

Senator Puts Hold on Lead Bill, Says Flint Doesn't Need Fed Aid

U.S. news<p>A U.S. senator from Utah who put a hold on a bill to provide federal aid to Flint, Michigan, amid its water crisis said Friday he did so because the federal money is unneeded.<p>"The state of Michigan has an enormous budget surplus this year and a large rainy-day fund, totaling hundreds of …