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All the Catholic bishops in Chile have resigned over a sex abuse scandal

<b>(CNN) —</b> Every bishop in Chile offered his resignation to Pope Francis on Friday, after a three-day emergency summit at the Vatican to discuss Chile's sex abuse scandal.<p>In total, 31 active bishops and three retired bishops announced in a statement that they had offered to resign over the scandal and …

Christianity

These are the only two owners of color in the NFL

The three biggest US sports leagues have just six people of color as principal owners.<p>Team ownership is still largely the territory of white men.<p>It's a trend that doesn't look like it'll change anytime soon.<p>"Historically the wealth in this country belongs to white males," said sports attorney …

Race & Ethnicity

Tsunami warnings canceled after magnitude-7.9 earthquake off Alaska

<b>(CNN) —</b> Forecasters canceled tsunami warnings for Alaska and the US and Canadian west coasts Tuesday after an earthquake in the Gulf of Alaska stoked fears of damaging waves.<p>The tsunami alerts were canceled "because additional information and analysis have better defined the threat," said the …

Natural Disasters

New York truck attack: Who is suspect?

<b>Sayfullo Saipov, the main suspect in Tuesday's New York truck attack that killed eight people and injured 12, arrived in the US from Uzbekistan in 2010 and is married with three children.</b><p>He became a legal permanent resident of the US through a lottery programme that grants green cards annually to …

Extremism

Who Is Competent to Decide What Offends?

New survey data casts doubt on a popular framework used by universities to identify microaggressions.<p>As the ranks of college administrators have swelled in higher education, one task they’ve undertaken is more aggressively training students—and at times, faculty members— in what is variously called …

'Bone Music': The revival of making albums made from X-rays

Music etched onto the film of X-rays was the only way some rock-and-roll lovers in the former Soviet Union could listen to certain tunes. It’s called “bone music.” Now, people trade these old relics online and visit museums to see them.<p>And one Los Angeles record label is reviving the practice, …

X-rays