Rachel Lynn Aldrich

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CBS head resigns after latest sexual misconduct accusations

by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 9/10/18, 11:17 am

Longtime CBS CEO Les Moonves resigned Sunday amid accusations of sexual misconduct, which he denied, calling them “untrue allegations from decades ago” and “not consistent with who I am.” CBS announced his departure just hours after The New Yorker released a report detailing a second round of charges against Moonves.

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More states probe Catholic abuse record

by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 9/07/18, 12:33 pm

New York and New Jersey launched investigations Friday into the Roman Catholic Church’s handling of sex abuse allegations. Three weeks after a grand jury report found rampant sexual abuse of children by priests in Pennsylvania since the 1940s, Catholic leaders in New York and New Jersey said they would cooperate with authorities. The New York Archdiocese confirmed it received subpoenas and vowed to work with state Attorney General Barbara Underwood.

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Earthquake hits Japan same week as typhoon

by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 9/06/18, 11:46 am

Nine people died and at least 30 others remained missing after a powerful earthquake hit northern Japan early Thursday morning. The 6.7 magnitude quake struck Japan’s northernmost main island, Hokkaido, at 3:08 a.m. local time, triggering dozens of landslides and widespread disruption of infrastructure. Officials said more than 350 people were injured.

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