In a letter, Pope Francis said the Catholic Church has not dealt properly with “crimes” against children and needs to prevent sexual abuses from being “covered up and perpetuated.” The letter came after a Pennsylvania grand jury report detailed alleged abuses by more than 300 priests against 1,000 children over decades.
Former CIA director John O. Brennan voiced his eagerness to challenge the president on the same day that national security adviser John Bolton floated the idea of reviewing all security clearances inside and outside the government.
Business owners on the Eastern Shore say they’ve raised wages and tried recruiting, but about a third of crab-picking jobs remain unfilled as few Americans have responded to openings and Mexican laborers are stranded at home without permission to come here to work.
As Turkey’s economy reels from American sanctions, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has focused domestic anger against the United States and shifted attention away from the economic problems that his government has failed to address.
Months after European law enforcement agencies undertook a sweeping online crackdown, the extremist group still finds new ways to put its messages and videos on the Internet in what has come to resemble stubborn trench warfare.