Judge orders feds to list private groups receiving watchlist

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A federal magistrate on Friday ordered the government to disclose to him and to plaintiffs' attorneys a list of private organizations that receive access to the government's list of known or suspected terrorists.

  • Written by By MATTHEW BARAKAT , Associated Press

Vatican sex abuse summit seeks new culture of accountability

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Cardinals attending Pope Francis' summit on preventing clergy sex abuse called Friday for a new culture of accountability in the Catholic Church to punish bishops and religious superiors when they fail to protect their flocks from predator priests.

  • Written by By NICOLE WINFIELD , Associated Press

R Kelly charged with 10 counts of aggravated sexual abuse

CHICAGO (AP) — R. Kelly was charged Friday with 10 counts of aggravated sexual abuse, after decades of lurid rumors and allegations that the R&B star was sexually abusing women and underage girls.

  • Written by By SARA BURNETT , Associated Press

Judge considers expanding child separation case


SAN DIEGO (AP) — Months after the Trump administration announced an end to its widescale separation of migrant parents and children, the policy remains a heated issue in the courts and at the border as critics contend the government started breaking up immigrant families as far back as 2017 and is still doing so.

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  • Written by By NOMAAN MERCHANT and JULIE WATSON, Associated Press