Court Orders Resentencing of Sandusky on Sex-Abuse Charges

Seven years after Jerry Sandusky was convicted of child molestation and sentenced to decades behind bars, an appeals court has ordered a resentencing hearing for the former Penn State assistant football coach whose crimes have cost the university a fortune and triggered changes to state law.

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Reality TV Family’s Privacy Case Lands in Eighth Circuit

Lawyers for three Arkansas sheriff’s deputies accused of privacy violations over the release of records about sex abuse claims against “19 Kids and Counting” reality TV star Josh Duggar argued Wednesday before the Eighth Circuit that they are entitled to qualified immunity.

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Vatican in ‘Shame and Sorrow’ Over Abuses in Pennsylvania

The Vatican expressed “shame and sorrow” Thursday over a scathing Pennsylvania grand jury report about clergy who raped and molested children in six dioceses in that state, calling the abuse “criminally and morally reprehensible” and saying Pope Francis wants to eradicate “this tragic horror.”

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