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Jerry Sandusky

Former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky was resentenced Friday to 30 to 60 years in prison, the same penalty as before, for sexually abusing children. Read more here.Read more

Attorney General William Barr speaks with an Associated Press reporter onboard an aircraft en route to Cleveland, Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019, during a two-day trip to Ohio and Montana.

In an interview with The Associated Press, Attorney General William Barr said his concerns were prompted by the numerous irregularities at the New York jail where financier Jeffrey Epstein was being held. But he said after the FBI and the Justice Department's inspector general continued to...Read more

Gavel

A former campus minister at Villanova University who admitted possessing child pornography has been sentenced to nearly seven years in prison. Read more here.Read more

David Holmes, a U.S. diplomat in Ukraine, arrives to testify before the House Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill.

The final testimony of an extraordinary week of impeachment hearings came from a former White House national security adviser who wrote the book on Vladimir Putin — literally — and a political counselor at the U.S. Embassy in Ukraine who overheard a pivotal conversation between President Donald...Read more

Pennsylvania Capitol Building in Harrisburg.

A bill to provide more time to file charges or lawsuits over sexual abuse is on its way to Pennsylvania's governor, along with legislation to invalidate confidentiality agreements that aim to keep child sexual abuse victims from talking to investigators. Read more here.Read more

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks during an extended faction meeting of the right-wing bloc members at the Knesset, in Jerusalem, Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019.

Israel's attorney general on Thursday formally charged Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in a series of corruption cases, throwing the country's paralyzed political system into further disarray and threatening the long-time leader's grip on power. Read more.Read more

Former White House national security aide Fiona Hill, and David Holmes, a U.S. diplomat in Ukraine, are sworn in to testify before the House Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019.

Key impeachment witnesses said Thursday it was clear that President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani was pursuing political investigations of Democrats in Ukraine, in testimony undercutting Trump’s argument that he only wanted to root out Ukrainian corruption. Read more.Read more

Philadelphia 76ers' Matisse Thybulle, center, dunks the ball with New York Knicks' Dennis Smith Jr., left, defending during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019, in Philadelphia.

The anticipated shot didn't win a playoff or even big regular-season game. Simmons, though, got the weight of the ridicule for the career 0-fer off his back when he hit the first 3-pointer of his career and had 18 points and 13 assists to lead Philadelphia to a 109-104 victory over the New York...Read more

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., speaks as Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., listens during a Democratic presidential primary debate, Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019, in Atlanta.

Democratic presidential candidates clashed in a debate over the future of health care in America, racial inequality and their ability to build a winning coalition to take on President Donald Trump next year. Read more.Read more

Pennsylvania capitol building in Harrisburg

Pennsylvania's state Senate passed a bill Wednesday to outlaw abortions because of a prenatal diagnosis of Down syndrome, although it faces a veto on Gov. Tom Wolf's desk. Read more here. Read more

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