CHICAGO — Federal prosecutors on Friday for the first time provided details of sexual abuse allegations against J. Dennis Hastert, the former speaker of the House, asserting that he molested at least four boys, as young as 14, when he worked as a high school wrestling coach decades ago.
Mr. Hastert, 74, is not charged with abuse because of statutes of limitation, prosecutors said...
Three decades of melting sea ice has led to significant weight loss among the world’s southernmost population of polar bears, new data from Canadian researchers suggests.
“It’s a red flag,” said Martyn Obbard, a scientist with the Ontario provincial government and co-author of a recently published study in the journal Arctic Science.
JERSEY CITY — Anxious parents may wonder how a major school system like Newark’s could overlook lead in the drinking water of 30 schools and 17,000 students. The answer: It was easy. They had to look only a few miles away, at the century-old classrooms of the schools here, across the Hackensack River.
Every time Donald Trump promised that Mexico would finance a monument to American xenophobia across the length of our shared border, the mainstream media laughed. The notion was farcical, even by the deranged standard set by the mogul’s other policy proposals. Why would any government ever fund the quixotic boondoggle of a vastly wealthier neighboring state? For months, Trump’s only answer seemed to be...
Charles Barkley would like to see the NBA take a stand against discrimination — even if that means moving the NBA All-Star Game.
The Turner Sports NBA analyst and Hall of Famer joined CNN’s Fredricka Whitfield for an interview on Sunday and voiced his disappointment in North Carolina’s new law that requires transgender individuals to use the designated public restroom from their birth certificates.