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Annan served two terms as United Nations Secretary-General before creating the Kofi Annan Foundation. He was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2001.
Aug. 18, 2018
Catholic priests in Pennsylvania will step into pulpits Sunday morning and have to address the massive clergy sex abuse revelations from this week's grand jury report.
Aug. 18, 2018
Years after an investigation in Boston highlighted the dimensions of the sex abuse crisis in the Catholic priesthood, the financial and reputational cost to the Catholic church continues to grow.
Aug. 18, 2018
A federal judge in San Francisco has rejected the Trump administration's motion to dismiss two lawsuits over the 2020 census question. A potential trial could start in January 2019.
Aug. 17, 2018
Over three days, more than 100 people fell ill after smoking a batch of K2 officials say was laced with AB-Fubinaca. Police Chief Anthony Campbell said chemical was "knocking people down."
Aug. 17, 2018
The special counsel noted that the legal guidelines suggest a sentence of zero to six months. George Papadopoulos pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI about contacts with Russians.
Aug. 17, 2018
"It will be a very cold day in hell before an offensive statue will be forced upon us to be permanently erected on the grounds of the Arkansas State Capitol," Republican State Sen. Jason Rapert said.
Aug. 17, 2018
California authorities say the behemoth killed a firefighter battling the Carr Fire last month. Larger than three football fields, the tornado was unlike anything they'd seen. Now, they have video.
Aug. 17, 2018
An outside group supporting House Democrats is running a digital ad that uses a strategy the party used in 2006 to challenge Republican control of the House — focusing on personal scandals.
Aug. 17, 2018
Esteban Santiago killed five people and injured six when he opened fire in the baggage claim at a Fort Lauderdale airport in 2017. A federal judge called the attack "85 seconds of evil."
Aug. 17, 2018
The sanctions target four mid-level commanders and two units — but they failed to satisfy senators and activists alike, who say the U.S. has a ways to go to hold Myanmar accountable for its crimes.
Aug. 17, 2018
In 2011, Scott rejected a federally funded rail project; now he supports a privately funded one. He and his wife invested millions with an investment firm that owns the company behind the proposal.
Aug. 17, 2018
The heavy rainfall has resulted in deadly landslides and flash floods, leaving hundreds of thousands of people homeless.
Aug. 17, 2018
In one scene, Rachel Chu, the fictional lead character in the rom-com, chats with a princess about how small loans are helping women. But do they really?
Aug. 17, 2018
A secret adoption network started in Spain in the 1930s as a fascist tactic to purge "communist tendencies" from women who defended the republic, say prosecutors and academics.
Aug. 17, 2018

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