With news dominated by the misconduct of President Trump, members of his family and administration, a recent ruling in a Philadelphia courtroom received less attention than it deserved.
The former archbishop of Sydney is alleged to have sexually abused children when he was a priest in Ballarat (1976-80) and when he was the archbishop of Melbourne (1996-2001).
New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez has asked a federal judge to dismiss his allegation of corruption, citing a ruling by the US Supreme Court that narrowed the definition of conduct that could lead to such prosecutions.
A recent survey on the public’s view of national institutions elicited headlines that suggested a tale of backwardness and ignorance. One example: “Majority of Republicans Think Higher Education is Bad for America.”
The reality is more complex.
A second ex-Latin American president convicted for corruption in less than two days.
The Philadelphia Attorney General's office has been vacant since Seth Williams accepted bribery and corruption charges before a judge on June 29.
The Venezuelan opposition leader, Leopoldo López, was granted house arrest after spending three years in Ramo Verde prison.
The former fiscal prosecutor immediately resigned his position in front of the investigating entity of the city. His sentence will be known in October.
The Vatican treasurer, Cardinal George Pell, has firmly denied any wrongdoing after being charged with sex offences in his native Australia.
Rosenda Perez was freed on bail and will continue the legal process at home with her four Duarte children, who stayed home alone for over a month after their parents were detained by ICE agents in front of their house.