PHILADELPHIA- Monsignor William Lynn, the most senior clergyman convicted in the U.S. Roman Catholic Church scandal, was sentenced on Tuesday to three to six years in jail for covering up child sex abuse in Philadelphia.
PHILADELPHIA - Prosecutors said on Monday they would retry a key figure in the child sex abuse case involving Monsignor William Lynn, the most senior clergyman convicted in the U.S. Roman Catholic Church scandal.
LONDON - Michael Phelps won the right to call himself the greatest Olympian of all time when the U.S. team destroyed the field in the 4x200 metres freestyle relay on Tuesday to hand him his 19th medal.
AUSTIN, Texas - Tea Party favorite Ted Cruz scored a stunning upset over a longtime Texas state officeholder in a Republican U.S. Senate primary runoff on Tuesday, transforming Cruz into a national conservative star and marking a resurgence of the movement to shrink the size of U.S. government.
LOS ANGELES - Writer Gore Vidal, who filled his novels and essays with acerbic observations on politics, sex and American culture while carrying on feuds with big-name literary rivals, died on Tuesday at home in Los Angeles of complications from pneumonia, age 86.