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Vatican defrocks former US cardinal Theodore McCarrick over sex abuse

Pope Francis has defrocked former U.S. Cardinal Theodore McCarrick after Vatican officials found him guilty of soliciting for sex while hearing Confession and sexual crimes against minors and adults, the Holy See said Saturday. Read more


Photos: The AP's best images from the past week

Monitoring the Monarchs. Doggy dress-up at Westminster. Valentine's Day love around the world. Check out these 20 top pics from the past we…

Spaulding brothers lead E.C. Glass to victory over LCA in Region 4D quarterfinals

Reashawn Spaulding paced E.C. Glass in the first half. His older brother, Raykwonn Spaulding, took over in the second.

Lynchburg mayor addresses DNC poverty group in Washington, D.C.

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Mayor Treney Tweedy shared Lynchburg’s “road map” to addressing poverty Friday with a room of Democratic National Commit…

Stark pours on 29 points to lead Brookville to Region 3C quarterfinal win

Driving to the basket. Knocking down 3s. Hitting jumpers. Sinking free throws.

Spreading peace from school to school through paper cranes in Lynchburg

E.C. Glass High School students spread a message of hope and peace to students at Bedford Hills Elementary School Friday afternoon through …


Amazon's stormy week will blow over, but debris will stay

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — It's been a complicated few weeks for Amazon, what with its abrupt pullout from a massive New York City development, extortion claims related to intimate photos taken by its founder Jeff Bezos and increasing antitrust scrutiny in Europe .

Rate of maternal deaths in the US is rising; black women face higher risk

Charles Johnson IV took out his cellphone, as he had done many times before, and recorded his wife lying in a hospital bed while she held her newborn. Kira Johnson had just given birth to Langston, the Johnsons' second child, and she was glowing.

NASA twin astronauts study finds no flashing red lights for long spaceflight

Spaceflight changes gene expression and poses radiation hazard, but NASA sees no showstoppers as it dreams of a Mars mission.

How 'plant-based' rebranded vegan eating for the mainstream

Products and restaurants using the term are popping up everywhere, offering a broader appeal and the ring of familiarity.