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The Catholic
Archdiocese of Chicago said Tuesday it had agreed to pay
more than $12.6 million to settle lawsuits by 16 people who
accused priests of sexual abuse.

August 13 2008 12:00 AM

A 22-year-old man
from Sacramento, Calif., has been sentenced to 150 days
in jail for his role in the death of a gay immigrant, the
Associated Press reported Friday.

August 09 2008 12:00 AM

The Canadian
government has notified border patrol guards to prevent
extremist antigay church leader Fred Phelps from entering
the country, the Canadian Press reported Friday.

August 09 2008 12:00 AM

The Commission on
Presidential Debates has named Jim Lehrer and Gwen
Ifill of PBS, Tom Brokaw of NBC News, and Bob Schieffer of
CBS News as moderators of the three presidential
debates and one vice presidential face-off.

August 08 2008 12:00 AM

An unemployed
truck driver accused in a fatal church shooting plans an
insanity defense for the rampage that left two people dead
and six wounded, his lawyer said Wednesday.

August 07 2008 12:00 AM

Lindsay Lohan
said Friday that police have no business getting involved
in her personal life, a day after the police chief explained
that the paparazzi were no longer an issue -- in part
because the 22-year-old actress had evidently "gone

August 05 2008 12:00 AM

James Edwin
Parker’s 2 Boys in a Bed on a Cold
Winter’s Night
has proven so successful with
audiences in Provincetown that the Art House Theater
has decided to extend the play’s run beyond its
one-month limited engagement through the end of August.

July 29 2008 12:00 AM