Pope accepts resignation of Washington archbishop in sex abuse crisis

Reuters.com Newsletter

Pope accepts resignation of Washington archbishop in sex abuse crisis

Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of Cardinal Donald Wuerl as archbishop of Washington, D.C., the Vatican said on Friday, making him one of the most senior Catholic figures to step down in a worldwide sexual abuse crisis.

Rescuers search for survivors of Florida communities demolished by Michael

Rescuers searched for survivors on Friday after one of the most powerful hurricanes in U.S. history slammed into the Florida Panhandle and killed at least seven people.

Harvard bias trial to spotlight use of race in college admissions

A lawsuit challenging the use of race as a factor in U.S. college admissions will go to trial in Boston on Monday, when Harvard University will face accusations that it discriminates against Asian-American applicants.

Michael weakens to post-tropical low as moves offshore: NHC

Storm Michael has weakened to a post-tropical low as it moves away from the U.S. mainland, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said on Friday.

Supreme Court with Kavanaugh clears way for Tennessee execution

The U.S. Supreme Court with new Justice Brett Kavanaugh issued two decisions on Thursday that helped clear the way for Tennessee to execute an inmate convicted of murdering two men in 1983.

Rescuers look for survivors after Michael obliterates Florida beach town

Search-and-rescue workers scoured a stark scene of devastation on Thursday looking for hundreds of people who defied evacuation orders in Mexico Beach, Florida, "Ground Zero" of Hurricane Michael's onslaught.

Michael brings dangerous winds, flooding in U.S. Mid-Atlantic: NHC

Tropical Storm Michael is bringing damaging winds and life-threatening flash flooding over portions of North Carolina and Virginia before heading off into the Atlantic Ocean, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said on Thursday.

Ronald Reagan hologram greets visitors at ex-president's library

Former U.S. President Ronald Reagan is making a comeback as a hologram at his official library in California.

Trump's lawyers preparing answers to questions in Russia probe: source

President Donald Trump's lawyers are preparing answers to questions for the U.S. special counsel probing Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, a source familiar with the matter said on Thursday.

Georgia lawsuit is latest blow in U.S. fight over voting rights

U.S. voting rights advocacy groups on Thursday sued Georgia's top election official, Secretary of State Brian Kemp, accusing him of putting more than 50,000 voter registration applications on hold to boost his gubernatorial campaign.

Related Videos

VERBATIM: Blair calls for Brexit 'people's vote'

NY Limo company operator charged with homicide

Introducing the all-new
Reuters News app

The new Reuters News app is here, redesigned from the ground up to fit your busy life.

Get it now on iOS