FROM Joelle Casteix
UN on Vatican Abuse The United Nations is blasting the Vatican over its handling of sexual abuse by priests. We'll talk to the head of a victims group about what's changed - or not changed - since Cardinal Roger Mahony left the Los Angeles archdiocese.
Revelations from Archdiocese Bring Calls for Prosecution LA District Attorney Jackie Lacy's office says it will review newly released documents showing that the highest official in the nation's largest Roman Catholic Archdiocese protected priests who abused children from law enforcement. Yesterday, retired Cardinal and former Archbishop Roger Mahony repeated his apology for Gillian Flaccus of the Associated Press . We hear from her and from Joelle Casteix, Western Regional Director of SNAP, the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests .
George Saunders: Lincoln in the Bardo (Part I) Lincoln in the Bardo dramatizes a grieving President Lincoln as he visits the grave of his beloved son Willie, who died at age eleven. In the novel, the buried dead believe they're not dead -- "they're sick and refer to their coffins as "sick boxes."
Securing Public Spaces, Super Wealthy Asians Vehicles are increasingly being used as weapons, as seen in the London Bridge attack over the weekend and in New York’s Times Square last month. The Compton-based company Calpipe is designing security bollards to help make public spaces safer. And novelist Kevin Kwan satirizes the “crazy rich” Asian jet set and their luxurious tastes in his latest book, “Rich People Problems.”
Previewing James Comey's blockbuster testimony Former FBI director James Comey testifies Thursday in front of the Senate Intelligence Committee, but his opening statement has been released. In it, he says he felt pressured by Donald Trump to declare loyalty to him and publicly clear him of any wrongdoing in the Russia investigation.