The Church of England's governing body on Tuesday narrowly blocked a move to permit women to serve as bishops, leaving the church facing more years of contentious debate.
Former junior hockey coach and convicted sex offender Graham James has pleaded guilty to sexual assaults involving two of his former players, including NHL star Theoren Fleury.
A former city manager accused of masterminding a scam to bilk the blue-collar Los Angeles suburb of Bell of more than $5.5 million was ordered Thursday to stand trial on more than 50 counts of fraud.
A powerful winter storm lay a snow blanket from the South to the Northeast on Sunday, turning roads slick, stranding thousands of airline, train and bus passengers and putting a chill in retailers' day-after-Christmas sales.
A band of frigid weather snaking its way up the East Coast on Sunday was forecast to spare the Washington area a major snowfall, but the storm was on track to bring blizzard conditions and at least a foot of snow to New York and New England.
Convicted sex offender Graham James surrendered to police Wednesday at Toronto's Pearson International Airport and was whisked to Winnipeg, where the former major junior hockey coach was wanted on nine charges of sexual assault.