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STOCKTON, Mo. (AP) — The attorney general says a local prosecutor is ignoring his advice and going easy on a southwest Missouri Christian boarding school accused of abuse. The Kansas City Star reports Attorney General Eric Schmitt asked the governor to take him off the case against Agape Boarding School over disagreements with the local

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — President Joe Biden has used his first address before the U.N. General Assembly to summon allies to quickly address the festering issues of the COVID-19 pandemic, climate change and human rights abuses. He’s also insisting the U.S. is not seeking “a new Cold War” with China. The president says the end

LONDON (AP) — Four men were charged Monday for allegedly shouting antisemitic abuse while driving around in a convoy in north London. The suspects, all from the northwest English town of Blackburn, are accused of using threatening, abusive or insulting words likely to stir up racial hatred on May 16 when they were driving in

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — A former school counsellor has testified in an Australian court from Israel that she suspected two sisters had alleged they were sexually abused by their principal in an attempt to get financial compensation, but that one student who reported abuse had shown deep anguish. A committal hearing began in the Melbourne

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden goes before the United Nations this week to address the coronavirus pandemic, climate change and human rights abuses. He’s eager to make a pitch for greater global partnership at a time when allies are becoming increasingly skeptical about how much U.S. foreign policy really has changed since Donald Trump

NASHVILLE, Tennessee (AP) — A new Southern Baptist Convention task force is overseeing a third-party investigation into how the denomination handled allegations of sexual abuse. The task force chair says the probe aims to uncover the truth so it can be dealt with. An investigative firm will look into accusations that the SBC’s Executive Committee