Why did the Catholic Church experience a sexual abuse crisis? There are no simple answers, according to a five-year study by the John Jay College of Criminal Justice that was released on Wednesday. But the reasons suggested in the report are unlikely to satisfy critics of the church.
A Pakistani worker labors on a machine in a factory in Kabul, producing boots for the Afghan National Police and Afghan National Army. Higher wages and, in some cases, better security in Afghanistan have drawn workers from Pakistan.
Sony had just reconnected most services for its PlayStation Network this weekend, when it had to shut down some of its services. The company suffered a major security breach, last month, that exposed the personal information of 100 million of its customers. Its services were shutdown for 26 days, while Sony reworked its security.
During a demonstration in Chicago, Jack Nugent (right), part of a group organized by Corporate Accountability International, urged a pedestrian to support his cause calling for McDonald's to retire Ronald McDonald in March 2010.
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A bunch of health professionals are ratcheting up the pressure on McDonald's to change the way it markets its wares.
In an open letter to the company's CEO published in newspapers across the country signed by hundreds of doctors, nurses and others linked the company's marketing of unhealthful food to children to the rise in obesity, diabetes and heart disease.