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More than 300 Catholic clergy members have been accused of sexual abuse — victimizing more than 1,000 children — detailed in a report released Tuesday by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court following a 18-month probe led by Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro, the Washington Post reports.

The big picture: The report reveals a "systematic coverup by senior church officials in Pennsylvania and at the Vatican" over 70 years, Shapiro told the Post. The revelations come on the heels of the far-reaching #MeToo movement, recent reports of sexual abuse by priests in Chile and Australia, as well as the resignation last month of the former archbishop of Washington following accusations of decades of sexual abuse. While details of allegations are included in the report, some of the priests' names have been redacted.

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1 hour ago - Economy & Business

Wall Street is living up to its bad reputation

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Recent headlines will have you convinced that Wall Street is hell-bent on living up to all of its stereotypes.

Driving the news: Goldman Sachs is the biggest and the boldest, paying more than $5 billion in fines in the wake of the 1MDB scandal, in which billions were stolen from the people of Malaysia.

1 hour ago - Health

Ex-FDA chief: Pence campaigning after COVID exposure puts others at risk

Former FDA commissioner Scott Gottlieb said "the short answer is yes" when asked whether Vice President Mike Pence is putting others at risk by continuing to campaign after several aides tested positive for COVID-19, stressing that the White House needs to be "very explicit about the risks that they're taking."

Why it matters: The New York Times reports that at least five members of Pence's inner circle, including his chief of staff Marc Short and outside adviser Marty Obst, have tested positive for the virus. Pence tested negative on Sunday morning, according to the VP's office, and he'll continue to travel for the final stretch of the 2020 campaign.

Pence to continue traveling despite aides testing positive for COVID-19

Marc Short with Pence in March. Photo: Drew Angerer/Getty Images

Marc Short, Vice President Mike Pence’s chief of staff, tested positive for the coronavirus Saturday and is quarantining, according to a White House statement.

Why it matters: Short is Pence's closest aide, and was one of the most powerful forces on the White House coronavirus task force. Pence and second lady Karen Pence tested negative for the virus on Sunday morning, according to the vice president's office.