The second-highest official in the Catholic Archdiocese of Newark, N.J., Monsignor John Doran, resigned Friday. An outside review found "operational failures" in the handling of the Rev. Michael Fugee, who was convicted in 2003 of fondling a boy.
The US Labor Department has dropped its plans to regulate child labor on farms. The rules, say some farmers, did not reflect the reality on farms where children grow up learning about the dangers of equipment.