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Alexander: Gymnastics scandal reveals degrees of difficulty with accountability

The world according to Jim: • As the editors at Sports Illustrated sit down select their Sportsperson(s) of the Year for 2021 … well, maybe the process should have started and ended this week. When Simone Biles, McKayla Maroney, Aly Raisman and Maggie Nichols testified at a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing Wednesday on the coverup of Larry Nassar’s sexual abuse of the athletes under his care, they represented an entire generation of U.S. female gymnasts whose trust was betrayed by the people i...
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Grassley calls for Garland to assign prosecutor to investigate FBI 'cover-up' in Nassar investigation

Attorney General Merrick Garland is facing more pressure to reconsider the Justice Department's decision not to bring any prosecutions related to the FBI's mishandling of the Larry Nassar investigation
Tags: Cnn, Fbi, Justice Department, Grassley, Garland, Nassar, Merrick Garland, Larry Nassar


Analysis: The FBI failed Olympic gymnasts. What does that mean for everyone else?

Simone Biles, Aly Raisman and McKayla Maroney won gold for the US in gymnastics but were ignored or dismissed by the country's justice system for too long before Larry Nassar, the predator volunteering as a doctor for USA Gymnastics and working at Michigan State University, was put behind bars.
Tags: News, US, Fbi, Stories, Michigan State University, USA Gymnastics, McKayla Maroney, Larry Nassar, Simone Biles Aly Raisman


The FBI failed Olympic gymnasts. What does that mean for everyone else?

Simone Biles, Aly Raisman and McKayla Maroney won gold for the US in gymnastics but were ignored or dismissed by the country's justice system for too long before Larry Nassar, the predator volunteering as a doctor for USA Gymnastics and working at Michigan State University, was put behind bars.
Tags: US, Cnn, Fbi, Michigan State University, USA Gymnastics, McKayla Maroney, Larry Nassar, Simone Biles Aly Raisman


US Senate should be disgusted with FBI's handling of Larry Nassar case

FBI director Christopher Wray's apology for the handling of the Larry Nassar investigation doesn't go far enough.
Tags: Fbi, US Senate, Christopher Wray, Larry Nassar


Simone Biles Gives Tearful And Traumatized Testimony About FBI Investigation Against Sexual Abuser Larry Nassar [Video]

Simone Biles, Aly Raisman, and Makayla Maroney testify to Senate Judiciary Committee about the FBI's failure to investigate Dr. Larry Nassa
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McKayla Maroney: FBI made 'entirely false claims about what I said'

Olympic gymnasts McKayla Maroney and Simone Biles ripped the FBI and the Justice Department in Senate testimony Wednesday for how FBI agents mishandled abuse allegations brought against Larry Nassar and then made false statements in the fallout from the botched investigation.
Tags: Cnn, Fbi, Simone Biles, McKayla Maroney, Larry Nassar, Justice Department in Senate


Aly Raisman: FBI agent diminished Nassar abuse, pressured to take deal

Aly Raisman said Thursday the FBI agent she talked to about disgraced former USA Gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar diminished the...
Tags: Fbi, Aly Raisman, Nassar, USA Gymnastics, Larry Nassar


10 Things in Politics: VP Harris' team of rising stars

Welcome back to 10 Things in Politics. Sign up here to receive this newsletter. Plus, download Insider's app for news on the go - click here for iOS and here for Android. Send tips to [email protected] or tweet me at @BrentGriffiths.Here's what we're talking about:POWER PLAYERS: Meet 52 rising Democratic stars working in Vice President Kamala Harris' officeSimone Biles holds back tears as she testifies in front of Congress over the Larry Nassar caseA Republican Senate candid...
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Champion gymnasts shine righteous light on FBI

Olympic gymnasts Simone Biles, McKayla Maroney and Aly Raisman and former college champion Maggie Nichols on Wednesday offered devastating testimony, sometimes through their tears, to the Senate Judiciary Committee about how USA Gymnastics, their sport's governing body, and the FBI, America's principal federal law enforcement agency, mishandled investigations into convicted sexual abuser Larry Nassar. The former USA Gymnastics team doctor was accused of violating more than 200 victims and is now...
Tags: News, Fbi, Stories, Senate Judiciary Committee, Maggie Nichols, Aly Raisman, USA Gymnastics, Larry Nassar, Simone Biles McKayla Maroney, FBI America


The FBI has a responsibility to Simone Biles -- and all women and girls

Olympic gymnasts Simone Biles, McKayla Maroney and Aly Raisman and former college champion Maggie Nichols on Wednesday offered devastating testimony, sometimes through their tears, to the Senate Judiciary Committee about how USA Gymnastics, their sport's governing body, and the FBI, America's principal federal law enforcement agency, mishandled investigations into convicted sexual abuser Larry Nassar. The former USA Gymnastics team doctor was accused of violating more than 200 victims and is now...
Tags: Cnn, Fbi, Simone Biles, Senate Judiciary Committee, Maggie Nichols, Aly Raisman, USA Gymnastics, Larry Nassar, Simone Biles McKayla Maroney, FBI America


Champion gymnasts are shining a righteous light on the FBI

Olympic gymnasts Simone Biles, McKayla Maroney and Aly Raisman and former college champion Maggie Nichols on Wednesday offered devastating testimony, sometimes through their tears, to the Senate Judiciary Committee about how USA Gymnastics, their sport's governing body, and the FBI, America's principal federal law enforcement agency, mishandled investigations into convicted sexual abuser Larry Nassar. The former USA Gymnastics team doctor was accused of violating more than 200 victims and is now...
Tags: News, Fbi, Stories, Senate Judiciary Committee, Maggie Nichols, Aly Raisman, USA Gymnastics, Larry Nassar, Simone Biles McKayla Maroney, FBI America


Opinion: Champion gymnasts are shining a righteous light on the FBI

Olympic gymnasts Simone Biles, McKayla Maroney and Aly Raisman and former college champion Maggie Nichols on Wednesday offered devastating testimony, sometimes through their tears, to the Senate Judiciary Committee about how USA Gymnastics, their sport's governing body, and the FBI, America's principal federal law enforcement agency, mishandled investigations into convicted sexual abuser Larry Nassar. The former USA Gymnastics team doctor was accused of violating more than 200 victims and is now...
Tags: News, Fbi, Stories, Senate Judiciary Committee, Maggie Nichols, Aly Raisman, USA Gymnastics, Larry Nassar, Simone Biles McKayla Maroney, FBI America


Touching photo shows Aly Raisman supporting Simone Biles as US gymnasts deliver harrowing testimony about the FBI investigation into Larry Nassar

Four top gymnasts, including Simone Biles, appeared before Congress to testify against the FBI's handling of the Larry Nassar case.
Tags: Congress, US, Fbi, Simone Biles, Aly Raisman, Larry Nassar


Former US gymnast calls for 'follow-through' after Larry Nassar hearing

Former US rhythmic gymnast Jessica Howard said Wednesday that she "would really like to see some follow-through" after top US gymnasts gave harrowing testimony to the Senate Judiciary Committee about how Federal Bureau of Investigation agents mishandled the Larry Nassar investigation.
Tags: US, Cnn, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Senate Judiciary Committee, Larry Nassar, Jessica Howard


Former US gymnast calls for 'follow-through'

Former US rhythmic gymnast Jessica Howard said Wednesday that she "would really like to see some follow-through" after top US gymnasts gave harrowing testimony to the Senate Judiciary Committee about how Federal Bureau of Investigation agents mishandled the Larry Nassar investigation.
Tags: News, US, Stories, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Senate Judiciary Committee, Larry Nassar, Jessica Howard


Takeaways from the Senate hearing on the FBI's failures to investigate gymnasts' charges against Nassar

A Senate hearing Wednesday gave several acclaimed gymnasts who were abused by Larry Nassar a powerful platform to call out the system that failed them.
Tags: Senate, Cnn, Fbi, Nassar, Larry Nassar


Takeaways from the Senate hearing on the FBI's failures to investigate gymnasts' allegations

A Senate hearing Wednesday gave several acclaimed gymnasts who were abused by Larry Nassar a powerful platform to call out the system that failed them.
Tags: News, Senate, Fbi, Stories, Larry Nassar


Opinion: Gymnasts bare their souls in describing Larry Nassar abuse, but are lawmakers listening?

McKayla Maroney, Simone Biles, Aly Raisman and Maggie Nichols spoke powerfully about abuse, while most senators offered empathy and not much else.       [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Usa Today, Maggie Nichols, Larry Nassar, McKayla Maroney Simone Biles Aly Raisman


US gymnasts Biles and Maroney testify on FBI's handling of Larry Nassar investigation

Simone Biles and McKayla Maroney testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee's hearing on the FBI's handling of the Larry Nassar investigation.       [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, US, Fbi, Usa Today, Simone Biles, Senate Judiciary Committee, Biles, McKayla Maroney, Maroney, Larry Nassar


Olympians, senators call for prosecution of former FBI agents for lying about the Larry Nassar case

Two and a half hours into a Senate judiciary committee hearing into the FBI’s mishandling of the Larry Nassar sexual abuse case, Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Connecticut) offered FBI director Christopher Wray some advice. The hearing was in response to the July release of a Department of Justice Office of Inspector General’s report that found the FBI failed to act in its Nassar investigation “with the urgency that the allegations required.” Specifically the Inspector General’s investigation found ...
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Olympic Gymnasts Slam FBI For Botched Investigation Into Larry Nassar

Gymnasts including Aly Raisman, McKayla Maroney and Simone Biles gave heart-wrenching testimony during a Senate hearing.
Tags: News, Senate, Fbi, Simone Biles, Larry Nassar, Aly Raisman McKayla Maroney


Star Gymnasts Give Senators an Unsparing Account of FBI’s Failures in Larry Nassar Investigation

Simone Biles, McKayla Maroney, Maggie Nichols and Aly Raisman appeared before the Senate Judiciary Committee describing their abuse and...
Tags: Fbi, Senate Judiciary Committee, Aly Raisman, Larry Nassar, Simone Biles McKayla Maroney Maggie Nichols


The FBI made 'entirely false claims about what I said,' an emotional McKayla Maroney testified before a Senate committee

Olympic gymnasts McKayla Maroney and Simone Biles ripped the FBI and the Justice Department in Senate testimony Wednesday for how FBI agents mishandled abuse allegations brought against Larry Nassar and then made false statements in the fallout from the botched investigation.
Tags: News, Senate, Fbi, Stories, Simone Biles, McKayla Maroney, Larry Nassar, Justice Department in Senate


Simone Biles says ‘burdens’ of Nassar abuse remained with her at Olympics

Gymnast gives searing testimony at US senate hearingFBI accused of failing to investigate abuse properlySimone Biles offered emotional testimony on Tuesday at a US senate hearing into the Larry Nassar abuse scandal, an episode that rocked the world of gymnastics and involved some of the most famous young athletes in America.Nassar, a former USA Gymnastics team doctor, is serving an effective life sentence after abusing dozens of athletes under his care. Biles and other Olympic gold medalists suc...
Tags: US, Sport, Fbi, Gymnastics, US sports, Simone Biles, Biles, Aly Raisman, Nassar, USA Gymnastics, McKayla Maroney, Larry Nassar, Tokyo Olympic Games 2020, America Nassar


Cruz praises courage of US gymnasts testifying about FBI Larry Nassar investigation: 'System needs to change'

Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, thanked Simone Biles, McKayla Maroney, Aly Raisman and Maggie Nichols for appearing before the Senate Judiciary...
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FBI director says he's 'deeply' sorry to Nassar victims

FBI Director Christopher Wray on Wednesday apologized to the victims of Larry Nassar for the way his agency handled abuse allegations...
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Biles: FBI Turned 'Blind Eye' to Reports of Gymnasts' Abuse

Olympic gold medalist Simone Biles has told Congress that the FBI and gymnastics officials turned a “blind eye” to USA Gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar’s sexual abuse of her and hundreds of other women.
Tags: Congress, Fbi, Simone Biles, Biles, USA Gymnastics, Larry Nassar


Simone Biles, McKayla Maroney Give Fiery Testimony at Hearing on FBI's Larry Nassar Failures

“To be clear, I blame Larry Nassar and I also blame an entire system that enabled and perpetrated his abuse,” Biles told a Senate hearing.
Tags: Senate, Fbi, Biles, Larry Nassar, Simone Biles McKayla Maroney


Larry Nassar Hearing: Biles, Raisman, Maroney and Nichols Testify

Simone Biles, Aly Raisman, McKayla Maroney and Maggie Nichols criticized the agency at a Senate Judiciary Committee review of the...
Tags: Senate Judiciary Committee, Maggie Nichols, Larry Nassar, Biles Raisman Maroney, Nichols Testify, Simone Biles Aly Raisman McKayla Maroney