James Dearie joined NCR as a Bertelsen editorial intern in September 2017 after his graduation from the University of Notre Dame.  He was born in Alabama and grew up in the Midwest and eastern United States, most recently in Cincinnati, Ohio. In the past, he has worked on multiple local political campaigns and been Capitol Hill summer intern.

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Kansas City officials warn of scams targeting vulnerable populations

In 2017, Americans lost over $900 million to fraud. Government and non-profit leaders say that the poor, elderly, African Americans, immigrants and those serving in the military are at an especially high risk. 

Presenters discuss need to combat structural racism

As Starbucks coffeehouses across the country shut down for an afternoon of anti-prejudice training May 29, Catholic organizations are also taking steps to combat racism.

Campus Notebook: Student research critiques poverty laws; Marylhurst to close

College roundup: Seattle University law students' research on homelessness released to city leaders; Rockhurst teams with correctional center to educate inmates, staff; Marylhurst University will close

Australian archbishop convicted of abuse cover-up takes leave

Archbishop Philip Wilson of Adelaide, Australia, was found guilty of failing to report child sexual abuse and is scheduled to be sentenced June 19. The prosecution is asking for a jail sentence.