Newsbites: Craigslist Ditches Adult Ads, CBC Honorees + More

Craigslist has “no plans” to resume running adult services ads that contribute to child sex trafficking in the United States, an official with the online advertising site told a House panel Wednesday. [CNN]

The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation honored author Alice Walker and actor Robert Townsend at a ceremony in Washington Wednesday night. [UPI]

The first state visit by a Pope to the U.K. gets under way later when Benedict XVI flies into Edinburgh. [BBC]

Variety reports that Andre and Maria Jacquemetton, the husband/wife writing/producing team behind much of Mad Men, will write Versailles, a 12-episode mini-series about the French court of the same name. [Vanity Fair]

Rather than replace Reggie Bush, who returned his trophy after a scandal erupted, the officials who administer the award decided it would remain vacant for that year. [TIME]

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