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Monday, Mar 18, 2019 at 08:08 AM EDT

R. Kelly Case Spotlights Abuse of Girls in #MeToo Era

R. Kelly Case Spotlights Abuse of Girls in #MeToo Era

The arrest of R&B singer R. Kelly on charges of sexually abusing girls as young as 13 has focused the lens of the #MeToo movement on underage victims like these, especially girls of color. The charges, which...

Friday, Mar 15, 2019 at 07:20 PM EDT

Porn Actresses Take On Powerful Industry Agent

Porn Actresses Take On Powerful Industry Agent

One of the porn industry’s top agents has been accused by women whom he represents of fraud, sexual abuse and links to an illegal escort business — accusations including coercing performers to pay off "unconsci...

Thursday, Mar 14, 2019 at 12:58 PM EDT

S. Korean Police Questioning 2 K-Pop Stars in Sex Scandals

S. Korean Police Questioning 2 K-Pop Stars in Sex Scandals

Police on Thursday questioned two K-pop stars over interlocking sex scandals that have fascinated South Korea and prompted both men to announce they are retiring from the entertainment industry. Seungri, a...

Friday, Mar 8, 2019 at 04:44 PM EST

International Women's Day: Strikes, Protests and Holidays

International Women's Day: Strikes, Protests and Holidays

Marches and protests were held Friday across the globe to mark International Women's Day under the slogan #BalanceforBetter, with calls for a more gender-balanced world. The day, sponsored by the United Nations...

Thursday, Mar 7, 2019 at 08:26 AM EST

Warner Bros. Chair Being Investigated for Sexual Misconduct

Warner Bros. Chair Being Investigated for Sexual Misconduct

WarnerMedia is investigating claims that Warner Bros. chairman and CEO Kevin Tsujihara promised acting roles in exchange for sex as detailed in The Hollywood Reporter Wednesday. The article includes text...

Wednesday, Feb 27, 2019 at 09:30 AM EST

Wynn Resorts Fined $20 Million Over Sex Allegations

Wynn Resorts Fined $20 Million Over Sex Allegations

Casino mogul Steve Wynn's former company was fined a record $20 million by Nevada gambling regulators on Tuesday for failing to investigate claims of sexual misconduct made against him before he resigned a year...

Sunday, Feb 24, 2019 at 09:06 AM EST

No Women Director Nominees Means #MeToo Has a Long Way to Go

No Women Director Nominees Means #MeToo Has a Long Way to Go

In 2017, just as the #MeToo Movement was taking off, Salma Hayek said that during the shooting of "Frida" Harvey Weinstein sought to get rid of Frida Kahlo's limp and unibrow, and increased the character's...

Wednesday, Feb 13, 2019 at 12:01 AM EST

'He's Not Remorseful': Spokesman Describes Bill Cosby's Life Behind Bars

'He's Not Remorseful': Spokesman Describes Bill Cosby's Life Behind Bars

Cosby's spokesman provided a glimpse the former star's new life behind bars. The 81-year-old’s routine is a far cry from his previous days when many considered the comedian “America’s dad.”

Thursday, Feb 7, 2019 at 01:33 PM EST

Women Accuse Ex-Costa Rica President of Sexual Misconduct

Women Accuse Ex-Costa Rica President of Sexual Misconduct

Two more women have accused former Costa Rican President Oscar Arias, a Nobel peace laureate, of sexual misconduct after a criminal complaint alleging sexual assault against another woman was filed against...

Sunday, Feb 3, 2019 at 04:06 AM EST

#MeToo Movement Not a 1-Year Phenomenon in State Capitols

#MeToo Movement Not a 1-Year Phenomenon in State Capitols

In the first week of 2019, an investigation by Oregon's labor agency deemed the state Capitol to be a hostile workplace because of an unchecked pattern of sexual harassment among lawmakers. A few days later,...

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Shooting That Injured Girl, 14, in Brooklyn Caught on Video
Shooting That Injured Girl, 14, in Brooklyn Caught on Video

A 14-year-old girl was grazed by a bullet in downtown Brooklyn — and the moment the gunman fired was caught on surveillance video.

Heavy Showers Move Through Tri-State as Furious Storms Loom
Heavy Showers Move Through Tri-State as Furious Storms Loom

Widespread showers and thunderstorms moving through the tri-state area Friday night could become severe in spots heading into Saturday morning and potentially cause flash flooding, according to Storm Team 4.

Man in St. Pat's Gas Can Case Undergoing Psych Evaluation
Man in St. Pat's Gas Can Case Undergoing Psych Evaluation

The PhD candidate who was arrested after law enforcement confrontations at churches in two states in a matter of days, including at New York City's iconic St. Patrick's Cathedral, is being evaluated at Bellevue...

Liquor Fortune Heiress Pleads Guilty in NYC Sex Cult Case
Liquor Fortune Heiress Pleads Guilty in NYC Sex Cult Case

The heiress to the Seagram's liquor fortune has pleaded guilty in connection with the alleged NXIVM sex-trafficking cult case. NXIVM's alleged bookkeeper is also expected to plead guilty, sources say.

Body of Fallen Marine Arrives Home to Long Island
Body of Fallen Marine Arrives Home to Long Island

The hamlet of Glen Head in Long Island paused in grief Friday as a Marine Honor Guard carried a fallen brother home. Sgt. Robert Hendriks was fighting in Afghanistan when a roadside bomb killed him and 2...

6 Kids Hospitalized as Lethal Gas Levels Found in NY Home
6 Kids Hospitalized as Lethal Gas Levels Found in NY Home

Nearly a dozen people were hospitalized after becoming sickened in a carbon monoxide incident in Yonkers, authorities say.