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Tuesday, Sep 18, 2018 at 09:14 AM EDT

Kavanaugh Accuser Hearing Echoes Anita Hill's, in #MeToo Era

Kavanaugh Accuser Hearing Echoes Anita Hill's, in #MeToo Era

The sexual assault allegation against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh recall Anita Hill's accusations against Clarence Thomas in 1991, but there are important differences as well as cautions for senators...

Tuesday, Sep 18, 2018 at 01:47 AM EDT

Kavanaugh Fallout Poses Risks as Midterm Elections Approach

Kavanaugh Fallout Poses Risks as Midterm Elections Approach

With the fate of President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee suddenly uncertain, emboldened Democrats clashed with cautious Republicans on Monday as both parties grappled with an increasingly messy nomination...

Monday, Sep 17, 2018 at 12:49 PM EDT

Sean Penn: Spirit of Much of #MeToo Movement Is to 'Divide'

Sean Penn: Spirit of Much of #MeToo Movement Is to 'Divide'

Oscar-winner Sean Penn said the #MeToo movement is aimed at dividing men and women and "too black and white," "Today" reported Monday. Penn made the comments when he and Natascha McElhone, co-stars of the...

Monday, Sep 17, 2018 at 11:26 PM EDT

Hearing Sets Up Dramatic Showdown Between Kavanaugh, Accuser

Hearing Sets Up Dramatic Showdown Between Kavanaugh, Accuser

Republicans on Monday abruptly called Brett Kavanaugh and the woman accusing him of sexual assault decades ago to testify publicly next week, grudgingly setting up a dramatic showdown they hoped would prevent...

Monday, Sep 17, 2018 at 01:59 AM EDT

Soon-Yi Previn Defends Husband Woody Allen, Attacks Mother

Soon-Yi Previn Defends Husband Woody Allen, Attacks Mother

Soon-Yi Previn, the wife of Woody Allen and the estranged adopted daughter of Mia Farrow, defended her husband against what she contends is unfair treatment in the #MeToo era and attacked her adoptive mother in...

Monday, Sep 17, 2018 at 08:48 AM EDT

Woman Accusing Kavanaugh of Sexual Misconduct Comes Forward

Woman Accusing Kavanaugh of Sexual Misconduct Comes Forward

President Donald Trump's nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court was thrust into turmoil Sunday after the woman accusing him of high school-era sexual misconduct told her story publicly for the first...

Wednesday, Sep 12, 2018 at 10:47 PM EDT

Video Shows Weinstein's Hands-On Encounter With Rape Accuser

Video Shows Weinstein's Hands-On Encounter With Rape Accuser

A video of Harvey Weinstein aired on television Wednesday showing him boldly propositioning a woman who later accused him of rape and repeatedly touching her and stroking her arm and back during what was...

Wednesday, Sep 12, 2018 at 10:02 AM EDT

'Tonight Show' Cancels Norm Macdonald After #MeToo Comments

'Tonight Show' Cancels Norm Macdonald After #MeToo Comments

"The Tonight Show" canceled an appearance by Norm Macdonald after criticism of his comments about the MeToo movement and fellow comedians Louis C.K. and Roseanne Barr.

Wednesday, Sep 12, 2018 at 11:13 AM EDT

Some McDonald's Workers Vote to Strike Over Sex Harassment

Some McDonald's Workers Vote to Strike Over Sex Harassment

Emboldened by the #MeToo movement, McDonald's workers have voted to stage a one-day strike next week at restaurants in 10 cities in hopes of pressuring management to take stronger steps against on-the-job sexual...

Monday, Sep 10, 2018 at 03:16 PM EDT

CBS Shares Fall After Chief Ousted Amid Sexual Abuse Claims

CBS Shares Fall After Chief Ousted Amid Sexual Abuse Claims

Sizing up a future of a network without its kingmaker, Wall Street sent shares of CBS down sharply Monday, the first day of trading since the departure of Les Moonves. CBS said late Sunday, as more allegations...

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Baby Found Crawling in Busy NJ Street, Startling Photo Shows
Baby Found Crawling in Busy NJ Street, Startling Photo Shows

A baby boy was found crawling across a busy New Jersey street over the weekend after an older brother or sibling possibly left a door open, authorities say.

Woman Punched in Viral NJ Beach Arrest Video Indicted
Woman Punched in Viral NJ Beach Arrest Video Indicted

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2 Die as Human West Nile Cases Reach Record Highs in NJ
2 Die as Human West Nile Cases Reach Record Highs in NJ

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NYC Off-Broadway Week Is Back With 2-for-1 Tickets
NYC Off-Broadway Week Is Back With 2-for-1 Tickets

Theater and musical lovers alike can take an “intermission” from their daily routine thanks to NYC Off-Broadway Week, which kicks off Monday.

Rosenstein, Future in Doubt, to Meet With Trump Thursday
Rosenstein, Future in Doubt, to Meet With Trump Thursday

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein will meet on Thursday with President Donald Trump, the White House said Monday, amid conflicting reports about Rosenstein's fate in the administration. Trump has been...

Macy's Shoplifter Bites Worker Who Tries to Stop Her: Cops
Macy's Shoplifter Bites Worker Who Tries to Stop Her: Cops

Cops are looking for a woman who allegedly bit a Macy's employee who tried to stop her from stealing clothes at a Long Island store earlier this month.