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Friday, Jun 29, 2018 at 04:05 PM EDT

18th Woman Accuses San Diego Sheriff's Deputy of Sexual Misconduct

18th Woman Accuses San Diego Sheriff's Deputy of Sexual Misconduct

A San Diego County Sheriff's deputy used his position as a uniformed officer to take advantage of a woman in a North County motel room while her 12-year-old daughter was nearby, the woman told NBC 7 Thursday....

Friday, Jun 29, 2018 at 10:05 AM EDT

Actress Ashley Judd Brings Spirit of #MeToo to South Sudan

Actress Ashley Judd Brings Spirit of #MeToo to South Sudan

In her first visit to civil war-torn South Sudan, actress Ashley Judd had a message for survivors of sexual assault in a country where rape is a widespread weapon. "I see you, I love you and I'm here for...

Thursday, Jun 28, 2018 at 10:56 AM EDT

Ariz. Lawmaker Kicked Out Amid #MeToo Can Run Again: Court

Ariz. Lawmaker Kicked Out Amid #MeToo Can Run Again: Court

The first state lawmaker in the nation to be first kicked out of office amid sexual misconduct claims since the #MeToo movement started can run for state Senate, the Arizona Supreme Court ruled Wednesday. The...

Tuesday, Jun 19, 2018 at 06:16 PM EDT

Nassar Victims Urge Michigan State Board to Fire Engler

Nassar Victims Urge Michigan State Board to Fire Engler

A letter signed by at least 130 sexual abuse victims of former sports doctor Larry Nassar on Tuesday urged Michigan State University's governing board to oust interim president John Engler, saying he has...

Wednesday, Jun 6, 2018 at 09:55 AM EDT

Bill Clinton: Comment on Lewinsky 'Wasn't My Finest Hour'

Bill Clinton: Comment on Lewinsky 'Wasn't My Finest Hour'

Former President Bill Clinton admitted that his combative response earlier this week to questions about Monica Lewinsky wasn't his "finest hour," but he took issue with how the interview broached the subject of...

Tuesday, Jun 5, 2018 at 07:30 PM EDT

Miss America Scraps Its Swimsuit Competition

Miss America Scraps Its Swimsuit Competition

Miss America, which started as a bathing beauty contest nearly a century ago, is ending its swimsuit competition and will no longer judge women on their physical appearance. "We are no longer a pageant. We are...

Wednesday, Jun 6, 2018 at 02:15 AM EDT

Limping Weinstein Pleads Not Guilty to Rape in NYC

Limping Weinstein Pleads Not Guilty to Rape in NYC

Harvey Weinstein pleaded not guilty to rape and criminal sex act charges after appearing to limp into a Manhattan courthouse Tuesday, days after a grand jury indicted the former movie mogul in cases involving...

Monday, Jun 4, 2018 at 03:19 PM EDT

Woody Allen Claims He Is 'a Big Advocate' of #MeToo Movement

Woody Allen Claims He Is 'a Big Advocate' of #MeToo Movement

In a rare interview, Woody Allen argued he should be the "poster boy" of the #MeToo movement because none of the "hundreds of actresses" he's worked with in five decades in film has ever accused him of "any kind...

Monday, Jun 4, 2018 at 08:37 AM EDT

Bill Clinton: 'I Did the Right Thing' in Lewinsky Scandal

Bill Clinton: 'I Did the Right Thing' in Lewinsky Scandal

Former President Bill Clinton says he would not have approached how he dealt with the Monica Lewinsky scandal differently, even in light of the #MeToo movement, he told NBC News' Craig Melvin in an interview...

Monday, Jun 4, 2018 at 12:36 AM EDT

Meet the Lawyer Fighting for Weinstein, in Court and Out

Meet the Lawyer Fighting for Weinstein, in Court and Out

A powerful public figure is accused of sexual assault in a Manhattan hotel room. There's media frenzy. Enter go-to defense attorney Ben Brafman.

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