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Sunday, Sep 22, 2019 at 03:40 PM EDT

Nobel Laureate Starts Fund for Survivors of Sexual Violence

Nobel Laureate Starts Fund for Survivors of Sexual Violence

The Nobel Peace Prize-winning surgeon whose hospital in war-torn Congo has treated over 50,000 victims of sexual violence has launched a fund with the goal of providing reparations for survivors of conflicts...

Monday, Sep 16, 2019 at 10:37 AM EDT

Dem Presidential Candidates Call for Kavanaugh's Impeachment

Dem Presidential Candidates Call for Kavanaugh's Impeachment

Several Democratic presidential candidates have lined up to call for the impeachment of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh in the face of a new, uninvestigated allegation of sexual impropriety when he was in...

Thursday, Sep 12, 2019 at 09:34 PM EDT

Virginia Lt. Gov. Fairfax Sues CBS Over Accuser Interviews

Virginia Lt. Gov. Fairfax Sues CBS Over Accuser Interviews<br /><br />

Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax filed a $400 million lawsuit Thursday against CBS, alleging the company defamed him when it broadcast interviews with two women he says have falsely accused him of sexual...

Sunday, Sep 8, 2019 at 01:37 PM EDT

Opera Union Launches Investigation Into Domingo Allegations

Opera Union Launches Investigation Into Domingo Allegations

The union that represents opera performers and staff has launched its own investigation into sexual harassment allegations against superstar Placido Domingo, saying it cannot be sure that opera companies will...

Thursday, Sep 5, 2019 at 04:59 PM EDT

Michigan State University Fined $4.5 Million in Nassar Case

Michigan State University Fined $4.5 Million in Nassar Case

The government on Thursday ordered Michigan State University to make sweeping changes and pay a $4.5 million fine after determining that it failed to adequately respond to sexual assault complaints against Larry...

Thursday, Sep 5, 2019 at 08:56 PM EDT

Singer Says Opera's Domingo Harassed Her, Grabbed Her Breast

Singer Says Opera's Domingo Harassed Her, Grabbed Her Breast

The glittering production was a high point of the Washington Opera's 1999-2000 season: Jules Massenet's "Le Cid," about a legendary Spanish conqueror, starring a tenor legendary in his own right — Placido...

Thursday, Sep 5, 2019 at 01:29 AM EDT

Victim in Brock Turner Case Reveals Her Identity

Victim in Brock Turner Case Reveals Her Identity

The woman who was sexually assaulted by ex-Stanford University swimmer Brock Turner and later read a powerful statement at his sentencing has revealed her identity.

Tuesday, Sep 3, 2019 at 11:03 AM EDT

Cuba Gooding Jr. Briefly Appears in NYC for Groping Case

Cuba Gooding Jr. Briefly Appears in NYC for Groping Case

Cuba Gooding Jr. appeared briefly in New York City court Tuesday after a judge denied his attorney’s motion to dismiss the groping case brought on against him.

Monday, Aug 19, 2019 at 09:25 AM EDT

Early Epstein Accuser: Police Could Have Stopped Him in 1997

Early Epstein Accuser: Police Could Have Stopped Him in 1997

More than two decades before Jeffrey Epstein took his own life, a woman went into a California police station and filed one of the earliest sex-crime complaints against him: that he groped her during what she...

Monday, Aug 19, 2019 at 12:58 AM EDT

Planned Book by Mark Halperin Faces Widespread Criticism

Planned Book by Mark Halperin Faces Widespread Criticism

A reported book deal for Mark Halperin, the "Game Change" co-author and political commentator who has faced multiple allegations of sexual harassment, is being greeted with widespread outrage. Former Fox News...

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Thunderstorms in Forecast, Ugly PM Commute Expected Tuesday
Thunderstorms in Forecast, Ugly PM Commute Expected Tuesday

Storm Team 4 is tracking the chance for heavy rain and possible thunderstorms that could make for a messy evening commute Tuesday.

Lawyer of Man Pulled Over, Killed by NYPD Cites Profiling
Lawyer of Man Pulled Over, Killed by NYPD Cites Profiling

The family of the 31-year-old man who was shot and killed by cops last week wants the NYPD to release bodycam footage as the passenger insists they were wearing seat belts when they were pulled over.

NYC DOT Worker Accidentally Strikes, Kills Colleague: Cops
NYC DOT Worker Accidentally Strikes, Kills Colleague: Cops

New York City Department of Transportation workers are mourning the tragic loss of a colleague on Tuesday after an employee was accidentally struck and killed by a coworker.

Man Tackled By Police After Trying to Escape Arrest on UWS
Man Tackled By Police After Trying to Escape Arrest on UWS

Police tackled a man who escaped out the back seat of an NYPD cruiser after a shooting and a fight on the west side of Manhattan Monday evening, witness video shows.

Canada's Trudeau Wins 2nd Term But Loses Majority
Canada's Trudeau Wins 2nd Term But Loses Majority

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau won a second term in Canada's national elections Monday, losing the majority but delivering unexpectedly strong results despite having been weakened by a series of scandals that...

Snap a Photo of a Disgusting Subway Car, You Could Win $500
Snap a Photo of a Disgusting Subway Car, You Could Win $500

A transportation union took out a full-page ad on Monday highlighting its “train trash” contest, inviting riders to post photos of disgusting MTA subway cars — with the nastiest picture getting $500