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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...

Friday, Sep 7, 2018 at 11:16 AM EDT

Actor Terry Crews Settles Suit With Agent He Says Groped Him

Actor Terry Crews Settles Suit With Agent He Says Groped Him

Actor Terry Crews and agent Adam Venit have agreed to settle a lawsuit in which Crews alleged Venit groped him at a Hollywood party. Venit's agency William Morris Endeavor, also named as a defendant, confirmed...

Friday, Sep 7, 2018 at 08:46 AM EDT

Major Hotels Giving Panic Buttons to Staff Nationwide

Major Hotels Giving Panic Buttons to Staff Nationwide

Tens of thousands of employees at more than 18,000 U.S. hotels will soon carry panic buttons to help protect them from harassment and assault in an era of heightened awareness around the #MeToo movement. More...

Thursday, Sep 6, 2018 at 11:11 AM EDT

Former NYC Ballet Member Shared Nude Photos of Dancer: Suit

Former NYC Ballet Member Shared Nude Photos of Dancer: Suit

A New York City Ballet member secretly took sexually explicit photos and videos of a female dancer and shared them with ballet members — in line with the “out-of-control, fraternity-house” atmosphere the company...

Wednesday, Sep 5, 2018 at 02:58 AM EDT

Asia Argento Will Halt Payments to Accuser Jimmy Bennett

Asia Argento Will Halt Payments to Accuser Jimmy Bennett

Asia Argento will not pay the remaining $130,000 to her accuser Jimmy Bennett, according to her attorney Mark Jay Heller.

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Elton Brand Hired as New Sixers General Manager
Elton Brand Hired as New Sixers General Manager

Former NBA player Elton Brand has been hired as the new General Manager of the Philadelphia 76ers, sources confirmed with NBC Sports Philadelphia.

Mom Kills Tot With Vicodin in His Sippy Cup, DA Says
Mom Kills Tot With Vicodin in His Sippy Cup, DA Says

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Officer Among 24 Arrests in Men Seeking Sex With Kids Sting
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Two dozen alleged child predators, from first responders to college students, were arrested in a New Jersey sting operation for trying to meet underage girls and boys for sex, the state's attorney general...

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Kayaker Drowns in Brandywine River in Wilmington, Delaware

A kayaker drowned after being pulled by a swift current in the Brandywine River in Wilmington, Delaware, Tuesday afternoon.

Man in GoFundMe Dispute: Details Will Become 'Crystal Clear'
Man in GoFundMe Dispute: Details Will Become 'Crystal Clear'

Wearing a backwards baseball cap and black hoodie, the New Jersey man accused of misusing a homeless good Samaritan's donation funds appeared in court Tuesday morning for a traffic violation.

Trump Says He Feels 'So Badly' for Kavanaugh
Trump Says He Feels 'So Badly' for Kavanaugh

Trading accusations, Democratic and Republican senators quarreled Tuesday over who will testify at what promises to be a dramatic and emotional hearing next Monday with Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and...