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Thursday, Sep 6, 2018 at 12:29 PM EDT

Sexual Misconduct Allegations Against Public Figures

Sexual Misconduct Allegations Against Public Figures

More than a hundred public figures have been accused of sexual misconduct since allegations against Harvey Weinstein surfaced.

Tuesday, Jan 29, 2019 at 08:14 AM EST

Workspaces Centered on Women on the Rise in #MeToo Era

Workspaces Centered on Women on the Rise in #MeToo Era

Entering the year-old workspace ModernWell feels like coming into a comfortable spa. Clean lines give way to cozy touches like footstools covered with faux fur and a roaring fire surrounded by comfortable...

Saturday, Jan 5, 2019 at 09:25 AM EST

Scandal and Justice: #MeToo Reached the Sports World in 2018

Scandal and Justice: #MeToo Reached the Sports World in 2018

One by one they came forward, more than 150 in all. Fearful yet defiant. Vulnerable but resolute, buoyed by the hope of catharsis and the promise of justice. Standing in a Michigan courtroom last January, women...

Thursday, Dec 20, 2018 at 06:31 PM EST

Judge Denies Motion to Toss Harvey Weinstein's Criminal Case

Judge Denies Motion to Toss Harvey Weinstein's Criminal Case

A judge denied a motion to dismiss Harvey Weinstein's criminal case in New York on Thursday, setting aside defense contentions that police acted improperly in the investigation that led to the ex-movie...

Monday, Dec 17, 2018 at 01:46 PM EST

1 in 3 See 'Major Gains' on Women's Equality This Year: Poll

1 in 3 See 'Major Gains' on Women's Equality This Year: Poll

Only about a third of Americans say women have made "major gains" toward equal rights in the past year, which saw the #MeToo movement and a record number of women elected to Congress, according to a new NBC...

Monday, Dec 17, 2018 at 07:10 AM EST

Geoffrey Rush Accused of Sexual Misconduct by Yael Stone

Geoffrey Rush Accused of Sexual Misconduct by Yael Stone

Australian actress Yael Stone has accused actor Geoffrey Rush of sexual misconduct in a new interview with the Australian Broadcasting Corporation's "7.30."

Friday, Dec 14, 2018 at 08:12 AM EST

Cybill Shepherd Says Les Moonves Canceled CBS Show After She Rebuffed His Advances

Cybill Shepherd Says Les Moonves Canceled CBS Show After She Rebuffed His Advances

Actress Cybill Shepherd said her 1990s CBS sitcom was pulled after she turned down advances from now-former network head Les Moonves, an experience she called "very painful," NBC News reported. "My show could...

Friday, Dec 14, 2018 at 07:50 AM EST

CBS Settled With Dushku Over 'Bull' Star's Sexual Comments

CBS Settled With Dushku Over 'Bull' Star's Sexual Comments

CBS reached a $9.5 million confidential settlement last year with actress Eliza Dushku after on-set sexual comments from Michael Weatherly, star of the network's show "Bull," made her uncomfortable when she was...

Wednesday, Dec 12, 2018 at 12:55 AM EST

With New Board in Place, CBS to Decide Moonves' Exit Pay

With New Board in Place, CBS to Decide Moonves' Exit Pay

The newly elected CBS board faces daunting tasks: deciding whether former CEO Les Moonves gets a $120 million exit package following a sexual-misconduct investigation and charting a path for CBS to recover after...

Thursday, Dec 6, 2018 at 09:31 AM EST

Harris Aide Resigns After Reported Sex Harassment Settlement

Harris Aide Resigns After Reported Sex Harassment Settlement

Larry Wallace resigned as a senior adviser to Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., on Wednesday after a report of a $400,000 sexual harassment settlement over an incident alleged to have taken place while he worked for...

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Prosecutors Request Reduced Sentence for Notorious Drug Lord
Prosecutors Request Reduced Sentence for Notorious Drug Lord

Prosecutors requested the man credited with spurring the 1980s crack epidemic in Washington, D.C., get a reduced sentence.

At Least 5 Dead in Illinois Shooting, Alleged Gunman Killed
At Least 5 Dead in Illinois Shooting, Alleged Gunman Killed

At least five people are dead and the alleged gunman has been killed following a shooting at an industrial complex in Aurora, Illinois, officials said Friday. Aurora police have confirmed that five police...

Preservation Group Saves Historic African American Cemetery
Preservation Group Saves Historic African American Cemetery

An historic African American cemetery in Loudoun County, Virginia, will be saved thanks to a preservation group. News4's Erika Gonzalez explains how it is different from other older cemeteries.

Teen to Be Tried as Juvenile in Md. Football Team Rape Case
Teen to Be Tried as Juvenile in Md. Football Team Rape Case

A 15-year-old boy accused of raping fellow members of his Maryland high school football team in the school's locker room will be tried as a juvenile, moving the case out of adult court, a judge ruled Friday.

Activists: Man Charged With Trying to Kill Cop Is Not Guilty
Activists: Man Charged With Trying to Kill Cop Is Not Guilty

Some civil rights groups are coming to the defense of a man charged with trying to kill a police officer. The man says he's a victim of police brutality, but he's considering pleading guilty to a lesser...

FBI Offers $10K Reward to Nab 'Beltway Bank Bandit'
FBI Offers $10K Reward to Nab 'Beltway Bank Bandit'

The still-unidentified thief has been spotted using accessories like a baseball cap, wig, gloves, hijab, a hoodie, a skirt and, most recently, a construction hat to conceal his identity. The FBI has recently...