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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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Thousands Without Power After Bomb Cyclone Slams Region
Thousands Without Power After Bomb Cyclone Slams Region

Torrential rain and dramatic, powerful winds battered much of New England overnight, causing trees to topple, at least two dozen school closures and power outages for more than 223,000 customers in Massachusetts...

FIRST ALERT: More Wind Expected, Widespread Showers North
FIRST ALERT: More Wind Expected, Widespread Showers North

The most damaging of the wind has passed, but new pockets of wind damage will still be popping up throughout our Thursday. The culprit is a strengthening storm center – a "bomb cyclone" by definition given...

'Severe Delays' on MBTA Commuter Rail After Powerful Storm
'Severe Delays' on MBTA Commuter Rail After Powerful Storm

MBTA Commuter Rail trains were experiencing "severe delays" after a powerful nor'easter slammed Massachusetts and other parts of New England overnight. The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority announced...

Delta Hangar at Logan Airport Has Roof Partially Blown Off
Delta Hangar at Logan Airport Has Roof Partially Blown Off

Torrential rain and dramatic, powerful winds battered much of New England overnight, causing trees to topple, at least two dozen school closures and power outages for more than 223,000 customers in Massachusetts...

Powerful Democratic Rep. Elijah Cummings Dies at 68
Powerful Democratic Rep. Elijah Cummings Dies at 68

Maryland Rep. Elijah E. Cummings, a sharecropper's son who rose to become a civil rights champion and the chairman of one of the U.S. House committees leading an impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump,...

Boston Mayor Walsh Launches Fund to Support Child Care Entrepreneurs
Boston Mayor Walsh Launches Fund to Support Child Care Entrepreneurs

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh on Thursday said the city would boost support for home-based family child care businesses in a bid to help families afford the cost of raising children in the city. He said the...