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Tuesday, Mar 26, 2019 at 10:47 AM EDT

Founder, Board of Vatican Women's Magazine Quit

Founder, Board of Vatican Women's Magazine Quit

The founder and all-female editorial board of the Vatican's women's magazine have quit after what they say was a Vatican campaign to discredit them and put them "under the direct control of men," that only...

Monday, Mar 18, 2019 at 08:08 AM EDT

R. Kelly Case Spotlights Abuse of Girls in #MeToo Era

R. Kelly Case Spotlights Abuse of Girls in #MeToo Era

The arrest of R&B singer R. Kelly on charges of sexually abusing girls as young as 13 has focused the lens of the #MeToo movement on underage victims like these, especially girls of color. The charges, which...

Friday, Mar 15, 2019 at 07:20 PM EDT

Porn Actresses Take On Powerful Industry Agent

Porn Actresses Take On Powerful Industry Agent

One of the porn industry’s top agents has been accused by women whom he represents of fraud, sexual abuse and links to an illegal escort business — accusations including coercing performers to pay off "unconsci...

Thursday, Mar 14, 2019 at 12:58 PM EDT

S. Korean Police Questioning 2 K-Pop Stars in Sex Scandals

S. Korean Police Questioning 2 K-Pop Stars in Sex Scandals

Police on Thursday questioned two K-pop stars over interlocking sex scandals that have fascinated South Korea and prompted both men to announce they are retiring from the entertainment industry. Seungri, a...

Friday, Mar 8, 2019 at 04:44 PM EST

International Women's Day: Strikes, Protests and Holidays

International Women's Day: Strikes, Protests and Holidays

Marches and protests were held Friday across the globe to mark International Women's Day under the slogan #BalanceforBetter, with calls for a more gender-balanced world. The day, sponsored by the United Nations...

Thursday, Mar 7, 2019 at 08:26 AM EST

Warner Bros. Chair Being Investigated for Sexual Misconduct

Warner Bros. Chair Being Investigated for Sexual Misconduct

WarnerMedia is investigating claims that Warner Bros. chairman and CEO Kevin Tsujihara promised acting roles in exchange for sex as detailed in The Hollywood Reporter Wednesday. The article includes text...

Wednesday, Feb 27, 2019 at 09:30 AM EST

Wynn Resorts Fined $20 Million Over Sex Allegations

Wynn Resorts Fined $20 Million Over Sex Allegations

Casino mogul Steve Wynn's former company was fined a record $20 million by Nevada gambling regulators on Tuesday for failing to investigate claims of sexual misconduct made against him before he resigned a year...

Sunday, Feb 24, 2019 at 09:06 AM EST

No Women Director Nominees Means #MeToo Has a Long Way to Go

No Women Director Nominees Means #MeToo Has a Long Way to Go

In 2017, just as the #MeToo Movement was taking off, Salma Hayek said that during the shooting of "Frida" Harvey Weinstein sought to get rid of Frida Kahlo's limp and unibrow, and increased the character's...

Wednesday, Feb 13, 2019 at 12:01 AM EST

'He's Not Remorseful': Spokesman Describes Bill Cosby's Life Behind Bars

'He's Not Remorseful': Spokesman Describes Bill Cosby's Life Behind Bars

Cosby's spokesman provided a glimpse the former star's new life behind bars. The 81-year-old’s routine is a far cry from his previous days when many considered the comedian “America’s dad.”

Thursday, Feb 7, 2019 at 01:33 PM EST

Women Accuse Ex-Costa Rica President of Sexual Misconduct

Women Accuse Ex-Costa Rica President of Sexual Misconduct

Two more women have accused former Costa Rican President Oscar Arias, a Nobel peace laureate, of sexual misconduct after a criminal complaint alleging sexual assault against another woman was filed against...

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Driver May Face Extra Charges After Teen Thrown From Truck
Driver May Face Extra Charges After Teen Thrown From Truck

A teenage driver may face additional charges after a 17-year-old was thrown from his truck’s bed as he was doing car tricks in Tyngsborough, Massachusetts. Police are investigating after the victim suffered...

North Reading Police Seek Missing 17-Year-Old
North Reading Police Seek Missing 17-Year-Old

Police in North Reading, Massachusetts, are looking for a missing 17-year-old girl. Authorities said Adah Sprinkle was overdue after leaving her home, in the area of Haverhill Street and Aspen Road, early...

Man Rescues Entangled Seal on Martha's Vineyard
Man Rescues Entangled Seal on Martha's Vineyard

Video of an incredible rescue on Martha's Vineyard has gone viral. Fisherman Anthony Marcantonio said he was driving along Chappaquiddick Beach when he spotted a seal. "All wrapped around its throat was a...

Delays Expected in Revere as Crews Repair Traffic Light
Delays Expected in Revere as Crews Repair Traffic Light

Significant delays are affecting commuters in Revere, Massachusetts Thursday morning as crews work to repair a traffic signal that was damaged in a car crash. The crash was reported at the Route 1A Jughandle at...

Former VP Joe Biden Announces 2020 Run for President
Former VP Joe Biden Announces 2020 Run for President

Former Vice President Joe Biden, a product of the working class who became a key adviser in the Obama administration following a long career in the Senate, officially entered the Democratic race for president...

Baker Backing Logan Ride-Hailing Central Drop Off Plan
Baker Backing Logan Ride-Hailing Central Drop Off Plan

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker is backing a plan to create a central location at Logan International Airport where ride-hailing companies like Uber and Lyft can pick up and drop off passengers. Under the...