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Women's Hall of Fame inducts Sotomayor, Fonda, Allred

Sep. 14, 2019 4:40 PM EDT

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor, actress Jane Fonda and attorney Gloria Allred were among the inductees at the National Women's Hall of Fame on Saturday. The Class of 2019 inducted into the hall in upstate New York also included activist Angela Davis , attorney Sarah Deer, fashion designer Diane von...

In new book, Times reporters detail Weinstein investigation

Sep. 9, 2019 8:57 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A new book by The New York Times reporters who uncovered sexual misconduct accusations against Harvey Weinstein reveals the identities of some of the whistleblowers who aided their investigation and includes new details on the movie mogul's attempts to persuade the newspaper not to publish...

MIT scandal highlights thorny ethics of university donations

Sep. 9, 2019 5:58 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — While MIT grapples with new allegations about its financial ties to Jeffrey Epstein, other universities that accepted donations from the disgraced financier say they have no plans to return the money. The turmoil at MIT has sent shockwaves through the world of education and highlights the...

Judge approves moves to streamline Weinstein case

Sep. 6, 2019 4:41 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A judge is signing off on changes meant to streamline Harvey Weinstein's sexual assault case after a recent flurry of activity. Judge James Burke on Friday approved consolidating two indictments against the movie mogul and gave prosecutors the green light to swap a pair of older predatory...

Tamron Hall's faith in herself pays off with new show, life

Sep. 5, 2019 9:48 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — When Tamron Hall decided to leave NBC after the network gave her prime "Today" co-hosting slot to Megyn Kelly, the journalist threw herself a party — a pity party. That included plenty of tears and a bit of feeling sorry for herself— to the point that "my mother said to me,...

Filmmaker Nate Parker apologizes for being 'tone deaf'

Sep. 1, 2019 12:21 PM EDT

VENICE, Italy (AP) — Three years ago, filmmaker Nate Parker came under scrutiny for a rape allegation from his college days that essentially derailed the release of his Nat Turner film "The Birth of a Nation." Now, with a new film about police brutality debuting at the Venice Film International Film...

NYPD moves to 'victim-centered' approach on sex crimes cases

Aug. 29, 2019 7:17 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Two of the most concrete changes in the New York Police Department's evolving approach to sex crimes sit some 20 feet apart, flanking the lobby of a century-old Bronx police station that was known in the neighborhood's more turbulent years as "Fort Apache." The first is a new waiting room,...

Fall Preview: Bong Joon Ho and 'Parasite' are coming for you

Aug. 28, 2019 6:27 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Bong Joon Ho's "Parasite" may be the only film this fall that's already an award-winner and a box-office smash. "Parasite" will arrive in U.S. theaters Oct. 11 after having already amassed $70.9 million in Bong's native South Korea, where the film notched one of the country's best opening...

NYPD moves to 'victim-centered' approach on sex crimes cases

Aug. 28, 2019 4:45 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Two of the most concrete changes in the New York Police Department's evolving approach to sex crimes sit some 20 feet apart, flanking the lobby of a century-old Bronx police station that was known in the neighborhood's more turbulent years as "Fort Apache." The first is a new waiting room,...

The Latest: Lawyers spar after Weinstein court appearance

Aug. 26, 2019 6:09 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the court appearance by movie mogul Harvey Weinstein in sexual assault case (all times local): 10:20 a.m. An attorney for Harvey Weinstein says new charges against the movie mogul show prosecutors "are desperate." Defense attorney Donna Rotunno spoke on Monday after Weinstein...