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Today in History

Jul. 12, 2018 12:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Thursday, July 12, the 193rd day of 2018. There are 172 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On July 12, 1909, the House of Representatives joined the Senate in passing the 16th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, allowing for a federal income tax, and submitted it to the...

Seigner, Polanski's wife, refuses film academy invitation

Jul. 9, 2018 2:25 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — In a seething open letter, French actress Emmanuelle Seigner refused the invitation of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and voiced her support for her expelled husband, director Roman Polanski. Seigner called the film academy's invitation "insufferable hypocrisy" in a letter...

3 Maryland schools to revoke Bill Cosby's honorary degrees

Jun. 22, 2018 7:44 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — The University System of Maryland says three universities in the state are rescinding honorary degrees awarded to comedian and actor Bill Cosby. The Baltimore Sun reports the System's Board of Regents announced the revocations Friday. The board says it received requests to revoke the...

Northwestern University revokes Bill Cosby's honorary degree

Jun. 18, 2018 6:28 PM EDT

EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) — Northwestern University has revoked the honorary degree it awarded Bill Cosby two decades ago —the first time the school has taken such a step in its 167-year history. In a news release, the school in the Chicago suburb of Evanston announced its board of trustees discussed...

Bill Cosby ousts legal team ahead of sex assault sentencing

Jun. 14, 2018 7:47 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bill Cosby has ousted the high-powered defense team whose aggressive tactics failed to sway jurors from convicting him of sexual assault in April. Cosby's spokesman Andrew Wyatt said Thursday that Tom Mesereau and the rest of the retrial team have been replaced by a Philadelphia-area...

Insurer must defend Bill Cosby defamation suits, court says

Jun. 11, 2018 2:33 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — A federal appeals court says an insurance company must pick up Bill Cosby's tab to fight defamation lawsuits brought by women who accused him of sexual misconduct. But the ruling by the 1st U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Boston doesn't mean the insurance company, AIG, must pay any damages....

Today in History

Jun. 6, 2018 12:04 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Wednesday, June 6, the 157th day of 2018. There are 208 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On June 6, 1968, Sen. Robert F. Kennedy died at Good Samaritan Hospital in Los Angeles, 25 1/2 hours after he was shot by Sirhan Bishara Sirhan. On this date: In 1523, Gustav Vasa...

Today in History

Jun. 5, 2018 12:05 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Tuesday, June 5, the 156th day of 2018. There are 209 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On June 5, 1968, Sen. Robert F. Kennedy was shot and mortally wounded after claiming victory in California's Democratic presidential primary at the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles;...

Cosby accuser makes first public statements since trial

May. 31, 2018 10:02 AM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The woman whose allegations that Bill Cosby drugged and assaulted her led to his conviction said the pills he gave her made her feel like a "limp noodle," leaving her helpless to fend off the 2004 attack. Andrea Constand, 45, a former Temple University women's basketball administrator,...

Police check USC gynecologist's conduct for possible crimes

May. 30, 2018 2:38 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The University of Southern California has received hundreds of complaints about a former school gynecologist suspected of conducting inappropriate exams for decades, prompting the resignation of the school president and a police investigation. More than two dozen lawsuits have been filed...