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William & Mary board rescinds Bill Cosby honorary degree

Aug. 10, 2018 3:38 PM EDT

WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) — The board of visitors of The College of William & Mary has voted to rescind an honorary degree awarded to comedian and actor Bill Cosby. The board issued a statement Friday saying that since it awarded the Masters of Arts degree in 1993, "information came to light and was...

Sex predator law challenged by Cosby to get court review

Jul. 31, 2018 5:50 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Pennsylvania's highest court will consider whether the state can lawfully designate certain sex offenders as sexually violent predators, as it's seeking to do in the case of Bill Cosby. Cosby's attorneys also are challenging the constitutionality of the law. But the state Supreme...

Cosby fighting classification as sexually violent predator

Jul. 30, 2018 12:53 PM EDT

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Bill Cosby's lawyers are challenging the legality of the process under which a Pennsylvania board recommended he be classified as a sexually violent predator. They also claimed in a court filing last week that the state's recently revised sex offender registry law is unconstitutional...

Harvey Weinstein's insurers balk at paying his legal bills

Jul. 29, 2018 1:15 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Harvey Weinstein is locked in a messy battle with insurance companies over his steadily mounting legal bills. The insurance giant Chubb and other carriers that wrote liability policies for Weinstein and his film company are arguing in court that they shouldn't have to pay for his defense...

Once untouchable, 'I Admit' shows that R. Kelly is hurting

Jul. 28, 2018 10:32 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Although Oronike Odeleye is the co-founder of the #MuteRKelly campaign, she is still excited about the embattled R&B superstar's new song, "I Admit." Not because she is blasting it on her stereo — but because the release of the track confirms that the social media campaign she...

Board recommends Cosby be found a sexually violent predator

Jul. 24, 2018 5:32 PM EDT

A Pennsylvania board recommended Bill Cosby be classified as a sexually violent predator, which would require the former TV star to attend at least monthly sex offender counseling — in prison and out — and police to post warning flyers throughout his neighborhood whenever he is freed. It is now up...

The Latest: Bill Cosby to fight violent predator designation

Jul. 24, 2018 1:42 PM EDT

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on a Pennsylvania board's recommendation that Bill Cosby be classified as a sexually violent predator (all times local): 1 p.m. Bill Cosby's representative says the 81-year-old plans to fight the recommendation from a Pennsylvania board that he be classified as a sexually...

Pennsylvania board recommends to court that Bill Cosby be classified as a sexually violent predator

Jul. 24, 2018 10:52 AM EDT
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania board recommends to court that Bill Cosby be classified as a sexually violent predator.

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...