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MeToo leader launches new hashtag to mobilize voters

Oct. 15, 2019 12:35 PM EDT

The founder of #MeToo is using the second anniversary of the movement to launch a new effort intended to mobilize voters heading into the 2020 election. The new hashtag #MeTooVoter was unveiled Tuesday, on the same day as the fourth Democratic presidential debate and reflects a frustration among activists that...

Today in History

Oct. 15, 2019 12:02 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Tuesday, Oct. 15, the 288th day of 2019. There are 77 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Oct. 15, 1991, despite sexual harassment allegations by Anita Hill, the Senate narrowly confirmed the nomination of Clarence Thomas to the U.S. Supreme Court, 52-48. On this...

Hillary Clinton presents daughter with Val-Kill Award

Oct. 13, 2019 6:25 PM EDT

HYDE PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Hillary Clinton has presented her daughter with the Eleanor Roosevelt Val-Kill award, which Clinton herself was awarded in 1995. Chelsea Clinton was honored Sunday afternoon at the 32nd annual award ceremony at the Val-Kill estate where Roosevelt lived in Hyde Park. She said she...

Tennis court to runway: Serena Williams hits Fashion Week

Sep. 11, 2019 6:59 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Talk about a quick recovery. Only three days after her shocking loss in the U.S. Open final, Serena Williams went from the court to the runway to present the latest collection of her fashion label, S by Serena. And she brought her baby daughter along for the ride: As she made her...