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Actor Ashley Judd, a Democratic activist, adds her voice to those calling on Biden to leave the race

Jul. 12, 2024 12:05 PM EDT

Actor Ashley Judd is adding her voice to calls for President Joe Biden to step aside from the presidential race following his performance in last month's debate, arguing that she worries he could lose to Republican Donald Trump in November. In an opinion piece for USA Today published...

Summer Movie Guide: Virtually all the movies coming to theaters and streaming from May to Labor Day

May. 03, 2024 11:50 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Are you ready for some movies this summer? There's action-adventure, romance, horror, franchises and anniversary re-releases of some of your favorites populating theaters and streaming services from May through Labor Day. You just have to know where to look. ...

Ashley Judd speaks out on the right of women to control their bodies and be free from male violence

Apr. 29, 2024 22:03 PM EDT

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Actor Ashley Judd, whose allegations against movie mogul Harvey Weinstein helped spark the #MeToo movement, spoke out Monday on the rights of women and girls to control their own bodies and be free from male violence. A goodwill ambassador for the U.N....

#MeToo advocates vow the reckoning will continue after Weinstein's conviction is overturned

Apr. 26, 2024 17:48 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — #MeToo founder Tarana Burke has heard it before. Every time there’s a legal setback, the movement is declared dead in the water. A legal success, and presto, it’s alive again. So Burke, who nearly two decades ago coined the phrase “Me too” from her work with...

A look at past and future cases Harvey Weinstein has faced as his New York conviction is thrown out

Apr. 26, 2024 01:19 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Harvey Weinstein's landmark New York sexual assault conviction was thrown out by an appeals court Thursday, and most of the dozens of civil cases filed against him since he became a central target in the #MeToo movement in 2017 have either been settled or dismissed. ...

Ashley Judd and Aloe Blacc help the White House unveil its national suicide prevention strategy

Apr. 25, 2024 16:26 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Actor Ashley Judd and singer-songwriter Aloe Blacc, who both lost loved ones to suicide, on Tuesday helped the Biden administration promote its new national strategy to prevent suicide. Judd's mother, country star Naomi Judd, died nearly two years ago. Blacc's...

Ashley Judd, #MeToo founders react to ruling overturning Harvey Weinstein's conviction

Apr. 25, 2024 16:24 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York appeals court overturned Harvey Weinstein’s 2020 rape conviction on Thursday, saying the trial judge should not have allowed other women to testify about alleged assaults the movie mogul wasn't charged with. Here is some of the reaction to the decision: ...