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‘Goodfellas,’ ‘Law & Order’ actor Paul Sorvino dies at 83

Jul. 25, 2022 16:17 PM EDT

Paul Sorvino, an imposing actor who specialized in playing crooks and cops like Paulie Cicero in “Goodfellas” and the NYPD sergeant Phil Cerreta on “Law & Order,” has died. He was 83. His publicist Roger Neal said he died Monday morning of natural causes at the Mayo...

Today in History: July 21, guilty verdict in "Monkey Trial"

Jul. 21, 2022 00:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Thursday, July 21, the 202nd day of 2022. There are 163 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On July 21, 1925, the so-called “Monkey Trial” ended in Dayton, Tennessee, with John T. Scopes found guilty of...

Today in History: July 20, Armstrong and Aldrin on the moon

Jul. 20, 2022 00:06 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Wednesday, July 20, the 201st day of 2022. There are 164 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On July 20, 1969, astronauts Neil Armstrong and Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin became the first men to walk on the moon...

Justice Department to investigate NYPD sex crimes unit

Jun. 30, 2022 18:15 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. Justice Department has launched a sweeping inquiry into the New York Police Department's famed sex crimes investigators following years of complaints about the way they treat crime victims. The civil rights investigation, announced Thursday and spurred by a...

Today in History: June 15, deadly steamboat fire

Jun. 15, 2022 00:02 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Wednesday, June 15, the 166th day of 2022. There are 199 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On June 15, 1775, the Second Continental Congress voted unanimously to appoint George Washington head of the...

Harvey Weinstein to be charged in UK over assault claims

Jun. 08, 2022 12:08 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — British prosecutors said Wednesday they have authorized police to charge former film mogul Harvey Weinstein with two counts of indecent assault against a woman in London in 1996. The Crown Prosecution Service said in a statement that “charges have been authorized”...

UK prosecutors: Harvey Weinstein to be charged with 2 counts of indecent assault against woman in UK

Jun. 08, 2022 10:04 AM EDT
LONDON (AP) — UK prosecutors: Harvey Weinstein to be charged with 2 counts of indecent assault against woman in UK.

Depp-Heard trial: Advocates fear chilling effect on accusers

Jun. 03, 2022 14:16 PM EDT

The call came Thursday, only a day after the Johnny Depp-Amber Heard verdict, to a free legal clinic for domestic violence victims in Athens, Georgia. The woman wanted to pursue her abuse claims, but she was worried. “The fear was that she’d be seen to be a liar like Amber...

Harvey Weinstein’s rape conviction upheld by appeals court

Jun. 02, 2022 15:14 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York appeals court on Thursday upheld Harvey Weinstein’s rape conviction and 23-year prison sentence, rejecting the former movie mogul’s claim that the judge at his landmark #MeToo trial unfairly allowed women to testify about allegations that weren’t part of the case....

New York appeals court upholds Harvey Weinstein’s rape conviction and prison sentence from landmark #MeToo trial

Jun. 02, 2022 11:22 AM EDT
NEW YORK (AP) — New York appeals court upholds Harvey Weinstein’s rape conviction and prison sentence from landmark #MeToo trial.