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Former Oregon Capitol official threatens lawsuit

Dec. 06, 2021 20:21 PM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A former Oregon official who was tasked with fielding harassment complaints in the state Capitol before resigning in June says he was pushed out for revealing flaws in the Legislative Equity Office and is now threatening to sue the Legislature and top lawmakers for...

Fired CNN anchor Chris Cuomo steps away from SiriusXM show

Dec. 06, 2021 19:17 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Fired CNN anchor Chris Cuomo said he's dropping his SiriusXM radio show, a decision that followed a sexual harassment allegation. “While I have a thick skin, I also have a family, for whom the past week has been extraordinarily difficult,” Cuomo said in a...

Lawyer: Chris Cuomo accuser was disgusted by 'hypocrisy'

Dec. 05, 2021 18:44 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — A woman who lodged a sexual harassment allegation against former CNN anchor Chris Cuomo was “disgusted” by what she saw as his hypocrisy and attempts to discredit women who made similar allegations against his brother, her lawyer said Sunday. The...

Williamsburg nonprofit houses victims of domestic violence

Dec. 05, 2021 09:03 AM EST

WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) — The house, at an undisclosed location in Gloucester County, is surrounded by farmland. And that’s a good thing. The people who stay there are escaping domestic or sexual violence and need to feel safe. A federal grant is...

CNN fires Chris Cuomo for helping brother deal with scandal

Dec. 04, 2021 20:25 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — CNN fired anchor Chris Cuomo on Saturday less than a week after new information emerged about how he assisted his brother, former New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, as the politician faced sexual harassment allegations earlier this year. The network had...

CNN fires anchor Chris Cuomo over work defending his brother, former NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo, in sexual harassment scandal

Dec. 04, 2021 17:38 PM EST
NEW YORK (AP) — CNN fires anchor Chris Cuomo over work defending his brother, former NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo, in sexual harassment scandal.

Trustees stand by SUNY chancellor amid calls for resignation

Dec. 04, 2021 12:10 PM EST

Leaders of New York's public college system are standing behind Chancellor James Malatras, who has faced calls to resign after the release of text messages showing he mocked one of the women who later accused former Gov. Andrew Cuomo of sexual harassment. “He’s...

3rd worker at federal prison charged with sexual misconduct

Dec. 03, 2021 18:35 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal correctional officer at a women’s prison in California was charged Friday with sexually abusing an inmate, just months after the prison’s warden was arrested for similar conduct. The officer, John Russell Bellhouse, is the latest employee...

Editorial Roundup: New England

Dec. 03, 2021 16:24 PM EST

Portland Press Herald. December 1, 2021. Editorial: Some of our state’s most serious crimes go unreported The rate of offenses continues to fall in Maine, but that figure doesn’t say it all. There’s a lot to learn from...

US started inquiry into Cuomo sexual harassment claims

Dec. 02, 2021 21:55 PM EST

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Justice began a civil inquiry in August into sexual harassment claims made against former Gov. Andrew Cuomo, New York officials disclosed Thursday. The exact nature of the inquiry and its current status was unclear. ...