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Oracle co-CEO Mark Hurd is dead at 62

Oct. 18, 2019 3:16 PM EDT

Oracle co-CEO Mark Hurd, who led two Silicon Valley giants, has died at 62. Oracle confirmed his death Friday, but gave no cause. Hurd was on medical leave, which Oracle announced in September . During his career, Hurd ran both Oracle and computer and printer maker Hewlett-Packard. Hurd joined Oracle as...

Sexual harassment findings increase in Iowa executive branch

Oct. 16, 2019 3:46 PM EDT

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The number of known cases of sexual harassment committed by employees in Iowa's executive branch spiked last year after responsibility for conducting investigations was shifted to a central agency. The increase may be welcome news for advocates for sexual harassment victims, who had...

School suspends girls, says rape-awareness note was bullying

Oct. 15, 2019 5:45 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A 15-year-old girl was suspended for bullying after trying to draw attention to what she believed was an unaddressed problem of sexual assaults involving students at her high school. Now, she's taking the school district to court. Aela Mansmann, a 15-year-old sophomore at Cape...

Gooding faces new charges and a potential parade of accusers

Oct. 15, 2019 4:00 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Cuba Gooding Jr. is facing a growing cast of sexual misconduct accusers, with prosecutors Tuesday unveiling new criminal charges against the actor and telling a judge they intend to have up to a dozen women testify that he violated them, too. Standing in a New York City courtroom, Gooding...

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...

Farrow details lack of enthusiasm at NBC for Weinstein story

Oct. 15, 2019 12:10 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — In reporter Ronan Farrow's account of his contentious divorce from NBC News, the more evidence he gathered on Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein's alleged sexual misconduct, the less enthusiastic his bosses seemed to be. NBC's decision to let Farrow take his work to The New Yorker magazine is...

For opera legend Placido Domingo, the show goes on in Europe

Oct. 12, 2019 9:50 AM EDT

MILAN (AP) — Even as his U.S. career seemingly winds down amid accusations of sexual harassment, opera legend Placido Domingo remains on the bill of a host of European opera houses. But cracks, even if slight, are beginning to show in his support. The 78-year-old singer who rose to stardom as a tenor has...

Rape accusations against Lauer ensnare NBC management

Oct. 10, 2019 8:52 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Two years after Matt Lauer was abruptly fired by NBC News for sexual misconduct, more questions are emerging about the former "Today" show host's behavior and whether bosses looked the other way at problems involving one of the network's biggest stars. A new book by Ronan Farrow, a former...

Rape accusations against Lauer ensnares NBC management

Oct. 10, 2019 12:02 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Two years after Matt Lauer was abruptly fired by NBC News for sexual misconduct, more questions are emerging about the former "Today" show host's behavior and whether bosses looked the other way at problems involving one of the network's biggest stars. The allegations are laid out in "Catch...

Rocker now writer Liz Phair dives deep into emotion, memory

Oct. 9, 2019 12:29 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — When she began writing her new memoir, Liz Phair found she wanted to tell inside-the-mind stories, not behind-the-scenes stories. "I'm more interested in the life of a human being than I am about a path to career success," said the 52-year-old singer-rocker-songwriter whose book, "Horror...