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Monday, Jul 2, 2018 at 10:10 PM CDT

Comedian Andy Dick Faces Sexual Harassment Allegations

Comedian Andy Dick Faces Sexual Harassment Allegations

Allegations of inappropriate behavior, some rising to the level of a criminal offense, are piling up against comedian Andy Dick. Dick is set to be arraigned July 18 in Van Nuys on one misdemeanor count each of...

Friday, Jun 29, 2018 at 03:05 PM CDT

18th Woman Accuses San Diego Sheriff's Deputy of Sexual Misconduct

18th Woman Accuses San Diego Sheriff's Deputy of Sexual Misconduct

A San Diego County Sheriff's deputy used his position as a uniformed officer to take advantage of a woman in a North County motel room while her 12-year-old daughter was nearby, the woman told NBC 7 Thursday....

Friday, Jun 29, 2018 at 09:05 AM CDT

Actress Ashley Judd Brings Spirit of #MeToo to South Sudan

Actress Ashley Judd Brings Spirit of #MeToo to South Sudan

In her first visit to civil war-torn South Sudan, actress Ashley Judd had a message for survivors of sexual assault in a country where rape is a widespread weapon. "I see you, I love you and I'm here for...

Thursday, Jun 28, 2018 at 09:56 AM CDT

Ariz. Lawmaker Kicked Out Amid #MeToo Can Run Again: Court

Ariz. Lawmaker Kicked Out Amid #MeToo Can Run Again: Court

The first state lawmaker in the nation to be first kicked out of office amid sexual misconduct claims since the #MeToo movement started can run for state Senate, the Arizona Supreme Court ruled Wednesday. The...

Tuesday, Jun 19, 2018 at 05:16 PM CDT

Nassar Victims Urge Michigan State Board to Fire Engler

Nassar Victims Urge Michigan State Board to Fire Engler

A letter signed by at least 130 sexual abuse victims of former sports doctor Larry Nassar on Tuesday urged Michigan State University's governing board to oust interim president John Engler, saying he has...

Wednesday, Jun 6, 2018 at 08:55 AM CDT

Bill Clinton: Comment on Lewinsky 'Wasn't My Finest Hour'

Bill Clinton: Comment on Lewinsky 'Wasn't My Finest Hour'

Former President Bill Clinton admitted that his combative response earlier this week to questions about Monica Lewinsky wasn't his "finest hour," but he took issue with how the interview broached the subject of...

Tuesday, Jun 5, 2018 at 06:30 PM CDT

Miss America Scraps Its Swimsuit Competition

Miss America Scraps Its Swimsuit Competition

Miss America, which started as a bathing beauty contest nearly a century ago, is ending its swimsuit competition and will no longer judge women on their physical appearance. "We are no longer a pageant. We are...

Wednesday, Jun 6, 2018 at 01:15 AM CDT

Limping Weinstein Pleads Not Guilty to Rape in NYC

Limping Weinstein Pleads Not Guilty to Rape in NYC

Harvey Weinstein pleaded not guilty to rape and criminal sex act charges after appearing to limp into a Manhattan courthouse Tuesday, days after a grand jury indicted the former movie mogul in cases involving...

Monday, Jun 4, 2018 at 02:19 PM CDT

Woody Allen Claims He Is 'a Big Advocate' of #MeToo Movement

Woody Allen Claims He Is 'a Big Advocate' of #MeToo Movement

In a rare interview, Woody Allen argued he should be the "poster boy" of the #MeToo movement because none of the "hundreds of actresses" he's worked with in five decades in film has ever accused him of "any kind...

Monday, Jun 4, 2018 at 07:37 AM CDT

Bill Clinton: 'I Did the Right Thing' in Lewinsky Scandal

Bill Clinton: 'I Did the Right Thing' in Lewinsky Scandal

Former President Bill Clinton says he would not have approached how he dealt with the Monica Lewinsky scandal differently, even in light of the #MeToo movement, he told NBC News' Craig Melvin in an interview...

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Trump: Lawyer Taping Client 'Unheard of,' 'Perhaps Illegal'
Trump: Lawyer Taping Client 'Unheard of,' 'Perhaps Illegal'

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Help Fund Teachers' Classroom Projects This Summer
Help Fund Teachers' Classroom Projects This Summer

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