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Thursday, Mar 7, 2019 at 07:26 AM CST

Warner Bros. Chair Being Investigated for Sexual Misconduct

Warner Bros. Chair Being Investigated for Sexual Misconduct

WarnerMedia is investigating claims that Warner Bros. chairman and CEO Kevin Tsujihara promised acting roles in exchange for sex as detailed in The Hollywood Reporter Wednesday. The article includes text...

Wednesday, Feb 27, 2019 at 08:30 AM CST

Wynn Resorts Fined $20 Million Over Sex Allegations

Wynn Resorts Fined $20 Million Over Sex Allegations

Casino mogul Steve Wynn's former company was fined a record $20 million by Nevada gambling regulators on Tuesday for failing to investigate claims of sexual misconduct made against him before he resigned a year...

Sunday, Feb 24, 2019 at 08:06 AM CST

No Women Director Nominees Means #MeToo Has a Long Way to Go

No Women Director Nominees Means #MeToo Has a Long Way to Go

In 2017, just as the #MeToo Movement was taking off, Salma Hayek said that during the shooting of "Frida" Harvey Weinstein sought to get rid of Frida Kahlo's limp and unibrow, and increased the character's...

Tuesday, Feb 12, 2019 at 11:01 PM CST

'He's Not Remorseful': Bill Cosby's Life Behind Bars

'He's Not Remorseful': Bill Cosby's Life Behind Bars

Cosby's spokesman provided a glimpse the former star's new life behind bars. The 81-year-old’s routine is a far cry from his previous days when many considered the comedian “America’s dad.”

Thursday, Feb 7, 2019 at 12:33 PM CST

Women Accuse Ex-Costa Rica President of Sexual Misconduct

Women Accuse Ex-Costa Rica President of Sexual Misconduct

Two more women have accused former Costa Rican President Oscar Arias, a Nobel peace laureate, of sexual misconduct after a criminal complaint alleging sexual assault against another woman was filed against...

Sunday, Feb 3, 2019 at 03:06 AM CST

#MeToo Movement Not a 1-Year Phenomenon in State Capitols

#MeToo Movement Not a 1-Year Phenomenon in State Capitols

In the first week of 2019, an investigation by Oregon's labor agency deemed the state Capitol to be a hostile workplace because of an unchecked pattern of sexual harassment among lawmakers. A few days later,...

Thursday, Jan 31, 2019 at 09:59 AM CST

Opera Singer Daniels, Husband Arrested on Sex Assault Charge

Opera Singer Daniels, Husband Arrested on Sex Assault Charge

A renowned opera singer and University of Michigan professor is in police custody on allegations that he and his husband in 2010 sexually assaulted a singer in Houston.

Thursday, Sep 6, 2018 at 11:29 AM CDT

Sexual Misconduct Allegations Against Public Figures

Sexual Misconduct Allegations Against Public Figures

More than a hundred public figures have been accused of sexual misconduct since allegations against Harvey Weinstein surfaced.

Tuesday, Jan 29, 2019 at 07:14 AM CST

Workspaces Centered on Women on the Rise in #MeToo Era

Workspaces Centered on Women on the Rise in #MeToo Era

Entering the year-old workspace ModernWell feels like coming into a comfortable spa. Clean lines give way to cozy touches like footstools covered with faux fur and a roaring fire surrounded by comfortable...

Saturday, Jan 5, 2019 at 08:25 AM CST

MeToo Movement Reached Sports World in 2018

MeToo Movement Reached Sports World in 2018

One by one they came forward, more than 150 in all. Fearful yet defiant. Vulnerable but resolute, buoyed by the hope of catharsis and the promise of justice. Standing in a Michigan courtroom last January, women...

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Chance the Rapper Expected to Endorse Preckwinkle: Sources
Chance the Rapper Expected to Endorse Preckwinkle: Sources

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Man, 28, Reported Missing From Zion

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R. Kelly Asks Judge to Let Him Travel to Dubai to Perform
R. Kelly Asks Judge to Let Him Travel to Dubai to Perform

Cash-strapped R&B singer R. Kelly wants a judge to let him travel to the Middle East to perform several concerts, saying he has struggled to get work in the U.S. since his February arrest on sex-abuse charges.

Hinsdale High School Students Among $140M Referendum Voters
Hinsdale High School Students Among $140M Referendum Voters

Some Hinsdale Central seniors will never see any of the benefits of a $140 million referendum pending before voters in the district.

Trump Aims New Blasts at McCain, Claims Credit for Funeral
Trump Aims New Blasts at McCain, Claims Credit for Funeral

Casting aside rare censure from Republican lawmakers, President Donald Trump aimed new blasts of invective at the late John McCain Wednesday, even claiming credit for the senator's moving Washington funeral...

Trump Administration Proposes Capping Student Loans
Trump Administration Proposes Capping Student Loans

On Monday, the Trump administration released several proposed changes to the Higher Education Act, which is in the early stages of reauthorization by Congress. The proposal recommends reducing the number of...