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Saturday, Oct 6, 2018 at 08:41 PM EDT

#MeToo Movement Sends Hollywood Figures Into Exile, Not Jail

#MeToo Movement Sends Hollywood Figures Into Exile, Not Jail

The #MeToo movement has sent dozens of once-powerful Hollywood players into exile, but few of them have been placed in handcuffs or jail cells. And it's increasingly apparent that the lack of criminal charges...

Saturday, Oct 6, 2018 at 05:14 PM EDT

Charges Rare for Hollywood Figures in Year Since Weinstein

Charges Rare for Hollywood Figures in Year Since Weinstein

The #MeToo movement has sent dozens of once-powerful Hollywood players into exile, but few of them have been placed in handcuffs or jail cells. And it's increasingly apparent that the lack of criminal charges...

Wednesday, Oct 10, 2018 at 09:30 PM EDT

Study Finds 1 in 3 Executives Changed Behavior After #MeToo

Study Finds 1 in 3 Executives Changed Behavior After #MeToo

Although media coverage of the #MeToo movement has typically focused on public figures, the movement has also reshaped how companies handle and work to prevent sexual harassment allegations on a daily basis,...

Friday, Oct 5, 2018 at 09:19 AM EDT

Ellen Discusses Sexual Assault During Interview With Guthrie

Ellen Discusses Sexual Assault During Interview With Guthrie

Ellen DeGeneres sat down with Today's Savannah Guthrie on DeGeneres’ daytime talk show to talk about a wide range of topics, but got incredibly candid as she opened up about being a victim of sexual abuse...

Thursday, Oct 4, 2018 at 07:52 AM EDT

FBI Report Shows Almost 20 Percent Increase in Reported Rapes

FBI Report Shows Almost 20 Percent Increase in Reported Rapes

New FBI data shows there has been a spike in reported rapes in the four years since the agency changed its definition of rape, but experts remain unsure how to interpret the numbers. The FBI’s annual crime...

Thursday, Oct 4, 2018 at 09:58 AM EDT

Financially Struggling Women Get Help in Pursuing #MeToo Cases

Financially Struggling Women Get Help in Pursuing #MeToo Cases

A dollar store cashier from Brooklyn. Five fire department paramedics in Chicago. An aspiring singer shunned by Nashville's country music establishment. Thanks to a $22 million legal fund, they've now teamed up...

Wednesday, Oct 3, 2018 at 07:03 AM EDT

#MeToo: Year After Weinstein, Hollywood Still Soul Searching

#MeToo: Year After Weinstein, Hollywood Still Soul Searching

After Rashida Jones exited Pixar's "Toy Story 4" in 2017 she noted that the studio, after 25 years in business, had not made a single feature film directed by a woman, calling it "a culture where women and...

Sunday, Sep 30, 2018 at 12:22 PM EDT

Kellyanne Conway: 'I'm a Victim of Sexual Assault'

Kellyanne Conway: 'I'm a Victim of Sexual Assault'

Kellyanne Conway, an adviser to President Donald Trump, said during a conversation about Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh Sunday that she had been the victim of sexual assault, NBC News reported. “I feel...

Friday, Sep 28, 2018 at 09:13 AM EDT

Women From Catholic Schools in DC Break 'Culture of Silence'

Women From Catholic Schools in DC Break 'Culture of Silence'

Christine Blasey Ford has broken a "culture of silence" around other experiences of sexual assault that stemmed from alcohol-fueled parties in the 1980s among classmates that attended private schools in the...

Friday, Sep 28, 2018 at 09:25 AM EDT

Sexual Assault Testimony May Trigger Victim Trauma

Sexual Assault Testimony May Trigger Victim Trauma

The media storm surrounding the sexual assault allegations by Christine Blasey Ford against Brett Kavanaugh during his Supreme Court nomination process has become a spectacle with 24/7 news coverage. To some...

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Video Shows Coral Springs Officer Punching Subdued Teen
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Huberdeau, Panthers Beat Capitals for First Win of Season
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Mom Arrested in Pompano Beach Fire That Killed Young Sisters
Mom Arrested in Pompano Beach Fire That Killed Young Sisters

The mother of two young sisters who died when a fire swept through their Pompano Beach home over the weekend was arrested on manslaughter charges Friday, authorities said.