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Thursday, Apr 4, 2019 at 09:08 AM EDT

Women Divided on Defending Biden's Style as Just 'Human Touch'

Women Divided on Defending Biden's Style as Just 'Human Touch'

It's simply a "human touch." He's a "warm, affectionate person." He "hugs everybody." In the days since allegations surfaced of uninvited touching on the part of Joe Biden, several women in politics and beyond...

Friday, Mar 29, 2019 at 07:14 AM EDT

A Boxer Planted a Kiss on an Unsuspecting Reporter. Now She Has Gloria Allred in Her Corner

A Boxer Planted a Kiss on an Unsuspecting Reporter. Now She Has Gloria Allred in Her Corner

A reporter surprised by a boxer's kiss planted during an interview now has attorney Gloria Allred in her corner, and she says she's trying to make it clear that what happened is not OK. Jenny SuShe, who covers...

Tuesday, Mar 26, 2019 at 10:47 AM EDT

Founder, Board of Vatican Women's Magazine Quit

Founder, Board of Vatican Women's Magazine Quit

The founder and all-female editorial board of the Vatican's women's magazine have quit after what they say was a Vatican campaign to discredit them and put them "under the direct control of men," that only...

Monday, Mar 18, 2019 at 08:08 AM EDT

R. Kelly Case Spotlights Abuse of Girls in #MeToo Era

R. Kelly Case Spotlights Abuse of Girls in #MeToo Era

The arrest of R&B singer R. Kelly on charges of sexually abusing girls as young as 13 has focused the lens of the #MeToo movement on underage victims like these, especially girls of color. The charges, which...

Thursday, May 23, 2019 at 04:23 PM EDT

Porn Actresses Take On Powerful Industry Agent

Porn Actresses Take On Powerful Industry Agent

One of the porn industry’s top agents has been accused by women whom he represents of fraud, sexual abuse and links to an illegal escort business — accusations including coercing performers to pay off "unconsci...

Thursday, Mar 14, 2019 at 12:58 PM EDT

S. Korean Police Questioning 2 K-Pop Stars in Sex Scandals

S. Korean Police Questioning 2 K-Pop Stars in Sex Scandals

Police on Thursday questioned two K-pop stars over interlocking sex scandals that have fascinated South Korea and prompted both men to announce they are retiring from the entertainment industry. Seungri, a...

Friday, Mar 8, 2019 at 04:44 PM EST

International Women's Day: Strikes, Protests and Holidays

International Women's Day: Strikes, Protests and Holidays

Marches and protests were held Friday across the globe to mark International Women's Day under the slogan #BalanceforBetter, with calls for a more gender-balanced world. The day, sponsored by the United Nations...

Thursday, Mar 7, 2019 at 08:26 AM EST

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 09:30 AM EST

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 09:06 AM EST

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...

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Teen Girl Dies After West Miami-Dade Hookah Bar Shooting
Teen Girl Dies After West Miami-Dade Hookah Bar Shooting

A 17-year-old girl died after being shot during an incident near a hookah lounge in Southwest Miami-Dade early Friday.

Authorities Shoot and Kill Suspect Outside Mosque Near Fort Lauderdale
Authorities Shoot and Kill Suspect Outside Mosque Near Fort Lauderdale

An armed suspect was shot killed by authorities outside a mosque near Fort Lauderdale Friday.

South Florida in for Hot, Windy Memorial Day Weekend
South Florida in for Hot, Windy Memorial Day Weekend

Saturday, Sunday and Monday the rain chances are all 10 percent or less, but make sure to watch for just a stray shower or two coming in from the ocean.

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Cessna Jet Crashes in Ocean East of Fort Lauderdale

A Cessna business jet crashed Friday into the Atlantic Ocean 310 miles east of Fort Lauderdale, according to the Federal Aviation Administration.

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Trump Opens State Visit, Needles Japan Over Trade Issues
Trump Opens State Visit, Needles Japan Over Trade Issues

President Donald Trump opened a state visit to Japan on Saturday by needling the country over its trade imbalance with the United States. "Maybe that's why you like me so much," he joshed. Trump also promoted...