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Weinstein trial opens, portraying ex-producer as predator

January 22, 2020

NEW YORK (AP) — Harvey Weinstein went on trial Wednesday in a landmark moment for the # MeToo movement, with prosecutors painting him as a sexual predator who used his movie-magnate stature to... more »»

April trial set for Cuba Gooding Jr. in bar groping case

January 22, 2020

NEW YORK (AP) — Two women who have accused Cuba Gooding Jr. more »»

Discredited conversion therapy banned in conservative Utah

January 22, 2020

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The discredited practice of conversion therapy for LGBTQ children is now banned in Utah, making it the 19th state and one of the most conservative to prohibit it. more »»

Prosecutor calls Weinstein a predator as rape trial opens

January 22, 2020

NEW YORK (AP) — Harvey Weinstein faced a jury Wednesday in a landmark moment for the #MeToo movement, with prosecutors painting him as a sexual predator who used his movie-magnate stature to abus... more »»

A #MeToo moment: Harvey Weinstein's rape trial opens

January 22, 2020

NEW YORK (AP) — Harvey Weinstein arrived at court Wednesday to face the biggest trial of the # MeToo era, with opening statements starting in the rape case seen as a symbol of a global reckoning... more »»

Unusual study details woes among veterans of foster care

January 22, 2020

NEW YORK (AP) — Americans who have spent time in foster care are far more likely than other adults to lack a college degree, health insurance and a stable health care provider, according to a new... more »»

Erosion, floods make some final resting places not so final

January 22, 2020

WEYBRIDGE, Vt. (AP) — When Revolutionary War soldier Josiah Clark was buried in a small Vermont cemetery near a river bank in 1835, it was supposed to be his final resting place. more »»

Judge rejects city's effort to end teen death lawsuit

January 22, 2020

CINCINNATI (AP) — An Ohio judge decided Wednesday to move forward with a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the family of a 16-year-old student who died after being trapped by a fold-up vehicle... more »»

Man cleared of murder walks free after 28 years in prison

January 22, 2020

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A man who served nearly three decades in prison for a triple killing in Philadelphia in what prosecutors called a “perfect storm” of injustice was freed after a judge threw ou... more »»

Everyone invited: `Great Gatsby' copyright to end in 2021

January 22, 2020

NEW YORK (AP) — For decades, Jay Gatsby, Daisy Buchanan and other characters from “The Great Gatsby” have been as real to millions of readers as people in their own lives, exemplars and victims o... more »»

Court takes another look at Native American adoption law

January 22, 2020

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A 1978 law giving preference to Native American families in foster care and adoption proceedings involving American Indian children was getting a second look Wednesday from a... more »»

So-called conversion therapy banned in conservative Utah

January 22, 2020

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The discredited practice of conversion therapy for LGBTQ children is now banned in Utah, making it the 19th state and one of the most conservative to prohibit it. more »»

A #MeToo moment: Harvey Weinstein trial set to open

January 22, 2020

NEW YORK (AP) — Harvey Weinstein spawned the #MeToo movement. more »»

Judge set to rule on city's effort to end teen death lawsuit

January 22, 2020

CINCINNATI (AP) — An Ohio judge is ready to rule on whether to move forward with a lawsuit filed by the family of a 16-year-old student who died after being trapped by a fold-up vehicle seat... more »»

Police respond to Florida home of NFL player Antonio Brown

January 22, 2020

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. (AP) — NFL wide receiver Antonio Brown's trainer was arrested Tuesday following accusations that he and Brown attacked another man near Brown's Florida home, authorities said. more »»

Neighbor wanted Hawaii cop killing suspect evicted years ago

January 22, 2020

HONOLULU (AP) — A next-door neighbor of a handyman accused of stabbing a woman and fatally shooting two Hawaii police officers said he was assaulted by the suspect years ago and wanted him evicte... more »»

At 90, Alaska Native woman is 1st counted in US Census

January 22, 2020

TOKSOOK BAY, Alaska (AP) — Lizzie Chimiugak has lived for 90 years in the windswept western wilds of Alaska, born to a nomadic family who lived in mud homes and followed where the good hunting an... more »»

 
 

 

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