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Friday, Dec 14, 2018 at 08:12 AM EST

Cybill Shepherd Says Les Moonves Canceled CBS Show After She Rebuffed His Advances

Cybill Shepherd Says Les Moonves Canceled CBS Show After She Rebuffed His Advances

Actress Cybill Shepherd said her 1990s CBS sitcom was pulled after she turned down advances from now-former network head Les Moonves, an experience she called "very painful," NBC News reported. "My show could...

Friday, Dec 14, 2018 at 07:50 AM EST

CBS Settled With Dushku Over 'Bull' Star's Sexual Comments

CBS Settled With Dushku Over 'Bull' Star's Sexual Comments

CBS reached a $9.5 million confidential settlement last year with actress Eliza Dushku after on-set sexual comments from Michael Weatherly, star of the network's show "Bull," made her uncomfortable when she was...

Wednesday, Dec 12, 2018 at 12:55 AM EST

With New Board in Place, CBS to Decide Moonves' Exit Pay

With New Board in Place, CBS to Decide Moonves' Exit Pay

The newly elected CBS board faces daunting tasks: deciding whether former CEO Les Moonves gets a $120 million exit package following a sexual-misconduct investigation and charting a path for CBS to recover after...

Thursday, Dec 6, 2018 at 09:31 AM EST

Harris Aide Resigns After Reported Sex Harassment Settlement

Harris Aide Resigns After Reported Sex Harassment Settlement

Larry Wallace resigned as a senior adviser to Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., on Wednesday after a report of a $400,000 sexual harassment settlement over an incident alleged to have taken place while he worked for...

Saturday, Dec 1, 2018 at 06:46 PM EST

Neil deGrasse Tyson Investigated by Fox, NatGeo Networks

Neil deGrasse Tyson Investigated by Fox, NatGeo Networks

Renowned astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson will be investigated by Fox and National Geographic Networks after allegations of sexual misconduct were leveled against him. Patheos.com published accounts Thursday...

Friday, Nov 30, 2018 at 03:51 AM EST

Weinstein Attorneys Seek Dismissal of 'Deeply Flawed' Case

Weinstein Attorneys Seek Dismissal of 'Deeply Flawed' Case

The lawyers representing Harvey Weinstein in his sexual assault case want to see it tossed out — calling the indictment against the movie mogul “deeply flawed” and saying they have evidence that undermines...

Thursday, Nov 8, 2018 at 06:40 PM EST

Former New York AG Won't Face Charges Over Assault Allegations

Former New York AG Won't Face Charges Over Assault Allegations

Former New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman will not face charges over allegations of assault, the Nassau County District Attorney's office said. In May, Schneiderman resigned from his post after four...

Thursday, Nov 1, 2018 at 06:08 PM EDT

Google Employees Walk Out to Protest Treatment of Women

Google Employees Walk Out to Protest Treatment of Women

Carrying signs that included a mocking use of the company's original "Don't be evil" motto, thousands of Google employees around the world briefly walked off the job Thursday to protest what they said was the...

Wednesday, Oct 31, 2018 at 11:57 PM EDT

Lawsuit Alleges Harvey Weinstein Sexually Assaulted Girl, 16

Lawsuit Alleges Harvey Weinstein Sexually Assaulted Girl, 16

Harvey Weinstein was accused in a civil court filing Wednesday of forcing a 16-year-old Polish model to touch his penis, subjecting her to years of harassment and emotional abuse and blocking her from a...

Wednesday, Oct 24, 2018 at 10:02 AM EDT

Geoffrey Rush's Wife Testifies Actor Wept, Denied Allegation

Geoffrey Rush's Wife Testifies Actor Wept, Denied Allegation

The wife of actor Geoffrey Rush cried as she told a Sydney court on Wednesday how he had wept and curled up in the fetal position following newspaper allegations he had behaved inappropriately toward a female...

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Police: 'Family Disturbance' Leads to Shooting, Assault
Police: 'Family Disturbance' Leads to Shooting, Assault

Two men were hospitalized after a "family disturbance" at a Massachusetts home late Tuesday night led to a shooting and assault, according to authorities. Investigators were still at the scene of the Revere...

FIRST ALERT: Messy Friday Commute, Plowable Snow Sunday
FIRST ALERT: Messy Friday Commute, Plowable Snow Sunday

Snow showers Friday should drop a limited accumulation of a dusting to an inch for most of us, though the hills and mountains have the best chance of squeezing out a couple of inches before a mix of snow and...

Belichick, Brady to Speak Ahead of AFC Championship Game
Belichick, Brady to Speak Ahead of AFC Championship Game

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady and coach Bill Belichick will host a news conference Wednesday morning. The pair will join several other players who are slated to speak at the conference at 11 a.m.

Julián Castro Kicks Off NH Campaign With 'Politics & Eggs'
Julián Castro Kicks Off NH Campaign With 'Politics & Eggs'

Democrat and recently announced 2020 contender Julián Castro appeared in New Hampshire on Wednesday as the featured speaker for an event. Castro, who announced his run for presidency on Saturday, will speak at...

Pelosi Asks Trump Not to Give State of the Union Address During Shutdown
Pelosi Asks Trump Not to Give State of the Union Address During Shutdown

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is suggesting that President Donald Trump not deliver his State of the Union to Congress in person at the end of the month if the government shutdown drags beyond this week, proposing...

Police Investigate Overnight Hit-and-Run in Somerville
Police Investigate Overnight Hit-and-Run in Somerville

Somerville police are investigating a hit-and-run crash that left one person injured overnight.