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Admin who didn’t report OSU doc’s misconduct cedes license

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A former Ohio State University student health director has surrendered his medical license after being accused of failing to report...

McDonald’s to mandate anti-harassment training worldwide

McDonald’s said Wednesday that it will mandate worker training to combat harassment, discrimination and violence in its restaurants worldwide starting next year. ...

Weinstein fights extradition to face California indictment

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Harvey Weinstein’s lawyer on Monday challenged his extradition from New York to California, where the imprisoned movie mogul faces rape...

‘Skilled predator’ FBI boss harassed 8 women, watchdog finds

NEW YORK (AP) — One woman carried a ruler at FBI headquarters so she could smack James Hendricks’ hands when he reached for her...

$50M suit alleges retaliation over allegations against coach

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — In a $50 million federal racketeering lawsuit, an associate athletic director at Louisiana State University accuses university officials of...

A look at the workplace sex harassment claims against Cuomo

NEW YORK (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is facing allegations that he sexually harassed or behaved inappropriately toward a half-dozen women who...

Cuomo aide says he slammed door shut before groping her

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — An aide who accused New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo of groping her at his official residence told a newspaper in...

Education Department reviewing campus sex assault rules

The Education Department on Tuesday moved forward with plans to revise federal rules around campus sexual assault, paving the way for an overhaul of...

Harvey Weinstein appeals conviction, blames ‘cavalier’ judge

NEW YORK (AP) — More than a year after Harvey Weinstein’s rape conviction, his lawyers are demanding a new trial, arguing in court papers...

Army: Soldier says she was sexually assaulted at Fort Sill

LAWTON, Okla. (AP) — Soldiers at Fort Sill in Oklahoma have been suspended from duty pending the outcome of an investigation into a female...

Ex-youth center intern says she was told to destroy notes

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A former intern at New Hampshire’s youth detention center says a supervisor suggested she destroy her notes and lie about...

Claims against Cuomo: A look at the women’s allegations

NEW YORK (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is facing allegations that he sexually harassed or behaved inappropriately toward women who worked with...

Elite UK schools in spotlight over claims of misogyny, rape

LONDON (AP) — The London police department says it is investigating multiple alleged offenses described on a website that a young woman set up...

Oregon State sues AP to stifle request in volleyball case

Oregon State University leaders are suing to block disclosure of details about an investigation of abuse allegations in their volleyball program, even as they...

Impeachment probe to examine COVID tests for Cuomo relatives

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The impeachment investigation into New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is expanding to examine whether the governor unlawfully used his office...

USC agrees to $852 million payout in sex abuse lawsuit

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The University of Southern California has agreed to an $852 million settlement with more than 700 women who have accused...

Ex-US vaccine chief fired over sexual harassment allegations

The former chief science adviser for the U.S. effort to rapidly develop COVID-19 vaccines has been fired from the board of directors of a...

Watchdog: Ex-Navy auditor sexually harassed female workers

WASHINGTON (AP) — A former Navy civilian auditor sexually harassed at least a dozen female employees for more than two decades as part of...

Lawyer: Texans QB’s assault suits followed blackmail attempt

HOUSTON (AP) — An attorney for Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson, who’s accused of sexual assault and harassment in lawsuits filed by 16 women,...

Oregon State president out for handling of cases at LSU

Oregon State's trustees accepted the resignation of university president F. King Alexander on Tuesday, concluding he was unable to rebuild trust at the school...

In split vote, probe says Scottish leader misled lawmakers

LONDON (AP) — A Scottish parliamentary investigation concluded in a split decision Tuesday that First Minister Nicola Sturgeon misled lawmakers about sexual harassment allegations...

Australia PM wants more women in politics after new scandal

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s prime minister said on Tuesday he was shocked and disgusted by the latest sex scandal to rock his government...

Lawyer clears Scotland’s leader of misleading lawmakers

LONDON (AP) — Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon didn't mislead lawmakers or act improperly over sexual harassment allegations against her predecessor, a senior lawyer...

Asian women say shootings point to relentless, racist tropes

For Christine Liwag Dixon and others, the bloodshed in Georgia — six Asian women among the dead, allegedly killed by a man who blamed...

A look at Cuomo aides’ sexual harassment allegations

NEW YORK (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is facing allegations that he sexually harassed or behaved inappropriately toward women who worked with...

New York Times: Current aide accuses Cuomo of sex harassment

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A woman who currently works in the office of New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he looked down her shirt...

Republican U.S. Rep. Tom Reed accused of sexual misconduct

U.S. Rep. Tom Reed, a Republican from western New York, is accused of rubbing a female lobbyist's back and unhooking her bra, without her...

Volleyball parents want answers from Oregon St president

Parents of former Oregon State volleyball players urged the school's trustees to consider president F. King Alexander's handling of abuse allegations in that program...

Scottish leader under fire after lawmakers fault testimony

LONDON (AP) — Scottish leader Nicola Sturgeon has dismissed suggestions that she misled lawmakers, saying opposition members of a legislative panel had made up...

For Biden, questions about Cuomo grow harder to ignore

NEW YORK (AP) — President Joe Biden's relentless effort to avoid the day-to-day distractions of the political world is being put to the test...

James Levine, who ruled over Met Opera, dead at age 77

NEW YORK (AP) — Conductor James Levine, who ruled over the Metropolitan Opera for more than four decades before being eased aside when his...

For Biden, questions about Cuomo grow harder to ignore

NEW YORK (AP) — President Joe Biden's relentless effort to avoid the day-to-day distractions of the political world is being put to the test...

New York Assembly hires top law firm for Cuomo investigation

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York’s Assembly has hired a Manhattan law firm to assist in its impeachment investigation of Gov. Andrew Cuomo, legislative...

Ex-Olympian pleads not guilty to molesting boys at camp

PITTSFIELD, Mass. (AP) — A former Olympian and longtime track coach has pleaded not guilty and been ordered held on $200,000 bail on charges...

Berlin theater manager quits after harassment claims

BERLIN (AP) — The manager of a prominent Berlin theater has stepped down in the wake of accusations by women of bullying and sexual...

Biden: Cuomo should resign if investigation confirms claims

NEW YORK (AP) — The pressure against New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo over sexual harassment allegations reached the White House on Tuesday, with President...

Army under fire from Congress over Fort Hood response

WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawmakers expressed frustration Tuesday with how slowly improvements are being made to criminal investigation at Fort Hood, Texas, where rates of...

Andrew Cuomo accuser speaks with investigators for 4 hours

As New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo tried to return to the business of governing Monday, one of his sexual harassment accusers met via Zoom...

Biden declines to call for Cuomo to resign, awaits probe

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden on Sunday passed up an opportunity to join other Democrats calling for the resignation of New York Gov....

Reports: Cuomo vaccine czar’s loyalty calls raise concerns

NEW YORK (AP) — A longtime adviser to New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo leading the state's COVID-19 vaccine rollout has been calling county executives...

US female firefighters fight discrimination with lawsuits

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — The highest ranking female firefighter in Asheville, North Carolina, says she was repeatedly discriminated against because of her sex and...

With Cuomo under fire, No. 2 Kathy Hochul treads carefully

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — As a chorus of top Democrats demanded New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s resignation over sexual harassment allegations last week, the...

How Cuomo investigation, possible impeachment could play out

NEW YORK (AP) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo has urged New Yorkers to “wait for the facts." ...

Top Dems call on Cuomo to resign amid harassment allegations

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo confronted a stunning series of defections Friday amid allegations of sexual harassment that left the...

Resignation demands grow as police get Cuomo groping report

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's grip on power appeared increasingly threatened Thursday as a majority of state legislators called for...

Colorado bill would allow civil action on past sexual abuse

DENVER (AP) — Randy Kady says he was in first grade when his teacher began molesting him during class. ...

Report: Cuomo groped female aide in governor’s residence

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — An aide to New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he groped her in the governor’s residence, a newspaper reported Wednesday,...

Kansas AD Jeff Long resigns after Les Miles debacle

Kansas athletic director Jeff Long resigned Wednesday, less than two days after the school mutually parted with Les Miles amid sexual misconduct allegations dating...

Layoffs, upheaval at Zacharias ministry roiled by scandal

The global Christian ministry founded by the late Ravi Zacharias said Wednesday it will suspend fundraising, lay off 60% of its staff and overhaul...

Miles out at Kansas over behavior with women while at LSU

Les Miles is out as Kansas' head coach just days after he was placed on administrative leave amid sexual misconduct allegations from his tenure...

Biden order could change how colleges handle sex misconduct

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a first step toward reversing a contentious Trump administration policy, President Joe Biden on Monday ordered his administration to review...

Cuomo defiant as top New York lawmakers call on him to quit

NEW YORK (AP) — The two top Democrats in New York’s legislature withdrew their support for Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Sunday amid mounting allegations...

Another ex-aide calls Cuomo’s office conduct inappropriate

NEW YORK (AP) — Another woman who worked for Gov. Andrew Cuomo is describing conduct she felt was inappropriate for the workplace. ...

Kansas places Miles on administrative leave after LSU report

Kansas placed coach Les Miles on administrative leave Friday night, hours after a report released by LSU revealed school officials there considered firing him...

Scandals reveal Cuomo known by New Yorkers to wider nation

It was Andrew Cuomo’s Emmy-winning performance: daily televised coronavirus briefings in which the New York governor projected competence and compassion, helping to calm a...

Impeachment? Vindication? What comes next in Cuomo probe

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York’s attorney general has promised a thorough investigation of allegations that Gov. Andrew Cuomo sexually harassed at least two...

Atkins ‘not aware’ of allegations against Callaway

Toronto Blue Jays general manager Ross Atkins said Thursday he was “absolutely not aware” of any sexual harassment allegations against Mickey Callaway during their...

Double standard? Gillibrand in spotlight after Cuomo scandal

WASHINGTON (AP) — Kirsten Gillibrand was the first Democratic senator to call for her colleague Al Franken's resignation in 2017 as he faced allegations...

Coast Guard ends search for helicopter in waters off Alaska

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard on Wednesday suspended the search in waters off Alaska for an overdue helicopter piloted by the...

Cuomo addresses harassment claims, vows to stay in office

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Wednesday rejected calls for his resignation in the face of sexual harassment allegations that...

Antonetti says Indians cooperating with Callaway inquiry

CLEVELAND (AP) — Indians president of baseball operations Chris Antonetti said Wednesday he couldn't comment on his previous remarks about Mickey Callaway's conduct due...

Cuomo avoids public amid outcry over harassment allegations

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has avoided public appearances for days as some members of his own party call for...

Washington replacing cheerleading team with coed dance team

Washington will not have cheerleaders for the first time since the NFL’s longest-running cheerleading team was founded in 1962, with a coed dance team...

Indians’ Francona says team didn’t cover up for Callaway

CLEVELAND (AP) — Responding to claims the team protected Mickey Callaway, Indians manager Terry Francona said no one in the Cleveland organization “covered up”...

Critics: Cuomo apology ‘tone-deaf,’ ignores power imbalance

When Yuh-Line Niou first arrived in Albany to work as a legislative aide in 2013, lawmakers grabbed her buttocks, suggested she and her boss...

Calls for Cuomo’s resignation mount as 3rd accuser emerges

NEW YORK (AP) — Calls for New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's resignation intensified late Monday after a third woman accused him of offensive behavior,...

Cuomo allegations leave Democrats grappling with response

NEW YORK (AP) — Democrats across the country celebrated New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo as the face of governing competence as President Donald Trump...

Cuomo allegations leave Democrats grappling with response

NEW YORK (AP) — Democrats across the country celebrated New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo as the face of governing competence as President Donald Trump...

CNN’s Chris Cuomo says he ‘obviously’ can’t cover brother

NEW YORK (AP) — CNN host Chris Cuomo told viewers Monday that he “obviously” couldn't cover the stories surrounding his older brother, New York...

Australian prime minister stands by minister accused of rape

CANBERRA, Aurtralia (AP) — Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Monday stood by an unidentified Cabinet minister against calls for him to step down...

Cuomo sorry for remarks aide ‘misinterpreted’ as harassment

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo acknowledged for the first time Sunday that some of his behavior with women "may have...

2nd former aide accuses Cuomo of sexual harassment

A second former aide said she was sexually harassed by New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who responded with a statement Saturday saying he never...

US Army crowdsources ideas to combat sexual assault crisis

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Sgt. Taylor Knueven always knew sexual assault and harassment plagued the U.S. Army. But the combat medic’s own assault early...

Calls grow for Cuomo harassment inquiry. But by whom?

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A former aide's allegations that New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo subjected her to an unwanted kiss during years of sexual...

Former aide says Cuomo kissed her, suggested strip poker

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A former member of New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s administration who previously accused him of sexual harassment offered new details...

Greek theater director given time to respond to rape charges

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Prominent Greek actor-director Dimitris Lignadis appeared before a court in Athens on Sunday and was given until Wednesday to respond...

Deal reached in suit alleging James Franco sexual misconduct

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A tentative settlement has been reached in a lawsuit that alleged James Franco intimidated students at an acting and film...

Bankruptcy judge refuses to halt Weinstein Co. plan

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — The Delaware judge presiding over the Weinstein Co. bankruptcy has rejected a request by four women who have accused disgraced...

Indian journalist acquitted of defamation in #MeToo case

NEW DELHI (AP) — A New Delhi court on Wednesday acquitted a journalist of criminal defamation after she accused a former editor-turned-politician and junior...

Mets’ Rojas condemns behavior of fired hitting coordinator

Mets manager Luis Rojas condemned the behavior of former New York hitting performance coordinator Ryan Ellis on Wednesday but said he never witnessed his...

Riot lawsuit just part of Trump’s post-impeachment problems

NEW YORK (AP) — Acquitted by the Senate of inciting last month's U.S. Capitol insurrection, former President Donald Trump faces more fallout from the...

Australian PM apologizes to ex-staffer alleging rape at work

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Tuesday apologized to a former government staffer who alleged she was raped by a...

Veteran GOP strategist resigns from board of Lincoln Project

NEW YORK (AP) — Veteran Republican strategist Steve Schmidt, one of the faces of the so-called Never Trump movement, announced Friday that he has...

Lincoln Project to launch outside probe amid new revelations

NEW YORK (AP) — The Lincoln Project, one of the best-known and best-funded organizations in the so-called Never Trump movement, announced plans late Thursday...

How a leading anti-Trump group ignored a crisis in its ranks

WASHINGTON (AP) — Last June, the Lincoln Project was on a high. ...

Law firm details sexual misconduct by global ministry leader

NEW YORK (AP) — Ravi Zacharias, who died in May after a high-profile career leading a global Christian ministry, engaged in sexual misconduct with...

United Way Worldwide CEO Gallagher resigns amid turmoil

Brian A. Gallagher, who has led United Way Worldwide, the world’s largest privately funded nonprofit since 2009, abruptly announced his resignation Tuesday amid claims...

Attorneys challenge Weinstein Co. bankruptcy plan approval

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Four women who have accused disgraced film mogul Harvey Weinstein of sexual misconduct are appealing a Delaware judge’s approval of...

AP Interview: Olympic champion adds voice to #MeToo movement

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Before she could join sailing classes near her home in Athens, Sofia Bekatorou had to show an instructor she could...

Serbian rape charges spur cross-region #MeToo-like response

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — A #MeToo-like movement is sweeping the strongly patriarchal Western Balkans and activists hope there will be no turning back. ...

Marilyn Manson denies Evan Rachel Wood’s abuse allegations

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Rocker Marilyn Manson was dropped by his record label on Monday after actor Evan Rachel Wood accused her ex-fiancé of...

Young men accuse Lincoln Project co-founder of harassment

WASHINGTON (AP) — The influential anti-Donald Trump group Lincoln Project is denouncing one of its co-founders after multiple reports that over several years he...

Report: Alaska AG quit after reports of sexual misconduct

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Alaska's then-attorney general resigned while the Anchorage Daily News and the ProPublica investigative journalism organization were preparing an article about...

Warden out after new allegations at embattled federal jail

NEW YORK (AP) — The warden brought in to clean up the federal jail where Jeffrey Epstein killed himself has abruptly stepped down after...

California appeals court judge to be removed for misconduct

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A California appeals court justice accused of sexually harassing staff and attorneys will be removed from office after the state...

Judge OKs Weinstein bankruptcy plan with $17M for victims

DOVER, Del. (AP) — A Delaware judge has approved a revised Weinstein Co. bankruptcy plan that provides about $35 million for creditors, with roughly...

Rape charges denied by lawyer for ’70s Show’ actor Masterson

LOS ANGELES (AP) — An attorney for “That ’70s Show” actor Danny Masterson pleaded not guilty on his behalf Wednesday to the rapes of...

Mets fire GM after he sent explicit texts to female reporter

NEW YORK (AP) — Jared Porter went from rising star to unemployed — literally overnight. ...

Google workers form new labor union, a tech industry rarity

A group of Google engineers and other workers announced Monday they have formed a union, creating a rare foothold for the labor movement in...

Ministry roiled by late founder’s sexual misconduct scandal

NEW YORK (AP) — A posthumous sexual misconduct scandal involving the man who founded, in his own name, Ravi Zacharias International Ministries has placed...

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