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Wednesday, May 9, 2018 at 12:40 PM PDT

NBC Says No Culture of Harassment in Its News Division

NBC Says No Culture of Harassment in Its News Division

NBC's internal investigation following Matt Lauer's firing says it doesn't believe there is a culture of sexual harassment at the news division and that current news executives weren't aware of Lauer's behavior...

Wednesday, May 9, 2018 at 06:22 AM PDT

Amid #MeToo, More Colleges Host Women as Graduation Speakers

Amid #MeToo, More Colleges Host Women as Graduation Speakers

This graduation season, the podium is all hers. For the first time in at least two decades, the majority of the nation's top colleges are featuring women as their spring commencement speakers, a shift that...

Tuesday, May 8, 2018 at 08:24 PM PDT

More Fallout After Whirlwind AG Resignation, Abuse Claims

More Fallout After Whirlwind AG Resignation, Abuse Claims

The Manhattan district attorney's office said early Tuesday it had opened an investigation into the allegations of physical abuse four women made against Eric Schneiderman, accusations that prompted a resignati...

Tuesday, May 8, 2018 at 03:39 AM PDT

NY Attorney General Resigning Amid Abuse Allegations

NY Attorney General Resigning Amid Abuse Allegations

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, who had taken on high-profile roles as an advocate for women's issues and an antagonist to the policies of President Donald Trump, announced late Monday that he would...

Tuesday, May 1, 2018 at 01:55 AM PDT

Pentagon: Claims of Retaliation for Complaints on Rise

Pentagon: Claims of Retaliation for Complaints on Rise

More U.S. service members said they faced retribution for filing sexual assault or harassment complaints last year than in 2016, according to an annual Pentagon report, as the Defense Department saw a growing...

Sunday, Apr 29, 2018 at 06:38 AM PDT

Ashley Judd to Assault Survivors: Healing Is Our Birthright

Ashley Judd to Assault Survivors: Healing Is Our Birthright

Actress Ashley Judd, one of the first women to accuse Harvey Weinstein of misconduct, read aloud a personal letter she'd written to sexual assault survivors Saturday, telling them that healing is not only...

Saturday, Apr 28, 2018 at 10:18 AM PDT

Read Tom Brokaw's Letter to Colleagues

Read Tom Brokaw's Letter to Colleagues

NBC News has obtained a letter Tom Brokaw wrote to colleagues after the longtime anchor of "NBC Nightly News" was accused of trying to kiss and grope a former colleague when she was an NBC News correspondent...

Friday, Apr 27, 2018 at 12:41 PM PDT

Temple Rescinds Convict Bill Cosby's Honorary Degree

Temple Rescinds Convict Bill Cosby's Honorary Degree

Temple University, where Bill Cosby long served as a leading public face and key fundraiser, said Friday it will rescind the honorary doctorate it awarded to the comedian in 1991 because he was convicted of...

Friday, Apr 27, 2018 at 04:19 AM PDT

#MeToo Leaders: Cosby's Conviction Will Bolster the Movement

#MeToo Leaders: Cosby's Conviction Will Bolster the Movement

Women campaigning against sexual assault and harassment hailed Bill Cosby's conviction as a validation of the #MeToo movement and an emboldening signal to other victims unsure if they should come forward to seek...

Friday, Apr 27, 2018 at 05:52 PM PDT

Tom Brokaw Denies Sexually Harassing Ex-NBC News Colleague

Tom Brokaw Denies Sexually Harassing Ex-NBC News Colleague

Former "NBC Nightly News" anchor Tom Brokaw, denied a former colleague's accusation on Thursday that he tried to kiss and grope her when she was an NBC News correspondent during the 1990s. Linda Vester, the ex...

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