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Monday, Feb 19, 2018 at 07:48 AM PST

NYC Rape Case Prompts Calls to Close Police Sex Loophole

NYC Rape Case Prompts Calls to Close Police Sex Loophole

The 18-year-old woman was driving with two friends near Coney Island in September when the two plainclothes detectives pulled her over and found marijuana. The officers released the two male passengers,...

Sunday, Feb 18, 2018 at 01:25 AM PST

Are Female-Led Companies the Answer to Sexual Misconduct?

Are Female-Led Companies the Answer to Sexual Misconduct?

The Weinstein Co. thought it had found a path to survival. A group of investors led by a respected businesswoman offered to acquire the company, rebrand it and install a female-led board of directors. It was an...

Sunday, Feb 18, 2018 at 04:18 AM PST

British Female Stars Demand End to Sexual Harassment

British Female Stars Demand End to Sexual Harassment

Almost 200 British female entertainment stars called for an international movement to end sexual misconduct across society in a letter published ahead of Sunday's British Academy Film Awards. Kate Winslet,...

Saturday, Feb 17, 2018 at 03:53 AM PST

Stars to Wear Black at UK Film Awards: Will Kate Join Them?

Stars to Wear Black at UK Film Awards: Will Kate Join Them?

The red carpet will be a sea of black as the movement against sexual misconduct takes center stage at the British Academy Film Awards. Many female stars and other guests are expected to dress in monochrome for...

Thursday, Feb 15, 2018 at 01:20 PM PST

Stanford Professor Gets Rape Threat Disguised as Invitation

Stanford Professor Gets Rape Threat Disguised as Invitation

A Stanford law professor received a written rape threat and an unknown white substance in an envelope disguised as a party invitation Wednesday afternoon, prompting authorities to evacuate and shut down several...

Wednesday, Feb 14, 2018 at 07:55 PM PST

2nd 'Charles in Charge' Star Accuses Baio of Abuse

2nd 'Charles in Charge' Star Accuses Baio of Abuse

Alexander Polinsky, a star on the 80s sitcom "Charles in Charge," is speaking out Wednesday on what he says was the sexual harassment and abuse he experienced from his co-star Scott Baio. Speaking at a press...

Wednesday, Feb 14, 2018 at 10:08 AM PST

Shaun White 'Truly Sorry' for Describing Lawsuit as 'Gossip'

Shaun White 'Truly Sorry' for Describing Lawsuit as 'Gossip'

Shaun White on Wednesday apologized for describing the sexual misconduct allegations made against him in a 2016 lawsuit as "gossip" just hours after winning his third gold medal in the men's halfpipe. "I’m...

Tuesday, Feb 13, 2018 at 01:42 PM PST

Aly Raisman Poses Nude With 'Survivor' Written on Her Chest

Aly Raisman Poses Nude With 'Survivor' Written on Her Chest

Aly Raisman posed nude for the 2018 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue and showcased messages of empowerment across her body. In the photos, the word "survivor" appears across Raisman's chest while the...

Monday, Feb 12, 2018 at 08:07 PM PST

Olympic Swimmer Says She Wants to Save Others From Sex Abuse

Olympic Swimmer Says She Wants to Save Others From Sex Abuse

Olympic swimmer Ariana Kukors said in an emotional interview Monday that her former coach "stole so much" from her in the decade she alleges he sexually abused her starting when she was a minor. Kukors, 28,...

Sunday, Feb 11, 2018 at 12:32 PM PST

S. Korea Addresses Sexual Assault at Winter Olympic Park

S. Korea Addresses Sexual Assault at Winter Olympic Park

The Olympics has long been considered a pinnacle sporting event meant to showcase the most talented athletes in the world — not the place for discussing sexual assault and abuse. But for the first time, a...

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Wise Defends Title as US Dominates Men's Freeski Halfpipe
Wise Defends Title as US Dominates Men's Freeski Halfpipe

Freestyle skier David Wise successfully defended his gold medal Thursday, breaking through on his final run to give the U.S. its third gold medal in the halfpipe at the Pyeongchang Olympics.

Vonn, Shiffrin in Medal Position for Alpine Combined
Vonn, Shiffrin in Medal Position for Alpine Combined

Lindsey Vonn has taken the lead in the downhill portion of the Alpine combined, besting Norway’s Ragnhild Mowinckel by .74 seconds. Mikaela Shiffrin is sitting in sixth and 1.98 seconds behind Vonn with 12...

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Bay Area Cold Snap to Continue Through This Week
Bay Area Cold Snap to Continue Through This Week

The cold snap that began last week is predicted to continue through this week, with gusty winds expected late Wednesday night through Thursday night, according to the National Weather Service.

3 to Watch: Tahoe's Jamie Anderson Flies High in Big Air
3 to Watch: Tahoe's Jamie Anderson Flies High in Big Air

Two-time Olympic gold medalist in slopestyle, Jamie Anderson of Lake Tahoe, hopes to add another medal to her repertoire in the inaugural big air snowboarding event. Plus, Reno's David Wise and a strong...

San Francisco Spends $30 Million Cleaning Feces, Needles
San Francisco Spends $30 Million Cleaning Feces, Needles

The NBC Bay Area Investigative Unit surveyed a section of downtown San Francisco to determine the amount of feces, hypodermic needles, and garbage littering the heart of the city. The results reveal a...