sexual misconduct

July 09, 2018 - 5:16 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Robin Wright says that the cast was surprised and saddened about the sexual misconduct allegations against former "House of Cards" co-star Kevin Spacey. Speaking in a taped interview Monday on NBC's "Today" show, Wright says she really "didn't know the man." Wright says she and...
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FILE -- In this Aug. 17, 2017 file photo Solar Tech Joshua Valdez, left, and Senior Plant ManagerTim Wisdom walk past solar panels and at a Pacific Gas and Electric Solar Plant, in Vacaville, Calif. When California lawmakers return from their summer recess in August 2018, among the high-profile bills to consider is whether to bump up renewal energy mandates and setting a goal of getting all of California's energy from carbon-free sources by 2045. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, file)
July 07, 2018 - 10:44 am
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California lawmakers left for summer recess with most of the year's major bills still on their to-do list. So far in 2018, they have passed first-in-the-nation data privacy regulations and a ban on new local soda taxes. But when they return in August, they'll have less...
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July 07, 2018 - 9:58 am
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The family of a former Ohio State University team doctor accused by athletes of sexual misconduct says it is "shocked and saddened" by the allegations and is cooperating with the school's independent investigation. The Columbus Dispatch in a story published online Saturday...
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FILE - In this Jan. 4, 2012, file photo, state Rep. Mara Candelaria Reardon, D-Munster, is greeted by supporters and protestors following a Democratic meeting at the Statehouse Indianapolis. Candelaria Reardon, an Indiana lawmaker at the center of groping allegations lodged against Republican Attorney General Curtis Hill, has come forward. Candelaria Reardon published her own account of the March 15 incident, which occurred at an Indianapolis bar, in The (Northwest Indiana) Times newspaper. She said she is speaking out now to support other women who have accused Hill of groping them that night. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings, File)
July 06, 2018 - 12:37 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An Indiana lawmaker at the center of groping allegations against Attorney General Curtis Hill came forward Friday to accuse him publicly of groping her twice during a party earlier this year, increasing pressure on the embattled Republican to resign. Democratic state Rep. Mara...
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FILE - In this June 5, 2018, file photo, Harvey Weinstein arrives to court in New York. Weinstein has been accused of a forcible sex act by a third woman in an updated indictment. District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance Jr. announced the indictment Monday, July 2. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
July 02, 2018 - 9:15 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Harvey Weinstein was accused of sexual misconduct by a third woman who claims the Hollywood mogul performed a forcible sex act on her in 2006. Manhattan's district attorney announced the charges in an updated indictment Monday. The new charges join previous ones alleging forcible...
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FILE - In this Dec. 13, 2017, file photo, Rep. Blake Farenthold, R-Texas, arrives for a House Committee on the Judiciary oversight hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. A special election Saturday, June 30, 2018 will replace Republican U.S. Rep. Blake Farenthold, who resigned in April amid allegations of sexual harassment and word that he used $84,000 from a special House fund to settle a 2014 lawsuit stemming from them. It marks the district’s third election this year, following the March 6 primary and May 22 runoff and proceeding November’s general election. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
June 30, 2018 - 6:38 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Former Republican Party county chairman Michael Cloud topped a crowded, bipartisan special election field Saturday to succeed disgraced ex-Texas Congressman Blake Farenthold. Farenthold, a Republican, abruptly resigned in April amid allegations of sexual harassment, and word...
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This file photo shows a 1978 employment application information for Dr. Richard Strauss, from Ohio State University personnel files reviewed by The Associated Press. Strauss, who died in 2005, has been accused of sexual misconduct by former college student athletes. Ohio State says the firm conducting an independent investigation also is reviewing whether Strauss examined high school students. (Ohio State University via AP, File)
June 29, 2018 - 1:08 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The firm investigating former athletes' allegations of sexual misconduct by a now-dead team doctor at Ohio State University also is reviewing whether he examined high school students, the school confirmed Friday. Because of the ongoing inquiry, Ohio State cannot share details...
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June 29, 2018 - 3:11 am
JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — In her first visit to civil war-torn South Sudan, actress Ashley Judd had a message for survivors of sexual assault in a country where rape is a widespread weapon. "I see you, I love you and I'm here for you," she said in an interview with The Associated Press. Seated on...
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March 20, 2018 - 5:07 pm
Wynn Resorts wants a yearslong civil case set to go trial next month to be moved out of Las Vegas because of the media's coverage of its founder's resignation amid sexual misconduct allegations.
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