Sex in society

FILE - In this March 2, 2014 file photo, Harvey Weinstein arrives at the Oscars in Los Angeles. Weinstein has been fired from The Weinstein Co., effective immediately, following new information revealed regarding his conduct, the company's board of directors announced Sunday, Oct. 8, 2017. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
October 09, 2017 - 1:30 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Harvey Weinstein, the sharp-elbowed movie producer whose combative reign in Hollywood made him an Academy Awards regular, was fired from The Weinstein Company on Sunday following an expose that detailed decades of sexual harassment allegations made against Weinstein by actresses and...
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In this Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017 photo, Penn State University student Jesse Weber, right, looks over his computer as fellow student Amber Morris, center, and program director Katie Tenney, left, exchange ideas during a Stand For State team meeting in State College, Pa. Penn State's Stand for State program is part of a large push in colleges across the country seeking to train people to be able to recognize, and step in, when a sexual assault is unfolding. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
October 08, 2017 - 1:35 pm
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Training programs around the country are trying to teach bystanders to stop sexual assault, and now is when they have to be especially alert. Campus sexual assault reports are so common at the beginning of the fall semester, college administrators call this time of year...
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October 08, 2017 - 3:20 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A prominent attorney says she's no longer representing movie mogul Harvey Weinstein as he confronts sexual harassment allegations dating back years. And a TV news anchor lodged another claim of misconduct against the movie mogul and a third board member resigned from Weinstein's...
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FILE - In this April 28, 2017 file photo, Harvey Weinstein attends the "Reservoir Dogs" 25th anniversary screening during the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival in New York. Attorney Lisa Bloom says she is no longer representing Weinstein as he confronts sexual harassment allegations. Bloom posted Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017, on Twitter that she has resigned as an adviser to Weinstein. She added that he and his board of directors are, quote, "moving toward an agreement. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)
October 07, 2017 - 7:39 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A prominent attorney said Saturday she is no longer representing movie mogul Harvey Weinstein as he confronts sexual harassment allegations dating back years, while a TV news anchor lodged another claim of misconduct against the movie mogul and a third board member resigned from...
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FILE - In this March 2, 2014 file photo, Harvey Weinstein arrives at the Oscars in Los Angeles. Weinstein is taking a leave of absence from his own company after The New York Times released a report alleging decades of sexual harassment against women, including employees and actress Ashley Judd. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
October 07, 2017 - 10:19 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional Democrats, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and potential 2020 presidential contender Sen. Elizabeth Warren among them, are starting to give charities thousands of dollars in donations they had received from disgraced Hollywood titan Harvey Weinstein. Weinstein...
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FILE - In this Feb. 10, 2016 file photo, Harvey Weinstein attends amfAR's New York Gala honoring Harvey Weinstein in New York. Weinstein is taking a leave of absence from his own company after The New York Times released a report alleging decades of sexual harassment against women, including employees and actress Ashley Judd. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)
October 06, 2017 - 9:01 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Movie mogul Harvey Weinstein is on indefinite leave from the company he co-founded while an internal investigation into numerous sexual harassment allegations against him is completed, The Weinstein Co.'s board of directors announced Friday. "We strongly endorse Harvey Weinstein's...
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Members of the FBI walk among piles of personal items at the scene of a mass shooting Friday, Oct. 6, 2017, in Las Vegas. Stephen Paddock opened fire on an outdoor music concert on Sunday killing dozens and injuring hundreds. (AP Photo/John Locher)
October 06, 2017 - 8:47 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — After five days of scouring the life of Las Vegas gunman Stephen Paddock and chasing 1,000 leads, investigators confessed Friday they still don't know what drove him to mass murder, and they announced plans to put up billboards appealing for the public's help. In their effort to...
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FILE - In this March 2, 2014 file photo, Harvey Weinstein arrives at the Oscars in Los Angeles. Weinstein is taking a leave of absence from his own company after The New York Times released a report alleging decades of sexual harassment against women, including employees and actress Ashley Judd. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
October 06, 2017 - 7:35 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on fallout from sexual harassment allegations against Oscar-winning producer Harvey Weinstein (all times local): 7:15 p.m. The board of directors of The Weinstein Co. say it takes sexual harassment allegations against co-founder Harvey Weinstein extremely seriously and...
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Pope Francis walks to his chair for his weekly general audience, in St. Peter's Square, at the Vatican, Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017. (L'Osservatore Romano/Pool Photo via AP)
October 06, 2017 - 7:51 am
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis on Friday denounced the proliferation of adult and child pornography on the internet and demanded better protections for children online — even as the Vatican confronts its own cross-border child porn investigation involving a top papal envoy. Francis met with...
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FILE - In this March 26, 2015, file photo, Rep. Tim Murphy, R-Pa. speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington. Murphy who was caught up in affair scandal, announces he plans to retire at end of his current term. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
October 04, 2017 - 6:59 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Republican Congressman Tim Murphy of Pennsylvania has announced plans to retire at the end of this term — amid tawdry revelations of an extramarital affair. Murphy, who is in his eighth term, says in a statement Wednesday that he will "take personal time to seek help as my...
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