WASHINGTON | Congress passes overhaul of sexual harassment policies

WASHINGTON — Congress approved an overhaul Thursday of its process for handling sexual harassment claims, capping…

CONCORD, N.H. | Former Planet Fitness manager alleges rape, harassment

CONCORD, N.H. — A former manager at New Hampshire-based Planet Fitness has sued the company, saying…

NEW YORK | Alec Baldwin’s lawyer: Video will clear him in parking clash

NEW YORK — Video will vindicate Alec Baldwin after he was accused of slugging a man…

SHANGHAI | Chinese reporter wins rare police apology for harassment

SHANGHAI— The young woman is panting, panicked, her thin arm pointing at four men in police…

DeVos wants to change campus rules on sexual misconduct

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has proposed a major overhaul to the way colleges and universities handle…

DeVos proposes overhaul to campus sexual misconduct rules

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is proposing a major overhaul to the way colleges handle complaints of…

LOS ANGELES | Actress Paz de la Huerta sues Harvey Weinstein, alleges rape

LOS ANGELES— Actress Paz de la Huerta filed a lawsuit Tuesday accusing disgraced movie mogul Harvey…

SAN FRANCISCO | The Latest: About 1,000 at Google San Francisco protest

SAN FRANCISCO— The Latest on Google employee walkout (all times local): 12:45 p.m. About 1,000 Google…

LONDON | Topshop’s Philip Green named as harassment-claim businessman

LONDON— A British politician has used Parliament’s free-speech guarantee to name a prominent businessman who is…

STOCKHOLM | The Latest: Media report harassment in Swedish election

STOCKHOLM  — The Latest on Sweden’s general election (all times local): 4:15 p.m. Swedish media are…

Major hotels giving panic buttons to staff nationwide

Tens of thousands of employees at more than 18,000 U.S. hotels will soon carry panic buttons…

SACRAMENTO, Calif. | #MeToo shifts California Capitol culture, but with hitches

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The close of the California legislative session brings a flurry of parties to…

NEW YORK | Ex-CDC director Thomas Frieden arrested on sex abuse charge

NEW YORK — A former director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention was…

SALT LAKE CITY | Man says he killed city worker over yard rule ‘harassment’

SALT LAKE CITY — A Utah man who shot and killed a city worker, torched her…

Taylor Swift groper hired as a DJ at Mississippi station

GREENWOOD, Miss/January 31, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— The man fired from his radio DJ job for groping superstar Taylor…

Vice suspends 2 top execs after sexual misconduct report

NEW YORK/January 02, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— Vice has suspended two top executives after a New York Times report…

Tavis Smiley says PBS made mistake in suspending him

NEW YORK / December 18, 2017 (AP)(STL.NEWS) — Tavis Smiley says PBS made a big mistake…

Hayek says rebuffing Weinstein led to nightmare on ‘Frida’

NEW YORK /December 14, 2017 (AP)(STL.NEWS) — In one of the most vivid accounts yet of…

Trump says female senator ‘would do anything’ for money

WASHINGTON /December 13, 2017 (AP)(STL.NEWS) — Fending off the renewed focus on sexual harassment allegations against…

France to tackle violence on women; Italy grapples with same

PARIS/November 25, 2017 (AP)(STL.NEWS) — French President Emmanuel Macron on Saturday launched an initiative to combat…