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Sandra Bernhard Brings 'Sandemonium' to Joe's Pub
In 'Alienist,' Dakota Fanning Breaks 1890s Rules for Women
Has #MeToo Gone too Far? Ansari Story Sparks Debate

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In 'Alienist,' Dakota Fanning Breaks 1890s Rules for Women

Sandra Bernhard Brings 'Sandemonium' to Joe's Pub

By Lynn Elber |
Dakota Fanning was unfazed by being on her own for six months in Budapest or the dark nature of the TV series that brought her there, TNT's adaptation of "The Alienist,&q...

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New Trump Office Would Protect Conscience Rights of Doctors

New Trump Office Would Protect Conscience Rights of Doctors

By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Jan 19
Reinforcing its strong connection with social conservatives, the Trump administration announced Thursday a new federal office to protect medical providers refusing to participate in abortion, assisted suicide or other procedures on moral-religious grounds

Trump Tries to Protect Medical Providers Who Oppose Abortion

Trump Tries to Protect Medical Providers Who Oppose Abortion

By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Jan 18
The Trump administration is creating an office aimed at protecting the religious rights of medical providers, including those who oppose abortion.

Matt Damon Apologizes for Comments on Sexual Misconduct

Matt Damon Apologizes for Comments on Sexual Misconduct

By John Carucci | Jan 17
Matt Damon says the backlash for his comments on sexual misconduct was actually very helpful.

After Outcry, Mark Wahlberg Donates $1.5 Million Film Fee

After Outcry, Mark Wahlberg Donates $1.5 Million Film Fee

Jan 13
Following an outcry over a significant disparity in pay between co-stars, Mark Wahlberg agreed Saturday to donate the $1.5 million he earned for reshoots for "All the Money in the World" to the sexual misconduct defense initiative Time's Up.

Actresses, Shows About Women Win Big at Critics' Choice

Actresses, Shows About Women Win Big at Critics' Choice

By Sandy Cohen | Jan 12
It was a good night for women at the Critics' Choice Awards.

Eurovision Switches from All-Male to All-Female Host Lineup

Eurovision Switches from All-Male to All-Female Host Lineup

Jan 8
The Eurovision Song Contest appears to have heard its critics.

Samantha Brown Hosts New PBS Travel Series 'Places to Love'

Samantha Brown Hosts New PBS Travel Series 'Places to Love'

By Beth J. Harpaz | Jan 4
Samantha Brown is back with a new series on PBS called "Places to Love," launching Saturday with 13 weekly episodes through March.

Witherspoon, Rhimes Among Founders of Anti-Harassment Group

Witherspoon, Rhimes Among Founders of Anti-Harassment Group

Jan 2
Reese Witherspoon, Shonda Rhimes and Jennifer Aniston are among hundreds of Hollywood women who have formed an anti-harassment coalition called Time's Up.

California Lawmakers to Confront Sexual Misconduct Scandal

California Lawmakers to Confront Sexual Misconduct Scandal

By Kathleen Ronayne | Jan 2
California lawmakers will grapple for the first time as a group with a growing sexual misconduct scandal when they return to Sacramento on Wednesday.

In Unusual Step, Victims Told of Destroyed Rape Kits

In Unusual Step, Victims Told of Destroyed Rape Kits

By Martha Waggoner | Jan 1
When Veronica was raped more than 13 years ago, she says neither the police nor the hospital staff believed her story that a longtime friend attacked her while his mother was in the next room.

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