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Accusers: Weinstein Excused Lewd Acts as a Showbiz Norm

NEW YORK — Two women who say they met Harvey Weinstein when they were aspiring actresses in their 20s testified at his rape trial Wednesday that the one-time Hollywood titan preyed on their dreams of stardom to sexually assault them. Tarale Wulff choked bac...
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Annabella Sciorra Confronts Weinstein From the Witness Stand

NEW YORK — “Sopranos” actress Annabella Sciorra confronted Harvey Weinstein from the witness stand Thursday, telling a jury in a quivering voice that the Hollywood studio boss barged into her apartment in the mid-1990s, overpowered her and raped her as she tri...
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‘Making a Murderer’ Subject Seeks Pardon, Commutation

MADISON, Wis. — A man convicted of rape and murder when he was a teenager whose story was documented in the 2015 Netflix series "Making a Murderer" asked Wisconsin’s governor for a pardon or commutation of his life prison sentence on Wednesday. “By his pris...
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Ohio Governor Signs Ban on Abortion After 1st Heartbeat

COLUMBUS, Ohio — A bill imposing one of the most stringent abortion restrictions in the nation was signed into law in Ohio on Thursday, banning abortions after a detectable heartbeat in a long-sought victory for abortion opponents that drew an immediate consti...