Dec 12, 2014

U.S. model cries foul at Cosby, joining group of accusers

Trailblazing black supermodel Beverly Johnson came forward Thursday with new accusations that comedian Bill Cosby drugged her decades ago, joining a slew of women who have accused the 77-year-old of abuse. Johnson, 62, made her allegations in a first-person story published in Vanity Fair ...

Dec 4, 2014

British 'vlogger' beats J.K. Rowling with best-seller

A British video blogger has sold more than 78,000 copies of her first book in a week, beating established authors like J.K. Rowling and Dan Brown. “Girl Online,” by 24-year-old Zoe Sugg, set a record for sales of a debut novel in Britain, the ...

Bill Cosby resigns from Temple University board

Dec 2, 2014

Bill Cosby resigns from Temple University board

Bill Cosby resigned Monday as a trustee of Temple University following a string of allegations that accused him of drugging and sexually assaulting women over many years. The 77-year-old entertainer has been a high-profile cheerleader for his beloved alma mater in Philadelphia and a ...

Nov 30, 2014

Peter Gabriel, Pussy Riot rally for Hong Kong protesters

Musicians including Peter Gabriel and Pussy Riot are offering support to Hong Kong’s pro-democracy protesters in the form of photographic tributes. In pictures that started being projected on an outdoor screen in Hong Kong’s Admiralty District on Friday, the musicians each stand with umbrellas, ...

Jian Ghomeshi, former Canadian radio host,  arrested in sex case

Nov 27, 2014

Jian Ghomeshi, former Canadian radio host, arrested in sex case

A prominent former radio host with the Canadian Broadcasting Corp. has been arrested on sexual assault charges and ordered to live with his mother while the case that has rocked the country’s vaunted public broadcaster is heard in court. Jian Ghomeshi was charged with ...

Cosby controversy, a decade in the making

Nov 23, 2014

Cosby controversy, a decade in the making

The sexual assault allegations that recently resurfaced against Bill Cosby first became public in 2005, when a former employee of his alma mater, Temple University, claimed he had drugged and abused her a year earlier at his suburban Philadelphia home. Here is how the ...

More Cosby shows canceled as women allege rape

Nov 22, 2014

More Cosby shows canceled as women allege rape

Performances by Bill Cosby in Nevada, Illinois, Arizona, South Carolina and Washington have been canceled as more women come forward accusing the entertainer of sexually assaulting them many years ago. The director of The Broadway Center in Tacoma, Washington, said Friday that it has ...

NBC scraps Cosby television project

Nov 20, 2014

NBC scraps Cosby television project

NBC has scrapped a Bill Cosby comedy that was under development, the second outlet within a day to put off or abandon a project involving the long-beloved comic as a scandal over alleged sexual assault continues to spiral around him. NBC spokeswoman Rebecca Marks ...

Nov 20, 2014

Multiple fractures for Bono in New York accident

A New York City doctor says U2 singer Bono suffered multiple fractures and had to have two surgeries after his weekend bicycle accident. Orthopedic trauma surgeon Dr. Dean Lorich says Bono was trying to avoid another cyclist on Sunday. Bono arrived at a Manhattan ...