- Former Hollywood producer Weinstein convicted of sexual assault, rape, held in custody
Former movie producer Harvey Weinstein was convicted of sexual assault and rape by a New York jury on Monday and handcuffed in court, a milestone verdict for the #MeToo movement that inspired women to go public with misconduct allegations against powerful men.
- Key moments from Harvey Weinstein's trial
Here are key moments from the trial of former movie producer Harvey Weinstein, who was convicted on Monday of sexually assaulting former production assistant Mimi Haleyi and raping onetime aspiring actress Jessica Mann.
- Factbox: Actresses and activists react to Harvey Weinstein verdict
Celebrities and activists welcomed the guilty verdict against Harvey Weinstein, the Academy Award-winning producer who had reigned as one of the most powerful figures in Hollywood.
- Trump administration weighs emergency funds to combat coronavirus
The Trump administration is considering asking lawmakers for emergency funding to ramp up its response to the fast-spreading coronavirus, a White House spokesman and an administration source said on Monday, though they did not say how much money was needed.
- Actor Jussie Smollett denies renewed hoax charges in Chicago
Former "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett pleaded not guilty on Monday to renewed felony charges that he made false reports to Chicago police about being attacked in a hate crime that he is accused of staging in a bid to advance his career.
- Sanders' big Nevada win narrows rivals' path to Democratic nomination
Bernie Sanders' convincing win in the Nevada caucuses signaled his campaign is gathering strength and reaching voters who had previously eluded him, putting him on a path ? for now ? toward the Democratic presidential nomination.
- Timeline: The Harvey Weinstein story - From studio to courtroom in 40 years
Here is a timeline recounting 40 years in the life of Harvey Weinstein, 67, once one of Hollywood's most powerful executives, convicted on Monday of sexual assault and rape. He faces up to 25 years in prison.
- Drug pricing review group signs deal with Aetion for patient data
The Institute for Clinical and Economic Review (ICER), a small but influential Boston-based research group, has signed a deal with private technology company Aetion to help it use patient health data in its reports on whether individual drugs are priced properly.
- U.S. Supreme Court to hear religious fight over same-sex foster care
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear a major religious rights dispute involving the city of Philadelphia's refusal to place children for foster care with a Catholic agency that bars same-sex couples from serving as foster parents.
- Katherine Johnson, NASA mathematician portrayed in 'Hidden Figures', dies at 101
Katherine Johnson, the black woman whose mathematical genius took her from a behind-the-scenes job in a segregated NASA as portrayed in the film "Hidden Figures" to a key role in sending humans to the moon, died on Monday at the age of 101, NASA said.
- U.S. Supreme Court turns away religious bias claim against Walgreens
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday handed a victory to Walgreens, turning away an appeal by a fired former Florida employee of the pharmacy chain who asked not to work on Saturdays for religious reasons as a member of the Seventh-day Adventist Church.
- U.S. Supreme Court rejects Apple appeal in patent fight with VirnetX
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday refused to hear Apple Inc's bid to avoid paying about $440 million in damages for using patent licensing firm VirnetX Inc's internet security technology without permission in features such as FaceTime video calling.
- Warren Buffett calls coronavirus outbreak 'scary stuff,' but says he won't be selling stocks
Warren Buffett, the billionaire chairman of Berkshire Hathaway Inc , on Monday called the coronavirus outbreak "scary stuff" but said that it was no time to sell stocks despite the threat of a pandemic.
- Warren Buffett says 'I'm a Democrat,' and would have 'no trouble' voting for Bloomberg
Warren Buffett, the chairman of Berkshire Hathaway Inc and one of the world's most admired investors, said on Monday he is a Democrat, and would have "no trouble" voting for fellow billionaire Michael Bloomberg for U.S. president.
- With $1.5 trillion childcare plan, Sanders floats another big campaign pledge
U.S. presidential candidate Bernie Sanders on Monday proposed spending $1.5 trillion over 10 years to create a universal child care and early education system, to be funded by taxing the wealthiest Americans.
- Buttigieg courts South Carolina black voters with his veteran status
Pete Buttigieg, the only veteran in the top tier of candidates seeking the Democratic presidential nomination, is turning to South Carolina's large military community to help shore up his nagging lack of support among black voters.
- Trump administration backs off sending coronavirus patients to Alabama -governor
The Trump administration has backed off plans to quarantine patients from the Diamond Princess cruise ship stricken with coronavirus at a federal facility in Alabama, the state's governor and a U.S. senator said on Sunday.
- Seven wounded in shooting at flea market in Houston
A gunman opened fire at a flea market in Houston on Sunday, wounding seven people in an area known for its Hispanic community, with a suspect being taken into custody at the scene.
- Sanders' Democratic rivals seek to slow his momentum after his big win in Nevada caucuses
As Bernie Sanders looked to cement his front-runner status in the U.S. Democratic presidential race after his dominant win in Nevada, his rivals sought in rallies on Sunday to blunt his momentum ahead of 15 nominating contests in the next 10 days.
- No. 3 House Democrat Clyburn of South Carolina to back Biden for president - Politico
Jim Clyburn, the No. 3 Democrat in the House of Representatives and an influential black lawmaker from the early voting state of South Carolina, is expected on Wednesday to endorse Joe Biden's presidential bid, according to a Politico report on Sunday.