By PBS NewsHour
After reporting on a horrific case of sexual assault at the University of Virginia, Rolling Stone magazine acknowledged discrepancies in the victim’s story, saying their trust in her was “misplaced.” Judy Woodruff speaks with T. Rees Shapiro of The Washington…
By Kyla Calvert Mason
Rolling Stone magazine published a note to readers this afternoon saying they no longer have confidence in the account given by the woman featured in the piece of a rape that allegedly took place at a University of Virginia…
While the estimated number of cases of sexual assault are down 25 percent from two years ago, actual reports of assault have increased 8 percent in the past year. Secretary of Defence Chuck Hagel said the findings are both a…
NBC scrapped development of a new Bill Cosby show, Netflix postponed the release of a new comedy special and TV land canceled his reruns in light of new and renewed accusations by five women that the comedian sexually assaulted them.
In our news wrap Friday, rebels in Ukraine consolidated control at the border crossing between Russia and the Ukrainian port town of Novoazovsk. Russia’s foreign minister rejected NATO’s claim that satellite images show Russia has sent 1,000 soldiers and heavy…
Senators have proposed bipartisan legislation with steeper penalties for educational institutions that fail to investigate reports of sexual assault -- and some voices in higher ed are pushing back. Anne Neal of the American Council of Trustees and Alumni joins…
One in five female students has been affected by sexual assault, according to the White House. Now a bipartisan group of senators is calling for colleges and universities to take action. Gwen Ifill joins sponsors of the bill Sen. Claire…
New York City will pay $40 million to five black and Latino men who 25 years ago were wrongly convicted of raping and beating a woman in Central Park. Their conviction was vacated in 2002, but it took until now…
In our news wrap Friday, President Obama announced that Jay Carney will resign as White House press secretary after three and a half years. Carney is being replaced by his deputy, Josh Earnest. Meanwhile, officials in northern India fired two…
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