The sex scandal involving disgraced movie producer Harvey Weinstein may be the tip of the iceberg in Hollywood. In the two weeks since The New York Times published its explosive report on Weinstein's alleged sexual acts toward women, more Hollywood honchos have been accused of misconduct. Weinstein was fired a week ago Sunday from the Weinstein Co., which he co-founded.
President Donald Trump today denied telling the widow of a fallen U.S. soldier, "He knew what he signed up for," in a phone call he made Tuesday, contradicting a Florida congresswoman who said she was with the woman at the time. Rep. Frederica Wilson said she was with Myeshia Johnson in a car headed to Miami International Airport on Tuesday afternoon to meet the body of Johnson's husband, Army Sgt. La David T. Johnson, who died in Niger this month, when the president called. In an interview with CNN on Tuesday night, Wilson, a Democrat, relayed Myeshia Johnson's conversation with Trump, saying, "Basically, he said, 'Well, I guess he knew what he signed up for.
Gord Downie, the frontman of Canadian rock group the Tragically Hip, died Tuesday night following a nearly two-year battle with brain cancer. Beloved in their native Canada, the Tragically Hip is perhaps best known in the U.S. for their single "Courage," which appeared on their 1992 album "Fully Completely." The band released a total of 13 studio albums, the most recent of which was 2016's "Man Machine Poem." Downie himself released five solo albums, with a sixth, "Introduce Yerself," set to be released on Oct. 27. Following Downie's diagnosis, the Hip embarked on a final tour, which concluded in August 2016 with a show in their hometown of Kingston, Ontario.
Ravaged by a slew of deadly wildfires in recent days, Northern California is set to get a bit of relief this week in the form of rain as the death toll has risen to 42. A storm system is expected to move over the Pacific Northwest later this week and the trailing cold front will most likely bring some much-needed rain to Northern California between Thursday and Friday, according to ABC News meteorologists. "It will rain a bit but not enough to fully douse the blazes," AccuWeather Senior Meteorologist Ken Clark said in a statement Tuesday.
Over the past week or so, Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein has been accused of sexual harassment by a number of women.Among them: Former "Friday Night Lights" star Minka Kelly claimed that Weinstein asked her to be his girlfriend in exchange for "a lavish life," while actress Ashley Judd alleged in The New York Times that Weinstein asked her for a massage. Cara Delevingne said in an Instagram post that Weinstein brought her to a hotel room, where he asked her to kiss another woman, and though she declined, she felt like she later landed a role in one of his moves that she didn't deserve. ...
President Donald Trump took to Twitter this morning to lash out at the National Football League's decision not to force players to stand for the national anthem. The president tweeted, "The NFL has decided that it will not force players to stand for the playing of our National Anthem. The NFL has decided that it will not force players to stand for the playing of our National Anthem.
The Republican chairman of the House Oversight Committee is sending a warning shot to federal agencies and the White House for not fully complying with the panel's investigation into administration air travel. Rep. Trey Gowdy, R-S.C., could subpoena the Departments of Justice and Agriculture at the end of the month if the agencies do not turn over flight records or make a "good faith commitment" to respond to the panel, according to a new letter sent to the departments and obtained by ABC News. "If you have not complied with the request or satisfactorily provided a good faith commitment for complying in full on or before October 31, 2017, the chairman intends to issue a subpoena for the materials," the letter reads.
President Donald Trump waded into a new statue controversy on Tuesday night when he called out people who want to tear down statues of Christopher Columbus. "We believe we should preserve our history, not tear it down," Trump said in remarks he delivered Tuesday night at the Heritage Foundation's annual President's Club gathering. "Now they are even trying to destroy statues of Christopher Columbus.
House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi headed Tuesday to Las Vegas to pay her respects to the victims of the city's shooting massacre, during which 58 music festival attendees were killed earlier this month by gunman Stephen Paddock. Pelosi, joined by Rep. Ruben Kihuen, D-Nevada, spent time at the Las Vegas Community Healing Garden, which was built after volunteers worked around the clock to create it in less than a week. "This has become a center of humanity that is setting a standard around the world," Mayor Carolyn Goodman said.
The 23-year-old Iowa native's single "Issues" was one of 2017's biggest hits, and her songs "Sorry" for Justin Bieber and "Slumber Party" for Britney Spears proved her hit-making chops.
Actress and author spoke about her sexual assault story as well as life with NBA star Dwayne Wade and her struggle with multiple miscarriages.
The family of a U.S. Army captain who was killed while serving in Iraq in 2004 slammed President Donald Trump for "unbecoming behavior," after Trump said on Monday that past presidents never called the families of fallen soldiers. In a statement to ABC News, Gold Star father Khizr Khan and his wife, Gazala Khan, said they were saddened by Trump's "selfish and divisive" actions and his lack of empathy, which they believe have undermined the dignity of the office of the presidency. "We stand with the families in their grief and pray for their strength and peace.