Harvey Weinstein resigned from the board of the Weinstein Co. during a conference call with the remaining board members, ABC News has confirmed. The company has been under pressure since sexual assault and harassment allegations against Weinstein were first reported by the New York Times and the New Yorker nearly two weeks ago. Mr. Weinstein obviously can’t speak to anonymous allegations, but with respect to any women who have made allegations on the record, Mr. Weinstein believes that all of these relationships were consensual," according to the full statement from Weinstein's spokesperson.
President Donald Trump is not as wealthy as he was last year, according to Forbes magazine, which dropped him 92 spots on its annual list of the 400 wealthiest people in America. Trump, ranked No. 156 in 2016, is now tied with 15 others --- including casino magnate Steve Wynn and Snapchat founder Evan Spiegel -- for No. 248. The drop comes from a decline in Trump's net worth, according to Forbes.
Adding to the continued drama over whether past presidents have called the families of fallen soldiers, a senior White House official told ABC News today that then-President Obama did not call John Kelly, now the White House chief of staff, after the death of his son in 2010. The retired general’s son, 1st Lt. Robert Kelly, died in action while serving with the Marines in Afghanistan. Kelly and his wife attended a breakfast for Gold Star families at the White House in 2011 and sat at first lady Michelle Obama's table, a person familiar with the breakfast told ABC News.
Multiple reports came in that the bull was first seen running through the streets near 17th street in the South Slope neighborhood before the animal made its way to the park. It is unclear where the bull escaped from.
After five years of playing the ultimate fixer Olivia Pope on ABC's "Scandal, Kerry Washington is ready to have a little fun. "I’m working now on '24/7,' this comedy about three women in the workplace, and Eva Longoria and I are two out of the three," she told Allure magazine for the November cover story. Until then, fans can still find Washington on "Scandal" on the small screen.
Days after expelling disgraced producer Harvey Weinstein, members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences touched on what his removal might mean for the future of the organization and its members. The Academy and its 54-member board voted this past weekend to remove Weinstein following allegations of sexual harassment or assault against the movie producer. Lucasfilm President and Academy Board Vice President Kathleen Kennedy spoke to The Associated Press on Monday night, describing the temperature in the room at the meeting.
Australian police captured an intense boxing match between two unlikely suspects in the bushland of Victoria state overnight.Two large kangaroos were seen exchanging blows on footage captured by an infrared camera attached to a police helicopter.The marsupials' brawl lasted nearly a minute and included a few jabs and multiple kicks.
Hillary Clinton has reiterated, yet again, that she is not going to run for president a third time, despite President Donald Trump's latest urging that she do so. This is not the first time she has said she will not make a third presidential bid, but this latest rebuttal comes after Trump said he would like to run against her again. "Oh, I hope Hillary runs,” he said during a news conference in the White House Rose Garden Monday afternoon.
A witness captured the aftermath of a fiery collision on video this weekend, showing a group of motorists as they scrambled to rescue an elderly couple from a burning car trapped beneath a tanker truck. Carmin and Alejandro Rivera Sr. were driving along Route 17 in Goshen, New York -- about an hour north of Manhattan -- Sunday when a tire blew out on their Subaru, causing them to lose control. "Everybody just ran across the highway, even with flames coming out of the gas tank from the car," one witness, Jackie Welch, told ABC New York station WABC today.
For four years, photographer Amanda Lucidon was the only female photographer on the White House staff tasked with covering Mrs. Obama.
The Yankees legend says his girlfriend Jennifer Lopez is "an amazing person" and how the highs and lows of his career have made him a better role model.
In his first television interview, the soldier who pleaded guilty to desertion charges after spending five years in Taliban captivity says a fair trial would have been impossible given campaign trail comments made by Donald Trump.
Newly released 911 calls capture the unfolding crisis at a Florida nursing home that lost its air conditioning after Hurricane Irma, subjecting its patients to sweltering heat and ultimately leading to the deaths of 14 people. In the first call from the Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills during the early hours of Sept. 13, an unidentified employee tells the dispatcher a patient is in cardiac arrest. By the fourth call, an employee remarks, "Oh, my God, this is crazy," as she goes back and forth with the dispatcher.
In albums released this past Friday, Pink goes mostly into ballad mode, St. Vincent collaborates with producer Jack Antonoff, Robert Plant expands on his post-Zeppelin legacy, Wu-Tang releases a new collection, Smashing Pumpkins’ Billy Corgan rebrands himself as William Patrick Corgan and singer-songwriters Courtney Barnett and Kurt Vile release a joint album together.