LAS VEGAS (AP) — Homeless people in Las Vegas have been directed to sleep in rectangles painted on the pavement in a makeshift parking lot camp as a way to limit the spread of the coronavirus, a...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — John Lithgow joined the growing list of actors who have taken on the role of President Donald Trump, portraying the world leader in a live reading of former special counsel...
Actress Alyssa Milano ignited social media with a tweet Friday night calling for women to join her in a sex strike to protest strict abortion bans passed by Republican-controlled...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Alyssa Milano is celebrating the first House hearing on the Equal Rights Amendment in more than three decades.
The actress and women's rights activist says the amendment...
ATLANTA (AP) — Actress Alyssa Milano has joined several Georgia-based TV and film industry workers in protesting a "heartbeat" abortion ban awaiting Republican Gov. Brian Kemp's...
ATLANTA (AP) — More than 40 Hollywood celebrities have signed a letter sent to Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp and House Speaker David Ralston saying they will urge TV and film production companies to...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actress Katherine Helmond, an Emmy-nominated and Golden Globe-winning actress who played two very different matriarchs on the ABC sitcoms "Who's the Boss?" and "Soap," has died,...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Rich or not, famous or not, there was little reprieve Saturday from the California wildfires sweeping through towns as different as the star-filled oceanside enclave of Malibu and the modest communities nearby and in the state's north.
PHOENIX (AP) — A group sent 8,000 pizzas to hungry voters as they waited in long lines that plagued polling places across the country Tuesday.
The group Pizza to the Polls collects social media reports of long lines and doles out pizzas accordingly. The nonprofit enjoyed a boost in recent days because of tweets and donations from celebrities like Debra Messing, Alyssa Milano, Mandy Moore and Patton Oswalt, raising more than $300,000 over a 24-hour period.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — In New York state political news, there's still time for at least one more debate in the governor's race, but don't expect Gov. Andrew Cuomo to show up.
The other four candidates have agreed to participate in the exchange hosted by the League of Women Voters. But Democratic nominee Cuomo hasn't agreed to participate. He and Republican Marc Molinaro held a one-on-one debate last week in Manhattan.
Actress and activist Alyssa Milano found power in admitting ‘she doesn’t balance it all’
NEW YORK (AP) — By the end of her impassioned speech last week in front of a crowded hotel ballroom, Alyssa Milano was choking back tears.
The words "Me Too," the actress and activist told her audience, would continue to ring out as long as society needed them, "reverberating off every closed door, bouncing off every glass ceiling."
"This movement is not going anywhere," she declared, "until our work is done."
It was the tweet seen around the world.
On Oct. 15, 2017, actress Alyssa Milano urged the Twittersphere to join her in sharing a personal story of sexual harassment in the wake of rape allegations against Harvey Weinstein.
"If you've been sexually harassed or assaulted write 'me too' as a reply to this tweet," she wrote.
Alyssa Milano looks back at #MeToo explosion
Celebrity reaction to the Supreme Court confirmation hearing for Brett Kavanaugh before the Senate Judiciary Committee:
"These men are wholly uninterested and unmoved by this woman's words...Dr. Ford has to talk about the worst trauma of her life in front of them. This is the reality of being survivor of sexual assault in this country. #WeBelieveDrFord #WeBelieveSurvivors #metooMVMT" — founder of the MeToo movement, Tarana Burke, via Twitter.
Alyssa Milano and Debby Ryan’s career connection
NEW YORK (AP) — After the trailer was released for the new Netflix series "Insatiable," some on social media voiced concern: Was the dark comedy fat shaming?
The show, which drops Friday, follows the return to high school of a girl named Patty, who loses a lot of weight after years of bullying. Having lost the weight, she's out for revenge.
Alyssa Milano, Debby Ryan talk ‘Insatiable’ and fat shaming
Milano: Women ‘are not protected under the Constitution’
Advocates Rally for Equal Rights Amendment
NEW YORK (AP) — Tarana Burke and her MeToo movement are getting a financial boost for their work fighting sexual violence.
The New York Women's Foundation said it has raised an initial $1 million for a fund to support Burke and the movement she founded 12 years ago, with a goal of raising at least $2 million a year.
DALLAS (AP) — Those gathered in Dallas to protest the National Rifle Association during its annual meeting include parents whose children were among the 17 people fatally shot in February at a high school in Parkland, Florida.
Fred Guttenberg, whose daughter Jaime was killed at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, told the crowd at one of several gatherings Saturday that he wakes up every day with the sole purpose to "affect change in the gun control debate."
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A TV drama about the lives and careers of Sandra Day O'Connor and Ruth Bader Ginsburg is in the works.
A spokeswoman for Alyssa Milano said Tuesday that the actress' company, Peace Productions, is joining with PatMa Productions to develop the limited series.
The project will draw on the book "Sisters in Law" by Linda Hirshman, which details the legal and social impact of former Supreme Court Justice O'Connor and current Justice Ginsburg.
NEW YORK (AP) — Mark Ruffalo, Lee Daniels, Michael Moore and Whoopi Goldberg are among celebrities who plan to attend an evening of speeches and music at "The People's State of the Union," billed as a "public alternative" to President Donald Trump's first State of the Union address.
The event is planned for Monday, the day before Trump's speech, at The Town Hall, an historic venue in Manhattan founded as a meeting spot for suffragists more than 90 years ago.
NEW YORK (AP) — An activist who started a "Me Too" campaign a decade ago to raise awareness about sexual violence will start this year's ceremonial ball drop at Times Square on New Year's Eve.
The Times Square Alliance and Countdown Entertainment say Tarana Burke will push the crystal button that officially begins the 60-second countdown to the new year.
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Anita Hill told a room full of entertainment industry professionals that her 1991 testimony about Clarence Thomas and the flood of sexual harassment allegations surfacing now are part of "an arc that had been bending toward justice."
Hill and National Women's Law Center President Fatima Goss Graves spoke to Hollywood actors and executives Friday about how to parlay the momentum generated by the Harvey Weinstein revelations into lasting social change.
NEW YORK (AP) — The "Silence Breakers" — those who have shared their stories about sexual assault and harassment — have been named Time magazine's Person of the Year.
Me Too: Women Elevate Weinstein Conversation
NEW YORK (AP) — Alyssa Milano was in bed with her two young children when a friend of a friend on Facebook suggested something that struck her as a great way to elevate the Harvey Weinstein conversation. She took the idea to Twitter, posting: "If you've been sexually harassed or assaulted write 'me too' as a reply to this tweet."
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Thousands of women are identifying themselves as victims of sexual harassment or assault following a call to action propelled by actress Alyssa Milano in the wake of Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein's downfall over of allegations of sexual misconduct spanning decades.
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on sexual assault and harassment allegations against movie producer Harvey Weinstein (all times local):
Actress Alyssa Milano is getting thousands of responses on Twitter to her request that people reply to her on the social network with "me too" if they have been sexually harassed or assaulted.
Milano, 44, received "me, too" responses from "Will and Grace" star Debra Messing and Anna Paquin, the Oscar-winning actress from New Zealand.