Miss America turns 100. Will she last another 100 years?December 14, 2021 GMT
UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — As Miss America turns 100, a major question remains unanswered: Is she still relevant?
The glitzy competition, born from a 1921 Atlantic City beauty contest just a year after women were given the right to vote, maintains a complicated presence in American culture that has undergone multiple waves of feminism.
Fox News fined $1 million for sex harassment and retaliationJuly 2, 2021 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York City Commission on Human Rights has fined Fox News $1 million, the largest penalty in its history, for violations of laws protecting against sexual harassment and job retaliation.
‘Bombshell’ almost died; How Charlize Theron helped saved itDecember 11, 2019 GMT
LOS ANGELES (AP) — It was two weeks before cameras were to start rolling on a film about the sexual misconduct scandals at Fox News that ended the reign of Roger Ailes and things were rolling along smoothly...
Ginsburg, in book, questions confidential #MeToo agreementsNovember 7, 2019 GMT
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A new book on Ruth Bader Ginsburg explores the Supreme Court justice's thoughts on the #MeToo movement and her hope that non-disclosure agreements, which have come under fire in sexual misconduct cases, "will not be enforced by the courts."
Gretchen Carlson wants to speak freely about Fox News tenureNovember 2, 2019 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — When Gretchen Carlson heard that NBC News was considering letting people out of their non-disclosure agreements involving alleged sexual misconduct at the network, she couldn't help but think of the NDA she signed with Fox News before her departure three years ago...
Publisher confirms Halperin book despite intense criticismAugust 19, 2019 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Mark Halperin's planned book about the 2020 election has been officially announced amid protests that the "Game Change" co-author hasn't earned a second chance since facing multiple allegations of sexual harassment...
Planned book by Mark Halperin faces widespread criticismAugust 19, 2019 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — A reported book deal for Mark Halperin, the "Game Change" co-author and political commentator who has faced multiple allegations of sexual harassment, is being greeted with widespread outrage...
At 50, Watts relishes in a plethora of rich rolesJune 27, 2019 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — It's often said that actresses have trouble finding meaty roles as they get older, but at age 50, Naomi Watts is flourishing, with two key projects that share a common theme — strong women determined to have their voices heard...
Miss America: Leadership bullied, manipulated, silenced meAugust 17, 2018 GMT
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The reigning Miss America says she has been bullied, manipulated and silenced by the pageant's current leadership, including Gretchen Carlson...
Miss America head Gretchen Carlson seeks ‘healing process’August 8, 2018 GMT
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Gretchen Carlson, the former Fox News host now in charge of the Miss America Organization, says the organization needs to heal a rift that has seen over a dozen state groups call for her and other top leaders to resign...
Miss America drops swimsuit portion and won’t judge on looksJune 5, 2018 GMT
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — When the Miss America pageant started in 1921, having young women parade around in bathing suits seemed like a great way to get tourists to come to the Atlantic City Boardwalk after Labor Day...
Ex-Miss Kankakee County gets Miss American job (copy)May 19, 2018 GMT
A former Miss Kankakee County, Marjorie Vincent-Tripp, was named chairman of the board for the Miss America Foundation on Thursday.
Vincent-Tripp, an assistant attorney general in Florida, was named Miss America in 1991.
Gretchen Carlson named chair of Miss America organizationJanuary 1, 2018 GMT
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Former Fox News Channel anchor and 1989 Miss America Gretchen Carlson was named chairwoman of the Miss America Organization's board of directors Monday, and three other past pageant winners will join her on the board.
Gretchen Carlson discusses #MeToo ahead of Chamber addressNovember 1, 2017 GMT
Many, if not most, cases of sexual harassment derive from harassers’ “personal insecurities,” rather than them “wanting sexual favors” Greenwich’s Gretchen Carlson said Tuesday morning in interviews previewing her upcoming keynote address at the Greenwich Chamber of Commerce annual Women Who Matter luncheon.
After bombshell Weinstein revelations, many ask, ‘Why now’?October 7, 2017 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Why now?
That was the first question many were asking this weekend after explosive revelations came to light about Harvey Weinstein, one of Hollywood's most powerful men, and decades of alleged sexual harassment on his part...
Geraldo Rivera says he regrets backing Roger AilesSeptember 9, 2016 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Geraldo Rivera says he's "filled with regret" for initially discounting the sexual harassment allegations against his former Fox News Channel boss, Roger Ailes, and is apologizing for his skepticism...
10 Things to Know for WednesdaySeptember 7, 2016 GMT
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Wednesday:
1. INFAMOUS COLD CASE CLOSED WITH CONFESSION
A Minnesota man admits to abducting and killing 11-year-old Jacob Wetterling nearly 27 years ago, recounting a crime that led to changes in national sex offender laws...
In lawsuit, Gretchen Carlson alleges sex harassment at FoxJuly 7, 2016 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Former Fox News Channel anchor Gretchen Carlson sued network chief executive Roger Ailes on Wednesday, claiming she was cut loose after she refused his sexual advances and complained about harassment in the workplace.