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Harvey Weinstein combative and in denial ahead of rape trial, inner circle says

It's a fall day in midtown Manhattan and a man is seen shuffling along a sidewalk, gripping his walker. His facial expression is vacant, his skin is a pale shade of gray and his clothes are ill-fitting. A passerby might never guess that he used to be one of entertainment's most powerful, a man whose infamous arrogance would make those around him shudder. This man is Harvey Weinstein.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg 'skeptically hopeful' about Roe v Wade

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg believes Roe v. Wade, the 1973 milestone that gave women a constitutional right to abortion, will survive in upcoming years but that the current conservative-dominated court might topple other precedents.

Women of Democratic campaigns not tokens

Anita Dunn remembers a time in politics when it was almost unheard-of for women to be running political campaigns. Susan Estrich was Michael Dukakis' campaign manager in 1988, but she was an anomaly until 2000, when Dunn and another woman, Gina Glantz, ran the Bill Bradley campaign.

New book questions NBC's handling of Weinstein, Lauer

NBC executives need to reckon with the network's culture after a new book draws into question its handling of an investigation into Harvey Weinstein and an alleged sexual assault by former "Today" anchor Matt Lauer, media analysts said on Sunday.