Weinstein guilty on two charges in sexual assault case, acquitted on others

Six sexual assault accusers testified against disgraced movie producer Harvey Weinstein at his trial in a Manhattan court. He has been accused by dozens of women of sexual misconduct. He has a separate criminal case pending in Los Angeles.

Global markets reel as virus cases spike outside China

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Research mathematician Katherine Johnson at her desk at NASA Langley Research Center in 1962. (NASA)
Research mathematician Katherine Johnson at her desk at NASA Langley Research Center in 1962. (NASA)
Katherine Johnson
1918–2020

‘Hidden figure’ at NASA during 1960s space race dies at 101

Long overlooked, Mrs. Johnson became the subject of a book and hit movie in her 90s. She codified mathematical principles that remain at the core of manned space travel and was eventually recognized as a pathbreaker for women and African Americans.

In a historically old presidential field, candidates refuse to release health records

Four candidates are 70 or older, and the top contender recently suffered a heart attack. Yet they are not releasing detailed medical records, as candidates have for decades.
The next Democratic debate is scheduled for Tuesday in Charleston, S.C., ahead of Saturday’s primary.
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The president did not publicly take his host to task over alleged discrimination and human rights abuses but said India’s rise is tied to unity and tolerance.
The hearing will be held behind closed doors after an open session on Stone’s motion alleging juror misconduct.
Alaska’s ferries serve three dozen communities, many of which aren’t connected to the rest of the continent by roads at all.
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The Oklahoma school district apologized for the comment, which was caught on camera and has since gone viral.
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