• As sex harassment scandal grows, minorities seldom involved

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — In the weeks since dozens of women have accused movie mogul Harvey Weinstein of rape or sexual harassment, unleashing an avalanche of similar charges against other prominent men across American life, women and men of color have been largely absent from the national furor.

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  • Franken apologizes after woman says he kissed, groped her

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Minnesota Sen. Al Franken personally apologized to the woman who has accused him of forcibly kissing her and groping her during a 2006 USO tour, saying he remembers their encounter differently but is “ashamed that my actions ruined that experience for you.”

  • The Latest: Franken accuser says voters will decide his fate

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on allegations of sexual misconduct against Sen. Al Franken (all times local):

  • Q&A: Garth Brooks on new anthology and lip syncing at CMAs

    NEW YORK (AP) — Garth Brooks says he’s happy to share the first of five anthologies he created with his fans while he’s still alive and kicking.

  • Green Day releases greatest hits album spanning 30 years

    NEW YORK (AP) — Green Day released a massive greatest hits album on Friday, but the trio isn’t saying “Good Riddance” anytime soon.

  • Daniela Vega, trans actress, stars in ‘A Fantastic Woman’

    TORONTO (AP) — In one of the dreamy moments of surrealism that punctuate Sebastian Lelio’s otherwise realistic “A Fantastic Woman,” the film’s transgender protagonist, Marina (Daniela Vega), walks down the street but an extreme, exaggerated headwind makes moving forward nearly impossible. She’s tilted, as if climbing a mountain, as the gale-force winds try to beat her back.

  • Radio anchor says Franken groped, kissed her without consent

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Minnesota Sen. Al Franken faces a storm of criticism and a likely ethics investigation after a Los Angeles radio anchor accused him Thursday of forcibly kissing her and groping her during a 2006 USO tour. He is the first member of Congress caught up in the recent wave of allegations of sexual abuse and inappropriate behavior.

  • Nicaragua’s Sergio Ramirez wins Spain’s Cervantes prize

    MADRID (AP) — The Spanish government says Nicaraguan author and former politician Sergio Ramirez Mercado has won the 2017 Cervantes Prize, the Spanish-speaking world’s highest literary honor.

  • ‘Wind River’ filmmakers take control back from Weinstein

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Like an avenging character straight out of one of his films, writer-director Taylor Sheridan said he was not going to let “Wind River” stay in Harvey Weinstein’s control.

  • Actress Rose McGowan arraigned on cocaine charge

    LEESBURG, Va. (AP) — Actress Rose McGowan was arraigned Thursday on felony cocaine charges, days after she alleged in The New Yorker that the drugs may been planted to discredit her.