Trials

Harvey Weinstein leaves a Manhattan courthouse following a day in his trial on rape and sexual assault charges, Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020 in New York. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
January 22, 2020 - 4:25 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Harvey Weinstein went on trial Wednesday in a landmark moment for the # MeToo movement, with prosecutors painting him as a sexual predator who used his Hollywood clout to abuse women for decades, while his lawyers sought to portray his accusers as willing participants. Prosecutor...
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Harvey Weinstein, center, accompanied by attorney Arthur Aidala, right, arrives at court for his rape trial, in New York, Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
January 22, 2020 - 4:07 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Harvey Weinstein went on trial Wednesday in a landmark moment for the # MeToo movement, with prosecutors painting him as a sexual predator who used his Hollywood clout to abuse women for decades, while his lawyers sought to portray his accusers as willing participants. Prosecutor...
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In this image from video, House impeachment manager Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., speaks during the impeachment trial against President Donald Trump in the Senate at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020. (Senate Television via AP)
January 22, 2020 - 2:20 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans are sharply divided along party lines about whether President Donald Trump should be removed from office, and they doubt the Senate impeachment trial will do anything to change their minds, according to a poll from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs...
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House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff, D-Calif., accompanied by the impeachment managers House Judiciary Committee Chairman, Rep. Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., Rep. Hakeem Jeffries, D-N.Y., Rep. Sylvia Garcia, D-Texas, Rep. Zoe Lofgren, D-Calif., and Rep. Jason Crow, D-Colo. speaks to reporters, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020. The U.S. Senate was poised to hear opening arguments Wednesday in President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial, with Democratic House managers set to make their case that Trump abused power and should be removed from office.(AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
January 22, 2020 - 1:54 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Senate began hearing opening arguments Wednesday in President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial with proceedings now on a fast track. First up: Democratic House managers making their case that Trump abused his presidential power and should be removed from office. After...
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President Donald Trump's personal attorney Jay Sekulow, left, gestures while standing with White House Counsel Pat Cipollone, right, while arriving at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020. The U.S. Senate plunges into President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial with Republicans abruptly abandoning plans to cram opening arguments into two days but solidly rejecting for now Democratic demands for more witnesses to expose what they deem Trump’s “trifecta” of offenses. Trump himself claims he wants top aides to testify, but qualified that by suggesting there were “national security” concerns to allowing their testimony. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
January 22, 2020 - 12:46 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Senate was poised to hear opening arguments Wednesday in President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial, with Democratic House managers set to make their case that Trump abused power and should be removed from office. After late-night deliberations over the rules that will...
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Cuba Gooding Jr. leaves court, Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020, in New York. A New York City judge ruled that two additional women accusing Gooding of sexual misconduct will be allowed to testify at the "Jerry Maguire" actor's trial on charges he groped women at Manhattan bars in October 2018 and June 2019. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
January 22, 2020 - 12:10 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Two women who have accused Cuba Gooding Jr. of sexual misconduct will be allowed to testify at his trial on charges that he groped three other women at Manhattan bars in 2018 and 2019, a judge ruled on Wednesday. An April 21 trial date was set for Gooding, who previously pleaded not...
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Harvey Weinstein leaves court during his rape trial, Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
January 22, 2020 - 11:55 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Harvey Weinstein faced a jury Wednesday in a landmark moment for the #MeToo movement, with prosecutors painting him as a sexual predator who used his movie-magnate stature to abuse women. “He was not just a titan in Hollywood. He was a rapist,” prosecutor Meghan Hast told seven male...
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Harvey Weinstein leaves court during his rape trial, Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
January 22, 2020 - 11:42 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Harvey Weinstein arrived at court Wednesday to face the biggest trial of the # MeToo era, with opening statements starting in the rape case seen as a symbol of a global reckoning with sexual misconduct by powerful men. Weinstein, 67, walked past a phalanx of cameras and reporters as...
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Harvey Weinstein leaves court during his rape trial, Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
January 22, 2020 - 10:06 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Harvey Weinstein arrived at court Wednesday to face the biggest trial of the # MeToo era, with opening statements soon to start in the rape case seen as a symbol of a global reckoning with sexual misconduct by powerful men. Weinstein, 67, walked past a phalanx of cameras and...
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Harvey Weinstein leaves court during his rape trial, Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
January 22, 2020 - 9:48 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Harvey Weinstein arrived at court Wednesday to face the biggest trial of the # MeToo era, with opening statements soon to start in the rape case seen as a symbol of a global reckoning with sexual misconduct by powerful men. Weinstein, 67, walked past a phalanx of cameras and...
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