Julie Swetnick's lawyer, Michael Avenatti, says he "fully vetted" her and that prior court cases don't alter the credibility of her claims about the Supreme Court nominee.
The Senate Judiciary Committee votes Friday; GOP leaders lay plans that may keep the Senate in session over the weekend, with a final roll call soon after.
Bill Cosby is due in court Monday for a two-day sentencing hearing that follows his conviction in the spring on three felony counts of aggravated indecent assault.
Jeff Fager's firing is "not directly related" to allegations made against him in a New Yorker article, according to the president of CBS News, who says the dismissal resulted from a text message that Fager sent to a reporter covering the story.
Don Shooter says he has filed about 900 signatures to seek the GOP nomination for a state Senate seat in Arizona.
Rep. Blake Farenthold of Texas resigns four months after announcing he wouldn't seek re-election. In December he denied the accusations being made by a former aide.
A woman reports she had a child with Wynn after he raped her, while another says she was forced to resign from a job after she refused to have sex with him.
Twenty-one staff members of the International Committee of the Red Cross have resigned or been fired since 2015 for sexual misconduct.
In the business world, promoting more women to boards and executive suites is considered a crucial step, but critics caution it is not enough.
More than1,200 contributors have bailed out in recent days, and a high-level executive has resigned, saying the group has failed to properly investigate allegations of abuse.