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Oak Park teacher behind R. Kelly protest wants men to step up, speak out

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Anthony Clark says he has lost some friends over his campaign against R. Kelly, and he can tick off their criticisms by heart: You don't know what you're talking about. Why don't you mind your own business? The girls wanted it. You're just doing this for publicity. He shrugs it all off. He says...
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R. Kelly Denies Sexual Misconduct Allegations via Lawyer

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In an interview with the Associated Press, attorney Steve Greenberg refuted all claims made in “Survivng R. Kelly”
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State rejects proposed spring break concert starring R. Kelly in Springfield, citing security concerns

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R. Kelly won't be celebrating spring break in Springfield. The organizers of the Spring Break Jam concert, set to take place in April at the Illinois State Fairgrounds with the embattled R&B singer as “host,” had their application denied Thursday because of security concerns, according to officials. ...
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Cook County prosecutors flooded with calls about R. Kelly, but charges could be struggle, experts say

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Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx's office has been flooded with calls since she personally pleaded for any victims or witnesses to come forward with information about alleged sexual misconduct by R&B superstar R. Kelly. What follows could be a long road for both accusers and prosecutors given...
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Dream hampton on Surviving R. Kelly, Supporting Survivors and Why She Wants a ‘Social Death' for R. Kelly

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The documentary series Surviving R. Kelly , which aired on Lifetime in the first week of January, has prompted new interest in the R&B singer's alleged sexual misconduct with minors. Focusing on stories about his illicit behavior that have circulated for decades, the docuseries raises questions about the limited actions in response to these women's stories, especially in light of the MeToo movement, charges filed against Harvey Weinstein and Bill Cosby's guilty verdict.
The six-part series, executive produced by the filmmaker dream hampton, features interviews with survivors and parents of...
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Puerto Rico gov will not seek reelection, leaves his party amid calls for...

Puerto Rico gov will not seek reelection, leaves his party amid calls for resignation

The announcement comes as hundreds of thousands of Puerto Ricans swarmed outside La Fortaleza in Old San Juan last week, demanding the governor resign. Read more ...

Administration pauses enforcement of abortion restriction, still frustrating...

Administration pauses enforcement of abortion restriction, still frustrating clinics

Clinics expressed concerns regarding the move, which slows a new rule against abortions Read more ...

Tainted alcohol kills 19 in Costa Rica, ministry says, urging caution

Tainted alcohol kills 19 in Costa Rica, ministry says, urging caution

A total of 14 men and five women ranging from 32 to 72 years old have died. Read more ...

9-year-old girl killed after bounce house swept away by wind hits power line

9-year-old girl killed after bounce house swept away by wind hits power line

A 9-year-old Reno girl has died from injuries she suffered when strong winds blew an inflatable bounce house with three children inside into power lines last weekend. Read more ...

4 inmates at a juvenile justice facility in Florida staged a fight and...

4 inmates at a juvenile justice facility in Florida staged a fight and escaped, officials say

The inmates then fought off staff in a control room and pushed a button to release the front door, a post on the sheriff's office Facebook page says. Read more ...

Munoz hitting, Gallegos relief lead Cards to win over Reds 3-1

Munoz hitting, Gallegos relief lead Cards to win over Reds 3-1

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Road tripping couple found dead on Canadian highway possibly after van broke...

Road tripping couple found dead on Canadian highway possibly after van broke down, officials say

A young American woman and her Australian boyfriend had set out to explore British Columbia when they were found dead on a remote Canadian highway. Read more ...

81-Year-Old Woman Meets 3 Siblings She Never Knew Existed

81-Year-Old Woman Meets 3 Siblings She Never Knew Existed

MONTICELLO, Minn. - Online ancestry technology has the power to make once unthinkable reunions possible. It was the reason for an incredible reunion Sunday in... Read more ...

Trump's Attack On 'The Squad' Finds Nuanced Support Among Some Jewish Americans

Trump's Attack On 'The Squad' Finds Nuanced Support Among Some Jewish Americans

After the president disparaged four congresswomen, some Jewish Americans defend Trump's comments, criticizing the lawmakers as anti-Israel and anti-Semitic. Others are appalled... Read more ...

Apollo 11 Moon Memorabilia Sells for Millions in 50th Anniversary Auctions

Apollo 11 Moon Memorabilia Sells for Millions in 50th Anniversary Auctions

The 50th anniversary of the first moon landing inspired more than just memories to come forward, but also millions of dollars for memorabilia from the Apollo 11 mission. Read more ...