Larry Nassar's enablers are latest example of how greed and sexual abuse are ingrained in our society – New York Daily News

“It’s been tough to be honest with you Bob. It’s highly emotional for everybody. Including the people who are covering this. We’ve had to sit there and listen to mothers who have talked about their daughters committing suicide. The first woman to speak today, spoke about how she was abused as a 6-year-old girl in Larry Nassar’s basement. Molested in ...

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Ann Curry 'not surprised' about misconduct allegations against Matt Lauer – Los Angeles Times

In her first TV interview since leaving NBC, former “Today” show anchor Ann Curry said Wednesday that she was “not surprised” about the misconduct allegations that resulted in Matt Lauer being fired. “I would be surprised if many women did not understand that there was a climate of verbal harassment that existed,” she said about the work environment at “Today” ...

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Ellen Pompeo's Candid Take on Patrick Dempsey, His Grey's Anatomy Exit & How Fast They Got Another “Penis in … – E! Online

For Ellen Pompeo, Patrick Dempsey‘s exit from Grey’s Anatomy was a turning point. The move, which happened in season 11, was a “defining moment, deal-wise,” Pompeo said in The Hollywood Reporter. “They could always use him as leverage against me —‘We don’t need you; we have Patrick’—which they did for years. I don’t know if they also did that to ...

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Ann Curry 'not surprised' by Matt Lauer scandal, says NBC had a 'climate of verbal harassment' – Washington Post

Former “Today” host Ann Curry appeared on “CBS This Morning” on Jan. 17 to discuss her ouster from NBC and the sexual misconduct allegations that led to Matt Lauer’s firing. (Victoria Walker/The Washington Post) After Matt Lauer was fired from the “Today” show in November because of allegations of sexual harassment, multiple awkward TV moments from his past came to ...

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The impromptu Slack war room where 'net companies unite to fight Spectre-Meltdown – Ars Technica

Enlarge/ People have to be sick of looking at this ghost by now. (Do you know whether this is the logo for Spectre or Meltdown? Here’s the answer.) There had been a long discussion in the Kernel.org change logs that dated back to May 2017 about a new feature called KAISER (“Kernel Address Isolation to have Side-channels Efficiently Removed”). This ...

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'Potentially hazardous' asteroid the size of the Burj Khalifa is heading towards Earth at 67000mph – Daily Mail

The 2002 AJ129 asteroid has been classed a ‘potentially hazardous’ by Nasa It will fly past on 4th February at speeds of 67,000mph (107,826kmh) This makes it nearly 15 times faster than the world’s quickest manned aircraft By Phoebe Weston For Mailonline Published: 09:22 EST, 17 January 2018 | Updated: 10:29 EST, 17 January 2018 A gigantic asteroid which is ...

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Watch the amazing moment a 'rare' meteor burst across the night sky over Michigan – Washington Post

A meteor flared over Michigan on Jan. 16, exploding with enough force to register as the equivalent of a 2.0 magnitude earthquake, the U.S. Geological Survey confirmed. (Taylor Turner/The Washington Post) Thunder and lightning? Some sort of midair explosion? An enemy airstrike? With a rumble that shook the Earth, a bright burst of light illuminated the sky over southeastern Michigan ...

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North, South Korea to march together under one flag at Winter Olympics – CNN

The nations have also agreed to form a joint North and South Korean women’s ice hockey team for the Games in Pyeongchang, which begin early next month, South Korea’s unification ministry said. The unification ministry announced a range of joint activities between the countries for the Games, following talks Wednesday at the demilitarized zone (DMZ). North and South Korean skiers ...

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Police suspect suicide in death of Washington State quarterback Tyler Hilinski – Washington Post

Tyler Hilinski was expected to be Washington State’s starting quarterback next season. (Denis Poroy/AP) Police in Pullman, Wash., from The Post: Doctor says President Trump is 6 feet 3, 239 pounds, and the Internet has so many athlete comparisons LeBron James rips President Trump as he praises America and legacy of MLK Chris Paul led a raid on the Clippers’ ...

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Google's art app is now top of iOS and Android download charts thanks to its viral selfies – The Verge

It’s amazing what a powerful driver human curiosity can be. Just look at Google’s noble-minded but pretty unexciting Google Arts & Cultureapp — overlooked by most until it launched a feature last week that let users match their selfies to faces in famous artworks. Now, since at least this weekend onwards, it’s been riding high as the most-downloaded free app ...

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