• Uber fires 20 employees following harassment probe
Uber fires 20 employees following harassment probe

Neither the fired workers' identities nor their roles with the company were revealed. Fowler, who now works at Stripe, called out Uber board member Arianna Huffington and Uber's Chief of Human Resources Liane Hornsey's repeated denials of "systemic" sexual harassment problems within the company.

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  • Stephen Colbert predicts Trump impeachment at the Tony Awards
Stephen Colbert predicts Trump impeachment at the Tony Awards

As for the show, " Dear Evan Hansen " won the award for best new musical . Benji Pasek, who is Jewish, and Justin Paul also won for best book, best orchestrations and best original score . Kevin Spacey and the cast of Dear Evan Hansen perform at the 71st annual Tony Awards on Sunday, June 11, 2017, in NY. "For Michael Aronov and I to win i...

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  • Usher reveals why he missed Ariana's One Love Manchester concert
Usher reveals why he missed Ariana's One Love Manchester concert

One was Grande's highly talked-about performance of her song " My Everything " with the local Parrs Wood High School choir. Her powerfully charged performance resonated most in the hearts of those watching in the stadium and at home. Following the events of May 22, Ariana returned to the United Kingdom to visit with survivors recovering in hospit...

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  • Manuel Noriega, former Panamanian dictator and drug trafficker, dead at 83
Manuel Noriega, former Panamanian dictator and drug trafficker, dead at 83

The invasion ordered by President George H.W. Bush brought an end to his career of money-laundering and dug smuggling, in which he worked with traffickers like Colombian Pablo Escobar. would sign the Panama Canal Treaty, returning control to Panama. It was just months before Noriega would surrender power amid a US military operation against his gov...

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  • Gilman grad wins Tony Award for lighting design of 'The Great Comet'
Gilman grad wins Tony Award for lighting design of 'The Great Comet'

Best leading actress in a musical: Bette Midler , Hello, Dolly! Oslo , a behind-the-scenes story of the Israeli-Palestinian peace talks, won a much-deserved Tony for best play and Cynthia Nixon (of Sex and the City ) took the Tony for her role in The Little Foxes , a revival of the great Lillian Hellman play.

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  • GOP's pursuit of health care overhaul comes with risks
GOP's pursuit of health care overhaul comes with risks

The rollback of Obamacare's Medicaid expansion has been a point of contention in the repeal talks on Capitol Hill because some Republican governors accepted the federal expansion money starting in 2014 and want it to keep flowing now that their Medicaid programs are covering more people.

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  • Republicans are taking a big political risk on health care
Republicans are taking a big political risk on health care

The Obama administration made adjustments to its regulations for short-term insurance plans as more people enrolled in them as an alternative to ACA exchange plans. Today, Medicaid is a state and federal partnership where the federal government sets core requirements for Medicaid and states administer the program; financing for Medicaid is sh...

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  • Cosby defense rests after calling one witness
Cosby defense rests after calling one witness

Then the jury will begin to deliberate.After his publicist said Friday that the door wasn't closed on Cosby testifying in his own defense, Cosby slammed the door shut for good on Monday, declaring that he would not testify in his own defense.Judge Steven T.

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  • WWE rumors: Brock Lesnar vs. Samoa Joe a one-off title match
WWE rumors: Brock Lesnar vs. Samoa Joe a one-off title match

WWE fans haven't praised the match over the past few months. However, when it comes to the match, this is just Brock Lesnar starting his journey to " WrestleMania 34" next year. The juggernauts' Universal Title clash at the debut WWE Great Balls of Fire pay-per-view event is still weeks away, but someone's going to get burned tonight.

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  • Newtown families upset by interview with conspiracy theorist
Newtown families upset by interview with conspiracy theorist

NEW YORK (AP ) — Megyn Kelly defended her decision to feature " InfoWars " host Alex Jones on her NBC newsmagazine despite taking heat Monday from families of Sandy Hook shooting victims and other7/87/8s, saying it's her job to "shine a light" on newsmakers.

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  • Forbes crowns Sean 'Diddy' Combs as highest-paid entertainer
Forbes crowns Sean 'Diddy' Combs as highest-paid entertainer

The rapper sat at No. 22 in 2016, so we'd say his entrepreneurial mindset is on point. This year was her second-highest earning of her career, Forbes noted, and can be attributed to her Formation World Tour as well as the release of her album, Lemonade .

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  • 'Hello, Dolly!' star Midler says she's 'stunned' by warmth of Broadway community
'Hello, Dolly!' star Midler says she's 'stunned' by warmth of Broadway community

Left: Kevin Spacey , from left, Michael Kelly and Robin Wright appear as their characters from " House of Cards " as they present Lin-Manuel Miranda with the envelope for best musical at the 71st annual Tony Awards on Sunday, June 11, 2017, in NY.

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  • Tony Awards 2017: Dear Evan Hansen dominates with six wins
Tony Awards 2017: Dear Evan Hansen dominates with six wins

Tonys host Kevin Spacey kicked off the telecast with a comedic medley of the best musical nominees - including " Come From Away ". And when that star is Bette Midler , just assume that goes double for her . Michael Aronov was a surprise victor in the featured actor category for his kinetic performance as an Israeli negotiator in " Oslo ...

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  • 'Dear Evan Hansen': 5 things to know about the Tony-winning musical
'Dear Evan Hansen': 5 things to know about the Tony-winning musical

She's a Tony Award-winner. Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical: Ben Platt , " Dear Evan Hansen ". He had this inspiring message to young people out there: "The things that make you unusual are the things that make you powerful".

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"'Oslo" Takes Tony Award For Best New Play

King wasn't the only Baltimore-area native up for recognition at the 2017 Tony Awards - Andy Karl, who grew up in Timonium and attended Towson High School, was nominated for best leading actor in a musical for " Groundhog Day ". Like many other winners, he made a pitch for the National Endowment for the Arts, which is facing funding cuts under ...

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  • Dear Evan Hansen Wins Best Musical at Tony Awards
Dear Evan Hansen Wins Best Musical at Tony Awards

Here's a gallery of images from inside Radio City Music Hall. Nixon was named best featured actress in a play for a revival of Lillian Hellman's " The Little Foxes ", about a greedy southern family's underhanded business practices. Michael Aronov was a surprise victor in the featured actor category for his kinetic performance as an Israeli neg...

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  • Duchess of Cambridge visits London Bridge attack victims
Duchess of Cambridge visits London Bridge attack victims

In total, 14 people were admitted to the hospital after the atrocity on Saturday June 3, predominantly suffering from stab wounds. The duchess met about eight of the staff who worked on the evening of the attack, including doctors, nurses, support staff and porters.

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  • Local man wins Tony Award for work on
Local man wins Tony Award for work on "Hello Dolly!"

Living up to her bawdy reputation, Midler delivered a speech laced with mild profanity to the star-laden audience at Radio City Music Hall, chastising the orchestra as its music welled when she spoke at length. Kevin Kline won Best Actor (Play) for " Present Laughter ". Best director went to Rebecca Taichman for " Indecent ". "Surprising wi...

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  • Cosby defense rests after calling only 1 witness
Cosby defense rests after calling only 1 witness

Cosby has pleaded not guilty to three charges of aggravated indecent assault. Camille Cosby - the comedian's wife of more than 50 years - was in the courthouse Monday for the first time, after a week of conspicuous absence. The Associated Press does not typically identify people who say they are victims of sexual assault unless they grant p...

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  • Lebanon might ban new 'Wonder Woman' because of star's Israeli heritage
Lebanon might ban new 'Wonder Woman' because of star's Israeli heritage

Disappointingly, Wonder Woman turns out to be another expensive exercise in high-tempo homogeneity, indistinguishable from other Marvel and DC Comics cash cows during the protracted special effects sequences. Several months ago, an anonymous someone claiming to be an insider called the film a " disjointed disaster ", leading to fears that maybe...

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