Tosca Musk, Elon’s sister, has a business venture of her own — and it’s all about romance and female sexuality

Atlanta, Georgia CNN  —  Tosca Musk strides onto the red carpet at a Regal Cinemas, statuesque in a white pant suit and glistening burgundy silk top. A hush comes over a group gathered outside the theater’s doors. Some whip out cell phones and start recording her every move. It’s a chilly October night in Atlanta, … Read more

Disney World arrest: A fugitive from New York was caught after a federal inspector spotted him while on vacation in Florida

CNN — Federal official Jeff Andre was vacationing at Walt Disney World’s Animal Kingdom near Orlando last month when he spotted a man who looked familiar. The man looked like 31-year-old Quashon Burton, who authorities say fled to New York last November after allegedly using fraudulent documents to get coronavirus relief aid. A criminal complaint … Read more

These are the women expected to testify against Harvey Weinstein at his second sexual assault trial

CNN  —  Reporting five years ago on Harvey Weinstein’s alleged sexual abuse spurred women to speak publicly about their own experiences with sexual violence in what became known as the #MeToo movement. Now, in a Los Angeles courtroom, eight women are set to testify in a trial altogether similar to the one that led to … Read more

Harvey Weinstein goes on trial in Los Angeles on charges of rape and sexual assault

CNN  —  Two years after his conviction on rape and sexual assault charges, disgraced movie producer Harvey Weinstein is again set to go on trial on similar charges in Los Angeles. Weinstein, 70, has pleaded not guilty to charges including four counts of rape, four counts of forcible oral copulation, sexual penetration by force and … Read more

JD.com’s billionaire founder settles rape lawsuit two days before planned US trial

Editor’s note: A version of this story appears in CNN’s news bulletin Meanwhile in China, a tri-weekly update exploring what you need to know about the country’s rise and its impact on the world. Register here. CNN — A Chinese billionaire and a former University of Minnesota student who accused him of rape have reached … Read more

GOP congressional candidate said US suffered from women’s suffrage and praised organization trying to repeal 19th Amendment

CNN — A Michigan candidate for the US House, backed by former President Donald Trump, once opposed giving women the right to vote, arguing that America has ‘suffered’ since suffrage women. John Gibbs, who defeated an incumbent Republican who voted to impeach Trump in the primary, also made comments in the early 2000s praising an … Read more

A ‘big deal’ or a ‘waste of time’? Inside the ‘unkillable’ tradition of debutante balls

At debutante balls held across Australia each year, girls wear long white dresses and are presented to their communities. Supporters say these balls give young women a chance to shine, while critics say they are sexist and outdated. So why are deb balls still a thing? Picture this — it’s early on a Friday night and … Read more

After Depp, Heard verdict, Me Too founder says movement can’t be stopped

CNN Business  —  For weeks, the countless takes, tweets, and TikToks about actor Johnny Depp’s defamation trial against Amber Heard have been inescapable. It was hard to ignore the fierce online embrace of Depp or the vitriol directed at Heard. It became clear that the trial wasn’t just about which Hollywood actor was to be … Read more

Hollywood Feminists’ Deafening Silence on Amber Heard

After a highly publicized seven-week trial, a jury found Aquaman Actress Amber Heard guilty of defamation against her ex-husband, actor Johnny Depp, on Wednesday for a Washington Post editorial in which she spoke about her experiences of domestic violence. Depp was awarded $15 million in damages ($10.35 million given the state’s punitive damages cap) and … Read more