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  1. 'This has gone too far,' says defiant Tavis Smiley after PBS suspends his show for 'misconduct'


    PBS is "indefinitely" suspending distribution of the late-night talk show "Tavis Smiley" after multiple misconduct allegations emerged against the show's 53-year-old host, PBS announced Wednesday.

  2. Even post-Weinstein, 'Baby, It's Cold Outside' is extremely popular

    Music & Concerts

    Gifts are wrapped, halls are decked and people are on Twitter calling Baby, It's Cold Outside a "sexual predator anthem." It's a holiday tradition for the social media age.

  3. Mario Batali on leave from 'The Chew' and restaurant empire after sexual harassment allegations


    In the wake of the Harvey Weinstein story, chef and television personality Mario Batali offered up his views on how to combat sexual harassment in the workplace for an Oct. 30 video for Fast Company.

  4. Beyonce presents Kaepernick with SI's Muhammad Ali Award


    NEW YORK — Beyonce presented Colin Kaepernick with Sports Illustrated's Muhammad Ali Legacy Award on Tuesday night, and Kaepernick promised that "with or without the NFL's platform, I will continue to work for the people."

  5. 10 gifts for $10 or less on Central Avenue in St. Petersburg

    Pop Culture

    You can soon be done with your holiday shopping after less than an hour on Central Avenue in downtown St. Petersburg.

  6. That time Shia LaBeouf tried to join a Tampa Bay Undeground Film Festival ...


    For a few bewildering days, R. Presley Stephens thought his Tampa Bay Underground Film Festival would welcome a notorious celebrity.

    Movie still from Garage Rocking Craze.
  7. It's official. Prince Harry and Meghan Markle pose for photos after announcing engagement (w/video)


    LONDON — Prince Harry, fifth in line to the British throne, will marry American actress Meghan Markle in the spring, royal officials announced Monday, confirming months of speculation.

    In this photo taken from video Britain's Prince Harry and Meghan Markle talk about their engagement during an interview in London, Monday, Nov. 27, 2017. [Pool photo via AP]
  8. Backstreet Boys' Nick Carter accused of rape in 2002 by Melissa Schuman


    NEW YORK — Nick Carter says he's "shocked and saddened" by accusations made by a singer who said he raped her about 15 years ago.

    This May 24, 2010 file photo shows Nick Carter of the Backstreet Boys performing on CBS News' "The Early Show" in New York. A singer has accused Carter of raping her in 2002. [Associated Press]
  9. Country artist Mel Tillis, who traced success to Plant City youth, dead at 85


    Before Mel Tillis achieved stardom, writing songs recorded by hundreds of Nashville artists and embracing the stutter that became his trademark, he was a young man fresh out of the Air Force struggling to land a spot in a Plant City talent show.

    Mel Tillis performs at the Oklahoma Twister Relief Concert at the Gaylord Family-Oklahoma Memorial Stadium in Norman, Okla., in this 2013 photo. Tillis, the longtime country star who wrote hits for Kenny Rogers, Ricky Skaggs and many others, and overcame a stutter to sing on dozens of his own singles, has died. [Photo by Alonzo Adams/Invision/AP, File]
  10. Famed London theater received 20 allegations against Kevin Spacey


    LONDON — London's Old Vic theater said Thursday it has received 20 allegations of actions that spanned "a range of inappropriate behavior" against Kevin Spacey, its former artistic director.

    Kevin Spacey arrives at the 71st annual Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall in New York in June. The sexual harassment and assault allegations against Harvey Weinstein that rocked Hollywood and sparked a flurry of allegations in other American industries, as well as the political arena, are reaching far beyond U.S. borders. Emboldened by the women, and men, who have spoken up, the "Weinstein Effect" is rippling across the globe. London was for many years a base for actor Spacey, who served as artistic director of the Old Vic theater from 2004 until 2015. The allegations of sexual harassment that have surfaced in recent weeks, including some during his tenure at the Old Vic, have cast a pall over his tenure. [Evan Agostini | Invision/AP]