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FORMER PRESIDENT GEORGE H.W. BUSH ACCUSED OF SEXUAL ASSAULT For touching an actress from behind while they were posing for a photo. Bush’s office issued an apology acknowledging the former president “has patted women’s rears in what he intended to be a good-natured manner,” and because he uses a wheelchair, “his arm falls on the lower waist of people with whom he takes pictures.” A second actress has also come forward. [HuffPost]
MULTIPLE WOMEN HAVE ACCUSED A VETERAN POLITICAL JOURNALIST OF SEXUAL HARASSMENT Mark Halperin, known for “Game Change” and “Double Down,” has been accused of sexual harassment from the ’90s to the mid-2000s during his tenure at ABC News. [HuffPost]
WHEN FOUR FORMER GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS WALK INTO A BAR... And tell HuffPost Editor-In-Chief Lydia Polgreen why they left the Trump administration, things like “I became concerned that I’d be window-dressing for corruption” come up. [HuffPost]
‘I WAS BLIND AND COMPLICIT AND JUST, LIKE, DID NOTHING’ The New Republic staffers shared stories of sexual harassment and inappropriate behavior by the magazine’s longtime literary editor Leon Wieseltier. [HuffPost]
DEMOCRATS ARE SO NERVOUS ABOUT TRUMP AND NORTH KOREA That they’re pitching a bill to slow down any potential military action. [HuffPost]
JULIAN ASSANGE: WIKILEAKS REJECTED REQUEST FROM TRUMP-LINKED RESEARCH FIRM About the infamous Hillary Clinton emails. [HuffPost]
CHECK OUT HUFFPOST’S ‘I AM AN AMERICAN’ INTERACTIVE How do you define yourself? [HuffPost]
TURNS OUT FORMER PRESIDENT GEORGE W. BUSH Is no longer persona non grata among Democrats. [HuffPost]
WOULD YOU LET AMAZON UNLOCK YOUR DOOR To deliver packages inside your home with their new Amazon Key feature? [HuffPost]
WE CANNOT BELIEVE HOW ADORABLE The way that these grandparents wish their granddaughter a good day at work every day is. [HuffPost]
DO YOU HAVE 2018 TRAVEL PLANS To the top city on Lonely Planet’s travel bucket list? (Also, anyone having an existential crisis that 2018 is in 67 days? Anyone?) [HuffPost]
IN AN ASHLEY FEINBERG CLASSIC She sleuths down whether this is Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner’s *ahem* anniversary playlist. [HuffPost]
BEFORE YOU GO
Marilyn Manson has cut ties with his bassist Jeordie White after rape allegations were leveled against him.
The FBI revealed the Newtown shooter may have had an interest in pedophilia.
These teenage girls survived to tell what it was like to have Boko Haram strap suicide bombs to them.
At least 12 people have been hospitalized in Queens, New York, for the deadly waterborne Legionnaires’ disease.
Tony Goldwyn says he was sexually harassed as a young actor in Hollywood.
Southern California is breaking all kinds of heat records, and experts are concerned.
Former Vice President Joe Biden opened up about losing his son and whether he’s running for president in his latest interview.
He and Lady Gaga also launched a new PSA that voices their support for sexual assault survivors.
“Our backyard has become a graveyard.”
Ronald Reagan’s son is calling for the impeachment of the president.
Rohingyas are suffering “on a catastrophic scale.” Here’s how to help.
Meet the endangered species further threatened by the recent spate of natural disasters.
Turns out the interior secretary’s flag-flying ritual is breaking the rules.
More brands are refusing to work with Terry Richardson.
We love how this woman is “chinning” her way around the world.
All your favorite movies, just with a millennial twist.
Katie Holmes’ pixie cut made us do a double take.
As Vulture put it: “If you want to date a celebrity, just get a job at ‘SNL.’”
Does it get cuter than babies in Halloween costumes?
- This article originally appeared on HuffPost.