The Oscars: More Reasons to Love J-Law

Jennifer Lawrence was in fine form at the 90th Academy Awards. The actress was spotted taking a creative shortcut to her seat—all while holding a full glass of wine. She climbed over the back of another a chair while making her way to her spot at the Oscars. The Red Sparrow, who wore a gold…

via Jennifer Lawrence Was Peak Jennifer Lawrence at the Oscars — TIME

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Westchester County: WNBA Liberty’s New Home

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) – The New York Liberty women’s basketball team is heading for a new home. The WNBA team is leaving the city and will now play in Westchester County. As CBS2’s Dick Brennan reported, the move has some young hoopsters fired up. The New Rochelle Junior Huegonats playing at Albert Leonard Middle…

via WNBA’s New York Liberty Will Soon Call Westchester County Home — CBS New York

TIME: Schumer, McConnell: Immigration Deal Looks Unlikely

WASHINGTON — The Senate’s two top leaders put on a show of camaraderie as their chamber launched its immigration debate, but also laid down markers underscoring how hard it will be to reach a deal that can move through Congress. “We really do get along, despite what you read in the press,” Senate Minority Leader…

via Chuck Schumer and Mitch McConnell Predict a Tough Road Ahead for an Immigration Deal — TIME

Most Not Excellent Childhood Abuse Revealed

Orion The effect of the #MeToo movement in Hollywood seems to truly be making a difference for some who have long felt silenced. It’s also helped shine light on abuses outside of sexual harassment and assault, given a chance at relief for many others. Alex Winter of Bill And Ted and The Lost Boys fame…

via ‘Bill And Ted’ Star Alex Winter Opens Up About Being Sexually Abused As A Child Actor — UPROXX

2004 Nassar Victim Apologized To, Michigan Police Dropped Charges

(DETROIT) — A police department in the Lansing, Michigan, area missed an opportunity to pursue criminal charges in 2004 against Larry Nassar and will publicly apologize to the victim who accused the doctor of molesting her during treatment for an abnormal spine, an official said Wednesday. Meridian Township will make the apology Thursday to Brianne…

via Michigan Police Will Apologize to a Larry Nassar Victim For Dropping a 2004 Molestation Charge — TIME

House Sexual Harassment Bill Falls Short of Transparency

(CNN)In the wake of a string of scandals, House Republicans and Democrats unveiled legislation to overhaul the process of investigating sexual harassment claims on Capitol Hill, but their bill weakens the authority of the independent entity currently probing lawmakers’ behavior, according to outside ethics watchdogs. The bill could also make it harder for the public […]

via House sexual harassment bill promises transparency but cuts out ethics watchdog: — redlegagenda

Third Day of Governemnt Shutdown: AP / CBS News

WASHINGTON (CBSNewYork/AP) — The government shutdown enters a third day Monday after the Senate failed to reach an agreement to reopen federal agencies. The Senate scheduled a vote Monday to advance a bill that would extend government funding through Feb. 8. “We have yet to reach an agreement on a path forward that would be agreeable…

via Government Shutdown Enters Third Day As Senate Sets Key Vote — CBS New York