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    USC Reaches $215 Million Settlement Over Gynecologist Abuse Allegations

    Editor's note: This story describes graphic allegations of sexual abuse.

    The University of Southern California says it has reached a tentative class action settlement agreement worth $215 million over allegations of sexual harassment and abuse by a gynecologist who used to work at its student health center.

    Approximately 500 current and former students have accused gynecologist George Tyndall of misconduct, according to The Associated Press.

  • South Korean Women Fight Back Against Spy Cams In Public Bathrooms

    Last winter, when Chung Soo-young saw a man rushing out of the women's restroom at a chain coffee shop in downtown Seoul, the first thing she did was to scan all stalls in search of a hidden camera. Like many other South Korean women, Chung, 26, constantly worries that she could be secretly...
  • Spy Bosses Warn Of Foreign Interference As Feds Unseal New Russia Charges

    Updated at 5:24 p.m. ET The U.S. government warned about the continued threat of foreign interference on Friday as it unsealed a new criminal complaint against a Russian woman described as the paymistress for Moscow's program of information war — a scheme targeting next month's...

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Composer's Datebook

  • Every composer who enters a competition hopes to get a letter like this one, which showed up in the Boston mailbox of George Whitefield Chadwick in 1894:

  • In 1958, the state of Minnesota was celebrating its centennial, and decided to commission a symphony in honor of the occasion.

  • By the mid-1940s, the famous American bandleader Paul Whiteman was not as popular as he once was during the 20s and 30s.