A civil lawsuit accusing hip hop producer Russell Simmons of rape has been dismissed. Four other women have claimed Simmons raped them, with several others asserting sexual misconduct dating back to 1983. He has denied all accusations.
A part of the famed American political dynasty, Joseph P. Kennedy became the latest member of his family to win public office in 2012. He won a seat to the U.S. House of Representatives, taking over for the retiring Barney Frank.