Janice Dickinson told a jury at Bill Cosby’s sexual assault retrial that the comedian drugged and raped her in 1982. The “world’s first supermodel” was one of five additional accusers to testify. “I didn’t consent to this. Here was ‘America’s Dad,’ on top of me,” she said.
Richard Starkey, better known as Ringo Starr, has become the second member of The Beatles to be knighted, after Sir Paul McCartney. Ringo, who was honored for “services to music,” said, “It means recognition for the things we've done. I was really pleased to accept this."
Conor McGregor was arrested and charged with assault and criminal mischief after crashing a pre-fight press event and leaving fighter Michael Chiesa hospitalized. The blowup happened after the UFC stripped the fighter of his lightweight belt to allow a new champ to be crowned.
Edie Falco ('The Sopranos,' 'Nurse Jackie') is receiving rave reviews for her role in the just-released romantic drama ‘Outside In’. Falco plays a middle-aged high school teacher trapped in her job and marriage helping a former student and ex-con transition back into society.
Activist for girls’ education and the world’s youngest Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai has returned to Pakistan for the first time since being attacked by Taliban militants in 2012. Now 20, she is attending Oxford and is visiting her home country to meet with its prime minister.
Ecuador suspended internet access for Julian Assange for concern he was harming its relationships with the UK and Europe. The WikiLeaks founder received Ecuadorian citizenship and has lived in the country’s London Embassy since 2012 to avoid deportation to the U.S.
Prince Charles plans to declare Camilla Parker Bowles, his second wife with whom he had a long affair while married to Princess Diana, Queen of England upon his ascension to the throne, a source told The Daily Beast. The palace says Bowles will be “Princess Consort.”
In a Fox TV special, O.J. Simpson gave a “hypothetical” account of how he and his friend Charlie murdered Nicole Brown Simpson and Ronald Goldman. “I took the knife from Charlie...after that, I don’t remember...I’m standing there and there’s all kinda stuff around. Blood and stuff.”
Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren said that she isn't running for president in 2020 and refused to take a DNA test to confirm her Native American heritage claim, saying “I never used it for anything.” President Trump has repeatedly referred to Warren as “Pocahontas.”
Six months after her fourth-term election as Germany’s chancellor, political deadlock ended as the ruling Social Democratic Party voted to renew a coalition with Angela Merkel’s Christian Democrats. The SDP’s victory was in part backlash against Merkel's liberal immigration policy.
Frances McDormand won best actress for ‘Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri,’ her second Oscar. "I have two words to leave with you tonight, ladies and gentlemen: inclusion rider," she said in yet another nod to the #MeToo movement and diversity.