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Ashley Judd, Rosanna Arquette and others react to Weinstein verdict

Ashley Judd, Rosanna Arquette and others react to Weinstein verdict

Hollywood was at the forefront of the Harvey Weinstein trial and on Monday many in the industry reacted to his verdict. The disgraced film producer was found guilty of committing a criminal sex act in the first degree involving one woman and rape in the third degree involving another woman. A New York jury acquitted…MORE

Me Too founder hopes Weinstein trial is cathartic for his accusers

Me Too founder hopes Weinstein trial is cathartic for his accusers

The founder of the Me Too movement has said she hopes Harvey Weinstein’s accusers experienced catharsis from his rape trial, and slammed remarks made by the disgraced movie mogul’s defense team as “vile.” Tarana Burke said she had gotten to know some of Weinstein’s accusers over the past several years. Speaking to The Brief’s Bianca…MORE

Lundi Gras 2020: Here’s live coverage from the WDSU team

It’s Lundi Gras Day and there’s plenty of Carnival fun around the metro.The WDSU team is roving around checking on the celebrations ahead of the official arrival of Zulu and Rex royalty.Check out the livestream to watch coverage from Woldenberg Park at the 27th annual Zulu Lundi Gras festival.WDSU will also be giving viewers a…MORE

Time’s Up says Weinstein verdict ‘marks a new era of justice’

Time’s Up says Weinstein verdict ‘marks a new era of justice’

Time’s Up has applauded the conviction of disgraced movie producer Harvey Weinstein, saying the moment “marks a new era of justice” in a statement released following Monday’s verdict. “This trial — and the jury’s decision today — marks a new era of justice, not just for the Silence Breakers, who spoke out at great personal…MORE

Coronavirus is fast becoming an ‘economic pandemic’

Coronavirus is fast becoming an ‘economic pandemic’

The emergence of hundreds of coronavirus cases in two major economies outside China has dashed hopes of a speedy recovery from an epidemic that has already wreaked havoc on global supply chains and hit company profits. The number of infections in South Korea, a major producer of cars, electronics and machinery, has shot up to…MORE

A heat wave in Antarctica melted 20% of an island’s snow in 9 days

A heat wave in Antarctica melted 20% of an island’s snow in 9 days

A nine-day heat wave scorched Antarctica’s northern tip earlier this month. New NASA images reveal that nearly a quarter of an Antarctic island’s snow cover melted in that time — an increasingly common symptom of the climate crisis. The images show Eagle Island on the northeastern peninsula of the icy continent at the start and…MORE

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