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Bill Cosby arrives for a pretrial hearing in his sexual assault case at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa., Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2016. He is charged with sexually assaulting one woman in 2004, but prosecutors are hoping to call 13 other accusers to testify at his spring trial. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
December 14, 2016 - 3:16 pm
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Bill Cosby's lawyers on Wednesday attacked what they called "vague, remote and often inconsistent" allegations from a slew of women whom prosecutors are seeking to call as witnesses at his sexual assault trial next year. Lawyers for the 79-year-old actor and comedian asked a...
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Bill Cosby arrives for a pretrial hearing in his sexual assault case at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa., Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2016. He is charged with sexually assaulting one woman in 2004, but prosecutors are hoping to call 13 other accusers to testify at his spring trial. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
December 14, 2016 - 12:44 pm
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Prosecutors are trying Bill Cosby for an alleged 2004 sexual assault only so that a "bandwagon" of women can pursue old, unsubstantiated claims that the 79-year-old comedian drugged and assaulted them, a defense lawyer said in court Wednesday. Lawyer Brian McMonagle asked a...
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FILE - In this Sept. 22, 2014 file photo, singer Jackie Evancho poses for a portrait in New York. “America’s Got Talent” star Evancho will sing the national anthem at Donald Trump’s inauguration on Jan. 20, she and the Trump camp said Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2016. (Photo by Drew Gurian/Invision/AP, File)
December 14, 2016 - 10:46 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — "America's Got Talent" star Jackie Evancho will sing the national anthem at Donald Trump's inauguration on Jan. 20. The 16-year-old Evancho said Wednesday on NBC's "Today," ''I'm so excited. It's going to be awesome." Trump's communications director for the inaugural committee...
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December 13, 2016 - 11:00 pm
Patti Smith explains Dylan lyric flub in candid essay
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