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Recent articles by Maria:

Ruth Bader Ginsburg becomes first woman to lie in state: 8 other strides she made for women

As Ginsburg becomes first woman to lie in state, here are 8 other strides she made for women. → Read More

'The whole world is watching': Britney Spears battles father to open up conservatorship case

Britney Spears says in court documents the "whole world" should be able to see her battle with father over her conservatorship case. → Read More

Adult film star Ron Jeremy faces additional sex-crime charges involving 13 more women

Los Angeles prosecutors filed 20 charges against Ron Jeremy, bringing the total to 17 women the adult film actor is accused of raping or assaulting. → Read More

'What a fool I was': First lady's ex-best friend tells all in revenge book 'Melania & Me'

Stephanie Winston Wolkoff, close friend of first lady Melania Trump, has a new book detailing how she believes she was betrayed by woman she "loved." → Read More

Duchess Meghan interviews Gloria Steinem in casual backyard chat; pups Guy and Pula join in

Duchess Meghan's latest online appearance features her interviewing Gloria Steinem as her two dogs pant at her feet. → Read More

Oscar winner Roman Polanski loses his bid for Academy reinstatement

Oscar winner Roman Polanksi's ouster from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has been upheld by a judge. His lawyer says he won't appeal. → Read More

Thumbs down! Male film critics still far outnumber female – and too few are people of color

Since 2007, San Diego State University has tracked the gender and diversity of the nation's film critics, but a new report finds little change. Again. → Read More

Lori Loughlin, husband Mossimo Giannulli sentenced to prison in college admissions scandal

Lori Loughlin and husband Mossimo Giannulli hear their fate when they are sentenced Aug. 21 under the terms of their separate plea deals. → Read More

Britney Spears seeks to drop father Jamie Spears as sole conservator of her estate

The long, twisty case of Britney Spears' conservatorship took another turn with word she wants to drop her father as sole guardian of her estate. → Read More

New Cuba Gooding Jr. accuser says in lawsuit actor raped her in NY hotel in 2013

Cuba Gooding Jr., facing misdemeanor groping charges in New York, now is the target of a federal lawsuit alleging he raped a woman in 2013 in city hotel. → Read More

Just call her 'Queen Lucy': PBS looks at royal photo albums with quirky British historian Lucy Worsley

Call her "Queen" Lucy Worsley. Britain's quirkiest historian examines royal photo albums for PBS, and dresses up as the queen for her 1953 coronation. → Read More

R. Kelly's alleged 'friends' charged in plot to threaten, bribe accusers; lawyer denies involvement

Federal prosecutors in Brooklyn charged three men with plot to threaten or bribe R. Kelly's accusers. Kelly's lawyer says he is "not involved." → Read More

Cuba Gooding Jr. wears 'Black Lives Matter' mask at groping case court appearance

Wearing a mask with "Black Lives Matter" on the inside, Cuba Gooding Jr. was in court for first hearing since the pandemic delayed his groping case. → Read More

'It's good to be home': Duchess Meghan leads interview on fixing race, gender issues in newsrooms

The former Meghan Markle interviewed the head of new online publication The 19th about how to improve newsrooms on race and gender issues. → Read More

Prince Harry and Duchess Meghan move to Santa Barbara County, where Oprah is a neighbor

Harry and Meghan have moved into their fourth home since January, in Santa Barbara County where Oprah and other celebs have luxury estates. → Read More

'Finding Freedom' tells Harry and Meghan's reasons for flight: 'Blindsided' by racism, tabloid coverage

Prince Harry and Duchess Meghan of Sussex say they did not cooperate in the book about them, "Finding Freedom." But it reads as if they did. → Read More

Goodbye, 'Movie Mike': Former USA TODAY film critic Mike Clark dies at 73

Mike Clark, the former USA TODAY film critic, died July 31 after a fall and a battle with liver disease. → Read More

Are you worried about your elderly parents? 8 tips to help seniors stay mentally acute in isolation

The elderly already face high risks from COVID-19. So how can you help your loved ones stay mentally and emotionally stimulated in isolation? → Read More

On National Lipstick Day, are face masks leading us to kiss the cosmetic goodbye?

Will lipstick become irrelevant in the era of face masks? A killer virus is affecting yet another aspect of lifestyle and well-being. → Read More

Harry & Meghan: New book excerpts describe her tears after palace scolding over a necklace

Meghan Markle was in tears about a palace scolding over a necklace she wore, says a book excerpt in People magazine. → Read More