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Recent articles by Maria:

Bill Cosby loses honorary degree from University of Missouri after mistrial

Cosby lost scores of honors in last two years but University of Missouri took its time and acted only after a mistrial was declared at Cosby's criminal trial. → Read More

Bill Cosby plans to lecture teens about avoiding sexual-assault accusations

Publicist says comedian wants to to warn them of dangers of → Read More

Bill Cosby plans to lecture teens about avoiding sexual-assault accusations

Would you send your teenager to a public lecture by Bill Cosby about sexual assault and how to avoid being accused? → Read More

Bill Cosby plans to lecture teens about avoiding sexual-assault accusations

Cosby's publicist says he wants to warn athletes about avoiding assault accusations stemming from 'partying' and doing 'certain things' they shouldn't. → Read More

Murray Energy sues John Oliver, HBO over coal-industry story

Murray Energy: Oliver and HBO knowingly broadcast false and defamatory comments Sunday during 'Last Week Tonight' segment on coal industry. → Read More

Ariel Winter attacks tabloid's 'trash' story about her boyfriend

No, Ariel Winter says, she doesn't pay Levi Meaden to take care of her. No matter what tabloid headlines say. → Read More

Reports: Kim Kardashian and Kanye West hire a surrogate to carry 3rd baby

North and Saint may be getting a new sibling! Kim Kardashian and Kanye West have hired a surrogate to carry Baby No. 3. → Read More

Is Queen Elizabeth's hat a Brexit diss? Twitter has hilarious theories

Is that the European Union flag she's wearing on her head? Much Twitter twaddle about the 'meaning' of the queen's hat, but sometimes a hat is just a hat. → Read More

Bill Cosby trial: How did a mistrial happen? And what comes next?

Legal experts explain why Cosby sex-assault case ended in mistrial and what happens now. → Read More

Bill Cosby trial: How did a mistrial happen? And what comes next?

Legal experts explain why Cosby sex-assault case ended in mistrial and what happens now. → Read More

Cosby trial judge rejects mistrial, jury to resume deliberating on Saturday

The Bill Cosby jury suspended deliberations after another day without a verdict. The jury will resume deliberations Saturday. → Read More

Bill Cosby judge asks 'deadlocked' jury to keep trying for a verdict

Nerves fray on Day 9 as jury struggles for verdict in Cosby sex-assault case. → Read More

Bill Cosby trial Day 8: Jury breaks for night after third day of no verdict

Jury returns to hotel after another 12-hour day of deliberating Bill Cosby's fate. → Read More

Cosby trial Day 7: Waiting for the jury's verdict

After initial four hours on Monday night, Cosby jury resumed deliberations on Tuesday, Day 7 of the comedian's sex-assault trial. He could get years in prison if convicted. → Read More

Bill Cosby trial Day 6: Jury deliberations begin

Bill Cosby opts against testifying at his trial; defense rests after calling one witness. → Read More

First lady Melania Trump, son Barron officially move into the White House

Nearly five months after POTUS moved into the White House, his wife and son have joined him full time. → Read More

Bill Cosby trial Day 5: Expert on sex-crime victims describes how they react

Prosecutors called expert witness to explain why victims fail to immediately report crime. → Read More

Bill Cosby trial Day 4: His words in years-old deposition to take spotlight

The jury is not expected to hear from Cosby at the trial; he has said he won't testify and as a defendant, he does not have to. → Read More

Bill Cosby trial Day 4: His words in years-old deposition to take spotlight

Cosby's damaging admissions from a 2005 deposition in lawsuit take center stage at his sexual assault trial. → Read More

Bill Cosby trial Day 3: Andrea Constand done testifying after 8 hours

Bill Cosby's main accuser at his sexual assault trial stepped down from the witness stand after sticking to her story through eight hours of testimony about her encounter with Cosby. → Read More