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  • GoSanAngelo.com
  • El Paso Times
  • Rochester D and C
  • Detroit Free Press
  • Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
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Recent articles by Patrick:

Grammys 2020: Brutally honest reviews of all the performances

All the best (and worst) Grammys 2020 performances, reviewed. → Read More

Harvey Weinstein trial: ‘Sexual trauma’ expert says victims ‘almost always’ go back to perpetrators

Prosecutors in Harvey Weinstein's sex-crimes trial called a 'rape trauma' expert to testify, the same one who testified against Bill Cosby. → Read More

Harvey Weinstein trial: 'Sopranos' actress Annabella Sciorra takes the stand, details alleged rape

Annabella Sciorra was the first accuser to take the stand in Harvey Weinstein's sex crimes trial. She says he raped her in the winter of 1993-94. → Read More

Harvey Weinstein's lawyers fail to get new jury, mistrial in clash after opening statements

Harvey Weinstein's lawyers tried and failed to get a new jury after opening statements at his sex crimes trial. His lawyer read friendly emails from accusers. → Read More

Harvey Weinstein's lawyers say emails show 'loving relationships' with accusers

The third week of Harvey Weinstein's sex-crimes trial began with more arguments over motions before opening statements on Wednesday. → Read More

Harvey Weinstein jury selected with 7 men, 5 women; judge shuts down defense's argument

Twelve jurors have been selected in the Harvey Weinstein trial, and Friday, and his team made a last-ditch effort to have jury selection sequesterd. → Read More

Harvey Weinstein trial: Five jurors, 3 men, 2 women, picked; potential juror facing jail time for tweet

By lunch time Thursday, five jurors had been chosen and Gigi Hadid was cut from the list of potential jurors in Harvey Weinstein's sex crimes trial. → Read More

Harvey Weinstein prosecutors, media object to effort to take jury screening behind closed doors

Will jury screening in Weinstein sex-crimes trial remain public? Prosecutors say yes, defense lawyers say no. → Read More

Harvey Weinstein trial: Defense tries again to get trial moved from Manhattan

Will Harvey Weinstein's second attempt to move his trial be successful? His lawyers cite comments by potential jurors to back up their argument. → Read More

The 2020 Rock Hall inductees are: Whitney Houston, Notorious B.I.G., Doobie Brothers and more

First-time nominees Whitney Houston, Notorious B.I.G., The Doobie Brothers and T-Rex lead the 2020 Rock Hall class. → Read More

Matchbox Twenty to stop in Memphis as part of summer tour, reflects on legacy of 'Smooth'

In an exclusive interview with USA TODAY, Matchbox Twenty singer Rob Thomas talks the rock band's 2020 summer tour and legacy of Santana hit 'Smooth.' → Read More

Exclusive: Matchbox Twenty announces summer tour, reflects on 'cheesy' legacy of 'Smooth'

In an exclusive interview with USA TODAY, Matchbox Twenty singer Rob Thomas talks the rock band's 2020 summer tour and legacy of Santana hit 'Smooth.' → Read More

Harvey Weinstein's lawyers ask judge to recuse himself, 50 more potential jurors dismissed

Harvey Weinstein's defense team has asked the judge to excuse himself from the ex-producer's sex-crimes trial, which continued in New York Wednesday. → Read More

Harvey Weinstein prosecutor has medical 'emergency,' gets 'something in her eye in court'

Harvey Weinstein's sex-crimes trial judge refused to recuse himself despite defense motion, saying he has not pre-judged the case. → Read More

Brad Pitt playfully jokes about Quentin Tarantino's run-in with the law, 'verbose' nature

Brad Pitt has kind words to say about Quentin Tarantino. But he also has plenty of jokes about the "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood" director/writer. → Read More

Harvey Weinstein trial, Day 2: 40 potential jurors dismissed over impartiality concerns

Day 2 of the Harvey Weinstein sex-crimes trial is underway in New York, less than a day after the disgraced movie mogul was indicted in Los Angeles. → Read More

The 10 best movies you missed this year (but can stream or rent right now)

"Midsommar," "Ad Astra," "Apollo 11" and "Her Smell" might have flown under the radar for many moviegoers but are available to stream or rent now. → Read More

New Year's Eve playlist: 12 songs to ring in 2020, from Taylor Swift to Mariah Carey

Pop the champagne and put on this New Year's-inspired playlist, featuring new and old favorites from Kacey Musgraves, U2 and Hootie & The Blowfish. → Read More

'Little Women' ending explained: How the new movie brilliantly honors Louisa May Alcott (spoilers)

"Little Women" author Louisa May Alcott regretted marrying off heroine Jo March, which Greta Gerwig finds a sly way to rectify in new film. Spoilers! → Read More

'Cats': Everything Taylor Swift says, does and sings in her unhinged new movie musical

Pop superstar and self-proclaimed cat lady Taylor Swift makes a brief but memorable appearance in Andrew Lloyd Webber's new "Cats" movie musical. → Read More