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CHAPEL HILL - The #MeToo Movement has increased scrutiny on companies and amplified attention on gender inequality and sexual harassment in the workplace. It has pushed companies to publicly reckon with misconduct, and even organizations that do not face specific allegations have had to respond to mounting external pressure to address gender inequality. Societal pressure…
Three children have died at Camp Lejeune in Jacksonville.
Wake County's District Attorney Lorrin Freeman is responding to a report that raises questions over her handling of a sexual assault accusation involving her own prosecutors.
Cullen Browder, WRAL anchor/reporter
Apple has posted a statement to its employees reminding them of their rights to speak up about their pay and working conditions. The move comes after months of employee organizing in a movement that's come to be known as #AppleToo.
Months into the school year, North Carolina's largest school district is still reeling from the impacts of a worker shortage.
Aaron Thomas, WRAL reporter
An Apple employee who led organizing efforts against harassment and discrimination within the company said she has been fired.
The effort to get students back to the classroom continues Wednesday as teachers will be able to get a COVID-19 vaccine.
Nia Harden, WRAL reporter
PolitiFact investigated the history of Tara Reade's claims against Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden.
Ciara O'Rourke, PolitiFact reporter
We're three months into 2020 - yet this is how long American women must work into the year to earn the same salary as men did in 2019. Here's a look at the numbers and trends.
Prosecutors discuss movie mogul Harvey Weinstein's conviction on sexual assault charges.
For kids who like to tinker, the Museum of Life and Science just opened up a new tinkering space inside the museum's main building.
Sarah Lindenfeld Hall, Go Ask Mom editor
Ordinarily, the season finale of "Survivor" is a festive occasion. The contestants gather to reminisce about their time on an island off Fiji, and the winner is announced and awarded $1 million.
John Koblin, New York Times
After her name became common knowledge on the Chinese internet, Liu Jingyao was widely called a slut, a whore, a liar, a gold digger and many other things.
Li Yuan, New York Times
Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019 -- UNC agreed to pay Sons of Confederate Veterans $2.5 million--a sum that rivals the endowment of its history department. ... The settlement establishes a de facto financial partnership between the university system and the Sons of Confederate Veterans to preserve the monument. The SCV is free to use Silent Sam and this generous subsidy to continue its long-standing misinformation campaign about the history and legacy of the Civil War, with an endowment that rivals that of the university's history department. But the cost to the university can't be fully tallied in dollars and cents. A great public university should stand for the pursuit of truth, not the promotion of historical distortions and falsehoods. In seeking an expedient solution, the university system has succeeded only in aggravating the problems that the removal of the statue was supposed to address.
Red Hat is defending itself against two separate sex discrimination lawsuits filed by former female employees. In each case, filed within months of each other, the women allege their careers were cut short because of sex-based discrimination. Red Hat denies the allegations.
Joanne Lipman, author of That’s What She Said: What Men Need to Know (and Women Need to Tell Them) About Working Together, talks to WRAL TechWire about the gender gap in the workplace. Today, she is set to be the keynote speaker for the Raleigh Chamber's Women’s Leadership Conference.
Google paid former search executive Amit Singhal $35 million in an exit package when he was reportedly forced to resign after a sexual assault investigation, according to court documents.
Police are investigating vandalism to the statue in Sarasota that depicts an iconic image of a sailor kissing a nurse at the end of World War II, just two days after the sailor died.
While studying environmental economics and policy as a student at Duke University, Kelly Garvy quickly learned that keeping abreast of state politics is not easy.
The former "Parks and Recreation" star will play Goodnights Comedy Club in Raleigh on Tuesday night.
Kathy Hanrahan, Out and About editor
The #MeToo movement apparently is having an "unintended consequence" in the workplace - mean are becoming fearful of mentoring women.
Out and About's Demetri Ravanos covered controversial comedian Louis C.K.'s show at Raleigh Improv Wednesday night.
Demetri Ravanos, Out and About contributor
Controversial comedian Louis C.K. will be making a special appearance at Raleigh Improv in Cary on Wednesday, the venue announced Monday.
Kathy Hanrahan, Out and About editor
Isabella Cohn wanted to make sure young adults and teens had a space of their own to come forward. (Photo from KUSA)