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Comedian Bill Cosby arrives at the Montgomery County Courthouse for a preliminary hearing related to assault charges, May 24, 2016, in Norristown, Pennsylvania, U.S.. REUTERS/Dominick Reuter/POOL

Judge Finds Enough Evidence For Cosby To Go To Trial On Sex Assault

A Pennsylvania judge ordered Bill Cosby to stand trial for sexual assault, ruling on Tuesday that there was enough evidence for the entertainer to be criminally tried on charges that he attacked a woman in 2004 after giving her drugs.

May 24, 2016

George Washington University Rescinds Cosby’s Doctorate

The allegations against Cosby have distressed alumni and students who have been sexually assaulted, President Steven Knapp said.

January 11, 2016

Donald Trump Attacks Hillary Using Old Photo Of Her With Bill Cosby

Trump is dredging up as many scandals as he can think of, in response to Hillary Clinton’s condemnations of his sexist comments on the campaign trail.

January 7, 2016

Cosby Faces Big Financial Threat From Civil Lawsuits: Legal Experts

Civil lawsuits accusing Bill Cosby of sex abuse and defamation could do major damage to the entertainer’s wealth, regardless of how a criminal prosecution plays out, lawyers who have handled similar cases said on Thursday.

January 1, 2016

Bill Cosby Charged With Sexual Assault In Pennsylvania

Arrest warrant issued for the 78-year-old comedian for allegedly drugging and sexually assaulting a woman in January 2004.

December 30, 2015

Late Night Roundup: Jeb Bush Is A Nigerian Prince

Trevor Noah made a startling realization about the Republican presidential race.

December 16, 2015

Baylor University Rescinds Honorary Degree Awarded To Bill Cosby

Baylor University, the world’s largest Baptist university, has decided to rescind the honorary degree it awarded to comedian Bill Cosby in 2003, saying on Friday “acts of interpersonal and sexual violence” run counter to the school’s values.

October 9, 2015

Bill Cosby Ordered To Give Deposition In Los Angeles Sex Abuse Lawsuit

More than 45 women have accused comedian Bill Cosby, 77, of sexual misconduct dating back to the late 1960s.

August 6, 2015

Late Night Roundup: Larry Wilmore Vs. Bill Cosby’s Public Relations

Larry Wilmore examined the news story telling Bill Cosby’s strategy to fight the rape scandal in the court of public opinion — such as his lawyer arguing that Cosby’s court deposition should never have been revealed.

July 28, 2015

Late Night Roundup: Obama’s Newest Order

President Obama made a special, full-length appearance on ‘The Daily Show’ to promote the Iran nuclear deal — but first, he had an announcement to make to Jon Stewart.

July 22, 2015

Late Night Roundup: So Much Craziness, It’s A Miracle

Jon Stewart came back from his two-week vacation — and was glad to have Donald Trump around, as “the patron saint of topical comedians who are just running out the clock.”

July 21, 2015

Bill Cosby Testified He Was Adept At Picking Up On Romantic Cues: New York Times

Cosby acknowledged that at his New York home, after other guests left, he once asked a woman who stayed behind about her father who died of cancer because he wanted to have sexual contact with her.

July 18, 2015

Obama Takes On Bill Cosby: This Country ‘Should Have No Tolerance For Rape’

“There’s no precedent for revoking a medal. We don’t have that mechanism.”

July 15, 2015

Bill Cosby, Public Moralist, Silenced

If you’re going to be a public moralist, you accept a moral obligation. You don’t have to be perfect, but there is a vast gulf between “not perfect” and “accused serial rapist.”

July 13, 2015

Bill Cosby Gives TV Interview On Rape Accusations

Bill Cosby said, “I have been in this business 52 years. I’ve never seen anything like this.”

May 15, 2015

Late Night Round-Up: Larry Wilmore Takes On Bill Cosby

For the second episode of ‘The Nightly Show’, Larry Wilmore took on the Bill Cosby sexual assault allegations.

January 21, 2015

Model Accuses Cosby Of Sex Assault; ‘Power In Numbers,’ Lawyer Says

The latest accusation against Bill Cosby could trigger a prosecution.

January 14, 2015

Three More Women Allege Assaults By Cosby

The embattled comedian is facing three new sexual assault allegations.

January 8, 2015

A Year That Took The Awe Out Of ‘Awesome’

Clarence Page reviews the year that was.

December 31, 2014

Cryptic Cosby Comments On Sex Assault Claims

New York (AFP) — Comedian Bill Cosby, who has stayed mum on allegations of having drugged and sexually assaulted numerous women, in cryptic comments urged U.S. media to remain “neutral” in its reporting on the scandal, news reports said Sunday. His comments were directed in particular at America’s black media, with which he has had […]

December 15, 2014

Bill Cosby Sued; Woman Alleges He Sexually Assaulted Her In 1974

Cosby’s legal troubles are getting worse.

December 3, 2014

Cosby Steps Down From Temple’s Board Of Trustees

The embattled comedian is out from the seat he’s held for 32 years.

December 1, 2014

Bill Cosby, Serial Rapist? That’s A Lot To Forgive

The allegations against Cosby don’t tarnish his legacy; they become it.

November 24, 2014

Cliff Huxtable And Bill Cosby Are No Longer The Same Man

Cynthia Tucker considers the difficult task of separating Cosby’s public and private personas.

November 22, 2014

Bill Cosby Allegation: It’s Oral Rape, Not Oral Sex

What Don Lemon doesn’t get about the Bill Cosby rape allegations.

November 20, 2014