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  1. A two-day sentencing hearing for popular U.S. television star Bill Cosby is set to begin Monday. Cosby was found guilty of three counts of aggravated indecent assault in April for drugging and molesting a woman in 2004. Each count carries a maximum 10-year penalty. The case has been hailed as a milestone in the #metoo movement, which has led to the fall of many prominent figures exposed for...
  2. Comedian Bill Cosby will likely learn his fate this week as the sentencing phase in his sexual assault trial begins Monday near Philadelphia. Cosby was convicted in April on three counts of aggravated indecent assault against former Temple University administrator Andrea Constand. Under sentencing guidelines, Cosby could get as much as 30 years in prison, which would be a life sentence for...
  3. Tiger Woods scored his first victory in more than five years on Sunday, completing a two-shot win at the Tour Championship to crown a fairy tale comeback after a near two-year absence. The 42-year-old, 14-time major winner carded a one-over-par 71 at Atlanta's East Lake Golf Course to claim the 80th title of his glittering career. Woods, who finished with an 11-under-par aggregate 269,...
  4. Inside a hidden vault in Los Angeles, California, is a treasure trove of cars from around the world. It's the collection of the Petersen Automotive Museum, and it is now open to the public. As Faiza Elmasry tells us, visiting the vault is like traveling back in time, exploring the history of auto-making. Faith Lapidus narrates.
  5. The consequences of Afghanistan’s increasingly deadly war are weighing heaviest on the nation’s civilians, with women bearing the brunt of the violence. The Taliban banned music and girls education, and restricted outdoor activities of women when the group was controlling most of Afghanistan. But violence and social pressures have not deterred members of the country’s nascent orchestra of...
  6. The consequences of Afghanistan's increasingly deadly war are weighing the heaviest on the nation's civilians. But violence and social pressures have not deterred members of the country's nascent orchestra of mostly young girls from using music to "heal wounds" and promote women's rights in the strictly conservative Muslim society. Ayaz Gul reports from Islamabad.
  7. The most beautiful art is born where there is pain. This idea became the moving force behind the success of Iranian-born twin sisters Bahareh and Farzaneh Safarani. They moved to Boston from Tehran in order to advance their art and show it to the world, and they never regretted the decision. Karina Bafradzhian has the story.
  8. Russia cautiously celebrated a move by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) to reinstate its own laboratory for testing athletes for performance enhancing drugs, a decision that has divided the sports world by clearing a path for Russian athletes to return to international competition following a three-year suspension over allegations of state-sponsored doping. The decision by WADA marks the...
  9. A leading anti-doping group hinted at changing the structure of the World Anti-Doping Agency, saying the decision to reinstate Russia's drug-fighting operation was a sign that WADA leaders were saddled with "conflicting priorities.'' The Institute of National Anti-Doping Organizations (INADO) said in a statement Friday that members of the WADA executive committee had pressures surrounding the...
  10. A Kenyan court on Friday temporarily lifted a ban on the movie Rafiki. Justice Wilfrida Okwany said that during a seven-day period, the film, a lesbian love story produced in Kenya, can be screened to willing adults. The ruling means that Rafiki will be eligible for Oscar consideration as the best foreign-language film. Kenya's Film and Classification Board banned Rafiki in April, just hours...