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UPDATED: Mon., March 18, 2019, 1:52 p.m.

Warner Bros.’ Tsujihara steps down following scandal

Warner Bros. chief Kevin Tsujihara is stepping down after claims that he promised acting roles in exchange for sex.

UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 1, 2018, 9:11 a.m.

Sen. Joe Fain’s accuser: ‘I’m done being silent’

After watching the Brett Kavanaugh hearing, Candace Faber texted a friend. “I want to name my assailant,” she wrote. “He’s in the state senate.” Sen. Joe Fain denies the allegation.

UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 9, 2018, 8:19 p.m.

U.S. backtracks on Russian spy suspect offering sex for access

Federal prosecutors are backtracking on their allegation that a Russian woman accused of working as a secret agent offered to trade sex for access, according to a Justice Department court …

House Call: Having difficult conversations with your teens. Part one – sex

He or she has probably learned about the mechanics of sex in a health class in school, but as we all know, there is so much more surrounding sex and …

CBS keeps Moonves in place during sexual misconduct inquiry

CBS will keep CEO Les Moonves in place during an investigation of sexual misconduct charges against him, the company said. It will hire an outside counsel to conduct the probe.

UPDATED: Tue., May 1, 2018, 8:02 p.m.

Bear-sex billboard in downtown Spokane was a brief affair

A billboard in downtown Spokane depicting two cartoon bears copulating was meant as a lighthearted advertising ploy by a local clothing company.

Rosenberg: Look for pattern in abuse allegations

A mistake or a one-off error of judgement isn’t so hard to distinguish from a clear pattern of behavior.

Idaho man sentenced to jail for sex with Wyoming teenager

An Idaho man has been sentenced to up to 20 years in prison for impregnating a teenager.

Christine M. Flowers: Girl Scouts have every right to be mad

The idea that we don’t need to acknowledge a child’s sexual or gender identity before they even hit puberty has gone out the window, along with common sense.

‘Godspeed, Hugh Hefner’: Playmates, celebrities, civil rights leaders remember the Playboy founder

The actress Kat Denning remembered meeting Hugh Hefner at his famed mansion, where he was “very nice to my mom.” Kim Kardashian said she was “honored to be part of …

Sexually transmitted diseases hit another high in U.S.

Health officials are reporting another record increase in infections from three sexually transmitted diseases.

Ted Cruz says aide inadvertently caused his porn Twitter post

Sen. Ted Cruz says an aide was responsible for the “like” that caused a pornographic post to briefly appear on Cruz’s Twitter feed overnight.

UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 11, 2017, 9:42 p.m.

Bikini baristas sue city over new dress code ordinance

A group of baristas who wear bikinis at work have sued a Washington state city, saying two recently passed ordinances banning bare skin violate their rights to free expression and …

New York’s long war on storefront porn reaches new tipping point

A dwindling number of peep shows, strip clubs and adult DVD stores have survived New York City’s two-decade legal war on smut and now, some of the survivors are worried …

Teacher who cartwheeled without underwear given probation

A former substitute teacher in Oklahoma who exposed herself to students when she did a cartwheel while wearing a long skirt but no underwear has pleaded guilty to a reduced …

New Zika testing recommendation issued for pregnant women

Federal health officials are changing their testing recommendations for pregnant women who may be exposed to the Zika virus through travel or sex or because of where they live.

Judge OKs $11.2 million settlement for hacked Ashley Madison users

A federal judge on Friday approved an $11.2 million settlement between the marital infidelity website Ashley Madison and users who sued after hackers released personal information, including financial data and …

U.K. police used helicopter to film sex and nudists, prosecutor says

Prosecutors say a British police helicopter crew filmed people having sex and sunbathing naked.

Leonard Pitts Jr.: Not ready for genderless society

If the language is not ready, well, truth to tell, neither is your humble correspondent. It’s a jarring realization.

Ex-supervisor pleads not guilty to sex with young offender

A former Oregon Youth Authority employee accused of having a sexual relationship with a teenage girl he supervised in juvenile prison has pleaded not guilty to charges of official misconduct …

20 sex offense arrests made in Central Washington police say

Authorities say 20 sex offense arrests were made in central Washington during a two-day operation by local and federal agencies.

Bills aim to halt legal sex between prostitutes and police

Michigan police would not legally be able to have sex with prostitutes anymore during undercover investigations under a bill advancing in the state Legislature.

Increase in syphilis cases concerns Spokane health officials

Rates of syphilis infection are climbing across the U.S. and in Spokane County, drawing concern from public health officials.

More than 1 in 5 U.S. adults were infected by a type of high-risk HPV, CDC report shows

During a recent two-year period, almost 23 percent of U.S. adults ages 18 to 59 had a type of genital human papillomavirus (HPV) that put them at high risk of …

Mexico City subway, U.N. use genitals in anti-harassment ads

How do you bring home to men the discomfort and disgust caused by sexual harassment on the subway?

Back to burgers: Carl’s Jr. ditches bikini-clad ads

Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s are ditching the bikinis and getting back to the burgers. The chains are famous for advertisements featuring models and celebrities like Paris Hilton, Kate Upton and …

No sex with animals: Ohio enacts bestiality law

It’s now illegal in Ohio for people to engage in sexual conduct or related acts with animals; the state didn’t have anti-bestiality laws until the change took effect last week.

Bill lifting some alcohol restrictions moves to Idaho House

An Idaho House panel has advanced legislation repealing the state’s ban on nudity and explicit live performances at certain businesses licensed to serve alcohol.

Seattle-area youth bowling coach facing child porn charge

A youth bowling coach from the Seattle area has been charged with possessing images of child pornography that show him sexually abusing one of his team members.

UPDATED: Tue., March 7, 2017, 6:34 p.m.

Americans having less sex, new study finds

Americans have been saying more often: Honey, not tonight. And that has been especially true for married couples and older adults, according to new study out of San Diego State …