A former New York University graduate student has sued a prominent professor, alleging she turned his dream of working with a world-class scholar "into more than three years of continuous and unabated sexual harassment, sexual assault and stalking."
A New York state ethics panel said it found no evidence to back a woman's claims that a former Cuomo administration appointee sexually harassed and assaulted her after finding her a place to live and helping her land a job with the state.
Two recent firings of high-ranking New York state officials over sexual harassment in the workplace share what critics say are disturbing similarities: In both cases, the behavior was alleged to have gone on for years, and some who tried to sound the alarm say they were targeted for retaliation.
Officials covered up sexual harassment allegations against the former director of New York state's DNA database and forensic laboratories, a woman fired from her longtime job with a state agency alleges in a lawsuit.
With 27 more women accusing former news anchor Charlie Rose of sexual misconduct, a report Thursday calls into question CBS News' claims that his behavior was a surprise before he was fired last November.