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Cynthia Erivo as Harriet Tubman in a scene from "Harriet"
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February 04, 2020 - 12:00 pm
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Jeffrey Bizzack, left, arrives at federal court with a member of his defense team, Wednesday July 24, 2019, in Boston where he is expected to plead guilty to charges for allegedly paying to get his son into the University of Southern California.
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July 24, 2019 - 10:39 am
BOSTON (AP) — A California man accused of paying $250,000 to get his son into the University of Southern California is expected to plead guilty to a federal charge. Jeffrey Bizzack is scheduled to enter his plea in Boston's federal court Wednesday. He agreed in June to plead guilty to conspiracy to...
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17 parents charged in connection with the college admission scandal -- including actress Lori Loughlin and her husband Mossimo Giannulli -- are asking the court to suspend "substantive motion practice" until they can review the prosecutors' evidence.
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April 23, 2019 - 8:24 pm
By Kristina Sgueglia, CNN (CNN) -- Seventeen parents charged in connection with the college admission scandal -- including actress Lori Loughlin and her husband Mossimo Giannulli -- are asking the court to suspend "substantive motion practice" until they can review the prosecutors' evidence against...
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In this April 3, 2019 file photo, actress Lori Loughlin, front, and husband, clothing designer Mossimo Giannulli, left, depart federal court in Boston after facing charges in a nationwide college admissions bribery scandal.
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April 15, 2019 - 1:41 pm
By Alanna Durkin Richer, Associated Press BOSTON (AP) — Actress Lori Loughlin and her fashion designer husband, Mossimo Giannulli, are pleading not guilty to charges they took part in the sweeping college admissions bribery scam, according to court documents filed Monday. The couple is accused of...
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In a September 2016 photo, Yale's women's Head Soccer Coach Rudy Meredith, who is accused of accepting $400,000 to doctor a prospective student's portfolio, gives a high five to a player.
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March 14, 2019 - 12:49 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — In the first lawsuit to come out of the college bribery scandal, several students are suing Yale, Georgetown, Stanford and other schools involved in the case, saying they and others were denied a fair shot at admission. The plaintiffs brought the class-action complaint...
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Gordon Caplan of Greenwich, Conn., walks out of federal court Tuesday, March 12, 2019, in New York.
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March 13, 2019 - 8:29 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Colleges and companies moved swiftly to distance themselves from employees swept up in a nationwide college admissions scheme, many of them coaches accused of taking bribes and others prominent parents accused of angling to get their children into top schools by portraying them...
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Actress Lori Loughlin, center, poses with daughters Olivia Jade Giannulli, left, and Isabella Rose Giannulli.
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March 13, 2019 - 12:03 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Fallout from a sweeping college admissions scandal swiftly spread Wednesday, with actress Lori Loughlin surrendering ahead of a Los Angeles court hearing and a Silicon Valley hedge fund replacing its leader. Loughlin and fellow actress Felicity Huffman headline the list of some 50...
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Loughlin, Singer, Huffman
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March 13, 2019 - 9:58 am
By Madeline Holcombe, CNN (CNN) -- Stunning details continue to emerge in an alleged multi-million-dollar bribery plot that, just a day after exploding into public view, has exposed what federal prosecutors describe as a corrupt exchange of wealth, fame and influence for admissions to the nation's...
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This combination photo shows actress Lori Loughlin at the Women's Cancer Research Fund's An Unforgettable Evening event in Beverly Hills, Calif., on Feb. 27, 2018, left, and actress Felicity Huffman at the 70th Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles.
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March 12, 2019 - 11:34 am
UPDATED: 9.25 p.m. ___ BOSTON (AP) — Fifty people, including Hollywood stars Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin, were charged Tuesday in a scheme in which wealthy parents allegedly bribed college coaches and other insiders to get their children into some of the nation's most selective schools...
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