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Actress accuses Dustin Hoffman of molesting her offstage

New York - Dustin Hoffman was accused Friday of repeatedly molesting an actress who worked with him in the 1980s, the second allegation to target the acting legend and the latest in a snowballing series of similar claims against powerful men.

San Francisco police to hold public meeting after shooting

San Francisco - San Francisco police have called a public meeting Tuesday evening to respond to public concerns over Sunday's officer-involved fatal shooting outside Mission Station on Valencia Street.

Prize in honor of late US actor Philip Seymour Hoffman

New York - An annual prize will award $45,000 to a playwright in honor of Oscar-winning American actor Philip Seymour Hoffman, who died this month from a suspected heroin overdose.The prize is being funded by gossip magazine The National Enquirer and its publishe...

Op-Ed: Rising suicide rate raises concern in U.S.

Although the failure of the nation’s mental health care system has been getting the most attention because of gun massacres, a far more insidious threat is being reported.

Stars attend private funeral for Hoffman

New York - A-list stars Meryl Streep and Cate Blanchett joined hundreds of mourners at the private funeral Friday of Oscar-winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman, who died of an apparent heroin overdose.

Friends, family hold wake for Hoffman

New York - Friends and family of celebrated actor Philip Seymour Hoffman, who died of an apparent heroin overdose over the weekend, gathered late Thursday to attend a New York wake in his honor.

Hoffman's cause of death undetermined

New York - The results of an autopsy of Oscar-winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman's body were inconclusive, and further tests have been ordered, the medical examiner's office said Wednesday.

Four arrests in drug probe of Hoffman death

Washington - US police investigating the apparent drug overdose death of actor Philip Seymour Hoffman arrested four people Tuesday night with more than 350 bags of heroin, the New York Times reported.

Actor's death spotlights heroin epidemic

New York - The shocking death of Oscar-winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman from a suspected drugs overdose has spotlighted a growing epidemic of heroin use across the United States, officials warn.

Heroin found in Hoffman's apartment

New York - Investigators confirmed Monday that heroin was found in the New York apartment of Oscar-winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman, who died of a suspected drugs overdose.

Philip Seymour Hoffman, 'greatest character actor of his time'

New York - Philip Seymour Hoffman, who was found dead in his New York apartment on Sunday, was hailed as the finest character actor of his generation but struggled with fame and addiction.

Actor Philip Seymour Hoffman found dead in New York

New York - Oscar-winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman was found dead in his New York apartment of an apparent drug overdose on Sunday. He was 46.

US actor Philip Seymour Hoffman found dead in New York

New York - Oscar-winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman was found dead in his New York apartment of a suspected drug overdose on Sunday, law enforcement officials said. He was 46.

Philip Seymour Hoffman found dead in his NYC apartment

New York - The Wall Street Journal has reported that actor and director Philip Seymour Hoffman has been found dead in his West Village, NYC, apartment. A cause of death for the 46-year-old was not named in the report.

Op-Ed: TIFF 2011 - The Ides of March deserves its Oscar buzz Special

Toronto - George Clooney's political drama The Ides of March, screening at the Toronto International Film Festival, is attracting Oscar buzz for good reason: the acting is top-notch, the tension keeps you hooked and its subject matter couldn't be more timely.

Christie, McDonnell, Owens, Bloomberg in, Gay Marriage Out in ME

In a surprising victory for Democrats, Bill Owens has defeated Doug Hoffman in NY-23. Many other major races went the Republicans' way, including a surprise upset in NJ by Chris Christie over incumbent Jon Corzine. In Maine, voters rejected gay marriage.

Op-Ed: Outcome of NY-23 Race Extends Far Beyond GOP

There's a huge battle going on for the soul of the Republican Party in NY-23. Democrats may take great amusement in the fact that Republicans have engaged in fisticuffs, but if history is any indicator there's a lot for both parties to be worried about.

San Fran Startup Wants to Bring Social Gaming into Virtual World

What do you get when you mix a virtual world, a social network, and a multiplayer game? Either an unholy mess or the Next Big Thing on the Web. San Francisco start-up Rocketon is hoping to avoid the chaos and win acclaim with their top-secret technology.

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