DCCC to dump Weinstein donations, donate cash to non-profit

The Democrat’s congressional campaign committee decided on Tuesday to dump more than $20,000 they received from disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein. The DCCC told The Washington Post that it received $23,225 from Weinstein in four donations since 1993 and all that cash will now go to a non-profit group that helps those traumatized by violence….

New Yorker tips hat to NYT in duel over Weinstein allegations

Days after the New York Times’ explosive sexual harassment story on Harvey Weinstein triggered his toppling, the New Yorker finally weighed in Tuesday with its own story on the Hollywood mogul by Ronan Farrow. While it was late to the party, The New Yorker’s article did contain some serious new allegations, including claims from three…

Menendez called in favor to help doctor pal solve Medicare dispute

A week after a wealthy doctor pal of Sen. Robert Menendez received an $8.9 million Medicare bill, the Garden State lawmaker sent an e-mail to his chief of staff saying they needed to figure out “who has the best juice” to help with the billing dispute. Menendez sent the e-mail on Aug. 12, 2009, to Daniel…

ASCAP is moving down Broadway

ASCAP is moving a few blocks down Broadway. The storied musical trade group — whose name is an acronym for the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers — is moving into a space at 250 W. 57th St. on the southern block between Broadway and Eighth Avenue. The new offices will span 85,400 square…

NFL ratings are starting to improve despite distractions

NFL ratings won’t necessarily spend the whole season on their knees. This year’s football season got off to a disastrous start by any measure, but a close look at the numbers shows that viewership has improved with each successive week. That’s despite early season disruptions from hurricanes, as well as mounting distractions from the spectacle…

Ai Weiwei’s public art installation is dedicated to refugees

“I identify with people being pushed away from their homes,” Weiwei said.

Harvey Weinstein heading to rehab in US and Europe

The Hollywood mogul has checked into a US residential rehab facility that treats anger management, self-control issues and sex addictions

Megyn Kelly is destroying NBC’s morning ratings

Kelly’s hour of “Today” is down 32 percent compared to a year ago. And “Kathie Lee & Hoda” is down 26 percent.

Tom Brady misses practice with left shoulder injury

Patriots quarterback Tom Brady missed practice Tuesday, but is expected to be fine Sunday to face the Jets. Brady injured his left (non-throwing) shoulder Thursday in a win over the Buccaneers. NBC Boston reported he sustained an AC joint sprain. Brady has taken a number of hits this year, and was clearly in pain during…

Yankees likely will have to deal with Indians slugger in Game 5

CLEVELAND — The Yankees got back in the ALDS with two straight wins backed by strong starting pitching — and that success was no doubt aided by the absence of Cleveland slugger Edwin Encarnacion. They might not be as fortunate Wednesday in a decisive Game 5, with Cleveland manager Terry Francona indicating Encarnacion likely will…