Recapping recent sexual misconduct allegations

From Kevin Spacey to Matt Lauer and even in our state Capitol, sexual misconduct allegations have dominated headlines recently. 

Here's a snapshot of names you might have missed. 

News: 

- Glenn Thrush: The New York Times reporter, who covered the White House, was suspended Nov. 20 after sexual misconduct allegations surfaced from four female journalists. 

- Charlie Rose: The "CBS This Morning" host was fired by CBS after dozens of women alleged sexual misconduct. 

- NPR's David Sweeney and Michael Oreskes: Both news managers left National Public Radio after sexual misconduct allegations. 

Entertainment:

Dustin Hoffman: The actor allegedly sexually harassed a 17-year-old woman in 1985 and a playwright in 1991. 

Russell Simmons: A former model accused the Def Jam co-founder of sexual misconduct when she was 17 years old.  

Brett Ratner: The filmmaker has been accused of sexual misconduct from six women, including actresses. 

California State Capitol:

Raul Bocanegra: The now former state Assemblyman resigned Monday after multiple sexual misconduct allegations over a "period of years."

Tony Mendoza: The state Senator was suspended from a committee leadership post Monday after sexual harassment allegations from three women. The state Senate wants an outside firm to investigate the allegations. 

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