Representative Patrick Meehan, a Republican member of the House Ethics Committee, used taxpayer money to pay a former aide who had seen him as a father figure before he made unwanted advances.
Agents visited 98 franchises around the country, arresting 21 people and demanding paperwork as they seek out employers who hire undocumented workers.
In his year-end report on the state of the federal judiciary, Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. addressed reports of sexual misconduct by an appeals court judge.
Microsoft eliminated forced arbitration agreements with employees who make sexual harassment claims and is supporting a proposed federal law to ban such agreements.
Capitol Hill, shrouded in secrecy and following its own rules, joins Hollywood, Silicon Valley and other industries under scrutiny for sexual harassment.
The inquiry by Eric T. Schneiderman is examining whether allegations of sexual misconduct against Harvey Weinstein reflect broader civil rights violations.