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Elvira shares she’s been in a 19-year relationship with a woman

Elvira shares she’s been in a 19-year relationship with a woman

Elvira, the famed “Mistress of the Dark,” has shared she identifies as a member of the LGBTQ+ community. The actress, who was born Cassandra Peterson, shared her love story in her new autobiography, “Yours Cruelly, Elvira.” Peterson writes that she was a new mom decades ago trying to get back into pre-baby shape at Gold’s…MORE

Louisville bus stop shooting injures 3 juveniles

Louisville bus stop shooting injures 3 juveniles

Louisville Metro Police Department is investigating a shooting at a bus stop Wednesday morning that left three juveniles injured, according to a tweet from the department. The ages of the injured were not disclosed. Officers were on the scene at the bus stop on W. J. Hodge Street and Chestnut Street in Louisville early Wednesday,…MORE

DHS releasing some Haitians into US despite claims they would be immediately expelled
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DHS releasing some Haitians into US despite claims they would be immediately expelled

The Department of Homeland Security is releasing some Haitians into the United States, despite repeated claims that they would be immediately expelled from the US, as the Biden administration scrambles to address the massive migrant encampment under the Del Rio International Bridge in Texas. While it’s unclear how many are being allowed into the US,…MORE

Number of women serving life sentences without parole has surged over the past decade, report shows
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Number of women serving life sentences without parole has surged over the past decade, report shows

The number of women inmates serving life without the possibility of parole has risen 43% since 2008, adding to an already aging prison population nationwide, according to a new report from the Sentencing Project, an organization that advocates for criminal justice policy changes. That means nearly 2,000 women now serving life-without-parole sentences can expect to…MORE

Millions of deaths could be avoided under new air quality guidelines, WHO says
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Millions of deaths could be avoided under new air quality guidelines, WHO says

New air quality guidelines published on Wednesday by the World Health Organization could prevent millions of deaths globally each year, the UN agency said. Fine particulate matter, or PM 2.5, is the tiniest pollutant yet also among the most dangerous. When inhaled, it travels deep into lung tissue where it can enter the bloodstream and…MORE

Biden called for diplomacy over conflict at the UN General Assembly. Here’s how world leaders responded
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Biden called for diplomacy over conflict at the UN General Assembly. Here’s how world leaders responded

In his United National General Assembly debut on Tuesday, United States President Joe Biden declared a “new era” of US diplomacy, making a case for international cooperation as the world stands at an “inflection point in history.” But the President’s call for unity comes as the US is embroiled in a series of global controversies…MORE

Teen pleads guilty in 2019 killing of Barnard College student Tessa Majors

Teen pleads guilty in 2019 killing of Barnard College student Tessa Majors

A teenager has pleaded guilty in connection with the 2019 killing of Tessa Majors, a New York City college student who was stabbed several times while walking through a Manhattan park. Luchiano Lewis, who was 14 at the time of the killing, pleaded guilty to second-degree murder and first-degree robbery in a New York court…MORE

Biden goes all in to try to defuse Democrat-on-Democrat war with his agenda on the brink
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Biden goes all in to try to defuse Democrat-on-Democrat war with his agenda on the brink

President Joe Biden may have started this week with a foreign policy-heavy schedule, but his decision to launch intensive in-person engagement at the White House on Wednesday makes clear the reality: The stakes for his domestic agenda simply could not be higher at this moment, nor the impasses more complicated to reconcile. Biden will meet…MORE