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Amanda Arnold

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  1. power
    Best-Selling Philip Roth Biographer Accused of Sexual AssaultA new publisher has purchased the rights to Blake Bailey’s book despite allegations of rape against the author.
  2. power
    The Matt Gaetz Scandal Keeps Getting WorseHis wingman has pleaded guilty in his federal sex-trafficking case, which likely spells trouble for the Florida Republican.
  3. reproductive rights
    The Supreme Court Will Hear a Case Challenging Roe v. WadeWith the court’s new 6-3 conservative majority, the case poses a major threat to abortion rights.
  4. celebrity breakups
    Trevor Noah and Minka Kelly Have Broken UpAfter a year or so of dating, the pair reportedly “felt like they should take some time apart.”
  5. politics
    Marjorie Taylor Greene Won’t Stop Harassing Her ColleaguesThis week, the Georgia representative followed AOC through the Capitol, berating her for supporting Black Lives Matter.
  6. coronavirus news
    CDC Says Vaccinated People Can (Mostly) Stop Wearing MasksUnder the new guidance, fully vaccinated people can now go bare-faced in almost all indoor and outdoor settings.
  7. keeping up with the royals
    I’m Fascinated by Meghan and Harry’s Incognito Supermarket DateShe really thought he’d know where the grocery store keeps parchment paper?
  8. covid-19
    When Will Kids Be Able to Get the COVID Vaccine?The FDA has authorized the Pfizer vaccine for children ages 12 to 15.
  9. bugs
    The Cicadas Are HereTrillions of small insects, recognizable by their buzzing mating call, are starting to emerge for the first time in nearly two decades.
  10. atlanta spa shootings
    Prosecutor Says the Atlanta Spa Shootings Were Hate CrimesThe Fulton County district attorney said she believes the attacks were racially motivated, and she intends to seek the death penalty.
  11. celebrity
    At Least One Person Is Not Happy About BenniferA-Rod is reportedly “shocked” and “upset” by the news that J.Lo is spending time with Ben Affleck.
  12. celebrity babies
    Samira Wiley and Lauren Morelli Had a Baby!A baby girl named George.
  13. school shootings
    A 6th Grader Opened Fire in Her Idaho Middle School, Injuring 3 PeopleAuthorities say she shot two students and a custodian, all of whom are expected to survive.
  14. squatters’ rights
    These Giant Birds Have an Inspiring Commitment to MayhemA flock of condors laid claim to a woman’s house in Southern California, destroying and pooping on everything in sight.
  15. keeping up with the royals
    Meghan and Harry Launched a COVID-Vaccine FundraiserIn honor of Archie’s second birthday.
  16. keeping up with the royals
    Will and Kate Are Going to Be Vloggers NowThe Duke and Duchess of Cambridge just launched their own YouTube channel.
  17. power
    Peloton Is Recalling All Treadmills Over Safety ConcernsThe decision comes after a 6-year-old child died on one of the company’s machines.
  18. power
    A Cult Leader Known As ‘Mother God’ Was Found MummifiedSeven members of the group Love Has Won have been arrested after Amy Carlson’s body was discovered decomposing in a bizarre shrine.
  19. celebrity
    Britney Spears Is Fed Up With ‘Other People’s Takes on Her Life’She called out the “hypocrisy” of the many new documentaries about her.
  20. police brutality
    Ohio Police Shot and Killed a 16-Year-Old Black GirlRight before the jury delivered a guilty verdict in the Derek Chauvin case, Ma’Khia Bryant was fatally shot in Columbus.
  21. history
    Harriet Tubman’s Lost Family Home Has Finally Been FoundArchaeologists say they’ve discovered the site where the abolitionist’s family lived in the early 1800s.
  22. celebrity
    Another Stalker Was Arrested at Taylor Swift’s Tribeca Apartment, Police SayA 52-year-old man was caught attempting to break in over the weekend.
  23. celebrity
    Are Travis Barker and Kourtney Kardashian Trolling Us?This isn’t the first time they’ve engaged in public finger-sucking.
  24. how i get it done
    How a Sex-Tech Company CEO Gets It DoneLora Haddock DiCarlo is one of those execs who gets up at 4:30 a.m.
  25. power
    One of the Cops Who Killed Breonna Taylor Got a Book DealFacing intense backlash, Simon & Schuster has announced it will no longer be involved in the distribution of the book.
  26. police shootings
    What We Know About the Police Killing of Adam ToledoNewly released body-cam footage shows that the 13-year-old boy had his hands up when he was shot.
  27. oops
    A Woman Called Animal Control on a CroissantClassic mistake.
  28. power
    The Officer Who Shot Jacob Blake Is Back on DutyRusten Sheskey — who shot Blake seven times, leaving him paralyzed — will not be disciplined.
  29. celebrity splits
    J.Lo and A-Rod Are Officially OverThey finally confirmed the rumors in a joint statement.
  30. police shootings
    What We Know About the Police Killing of Daunte WrightThe 20-year-old Black man was fatally shot by a Minnesota officer during a traffic stop.
  31. cold cases
    Decades After Kristin Smart Vanished, 2 Men Finally ArrestedThe college student mysteriously disappeared after an off-campus party in 1996.
  32. celebrity
    Rapper DMX Has DiedHe passed away Friday after being on life support the past few days following a heart attack.
  33. obituaries
    Prince Philip Has DiedThe palace announced that he “passed away peacefully” early Friday morning.
  34. #stopasianhate
    An Asian Woman Was Violently Assaulted on a Brooklyn StreetThe suspect has been charged in connection with three anti-Asian hate crimes.
  35. culture
    Oh No, a White Self-Help Guru Has Some Thoughts on PrivilegeRachel Hollis, of Girl, Wash Your Face fame, has apologized after comparing herself to Harriet Tubman.
  36. politics
    Arkansas Has Now Passed the Most Extreme Anti-Trans Law YetLawmakers overruled the governor’s veto of a bill banning trans youth from accessing essential gender-affirming care.
  37. coronavirus news
    All U.S. Adults Will Be Eligible for the COVID Vaccine by April 19President Biden plans to bump up the deadline by two weeks.
  38. coronavirus news
    Fully Vaccinated? Here’s What the CDC Says You Can DoThe agency has released new guidelines on post-vaccine life.
  39. hmm
    This Can’t Be Right …What, exactly, is Marjorie Taylor Greene doing to that pull-up bar?
  40. gender-reveal parties
    Two People Died in a Terrifying Gender-Reveal StuntThe latest party to go horrifically awry ended with a plane crash.
  41. legalize weed
    New York Just Legalized Recreational WeedThanks to tireless work from activists.
  42. culture
    Please Just Give Us the Entire Zola Movie NowA new trailer for the film based on the infamous Twitter thread looks incredible.
  43. celebrity
    Britney Spears ‘Cried for Two Weeks’ Over the Free Britney DocumentaryIn an Instagram post, the singer said she didn’t watch Framing Britney Spears, but she’s “embarrassed by the light they put me in.”
  44. celebrity babies
    Kirsten Dunst Is Having Another Baby!The actress is pregnant with her second child with husband Jesse Plemons.
  45. coronavirus news
    CDC Chief Warns of ‘Impending Doom’ As COVID Cases RiseDr. Rochelle Walensky is urging Americans to “just hold on a little longer” and to get vaccinated as soon as they’re eligible.
  46. celebrity
    A Few Questions About This ‘World’s Sexiest Bald Man’ StudyThe title went to … Prince William?
  47. ahoy
    Big Boat Finally UnstuckThanks to a little help from the moon.
  48. power
    Jacob Blake Is Suing the Police Officer Who Shot HimBlake, the Black man who was left paralyzed after being repeatedly shot in the back, is accusing officer Rusten Sheskey of excessive force.
  49. power
    A Black Lawmaker Was Arrested for Knocking on the Governor’s DoorGeorgia state representative Park Cannon was handcuffed and forcibly removed from the statehouse while Governor Kemp signed a restrictive voting bill.
  50. crime
    Man With 5 Guns and Body Armor Arrested in Atlanta SupermarketPolice recovered two long guns and three pistols from him.
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