Thursday, December 2, 2021

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FBI: Capitol rioter dubbed 'Doobie Smoker' arrested

AP February 12, 2021 | 11:46 AM SUFFOLK, Va. (AP) — A California man seen wearing American flag pants and allegedly smoking marijuana during the U.S. Capitol riot has been arrested in Virginia, authorities said. Eduardo Nicolas...

Fake German heiress Anna Sorokin released from prison in fraud case

AP February 12, 2021 | 11:40 AM NEW YORK (AP) — Anna Sorokin, a grifter convicted of paying for a lavish lifestyle by impersonating a wealthy German heiress, has been released from a New York prison. A...

6 killed in 130-vehicle pileup on icy Texas interstate

DALLAS (AP) — A massive crash involving more than 130 vehicles on an icy Texas interstate left at least six people dead and dozens injured Thursday amid a winter storm that dropped freezing rain, sleet and snow on parts...

5 people die in ‘massive’ Texas crash of more than 75 vehicles

Johnny Diaz, New York Times Service February 11, 2021 | 2:30 PM At least five people were killed in crashes that involved up to 100 vehicles on a Texas interstate Thursday morning, authorities said, as a slurry...

‘THIS IS HUGE’: Dr. Megan Ranney hails CDC updates for fully vaccinated people

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Wednesday for the first time updated guidelines for individuals who have been fully vaccinated to state they no longer have to quarantine after being exposed to someone with COVID-19.  Dr. Megan...

Ashish Jha is optimistic on vaccines' impact on COVID-19 variants — but we might need annual shots for a bit

Though he’s concerned about the emergence of COVID-19 variants, Dr. Ashish Jha says he’s “very optimistic” about the current vaccines’ efficacy against them. “I think things are looking up,” the dean of the Brown University School of Public Health...

3 people stranded on uninhabited island are rescued after 33 days

Marie Fazio, New York Times Service February 10, 2021 | 3:08 PM The U.S. Coast Guard rescued three people on Tuesday from an uninhabited island in the Bahamas where they had been stranded for 33 days, surviving...

Bruce Springsteen faces drunken driving charge in New Jersey

AP updated on February 10, 2021 | 2:54 PM HIGHLANDS, N.J. (AP) — Bruce Springsteen is facing a drunken driving charge in New Jersey. Springsteen was arrested Nov. 14 in a part of the Gateway National Recreation...

‘There’s nothing left’: Why thousands of Republicans are leaving the party

In the days after the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol, the phone lines and websites of local election officials across the country were jumping: Tens of thousands of Republicans were calling or logging on to switch their party...
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Virgil Abloh obituary

Virgil Abloh obituaryArtistic director at Vuitton whose own label, Off-White, challenged the fashion establishment Virgil Abloh looms tall on the far end of a...

Jill Biden axes Melania Trump’s blood trees for restrained Christmas decor

Jill Biden axes Melania Trump’s blood trees for restrained Christmas decorAfter her predecessor’s terrifying vision, the first lady’s minimal display strikes a polite and...

Costume Designer to Watch: Vera Chow of “The Walking Dead” and “Boogie”

Born in Texas and raised in British Hong Kong, Vera Chow never quite found herself at ease with her surroundings. Made to feel like...

Seattle Sticker Patrol: Everybody Loves a Femme Top

Jessica Stein "Everybody Loves a Femme Top"It's true! JKIf you don't, I don't wanna hear about it. Thanks...