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  1. protest
    Protests Erupt over George Floyd’s Death in Police CustodyHundreds of people took to the streets; police used tear gas and rubber bullets to disperse the crowd.
  2. crime
    A Black Man Asked a White Woman to Leash Her Dog. She Called the Cops.“I’m going to tell them there’s an African-American man threatening my life.”
  3. white weapons
    Millions of Amy CoopersThey could be your boss or your neighbor or your teacher, if disturbed on the wrong day.
  4. crime
    Four Officers Fired After the Death of George FloydVideo of Floyd’s arrest shows him pleading, “I can’t breathe,” as a white police officer kneels on his neck.
  5. crime
    What We Know About the Killing of Ahmaud ArberyArbery was out for a jog when Gregory and Travis McMichael chased him down in a truck, armed with guns. They’ve now been charged with murder.
  6. college admissions scandal
    Lori Loughlin Finally Pleads Guilty in College Admissions ScandalLoughlin and her husband have reportedly reached a plea deal, with prison time.
  7. crime
    A Man Was Stabbed to Death on a Zoom CallPolice say about 20 people were on the call when the man’s son allegedly attacked him.
  8. crime
    And That’s Why You Don’t Mess With LoonsRemembering the loon who lanced an eagle through the heart with its beak.
  9. crime
    The World’s First ‘Incel Terrorism’ ChargeA teenager who murdered a woman with a machete could be guilty of an act of terror, Canadian police say.
  10. celebrity
    Kendall Jenner to Repay Some of Her Fyre Fest FeeShe reportedly settled for a much smaller sum than the one she was paid to promote the now-notorious fiasco.
  11. whelp
    Texas’s ‘Go Topless Jeep Weekend’ Ends in ChaosTwo people were shot, nearly 200 others were arrested, and social distancing recommendations went out the window.
  12. encounter
    The Long Wait for Justice at NBC NewsFor one early whistle-blower, Andy Lack’s exit feels like just the beginning of a Me Too reckoning.
  13. crime
    What Really Happened to Natalie Wood?A new documentary looks at the life and mysterious death of the celebrated actress.
  14. crime
    What We Know About the Death of Amie HarwickThe Hollywood sex therapist and former fiancée of Drew Carey was found murdered in February.
  15. power
    Meanwhile, a Huge Forest Fire Is Approaching ChernobylIn the past week, the fire has burned through more than 8,600 acres, and radiation levels in the area are spiking.
  16. crime
    ‘Zoombombing’ Is a Horrifying New TrendPeople are hijacking online college classes, AA meetings, and church services.
  17. culture
    Every Part of This Documentary Seems Fully UnhingedIncluding but not limited to a criminal tiger breeder, a mullet, meth, a murder-for-hire plot, and “the Mother Teresa of big cats.”
  18. the weinstein trial
    Breaking Down Harvey Weinstein’s VerdictUnderstanding the difference between first- and third-degree rape, as well as what predatory sexual assault entails.
  19. weinstein trial
    Harvey Weinstein Sentenced to 23 Years in PrisonAfter being convicted of rape and sexual assault.
  20. crime
    Harry Styles Opens Up About Getting MuggedAnd on Valentine’s Day, no less.
  21. mysteries
    Everything We Know About the Deeply Suspicious ‘Doomsday Couple’Authorities are investigating an Idaho couple’s proximity to a number of unsettling deaths and disappearances.
  22. college admissions scandal
    Of Course a Hot Pockets Heiress Was Part of the College Cheating ScamProsecutors say Michelle Janavs is one of the “most culpable parents” in the notorious bribery scheme.
  23. feature
    The Stolen Kids of Sarah LawrenceWhat happened to the group of bright college students who fell under the sway of a classmate’s father?
  24. cut chat
    We Didn’t Expect Weinstein to Be Convicted, and We Don’t Know How to FeelWe can stop writing “alleged” now and write “convicted.” A small mercy.
  25. weinstein trial
    The Weinstein Verdict Is RadicalOn Monday, a New York jury did something astonishing — it voted to convict Harvey Weinstein of two counts of rape and sexual assault.
  26. weinstein trial
    Harvey Weinstein Is Now a Convicted RapistThe producer has been convicted on two of the five counts against him and now faces prison time.
  27. crime
    The Disturbing Rise of the ‘50 Shades’ Defense for MurderMore and more men who’ve been convicted of violent murders are claiming that it was just consensual rough sex gone awry.
  28. power
    They Were Freed From a Nightmarish Facility. But the Abuse Didn’t Stop.Decades after a notorious home for children with disabilities was shut down, many of the victims are still being mistreated.
  29. extremism
    9 People Killed by Far-Right Gunman in GermanyAccording to authorities, the suspect targeted lounges frequented by young members of the local Turkish and Kurdish communities.
  30. crime
    Everything We Know About the Tessa Majors Murder CaseIn December, a Barnard freshman was fatally stabbed in Morningside Heights. Police have now arrested three teenage suspects.
  31. scams
    Damn, This Influencer (Almost) Pulled Off One Huge ScamKayla Massa, 22, is accused of stealing $1.5 million from her social-media followers and local businesses.
  32. power
    Elle Columnist Says She Was Fired After Accusing Trump of RapeE. Jean Carroll claims her contract wasn’t renewed “because Trump ridiculed my reputation … & dragged me through the mud.”
  33. power
    Boy Scouts of America Is Filing for BankruptcyFollowing hundreds of recent sex-abuse lawsuits.
  34. crime
    The Woman Who Taped Harvey WeinsteinAmbra Battilana Gutierrez, a former model whom Weinstein admitted to groping in 2015, on watching his trial finally unfold.
  35. valentine's day 2020
    Beware Romance Scams Preying on the Lonely, HornyMore and more Americans are wiring money to “mysterious, handsome doctors” overseas.
  36. crime
    For Hours, Photos of a 17-Year-Old Girl’s Brutal Murder Were on InstagramMonths after Bianca Devins was killed, the suspect in the case has pleaded guilty to her murder.
  37. crime
    Ex-Professor Allegedly Ran Sexual Experiments on People With DisabilitiesJerry Rea allegedly used residents of an Iowa facility for people with severe disabilities as “guinea pigs” in his arousal research.
  38. crime
    The Alleged Mastermind of the Sarah Lawrence ‘Cult’ Has Been ChargedThe federal prosecution of Larry Ray stemmed from a New York investigative story.
  39. weinstein trial
    There’s a Special Place in Hell for Harvey Weinstein’s LawyerAfter weeks of maligning his victims in court, she maligned them on the New York Times’ podcast.
  40. harvey weinstein
    Weinstein Once Said He ‘Sometimes’ Didn’t Know When Sex Was ConsensualIn the 1990s, Weinstein allegedly admitted that sexual encounters could be “confusing for [him], too.”
  41. crime
    Elizabeth Smart Says She Was Sexually Assaulted on a Plane“Do I just have, like, a big badge on my forehead that says ‘Easy prey’ or ‘Victim’? Because I am sick of it.”
  42. the weinstein trial
    Harvey Weinstein Could Barely Stay Awake in CourtHe reportedly hosted a big Super Bowl party the night before.
  43. crime
    Man Accused of Killing Estranged Wife Declared DeadFotis Dulos, a Connecticut man who was charged with murdering Jennifer Dulos, died following a suicide attempt earlier this week.
  44. crime
    3 Months Ago, a 25-Year-Old Went Missing. Her Body Was Finally Found.Everything we know about the murder of Stephanie Parze.
  45. crime
    Suspected ‘Pillowcase Rapist’ Arrested Nearly 40 Years After First AttackFlorida police tracked down Robert Koehler, 60, using publicly available DNA profiles.
  46. crime
    Furries Band Together to Stop a Domestic AssaultA group of costumed characters saw a man “just walloping a lady” outside FurCon, and leapt into action.
  47. crime
    Woman Convicted in Texting-Suicide Case to Be Released EarlyMichelle Carter, who was convicted of urging her boyfriend to kill himself over text, is getting out of jail tomorrow.
  48. cold cases
    23 Years After a Student Vanished, We May Soon Have AnswersThe FBI reportedly told the mother of Kristin Smart, a California college student who disappeared in 1996, to “be ready” for unexpected news.
  49. sexual assault
    Evelyn Yang, Andrew Yang’s Wife, Says Her Gynecologist Sexually Assaulted HerThe wife of the Democratic candidate says she was abused during a routine pregnancy examination, and she’s coming forward to help other women.
  50. crime
    South Carolina Woman Pleads Guilty to Poisoning Husband With Eye DropsLana Sue Clayton said she spiked her husband’s water with Visine to get back at him for his alleged abuse, but “never meant” to kill him.
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