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  1. animals
    Fugitive Tiger Continues to Evade ArrestA big cat has been on the lam in Houston for nearly a week.
  2. police bruality
    4 Ex-Officers Face Federal Charges for George Floyd’s MurderDerek Chauvin and three other former Minneapolis police officers have been indicted by a federal grand jury.
  3. power
    The Matt Gaetz Scandal Keeps Getting WorseHis wingman has agreed to plead guilty in his federal sex-trafficking case, which could spell trouble for the Florida Republican.
  4. influencers
    A Guide to the Many, Many Scandals of James CharlesA former employee has gone public with damning new allegations and is suing the influencer.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. crime
    Josh Duggar Charged With Possessing Child PornographyThe already-disgraced reality-TV star has pleaded not guilty to the federal charges against him.
  8. crime
    Another Scheming High-School Mom Has Been ArrestedA Florida mother and daughter face up to 16 years in prison for allegedly conspiring to rig a homecoming election.
  9. power
    Who Gets to Write a Recovery Memoir?Hunter Biden’s Beautiful Things insists that addiction is an equalizer, which just isn’t true.
  10. 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.
  11. crime
    No End in Sight for Puerto Rico’s Gender Violence EpidemicMonths after the governor declared a state of emergency, nothing has changed.
  12. crime
    A Florida Principal Was Filmed Paddling a 6-Year-Old StudentMelissa Carter is under investigation after a video showed her spanking a sobbing child with a paddle.
  13. stop asian hate
    An Asian Woman Was Brutally Attacked With a Hammer in NYCThe NYPD is currently investigating the incident as a hate crime.
  14. the body politic
    Life As a ManWhen Valentina Rice wrote a letter to Blake Bailey’s publisher alleging that he had raped her, they forwarded the message right to him.
  15. power
    Men Who Killed Ahmaud Arbery Face Federal Hate-Crime ChargesA grand jury indicted Travis McMichael, Gregory McMichael, and William “Roddie” Bryan for targeting Arbery because of his race.
  16. power
    Best-Selling Philip Roth Biographer Accused of Sexual AssaultBlake Bailey’s publisher said it will permanently take his book out of print following allegations of rape.
  17. power
    Manhattan Drops Prosecution of Consensual Sex WorkThe DA will still pursue charges for visiting sex workers and for sex trafficking.
  18. 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.
  19. the bigger picture
    A Gathering of Radical LovePhotos from “Protect Asian Lives,” a tender space for queer Asians, by queer Asians.
  20. 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.
  21. 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.
  22. power
    The Officer Who Shot Jacob Blake Is Back on DutyRusten Sheskey — who shot Blake seven times, leaving him paralyzed — will not be disciplined.
  23. power
    YouTuber Jake Paul Has Been Accused of Sexual AssaultIn a new video, TikToker Justine Paradise says she was assaulted in 2019.
  24. gun violence
    Police Shot and Killed an Armed High-School Student in KnoxvilleEven as their narrative of the shooting changes, authorities have refused to release body-cam footage.
  25. 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.
  26. lawsuits
    Unraveling the Abuse Allegations Against Chet Hanks“White Boy Summer” kicks off with a host of disturbing allegations by his ex-girlfriend.
  27. crime
    Bernie Madoff Has DiedThe architect of a towering Ponzi scheme passed in prison at the age of 82.
  28. cold cases
    Decades After Kristin Smart Vanished, 2 Men Finally ArrestedThe college student mysteriously disappeared after an off-campus party in 1996.
  29. help!
    Have You Seen This Beefy Boy?Darius, the world’s longest rabbit, is missing in action.
  30. police brutality
    Chauvin’s Defense Tried to Hide the Latest Police Shooting From JuryAfter Daunte Wright was killed by police, Derek Chauvin’s lawyer worried about jury bias.
  31. #stopasianhate
    An Asian Woman Was Violently Assaulted on a Brooklyn StreetThe suspect has been charged in connection with three anti-Asian hate crimes.
  32. stop asian hate
    Another Asian Woman Was Brutally Attacked in ManhattanThe doormen who stood by during the attack, and failed to offer help, have been fired.
  33. power
    Disturbing Footage Shows Violent Altercation Between Quavo and SaweetieThe two rappers have since responded, saying the incident took place a year ago.
  34. accidenti!
    Italian Mafia Boss Brought Down by His Own Cooking VlogPolice said it was his “love for Italian cuisine” that did him in.
  35. power
    Matt Gaetz Under Investigation for Potentially Sex-Trafficking Teen: ReportAccording to a new report, the DOJ is “scrutinizing” encounters the U.S. representative from Florida allegedly had with a 17-year-old.
  36. power
    Cops Handled the Sarah Everard Vigil Just Fine, Investigators SayFootage shows officers hurling protesters to the ground. An independent review insists the use of force was “measured and proportionate.”
  37. ghislaine maxwell
    Ghislaine Maxwell Pleads Not Guilty to Sex-Trafficking ChargesThe charges are related to a fourth unnamed victim, who was allegedly 14 when she first met Maxwell and Jeffrey Epstein.
  38. 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.
  39. crime
    Man With 5 Guns and Body Armor Arrested in Atlanta SupermarketPolice recovered two long guns and three pistols from him.
  40. crime
    She Tried to Report Her Ex to the Police 5 Times. Then He Killed Her.Shana Grice tried for months to get help with a stalker. Instead, police gave her a £90 fine for “wasting” their time.
  41. mass shootings
    What We Know About the Boulder Grocery Store ShootingA gunman opened fire at a King Soopers grocery market, killing ten people in the seventh mass shooting in seven days.
  42. mass shootings
    There Have Been 7 Mass Shootings in the Past 7 DaysAs the U.S. comes out of lockdown, we face a horrifying return to what counts as normalcy here.
  43. nope
    Someone Is Really Moving Into Jeffrey Epstein’s Haunted Mansion“The first order of business is a complete makeover — physically and spiritually.”
  44. stop asian hate
    Yet Another Elderly Asian Woman Was Viciously AttackedNow, she’s donating more than $900,000 to combat anti-Asian hate.
  45. anti-asian violence
    At Least 5 Asian People Were Attacked in NYC This WeekendThe NYPD is investigating all five as potential hate crimes.
  46. the bigger picture
    A Day of Solidarity Amid Rising Anti-Asian ViolencePhotos from a Black and Asian solidarity protest in New York, by the photographer Stephanie Mei-Ling.
  47. crime
    These Are the Names of the Atlanta Spa-Shooting VictimsOfficials have now released the names all eight people who were killed.
  48. q&a
    ‘Every Day, Massage-Parlor Workers Face Violence’The Atlanta shooting should not be seen as an isolated incident, says advocate Elene Lam.
  49. crime
    6 Asian Women Killed in Horrific Shooting RampageThe shooter has been charged with 8 counts of murder.
  50. power
    Armie Hammer Has Been Accused of RapeA woman named Effie says the actor “violently” raped her for four hours in 2017.
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