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Loneliness won’t end when the pandemic ends

Loneliness won’t end when the pandemic ends

When the world goes back to normal, Shanan Cale’s life won’t change much. She’ll still work mostly from her home in California. She’ll mother her two college-aged daughters. And she’ll continue to ponder intimacy and connection as a 54-year-old woman experiencing loneliness. “Post-pandemic, even now that I’m vaccinated and everyone in my household is vaccinated…MORE

Liberty University files lawsuit against former president Jerry Falwell Jr.

Liberty University files lawsuit against former president Jerry Falwell Jr.

Liberty University has filed a lawsuit against former school president Jerry Falwell Jr. that alleges he breached his employment contract and conspired to withhold damaging information from the university’s board of trustees. The university’s lawsuit alleges Falwell was dishonest with the executive committee when negotiating an exceptionally generous severance package, when he knew a brewing…MORE

2 transgender women killed in shootings at separate Charlotte hotels

2 transgender women killed in shootings at separate Charlotte hotels

Authorities have arrested two suspects in connection with the killings of two transgender women in Charlotte, North Carolina. Dontarius Long, 21, and Joel Brewer, 33, were charged in the deaths of Jaida Peterson, 29, and Remy Fennell, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Chief Johnny Jennings said at a news conference on Friday. Peterson, 29, was found dead by…MORE

Texas’ longest-serving death row inmate to get new sentence

Texas’ longest-serving death row inmate to get new sentence

A court in Texas has thrown out the death sentence of convicted killer Raymond Riles, who has spent more than 40 years on the state’s death row. The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals ruled on Wednesday that Riles’ death sentence “can no longer stand” because the jury that sentenced him was not given instructions to…MORE