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California makes it illegal to remove a condom without consent, an act called ‘stealthing’
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California makes it illegal to remove a condom without consent, an act called ‘stealthing’

California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a bill into law Thursday making the state the first to prohibit “stealthing,” or removing a condom during intercourse without a partner’s verbal consent. The new law makes the removal of a condom without consent a sexual assault, and affirms that the practice “causes long-term physical and emotional harms to…MORE

Seahawks’ real-life hawk mascot flies into the stands and lands on a football fan

Seahawks’ real-life hawk mascot flies into the stands and lands on a football fan

Taima the Hawk is a fixture at Seattle Seahawks home games, swooping through Lumen Field to the delight of thousands of football fans. The 16-year-old Augur hawk mascot made a particularly dramatic entrance at Thursday night’s game against the Los Angeles Rams — flying into the stands and landing on a fan’s back of the…MORE

New York City to eliminate gifted and talented school program after years of opponents saying that it segregated students
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New York City to eliminate gifted and talented school program after years of opponents saying that it segregated students

New York City will phase out its controversial gifted and talented student program after years of debate that the exclusive classes further segregated students. City officials say the new policy will allow all rising kindergarteners to have access to accelerated learning, in what the Mayor says will provide an equitable model allowing children to “reach…MORE

2 shot dead at senior living facility in Maryland’s Prince George’s County, police say

2 shot dead at senior living facility in Maryland’s Prince George’s County, police say

Two people were killed in a shooting at a Maryland senior living facility outside Washington, DC, on Friday morning, and a suspect has been taken into custody, officials said. The shooting happened at the Gateway Village National Church Residence in the town of Capitol Heights, Prince George’s County police spokesperson Julie Wright said. Those killed…MORE

Tar balls possibly linked to California oil spill are appearing on San Diego beaches amid fears environmental impact is spreading
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Tar balls possibly linked to California oil spill are appearing on San Diego beaches amid fears environmental impact is spreading

Tar balls that may be linked to the oil spill off the coast of Orange County, California, are washing up on San Diego beaches, county officials said Thursday, highlighting concerns about the widening environmental impact days after tens of thousands of gallons of crude oil spilled into the ocean. “While it is not impossible for…MORE

Conditions may be improving in the search for Brian Laundrie, who officials say was under surveillance before disappearing

Conditions may be improving in the search for Brian Laundrie, who officials say was under surveillance before disappearing

The search for Brian Laundrie, whose fiancĂ©e Gabby Petito was found dead in Wyoming after the pair embarked on a cross-country road trip over the summer, continues in an inhospitable Florida nature reserve that may soon prove easier to navigate for teams trying to find him, the Laundries’ family attorney says. “It seems the water…MORE

New Jersey man in viral racist rant charged with another act of intimidation
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New Jersey man in viral racist rant charged with another act of intimidation

A New Jersey man arrested in July after a video showed him shouting racial slurs at a neighbor has been charged “with leaving a threatening note on one of his victim’s cars earlier this year,” as well as vandalizing the victim’s vehicle, according to a news release from the Burlington County Prosecutor’s Office. Edward Cagney…MORE

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