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In the Pitfalls of Advocacy, A Portrait of One Survivor’s Resilience Under the Spotlight in ‘On Her Shoulders’ Premieres Monday, July 22, 2019 Away from the podium, a Yazidi survivor must navigate bureaucracy, fame and people’s good intentions After surviving the 2014 genocide of the Yazidis in Northern Iraq and escaping sexual slavery at the… Read More
The Virginia court’s sentence is largely symbolic. Last month, a federal judge sentenced Fields to life in prison for killing a woman protesting a white nationalist rally in 2017.
A day after a series of tweets using racist language to describe the Democratic lawmakers, President Trump said the four women of color should apologize to him.
UPDATE 12:30 p.m. — The Gallia County Sheriff’s Office says charges are being filed in a fire that occurred at the old River Valley High School. In a press release released Tuesday, the sheriff’s office said an investigation “led to the identification of several persons of interest” believed to be responsible for starting the fire, which… Read More
A new version of the comprehensive energy bill, HB6, was introduced in the Ohio Senate on Monday that would charge residential ratepayers $0.85 a month on their electric bills to bail out the state’s two nuclear power plants. That fee, along with charges to commercial and industrial users, would generate $170 million. Of that money,… Read More
With drug use surging in the past decade and a half, many parents are losing custody of their kids. But is foster care the best solution?