PLUS: Stigmas on race, gender and sex overlap in Atlanta slayings
USA TODAY – Robert Aaron Long, the 21-year-old suspect charged with eight counts of murder after three shootings Tuesday at Atlanta-area spas, had been in rehab for sex addiction and was wracked with guilt about his sexual urges, according to two people who lived with him in transitional housing.
Long allegedly shot and killed eight people – six women and two men – at three...
NPR SHOTS – For many years, Jessica Duenas led what she calls a double life.
She was the first in her immigrant family to go to college. In 2019, she won Kentucky's Teacher of the Year award.
That same year, Duenas typically downed nearly a liter of liquor every night.
By the time she was 34, she was diagnosed with alcoholic hepatitis, a serious inflammation of her liver that doctors warned could could soon lead...
Fox News’s Jeanine Pirro slammed Vice President Kamala Harris as a “mealy-mouthed politician” for not speaking up about the seven women who have accused Gov. Andrew Cuomo of sexual misconduct.
Pirro said during the “closing statement” portion of her show Saturday evening:
“Finally, tonight, she is a fraud, a phony, a woman without a moral core, a regular two-faced, mealy-mouthed politician who swings with the wind. A real role model, ain’t she?”
After showing various news...
THE HILL – Former first lady Michelle Obama recently opened up about her struggle with what she described as “low-grade depression” during the challenging events of 2020.
Last year brought an unprecedented global pandemic, a nationwide reckoning with racial injustice and police brutality, as well as a tense presidential election.
In an interview with People magazine, Obama said she now recognizes she needed to allow herself space to process everything. She told the magazine:
“We had the...
YAHOO! NEWS – Judi Dench opened up in a conversation benefiting the Vision Foundation about continuing her acting career while coping with deteriorating eyesight.
Dench told the audience she remains a working actress by relying on close friends to help her memorize new scripts through the repetition of reading them aloud to her.
“You find a way of just getting about and getting over the things that you find very difficult.”
“I’ve had to find another way...
MEDICAL NEWS TODAY – The 2011 rom-com Hysteria popularized the view that sex toys are tools meant to cure hysteria in female patients.
This story originates from an influential book of medical history: The Technology of Orgasm, by Rachel Maines, which first appeared in 1999.
Maines argued that, in the late 19th century, doctors would often treat female patients’ hysteria symptoms by manually stimulating their genitalia.
According to her, the device eventually emerged as a device...
MIFFLINTOWN, Pa. (WHTM)
67-year-old Cathy Husler got her first COVID-19 shot on Feb. 3, started having chills the next day, and a day after that, had chills so bad, she went to the ER.
“My temperature was 103.8,” Husler said. She had to stay overnight at Geisinger Lewistown.
“Wanted to rule out that I didn’t have any heart issues, that I didn’t have pneumonia, did a chest x-ray, did a CT scan to rule out that...
PSYCHOLOGY TODAY – According to a 2018 Gallup poll, pornography use is seen as morally acceptable among a rising percentage of Americans, moving from 30 percent approval in 2011 to 43 percent by 2018 ...
Of particular interest is the impact of pornography on marriage ...
In terms of basic statistics, in this convenience sample, over 35 days half of couples reported pornography use on the same day they had sex. By and large, pornography use...
NewChannel9 – NASHVILLE, Tenn.--Tennessee Governor Bill Lee took to Twitter on Friday to disagree with a statement made by Vice President Kamala Harris.
VP Harris tweeted on Friday:
"On the 48th Anniversary of Roe v. Wade, we recommit ourselves to ensuring that everyone has access to care—including reproductive health care—no matter their income, race, zip code, health insurance status, or immigration status."
Governor Lee retweeted the Vice President with a one-line statement which reads "Abortion isn't...
"Ms. Boylan described her experience working for Mr. Cuomo as 'beyond toxic' and 'endlessly dispiriting.'"
Lindsey Boylan, who is now running for Manhattan borough president, said the governor would often discuss her physical appearance when she worked for him.
The New York Times – A former aide to Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo on Sunday accused him of sexual harassment, asserting that the governor would often discuss her physical appearance, something she said occurred over the course...
"Kidnapping is a violent crime that is charged as a first degree felony offense in Florida, and a defendant convicted of this offense may face up to 30 years to life in state prison." – Michael Mirer, criminal defense attorney, South Florida
Fox News – A Florida man was arrested Wednesday in the 1998 kidnapping and rape of a 22-year-old woman, investigators said.
James Byrd, now 60, was arrested on charges of armed kidnapping and sexual battery.
Fox News – Major League Baseball umpire Brian O’Nora was one of the men arrested in Ohio in a sex sting operation over the weekend.
O’Nora, 57, of Youngstown, was arrested along with 13 other men in Liberty Township. The local police department conducted the sting with the Mahoning Valley Human Trafficking Task Force.
O’Nora and the men were charged with third-degree misdemeanor soliciting and first-degree misdemeanor possession of criminal tools.
TMZ Sports was the first to link...
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