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How we reported truth as lies spread.

The truth is hard to endure: A gunman slaughters 19 children and two teachers inside an elementary school classroom. Law enforcement officers stand in the hallway, but don’t go in to confront him.  The truth is hard to absorb: A 10-year-old girl is pregnant after being raped. Because she lives in Ohio, where abortions are heavily restricted, she travels to an Indiana doctor […]

Ivana Trump’s death caused by accidental blunt impact, examiner says

Ivana Trump, businesswoman and ex-wife of former President Donald Trump, died because of accidental blunt impact injuries to the torso, according to the NYC Office of Chief Medical Examiner. She was 73. “Having released this determination, OCME will not comment further on the investigation,” the examiner’s office said in a statement to USA TODAY. A New York Police Department spokesperson […]

Debate over transgender athletes raises question of fairness – To day news

Taylor Silverman, 27, didn’t set out to be an advocate for women’s sports. The skateboarder from Kalamazoo, Michigan, however, has decided not to stay silent about concerns facing female athletes. Silverman has been skateboarding for the past 11 years, and while she has frequently participated in more local competitions, she has also done bigger events […]

Brooks, Gaetz, among House Republicans who sought pardon after Jan. 6 – To day news

WASHINGTON – At least five House Republicans sought pardons from President Donald Trump after the Jan. 6, 2021, Capitol attack, White House officials told the House Jan. 6 committee in a video shown Thursday. The GOP lawmakers – Mo Brooks of Alabama, Matt Gaetz of Florida, Andy Biggs of Arizona, Louie Gohmert of Texas, and Scott Perry of Pennsylvania – have […]

YouTube BIPOC creators underrepresented in videos for kids, study says – To day news

Rita and Mirthell Mitchell started their YouTube channel, Onyx Family, in 2016 as a way to spend more time with their four kids. They made videos about playing little pranks on each other, creating relatable skits and telling stories.  “This would give us some opportunity to spend time together and have fun while making really […]

“Lilo & Stitch” characters captured sister love first, director says – To day news

“Lilo & Stitch” was a pioneer Disney movie when it came to centering a love story between sisters over romance. Yes, before “Frozen.” The 2002 film celebrates its 20th anniversary this year and in conversation with The New York Times, co-director Chris Sanders was candid about his frustration with the seemingly misplaced acclaim “Frozen” had […]

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