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Editorial: An injustice of miscarriage in Oklahoma lands a woman in prison

No matter what role Brittney Poolaw's drug use played in the demise of her fetus, her miscarriage is a tragic event, not a criminal attack perpetrated by her.

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‘Hot’ Grinch makes hearts grow three sizes on TikTok
Is TikTok thirsting after The Grinch? Alessa Dufresne, 26, was surprised to see users’ reactions to her flirty exchange with an actor playing the Dr. Seuss character at Universal Orlando Resort in Florida. “I just know he is FINE under that makeup,” one commenter wrote. Another joked: “HELP WHY IS HE HOT.”
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Waukesha parade suspect Darrell Brooks says he feels 'dehumanized,' 'demonized' in first jailhouse interview
Darrell Brooks Jr. has spent the last 10 days locked up in a Wisconsin jail cell after allegedly mowing through the barricades and into revelers at the Waukesha Christmas parade, killing six and injuring 62.
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Bug photographer draws fire for doping his tiny subjects
Some critics within the world of insect photography are up in arms over the morality of drugging bugs.
Defenses in spotlight for Oklahoma St-Baylor Big 12 matchup
Often, the chatter heading into the Big 12 championship game focuses on dynamic offenses and a quarterback chasing the Heisman Trophy.
The Bidens will attend Sunday’s Kennedy Center Honors, restoring a tradition that Trump rejected
Vice President Harris and husband Douglas Emhoff will also attend the celebration of arts luminaries.
I accidentally put my baby up for sale on Facebook
Lucy Battle had been trying to flog the old two seater couch when she accidentally included a picture of her son.
WATCH: Protests gather as Supreme Court considers historic abortion case
Thousands gathered outside the Supreme Court on Wednesday as the court heard arguments in the most serious challenge to Roe vs. Wade in 30 years.
China-Linked Operators Used Fake Biologist to Undermine World Health Org’s COVID Probe
STR/GettyChina-linked operators used a fake Swiss biologist in order to discredit a World Health Organization inquiry into the origins of the coronavirus pandemic, according to new research from Meta.The operators created an account on Facebook in the name “Wilson Edwards” and had it claim that the U.S. government had engaged in "enormous pressure and even intimidation" on the World Health Organization in the course of the group’s investigation into how the coronavirus pandemic began in an operation that spanned different social media platforms.Swiss officials confirmed that Edwards, the purported biologist, did not exist in a Twitter post noting that government databases held no entry for a citizen by that name.Read more at The Daily Beast.Got a tip? Send it to The Daily Beast here
How To Watch ‘Christmas With The Chosen: The Messengers’
The hit faith series tells the story of Jesus' birth.
Oklahoma players call out Lincoln Riley over USC quote
Lincoln Riley's former Oklahoma players let out their frustration about the coach after his surprise departure for the head coach job at USC over the weekend.
Craig Sager’s daughter Kacy roasts Monty McCutchen for TV outfit
Monty McCutchen went for a look resembling Craig Sager, but the daughter of the late broadcaster disapproves. On Tuesday, McCutchen — who is the NBA’s head of referee development and training — was seen wearing a beige suit, plaid vest, and bowtie on-air. As screenshots of the look made the rounds online, Sager’s daughter Kacy...
LA thieves go after baby-strolling mother
Follow-home robbers targeted a mother with a baby in a stroller after she opened the gates to her home in Los Angeles, police said.
Bodycam footage shows officer fatally shooting man in wheelchair
A Tucson police officer was fired after fatally shooting a man in a motorized wheelchair. The man was accused of shoplifting and pulling a knife when confronted outside a Walmart, officials said.
Man injured by needle attached to gas pump
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WATCH: What we know about the victims of the Oxford High School shooting
Four students were killed and seven others were injured.
Kaapo Kakko’s Rangers future hinges more on Ryan Strome than Jack Hughes
The question has been raised on this side of the Hudson whether and what impact Hughes’ deal might have on Kakko’s next contract.
Wife of legendary music executive Clarence Avant fatally shot in Beverly Hills home
Jacqueline Avant, the wife of Grammy Award-winning music executive Clarence Avant, was fatally shot early Wednesday in her Los Angeles-area home.
Inside the Confusing COVID Rules on College Campuses
They don’t always make sense. Are they working?
Laid-off Meredith staff worked unpaid OT on Ayesha Curry’s ‘Sweet July’ magazine
Meredith is being accused of laying off Shape staffers without notice and stiffing them on pay for working overtime on Ayesha Curry's Sweet July magazine.
News the MLB used 2 types of baseballs in 2021 could throw curveball into labor talks
Players and owners face a Wednesday night deadline to reach a deal — or else owners can impose a lockout, the league's first work stoppage since the 1990s.
Clock ticks down to MLB's 1st work stoppage since 1995
The clock ticked down Wednesday toward the expiration of Major League Baseball’s collective bargaining agreement at 11:59 p.m. EST and a likely management lockout ending the sport’s labor peace at 9,740 days over 26 1/2 years.
Rep. Peter DeFazio becomes latest House Democrat to announce retirement
Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-Ore.), the chairman of the powerful House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, announced Wednesday that he will not seek re-election for a 19th two-year term.
Oxford School Officials Met With Gunman's Parents Morning of Shooting For Behavior Issues
School personnel had also met with the alleged shooter the day before the violent attack.
Model Heather Marks sells Manhattan 2-bed beauty for $1.6M
Canadian model Heather Marks has sold her two-bedroom East Village condo on 13th Street for $1.66 million — $15,000 under its last asking price.
Psaki ducks question on Biden claim Trump responsible for 'many' COVID-19 deaths as toll keeps mounting
Jen Psaki refused to acknowledge previous remarks from President Biden about Trump which claimed “anyone who is responsible” for thousands of COVID-19 deaths should “not remain” in the White House.
Here are the charges against Michigan school shooting suspect
CNN's Shimon Prokupecz breaks down the charges Oakland County prosecutor Karen McDonald announced against Michigan school shooting suspect Ethan Crumbley.
Biden to reveal 'winter plan' on COVID, omicron variant. Here's what health experts want to hear.
The president will announce plans Thursday for how the nation should handle COVID during the holiday season. Health experts have ideas to add.
Chris Cuomo could be back on CNN ‘in January’: Brian Stelter
CNN's Brian Stelter predicted that Chris Cuomo might only be suspended for a few weeks after secretly helping his brother, former Gov. Andrew Cuomo, try to counter his sexual harassment scandal.
Police officers shot, killed in 2021 at all-time high: National Fraternal Order of Police
The National Fraternal Order of Police, the world's largest organization of law enforcement officers, on Wednesday reported a record number of police officers shot and killed in 2021.
'Unfathomable' slaying of Jacqueline Avant stuns Hollywood and political world
The shooting death of Jacqueline Avant at home brought grief, shock and remembrances from the worlds of politics, entertainment and L.A. philanthropy.
Biden repeats debunked claim he ‘used to drive a tractor-trailer’
President Biden repeated a debunked claim that he "used to drive a tractor trailer" during a trip Tuesday to Dakota County Technical College in Rosemount, Minnesota.
Student busted with loaded gun, $30K inside Brooklyn high school: sources
A 17-year-old city student was busted with a loaded 9 mm pistol and more than $30,000 in cash inside a Brooklyn high school Wednesday.
Noah Syndergaard spotted in NYC for first time since bolting Mets for Angels
Former Mets pitcher Noah Syndergaard was spotted in midtown Manhattan on Wednesday for the first time since he signed a one-year, $21 million deal with the Angels earlier this month.
Chris Cuomo’s suspension ‘challenging, divisive and troubling’ inside CNN, insiders say
CNN's suspension of Chris Cuomo this week prompted a wide array of reactions from inside the struggling network as leadership must decide if the "Cuomo Prime Time" namesake is eventually welcomed back after "exceptionally troubling" conduct, insiders tell Fox News Digital.
AFC has record 12 teams at .500 or better through Week 12
The NFL has never quite seen a conference like this year's AFC.
Philadelphia teen shot 18 times at bus stop amid city’s all-time homicide record
Samir Jefferson, a ninth-grader at Thomas Edison High School, was waiting for a bus about 3:30 p.m. Monday when two gunmen jumped out of a car and opened fire.
Stacey Abrams Launches Second Campaign to Become Georgia’s Governor—and the First Black Woman to Hold the Office
(ATLANTA) — Stacey Abrams, the Georgia Democrat and leading voting rights activist, said Wednesday that she will launch another campaign to become the nation’s first Black woman governor. Without serious competition in a Democratic primary, the announcement sets up a likely rematch between Abrams and incumbent Republican Gov. Brian Kemp. Their 2018 contest was one…
How Democrats misunderstand Biden’s bully pulpit
They're begging him to "focus" on inflation, which he's already doing. That's not the problem.
AP Explains: Justices lean toward abortion limits
The Supreme Court's conservative majority on Wednesday signaled it would uphold Mississippi's 15-week ban on abortion and may go much further to overturn the nationwide right to abortion. (Dec. 1)
It won't be easy for Cowboys nor Saints in Big Easy
Yes, it's been a strange year on the field, with visiting teams 90-87-1, not counting two neutral-site games in London. And this week's betting lines are further proof home field isn't necessarily an advantage.
HBO was ‘concerned’ about ‘Sopranos’ star James Gandolfini ‘staying alive’
"We were concerned about Gandolfini staying alive. Occasionally he would go on a bender or a coke binge," former HBO exec Jeff Bewkes revealed.
Stacey Abrams announces second try for Georgia governor
Stacey Abrams on Wednesday announced a second try for Georgia governor.
Stacey Abrams Wants a Rematch, Announces Bid to Challenge Brian Kemp for Georgia Governor
Abrams lost to Kemp in their contentious 2018 race by fewer than 60,000 votes and initially refused to concede amid allegations of voter suppression.
Man recovering from cardiac surgery wins $1 million with ‘heart’ scratch-off
A Massachusetts man recuperating from cardiac surgery won a $1 million prize on a gifted instant ticket that contained the word “heart.”
31 magical gifts for Disney lovers this holiday season
The best gifts for Disney lovers include everything from 'Star Wars' plushies to 'Cinderella''s glass slipper—shop our top picks.
Championship picks: Georgia over Tide, Michigan over Iowa
Those conference championship upsets with the potential to create College Football Playoff chaos scenarios never actually happen.
Second Batch of Dumped FedEx Packages Found 75 Miles Away From First Alabama Location
Jemison police said they had recovered about 20 or more of the parcels that seemed to have been dumped alongside County Road 166.