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After two days of jury selection, counsel presented opening statements in the murder trial of Alex Murdaugh. The disbarred South Carolina attorney is accused of murdering his wife and son in June 2021. Murdaugh, fallen scion of a legal dynasty in the state’s lowcountry region, has pleaded not guilty to the double homicide charge. If
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Last year had memorable internet food scandals. There was alarm at Bon Appétit‘s Brad Leone allegedly putting viewers at risk of botulism with the way he cooked on his YouTube series It’s Alive. People blamed severe illnesses and emergency surgeries on the meal kit brand Daily Harvest‘s lentil and leek crumbles. And then there was TikTok‘s “Pink
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Listen, plain M&Ms are, objectively, among the worst candies on the market. They are dry. They are tasteless. With their candy coating removed, they look like something that came out of your third grade classroom rabbit’s ass. And yet, somehow, improbably, the candy you dreaded seeing in your bag on Halloween has become a major
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Remaining resources will be diverted to legal fund Time’s Up — the anti-harassment organization that formed five years ago in the midst of the #MeToo movement — is ceasing operations at the end of January, the Associated Press reports. The organization has been under scrutiny since a New York Attorney General’s report found in late
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The Memphis Police Department announced Friday that five MPD officers involved in the arrest of Tyre Nichols have been fired. The news follows a civil rights investigation by the Justice Department and the FBI after Nichols died after a confrontation with Memphis police during a Jan. 7 traffic stop. Shortly after being arrested, Tyre Nichols,
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In an exclusive excerpt from his new memoir, ‘Straight Shooter’, Stephen A. Smith, America’s most popular and tenacious sports media figure, looks back on a formative experience of developing grit in his hometown of Hollis, Queens, after he was held back in elementary school as the result of undiagnosed dyslexia.  From the time I was
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Andrew Callaghan — host of YouTube channels All Gas No Brakes and Channel5, and filmmaker behind HBO’s 2022 documentary This Place Rules — has apologized after being accused by multiple women of sexual misconduct. Callaghan began his four-and-a-half minute YouTube clip stressing that he wants to be “fully accountable” and “transparent,” and thanks “every single person who’s came out
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