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‘Missing White Woman Syndrome’: Indigenous people left to wonder how

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The story of Gabrielle "Gabby" Petito has swept the country.USA TODAY. The New York Times. The Washington Post. Fox News. CNN. The nation's major news outlets have all covered her life and dissected her "van life" videos on social media, produced timelines around her disappearance, analyzed police bodycam footage and reports, and devoted daily coverage to…

Joy Reid calls out ‘Missing White Woman Syndrome’ amid Gabby

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“The Petito family certainly deserves answers and justice,” Reid acknowledged while decrying the inconsistent media coverage.On Monday’s airing of The ReidOut, host Joy Reid addressed the massive media coverage surrounding Gabrielle “Gabby” Petito, the young New York woman found dead in Wyoming after going missing earlier this month while on a road trip from Florida…

An Idaho nurse who told her family not to get

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A nurse working in a COVID-19 ward. Mario Tama/Getty ImagesAn Idaho nurse who told her family not to get vaccinated has died from COVID-19, CNN reported.The nurse's brother told CNN he thinks his sister absorbed misinformation about the vaccines from YouTube.A steep rise in COVID cases this month has caused hospitals across Idaho to ration…

Ohio man awaits Haitian migrant friend’s arrival

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As they stepped off the white Border Patrol van outside the Val Verde Border Humanitarian Coalition in Del Rio, Texas, a man in a neon yellow vest stood quietly, scanning the line of Haitian migrants who had just arrived. Some carried sleeping babies, one toddler walked behind her mother wrapped in a silver heat blanket.…

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Workers reinstall Wisconsin statues downed in 2020 protest

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MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin workers reinstalled two statues Tuesday on the state Capitol grounds that protesters ripped down during a demonstration last year in the wake of George Floyd's death. Workers reinstalled a 9-foot-6-inch statue of Wisconsin abolitionist Col. Hans Christian Heg as well as a 7-foot statue of a woman symbolizing the state's “Forward”…

Mom and Daughter Killed Adult Film Actress With Backyard Butt

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LAPDA mom and daughter who allegedly posed as plastic surgery pros have been charged with murder after an aspiring adult film actress’ illegal butt augmentation surgery turned deadly.Libby Adame, 51, and Alicia Galaz, 23, were arrested Aug. 5 in Riverside, California, in connection with the death of 26-year-old Karissa Rajpaul, who died at a local…

Masks help keep students safe from COVID, studies say; vaccine

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Sheriff: No charges after twin boys die from heat in

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COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A sheriff said no charges will be filed against a South Carolina father whose 20-month-old boys died from heat after he forgot to drop them off at daycare and left them in his vehicle because he was under intense pressure at work.Watching investigators interview the father was one of the most…

Woman charged after daughter, 3, found dead in garbage bag

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TAWAS CITY, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan woman has been charged with murder days after her 3-year-old daughter's body was found with stab wounds inside a garbage bag, authorities said.Justine Johnson, 22, was arraigned Monday in 81st District Court in Tawas City on one count each of felony murder and first-degree child abuse. She pleaded…