Nadia Bokody: Trolls attacked me for gaining weight, when I lost it they didn’t stop

Two years ago, I looked very different to how I do today. Not better. Not worse. Just different. As a result of some medication I was taking at the time, I gained a significant amount of weight – a side effect I was entirely unphased by, despite other people routinely letting me know how much … Read more

New York Times blasts Supreme Court as ‘judicial arm of the Republican Party’: ‘squandered’ its ‘legitimacy’

The New York Times editorial board claimed that the Supreme Court has become the “judicial arm of the Republican Party” devoted to achieving “partisan victories” for conservatives. The board argued on Saturday that the court has destroyed the public’s “trust” in it as an institution, and has “squandered” its own “legitimacy” with allegedly partisan rulings … Read more

7 Americans released from detention in Venezuela, Biden says

Seven Americans detained in Venezuela have been released, the White House announced Saturday. “Today, after years of being wrongfully detained in Venezuela, we are bringing home Jorge Toledo, Tomeu Vadell, Alirio Zambrano, Jose Luis Zambrano, Jose Pereira, Matthew Heath and Osman Khan,” President Joe Biden said in a statement. Five of the individuals released were … Read more

Veteran teacher accused of sexually assaulting 10-year-old girl at Santa Ana elementary school

A veteran teacher was arrested this week on suspicion of sexually assaulting a 10-year-old girl at a Santa Ana elementary school, police said. The girl alleged that Joseph Frances Deluca, 47, touched her inappropriately in a classroom at Edison Elementary School, Santa Ana police said. School officers reported the incident on Thursday to police, who … Read more