It was a Friday evening in early September, and Mani Mengiste, a chemistry graduate student at MIT, was tossing and turning. She couldn't sleep.
The 23-year-old had just read Ronan Farrow's New Yorker piece exposing the extent of convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein's donations to the prestigious tech school. The story revealed that for years, MIT officials had quietly consulted with the alleged billionaire, solicited his funds, and marked sizable cash donations from him as anonymous, despite supposedly banning him from a list of donors.
Arivaca, AZ, about 10 miles from the Mexican border, is a magnet for colorful characters—including armed anti-immigration extremists. They call themselves militias, but others call them vigilantes, or even murderers. Now, the community is taking a stand against them.
Felicity Huffman's 14-day jail sentence shows just how much privilege plays into criminal sentencing
On Sept. 13, a federal judge sentenced Felicity Huffman to 14 days in prison, 250 hours of community service, supervised release for one year, and a $30,000 fine.
The judge's sentence was based, in part, on a sentence given to Kelley Williams-Bolar, a woman who was sentenced to 10 days in jail for registering her kids in a school district she didn't live in in order for them to receive a better education.
GORI, GEORGIA—The specter of Joseph Stalin haunts every inch of the room. Sculptures, portraits, and framed newspaper clippings of the moustached dictator populate the hallways. Stalin’s wood tobacco pipes, army caps, and military tunics collect dust under display cases.
This drag queen is not letting conservative protesters stop her from spreading a message of love and acceptance to Philadelphia children.
In 2014, a 22-year-old virgin from Santa Barbara, California made a series of disturbing YouTube videos. He filmed sunsets and walks in the park while he chatted about his inability to make friends and speak to girls. He told the camera he was “rotting in loneliness” and referred to his virginity as an “injustice.” His last video took a sinister turn.
YEREVAN, ARMENIA—Vahe Hovhannesian, a 31-year-old jeweller and Syrian refugee, sits by his work table in a studio in Yerevan. An empty coffee cup, full ashtray, pliers, monocular glass loupe and weighing scale are scattered in front of him, along with a small pile of gold chains. His fingertips are stained black and he is sizing an engagement ring. In the corner of his cramped studio, a small portrait of Jesus hangs on the wall.
A glance at Paulette Jordan’s career might tip you to the fact she’s a bit of an anomaly. Yes, she’s a gunslinging, horse-riding single mother. But the 38-year-old Idahoan is also running to become America’s first Native American governor, ever.
Suicide Or Murder? Philadelphia Teacher’s Baffling Death Still Leaves Her Family Searching For Answers
For eight years, Joshua and Sandee Greenberg have tirelessly investigated the death of their 27-year-old daughter, Ellen, who was found stabbed to death in her apartment. Philadelphia authorities say she killed herself but they refuse to believe that.
A U.K. father has been sentenced to 16 years in prison for orchestrating a plot to douse his 3-year-old son in sulphuric acid.
Kyle Larsen, 32, was charged on Wednesday and faces 18 counts, including theft, distributing controlled substances and practicing medicine without a license.