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Zoe Richards

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Past articles by Zoe:

State Department Condemns Russia’s Crackdown on Independent News as Journalists Flee

“At home, the Kremlin is engaged in a full assault on media freedom and the truth,” a department spokesman said in a statement. → Read More

James Clifton, JetBlue Pilot With Soaring Blood Alcohol Level, Plucked From Cockpit Before Takeoff

James Clifton, 52, was heading through security when TSA agents noticed he seemed impaired. → Read More

Ukraine and Russia Are Discussing Timing of ‘Potential Peace Talks’

“The sides are holding consultations on the place and time,” a spokesman for Ukranian President Volodymyr Zelensky said. → Read More

AnnaLynne McCord Has a Really Weird Explanation for That Putin Poem

The actor’s viral video message linked Putin’s invasion of Ukraine to a lack of maternal love. → Read More

Tennis Star Novak Djokovic Loses World Number 1 Ranking After Dubai Loss

Djokovic had savored the top spot for more than two years but lost it during a nearly two-hour matchup against Jiri Vesely on Thursday. → Read More

Russian Forces Could Seize Kyiv Within Hours, Report Says

Ukraine’s air defenses have been almost entirely eliminated and Russian troops appear to be pressing forward to claim the capital, a senior Western intelligence official said. → Read More

‘Hero’ Cop Killed With His Own Gun During Houston Mall Altercation

The suspect was then fatally shot by Houston cops after they confronted him in a food court. → Read More

Mom Who Faked Daughter’s Terminal Illness Gets 16 Years in Prison for Her Death

Olivia Gant, who was honored with an elaborate Make-A-Wish costume party while in hospice care, was severely malnourished when she died in 2017. → Read More

School District Pulls Acclaimed Book on Racial Injustice Over One Parent’s Gripes

Larry D. Moore, CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia CommonsA 10th grade English class in North Carolina is no longer allowed to read an acclaimed book about a teen’s... → Read More

School Vaccine Clinic Shut Down by Right-Wing Sabotage Campaign

A viral video shared by “Libs of TikTok” was part of a bid to fear-monger about kids supposedly getting the vaccine under false pretenses. → Read More

Basketballer Left ‘STUNNED’ After Racist Taunts Fly at California High School Game

The Friday night game at California’s Laguna Hills High School descended into racist abuse and alleged threats from an assistant coach. → Read More

Thieves Snatch Pooch From Owner at Gunpoint—Then Come Back for Her Car

The Alameda County Sheriff’s Office said that the alleged Frenchie thieves pulled up to the women in a black SUV before making off with the dog and the victim’s purse. → Read More

Teacher Charged After Leaving Kids Home Alone ‘Two Days and Two Nights,’ Cops Say

Kerry Lyn Caviasca is currently on leave from teaching at Waterbury Public Schools. → Read More

Warriors Distance Themselves From Co-Owner Who Doesn’t ‘Care’ About Uyghurs

The basketball team called him “a limited investor who has no day-to-day operating functions.” → Read More

Judge Tosses Teen Rape Conviction, Says 148 Days in Jail Is ‘Plenty of Punishment’

WGEMAn Illinois judge had a shocking outburst in court Wednesday, kicking a prosecutor out with minimal explanation as outrage grows over the judge’s... → Read More

Couple Accused of Murdering Seattle Woman Ditch Ankle Monitors and Flee, Cops Say

Dallas authorities said the women have dodged calls, texts, and emails from officers seven months after they posted bond. → Read More

These Eerie Missing Person Cases Are Still Haunting Investigators

How six people vanished without a trace in 2021, confounding investigators and leaving loved ones disturbed by their sudden disappearances. → Read More

‘Gross Disservice’: Oklahoma AG Slammed for Idiotic Vaccine Comments

The state’s top law enforcement officer STILL thinks the science on vaccines “isn’t clear.” → Read More

Jussie Smollett Gets Punchy as He’s Grilled on the Stand

Kamil Krzaczynski/GettyActor Jussie Smollett took the stand in his own defense for a second time on Tuesday morning, pushing back during a heated cross... → Read More

Omicron Variant Officially Hits the United States

“Sooner or later, we’re going to see cases,” President Biden said on Monday. “This variant is a cause for concern—not a cause for panic.” → Read More