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Lydia O'Connor


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Recent articles by Lydia:

Person Of Interest In Miya Marcano Disappearance Found Dead

Armando Manuel Caballero was seen entering the 19-year-old's apartment shortly before she went missing. → Read More

U.S. Rep. Karen Bass Is Running For Mayor Of Los Angeles: Reports

The California congresswoman is one of the most prominent Black figures in U.S. politics. → Read More

Body Of Missing Grad Student Jelani Day Identified In Illinois

The 25-year-old's disappearance has been highlighted as the type of case that gets less attention than those of missing white women. → Read More

Jim Mattis Gives Damning Testimony On Elizabeth Holmes And Theranos

“We were being deprived of fundamental issues," the former defense secretary said. → Read More

Scott Peterson To Be Re-Sentenced For 2002 Murder Of Pregnant Wife

A court overturned his death sentence last year due to revelations about a faulty jury selection process. → Read More

'Sex And The City' Actor Willie Garson Dies At Age 57

The actor was famous for playing Stanford Blatch on the hit HBO show. → Read More

500 Female Athletes Urge Supreme Court To Protect Abortion Rights

Taking abortion access away from female athletes will force many of them to "sacrifice their athletic aspirations and pursuits," their letter reads. → Read More

Supreme Court To Hear Major Mississippi Abortion Case On Dec. 1

Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization is a direct challenge to Roe v. Wade. → Read More

What We Know About The Mysterious Disappearance Of Gabby Petito

The 22-year-old influencer went missing on a road trip with her boyfriend, who now refuses to speak with the police. → Read More

Recall Outcome Proves Dems Shouldn't Be 'Timid' On COVID, Newsom Says

"We need to stiffen our spines and lean into keeping people safe and healthy," California Gov. Gavin Newsom said after prevailing in an attempt to recall... → Read More

California Lawmakers Plan Reform To State's Chaotic Recall System

The unsuccessful effort to oust Gov. Gavin Newsom from office has renewed concern about the way California handles recalls. → Read More

Gov. Gavin Newsom Prevails In California Recall Election

The state's Democratic governor has survived a Republican-led effort to oust him from office a year early. → Read More

'Roe Baby' At Center Of Landmark Abortion Case Is Identified For 1st Time

Shelley Lynn Thornton's birth mother was the plaintiff in Roe v. Wade. Now 51, she revealed her identity for the first time in The Atlantic. → Read More

Barack Obama Appears In Ad Opposing California Recall, Supporting Gavin Newsom

The former president joins Vice President Kamala Harris and other high-profile Democrats in stumping for Gov. Gavin Newsom. → Read More

Britney Spears' Father Petitions Court To End Her Conservatorship: Reports

Jamie Spears has been instrumental in the development and continuation of his pop star daughter's conservatorship. → Read More

Texas Ban Expected To Give ‘Rocket Fuel’ To Anti-Abortion Movement

Abortion activists warn that copycat laws could soon spread nationwide. → Read More

Texas Just Placed A Huge Financial Burden On Women Who Need Abortions

Traveling out of state for an abortion can be prohibitively expensive. Here's how easily the costs add up. → Read More

Groups Ask SCOTUS To Block Imminent Texas Abortion Ban From Going Into Effect

“In less than two days, Texas politicians will have effectively overturned Roe v. Wade,” one petitioner said. → Read More

Theranos Founder Elizabeth Holmes' Trial Is Finally Kicking Off

After delays from the pandemic and Holmes' pregnancy, the disgraced entrepreneur finally heads to court. → Read More

Capitol Officer Who Fatally Shot Ashli Babbitt Reveals His Identity

A police investigation recently cleared Lt. Michael Byrd of any wrongdoing in the Jan. 6 shooting. → Read More