"Love over hate," Bubba Wallace says, after the president calls a story over a garage noose a "hoax".
The Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, John Roberts, fell last month and required an overnight stay in the hospital, a Supreme Court spokeswoman confirmed to Deadline on Tuesday. The Washington Post broke the story. Chief Justice John Roberts was hospitalized overnight last month after injuring his head in a fall https://t.co/VxH0foaJju -- The […]
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Disneyland's closure is devastating local businesses. But some still say the park should not open yet.
"Once we open the theme parks, California is open to the whole world. The date doesn’t matter. What matters is, are we ready to be safe?” said one local union leader.
- U.S.The Daily Beast
Mary Kay Letourneau—who gained tabloid infamy for raping her 12-year-old former student, having children with him, and later marrying him—has died of cancer, her attorneys said.The 58-year-old split from husband Vili Fualaau, now 36, more than a year ago. It was not publicly known that she was ill.“Expected but sad anyway,” her attorney David Gehrke, told TV station KOMO. “She was a good person.”Letourneau was a married mom of four working as a sixth-grade teacher in Washington state in 1997 when she was arrested for sexual contact with Fualaau. The case made headlines around the globe and turned her into a national punchline.She gave birth to their first child shortly before being sentenced to six months as part of a plea deal. Weeks after her release, she was caught with Fualaau in violation of that agreement and tossed back in prison for seven years. She gave birth to their second child, another girl, behind bars.The two began a legal romance after she was released, and they married in 2005—even though Fualaau had unsuccessfully sued the school for failing to protect him from her.“She got out of prison and I asked her to marry me right away,” Fualaau told A&E for a special in 2018. “I knew that my kids would have both their parents in a house and that was something I didn’t have, and I wanted them to have that experience.”She maintained that she didn’t know that having sex with a boy was illegal.“If someone had told me, if anyone had told me, there is a specific law that says this is a crime,” she told Australian TV in 2018. “I did not know. I’ve said this over and over again. Had I known, if anyone knows my personality. Just the idea, this would count as a crime.”The scandalous union hit the rocks in 2017 and they formally separated in February 2019. People magazine said Letourneau struggled after the breakup.“She’s trying to pick up the pieces and move on, but she’s feeling kind of lost,” a source told the magazine in March. “She’s not sure what to do next.”Read more at The Daily Beast.Get our top stories in your inbox every day. Sign up now!Daily Beast Membership: Beast Inside goes deeper on the stories that matter to you. Learn more.
A new model by the University of Washington is projecting more than 200,000 U.S. coronavirus deaths by November, though it says it's not too late to take a simple step that could save tens of thousands of lives. The latest projection by the university's Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation shows the U.S. death toll hitting at least 208,255 by Nov. 1, if current conditions hold up. “As we all have come to recognize, wearing masks can substantially reduce transmission of the virus,” IHME Director Dr. Christopher Murray said in a statement.
ESPN said it would cancel its flagship morning radio program, "Golic & WIngo," while bringing Mike Greenberg, half of the team that helped the Disney sports-media giant carve a bigger business in the audio world, back to the medium as part of a reworking of its national lineup. Greenberg, who spent 17 years with co-host […]
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“The entitlement is disgusting.”