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The first day of fall is coming. Here are 5 things you probably didn’t know

The first day of fall is coming. Here are 5 things you probably didn’t know

Yes, the season for chunky scarves, pumpkin-spiced everything and fantasy football is upon us. Fall, autumn, harvest season — whatever you call it — starts Monday, September 23, in the Northern Hemisphere. Here are some interesting things to know about the season: 1. Fall isn’t caused by the Earth’s distance from the sun That’s right.…MORE

Some have started vape stockpiling in the US as a federal ban looms

Some have started vape stockpiling in the US as a federal ban looms

The great “vapocalypse” has begun and the horsemen leading the charge are from New York and Michigan. The news that both states have banned the sale of most flavored e-liquids set off alarms in the vaping community, and led to some vaping enthusiasts to stock up on flavors like Dinner Lady Lemon Sherbet, Vapetasia Killer…MORE

Thousands of abandoned medical records found in deceased Indiana doctor’s abortion clinics

Thousands of abandoned medical records found in deceased Indiana doctor’s abortion clinics

First, authorities discovered a spine-chilling 2,246 fetal remains in the Illinois garage of an abortion doctor after his death. Then, investigators found “thousands” of abandoned medical records across his abortion clinics in Indiana, the Indiana attorney general announced on Friday. Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill called Dr. Ulrich Klopfer one “of the more notorious abortionists…MORE

He tweeted hate at her. She sued. Then she met him

He tweeted hate at her. She sued. Then she met him

When the torrent of hate first hit, Taylor Dumpson curled into a fetal position and rocked herself, unable to speak. Next, she made sure she was never alone in case the people who’d hung bananas in nooses and berated her online decided to attack her in person. “I was terrified. I didn’t know who these…MORE

Charlie Rose sued for sexual harassment by former makeup artist

Charlie Rose sued for sexual harassment by former makeup artist

A makeup artist who worked for television personality Charlie Rose for 22 years is suing him for sexual harassment, saying he created a toxic work environment where women were sexually harassed, dominated and diminished, according to court documents filed on Thursday. Gina G. Riggi says Rose routinely ridiculed her physical appearance and made inappropriate remarks…MORE

California synagogue congregants relive horror of shooting in court

California synagogue congregants relive horror of shooting in court

A judge determined Friday there is enough evidence for the suspected shooter in the April shooting at a Southern California synagogue to stand trial. John T. Earnest is accused of carrying out the deadly shooting at the Chabad of Poway synagogue that killed 60-year-old Lori Gilbert Kaye and injured three others, including the synagogue’s rabbi…MORE