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Puerto Rico declares a state of emergency due to gender-based violence

Puerto Rico declares a state of emergency due to gender-based violence

Puerto Rico is declaring a state of emergency over gender-based violence, delivering on a demand made by activists in recent years after a wave of killings targeting women and transgender people. Gov. Pedro Pierluisi, who was sworn in earlier this month, announced an executive order aimed at preventing and protecting against gender-based violence through a…MORE

California lifts regional stay-at-home orders as ICU crowding eases

California lifts regional stay-at-home orders as ICU crowding eases

California health officials ended the state’s regional stay-at-home order on Monday, saying the latest projections for intensive care unit capacity allowed the restrictions to be lifted. The orders applied to the Southern California, San Joaquin Valley and Bay Area regions, which encompass more than 90% of the state’s population of 39 million people. The four-week…MORE

Dave Chappelle photo-bombed a couple’s ‘first look’ wedding photos

Dave Chappelle photo-bombed a couple’s ‘first look’ wedding photos

“First look” photos have long been a memorable moment for couples on their wedding day. The tradition allows the photographer to capture the look on the love birds’ faces as they see each other all dressed up for the first time. For one Texas couple, this special moment reached a new level of memorability when…MORE

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