Vanessa Romo

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Swarthmore Fraternities Disband Over Leaked Documents That Detailed Misogyny

Thursday, May 02, 2019

"We were appalled and disgusted by the content of these minutes, which led us to question our affiliation with an organization," current members of Phi Psi said in a statement Tuesday night.


California Parents Sentenced To Life In Prison After Years Of Torturing 12 Children

Friday, April 19, 2019

"My parents took my whole life from me," said one of the couple's adult daughters who testified against David and Louise Turpin on Friday. "But now I'm taking my life back."


UNC Basketball Coach Sylvia Hatchell Resigns After Investigation

Friday, April 19, 2019

An 18-day probe into the women's basketball program found the Hall of Fame coach is not racist but did make "racially insensitive" remarks. She also pressured players to play through serious injuries.


AG Barr Orders Immigration Judges To Stop Releasing Asylum-Seekers On Bail

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

The ruling by the attorney general is the latest step by the Trump administration designed to discourage asylum-seekers from coming to the U.S.


Paris Holds Vigil To Mourn Notre Dame Fire Damage, Macron Vows Swift Reconstruction

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

The French president set a goal of completing the work in five years. Hundreds of millions of dollars were raised toward the effort one day after a fire at the cathedral.


A Van, An Excavator And A Slew Of ATM Thefts, Northern Ireland Police Plead For Help

Friday, April 12, 2019

With the help of heavy construction equipment and a van with an ATM-size hole cut out of its roof, thieves are clawing entire cash boxes out of local businesses and disappearing into the night.


Navy Drops Criminal Charges Against Officers In USS Fitzgerald Collision Case

Thursday, April 11, 2019

The decision ends a legal battle in which the Navy blamed Cmdr. Bryce Benson and Lt. Natalie Combs for what it called an "avoidable" accident. The move is likely to end their naval careers.


Oregon Man Called Police About A Burglar. Armed Officers Found A Rogue Roomba

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Hearts pounding, guns ready to fire, officers entered the bathroom. But instead of confronting a suspect, they discovered a robotic vacuum that was apparently doing "a very thorough" job.


New York Declares Health Emergency As Measles Spreads In Parts Of Brooklyn

Tuesday, April 09, 2019

"We cannot allow this dangerous disease to make a comeback here in New York City. We have to stop it now," Mayor Bill de Blasio said, announcing an order that calls for mandatory vaccinations.


2 Students Allegedly Cheated Apple Out Of Nearly $900,000 In Fake iPhone Scheme

Friday, April 05, 2019

Prosecutors say it was an elaborate deception that involved roping in friends and family, while using nonsensical pseudonyms and a slew of mailing addresses. The plot seems to have come from China.


Preliminary Crash Report Says Ethiopian Airlines Crew Complied With Procedures

Thursday, April 04, 2019

Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg acknowledged that there was a software error in this and in an earlier deadly crash of the 737 Max aircraft and said the company knows how to "eliminate the risk."


Chicago Mayor-Elect Lori Lightfoot Says City Has 'Fractured Relationship' With Police

Wednesday, April 03, 2019

Lightfoot, the city's first black female mayor, told NPR that Chicago's police department has "left many people feeling like the police are an illegitimate occupying force."


USDA Terminates Deadly Cat Experiments, Plans To Adopt Out Remaining Animals

Tuesday, April 02, 2019

Scientists infected the cats with toxoplasmosis and later killed them. Bipartisan members of Congress complained about the practice, and the agency ended the program.


Venezuela's Maduro Institutes Plan To Ration Electricity As Outages Spur More Protest

Monday, April 01, 2019

The president pleaded with the public to remain calm and resist violence as the country's top "specialists, scientists and hackers" work to put an end to power, water and communications blackouts.


Joe Biden Offered 'Expressions Of Affection' But Denies Inappropriate Behavior

Sunday, March 31, 2019

The former vice president and likely presidential candidate said he does not believe he acted inappropriately. "If it is suggested I did so, I will listen respectfully," Biden said in a statement.


Pope Issues New Edict Requiring Vatican Officials To Report Sex Abuse Allegations

Friday, March 29, 2019

Applicable only to Vatican personnel and diplomats around the world, it is the first unified policy for the protection of children and vulnerable adults. But critics say it doesn't go far enough.


Why Did The Pope Refuse To Let Worshippers Kiss His Ring? 'Hygiene'

Thursday, March 28, 2019

"He wants to avoid the risk of contagion for the people, not for him," Vatican spokesman Alessandro Gisotti told reporters on Thursday.


Saudi Arabia Releases 3 Women's Rights Activists From Prison, Others Still Held

Thursday, March 28, 2019

Those who were freed were among activists who appeared in court on Wednesday. Several allege they've been subjected to sexual abuse and torture throughout their imprisonment. The trials are ongoing.


Historic Manuscripts Saved From St. Louis Fire

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

A four-alarm fire at the Karpeles Manuscript Museum on Tuesday nearly destroyed a large collection of artifacts. But firefighters were able to preserve many of the rare items.


Hong Kong Refugee Who Sheltered Snowden Granted Asylum In Canada

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Vanessa Rodel and her daughter, Keana, arrived in Montreal on Tuesday after years of living in legal limbo. They and other refugees helped NSA leaker Edward Snowden after he fled the U.S.