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Tennessee 8th-grader challenges lawmakers to spend a day in wheelchairs

Tennessee 8th-grader challenges lawmakers to spend a day in wheelchairs

Alex Johnson has been in a wheelchair since he was a little boy, but says it’s still hard to explain all the challenges he faces every day. The Tennessee eighth-grader convinced a group of state lawmakers to spend a day in wheelchairs earlier this month, so they could experience those challenges for themselves. “I could…MORE

7 people were injured when a gun discharged at a dance in Houston

7 people were injured when a gun discharged at a dance in Houston

One man was shot and six other people were injured when a gun discharged during a dance at a flea market in Houston Sunday night, according to Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez. Sheriff’s deputies responded to a report of seven people shot at the Mercado SabaDomingo flea market in the northern part of the city…MORE

Convicted murderer escapes from Alabama work release center

Convicted murderer escapes from Alabama work release center

A convicted murderer escaped from a work release center in Alabama Saturday night, authorities said. Daniel Miner, 43, was reported missing after a Saturday night bed check at the facility in Childersburg, southeast of Birmingham, the state’s correction department said in a release. Miner is a white man, 5 feet 6 inches tall, and weighs…MORE

ENTERTAINMENT

Skeet Ulrich and Marisol Nichols are leaving ‘Riverdale’

Skeet Ulrich and Marisol Nichols are leaving ‘Riverdale’

Both Skeet Ulrich and Marisol Nichols are leaving “Riverdale” at the end of its current fourth season, a rep for the CW tells CNN. Ulrich played Jughead’s dad (played by Cole Sprouse). He tells CNN in a that while he will miss everyone, it’s time to move on. “I’m incredibly grateful for the friendships I’ve…

Ashley Judd, Rosanna Arquette and others react to Weinstein verdict

Ashley Judd, Rosanna Arquette and others react to Weinstein verdict

Hollywood was at the forefront of the Harvey Weinstein trial and on Monday many in the industry reacted to his verdict. The disgraced film producer was found guilty of committing a criminal sex act in the first degree involving one woman and rape in the third degree involving another woman. A New York jury acquitted…

Time’s Up says Weinstein verdict ‘marks a new era of justice’

Time’s Up says Weinstein verdict ‘marks a new era of justice’

Time’s Up has applauded the conviction of disgraced movie producer Harvey Weinstein, saying the moment “marks a new era of justice” in a statement released following Monday’s verdict. “This trial — and the jury’s decision today — marks a new era of justice, not just for the Silence Breakers, who spoke out at great personal…