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Paul Manafort has been sentenced to a total of seven and a half years in federal prison after receiving a second punishment on Wednesday as part of special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia probe.
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Our daughter was only a few days old when my husband worried out loud about what we’d do when someday boys came calling. I told him that in addition to sounding like a cliché, he had it all wrong
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A California high school that had been grappling with a scandal in which a photo of students giving a Nazi salute circulated on social media is investigating another anti-Semitic incident on campus.
When Chilling Adventures of Sabrina , Netflix’s dramatic interpretation of Archie Comics’ teen witch, arrived just in time for Halloween last year, it quickly became an expected hit. Set in the same midcentury-but-now mashup era as Riverdale , the coming-of-age series, starring Kiernan Shipka as the title character, followed its initial 10 episodes with a Christmas special and is slated to return with another nine installments on April 5, less than six months after the series’ debut. It feels like not a moment too soon: I eagerly anticipate more of Sabrina ’s Buffy -lite escapades, and as a TV binger, I’m tired of forgetting what happened in the previous season on some of my favorite shows in the 364 days between releases.
The soft, pink velvet couch of my dreams recently materialized in my life: an on-trend, secondhand West Elm lounger that is miraculously stain- and dirt-free. I love it like my own child and paid a small fortune to buy it, too, but given my anxiety and its “pristine-ness,” it’s already giving me issues
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