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The Anti-Child Pornography Coalition Championed By Blake Lively Has A Secret Weapon

The Child Rescue Coalition has partnered with law enforcement and activists around the world to stop children from being sexually exploited. Now, they've got Blake Lively in their corner, too. The actress and mother of two is speaking up on behalf of the organization as they move forward on a quest to end child pornography. Lively met Carly Yoost, the CEO and Founder of Child Rescue Coalition, during an event where Yoost was named the 2016 L’Oréal Paris Women of Worth National Honoree. "We are grateful to Blake Lively... for raising awareness on the issues of human trafficking, sexual abuse, a
NPR
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Society

What Does Mistrial In Cosby's Case Mean In Court Of Public Opinion?

It's a depressing question to ask on a Father's Day weekend: What does it mean that a superstar comic and philanthropist once "America's Dad" just saw his prosecution on sexual assault charges end in a mistrial? The trial against Bill Cosby ended Saturday, when a deadlocked jury was unable to reach a verdict on three counts of aggravated indecent assault after several days of deliberations. Until and unless the jurors speak, we won't know if just one or two of them declined to convict or if there was more widespread disagreement. Prosecutors have already said they will retry Cosby and people o
NPR
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Society

79 People Are Believed Dead In London's Grenfell Tower Apartment Fire

"I'm afraid to say there are now 79 people that we believe are either dead" or presumed dead in London's Grenfell Tower fire, Metropolitan Police Cmdr. Stuart Cundy said Monday morning, in an update on the huge fire that overtook a 24-story building last week. "Sadly, for many families, they have lost more than one family member," Cundy said. "This is an incredibly distressing time for all of them." Only five victims have been formally identified, and Cundy said that because of the fire's intensity and the devastation it caused, authorities may not be able to identify everyone who died. Over t
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Fabrication & redemption…

It’s hard to believe this is a true story—it’s so compelling it seems like the work of a talented Hollywood screenwriter. In this story about fabrication, follow a former “NYT” reporter as he seeks the truth and redemption.