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A hijab-wearing woman took a smiling stand against anti-Muslim protesters

Shaymaa Ismaa’eel was attending a conference of the Islamic Circle of North America in Washington DC on Sunday when she saw a group of protesters holding signs against the Muslim faith and the Prophet Muhammad. So she asked her friend to take a picture of her while she flashed a smile squatting in front of…MORE

A 70-year-old woman fell to her death at the Grand Canyon National Park

A 70-year-old woman fell to her death in the Grand Canyon National Park, the park said in a news release. Park rangers responded to a call of a person needing help at rocky point west of Pipe Creek Vista on Tuesday, the park said. But before the rescue operation began, the woman fell. Her body…MORE

Pipe bomb suspect Cesar Sayoc describes Trump rallies as ‘new found drug’

The Florida man who pleaded guilty to mailing explosive devices said in a letter to a federal judge that attending a rally for President Donald Trump “became like a new found drug.” Cesar Sayoc has admitted to sending pipe bombs to CNN, and various Democratic officials and donors. He pleaded guilty last month to 65…MORE

Olympian Aly Raisman is helping other sexual assault accusers in their fight for justice

Olympic gymnastics gold medalist Aly Raisman became a symbol of strength for survivors as she spoke out against her abuser Larry Nassar last year. Now she’s standing with women who accuse former USC gynecologist Dr. George Tyndall of sexual misconduct. Raisman joined dozens of Tyndall’s former patients Tuesday at the California state capitol. They’re rallying…MORE