UVA lacrosse players had 'rocky relationship' before killing
In her 9th-grade essay, Yeardley Love wrote about what she wanted to do with her life: to attend the University of Virginia, to play lacrosse there, to become a lawyer and to maintain her close relationship with her family. Many of her dreams came true, but ended abruptly and violently when she was brutally beaten by her boyfriend, a lawyer for Love's family told a jury Tuesday in the civil trial of the man convicted in her killing. George Huguely V was convicted of second-degree murder and is serving a 23-year prison sentence in Love's slaying.news.yahoo.com
The truth about true love
According to a CBS News poll, 86% of Americans say true love is real; two-thirds say they have experienced it themselves. Correspondent Susan Spencer talks with romance novelist Tia Williams, "Moonstruck" screenwriter John Patrick Shanley, National Geographic photographer Jodi Cobb, and psychology professor Arthur Aron about the reality and stages of love (lust, romantic obsession, and attachment), and how to keep love alive.news.yahoo.com
‘I’m scared of coming home one day without my daughter,’ says mom of 3 during memorial for Melissa Ortega, 8, slain in Little Village
Little Village residents and community organizers called for peace and mental health support for their neighborhood Saturday during a peace walk and memorial for Melissa Ortega, an 8-year-old girl fatally shot as she walked with her mom.chicagotribune.com
Australia lists Hezbollah as terrorist organisation
Australia lists all of Hezbollah as a "terrorist organisation", extending an existing ban on armed units to the entire movement, which wields considerable power over Lebanon. It also announced that neo-Nazi group The Base would receive a similar listing.news.yahoo.com
Couple make home in heartland for Afghan allies
When agricultural adviser Caroline Clarin left Afghanistan in 2011, she felt as if she were abandoning the people who’d worked for her. Now, she and her wife are making a home in the Midwest for as many of “Caroline’s guys” as they can. (Nov. 24)news.yahoo.com
Children abandoned at Calhoun truck stop reunited with their grandmother
Nov. 22—Three young children found abandoned at a Calhoun, Georgia, truck stop Sunday have since been reunited with their grandmother. The children, all from Atlanta, were dropped off at the Love's truck stop at 1081 Belwood Road in Calhoun at around 12:30 p.m. Sunday, according to police reports confirmed by Calhoun Police Chief Tony Pyle in a call with the Times Free Press on Monday morning. ...news.yahoo.com
Jill Biden wears 'Love' jacket, drawing comparisons to Melania Trump's 'I really don't care, do u?'
While President Biden was meeting with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson in Cornwall, England, on Thursday, first lady Jill Biden wore a black jacket with the word "Love" on the back, drawing immediate comparisons to her predecessor.news.yahoo.com
Martinsville couple gets married at Duke University Hospital amid heart disease battle
DURHAM, N.C. – Love knows no bounds, and one Martinsville couple has proven that saying to be true. Jeffrey Benesch and Sarah Myler have been dating for the past nine years and wanted to take their next life step together. Benesch has been hospitalized at Duke University Hospital for his heart disease and has been receiving end-of-life care, according to a Facebook post from the medical center. Duke University Hospital shared the couple’s beautiful wedding story on its Facebook, saying that, despite their obstacles, they were able to say their vows right outside of the hospital. AdThe lovebirds were joined by members of Benesch’s care team, friends, family, hospital chaplains and musicians to put the ceremony together.
Daywatch: CPS-CTU stalemate continues, why a health care worker was denied a vaccine and meet Dogecoin, a meme-inspired digital currency
Whether its the single-digit temperatures, the coronavirus shutdown or a love of football and pageantry that has you staying in Sunday, be prepared for the Super Bowl and all its trappings. Here’s our guide on what to make or order in, what to watch — from the halftime show to Puppy Bowl — and what to expect.chicagotribune.com
Looking for love? Here’s why today is your best chance to find it on dating apps
VIRIGINIA – Today, January 3, is the peak day of the year for swiping right. The first Sunday of the year is called ‘Dating Sunday’ because it is typically the busiest day for traffic on dating apps. 2020 has already been a record-setting year for the online dating industry, which saw dramatic growth since the start of the pandemic. The app Match saw a 40 percent increase in engagement. According to the popular dating app Bumble, video calls on its platform have increased by 70 percent since March.
Cavaliers' Love to miss extended time with calf injury
Cleveland Cavaliers' Kevin Love, right, passes against Philadelphia 76ers' Ben Simmons in the first half of an NBA basketball game, Sunday, Dec. 27, 2020, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)CLEVELAND – Cavaliers forward Kevin Love could miss more than a month with a right calf injury he aggravated Sunday night in a game against Philadelphia. The 32-year-old’s injury is a setback for the Cavs, who are off to their first 3-0 start since 2016. The five-time All-Star made his season debut and played 38 minutes in the Cavaliers' double-overtime win at Detroit on Saturday. Love is in his seventh season with Cleveland, which is counting on him to lead a young team showing early signs of growth this season.
The Purple Pig employees protest over concerns of coronavirus safety negligence
“It starts small,” Love said about the number of people who showed up at the protest outside the acclaimed restaurant in the heart of Chicago’s Michigan Avenue business district. Others voiced their support in private but were hesitant to attend the protest out of fear of losing their jobs, Love said. Another employee, who also called for the protest, did not attend because she says she thinks she is sick with the coronavirus. A third employee emailed a statement to the Tribune, detailing the last seven months of his employment and echoing many of the grievances raised by Love.chicagotribune.com