Hannah Getahun

Hannah is the West Coast Nights & Weekends Fellow at Insider. Previously, she worked as a health intern at CalMatters, reporting on the COVID-19 pandemic and environmental justice issues. She graduated from California State University, Long Beach with a bachelor's degree in journalism and a minor in environmental science and policy.

News 2022-08-25T00:57:55Z

Live updates in the Kobe Bryant plane crash photos trial: Jury sides with Vanessa Bryant, awarding her $16 million and singling out troublesome practices at the LA County Sheriff's Department

Kobe Bryant's wife Vanessa Bryant is suing LA County for emotional distress, alleging that county officials shared graphic photos of the crash site.
News 2022-08-14T05:11:09Z

Denise Dowse, actress on 'Beverly Hills, 90210' and 'Insecure' is dead at 64

Dowse's sister confirmed the death Saturday after Dowse had been hospitalized following a battle with viral meningitis.
News 2022-08-03T01:46:55Z

Judge lambastes Infowars' Alex Jones during his testimony in the Sandy Hook defamation trial: 'This is not your show'

Judge Maya Guerra Gamble told Alex Jones that he "must tell the truth" and said he lied on the stand at least twice.
News 2022-08-02T23:27:05Z

Amber Heard was accused of editing photos of her bruises during her defamation trial. Unsealed documents show her team accused Johnny Depp of the same thing.

Forensic expert Julian Ackert, who was hired by Amber Heard's team, reviewed Johnny Depp's photos and questioned their authenticity.
News 2022-07-31T13:40:00Z

'I would die': People with disabilities say abortion bans could have fatal consequences

A lack of abortion access adds to the list of reproductive rights that have been taken away from people with disabilities, which could be deadly, advocates say.
News 2022-07-31T01:50:35Z

Pope Francis says he's considering retiring for the first time after his trip to Canada: 'You can change the Pope'

The Pope also said that he could not travel as frequently as he used to because of his strained knee ligaments.
News 2022-07-31T00:52:29Z

Taylor Swift's jet emitted more CO2 than any other celebrity jet so far this year. Her team says it's not all her fault.

Celebs like Kylie Jenner to Drake received backlash earlier this month for frequent private jet usage for short flights after a Twitter page began tracking their mileage.
News 2022-07-26T01:48:12Z

Robb Elementary School employees say they received so many emergency alerts for human traffickers that they didn't take a safety alert for the shooter seriously

Employees told a House committee investigating the events of the May 24 shooting that the repeated alerts resulted in a diminished sense of vigilance.
News 2022-07-25T01:45:12Z

Keke Palmer reveals she never learned who Dick Cheney was after 2019 viral meme: 'It seemed like he wasn't worth the research.'

Palmer went viral in 2019 after being asked if her character on "True Jackson, VP" was better than Dick Cheney. She replied: "I don't know who this man is."
News 2022-07-24T23:58:03Z

Woman who survived Jeffrey Epstein's sex trafficking ring says she was gaslit for years: 'Even my own father said, 'You made your bed, you can lie in it''

Sarah Ransome was convinced to go to Epstein's island at age 22. She says because she was an adult, people blamed her for being a victim.
News 2022-07-24T06:07:55Z

A New Orleans police officer Lil Wayne referred to as 'Uncle Bob' is dead. The rapper spent his career praising him after he saved his life.

Lil Wayne reached out to Robert Hoobler, the cop Wayne nicknamed "Uncle Bob," and said that he would support him financially throughout his life.
News 2022-07-24T02:50:29Z

A Border Collie saved his owner in 'true Lassie fashion' after the man fell 70 feet during a hike and couldn't reach help

The dog is being compared to a modern-day Lassie for flagging two rescue team members and was given a "well-deserved dinner" for his rescue efforts.
News 2022-07-20T03:55:33Z

Police accidentally released the man who shot Lady Gaga's dog walker from jail, and he's 'armed and dangerous'

The US Marshals Service announced Monday they will be offering $5,000 rewards for tips that could lead to his arrest.
News 2022-07-19T01:49:36Z

A man is suing Bass Pro Shops for changing their lifetime guarantee on socks

The man had been able to return the socks and receive a replacement once they wore out, the lawsuit alleges.
Culture 2022-07-18T05:54:23Z

Thieves stole a copper box allegedly containing the blood of Jesus but returned it over fears it would bring bad luck

"To have the ultimate relic, the blood of Jesus in your home, stolen, that's a curse," Brand told AFP.
News 2022-07-18T00:46:43Z

Newly released body cam footage shows Uvalde police trying to negotiate with the suspect after hearing gunshots and learning children were in the classroom: 'This could be peaceful'

The police response to the Robb Elementary shooting has drawn ire from state officials, community members, and families of victims.
News 2022-07-17T23:20:45Z

Uvalde report says a coach outside Robb Elementary alerted the school that a shooter was on campus and 'almost certainly saved lives'

Coach Yvette Silva saw the shooter hop the fence into Robb Elementary and immediately alerted the school's office.
Tech 2022-07-17T06:20:42Z

Racist and sexist AI robots adhered to harmful stereotypes when sorting photos of people. Researchers say the tech is 'unsafe for marginalized groups'

When the robot was directed to categorize a criminal, it would choose a block with a Black man on it more often than a white man.
News 2022-07-17T04:31:05Z

A 10-year-old girl made headlines for getting an abortion, but thousands of kids under 15 get abortions every year: 'The situation out of Ohio is in no way unique'

In 2020, 52 children under the age of 14 received an abortion in Ohio, according to the Ohio Department of Health.
News 2022-07-17T02:35:10Z
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