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The controversial DNA search that helped nab the 'Grim Sleeper' is winning over skeptics

The state’s early success using familial DNA searches to identify the so-called “Grim Sleeper” serial killer led Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck to predict that the method would “change the way policing is done in the United States.” Civil liberty groups expressed alarm, saying the searches raised significant ethical and privacy concerns. Some questioned their legality.


Causes of Cushing’s Syndrome

Cushing’s syndrome—also referred to as hypercortisolism—is fairly rare. However, researchers have boiled down a few key causes of Cushing’s syndrome, which you’ll read about below. 625 mots de plus


The empty feeling on a late morning

Don’t torture me with pleasant morning air seeping through my bedroom window
I’m lying here under covers crying about my hometown, family, old friends, people, everyone, and everything that I miss



Understanding my mother

I see the words fuzzily dance up and down, slowly, in the computer screen ahead. I sit and stare just as she would, for what seems like a long time with no other plans in my life. 11 mots de plus


A conversation to remember

Months ago, my always smiling late grandma had said, « Look at you nani, gazing deeply elsewhere. What profound things you must be thinking of. » 34 mots de plus


Emotional abuse

Abuse does not have to be romantic, familial, or physical.

Abuse is defined as:
1) To use wrongly
2) To speak insultingly, harshly, and unjustly to or about… 12 mots de plus

New familial DNA brings Utah's 1st arrest, as California nets conviction of serial killer

Salt Lake City — (KUTV) Tooele police made an arrest Friday, in a 5-year-old murder case, thanks to new DNA technology.
Rogelia Diaz Jr., 23, of West Valley City was arrested near his home. 36 mots de plus