(CNN) A 20-year-old California man who pleaded guilty to raping his drugged younger sister was granted probation and is expected to serve just four months in jail, a sentence that the prosecutor says is worse than that given to Stanford swimmer Brock Turner. The convicted man, of Crescent City, gave his 16-year-old sister high-potency marijuana "dabs" and repeatedly asked her to have sex, according to a criminal complaint.
Every article written in The New Yorker since 2007 is now available online for free, and despite the magazine’s name, that’s great news for voracious Boston readers. For the rest of the summer, formerly print-only stories since 2007 will be made available to non-subscribers, The New Yorker editors explained in a letter to readers. “Call it a summer-long free-for-all,’’ they wrote. So let’s put aside the Boston-New York hatred for a moment and enjoy some good writing.
A group of Notre Dame graduates walked out of their graduation ceremony Sunday in protest against Vice President Mike Pence and his policies.Pence was delivering the commencement speech after receiving an honorary degree from the Catholic university, located in his home state of Indiana.Videos showed some students standing as Pence took the podium, then walking out of the ceremony and gathering outside Notre Dame Stadium, where they held a short alternative "graduation ceremony."