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Ex-Californian sentenced for child mutilation-sex scheme

Mar. 28, 2023 18:33 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A former Southern California man who convinced troubled girls as young as 12 to perform masochistic acts and urged one to become his sex slave was sentenced Tuesday to 27 years in federal prison. Matthew Christian Locher was "a parent's worst nightmare," U.S....

Surge in eating disorders spurs state legislative action

Mar. 23, 2023 19:55 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Stranded at home amid pandemic lockdowns in spring 2020, Emma Warford stumbled down a social media rabbit hole in her quest to get in shape. Viral 28-day fitness challenges. YouTubers promising “hourglass abs.” Diet videos where slim-stomached influencers peddled...