Kiley Crossland

Kiley is a WORLD Digital assistant editor and reports on marriage, family, and sexuality.

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Death toll still climbing in California fires

by Kiley Crossland
Posted 11/13/18, 11:59 am

Search and rescue officials in Northern California announced on Monday night the discovery of 13 more bodies in the incinerated town of Paradise, bringing the death toll in the Camp Fire to at least 42 people. Authorities set up a rapid DNA-analysis system and were bringing in cadaver dogs, mobile morgues, and more search teams to find and identity victims, Butte County Sheriff Kory Honea said. Officials said they expected the death toll to rise in what is now the deadliest single fire in state history.

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California wildfires kill at least 31

by Kiley Crossland
Posted 11/12/18, 12:38 pm

At least 31 people have died in three wildfires raging at both ends of California, officials announced Monday. About 228 others remain missing.

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Baby as product

Family | A new IVF method promises ‘miraculous’ results for lesbian women but leaves the child out of the equation
by Kiley Crossland
Posted 11/09/18, 03:09 pm

Two doctors in Texas who used a new method of in vitro fertilization with a lesbian couple are claiming it allowed both women to carry the baby at different points during its gestation. But a closer look reveals a risky process with consumeristic roots.

Ashleigh and Bliss Coulter announced last week that they were the first same-sex couple to use the method, called reciprocal effortless IVF, to artificially conceive and deliver a baby, now a 5-month-old boy named Stetson.

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