Kiley Crossland

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

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Twitter bans Alex Jones

by Kiley Crossland
Posted 9/06/18, 05:48 pm

Twitter announced on Thursday it had permanently banned Infowars’ Alex Jones for a tweet that violated the company’s policy against “abusive behavior.” The social media giant said Jones won’t be able to create new accounts or take over any existing ones after he posted a 10-minute video on Wednesday of him berating CNN journalist Oliver Darcy outside a congressional hearing.

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Actor Burt Reynolds dies at age 82

by Kiley Crossland
Posted 9/06/18, 04:26 pm

Film and television star Burt Reynolds died on Thursday at age 82. His agent Todd Eisner confirmed his death but did not give further details. The rugged and charismatic actor had a long and wandering career. He starred in the 1972 Oscar-winning film Deliverance and the 1997 Oscar-nominated film Boogie Nights, as well as commercial favorite Smokey and the Bandit and the 1990s hit TV show Evening Shade.

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Gender-neutral solution?

Family | A Kansas City area school district’s solution to restroom privacy leaves unanswered questions about cost and safety
by Kiley Crossland
Posted 8/31/18, 05:39 pm

Two new Kansas City, Mo.–area elementary schools started classes this month with only one option for restrooms: gender neutral.

The restrooms at Rising Hill Elementary and Northview Elementary, both in the North Kansas City School District, have only individual restroom stalls, including floor-to-ceiling walls, lockable doors, and a common sink trough. The district renovated a few restrooms at North Kansas City High School and at two district sixth-grade centers to be gender neutral as well.

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