Articles by Leslie Silva

Depp-Heard verdict will have chilling impact on #MeToo, advocates fear

Drew Dixon is one of several women who came forward with rape allegations against hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons in December 2017. For more than 20 years, she had kept silent. The…

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How Overturning Roe v. Wade Will Impact Parenting Rights

In 1973, the Supreme Court ruled in Roe v. Wade that a constitutional right to privacy exists, based on decades of precedent going back to 1891. The Court specifically references…

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Some lawmakers worry overturning Roe v. Wade will lead to loss of privacy rights

If the leaked draft decision from the Supreme Court stands, the constitutional right to an abortion will end. But, many worry its only the tipping point to a rollback of…

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Breaking down Roe v. Wade Supreme Court draft leak

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — An apparent first draft of a majority opinion from the Supreme Court leaked this week, laying out a justification for letting states apply different…

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Debt Following Divorce: How Your Ex’s Student Loans Can Follow You Out of Your Marriage

Like most couples, many don’t plan for divorce. When tying the knot, you may think that all your boons and burdens will be shared with your partner till death do you part. But…

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Niskayuna CSD parent alleges child was sexually assaulted in school bathroom

NISKAYUNA, N.Y. (NEWS10) — A parent is bringing legal action against the Niskayuna Central School District, claiming their child was sexually assaulted in a Van Antwerp Middle…

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Breaking Up for Valentine’s Day

As Valentine’s season is in full swing, it may seem like everyone around you is engaging in romantic activities with their partner. However, for some, this time of year is a…

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If Hochul extends the mask mandate, the court battle could take months

Questions are swirling around the mask mandate, and any changes Governor Kathy Hochul could make Wednesday. Ahead of a mask mandate announcement at 11:15 Wednesday, Hochul met…

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State’s mask mandate survives day of legal wrangling

A court decision on Monday night stating the governor and state health commissioner did not have the authority to issue a mask mandate without legislative approval stirred up a…

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Monroe County offers vaccine incentives for children five to 11 years old- Is it legal?

Are monetary vaccine incentives considered a form of illegal bribery? Rumors of such have been circulating after Monroe County announced children five to 11 years old could get up…

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