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Today in History:
Ghislaine Maxwell sentenced to 20 years in prison for conspiring with associate Jeffrey Epstein
Ghislaine Maxwell, the jet-setting socialite who once consorted with royals, presidents and billionaires, was sentenced to 20 years in prison for helping the wealthy financier Jeffrey Epstein sexually abuse underage girls.
The sentencing in New York was the culmination of a prosecution that detailed how the power couple flaunted their riches and prominent connections to lure vulnerable girls as young as 14, and then exploit them.
President Biden/Biden Administration:
5 states — including Utah — are holding primary elections this week. Here’s what to know
By the end of this week, almost 30 states will have completed their 2022 primary elections, according to FiveThirtyEight. Here are five states to watch as votes roll in on Tuesday: Colorado, Illinois, New York, Oklahoma and Utah.
January 6, Updates:
The Committee held an emergency hearing today.
The Worst People in the World:
Kentucky’s 2022 Teacher of the Year quits profession, citing homophobia
Willie Carver Jr. alleged that school administrators repeatedly tried to stifle LGBTQ identities at his former high school in Montgomery.