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This Happened — June 17: The O.J. Simpson Chase

U.S. retired football star and celebrity O.J. Simpson was arrested on this day in 1994 for the murders of his ex-wife, Nicole Brown Simpson, and her friend, Ronald Goldman. The two victims had been found dead five days earlier.

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How did O.J. Simpson's arrest happen?

After the murders, O.J. Simpson became the primary suspect. On the day of his arrest, he infamously led the police on a slow-speed chase in a white Ford Bronco, driven by his friend Al Cowlings. The televised pursuit captivated the nation, and eventually, Simpson surrendered.

What was the outcome of O.J. Simpson's arrest?

O.J. Simpson was charged with two counts of first-degree murder. His trial took place from 1994 to 1995. Despite substantial evidence against him, including DNA and other circumstantial evidence, Simpson's defense team successfully created doubt in the minds of the jurors. In October 1995, Simpson was acquitted of the murder charges.

What was the impact of the O.J. Simpson case?

O.J. Simpson's arrest and subsequent trial had a profound impact on American society. The case highlighted issues of race, celebrity influence, and the justice system's flaws. It sparked intense media coverage and conversations about racial tensions, police conduct, and the effectiveness of the criminal justice system. The trial's outcome remains controversial, with strong opinions and debates surrounding Simpson's guilt or innocence. The case continues to be a significant cultural reference point.

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How Parenthood Reinvented My Sex Life — Confessions Of A Swinging Mom

Between breastfeeding, playdates, postpartum fatigue, birthday fatigues and the countless other aspects of mother- and fatherhood, a Cuban couple tries to find new ways to explore something that is often lost in the middle of the parenting storm: sex.

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Parenting v. intimacy, a delicate balance

Silvana Heredia

HAVANA — It was Summer, 2015. Nine months later, our daughter would be born. It wasn't planned, but I was sure I wouldn't end my first pregnancy. I was 22 years old, had a degree, my dream job and my own house — something unthinkable at that age in Cuba — plus a three-year relationship, and the summer heat.

I remember those months as the most fun, crazy and experimental of my pre-motherhood life. It was the time of my first kiss with a girl, and our first threesome.

Every weekend, we went to the Cuban art factory and ended up at the CornerCafé until 7:00 a.m. That September morning, we were very drunk, and in that second-floor room of my house, it was unbearably hot. The sex was otherworldly. A few days later, the symptoms began.

She arrived when and how she wished. That's how rebellious she is.

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