Priscilla Totiyapungprasert
http://www.sincerelypriscilla.com
Priscilla Totiyapungprasert is a journalist and Tex-pat with a tendency to roam. Weaknesses: pretty magazines and bars that serve food.

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How A Rumored Feud In The Supreme Court Could Put Its Reputation On The Line

President Donald Trump's appointment of Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court wasn't without controversy, but by and large, he was regarded well with a sturdy list of credentials and former colleagues who vouched for his respectability. And while reports…
By Priscilla Totiyapungprasert

Why Trump's Tax Reform Has Everything To Do With College Students & Their Tuition

Sens. Bernie Sanders (D-VT) and Ted Cruz (R-TX) duked it out over tax reform at a CNN town hall debate Wednesday night. While the debate devolved at times to slinging personal barbs and arguing over who was interrupting whom, the senators did broach …
By Priscilla Totiyapungprasert

Here's Exactly How (And When) Trump's Birth Control Rule Will Affect You

As of this week, virtually any employer with a religious or moral objection can claim an exemption from covering birth control in their health care plan. The Trump administration made a sweeping rollback on Obamacare's birth control mandate, which re…
By Priscilla Totiyapungprasert

Russia May Have Used "Pokemon Go" To Sway The 2016 U.S. Election

The list of entities involved with the Russian-linked operation to manipulate U.S. politics just got a surprising addition after Facebook and Twitter. Russian agents reportedly used Pokémon Go to meddle in the 2016 election. A source revealed to CNN …
By Priscilla Totiyapungprasert

The One Thing Trump May Not Want You To Know About His Obamacare Subsidies Halt

The Trump administration announced Thursday night it would stop providing Obamacare's cost-sharing reduction payments, which are designed to keep health care costs down for low-income Americans. Researchers have warned of the consequences, which incl…
By Priscilla Totiyapungprasert

Trump Just Made Your Birth Control A Whole Lot More Expensive

Despite failures to repeal and replace Obamacare, Trump isn't done chipping away at it just yet. On Friday, Trump overhauled the Obamacare birth control mandate. The Affordable Care Act policy required employers to include birth control coverage in t…
By Priscilla Totiyapungprasert

Steve Berger, A Las Vegas Victim, Was The "Greatest" Dad & A Loyal Friend

Steve Berger, a 44-year-old father of three, was celebrating his 44th birthday with his friends when he was killed in the Las Vegas mass shooting on Sunday. “He was the greatest father for his three kids that you’d ever want,” said his father, Richa…
By Priscilla Totiyapungprasert

Why This Group Is Playing Trump's 'Access Hollywood' Tape For 12 Straight Hours

President Trump is no stranger to controversy when it comes to the comments he's made about women, whether it's disparaging someone's physical appearance or remarking on their sexual attractiveness. One particularly vulgar example was the October 201…
By Priscilla Totiyapungprasert

Melissa Ramirez, One Of The Las Vegas Victims, Came From A "Close-Knit Family"

Friends and family were devastated to learn of 26-year-old Melissa Ramirez's death in the Las Vegas mass shooting on Sunday. Ramirez graduated from California State University, Bakersfield, in 2014 with a bachelor's degree in business administration.…
By Priscilla Totiyapungprasert

A Security Guard At Mandalay Bay Risked His Life To Take Down The Shooter

Amidst the heartache for the 58 people gunned to death in the Las Vegas mass shooting and the outcry for policy change to help prevent future tragedies, there is one thing in this dark period that everyone can grateful for: the selfless heroes who em…
By Priscilla Totiyapungprasert

Hillary Clinton’s “Thank You” Card Segment On 'Jimmy Fallon' Will Give You All The Feels

Jimmy Fallon's "Thank You Notes" segment on The Tonight Show had a special twist Wednesday night. Fallon normally writes and reads the notes himself, but this time handed the pen to The Tonight Show's female writers who thanked Hillary Clinton. The f…
By Priscilla Totiyapungprasert

#LasVagasShooting" Is Spelled Wrong On Twitter & The Response Will Make You Snarl

A misspelling in a hashtag has weirdly enough become the next source for hurling insults in the gun control debate. After #LasVagasShooting started trending on Twitter, both those who favor gun control and those who oppose it took to the social media…
By Priscilla Totiyapungprasert

Rhonda LeRocque, A Vegas Shooting Victim, Was At The Country Music Festival With Her Family

Victims of Sunday's mass shooting, which has reached a death toll of 59, continue to be identified. One of them was lifelong Massachusetts resident Rhonda LeRocque who was killed in Las Vegas when a gunman sprayed bullets into a crowd of people gathe…
By Priscilla Totiyapungprasert

The Mayor Of Las Vegas Vows The City Will Not Be Defined By The "Sick, Disgusting" Shooting

After the mass shooting on Sunday night, Las Vegas mayor Carolyn Goodman vowed the shooting would not define her city. The deadliest shooting in modern U.S. history took place in the flashy resort city, usually known for gambling casinos, nightlife, …
By Priscilla Totiyapungprasert

Las Vegas Victim Susan Smith Was A Beloved Elementary School Employee

A California resident and public school employee, Susan Smith, was one of the 59 people who died in the Las Vegas shooting Sunday night. Smith, 53, had been an office manager at Vista Elementary School in Ventura County for the past three years. She …
By Priscilla Totiyapungprasert

This Is What A Hydrogen Bomb’s Blast Radius Would Look Like

Following the apocalyptic address President Trump delivered at the United Nations on Tuesday, North Korea's Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un has lashed out. Plenty of name-calling has ensued, including terms like "rocket man" and "dotard," which Merriam-We…
By Priscilla Totiyapungprasert

The U.S. Won’t Grant A Visa To This Cancer Patient’s Life-Saving Stem Cell Donor

Two Vietnamese American woman are in a race to save their dying mother from cancer, but the U.S. immigration process has put up a significant hurdle. Helen Huynh, a 61-year-old Southern California woman, has been battling an aggressive form of leukem…
By Priscilla Totiyapungprasert

Facebook Will Share Over 3,000 Russia-Backed Ads With Congress

Special Counsel Robert Mueller and his team just got a new source of information as they investigate Russia's alleged interference in the 2016 election: Facebook data. In a rare decision against its usual protocol of user confidentiality, Facebook wi…
By Priscilla Totiyapungprasert

These 21 Photos Of Mexico City Uniting After The Earthquake Will Warm Your Heart

Rescuers continue to search for survivors after a massive 7.1-magnitude earthquake shook Mexico City and surrounding states Puebla and Morelos on Tuesday. The earthquake caused buildings to tumble and trapped many people in the fallen rubble. More th…
By Priscilla Totiyapungprasert

Oklahoma City Police Fatally Shot A Deaf Man Despite Neighbors Screaming He Couldn't Hear

On Tuesday night, a deaf man, Magdiel Sanchez, was fatally shot by Oklahoma City police despite neighbors screaming that Sanchez could not hear the officer's commands, authorities said. At a press conference the next day, police spokesman Capt. Bo Ma…
By Priscilla Totiyapungprasert