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3 Maryland firefighters dead, 1 in serious condition after partial building collapse

3 Maryland firefighters dead, 1 in serious condition after partial building collapse

Three firefighters died and one was in serious condition after responding to a two-alarm fire at a vacant row home in Baltimore on Monday, Fire Chief Niles Ford said at a news conference. Four firefighters inside the burning home became trapped when the building partially collapsed, according to a tweet from Ford. One firefighter was…MORE

Biden caught on hot mic calling Fox reporter ‘a stupid son of a bitch’
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Biden caught on hot mic calling Fox reporter ‘a stupid son of a bitch’

President Joe Biden was heard calling a reporter from the Fox channel a “stupid son of a bitch” on a hot microphone following a White House event Monday afternoon. The President’s profane remark came as reporters were shouting questions while exiting the East Room following a White House Competition Council meeting on efforts to lower…MORE

Florida state GOP lawmakers advance bill prohibiting schools from ‘encouraging’ talk of sexual orientation and gender identity in some classrooms
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Florida state GOP lawmakers advance bill prohibiting schools from ‘encouraging’ talk of sexual orientation and gender identity in some classrooms

Florida state lawmakers advanced a bill last week that would prohibit some schools from “encouraging” conversations about sexual orientation and gender identity in classrooms with young students. HB 1557, titled the Parental Rights in Education bill, was passed by the state House’s GOP-controlled Education and Employment Committee on Thursday by a vote of 15-5. Though…MORE

The 2021 tax filing season has begun. Here’s what you need to know
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The 2021 tax filing season has begun. Here’s what you need to know

The federal tax filing season has begun. And it’s going to be tough sledding for the IRS — and for some tax filers — given the millions of returns from last year that still have to be processed, staffing issues due to Covid-19 and a lack of needed funding for the agency. Despite that, there…MORE

DA for Atlanta area granted special grand jury to probe Trump’s election interference
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DA for Atlanta area granted special grand jury to probe Trump’s election interference

An Atlanta-area district attorney investigating former President Donald Trump‘s efforts to overturn the 2020 election results in Georgia will be allowed to seat a special grand jury this spring. Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis requested last week to seat a special grand jury starting May 2. Fulton County Superior Court judges approved the request…MORE