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Colorado woman's $8,000 tax bill leaves her in tears

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Last year, Isadora Bielsky's family of four's refund topped $3,600. This year, the Colorado family owed in the thousands.Read more

Trump sets up abortion obstacles, barring clinic referrals

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The move was decried by women's groups and praised by religious conservatives, but it could be some time before women served by the federal family program feel the full...Read more

Student fights back after district banned MAGA hat on campus

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Maddie Mueller, a senior at Clovis North High School in Fresno, wanted to wear her "Make America Great Again" hat on Wednesday. She said she was told that she couldn't...Read more

Alabama woman who joined Islamic State sues to return to US

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Hoda Muthana is now in a Syrian refugee camp with the 18-month-old boy after fleeing the remnants of the Islamic State.Read more


Parents of 13 kids plead guilty to torture, abuse in "house of horrors" case

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David and Louise Turpin will spend at least 25 years in prison after entering the pleas in Riverside County Superior Court to 14 counts that included cruelty toward all...Read more

Wisconsin school ends cheerleading awards for body parts

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The ACLU said emails and other documents it obtained during a yearlong investigation showed the awards were handed out at a banquet attended by about 100 people,...Read more

'Trigger laws' in several states would make abortion illegal if Roe v. Wade is overturned

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Several states have preemptively outlawed abortion, preparing for a day when Roe v. Wade could be overturned, and the laws on abortion access get kicked back to the...Read more

Great-grandmother to burglar: “I’ll blow your (expletive) brains out”

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A great-grandmother in Georgia used a pistol to scare a man trying to break into her home and used some choice words as well.Read more

Chicago police: R&B singer R. Kelly has been arrested

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R&B star R. Kelly has arrived at a Chicago police station hours after authorities announced multiple charges of aggravated sexual abuse involving four victims,...Read more

Patriots Owner Robert Kraft charged with soliciting prostitution

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New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft is being charged with misdemeanor solicitation of prostitution after police said Friday he was twice videotaped paying for and...Read more

Google Doodle celebrates "Crocodile Hunter" Steve Irwin on his 57th birthday

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Irwin, who died in 2006, would've turned 57 years old on Friday. February 22 is also National Wildlife Day this year, coincidentally.Read more