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Federal judge rules inmates can now receive COVID-19 stimulus checks

6 days ago   |   By New York Post

A federal judge this week ordered the Internal Revenue Service to stop withholding $1,200 coronavirus stimulus checks from people in state or federal prisons who are otherwise eligible to receive the money under the CARES Act. The IRS initially distributed nearly 85,000 stimulus checks worth about $100 million to locked-up taxpayers in April. But the...
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CDC redefines COVID-19 close contact, adds brief encounters

CDC redefines COVID-19 close contact, adds brief encounters

Health officials from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Wednesday redefined what counts as "close contact" with someone with COVID-19 to include briefer but... Read more ...

2020 NH 1st District debate: Addressing future Social Security shortfalls

2020 NH 1st District debate: Addressing future Social Security shortfalls

Rep. Chris Pappas and his Republican challenger Matt Mowers talk about how Congress should address coming Social Security shortfalls. Read more ...

Dramatic video shows California police officer pulling woman from fiery crash

Dramatic video shows California police officer pulling woman from fiery crash

A police officer is seen on video pulling a woman from an overturned car that was engulfed in flames. Read more ...

Pope endorses same-sex civil unions in new documentary film

Pope endorses same-sex civil unions in new documentary film

Pope Francis endorsed gay civil unions for the first time as pope while being interviewed for a feature-length documentary that made its premiere at the Rome Film Festival on... Read more ...

AP: OxyContin maker to plead guilty to 3 criminal charges, agrees to $8...

AP: OxyContin maker to plead guilty to 3 criminal charges, agrees to $8 billion settlement

Purdue Pharma will plead guilty to three counts, including conspiracy to defraud the United States and violating federal anti-kickback laws, the AP reports. Read more ...

Ex-Blue Bell Creameries CEO charged in deadly listeria case

Ex-Blue Bell Creameries CEO charged in deadly listeria case

The 2015 listeria outbreak linked to the company's ice cream killed three people in Kansas and sickened several others. Read more ...

Louisville officer involved in Breonna Taylor case says shooting had...

Louisville officer involved in Breonna Taylor case says shooting had 'nothing to do with race'

Sgt. Jonathan Mattingly, a Louisville police officer who was one of the officers involved in the March raid where Breonna Taylor was killed, says the shooting had "nothing to... Read more ...

U.S. Blames Iran For Threatening Election Emails, Says Russia May Interfere Too

U.S. Blames Iran For Threatening Election Emails, Says Russia May Interfere Too

The director of national intelligence and FBI director said on Wednesday night that U.S. officials believe Iranian influence-mongers are behind an election-intimidation scam. Read more ...

1 more COVID-19 death announced in New Hampshire; 92 more cases confirmed

1 more COVID-19 death announced in New Hampshire; 92 more cases confirmed

One more Granite Stater has died of COVID-19, and 92 new positive cases were confirmed, health officials said Wednesday. Read more ...

CDC redefines COVID-19 close contact, adds brief encounters

CDC redefines COVID-19 close contact, adds brief encounters

Health officials from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Wednesday redefined what counts as "close contact" with someone with COVID-19 to include briefer but... Read more ...