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A children's book author and her husband have been arrested on child abuse charges in Florida

A children's book author and her husband have been arrested on child abuse charges in Florida

1 second ago   |   KCRA

An 8-year-old in their care was taken to the hospital "critically ill."
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5 killed in Des Plaines house fire

11 minutes ago   |   Chicago Tribune

Four young children and one adult were killed in a house fire in the 700 block of West Oakton Street in Des Plaines, Jan. 27, 2021.
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'Birthday Rule' Blindsides First-Time Parents With A Mammoth Medical Bill

'Birthday Rule' Blindsides First-Time Parents With A Mammoth Medical Bill

24 minutes ago   |   NPR

An insurance regulation known as "the birthday rule" is tripping up couples who are putting their newborn children on the wrong policy - and they risk losing thousands of dollars.
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4 children, 1 adult dead in Des Plaines house fire

1 hour ago   |   Chicago Tribune   |   3 articles

Four children under the age of six and one adult have died in a Des Plaines residential fire on Wednesday morning, according to Des Plaines Fire Chief Daniel Anderson.
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Des Plaines house fire kills 5, including 4 young children, fire chief says

1 hour ago   |   ABC   |   3 articles

Five people, including four young children, were killed in a house fire in Des Plaines Wednesday morning, fire officials said.
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Documents detail shocking abuse allegations against Seminole children's book author, husband

1 hour ago   |   Orlando Sentinel

Casselberry children's author Jennifer Wolfthal was arrested on new charges, and her husband was newly booked, both in a horrific child abuse case that sent three children in...
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Corporate Media Bash Teachers Unions for Resisting School Reopenings Amid Rising Death Toll

1 hour ago   |   MintPress News

The seven-day average COVID death toll hit an all time high yesterday, with over 3,400 Americans expected to die on any given day. Educator cases are on the rise. Studies have...
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Cops identify victim, suspect in Austin hospital murder-suicide

Cops identify victim, suspect in Austin hospital murder-suicide

2 hours ago   |   New York Post

A Texas doctor had terminal cancer when he burst into an Austin hospital late Tuesday, killing another physician and himself, police said at a briefing Wednesday. Police...
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Pediatrician killed in hostage situation at Austin clinic

2 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

AUSTIN, Texas - A physician with a terminal cancer diagnosis killed a pediatrician and then himself after taking hostages at a doctor's office in Austin, police said...
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Candace Cameron Bure On Prioritizing Family, New Book And Her Expanding Business Brand

5 hours ago   |   Forbes

The actress and bestselling author opens about her expanding business brand, the valuable message in her latest children's book and how she continues to balance work & family life.
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Feds Get First Conviction in Plot to Kidnap Governor

Feds Get First Conviction in Plot to Kidnap Governor

One of six men accused of plotting to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer pleaded guilty Wednesday and agreed to testify against the other five suspects. Ty Garbin, a... Read more ...

Jennifer King named NFL's 1st Black female assistant position coach

Jennifer King named NFL's 1st Black female assistant position coach

Jennifer King is just the second woman in league history to be an assistant position coach after Tampa Bay's assistant defensive line coach Lori Locust. Read more ...

No Mardi Gras parades, so thousands make 'house floats'

No Mardi Gras parades, so thousands make 'house floats'

You just can't keep a good city down, especially when Mardi Gras is coming. Read more ...

Biden aims for most ambitious US effort on climate change

Biden aims for most ambitious US effort on climate change

President Joe Biden is undertaking the most ambitious effort ever to cut America's oil, gas and coal emissions and stave off the worst effects of climate change. Read more ...

January has been the deadliest month for COVID-19 with nearly 80,000 lives...

January has been the deadliest month for COVID-19 with nearly 80,000 lives lost so far in the US

The grim milestone underpins the growing demand from state officials for more vaccines so that Americans can be inoculated more quickly. Read more ...

'I couldn't believe it': Customer leaves huge tip for restaurant's entire staff

'I couldn't believe it': Customer leaves huge tip for restaurant's entire staff

The customer left a $2,021 cash tip and a note. Read more ...

FDA places all alcohol-based hand sanitizers from Mexico on 'import alert'

FDA places all alcohol-based hand sanitizers from Mexico on 'import alert'

Alcohol-based hand sanitizers from Mexico will now be subject to heightened scrutiny, and FDA staff may detain shipments. Read more ...

Inaugural poet, Harvard grad, Amanda Gorman to participate in Super Bowl...

Inaugural poet, Harvard grad, Amanda Gorman to participate in Super Bowl coin toss

Amanda Gorman will recite a poem about the impact of the three honorary Super Bowl captains. Read more ...

Walgreens stock spikes after tapping Starbucks exec Roz Brewer as new CEO

Walgreens stock spikes after tapping Starbucks exec Roz Brewer as new CEO

Walgreens' stock price got a boost Wednesday with Starbucks honcho Roz Brewer poised to take over as the pharmacy chain's new CEO. Shares in the Illinois-based drugstore giant... Read more ...

Mets name Zack Scott acting GM after Jared Porter firing

Mets name Zack Scott acting GM after Jared Porter firing

The Mets are moving forward with Zack Scott as their acting general manager, the team announced Wednesday, after they fired GM Jared Porter for sending lewd text messages to a... Read more ...