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Some Democrats want to fire the Senate parliamentarian who scuttled $15 minimum-wage plans. It’s been done once before.
After MacDonough dashed the majority party’s hopes for a $15 minimum wage, some Democrats called the Senate’s referee to be fired.
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Dozens got coronavirus from high-intensity workouts in gyms. The CDC warns that masks, better ventilation are a must.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Wednesday urged gym users to wear masks during intense workouts — even when socially distant — and asked gyms to improve ventilation and push for outdoor activities when possible.
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Virginia prison guards accused a staffer of smuggling contraband, so she was fired. It was a tampon, she says.
Joyce Flores says she tried to convince the Virginia Department of Corrections officers for hours that the article inside her vagina was a tampon and not contraband.
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Marjorie Taylor Greene blasted for attacking colleague’s transgender child: ‘Sickening, pathetic, unimaginably cruel’
After Rep. Marie Newman (D-Ill.), who has a transgender daughter, hung a transgender rights flag outside her office, her neighbor, Rep. Marjorie Taylor Green (R-Ga.) retaliated with an anti-transgender sign.
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A Capitol rioter texted his ex during the insurrection to call her a ‘moron,’ feds say. She turned him in.
Richard Michetti called his former partner a "moron" in a text message during the insurrection, federal agents said, and she quickly turned him in.
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South Dakota AG pushed by critics to resign over new evidence in fatal car incident: ‘He knew what he hit and he lied’
South Dakota Gov. Kristi L. Noem (R) called for Jason Ravnsborg’s resignation as a bipartisan group of lawmakers introduced articles of impeachment.
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Oklahoma man accused of triple murder confessed to killing neighbor and cooking her heart ‘with potatoes,’ investigators say
In one of the three murders he is accused of, Lawrence Anderson told state investigators he “cooked the heart with potatoes to feed to his family to release the demons."
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