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Two construction workers injured in NYC building collapse

Two construction workers were seriously injured when a building collapsed in Brooklyn on Friday. The three-story structure on Lincoln Road in Prospect Lefferts Gardens was being renovated when an interior…

Evictions looming, Biden fails to get Congress to extend ban

WASHINGTON (AP) — A nationwide eviction moratorium is set to expire Saturday after President Joe Biden and Democrats in Congress worked furiously but ultimately failed to align on a long-shot…

Dem majority narrows with swearing in of Texas GOP Rep. Ellzey

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi faces a narrower majority after swearing in newly-elected Rep. Jake Ellzey, a Texas Republican on Friday, leaving her little room for error in keeping her caucus…

Florida coronavirus cases jump 50% as surge continues

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Florida’s coronavirus cases jumped 50% this week, the state Health Department reported Friday, continuing a six-week surge that has seen it responsible for 1 in…

Gunman on e-bike shoots 58-year-old man in Queens

A gunman on an e-bike shot a 58-year-old guy during a dispute in Queens on Friday morning, cops said. The shooting unfolded around 9:30 a.m. at 107th Avenue and 164th…

UN warns hunger is expected to rise in 23 global hotspots

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Hunger is expected to rise in 23 global hotspots in the next three months with the highest alerts for “catastrophic” situations in Ethiopia’s embattled Tigray region,…

Gov. Ron DeSantis bans Florida school districts from requiring masks

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signed an executive order Friday banning local school districts from requiring students to wear masks. The order came days after the federal Centers for Disease Control…

‘I saw my two-year-old carried by a man with a gun’

Hadiza Hashim helplessly witnessed the kidnapping of her own little boy More than 300 children kidnapped from school are still in the hands of criminal gangs in Nigeria, with many…

Teen who jumped to death from Vessel was laughing with sister: guard

The 14-year-old boy who leaped to his death in front of his horrified family at the Vessel in Hudson Yards was laughing and running with his sister right before, according…

White House struggles to get message straight in wake of new CDC guidance

The Biden administration has been forced in recent days to walk back statements about the possibility of instituting a national COVID-19 vaccine mandate, as well as the re-imposition of lockdowns…