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Past articles by Joy:

Federal judge voids national mask mandate for travelers

A federal judge in Florida has voided the national mask mandate covering airplanes and other public transportation as exceeding the authority of U.S. health officials, The Associated Press reported. → Read More

Police, EMS workers rush to assist boy who fell out of sixth-floor window in NYC

The child is believed to have slipped out a gap between the air conditioner and window frame. → Read More

Report: White House to extend pause on student loan repayments through Aug. 31

The pause on student loan repayments, prompted by the pandemic, was set to end May 1. → Read More

‘Maury’ talk show to end after three decades

“Maury” became known for its paternity test episodes. → Read More

Instacart adding ‘fuel surcharge’ in response to rising gas prices

Instacart announced Friday that it would be adding a temporary “fuel surcharge” to all orders as a way to support the shopper community as gas prices continue to rise. → Read More

Bird flu: More than 5M chickens in Iowa to be killed

The CDC says the current bird flu outbreak poses low risk to the public. → Read More

Bakery feeds dozens stranded on Virginia highway during snowstorm

Thousands of drivers found themselves stranded along a stretch of Interstate 95 in Virginia, after a winter storm made driving conditions treacherous. → Read More

Louisiana governor signs posthumous pardon for Homer Plessy

Gov. John Bel Edwards signed a posthumous pardon for Homer Plessy in a ceremony on Wednesday. → Read More

Officials: 13 dead in house fire in Philadelphia

A fire official said it is one of the worst fires he's worked in his 35-year career. → Read More

As Payless ShoeSource emerges from bankruptcy, here’s what US customer

Payless ShoeSource announced Thursday that it has emerged from Chapter 11 bankruptcy, The Wall → Read More

Largest single-year drop in cancer deaths reported

There was good news in the American Cancer Society’s annual report on cancer rates and tr → Read More

Fort Bragg troops deployed to Mideast after US embassy attack

President Donald Trump ordered about 750 U.S. soldiers deployed to the Middle East as about 3,000 mo → Read More

People line up to legally buy recreational marijuana in Chicago

A new law that made recreational marijuana legal in Illinois took effect Jan. 1, and lines of custom → Read More

TRACED Act: What you need to know about new anti-robocalls law

President Donald Trump signed a new anti-robocalls measure into law Monday that is designed to reduc → Read More

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry share sweet moment with Archie in New Y

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry shared a year-end video that includes a new photo of baby Archie with → Read More

NC family finds snake in oven while baking pizza

A North Carolina family’s pizza night was ruined by an uninvited guest—a snake. The Helm → Read More

Iowa man fights to regain custody of ‘emotional support coyote’

An Iowa man is battling officials who seized a coyote that the man calls his emotional support anima → Read More

‘Home Free’: Greyhound reminds public of its program offering free tic

At this time of year, Greyhound likes to remind the public of a longstanding program that the compan → Read More

2020 tip challenge: Server working at Michigan restaurant receives $2,

A server in Michigan will begin 2020 with a smile after a customer left her a tip of $2,020. Daniell → Read More

30-pound cat named Zack seeks adopter to help him slim down in new yea

The Michigan Humane Society is seeking an adopter who can be a workout buddy for one of its largest → Read More