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Past articles by Brooke:

Fourth police officer who responded to Jan. 6 attack dies by suicide

A fourth law enforcement officer who responded to the Capitol on Jan. 6 has died by suicide, the Metropolitan Police Department confirmed to The Hill on Monday. → Read More

Bill and Melinda Gates officially divorce

The divorce between Bill Gates and Melinda French Gates was finalized on Monday, accord → Read More

Enough ice melted in Greenland in single day to cover Florida in two inches of water

Researchers say high temperatures in the Arctic are melting Greenland's ice sheets so rapidly that the ice melt from Tuesday alone would be enough to cover the entire state of Florida in two inches of water. → Read More

Trump Jr. inches past DeSantis as most popular GOP figure in new poll: Axios

A new poll shows Donald Trump Jr. and Florida Gov. → Read More

Illinois becomes one of the first Midwest states to allow over-the-counter birth control

A new law signed this week by Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker (D) will allow residents of the state to access birth control over the counter. → Read More

Lil Nas X fundraises for bail relief with new 'Industry Baby' music video

Rapper Lil Nas X on Friday dropped a prison-themed music video for his new song "Industry Baby," with the video also serving as a fundraiser to help pay bail for those in need. → Read More

Conservative talk radio host Larry Elder enters California recall election against Newsom

Conservative talk radio host Larry Elder has announced a bid for governor in California's recall election of Gov. Gavin Newsom (D). → Read More

California rule bans K-12 students from campus if they refuse to wear masks

New state rules in California would require K-12 students to wear a face mask inside classrooms and buildings or be banned from entering school. Students denied entry to their campus for refusing to wear a mask would be provided an alternate form of education, the regulations state. The rule proposes exceptions be made for students with special health needs or disabilities. The Los Angeles Times… → Read More

Florida county mayor asks residents to wear masks regardless of vaccination

The mayor of Orange County, Fla. is asking residents to again wear face masks indoors as the county faces climbing COVID-19 positivity rates. → Read More

Fauci and Birx warned Scott Atlas was 'dangerous'

Newly obtained emails show that top public health officials Anthony Fauci and Deborah Birx viewed Trump-era White House COVID-19 adviser Scott Atlas and his views on the pandemic as "dangerous." The documents, obtained through public records requests by BuzzFeed News, show the comments were made in August 2020, around the time Atlas was named to his White House role, sparking controversy. Atlas… → Read More

Capitol rioter accused of encouraging assault of NYT photographer arrested

Authorities have arrested a Pennsylvania woman accused of entering the Capitol on Jan. 6, during which she allegedly filmed and encouraged the attack of a New York Times photographer. → Read More

Death toll in Miami condo collapse climbs to 11

The death toll from the sudden collapse of a condo building in Surfside, Fla, climbed to 11 on Monday, Miami-Dade Mayor Daniella Levine Cava announced at a press conference. → Read More

Meghan McCain calls 'defund the police' the 'stupidest thing I ever heard'

"The View" co-host Meghan McCain said on Monday that when she first heard the term "defund the police," she thought it was "the stupidest thing I ever heard." → Read More

Federal search warrant on Giuliani sought contacts with Ukrainian officials: report

Federal prosecutors in Manhattan were reportedly searching for evidence related to the firing of former U.S. → Read More

Bill Clinton on Georgia's new voting restrictions: 'An attack on our democracy'

Former President Clinton criticized Georgia's new voting law signed this week, calling it "a blatant attempt to suppress" Black votes and "an attack on our democracy." → Read More

Boat blocking Florida highway sparks viral comparison to Suez Canal situation

A boat that fell onto a Florida interstate, briefly blocking traffic, is drawing a viral comparison to the Ever Given, the massive cargo ship that has been stuck in the Suez Canal and is blocking major shipping traffic. → Read More

Mar-a-Lago partially closed due to COVID-19 outbreak: report

Former President Trump's luxury resort club Mar-a-Lago has reportedly been partially closed in response to an outbreak of COVID-19 at the Palm Beach, Fla. property. → Read More

Arkansas state Senate approves bill banning all abortions unless mother's life is threatened

Arkansas state senators on Monday voted to pass a new measure that would ban nearly all abortions. → Read More

Texas households face massive electricity bills, some as high as $17K, after winter storm

Some Texans say they're getting massive electric bills following the winter storm that caused chaos throughout the state this past week. → Read More

Video shows man screaming 'get a f---ing job' at family in line for church's food drive

Video from Buckeye, Ariz., shows a man in his truck yelling at a family in line for a food drive to "get a f---king job." → Read More