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Onions linked to nationwide salmonella outbreak; hundreds sickened

If your fresh, whole red, white or yellow onions meet certain criteria, you are being advised to throw them out. → Read More

Reports: COVID vaccine boosters for 40 and older under strong consideration

Once kids 5-11 get authorized for the COVID-19 vaccine, federal regulators are expected to look at extending boosters to middle-aged Americans, two reports say. → Read More

Reports: FDA expected to OK 'mix-and-match' COVID vaccine booster approach this week

The authorization would mean vaccine providers could give a different brand of vaccine for the booster than what the patient originally received. → Read More

Here's why some parents will get smaller child tax credit payments in October, November and December

A "technical issue" involving the September payment means some families will get less money for the final three months of 2021. Here's why. → Read More

ESPN reporter Allison Williams explains why she's leaving network over company vaccine mandate

Football reporter Allison Williams said in an emotional Instagram video she will no longer be at ESPN following parent company Disney's vaccine mandate. → Read More

IRS is sending checks to millions of Americans starting Friday

The October advanced child tax credit payment is going out to eligible parents. Here's what to do if your payment is issued, but it doesn't show up. → Read More

Report: Bill Clinton in hospital with non-COVID infection, responding to treatment

Former President Bill Clinton has reportedly been in the hospital since Tuesday with a non-COVID related infection, but is responding well to treatment. → Read More

90,000 deaths since June were preventable with vaccination, analysis finds

COVID-19 became the second-leading cause of death in the U.S. last month, according to the Kaiser Family Foundation. → Read More

Friday is pay day from the IRS for millions of Americans

The advanced child tax credit payment is days away from going out to eligible parents. Here's what to do if your payment is issued, but it doesn't show up. → Read More

Dog food recalled for possible elevated levels of vitamin D

Consuming elevated levels of vitamin D can cause adverse health reactions in dogs of all sizes, the company warns. → Read More

Reports: Jon Gruden out as Raiders head coach; new trove of emails released

A league source confirms the accuracy of the emails and said they have been sent to the Raiders. → Read More

Captain Kirk's flight to space on Blue Origin delayed

Bad weather means William Shatner will have to wait a little longer to make his first trip into space after decades playing the celebrated starship captain. → Read More

1st look at new US quarters featuring trailblazing American women

Here is a look at the designs of the first five quarters in the American Women Quarters Program series and which women will grace them. → Read More

Canned beef sold nationwide recalled for unsafe lead levels

Lead poisoning can lead to serious health issues, particularly in children. → Read More

Thousands of jogging strollers recalled because wheel can fall off

Owners are urged to stop using these strollers and contact the company for a free repair kit. → Read More

Another $1,400 stimulus check? One advocacy group wants it for these Americans

An advocacy group is pushing Congress to authorize a one-time, $1,400 stimulus payment to some Americans, citing inflation. → Read More

'Chopped Junior' champion and 'Top Chef Junior' star Fuller Goldsmith dies at 17

From the time he was three, Fuller Goldsmith showed an interest in cooking and took it all the way to "Top Chef Junior" and a "Chopped Junior" title. → Read More

Recall alert: Athlete's foot, antifungal sprays may have cancer-causing agent

Bayer said some samples of the products were found to have benzene, which is not supposed to be an ingredient. → Read More

Key deadline for receiving child tax credit comes Monday

Parents looking to update banking or address information or to opt out of the child tax credit have a couple days left to do it. → Read More

Slower postal service delivery for some mail begins Friday

About 30% of first-class mail will now take up to five days to be delivered. → Read More