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Past articles by Douglas:

Dozens hurt in large life-threatening NYC building fire

Officials said a five-alarm fire in a high-rise apartment building in New York City's Bronx borough caused dozens of life-threatening injuries. → Read More

Grammys postpone Jan. 31 show, citing omicron variant risks

Organizers said Wednesday that "after careful consideration" the show will now be postponed citing coronavirus concerns. → Read More

Popular Little Caesars Hot-N-Ready discount pizza sees price increase

Fans of the infamous hot light grab-n-go style meal now need to have some extra change with them as the pizza deal's price has gone up for the first time in years. → Read More

Father goes out for milk, comes home with $1M lottery ticket

A father near Richmond, Virginia got a huge surprise right around Christmas after deciding to buy a scratch-off lottery ticket during a run to the store. → Read More

Reports of another possible Amazon Web Services outage, unclear how widespread

Reports started to come in at around 8 a.m. Eastern on Wednesday according to some users on Twitter and on the website Downdetector who said websites were down. → Read More

More financial freedom: These tips will help your bank account in 2022

Spending less and saving money might seem daunting, but with some small changes to everyday habits, we might discover some lasting bank account improvements. → Read More

US Secretary Blinken plans press update as COVID-19 upends recent diplomatic work

A global surge in coronavirus infections wreaked havoc with Secretary of State Antony Blinken's round-the-world diplomatic journey recently. → Read More

Biggest scams of 2021, and what to watch out for in 2022

In an increasingly interconnected world, the ways fraudsters trick unsuspecting people changes all the time. Here's what to beware of going into the new year. → Read More

Bidens welcome new puppy to White House

President Joe Biden tweeted out a photo of the puppy with the caption, "Welcome to the White House, Commander." → Read More

USDA issues alert on Trader Joe's frozen Wonton soup

The agency said the manufacturer possibly mislabeled the product and it could contain shrimp, a known allergen, along with pork not listed on the label. → Read More

Chris Wallace is leaving Fox News, joining CNN

The veteran Fox News anchor says he's leaving the network after 18 years and is “ready for a new adventure” he said Sunday. → Read More

Fauci on origins of COVID-19, would support 9/11 commission-style investigation on US response

Anthony Fauci said on CBS, in an interview that aired Sunday, he's focused on coronavirus animal to human transmission, and the Wuhan wet market theory out of China. → Read More

Some Old Spice, Secret antiperspirants recalled for cancer-causing ingredient benzene

Some antiperspirant products by the two manufacturers were found to contain benzene which is a known cancer causing agent, and can be inhaled or absorbed by skin. → Read More

Thanksgiving with a twist: A diverse America, and the dishes we're grateful for

Many of the world's diasporas call the United States home, and once a year when we all give thanks together, we also bring our many culinary influences to the table. → Read More

People can now claim part of nearly $100 million TikTik class action settlement

Users of the app could see money ahead as claimants can now file for a portion of the $92 million settlement, and one state is singled out to get more money. → Read More

Which stores will be open, closed on Thanksgiving 2021?

Many retailers including Target, Walmart, Best Buy plan to be closed on Thanksgiving this years. Whole Foods and Kroger are among those planning to be open. → Read More

'Fall back' no more? Where all 50 states stand on making daylight saving time permanent

A state-by-state look at the efforts to 'lock the clock' and end or make daylight saving time permanent so there's no more falling back or springing forward. → Read More

Flight recorders, wreckage recovered from plane that crashed in ocean off Hawaii

The Boeing 737-200 cargo plane crashed into the Pacific Ocean, in the waters off Oahu, back in July. → Read More

American Airlines flight cancellations approach 300 Monday

The company blames staffing issues as part of why it has had to cancel hundreds of flights in recent days. → Read More

Lost hiker ignored rescuers' phone calls because it was an unknown number

Colorado rescue officials posted a seemingly frustrated plea to hikers to please answer phone calls if they're overdue and rescuers are trying to reach lost people. → Read More