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Firefighters throw a surprise party for a boy whose house burned down on his birthday

Firefighters throw a surprise party for a boy whose house burned down on his birthday

Erick Hill was supposed to spend his 6th birthday celebrating at a cookout with family and friends. Instead, tragedy struck as a fire ripped through his Buffalo home. While everyone got out safely, Erick’s family lost almost everything, including all of his birthday presents. Erick’s mother, Jamia Jones, was out buying balloons and decorations for…MORE

Nearly two-thirds of Americans oppose D.C. statehood, a Gallup poll finds

Nearly two-thirds of Americans oppose D.C. statehood, a Gallup poll finds

Should the District of Columbia be its own state? A new Gallup poll finds that 64 percent of Americans say no. In a survey, more than half of participants across every category — gender, race, age group, education level, political party and ideology — said they would oppose the move to grant statehood to nation’s…MORE

Two alleged victims confronted Jeffrey Epstein at his bail hearing

Two alleged victims confronted Jeffrey Epstein at his bail hearing

Two women who say they were sexually abused by multimillionaire Jeffrey Epstein confronted him in Manhattan federal court Monday, arguing in the final moments of a two-hour hearing against granting him bail in a sex trafficking case because, as one put it, “he’s a scary person to have walking the streets.” “I was 16 years…MORE