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Deduction targeted by GOP used by tax filers in most states

| | Nov 19 2017 - 12:06am | Comments

ATLANTA — A popular deduction targeted in the GOP’s overhaul of the tax code is used by more than a quarter of all filers in a majority of states, including many led by Republicans where some residents eventually could see their federal tax bills rise.

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    LOS ANGELES — Investigators sought to determine the cause of a fiery crash that killed “Fast & Furious” star Paul Walker while the actor’s fans erected a makeshift memorial Sunday near where the Porsche he was riding in smashed into a light pole and tree.

  2. | Posted: Dec 2 2013 - 12:05am

    WEST HAVEN, Conn. — The microscope at the University of New Haven, set at 10-times magnification, shows a marijuana leaf covered with dozens of tiny bumps. It’s mold, and someone, somewhere could be smoking similarly contaminated pot and not have a clue.

  3. | Posted: Dec 2 2013 - 12:05am

    BAGHDAD — The number of Iraqis slain “execution-style” surged last month, the U.N. said Sunday, raising fears of a return of the death squads that killed thousands during the darkest days of sectarian violence that followed the U.S.-led invasion.

  4. | Posted: Dec 1 2013 - 12:06am

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska — A mother on board a plane that crashed in remote southwest Alaska made a frantic phone call for help resuscitating her 5-month-old baby, then left the fatally injured boy to lead searchers hampered by cold and fog to the crash site.

  5. | Posted: Dec 1 2013 - 12:06am

    GLASGOW, Scotland — Scotland’s official holiday was transformed into a grim day of mourning Saturday as emergency crews searched the wreckage of a riverside pub smashed by a falling police helicopter. At least eight people died and more than a dozen remained hospitalized with serious injuries.

  6. | Posted: Dec 1 2013 - 12:06am

    WASHINGTON — The Obama administration says it will meet its self-imposed deadline of fixing the troubled health care website so that 50,000 people can log in at the same time starting late Saturday. Yet questions remain about the stability of the site, the volume of traffic it can handle and the quality of the data it is delivering to insurers.

  7. Posted: Dec 1 2013 - 12:06am

    Thanksgiving shopping on the rise, but retailers see a Black Friday drop

  8. | Posted: Dec 1 2013 - 12:06am

    GLASGOW, Scotland — Scotland’s official holiday was transformed into a grim day of mourning Saturday as emergency crews searched the wreckage of a riverside pub smashed by a falling police helicopter. At least eight people died and more than a dozen remained hospitalized with serious injuries.

  9. | Posted: Dec 1 2013 - 12:06am

    HERNANDO, Miss. — Lauren Beth Czekala-Chatham wants to force Mississippi, one of the America’s most conservative states, to recognize her same-sex marriage. She hopes to do so by getting a divorce.

  10. | Posted: Dec 1 2013 - 12:06am

    WASHINGTON — The Obama administration says it will meet its self-imposed deadline of fixing the troubled health care website so that 50,000 people can log in at the same time starting late Saturday. Yet questions remain about the stability of the site, the volume of traffic it can handle and the quality of the data it is delivering to insurers.

  11. | Posted: Dec 1 2013 - 12:06am

    BANGKOK — Police guarded Thailand’s seat of government and other key locations and braced for more violence today, after political protests erupted into street fighting between supporters and opponents of Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra.

  12. | Posted: Dec 1 2013 - 12:06am

    WASHINGTON — You can take our word for it. Americans don’t trust each other anymore.

  13. | Posted: Dec 1 2013 - 12:06am

    HERNANDO, Miss. — Lauren Beth Czekala-Chatham wants to force Mississippi, one of the America’s most conservative states, to recognize her same-sex marriage. She hopes to do so by getting a divorce.

  14. | Posted: Dec 1 2013 - 12:06am

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska — A mother on board a plane that crashed in remote southwest Alaska made a frantic phone call for help resuscitating her 5-month-old baby, then left the fatally injured boy to lead searchers hampered by cold and fog to the crash site.

  15. | Posted: Dec 1 2013 - 12:06am

    BANGKOK — Police guarded Thailand’s seat of government and other key locations and braced for more violence today, after political protests erupted into street fighting between supporters and opponents of Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra.