Millionaires living in New York City will soon pay the highest taxes in the U.S.
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The highest-earning New Yorkers would face the nation’s steepest income tax rate under a budget lawmakers expected to vote on and pass today. Read more
The heavy concentration of new cases has prompted some experts and elected officials to call for President Joe Biden’s administration to ship additional vaccine doses to those places. Read more
Kauai police have identified the 43-year-old Oahu man who died of an apparent drowning Sunday afternoon after swimming off of Hanakapiai Beach. Read more
The president warned that “new variants of the virus are spreading and they’re moving quickly.” Read more
Schools in Canada’s largest city will shut down Wednesday and move to online learning because of a third surge of coronavirus infections fueled by more-contagious virus variants. Read more
The National Weather Service expects surf of 8 to 12 feet along east shores due to a north-northeast swell. Read more
A 21-month-old boy was shot in the head while riding in a car on Chicago’s famed Lake Shore Drive just hours after seven people were shot and wounded in a fight a few miles away, in what is shaping up to be one of the most violent years for the city in memory, police said. Read more
Gaetz did not tell White House aides that he was under investigation for potential sex trafficking violations when he made the request. Read more
Gov. Gavin Newsom has signaled an end to more than a year of closures in California, announcing that the nation’s most populated state plans to lift most coronavirus restrictions on businesses and workplaces June 15, when enough people should be vaccinated to start returning to normal. Read more
The men watched from the lobby as 65-year-old Vilma Kari was repeatedly kicked and stomped, the video showed. Read more
With a powerful new tool, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer has fresh options for potentially advancing President Joe Biden’s infrastructure package and other priorities past Republican obstruction in the 50-50 split Senate. Read more
The distraught girl called 911 and told police that her father had come to her party and had killed her family. “She was weeping and crying” and said her father didn’t bring presents, Chief of Detectives James Essig said today. Read more
Large numbers of students are not returning to the classroom even as more schools reopen for full-time, in-person learning, according to a survey released Wednesday by the Biden administration. Read more
An Iranian cargo ship believed to be a base for the paramilitary Revolutionary Guard and anchored for years in the Red Sea off Yemen has been attacked, Iranian state television acknowledged Wednesday. Read more
Dubai authorities detained at least 11 Ukrainian women who posed naked in broad daylight along with a male Russian photographer on charges of public debauchery and producing pornography. Read more
The University of Hawaii is quarantining 81 student-athletes on the football team after five student-athletes tested positive today for a total of eight positive tests since March 31. Read more
Solis said in her statement that since the alleged assault, she suffers from panic attacks, anxiety, depression and is no longer comfortable working as a massage therapist. Read more
The couple signed a deal to create content for Netflix and are creating podcasts for Spotify. Prince Harry also has joined the corporate world as a leader with the employee coaching and mental health firm BetterUp Inc. Read more
Woods, 45, suffered severe injuries to his right leg on Feb. 23, requiring at least two operations after the SUV he was driving crashed onto a hillside along a challenging stretch of road in Los Angeles County. Read more
Fantahun Girma Woldesenbet, a petty officer third class assigned to Fort Detrick, began shooting with a rifle inside a Navy-related business at the Riverside Tech Park. Read more
A wobbly day of trading on Wall Street left stocks slightly lower, pulling the market back from the all-time highs it reached a day earlier. Read more