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Candy companies, haunted houses, and Party City are still ready for the spookiest holiday.

Here’s how much you had to make in 2017 to pay more income tax than Donald Trump

A single adult without kids making $18,000 would have paid more.

Experts say Covid-19 cases are likely about to surge

America keeps making the same mistakes over and over. So another surge of coronavirus cases seems likely.

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