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As China reports a jump in coronavirus-related deaths — here’s how the illness has spread around the world so rapidly

A new study in the Lancet said this new strain is similar to SARS-related coronaviruses found in Chinese horseshoe bats.

7:33 a.m. Today
I live with my mother. Her boyfriend, 75, made sexual comments to my 11-year-old daughter. My mom said, ‘That’s just the way men are’ — what should I do?

‘My father gave me half of the ownership of the house when he died. If I ask her to leave and buy her out, she would be homeless or stuck at a retirement home.’

8:04 p.m. Jan. 25, 2020
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A proposed ‘millionaire’s tax’ could make it more expensive to be rich in New Jersey

State lawmakers have long fought over how much to tax the rich.

6:39 p.m. Jan. 25, 2020
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The ‘best job in America’ pays $105,000 — and you’ve probably never heard of it

‘Because of the stiff competition to recruit and retain this talent, more companies are investing in their employees’ experiences at work,’ says Amanda Stansell, senior economic research analyst at Glassdoor.

6:38 p.m. Jan. 25, 2020
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It’s not your imagination — Netflix doesn’t have as many movies as it used to

‘Netflix saw the writing on the wall many years ago, which is why they shifted to focus on original content.’

6:38 p.m. Jan. 25, 2020
My wife’s son will never let her see her granddaughter again — unless she gives him $50,000. Should she give in?

‘Her two adult sons claim that their deceased father had promised them the house would one day be theirs.’

6:36 p.m. Jan. 25, 2020
My husband wrote a secret will when our marriage was rocky, but we are in a happier place now — should I now write one too?

‘I do not know what is in this will, but it’s still current and in his brother’s possession.’

6:18 p.m. Jan. 25, 2020
‘I married a guy that lied about his debt. Now he’s trying to divorce me.’ Can I sue him for lying to me?

‘He said he wanted to marry me to give me his survivor benefits. When I didn’t accept, he offered to buy me a house.’

6:18 p.m. Jan. 25, 2020
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The best time to buy anything in 2020: a master list

It’s a new year, and countless sales lie ahead. Mark you calendar for the best months to buy stuff.

4:43 p.m. Jan. 25, 2020
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The No. 1 ‘best’ diet for 2020, according to a panel of 25 health professionals

A panel of ‘nationally recognized’ experts in diet, nutrition, obesity, food psychology, diabetes and heart disease spent months deciding on the most and least effective diets, based on seven criteria.

4:42 p.m. Jan. 25, 2020
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