10 things you need to know today: April 25, 2023

Fox News fires Tucker Carlson, Biden announces 2024 re-election bid, and more

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1. Tucker Carlson leaves Fox News

Tucker Carlson, Fox News' top-rated prime-time host, has left the conservative cable network, Fox said Monday. Carlson, whose show averaged more than three million nightly viewers, was among the Fox hosts who had been expected to testify in Dominion Voting Systems' defamation lawsuit against Fox News before the network agreed to pay $787.5 million to settle the case. Carlson came under scrutiny and ridicule after Dominion's lawyers released private text exchanges among several Fox stars, including Carlson, Sean Hannity, and Laura Ingraham. In one, Carlson said he hated former President Donald Trump "passionately." Carlson said Trump's claims about voter fraud costing him the 2020 election were "insane."

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