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5 hours agoNRA files for bankruptcy -- The NRA said it is moving to Texas from New York, where the state's attorney general has filed a lawsuit alleging financial crimes.
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19 hours agoHow manufacturers make it impossible to repair your gadgets -- Americans are throwing away $40 billion a year unwillingly upgrading items we can't fix, a consumer group claims. -- Jan 15
6 hours agoBiden unveils new $1.9 trillion COVID relief bill -- This is the first of two bills Mr. Biden plans to address COVID-19. His transition team said he would introduce a second "recovery" bill in February. -- Jan 15
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6 hours agoIt could be years until full benefits of 5G are unlocked -- 5G has been front and center at the annual CES, held virtually this year. -- Jan 14
18 hours agoWhen will you get a COVID-19 vaccine? -- At current rates of inoculation, it'll take three years to vaccinate America. Experts say policies must change - fast. -- Jan 13
2 days agoMajor airlines banning guns in checked bags to D.C. airports -- FAA Administrator cites recent disturbances on planes, noting "a trend after the breach of the Capitol last week."
23 hours agoInstacart and Trader Joe's to pay workers to get vaccines -- Vaccine stipends, however, will be relatively small, generally less than $100. -- Jan 15
1 hour agoPet food recall expanded after more than 70 dogs die -- FDA investigates potentially fatal levels of aflatoxins, poisons produced by mold that's not necessarily visible. -- Jan 15
3 hours agoRare Mickey Mantle card sells for record-breaking $5.2 million -- Actor Rob Gough, who bought the 1952 card, called it the "Mona Lisa of sports cards." -- Jan 15
5 hours agoBiden to extend pause on federal student loan payments -- The president-elect's transition team also said Mr. Biden supports Congress "immediately" cancelling $10,000 of federal student loans -- Jan 15
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2 months agoA restaurant with a heart of gold and nerves of steel -- Conscious Eatery in Seattle gives away one meal for every meal purchased. Not even a pandemic could stop that.
3 months agoMore Americans are working into old age -- A growing swath of seniors are working beyond 65, with many needing to supplement their paltry retirement savings.
1 year agoHow gig economy workers can save for retirement -- Several types of plans are available, but figuring out which one is right for you can be confusing, so here's some help
1 year agoWhen delaying your Social Security benefits pays off -- The impact of your age when you begin collecting benefits can be more financially significant than you think
1 year agoClaiming Social Security too early costs Americans $3.4 trillion -- Only 4% of retirees claim the benefit at the optimal time. Everyone else is losing out on $111,000 per household
1 year agoHardship withdrawals from your company's 401(k) -- The rules for hardship withdrawals are strict and the costs of taking money from your future retirement can be sky-high
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