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Over 9 million additional Americans will lose enhanced unemployment benefits next month
Some 3.5 million Americans from 26 states have already stopped receiving an extra $300 a week in unemployment benefits. Read More
Jeff Bezos is no longer the richest person on the planet after his net worth drops $13.9 billion in one day
Jeff Bezos momentarily forfeited his title of “richest person on the planet” on July 20 when his Blue Origin spacecraft reached suborbital flight for a few minutes. Now, the multibillionaire is once again without the title. Read More
‘This bottle is probably 50 years old’: Americans confront spice cabinets stocked with ancient history
After McCormick recalls two seasonings, now is a good time to ask: Is your oregano older than your kids? Read More
I traveled overseas as the delta variant of COVID-19 surged. Here’s what I wish I knew before my trip.
Vaccinated Americans may have more freedom to travel internationally, but overseas excursions are more complicated amid the pandemic. Read More
I loaned my son thousands of dollars last year when he was out of work. Now he is spending lavishly, while we are struggling
‘How can I approach this without hurting my relationship?’ Read More
Check out these generous tax credits for energy-
saving equipment at home — and there are no income limits
‘Since this gear is expensive, it can generate big credits.’ Read More
‘I don’t want to lose you’: How families approached their loved ones about the importance of getting the COVID-19 vaccination
‘Republicans, rural residents, and White Evangelical Christians continue to be disproportionately more likely to say they will definitely not get vaccinated.’ Read More
An 82-year-old career scam artist pretended to raise $250K for Bernie Sanders and Beto O’Rourke — then bought himself a Mercedes
John Pierre Dupont had been charged with defrauding thousands of donors between 2015 and 2019 through sham websites. Read More
I’m a single, high-earning 52-year-old looking for a more stable lifestyle. Am I too old to buy a home?
‘My family all own homes, so they are pressuring me to buy something near them.’ Read More
The 2021 Mercedes-Benz G-Class is luxurious indulgence with extreme off-road ability
Off-road, the G-Class remains one of the world’s most capable SUVs, easily rivaling the Range Rover and Lexus LX 570. Read More