Is it time to raise taxes on the rich? California Democrats call for new...
SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- California's wealthiest households pay the highest income tax rate in the country. It could go up a few more percentage points if Democrats follow through next year on a new proposal that would levy on a new millionaire's tax...Read More
FAA finalizes and opens for comment its plan for the return of Boeing's ...
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on Monday published its final list of required design changes to the Boeing 737 Max, as well as changes to operation and maintenance procedures and to proposed pilot training, that must be completed for ...Read More
Singer Frank Ocean's teen brother, Ryan Breaux, reportedly killed in LA-...
LOS ANGELES -- A fiery crash early Sunday in Thousand Oaks left two people dead, and social media accounts indicate that one of the victims was the younger brother of singer Frank Ocean.
Neither family members nor authorities has confirmed his ...Read More
Nasal spray approved for treating suicidal people
Johnson & Johnson's Spravato has been approved as the first antidepressant for actively suicidal people, as doctors are becoming increasingly concerned about COVID-19's effect on the mental health of Americans.
The Food and Drug Administration ...Read More
Erika Ettin: It's the little things …
I went to my high school reunion last year (remember when there were in-person events?). At the reunion, I ran into a friend whom I hadn't seen, well, since high school. Out of the blue, he started telling me about a woman he was seeing -- and ...Read More
Camden's Roman Catholic diocese suspends payments to clergy abuse ...
Citing financial losses resulting from the coronavirus pandemic, the Roman Catholic Diocese of Camden in New Jersey said Friday that it would halt payments from a clergy sex-abuse victim fund that has paid out nearly $7.6 million.
In a statement,...Read More
Carla Fried: 'My husband handles the money' — what decade is this?
A recent UBS Global Wealth Management survey starts out encouragingly enough: Nearly eight in 10 millennial women say they will share responsibility for household finances with their spouses. And they think that approach is overdue: Two-thirds say...Read More
Countdown to college: Freshman essentials
In the old days, a roll of quarters for the washer and dryer was considered essential. Today, with enhanced technology, most laundry rooms take credit or debit cards, and many even text students when it's time to transfer the wash to the dryer. ...Read More
Think you know how to shop at Neiman Marcus? New campaign matches ...
DALLAS - Neiman Marcus is heading toward a fall exit from its bankruptcy reorganization with a new ad campaign that's designed to make the Dallas-based luxury retailer more approachable.
The "Your Neiman's" campaign directs shoppers to ...Read More
On Gardening: Lo & Behold the Ruby Chip butterfly bush
This year The Garden Guy decided to add some dwarf buddleia into his arsenal of pollinator plants. The idea of 3-foot-tall or less buddleias or butterfly bushes seemed like just what the doctor ordered to be able to incorporate them with lantanas,...Read More
Family travel five: Time for a breath of fresh air
In an era when fresh air is favored, it may be an ideal time to nurture your family's interest in the natural world.
Here are five ways to encourage the next generation of outdoor adventurers.
1. Opt for outside fun.
A slew of experts agree ...Read More
Think about summer food safety for your dog
Certain foods have become associated with summer: grilled meats like chicken, hamburgers and hot dogs; chips and dips; watermelon and other fruits; ice cream and popsicles.
We generally recommend that dogs not receive table scraps so they don'...Read More
Science & Technology
Trump's TikTok assault opens new front in tech war with China
By going after TikTok, the U.S. is expanding a fight against Beijing using Chinese-style restrictions on tech companies in a move that could potentially have enormous ramifications for the world's biggest economies.
The Trump administration's ...Read More
Is a NC congressman using taxpayer-funded mailings to campaign? His ...
RALEIGH, N.C. -- When are members of Congress communicating with constituents? And when are they campaigning?
Democrats in North Carolina's 8th Congressional District say U.S. Rep. Richard Hudson appears to have crossed the line in the use of ...Read More