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Wyden releases billionaires tax proposal for spending package

Wyden releases billionaires tax proposal for spending package

Senate Finance Committee Chairman Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) on Wednesday unveiled his proposal to tax billionaires’ investment gains annually, which could become a key provision in Democrats’ social spending package.

Oct 27, 2021
CDC: Some immunocompromised people can get fourth vaccine dose | TheHill

CDC: Some immunocompromised people can get fourth vaccine dose | TheHill

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) ...

Oct 27, 2021
Facebook says it's facing 'government investigations' related to whistleblower documents

Facebook says it's facing 'government investigations' related to whistleblower documents

Facebook acknowledged to shareholders this week that it is facing "government investigations" related to the tens of thousands of pages of internal company documents leaked by whistleblower Frances Haugen.

Oct 27, 2021
Chris Evans Fulfills His Childhood Dream in Animated Buzz Lightyear Film

Chris Evans Fulfills His Childhood Dream in Animated Buzz Lightyear Film

Chris Evans is living his best Disney dream as the star of Pixar's latest film Lightyear. Get ready for blast off with the trailer.

Oct 27, 2021
Medicare expansion hangs in the balance as Democrats race towards a deal

Medicare expansion hangs in the balance as Democrats race towards a deal

Proposals to include dental, vision and hearing coverage in Medicare, as well as expand Medicaid, may be cut as Democrats try to make a deal on budget bill.

Oct 27, 2021
Bengals on the rise in NFL Week 8 Power Rankings

Bengals on the rise in NFL Week 8 Power Rankings

After thumping the 5-1 Ravens, the Bengals are soaring up power rankings.

Oct 27, 2021
Psaki acknowledges Biden and pope on different page on abortion, tangles with reporter

Psaki acknowledges Biden and pope on different page on abortion, tangles with reporter

White House press secretary Jen Psaki said Wednesday that President Biden and Pope Francis will discuss a range of issues on which they agree during their upcoming visit, and that abortion won’t be one of them.

Oct 27, 2021
Angelina Jolie Expertly Dodges Question About Rumored Fling With The Weeknd

Angelina Jolie Expertly Dodges Question About Rumored Fling With The Weeknd

The "Eternals" star quickly turned the focus back to her new movie without missing a beat.

Oct 27, 2021
Jennifer Lopez chants have followed Alex Rodriguez to World Series

Jennifer Lopez chants have followed Alex Rodriguez to World Series

Everywhere Alex Rodriguez goes, Jennifer Lopez chants follow. The Yankees legend was once again heckled by fans about his split from the singer while covering Game 1 of the Astros-Braves World Seri…

Oct 27, 2021
Rep. Krishnamoorthi “disturbed” by Roger Goodell’s comments regarding WFT investigation information

Rep. Krishnamoorthi “disturbed” by Roger Goodell’s comments regarding WFT investigation information

During the same press conference in which Commissioner Roger Goodell said that more information will not be released regarding the Washington Football Team investigation, he said that the NFL will be “cooperative” with the request from Congress for more infor…

Oct 27, 2021

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Sports

Josh Cavallo becomes one of the few professional men's footballers to come out as gay

Josh Cavallo becomes one of the few professional men's footballers to come out as gay

The Adelaide United midfielder announced that he was gay in a video posted to the team's Twitter account Tuesday.

Oct 27, 2021
NFL betting: Why the Vikings have a legit shot at beating the Cowboys

NFL betting: Why the Vikings have a legit shot at beating the Cowboys

Looking for some winning dogs for Week 8?

Oct 27, 2021
Must-See College Basketball Games in 2021-22

Must-See College Basketball Games in 2021-22

Ranking the top 40 matchups.

Oct 27, 2021
Voyager Digital Becomes the Official Cryptocurrency Brokerage Partner of the Dallas Mavericks

Voyager Digital Becomes the Official Cryptocurrency Brokerage Partner of the Dallas Mavericks

Voyager Digital Ltd. ("Voyager" or the "Company") (TSX: VOYG) (OTCQX: VYGVF) (FRA: UCD2), one of the fastest-growing, publicly traded cryptocurrency...

Oct 27, 2021
49ers Turned Down 2nd Round Pick from New England for Garoppolo

49ers Turned Down 2nd Round Pick from New England for Garoppolo

The San Francisco 49ers reportedly turned down a second-round pick from the New England Patriots for Jimmy Garoppolo.

Oct 27, 2021
Sun Belt expansion: Southern Miss, Old Dominion join conference with Marshall, FCS power expected to follow

Sun Belt expansion: Southern Miss, Old Dominion join conference with Marshall, FCS power expected to follow

The Golden Eagles and Monarchs will join their new home no later than July 2023

Oct 27, 2021
Chicago Bears' Matt Nagy

Chicago Bears' Matt Nagy

Coach Matt Nagy says no decision has been made yet on whether Khalil Mack will play in the Bears' game against the 49ers.

Oct 27, 2021
Heaps: Why Seahawks have a ‘glaring weakness’ on offensive line - 710 ESPN Seattle

Heaps: Why Seahawks have a ‘glaring weakness’ on offensive line - 710 ESPN Seattle

The play of center Kyle Fuller has Jake Heaps concerned, mainly because of the Seahawks' lack of offseason additions at the position.

Oct 27, 2021
Fantasy football trade value

Fantasy football trade value

Eric Moody goes over which players fantasy managers should consider dealing for right now, including a trio of Arizona Cardinals.

Oct 27, 2021
The Washington Wizards finally have a clean slate and an invigorated future

The Washington Wizards finally have a clean slate and an invigorated future

The mistakes of Washington’s previous front office have finally been wiped away. It’s a new day for the Wizards.

Oct 27, 2021

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Business

Hertz reaches deal to supply 50,000 Teslas to Uber drivers

Hertz reaches deal to supply 50,000 Teslas to Uber drivers

Hertz Global Holdings Inc. reached an exclusive agreement to supply Uber drivers with up to 50,000 Teslas to rent by 2023.

Oct 27, 2021
Boeing, Jacksonville leaders break ground for new maintenance facility to bring 300 new jobs

Boeing, Jacksonville leaders break ground for new maintenance facility to bring 300 new jobs

Boeing will build a new maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) facility near Cecil Airport.

Oct 27, 2021
Judge rejects pilot union's attempt to block Southwest Airlines vaccine mandate

Judge rejects pilot union's attempt to block Southwest Airlines vaccine mandate

In a Tuesday ruling, U.S. District Judge Barbara Lynn denied the request by the Southwest Airlines Pilots Association (SWAPA) to issue a temporary restraining order against the airline’s requirement and dismissed the case.

Oct 27, 2021
Congress introduces bill to clamp down on trading by senior Federal Reserve policymakers

Congress introduces bill to clamp down on trading by senior Federal Reserve policymakers

The bill from Congress would bar senior Fed officials from trading any individual stocks, effectively only allowing holdings of diversified funds. The Fed...

Oct 27, 2021
Cigarette sales went up last year for the first time in 20 years

Cigarette sales went up last year for the first time in 20 years

The Federal Trade Commission says sales in 2020 were up slightly, and analysts say the increase was due to the coronavirus pandemic. But the gain looks unlikely to represent a long-term trend.

Oct 27, 2021
Costco raised its minimum wage to $17 an hour

Costco raised its minimum wage to $17 an hour

Costco this week raised its starting wage for hourly store workers in the United States for the second time this year as businesses hike pay to draw and retain workers amid a labor shortage.

Oct 27, 2021
In one day, Elon Musk made $37 billion and slammed Democrats' plan to tax billionaires. Here's what he meant when he said the government will 'come for you.'

In one day, Elon Musk made $37 billion and slammed Democrats' plan to tax billionaires. Here's what he meant when he said the government will 'come for you.'

Musk said the government could "run out of money" and "come for you." Yet the government has run a deficit for years without billionaires paying much.

Oct 27, 2021
Marjorie Taylor Greene invested as much as $50,000 in the Trump SPAC before its stock plunged

Marjorie Taylor Greene invested as much as $50,000 in the Trump SPAC before its stock plunged

Georgia Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene bought as much as $50,000 worth of shares in a shell company that is merging with former President Donald Trump's new media venture, according to a financial disclosure form.

Oct 27, 2021
2021 holiday sales projected to hit new records

2021 holiday sales projected to hit new records

The nation’s largest retail trade group projected Wednesday that holiday sales may "shatter previous records" even with the economy facing a range of headwinds including supply chain disruptions, inflationary pressures to widespread labor shortages.

Oct 27, 2021
Shiba Inu Jumps 70% to Surpass Market Value of Robinhood – Where It's Not (Yet) Listed

Shiba Inu Jumps 70% to Surpass Market Value of Robinhood – Where It's Not (Yet) Listed

The “dogecoin killer” now has a market value of more than $39 billion; HOOD’s market cap is at $29 billion.

Oct 27, 2021

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Health

Vaping marijuana by teens doubles in last seven years, with potentially harmful consequences, study says

Vaping marijuana by teens doubles in last seven years, with potentially harmful consequences, study says

Marijuana vaping by school-aged youth doubled between 2013 and 2020, a new study found, with reported use within the last 30 days rising seven-fold during the same time period.

Oct 26, 2021
Officials brace for sixth wave of COVID-19

Officials brace for sixth wave of COVID-19

<p>Effects could be mitigated with proper precautions </p>

Oct 27, 2021
Legendary wrestler has both legs amputated after walking struggle revealed as deadly infection

Legendary wrestler has both legs amputated after walking struggle revealed as deadly infection

‘Promoters can tell you along with my peers, I’ve had a history with this and would cancel shows often due to this condition,’ Jimmy Rave tweets

Oct 27, 2021
Breakthrough infections can lead to long COVID; genes may explain critical illness in young, healthy adults

Breakthrough infections can lead to long COVID; genes may explain critical illness in young, healthy adults

The persistent syndrome of COVID-19 after-effects known as long COVID can develop after "breakthrough" infections in vaccinated people, a new study shows...

Oct 27, 2021
Alarming new study finds this type of food can cause forgetfulness and lead to Alzheimer's disease | TheHill

Alarming new study finds this type of food can cause forgetfulness and lead to Alzheimer's disease | TheHill

“These findings indicate that consumption of a processed diet can produce significant and abrupt memory deficits.”

Oct 27, 2021
DHHS: Schools don't need to require masks for vaccinated if coronavirus transmission is low enough

DHHS: Schools don't need to require masks for vaccinated if coronavirus transmission is low enough

Only two counties currently meet the threshold of "moderate" or "low" spread - Hyde County on the coast and Cherokee County in the mountains - as the rest of the state's counties continue to have "high" or "substantial" transmission rates.

Oct 27, 2021
Finnish scientists create 'sustainable' lab-grown coffee

Finnish scientists create 'sustainable' lab-grown coffee

Latte drinkers may in the future be sipping on java sourced from a petri dish rather than a plantation, say scientists behind a new technique to grow what they hope to be sustainable coffee in a lab.

Oct 27, 2021
Legendary WWE wrestler Jimmy Rave, 38, reveals he had both legs amputated after suffering from MRSA

Legendary WWE wrestler Jimmy Rave, 38, reveals he had both legs amputated after suffering from MRSA

Jimmy Rave, 38, revealed he lost his legs due to MRSA just six months after losing his left arm to the same infection. He told his fans on Twitter he had trouble walking in June and went to the doctor.

Oct 27, 2021
Eco-friendly sex: What is it and how does it impact on climate change?

Eco-friendly sex: What is it and how does it impact on climate change?

As more people try to live environmentally friendly lives, how do we make sex more sustainable?

Oct 26, 2021
Arizona researchers successful in canine Valley Fever vaccine tests

Arizona researchers successful in canine Valley Fever vaccine tests

Researchers from the University of Arizona say they have tested a vaccine against canine Valley Fever that appears to strongly protect against the disease.

Oct 26, 2021

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Technology

Native Union Brings Back iPod Socks, But for AirPods

Native Union Brings Back iPod Socks, But for AirPods

Native Union this week announced the launch of AirPods Beanies, a new carrying case for the AirPods that's modeled after the iconic iPod Sock....

Oct 26, 2021
Samsung launches early Black Friday deals: phones, laptops, TV's, and more

Samsung launches early Black Friday deals: phones, laptops, TV's, and more

Samsung is live with some crazy limited-time deals on tech products, today only.

Oct 27, 2021
ASUS Unleashes Z690 ROG, ROG STRIX, TUF Gaming, PRIME Motherboards: Prices & Specifications Detailed, Pre-Orders Open Now!

ASUS Unleashes Z690 ROG, ROG STRIX, TUF Gaming, PRIME Motherboards: Prices & Specifications Detailed, Pre-Orders Open Now!

Today, ASUS officially announced its Z690 ROG, ROG STRIX, TUF Gaming &amp; PRIME motherboards for Intel's 12th Generation Alder Lake Desktop CPUs. The CPUs come with a range of new features and brand new technologies plus, if you plan on building yourself a P…

Oct 27, 2021
Daily Deals: Price Drop on 2021 LG C1 4K OLED TVs Plus Get 6 Months of HBO Max, 1 Month of Xbox Game Pass for PC for $1

Daily Deals: Price Drop on 2021 LG C1 4K OLED TVs Plus Get 6 Months of HBO Max, 1 Month of Xbox Game Pass for PC for $1

Daily Deals 2021 LG C1 4K OLED TV, HBO Max, Xbox Series X Controller, Game Pass for PC, Apple MacBook Pro, Razer Gaming Laptop, Best PS5 SSD Storage Upgrade, Dell Monitor, and More

Oct 27, 2021
Here's Everything Corvette Z06 Engineers Did to Beat Overheating Issues

Here's Everything Corvette Z06 Engineers Did to Beat Overheating Issues

The secret lies in natural aspiration and a ton of radiators.

Oct 27, 2021
The 'Grand Theft Auto III' Radio Commercials Are Still Awesome

The 'Grand Theft Auto III' Radio Commercials Are Still Awesome

It’s been 20 years since they first hit the digital airwaves. Here’s how they came to be part of the series’ legacy.

Oct 27, 2021
Pokimane co-founds new esports and content creator consulting firm RTS

Pokimane co-founds new esports and content creator consulting firm RTS

The Twitch superstar is starting her own company to help up-and-coming content creators.

Oct 27, 2021
Adobe has built a deepfake tool, but it doesn’t know what to do with it

Adobe has built a deepfake tool, but it doesn’t know what to do with it

At its Max conference this week, Adobe showed off Project Morpheus — an experimental tool that uses AI to tweak video footage of people, adjusting their age, facial expression, and so on. It’s a deepfake tool, but Adobe doesn’t want to call it that.

Oct 27, 2021
Android 12L is Google’s latest attempt to optimize Android for tablets, foldables, and Chrome OS devices

Android 12L is Google’s latest attempt to optimize Android for tablets, foldables, and Chrome OS devices

Google announces Android 12L -- a feature drop for Android 12 purpose-built for large screen devices like foldables, tablets, and Chromebooks.

Oct 27, 2021
Latest Google Camera update brings new features to the Pixel 6 series

Latest Google Camera update brings new features to the Pixel 6 series

A new version of the Google Camera app is now available for the latest Pixel 6 series phones. The update brings a few new features and performance improvements.

Oct 27, 2021

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Science

NASA Says We Need to Talk About What Happens When We Find Life Beyond Earth

NASA Says We Need to Talk About What Happens When We Find Life Beyond Earth

Even though we have not found any evidence of extraterrestrial life so far, that's not to say we shouldn't be prepared for the day when that could change.

Oct 27, 2021
Scientists discover a 2.5 billion-year-old ruby containing traces of ancient life - iNews

Scientists discover a 2.5 billion-year-old ruby containing traces of ancient life - iNews

Scientists revealed that the compound contained traces of ancient life

Oct 26, 2021
Nasa calls for new ways to announce discovery of alien life amid fears of misunderstandings

Nasa calls for new ways to announce discovery of alien life amid fears of misunderstandings

Nasa scientists have called for the world to agree on a productive way to announce the potential discovery of alien life on another planet.

Oct 27, 2021
Scientists Traced The Weird Origins of Tusks to Find Out Where They Came From

Scientists Traced The Weird Origins of Tusks to Find Out Where They Came From

Stick a turtle's beak on a baby hippo. Then twist its front legs so they stick out to either side, but keep its back legs straight. And give it tusks. Presto, you have something that looks a little bit like a prototype mammal-like animal that walked

Oct 27, 2021
Elon Musk's SpaceX now valued at $100 billion: report

Elon Musk's SpaceX now valued at $100 billion: report

SpaceX has apparently become the second-most valuable private company in the world.

Oct 26, 2021
ULA sets new target launch date for Space Test Program STP-3 mission

ULA sets new target launch date for Space Test Program STP-3 mission

United Launch Alliance is targeting a Nov. 22 liftoff for the U.S. Space Force STP-3 mission aboard an Atlas 5 rocket.

Oct 26, 2021
A new sunspot is firing off solar eruptions and here's what it looks like on video

A new sunspot is firing off solar eruptions and here's what it looks like on video

About five hours of explosions dominated the view.

Oct 26, 2021
NASA's Chandra telescope sees signs of 'exoplanet' outside the Milky Way

NASA's Chandra telescope sees signs of 'exoplanet' outside the Milky Way

Scientists found signs of a planet beyond the Milky Way using NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory.

Oct 26, 2021
You only live once: Epidemiologists analyze health risks in all the James Bond films

You only live once: Epidemiologists analyze health risks in all the James Bond films

Biggest risk might be to Bond's sexual partners: 27.1% of them died shortly after sex.

Oct 26, 2021
SpaceX shows off its 'Gateway to Mars' for Starship launches in video

SpaceX shows off its 'Gateway to Mars' for Starship launches in video

The company is waiting on regulatory approval for its first orbital mission.

Oct 25, 2021

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Entertaiment

Katy Perry Rocks Swimsuit On Birthday Trip To Mexico – Hollywood Life

Katy Perry Rocks Swimsuit On Birthday Trip To Mexico – Hollywood Life

Hot mama alert! Katy Perry rang in her 37th birthday by celebrating with Orlando Bloom and her friends in Cabo San Lucas on Oct. 24.

Oct 27, 2021
Edgar Wright on ‘Last Night in Soho’ and the Trap of Nostalgia

Edgar Wright on ‘Last Night in Soho’ and the Trap of Nostalgia

The “Baby Driver” director’s latest film is a thriller that explores the darker side of 1960s London and questions stories that glamorize the era.

Oct 27, 2021
Kenneth Branagh Returns to ‘Belfast’: How His Autobiographical Film Became an Oscars Frontrunner

Kenneth Branagh Returns to ‘Belfast’: How His Autobiographical Film Became an Oscars Frontrunner

Popular on Variety In March 2020, Kenneth Branagh retreated to his home just outside London. And, like much of the world, he stayed home as COVID cut a deadly path around the globe, upending life and closing the cinemas and West End theaters where Branagh has…

Oct 27, 2021
Daily Horoscope For October 28, 2021

Daily Horoscope For October 28, 2021

Your daily horoscope for October 27, 2021, is here with an astrology forecast for all zodiac signs starting on Wednesday. Check out what the stars, Scorpio season, and the Moon in Cancer entering Leo have in store for you.

Oct 27, 2021
One man pleads guilty to drug charge in connection with Mac Miller's death

One man pleads guilty to drug charge in connection with Mac Miller's death

Stephen Walter has been charged with one count of distribution of fentanyl

Oct 27, 2021
B Positive Season 2 Theme Song — New Opening Title Sequence Explained

B Positive Season 2 Theme Song — New Opening Title Sequence Explained

RELATED STORIES 'B Positive' EP Chuck Lorre Explains $48 Million Twist 'B Positive' EP Chuck Lorre Discusses 'Chapter 2' of CBS Comedy B Positive executive producer Chuck Lorre promises no more blood and guts as the CBS comedy embarks upon a new chapter. As p…

Oct 27, 2021
'Rust' Actor Doesn't Think Film Should Continue, Halyna Was The Vision

'Rust' Actor Doesn't Think Film Should Continue, Halyna Was The Vision

One of the actors on "Rust" says the movie should not continue because slain cinematographer Halyna Hutchins was the vision.

Oct 27, 2021
There Really Is a Coordinated Online Attack on Meghan Markle

There Really Is a Coordinated Online Attack on Meghan Markle

A new analysis found that the Duke and Duchess of Sussex were the focus of a small but stragetic hate campaign on Twitter.

Oct 27, 2021
There’s No Dave Chappelle or Hannah Gadsby Without Mort Sahl

There’s No Dave Chappelle or Hannah Gadsby Without Mort Sahl

Before Sahl, who died at 94 on Tuesday, intellectual arguments and controversial stances were off-limits to stand-ups seeking mass acceptance.

Oct 27, 2021
Prince Andrew scandal: Jeffrey Epstein, Virginia Giuffre settlement can be kept secret, judge rules

Prince Andrew scandal: Jeffrey Epstein, Virginia Giuffre settlement can be kept secret, judge rules

A 2009 settlement agreement between Jeffrey Epstein and longtime accuser Virginia Giuffre can be kept under seal as Britain’s Prince Andrew fights a lawsuit filed by the woman, a federal judge ruled Wednesday. Giuffre claims the royal sexually assaulted her w…

Oct 27, 2021

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    Goalkeeper Ashleigh Johnson made 11 saves as the U.S. women's water polo team easily beat Spain 14-5 to win its third consecutive Olympic gold medal.

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    Cramer’s week ahead: The stock market can keep climbing 'now that the Fed remains our friend'

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