American football erases the Iranian flag as a sign of protest

DOHA, Qatar – With the United States and Iran gearing up for a dangerous World Cup match here on Tuesday, the U.S. Soccer Federation has taken to social media to issue what it says is a statement of support for the protesters inside Iran: A modified version of the Iranian flag. The federation’s action led … Read more

Airlines are losing passengers who need help flying

The Arrivals and Departure Board lists several flight cancellations at Tampa International Airport before the airport closed at 5 p.m. today ahead of Hurricane Ian on September 27, 2022 in Tampa, Florida.picture: Brian R. Smith/AFP (Getty Images) All passengers traveling after the COVID lockdown I noticed staffing problems at every level Slow down the process, … Read more

Ethiopia hosts UN online meeting after cutting off Tigray

Geneva – A United Nations body dedicated to promoting broader and better access to the Internet is about to hold its annual meeting in Ethiopiawhose government shut down the internet in the northern region of Tigray during a two-year war there. Critics say Ethiopia stands out as a stark example of the government’s blocking of … Read more

Robert Sarver sells Phoenix Suns and Mercury after harassment report

Phoenix Suns owner and Robert Sarver attend Game Two of the 2021 WNBA Finals at the Footprint Center on October 13, 2021 in Phoenix, Arizona. Christian Petersen | Getty Images Phoenix Suns owner and Mercury owner Robert Sarver said he would begin the process of selling both professional basketball teams after a detailed report on … Read more

Forgiveness for Middle School Loan and Debt: What About Me?

This text has been edited for clarity. Hello. I’m Art Kaplan. I direct the Department of Medical Ethics at New York University’s Grossman School of Medicine. Many of you know that President Biden created the Loan Forgiveness Program, forgiving up to $10,000 in federal student loans, including graduate and undergraduate education. The Department of Education … Read more

Industry 401(k) launches plan to renew old retirement accounts

JGI | Jimmy Grill | mix photos | GT 401(k) plans contain $7.7 trillion in retirement savings. Research shows that withdrawing money from small accounts pulls billions out of the system each year and can harm investors’ chances of a secure retirement. Three of the industry’s largest 401(k) executives — Fidelity Investments, Vanguard Group and … Read more

Opinion: The Fed is missing a crucial turning point in its fight against inflation because it believes in flawed data

The Fed can’t see the next potential economic meltdown because it’s still looking in the rear-view mirror, seeing nothing but High inflation. The risk arises because the CPI and PCE – the two most important measures of inflation – have a fatal flaw in the way they measure shelter costs. “ If you get your … Read more