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Senior Fraud Has Skyrocketed Since 2013

Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. We are living longer and longer, and that’s especially true of those with higher incomes. It turns out there’s a big downside to that: As we get older, the likelihood of dementia increases, and that makes us perfect prey for financial scammers. The Wall Street…

Unions Representing Air Traffic Controllers, Pilots, and Flight Attendants Just Issued an Incredibly Dire Warning

David J. Phillip/AP Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. On Wednesday night, unions representing aviation workers—including air traffic controllers, pilots, and flight attendants—released an ominous statement warning that the ongoing government shutdown, now in its 33rd day, poses serious safety risks for its members and for the larger traveling public.  “It…

BREAKING: Davos Billionaires Hate High Taxes

Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. Here is today’s least surprising headline: According to the Washington Post, Michael Dell was asked what he thought about a 70 percent tax rate on income over $10 million. However, the audience “burst into laughter” before he could answer. Eventually the answer turned out to…

GoFundMe Campaigns. Payday Loans. McDonald’s Shifts. The Painful Reality of Surviving Trump’s Shutdown.

A furloughed government worker during a silent protest against the ongoing partial government shutdown.Andrew Harnik/AP Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. The partial government shutdown forced Jason Muzzey, an Agriculture Department contractor in Kansas City, Missouri, to stop work the day after Christmas. He hasn’t been back since. Now, without a…