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NFL retirees who say the league’s disability plan is a sham can proceed to trial

March 21, 2024

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – A lawsuit accusing the NFL’s disability plan of violating its duty to retired players by routinely denying valid injury claims can proceed to trial on most counts, a federal judge in Maryland has ruled. The lawsuit, filed last year, accuses officials who oversee the program of bad faith and flagrant violations of […]

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What’s in the $1.2 Trillion Government Funding Package

March 21, 2024

The Republicans and Democrats each got policy victories in the second tranche of appropriations legislation. In the wee hours of March 21, the text of the second appropriations bill—totaling $1.2 trillion—to fund most of the U.S. government was unveiled. The second tranche of spending legislation covers 70 percent of the federal government. This includes the […]

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Social Security Administration Makes Major Policy Shift on Clawing Back Overpayments

March 21, 2024

Social Security announces major policy shift in response to outrage over the way it claws back benefit overpayments. The Social Security Administration (SSA), the federal agency that administers Social Security payments, announced that it’s reforming how it recovers overpayment of benefits after receiving backlash over policies that cause financial strain for vulnerable and older Americans […]

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A Friday Tradition: Italian and Jewish Influences Make for an Eclectic Shabbat Dinner

March 21, 2024

SOUTH ORANGE, N.J.—Her voice sang clearly across the room, warm and sweet. Shabbat is centered around the family, a celebration of bonds between loved ones, a time to cherish each other’s company. The tradition commences with a meal every Friday evening. Each member of the household plays a role. Shannon Sarna, the mother, nourishes the […]

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Nearly 200,000 Deportation Cases Have Been Tossed Over Late DHS Paperwork During the Biden Administration

March 21, 2024

The overall percentage of cases dismissed over Notice to Appear paperwork errors has also gone up during the Biden administration. Nearly 200,000 deportation cases have been thrown out since the start of President Joe Biden’s administration because the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) hadn’t filed the necessary court appearance paperwork to proceed with the […]

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Musk’s Neuralink Shows First Brain-Chip Patient Playing Online Chess

March 21, 2024

Elon Musk’s brain-chip startup Neuralink livestreamed on Wednesday its first patient implanted with a chip using his mind to play online chess. Noland Arbaugh, the 29-year-old patient who was paralyzed below the shoulder after a diving accident, played chess on his laptop and moved the cursor using the Neuralink device. The implant seeks to enable […]

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Liver Disease Patients Could See Promising Results With Baby Aspirin

March 21, 2024

A new clinical trial found that baby aspirin could reduce the amount of liver fat in patients with metabolic dysfunction-associated steatotic liver disease. Patients suffering from metabolic-associated liver disease could benefit from low-dose aspirin. A new clinical trial out of Boston found that baby aspirin could reduce the amount of liver fat in patients with […]

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Trump Has Message for Republicans Who Refuse to Endorse Him

March 21, 2024

“We need patriots. We need strong people in our country,” he said. Former President Donald Trump this week responded to Republicans who are refusing to endorse him for president after his former vice president said he wouldn’t vote for him in 2024. While speaking to reporters in Florida on Tuesday, the former president was asked […]

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LIVE 1:15 PM ET: GOP Reps. Urge SCOTUS to Protect Women and Children From Harms of Chemical Abortion

March 21, 2024

LIVE 1:15 PM ET: GOP Reps. Urge SCOTUS to Protect Women and Children From Harms of Chemical Abortion EpochTV Live Views 98 • Mar-21-2024 Reps. Chris Smith (R-N.J.) and August Pfluger (R-Texas) host a press conference at 1:30 p.m. ET on March 21, ahead of the oral arguments of the case FDA v. Alliance for Hippocratic […]

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You Can Lose a $400,000 Home Over a $1,600 Tax Bill—Just Ask Christine Searle

March 21, 2024

TUCSON, Ariz.—Horses taught Christine Searle the importance of being fair. Intelligent and innately honest creatures, horses know deceit when they see it. She wishes they could teach that principle to the state of Arizona. The 70-year-old horse trainer and Arizona native is on the verge of losing her life’s savings over an unpaid $1,607.68 property […]