A bill to eliminate taxes on Social Security benefits has been reintroduced — and it might keep the program afloat for 20 more years. Here’s how

‘Win-win’: A bill to eliminate taxes on Social Security benefits has been reintroduced — and it might keep the program afloat for 20 more years. Here’s how A bill announced in the U.S. House could scrap federal taxes on Social Security benefits starting in 2025, while introducing a new funding stream that might keep the … Read more

7 Things the Middle Class Won’t Be Able To Afford in the Next 5 Years

skynesher / Getty Images Say you’re riding high — financially speaking. You’ve acquired a middle class lifestyle and enjoying all the perks that come with it: a nicer home, financial stability, a growing nest egg. But inflation creeps up on us all; and, according to experts, there are things you won’t be able to afford … Read more

Smoking Alters Your Immune System for Years After You Quit

To figure out why and how the effect lasts for years after someone smokes their last cigarette, Duffy’s team turned to their donors’ DNA. Seemingly everything from wildfire smoke to your parents’ trauma has been linked to epigenetic changes—physical manipulations of the DNA molecule that switch genes on or off. Sure enough, the long-term effect … Read more

Denzel Washington’s New Remake Needs To Improve On His Attempt At Doing Kurosawa From 8 Years Ago

Summary Denzel Washington and Spike Lee are reuniting to adapt a Japanese thriller, marking their fifth collaboration. “High and Low” will be based on Akira Kurosawa’s work. Set to debut in theaters before streaming, the new film must capture the complex themes of the original. SCREENRANT VIDEO OF THE DAY SCROLL TO CONTINUE WITH CONTENT … Read more

Robert Irwin and Rorie Buckey Break Up After 2 Years of Dating

Robert Irwin and Rorie Buckey have broken up after two years of dating. Robert, 20, took to his Instagram Story on Friday to share a joint statement, in which he said they “decided to go our separate ways but profoundly appreciate all of the time spent together and wish one another all the very best into the … Read more

Disney Is Copying Its $11 Billion Success From 5 Years Ago

Summary Disney is trying to replicate its 2019 success with the 2026 lineup but faces challenges due to market saturation and changing audience preferences. The 2026 movie slate includes familiar franchises like Avengers and Star Wars, aiming to recapture past box office success from 2019. Despite a promising lineup, there are doubts about whether Disney’s … Read more

Germany’s Scholz commits to spending 2% on defense over next 10 years

German Chancellor, Olaf Scholz arrives for the weekly federal government cabinet meeting on Oct. 11, 2023 in Berlin, Germany. Michele Tantussi | Getty Images News | Getty Images MUNICH, Germany — German Chancellor Olaf Scholz on Saturday reaffirmed Berlin’s commitment to spend 2% of the national gross domestic product (GDP) on defense, this year and … Read more

UPDATE 4-Donald Trump must pay $354.9 million, barred from NY business for 3 years, judge rules

(Adds quotes from judge and Trump lawyer, details on ruling) By Jack Queen and Luc Cohen NEW YORK, Feb 16 (Reuters) – Donald Trump must pay $354.9 million in penalties for fraudulently overstating his net worth to dupe lenders, a New York judge ruled on Friday, handing the former U.S. president another legal setback in … Read more

Got back! Paul McCartney’s stolen bass is found and returned to the Beatle after more than 50 years

LONDON — LONDON (AP) — Paul McCartney no longer gently weeps for his original bass guitar. A five-year search by the manufacturer of the instrument that was aided by a husband-and-wife team of journalists helped reunite The Beatles star with the distinctive violin-shaped 1961 electric Höfner that went missing a half century ago and is … Read more