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Biden proposes 401(k) changes to give low-income savers bigger tax benefits

Biden proposes 401(k) changes to give low-income savers bigger tax benefits

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden has a plan to change 401(k) retirement savings accounts to give low-income earners a bigger tax break up front. The plan, which calls for changing the way 401(k) accounts are treated in the tax code in order to encourage low earners to save more, would likely mean higher earners would…MORE

Gareth Bale looks for a fresh start at as golden stay in Madrid  turns sour

Gareth Bale looks for a fresh start at as golden stay in Madrid turns sour

Since Gareth Bale joined Real Madrid for a then world record fee in 2013, only Cristiano Ronaldo and Karim Benzema have scored more goals for Los Blancos. By every tangible metric, the Welshman’s stay in the Spanish capital was a success; four Champions Leagues, two La Liga titles and one Copa del Rey, as well…MORE

A 4.5-magnitude earthquake jolts Southern California

A 4.5-magnitude earthquake jolts Southern California

A preliminary 4.5-magnitude earthquake jolted the Southern California area late Friday night. It hit at 11:39 p.m. local time two miles west of El Monte and 10 miles from Los Angeles, the US Geological Survey reported. The earthquake shook buildings and rattled windows, and was felt in San Diego, Valencia and the San Fernando Valley…MORE

Acting Homeland Secretary Chad Wolf defies subpoena and skips House hearing

Acting Homeland Secretary Chad Wolf defies subpoena and skips House hearing

Acting Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf was a no-show Thursday morning at a House hearing on threats to the US homeland after a feud between the department and the committee over scheduling. Instead, Wolf is participating in a meeting with Senate Homeland Security Committee staff regarding his nomination to be secretary of the Department of…MORE

Clyburn says Barr’s remark comparing lockdowns to slavery is ‘the most ridiculous, tone-deaf, God-awful thing I’ve ever heard’

Clyburn says Barr’s remark comparing lockdowns to slavery is ‘the most ridiculous, tone-deaf, God-awful thing I’ve ever heard’

House Majority Whip James Clyburn on Thursday slammed Attorney General William Barr for comparing coronavirus lockdowns in the US to slavery, saying the comments are “the most ridiculous, tone-deaf, God-awful thing I’ve ever heard.” “You know, I think that that statement by Mr. Barr was the most ridiculous, tone-deaf, God-awful thing I’ve ever heard,” Clyburn,…MORE

James Comey to testify before Senate committee, Graham says

James Comey to testify before Senate committee, Graham says

Former FBI Director James Comey will testify publicly before the Senate Judiciary Committee on September 30, according to Senate Judiciary Chairman Lindsey Graham. Graham told Fox News’ Sean Hannity that Comey had agreed to appear before the panel at the end of the month voluntarily as part of his committee’s probe of the FBI’s 2016…MORE

Coronavirus surges back into the campaign with Woodward revelations

Coronavirus surges back into the campaign with Woodward revelations

The coronavirus has reemerged as the topic people are hearing most about President Donald Trump after the release of tapes in which Trump admitted downplaying the threat of the virus. Coronavirus was the top word mentioned this week for Trump, up from the fifth spot last week and fourth the week before. More than one…MORE

Fact check: Biden ad misleadingly suggests Trump called Covid-19 a ‘hoax’

Fact check: Biden ad misleadingly suggests Trump called Covid-19 a ‘hoax’

During his campaign’s highest week of ad spending, Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden tweeted out an ad Tuesday attacking President Donald Trump for comments he has made over the pandemic. Specifically, the ad suggests that Trump has called the virus a hoax. The 25-second ad begins with a clip of Trump at a campaign rally…MORE