Why are Republicans attacking WIC: GOP finds new scapegoat for baby formula outrage

On Wednesday, nine House Republicans voted against a bill to help low-income families access baby food amid the nation’s formula shortage, arguing that parents on federal food assistance benefits would be depriving middle-income families of the products they need as well. Now those same Republicans are defending their vote by pointing to America’s most vulnerable …

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BitMEX founder Arthur Hayes avoids jail time, sentenced to six months of home detention

Arthur Hayes, one of the founders of crypto exchange BitMEX, avoided jail time Friday during his sentencing hearing in New York. Judge John Koeltl handed Hayes a sentence of six months of home detention as part of a two-year probationary period. He had previously pleaded guilty to violating the US Bank Secrecy Act (BSA). “I’m …

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Americans Are Sorely Underestimating This Key Retirement Expense | Smart Change: Personal Finance

(Maurie Backman) Many people go into retirement assuming that their living costs will magically drop. And that might happen, to some degree. If you manage to pay off your home ahead of retirement, you may not have a mortgage to contend with by the time your stint in the workforce comes to an end. Similarly, …

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Roger Angell, Who Wrote About Baseball With Passion, Dies at 101

Like his mother, Mr. Angell became a New Yorker fiction editor, discovering and nurturing writers, including Ann Beattie, Bobbie Ann Mason and Garrison Keillor. For a while he occupied his mother’s old office – an experience, he told an interviewer, that was “the weirdest thing in the world.” He also worked closely with writers like …

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Olivia Wilde dons red trousers as she is spotted in NYC ahead of boyfriend Harry Styles’ concert

Olivia Wilde was spotted in Manhattan ahead of her boyfriend Harry Styles’ One Night Only in New York concert. The 38-year-old actress was seen rocking a pair of high-waisted fire engine red trousers at the airport on Friday. On Friday night, Harry is set to perform songs from his new album Harry’s House at the …

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Do PS Plus Premium’s Classic Games Need Trophies for You to Play Them?

When Sony re-revealed PS Plus Extra and Premium earlier this week, we saw a lot of people asking whether the classic PS1, PS2, and PSP titles included with Premium would include Trophy support. The digital trinkets system has become an integral part of PlayStation gaming since it was introduced back in the PS3 era, and …

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