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If you’re an investor, be sure to give special attention to the taxes you’ll have to pay on your investments. In many cases, you have ways to legally reduce, defer or even eliminate taxes … more
Not long before Christmas, Haven Whiteman got a letter from the Georgia Department of Labor. It shook the 28-year-old Atlantan, a former restaurant server assistant who had seen her regular pay and … more
I'm one of the millions of Americans who quit their jobs last year. It's not lost on me how fortunate I am to have landed a remote gig with the kind of flexibility I've craved ever since becoming … more
Three days after Hurricane Ida slammed ashore on Aug. 29, leveling homes and knocking out power along the Louisiana coast, Craig Curley Sr. maneuvered through a packed crowd at Home Depot to reach … more
A Leander AirBnB rental has been named the "coolest" Airbnb property in Texas by the travel magazine Condé Nast Traveler.The accolade was part of the magazine's listing of the "coolest" Airbnb … more
Taxpayers have any number of deductions and credits that they can take to reduce their tax burden, but those looking to get a break for their investing activities have a more limited menu of choices. … more
For Vivian Bowers, owner of a South Los Angeles dry cleaner, inflation hit home when her wholesale cost for hangers soared by 48% in six months. Tom Bock, who runs an electric bike dealership in … more
Leander schools hosted this year's Thanksgiving festivities through the help of 336 district-wide parent volunteers, after a semester of staffing shortages in departments like the cafeteria.

Wheels & Warriors, an annual charity car, truck and bike show to benefit military, first responders, their families and those in need, was held at Haute Spot in Cedar Park on Saturday, Sept. 25. more
The shrinking paychecks and job losses of 2020 could prove a bit helpful now, as college students and families make a pitch for financial aid for the 2022-23 school year. Smaller incomes, after … more
It was 20 years ago — a full generation — that terrorists flew passenger planes full of people into the Pentagon and the World Trades towers. And, on that day, it all changed.Where were you on … more
Joey Chestnut better start scarfing nuts and berries. That may help counteract the nearly 46 hours he may have lopped off his life by gulping a winning 76 hot dogs at this year’s … more
Elizabeth Groenweghe got a kidney transplant 14 years ago. She now takes several medications to prevent her body from rejecting her transplant organ. But these medications also weaken her immune … more
Just as airlines are trying to get back to normal, new fears might keep many travelers off the jetway. Given the rampant spread of COVID-19 variants and a spate of summer … more
Soon, Apple announced recently, it will enable doctors to monitor health data from their patients’ phones and watches between visits, part of the push into health care that Tim Cook, … more
Advocates are citing growing mental health concerns during the pandemic and the implementation of a 2020 law for a new national suicide hotline as reasons to attach suicide … more
An epochal new report from the world’s top climate scientists warns that the planet will warm by 1.5 degrees Celsius in the next two decades without drastic moves to eliminate greenhouse gas … more
Andrea Mosterman, an associate professor of history at the University of New Orleans, was already dismayed that she had to wait three days to secure a COVID-19 test at a Walgreens near her home after … more
Peyton Thetford straddles two Americas. Inside the intensive care unit at the University of Alabama at Birmingham Hospital, the 27-year-old nurse has witnessed a dramatic … more
WASHINGTON — High unemployment experienced by Black and Hispanic women throughout the pandemic will persist long after it is over unless the federal government and employers take targeted … more
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