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Republicans want to tax big corporations

newsweek.com Despite being known as the party of lower taxes, a majority of Republicans support raising taxes on big corporations and the wealthy. In a new Navigator survey, 63 percent…

Navigating the Diverse Marketing Landscape of Black America

entrepreneur.com The importance of cultural specificity and how brands can authentically engage with the broader Black community. Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their…

Cat owner's ingenious idea to make three-legged sports fan feel at home

newsweek.com Cats are becoming increasingly spoiled as more and more owners consider them part of their family rather than just pets that they own. A three-legged cat called Mr. Biscuit…

Commitment issues

reason.com Actually cool results: Last night, Michigan's primaries brought a welcome surprise: As of this morning, over 100,000 Democratic voters had chosen "uncommitted" instead of…

Miracle Or Myth? Survey Shows Americans Doubt Ozempic, Wegovy's Weight Loss Claims

benzinga.com A recent study by the Pew Research Center has shown that a majority of Americans are doubtful about the potential of new weight loss drugs, such as Ozempic and Wegovy, to…

'Jeopardy!' is in hot water

newsweek.com Jeopardy! has come under fire on social media over the inclusion of a clue regarding neopronouns during Monday's Tournament of Champions quarterfinal. During the episode,…

I’m Calling It Right Now: TikTok Is On the Decline. Here’s Why

slate.com Don’t look now, but after half a decade of transforming public life on an international scale, TikTok may finally be entering its flop era. The clues are there if you know…

Donald Trump Jr. says African American men see him as a hero

newsweek.com Donald Trump Jr. has said that he is popular among African American men "now more than ever." On the latest episode of his podcast Triggered, published February 26, Trump…

Biden campaign names political director, adds new team members

politico.com The hires are further illustration of the reelection campaign staffing up in haste after spending the fall and early winter with a relatively small footprint. They also…

Military preparing for long-range strikes with new task forces

newsweek.com The U.S. Army plans to add five task forces with enhanced cyber, intelligence and long-range strike capabilities amid restructuring and cuts to its forces. Military…

Americans don't think weight-loss drugs will fix the obesity epidemic

axios.com Most Americans who've heard of Ozempic and other new GLP-1 drugs think they can help people with severe weight problems, a new Pew Research Center survey finds. Why it…

Land of the negative

reason.com America is an outlier: New polling by the Pew Research Center indicates that the U.S. is a global outlier when it comes to majority attitudes toward social media. "People in…

Gen Z loves Donald Trump more than any other age group

newsweek.com Donald Trump has a higher approval rating among young adults than any other age demographic, according to a poll. A Harvard CAPS–Harris survey of more than 2,000 registered…

SNAP benefits update as Republicans target junk food

newsweek.com Republicans are trying to add dietary restrictions to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), demanding to cut junk food and unhealthy beverages from the…

Gen Z can save money by living with their parents -- but pays emotionally for the arrangement

nypost.com There’s no such thing as free rent. In such an unaffordable housing market, continuing to live with parents makes sense for many members of Gen Z — but little do many…

After Alabama’s IVF nightmare, these are the 10 worst states for women to live in

aol.com Facing unequal pay, anti-abortion legislation, and workplace bias, women are making tough decisions when deciding where to plant their roots. And now, with state-level…

Biden's Key Policy Changes That Transformed America's Borders

zerohedge.com Biden's Key Policy Changes That Transformed America's Borders Authored by Emel Akan and Lawrence Wilson via The Epoch Times (emphasis ours), President Joe Biden took office…

Adorable thing rescue dog asks owner 'every night' has internet in tears

newsweek.com Many Americans see their dogs as part of the family, and now it seems dogs are beginning to act like their owners' children too. A dog called Harvey has melted hearts all…

SNAP benefits could dramatically change in one state under new bill

newsweek.com Thousands in Kentucky could soon be ineligible for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) payments after a new bill advanced to the state Senate, economic analysts…

States Where Americans Own the Most Guns, Ranked

247wallst.com The United States is the only country in the world with more guns than people. With an estimated 433.9 million civilian-owned firearms nationwide, according to the National…

Biden's surprising battle for young voters

axios.com Former President Trump appears to be closing in on President Biden's lead among young voters. Why it matters: Gen Z and millennial voters were key to Biden's 2020 victory,…

Q&A: Unretiring is not always about the money

aol.com More Americans over 65 want to work. These folks used to be the outliers, but no more. They’re part of an "unretirement" movement that’s transforming the workplace.…

Consumers are tired of inflation. But some retailers fear falling prices

cnbc.com Just ahead of the holiday season, Walmart had encouraging news for inflation-weary shoppers: Prices on food and other staples were falling instead of rising. The retail…

If Trump wins, will the U.S. become isolationist?

nbcnews.com In 1940, as Hitler’s troops rolled across Europe, a growing chorus of Republicans argued against sending American weapons to Britain. The United States, they said, would be…

The most popular news podcasts share the mic

niemanlab.org The hosts of the most popular news podcasts hardly ever fly solo. A new report from the Pew Research Center finds news podcasts are more likely than other types of top…

I got all my news from TikTok for a week. Here’s what happened

fastcompany.com During my inaugural plunge into TikTok, in 2019, I wanted to throw my phone into a volcano. It wasn’t that I hated what I saw—quite the opposite. Within a couple of hours of…

Republicans are panicking about IVF treatment being restricted in Alabama

businessinsider.com Former President Donald Trump. Scott Eisen/Getty Images Trump said on Friday that he supports IVF. The former president's statement came as Republicans try to distance…

Trump Comes Out Against IVF Ban

mediaite.com AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta Donald Trump denounced the Alabama Supreme Court for making it “harder” for American families to have children. The former president took to…

Home foreclosures are rising in these states, but not at a worrying level yet

marketwatch.com Foreclosures ticked up in January, signaling distress among some homeowners, according to a new report. The report by Attom, an analytics company that specializes in…

The funniest TikToks we've seen this week

newsweek.com The five funniest TikToks of the week have been collected together as part of a rundown of the clips that have had us cracking up over the past seven days. More Americans…

Cockapoo gives owner cold shoulder after realizing she's at the groomers

newsweek.com We spoil our pets so much that they're starting to behave just like children, even getting mad when they don't always get their way. A cockapoo called Bella has gone viral…

Meet a boomer who unretired to help her Gen Z kids get through college and find stability: 'They're terrified'

businessinsider.com had to go back to work to support herself and her kids. FG Trade/Getty Images Jane, a 63-year-old Texan, has returned to work after retiring. Her decision was driven by…

Vice Media to close flagship site, slash hundreds of staff

aljazeera.com Media group the latest in a string of outlets to shed jobs amid collapsing revenues in the digital era. Vice Media, the edgy media outlet that courted millennials and Gen Z,…

How U.S. Adults Use TikTok

pewresearch.org Around half of adult TikTok users in the U.S. have never posted a video themselves. And a minority of users produce the vast majority of content Pew Research Center…

Almost half of adults on TikTok have never posted a video, research shows

techcrunch.com Adults on TikTok lean camera-shy, a new study from Pew Research Center suggests. A survey of 2,745 adults who use TikTok revealed that 48% of respondents have never posted a…

Only half of TikTok users actually post on the platform, new report finds

axios.com Data: Pew Research Center; Chart: Erin Davis/Axios Visuals The top 25% of TikTok users produce 98% of the public videos found on the platform, according to a report from Pew…

‘I stay with mommy and daddy’: This 22-year-old Californian says he can't afford to move out anytime soon

aol.com To move out or not to move out, that is the question many young adults find themselves agonizing over these days. Getting a place of your own used to be an important marker…

Rideshare safety and statistics

aol.com More and more Americans are using rideshare apps like Uber and Lyft. With a few clicks, you can easily request a ride to get almost anywhere you need to go, but how safe is…

Biden is trying to motivate voters who oppose pot prohibition. Maybe he should stop supporting it

reason.com A large majority of Americans—70 percent, according to the latest Gallup poll—support marijuana legalization, and that sentiment is especially strong among younger voters.…

Babysitter's surprise to help single mom with no village goes viral

newsweek.com Let's face it, keeping the house clean and tidy at all times is not always possible, especially if you have a job and children, and even more so if you're a single mom. A…

Opening Bell: 2.21.24

dealbreaker.com Amazon to replace Walgreens in Dow Industrial Average next week [CNBC]“Reflecting the evolving nature of the American economy, this change will increase consumer retail…

52% of Black Americans say homeownership is a mark of success, report finds. But it can conflict with other goals

cnbc.com While homeownership is out of reach for many Black Americans, most still see it as a hallmark of success. About 66% of Black Americans consider themselves successful in some…

‘The more extreme ends of the spectrum won’t like us very much’: The ousted cofounder of controversial social app Parler launches new ‘civil conversation’…

aol.com America: We need to talk. Social media doesn’t have to be this way. Not the way we “talk” now, with everyone screaming and shouting past each other, flinging insults and…

Why's Biden Letting In Millions of Illegal Border Crossers?

thehill.com The Border Patrol has encountered more than 5.6 million illegal border crossers on the Southwest border during the Biden presidency, and it has released more than 2.3…

A poll found 1 in 5 believe in a covert Taylor Swift effort to help Biden win. What does that mean?

poynter.org A January Fox News segment promoted the bubbling conspiracy theory that singer-songwriter Taylor Swift is a government operative whose mission is bolstering President Joe…

‘The more extreme ends of the spectrum won’t like us very much’: The ousted cofounder of controversial social app Parler is launching new ‘civil conversation’…

fortune.com America: We need to talk. Social media doesn’t have to be this way. Not the way we “talk” now, with everyone screaming and shouting past each other, flinging insults and…

Bold Bets: 7 ‘Black Sheep’ Stock Picks for the Maverick Investor

investorplace.com While the conventional methodology exists for a reason, sometimes, you need maverick stocks to shake things up. These ideas may be odd but they may offer the right balance…

These Americans Hate Biden the Most

247wallst.com As he campaigns for a second term in the White House, Joe Biden is in a uniquely weak position with American voters. According to Gallup survey data, Biden’s job approval…

Gen Z woman whose parents were "never strict" reveals results as an adult

newsweek.com If you had strict parents growing up, you probably wished they were more open and gave you more freedom. Yet a woman from Cape Town, South Africa, has gone viral after…

People of color made big homeownership gains in the past decade

marketwatch.com People of color made significant gains in homeownership over the last several years, with the Hispanic homeownership rate hitting an all-time high, according to a new report…

Dad's gesture ahead of daughter's first date delights internet

newsweek.com It's a longstanding stereotype that dads are practical and known for finding new, ingenious solutions to everyday problems. And one TikTok user has shown how her father…

Greg Abbott insists Texas has right to deploy militia

newsweek.com Texas Governor Greg Abbott has invoked what he termed the Lone Star State's "constitutional right to defend itself from invasion" in the context of mass immigration over the…

Tinder, Hinge ‘deliberately’ turn users into swiping addicts, lawsuit says

washingtonpost.com “Match intentionally designs the Platforms with addictive, game-like design features, which lock users into a perpetual pay-to-play loop that prioritizes corporate profits…

How Americans define a middle-class lifestyle

washingtonpost.com How Americans define a middle-class lifestyle — and why they can’t reach it One commonly used definition from the Pew Research Center sets a middle-class income between…

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