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Even if you’ve paid FICA taxes throughout your career, you won’t receive your own Social Security benefit if you receive a survivor benefit that is larger. Photo by Flickr user meddygarnet. Larry Kotlikoff’s Social Security...
Above, the Little Green Pharmacy medical cannabis dispensary in Denver, Colorado. Photo by Randall Benton/Sacramento Bee/MCT via Getty Images. For 29 years now, Paul Solman’s reports on the NewsHour have been trying to make sense of economic news...
Specialty medications, which include high-cost drugs that require extra care, are dramatically increasing in cost. Photo by Flickr user e-Magine Art Some patients are paying sky-high prices for ‘specialty medications’ when cheaper options exist, a...
A picture shows the damage inside the burnt US consulate building in Benghazi on September 13, 2012, following an attack on the building late on September 11 in which the US ambassador to Libya and three other US nationals were killed. Photo by...
The chart-topping song “Royals,” performed by pop-singer Lorde, has been banned from two San Francisco radio stations until the end of the World Series. Photo by Flickr user Liliane Callegari San Francisco radio stations KOIT-FM and KFOG...
A recent poll is more evidence that Democrats are tuning out the midterms. Meanwhile, the party is trying to reach low-interest voters with vigorous turnout operations. Image by Aaron McCoy/Lonely Planet Images/Getty Images Today in the Morning...