This 1990 photograph shows the Hubble Space Telescope being deployed from the space shuttle Discovery on mission STS-31. Source: NASA SpaceX and billionaire astronaut Jared Isaacman are teaming up with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration to study whether a private mission could extend the life of the famed Hubble telescope. NASA signed an agreement
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Klaus Vedfelt | Getty Images As President Joe Biden, at a White House event on Tuesday, touted new legislation that will reduce Medicare drug pricing, he also vowed to protect both Medicare and Social Security in the face of what he called Republican attacks on the programs. “I’ll protect those programs; I’ll make them stronger,”
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Shapecharge | E+ | Getty Images If you’re a higher-income Medicare beneficiary, you may be paying less in extra premium charges in 2023 than you were this year. So-called income-related adjustment amounts, or IRMAAs, which are based on your tax return from two years earlier, kick in next year at $97,000 for single tax filers
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In this article TGT AMZN Follow your favorite stocksCREATE FREE ACCOUNT Holiday shoppers are getting a head start on the season, and a few big-name retailers are paving the way. Amazon recently announced a two-day “Prime Early Access Sale” kicking off on Oct. 11, and Target is running its own “Deal Days” starting Oct. 6.
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Newly built houses in the Denham Court suburb of Sydney, Australia. Mortgage rates have fallen to below 2% in recent years, but interest rates are rising rapidly in Australia. Bloomberg | Bloomberg | Getty Images SYDNEY — In a country where real estate ownership dominates barbecue conversations and dinner parties, Australian Lili Zhang is like
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Inflation operates much like a tax, a particularly egregious one that disproportionately falls on the poor and leads to a variety of economic problems, including, as we’re seeing, higher interest rates, slow economic growth, and reduced incomes. With inflation still running high, it is worth exploring who bears the cost of the surge in prices
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A graduate who calls himself “April Vendetta” protests student debt in New York’s Washington Square Park on May 19, 2021, after New York University’s virtual commencement ceremony. Timothy A. Clary | AFP | Getty Images Federal student loan borrowers whose loans are not held by the U.S. Department of Education will no longer be able
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The Bank of England on Wednesday launched a historic intervention in the U.K. bond market in order to shore up financial stability, with markets in disarray following the new government’s fiscal policy announcements. Bloomberg | Bloomberg | Getty Images LONDON – The Bank of England launched a historic intervention to stabilize the U.K. economy, announcing
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Porquenostudios | Istock | Getty Images A lawyer working for a conservative legal group this week brought the first legal challenge to President Joe Biden‘s sweeping plan to cancel up to $20,000 in student debt for millions of Americans. “Nothing about loan cancellation is lawful or appropriate,” Frank Garrison, an attorney at the Pacific Legal
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