Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation announces governance change
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation on Wednesday appointed a board of trustees, naming four new members to help strengthen the foundation’s governance by inducting independent and diverse views against the backdrop of unprecedented global challenges.
5.9 million homeowners could benefit from mortgage refinancing amid rising interest rates: Black Knight data
Although mortgage rates are rising, millions of homeowners could still benefit from refinancing. In fact, new data from Black Knight shows some could save more than $500 per month.
Senate Democrats urge Biden to revive expired child tax credit
Top Senate Democrats on Wednesday urged President Biden to keep the expanded child tax credit payment as the "centerpiece" of a stalled tax and spending package as the White House looks to revive a narrower version of the Build Back Better bill.
Fed signals interest rate hike could come 'soon' as inflation rages
The Federal Reserve on Wednesday signaled plans for its first interest rate hike in three years, paving the way for a March liftoff as policymakers seek to keep prices under control and combat the hottest inflation in nearly four decades.
Oregon mom sues Snap, Meta over 15-year-old daughter's declining mental health: 'Deliberate addictive design'
A lawsuit has been filed against Snap and Meta Platforms on behalf of the family of a 15-year-old who was allegedly hospitalized for psychiatric episodes related to her social media addiction.
As Russian cyberattack looms, cyberspace is '21st century battleground': experts
Concerns have mounted that Russia’s next move in the continuing threat of a Ukrainian invasion could target the U.S. in a cyberattack – a strategy experts argue is a battlefront already part of how global superpowers engage.
Union Budget again goes green, cuts down on printing to bare minimum
The Union Budget will go green this year too, cutting down on the vast printing of documents that was associated with the presentation of tax proposals and financial statement of Asia's third largest economy.