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Bette Nash, the world's longest-serving flight attendant, dies at 88
NPR

Nash began her career in 1957 when flight attendants handed out cigarettes and got weighed before shifts. She earned her Guinness World Record after 64 years of service in 2022 — then kept working. more…

Pet insurance is booming. It's also mostly worthless.
Business Insider

Pet insurance is a booming $4 billion market. As the industry grows, pet insurance is becoming as confusing and messy as health insurance for humans. more…

Stuck in a hellish loop: ALICE parents explain how they never have enough money to give their kids the life they want
Business Insider

BI talked to 7 ALICE parents nationally who said they're making sacrifices so their children can eat but can't invest in their kids' college funds. more…

Doctor-designed food prescriptions could help patients cut medical costs for hypertension and cancer
Business Insider

Food prescriptions are a growing trend to prevent illnesses like cancer. Here are 5 healthy foods a doctor often recommends. more…

A year after a single mom stopped getting $500 a month through Chicago's basic income program, she's still holding down an apartment and making ends meet: 'It was every single thing that I prayed for.'
Business Insider

Chicago announced plans to relaunch its basic income program. A past participant shares how $500 a month helped her secure housing. more…

I helped my aging dad get a job in the kitchen of the hospital I work at. It's hard to see him in such a thankless job, but I'm so proud and love being his coworker.
Business Insider

Registered nurse, Grace Ryu got her 60-year-old dad a job in the kitchen at the hospital she works at. She shares her favorite and hardest moments. more…

Almost 6k dead in 6 years: How Baltimore became the U.S. overdose capital
Thebaltimorebanner.com

The city was once hailed for its response to addiction. But as fentanyl flooded the streets and officials shifted priorities, deaths hit unprecedented heights. more…

YC is hiring full stack product engineers – build SW for founders
Hacker News

Y Combinator is run by a small team that is committed to helping founders start the next Airbnb, Stripe, Reddit or Doordash.  We work out of the same campus in San Francisco that we run the batch in.  We also operate according to the same principles… more…

At The Money: Your Financial Captain
Ritholtz.com

At The Money: Your Financial Captain with Peter Mallouk (May 29, 2024) Who’s in charge of all of the details of your financial life? Not just the stocks and bonds, but your taxes, your will, your estate, any trusts, insurance, credit line, real estate, and an… more…

Transcript: Anand Giridharadas
Ritholtz.com

     The transcript from this week’s, MiB: Anand Giridharadas on Persuasion in a Free Societ, is below. You can stream and download our full conversation, including any podcast extras, on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, YouTube, and Bloomberg. All of our earlier po… more…

‘South Park: The End of Obesity’ Is the Fat Joke to End All Fat Jokes
Cracked.com

Today’s new Paramount+ ‘South Park’ special is a spectacular send-up of every fold and facet of the obesity epidemic more…

Lizzo Reacts to Her Worst Fear — Being a ‘South Park’ Punchline
Cracked.com

‘I’ve been referenced in a ‘South Park’ episode. I’m so scared’ more…

How to care for people in your life with intellectual disabilities
Vox

A few Fridays ago, at 4:30 in the afternoon, my mother texted me a photo of my brother David’s face, his left eye bruised and a cut on his cheek. I spent the next hour and a half on the phone, talking with doctors and caregivers about what caused the injury; … more…

Indian diaspora divided as Modi’s office lobbies US fans to influence vote
Al Jazeera English

Hope and anxiety grip the diaspora in US, reflecting divided sentiments about India’s future if Modi returns to power. more…

Leading the Way to a Stress-Reduced Workplace
Noupe.com

Today’s workplace can often feel demanding. Technology has made life easier in many ways, but it’s also created greater and faster expectations, leading to an increase in workplace stress. That stress impacts everyone in the working world, including leaders a… more…

Retiring abroad can mean more bureaucracy. But it's growing in popularity...
CNN

Retiring abroad can mean more bureaucracy. But it's growing in popularity... (Second column, 10th story, link) more…

Sterilization, Murders, Suicides: Bans Haven’t Slowed Abortions, and They’re Costing Lives
The Intercept

Is this what the “pro-life” movement wanted? The post Sterilization, Murders, Suicides: Bans Haven’t Slowed Abortions, and They’re Costing Lives appeared first on The Intercept. more…

AIA’s Lee Yuan Siong on building success for the long term
Mckinsey.com

AIA group chief executive and president Lee Yuan Siong lays out why he’s optimistic about the Asian insurance market, what makes AIA unique, and his view of what makes a good leader. more…

How to Give Birth Is an Important Parenting Decision
Psychology Today

Birth is a life-changing experience. Parents should play a pivotal role in making decisions about how they bring their children into the world. more…

Aviva Reports Strong Q1 As Better Pricing Boosts Premiums
Forbes

Gross written premiums (GWPs) at Aviva's general insurance business rose 16% during quarter one, to £2.7 billion. more…

Embracing The New Retirement: Navigating Economic Realities And Preparing For The Future
Forbes

Retirement is a chance at a new beginning. With careful planning and guidance, the next chapter of your life can be fulfilling and rewarding. more…

Approaching Age 65? Don’t Forget To Confirm Your Medicare Eligibility
Forbes

Are you, or will you be, eligible for Medicare? This article outlines exactly how the government determines Medicare eligibility. more…

Is Some Form of ‘Single Payer’ the Solution?
Forbes

Long wait times for treatment in other counties are almost unheard of in the U.S., and I suspect that there would be national outrage if they were to occur. more…

Digital Dollars: How Payroll Is Changing With Technology
Forbes

As new tools are made available, it falls to the professionals to familiarize themselves with the proper places for these tools in their industries. more…

How To Use Technology To Grow Your Dental Practice
Forbes

These three tech-driven approaches can improve engagement and patient satisfaction. more…

29 Best Business Tools for Small Business (Expert Pick for 2024)
Wpbeginner.com

Over our years of helping small websites and companies grow and compete with the big guys, we’ve learned that the right business tools can make a huge difference in their success. Whether you are looking for something to help you with email marketing, custome… more…

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How Do French Parents Raise Their Teenagers?
The Cut

In this edition of Brooding, Kathryn Jezer-Morton interviews author Pamela Druckerman about what has changed since ‘Bringing Up Bébé,’ her book about discovering French parenting. more…

This Has to Stop: 7 Ways to Finally Overcome PTO Guilt
Theeverygirl.com

To say that women feel guilty for taking time off is the understatement of the century. We’re all familiar with The post This Has to Stop: 7 Ways to Finally Overcome PTO Guilt appeared first on The Everygirl. more…

All The Ways Cars Harm The World
CleanTechnica

We are huge electric vehicle fans and have written many, many, many articles about why we love them in our series, Decarbonize Your Life. But cars, even electric ones, are harmful to people and communities. The psychologist Carl Jung said everything has a “sh… more…

South Park: Lizzo Reacts to Being "End of Obesity" Answer to Ozempic
Bleeding Cool News

If you had a chance to check out Trey Parker and Matt Stone's new Paramount+ special, South Park: The End of Obesity, then you know the dire situation Eric Cartman found himself in. Finally confronting his weight issue, Cartman is all-in on going the Ozempic … more…

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Is long-term care insurance worth buying in your 50s? Experts weigh in
CBS News

Should you buy long-term care insurance in your 50s or is it better to wait? Find out what experts think here. more…

How much should you spend on long-term care insurance? What experts say
CBS News

We asked experts to weigh in on long-term care insurance costs for seniors. Here's what they had to say. more…

Americans want to protect IVF, but the Senate is at odds over path forward
CBS News

In the Senate, dueling bills to protect access to IVF fertility treatments illustrate the lingering partisan divide over the issue. more…

Your hearing aid specialist should know these five things
CBS News

Make sure your hearing aid specialist knows these five key things for a professional and reliable experience. more…

Full transcript of "Face the Nation," May 26, 2024
CBS News

On this "Face the Nation" broadcast, Rep. Tony Gonzales and Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg join Margaret Brennan. more…

Transcript: Reps. Pat Ryan and Mike Waltz on "Face the Nation," May 26, 2024
CBS News

The following is a transcript of an interview with Reps. Pat Ryan, Democrat of New York, and Mike Waltz, Republican of Florida, on "Face the Nation" that aired on May 26, 2024. more…

Director of Learning & Community Engagement – Manhattan Theatre Club
Artsjournal.com

The Director of Learning and Community Engagement will be an innovative thought leader, strong collaborator, and skillful public advocate, with a fervent commitment to community engagement and relationship development. In addition to planning for the future o… more…

Indian life insurer LIC plans health insurance sector foray
Yahoo Entertainment

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General insurance in Spain to exceed $60bn by 2028
Lifeinsuranceinternational.com

This is according to GlobalData, which also predicts that general insurance in Spain will grow by 5.6% in 2024 and 5.2% in 2025. more…

Insurance reforms designed to lower Illinoisans’ healthcare costs approved by legislature
Belleville News-Democrat

The measures await Gov. J. B. Pritzker’s signature, who called for the changes in his State of the State address, saying they would “save lives and lower... more…

Vienna Insurance Group AG's Dividend Analysis
Yahoo Entertainment

Vienna Insurance Group AG (VNRFY) recently announced a dividend of $0.3 per share, payable on 2024-06-10, with the ex-dividend date set for 2024-05-24. As... more…

Insurance barriers hinder access to screening as colon cancer rates rise
UPI.com

With the alarming rise of colorectal cancer diagnoses among Americans under 50, it is more important than ever for people to know their cancer risk and when ... more…

Financial Experts: Always Buy These 6 Things Right Before You Retire
Yahoo Entertainment

If you're getting close to retirement, you probably have excitement and nerves going through your body. You're about to embark on a whole new chapter of your... more…

Ask These 6 Questions Before Buying an Annuity
Yahoo Entertainment

Annuities can offer financial stability through a steady stream of income, but they can also impact your long-term financial health. Therefore, you should... more…

‘It’s putting patients’ lives in danger’: Nurses say ransomware attack is stressing hospital operations
CNN

A ransomware attack on a major US hospital network that began three weeks ago is endangering patients’ health as nurses are forced to manually enter... more…

8 Key Signs You’re Mishandling Your Social Security Benefits
Yahoo Entertainment

Social Security is an important part of many Americans' retirement plans, replacing about 40% of their pre-retirement annual income. As of April 2024, the... more…

Spectrum.Life closes €17m funding round to bolster growth
Lifeinsuranceinternational.com

With this funding, Spectrum.Life will continue to move forward with its vision to change and save as many lives as possible while becoming the leading... more…

7 Ways Boomers Are Spending Their Social Security Checks in 2024
Yahoo Entertainment

Born sometime between the years of 1946 and 1964, most baby boomers are 60 to 78 years old this year. That means most of them have reached the full... more…

A woman could be Mexico’s next leader. Millions of others continue in shadows as domestic workers.
Yahoo Entertainment

Concepcion Alejo is used to being invisible. Alejo, 43, touches her face up with makeup on a Tuesday morning, and steps out of her tiny apartment on the... more…

I’m an Expat in Mexico: Why I Recommend Retiring Here on a Budget
Yahoo Entertainment

Lydia and Mike Pontius are among the 2 million U.S. retirees living in Mexico. "As you age, you feel less needed -- almost like a burden in the U.S.," Lydia ... more…

Black Americans are underrepresented in residential care communities, AP/CNHI News analysis finds
Yahoo Entertainment

“Most of her doctors, her church, everything was within Nashville,” said Danielle Cotton, Upshaw’s granddaughter, “... this was the best option for us... more…

3 Leading German Growth Stocks With Insider Ownership Exceeding 26%
Yahoo Entertainment

Amidst a mixed performance in major European stock indexes, with Germany's DAX experiencing a slight decline, investors continue to seek stable growth... more…

Dixon Technologies (India) And Two More High Insider Ownership Growth Stocks On The Indian Exchange
Yahoo Entertainment

The Indian stock market has shown robust performance, with a 1.6% increase over the last week and a significant 44% rise over the past year. In such an... more…

The Best Place to Retire in BC (British Columbia) on a Budget
Yahoo Entertainment

In this article, we take a look at the best place to retire in BC (British Columbia) on a budget. If you wish to see our full list, please switch over to 12 ... more…

Citizen archivists are helping reveal the untold stories of Revolutionary War veterans
USA Today

The National Park Service and National Archives, working with volunteers to transcribe handwritten notes, are finding surprising bits of history. more…

Should Sotomayor Cry Some More?
Daily Signal

Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor visited Harvard University last week to accept the Radcliffe Medal, which, says Harvard, “is presented annually to an individual who... Read More The post Should Sotomayor Cry Some More? appeared first on The Daily Signal. more…

Mental Health Looks Different for Everyone. Here's How to Prioritize Yours - CNET
CNET

There's no cookie-cutter definition of good mental health. Read on to learn how to embrace yours in a way that works for you. more…

WordPress Plugin abused to install e-skimmers in e-commerce sites
Securityaffairs.com

Threat actors are exploiting a WordPress plugin to insert malicious PHP code in e-commerce sites and steal credit card data. Sucuri researchers observed threat actors using a PHP snippet WordPress plugin to install malicious code in WooCommerce e-stores and h… more…

TP-Link Archer C5400X gaming router is affected by a critical flaw
Securityaffairs.com

Researchers warn of a critical remote code execution vulnerability in TP-Link Archer C5400X gaming router. Researchers at OneKey discovered a a critical remote code execution (RCE) vulnerability, tracked as CVE-2024-5035 (CVSS score 10.0), in TP-Link Archer C… more…

An XSS flaw in GitLab allows attackers to take over accounts
Securityaffairs.com

GitLab addressed a high-severity cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability that allows unauthenticated attackers to take over user accounts. GitLab fixed a high-severity XSS vulnerability, tracked as CVE-2024-4835, that allows attackers to take over user accou… more…

Check Point released hotfix for actively exploited VPN zero-day
Securityaffairs.com

Check Point released hotfixes for a VPN zero-day vulnerability, tracked as CVE-2024-24919, which is actively exploited in attacks in the wild. Check Point released hotfixes to address a VPN zero-day vulnerability, tracked as CVE-2024-24919, which is actively … more…

A consumer-grade spyware app found in check-in systems of 3 US hotels
Securityaffairs.com

A researcher discovered a consumer-grade spyware app on the check-in systems of at least three Wyndham hotels across the US. The security researcher Eric Daigle discovered a commercial spyware app, called pcTattletale, on the check-in systems of at least thre… more…

Critical SQL Injection flaws impact Ivanti Endpoint Manager (EPM)
Securityaffairs.com

Ivanti addressed multiple flaws in the Endpoint Manager (EPM), including remote code execution vulnerabilities. Ivanti this week rolled out security patches to address multiple critical vulnerabilities in the Endpoint Manager (EPM). A remote attacker can expl… more…

CISA adds Apache Flink flaw to its Known Exploited Vulnerabilities catalog
Securityaffairs.com

CISA adds Apache Flink improper access control vulnerability to its Known Exploited Vulnerabilities catalog. The U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) added a NextGen Healthcare Mirth Connect vulnerability to its Known Exploited Vulnera… more…

Google fixes eighth actively exploited Chrome zero-day this year, the third in a month
Securityaffairs.com

Google rolled out a new emergency security update to fix another actively exploited zero-day vulnerability in the Chrome browser. Google has released a new emergency security update to address a new vulnerability, tracked as CVE-2024-5274, in the Chrome brows… more…

Sav-Rx data breach impacted over 2.8 million individuals
Securityaffairs.com

Prescription service firm Sav-Rx disclosed a data breach that potentially impacted over 2.8 million people in the United States. Prescription service company Sav-Rx disclosed a data breach after 2023 cyberattack. The company is notifying 2,812,336 individuals… more…

Security Affairs newsletter Round 473 by Pierluigi Paganini – INTERNATIONAL EDITION
Securityaffairs.com

A new round of the weekly SecurityAffairs newsletter arrived! Every week the best security articles from Security Affairs are free for you in your email box. Enjoy a new round of the weekly SecurityAffairs newsletter, including the international press. Fake A… more…

BreachForums resurrected after FBI seizure
Securityaffairs.com

The cybercrime forum BreachForums has been resurrected two weeks after a law enforcement operation that seized its infrastructure. The cybercrime forum BreachForums is online again, recently a US law enforcement operation seized its infrastructure and took do… more…

A high-severity vulnerability affects Cisco Firepower Management Center
Securityaffairs.com

Cisco addressed a SQL injection vulnerability in the web-based management interface of the Firepower Management Center (FMC) Software.  Cisco addressed a vulnerability, tracked as CVE-2024-20360 (CVSS score 8.8), in the web-based management interface of the F… more…

Recall feature in Microsoft Copilot+ PCs raises privacy and security concerns
Securityaffairs.com

UK data watchdog is investigating Microsoft regarding the new Recall feature in Copilot+ PCs that captures screenshots of the user’s laptop every few seconds. The UK data watchdog, the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), is investigating a new feature, c… more…

Malware-laced JAVS Viewer deploys RustDoor implant in supply chain attack
Securityaffairs.com

Malicious actors compromised the JAVS Viewer installer to deliver the RustDoor malware in a supply chain attack. Rapid7 researchers warned that threat actors added a backdoor to the installer for the Justice AV Solutions JAVS Viewer software. The attackers we… more…

CERT-UA warns of malware campaign conducted by threat actor UAC-0006
Securityaffairs.com

The Ukraine CERT-UA warns of a concerning increase in cyberattacks attributed to the financially-motivated threat actor UAC-0006. The Computer Emergency Response Team of Ukraine (CERT-UA) warned of surge in in cyberattacks linked to the financially-motivated … more…

Experts released PoC exploit code for RCE in Fortinet SIEM
Securityaffairs.com

Researchers released a proof-of-concept (PoC) exploit for remote code execution flaw CVE-2024-23108 in Fortinet SIEM solution. Security researchers at Horizon3’s Attack Team released a proof-of-concept (PoC) exploit for a remote code execution issue, tracked … more…

The abortion debate is headed to the ballot box. Here's where voters will decide
NPR

From Florida to Arizona, reproductive rights supporters seek to add abortion access to state constitutions after the U.S. Supreme Court<em> </em>overturned the federal right to abortion in 2022.<br> more…

Safely Leveraging AI in SEO: Best practices and Google compliance tips
Marketingsherpa.com

This blog post was distributed through the MarketingSherpa email newsletter. Although the straightforward use of AI-generated content is not awarded by Google, significant performance benefits can be gained by digital marketers leveraging AI in a responsible … more…

Everything You Need to Know about ‘Summer House’ Newbie West Wilson
Cosmopolitan.com

West Wilson joined the cast of ‘Summer House’ season 8 and has been a hit among fans of the show. Here's everything you need to know about West. more…

Louisiana struggles to buy new voting machines after placating election deniers
Raw Story

A voting systems law the Louisiana Legislature enacted three years ago to placate right-wing election deniers has made the task of buying voting machines so burdensome that lawmakers are now repealing parts of it. House Bill 856, sponsored by Rep. Mike Johns… more…

Going on a cruise? Don’t sail without these essentials
Johnnyjet.com

This post contains references to products from one or more of our advertisers. We may receive compensation when you click on links to those products. For an explanation of our... The post Going on a cruise? Don’t sail without these essentials appeared first o… more…

Transgender surgeon promotes castration of teenagers as “an adventure for young people”
Naturalnews.com

According to a study published by the JAMA Network in August 2023, there has been a significant increase in the number of young people, including children, receiving synthetic hormones that further their gender dysphoria and distort their biological reality. … more…

AMERICA’S FINAL GASP: Full interview with Dmitry Orlov, acclaimed author of The Five Stages of Collapse
Naturalnews.com

The following is a full transcript of the recent interview with Dmitry Orlov, available for viewing at this link on Brighteon.com. Mike Adams: Welcome to today’s interview on Brighteon.com. I’m Mike Adams, the founder of Brighteon, and today I’ve got to tell … more…

10 Career Opportunities for Financial Management and Accounting Graduates
Incrediblethings.com

If you decided to study financial management and accounting in Dubai and you’re nearing the finish line of your degree, you’re probably buzzing with excitement (and maybe a little anxiety) about what comes next. Good news – the world is your oyster, and a shi… more…

Can't make a trip? 4 tips to get some of your money back.
The Week Magazine

Sometimes life gets in the way of your travel plans more…

6 Weeks Free + 25000/50000 Live Better Points (~$200/$400) + 2 & 6 Month Extras Waiting Periods Waived @ Medibank Online
Ozbargain.com.au

This popular deal is back: https://www.ozbargain.com.au/node/834989 Want 6 weeks free and up to $500 in gift cards? Join and maintain eligible Bronze hospital and extras cover or above for 6 weeks and you get the next 6 weeks free plus 50,000 Live Better Po… more…

Democrats and Republicans keep colliding over contraception
Raw Story

This story was originally published by The 19th, a nonprofit news organization.Democratic efforts to protect contraception access — and Republican opposition — were thrust into the 2024 spotlight last week when Donald Trump told a Pittsburgh CBS affiliate tha… more…

HR Pros: Eliminate Benefit Waste at Your Company | YNAB
Ynab.com

Attract and retain top talent by supercharging your core benefits! Discover how Financial Wellness by YNAB can maximize your traditional benefits package and help employees thrive with financial clarity. more…

TERENCE P. JEFFREY: Should Sotomayor Cry Some More?
The Daily Caller

Sonia Sotomayor herself, however, has joined in some opinions that could make other humans cry. more…

In Teddy Wayne’s latest, ‘The Winner,’ a young man chases an ugly American Dream
The Boston Globe

“The Winner” paints an acid portrait of life in one of America’s privileged gated enclaves and gives us a working-class protagonist who is slowly and thoroughly corrupted by it. more…

When the PhD path leads to career struggles
The Boston Globe

"Earning a doctoral degree is a life commitment of great proportion. People need to think carefully about that investment," writes one reader. Another writes, "I must congratulate these students on following their passion rather than following the money." more…

A Top LA Sommelier Is Finally Making His Mental Health a Priority
Eater

Michael Scribner found himself at a breaking point, experiencing daily panic attacks. The sommelier talks about finding balance in his mental health journey one shift at a time more…

Across the US, Republicans and Democrats Clash Over Right to Contraception
19thnews.org

Access to contraception is broadly popular, but Donald Trump and GOP governors are fighting attempts to protect it. more…

30 Chilling Stories To Remind You That Evil People Exist Amongst Us
Demilked.com

Someone asked “Who is the most evil person you have ever met?” and some of the worst people that netizens have ever met came up. The post 30 Chilling Stories To Remind You That Evil People Exist Amongst Us appeared first on DeMilked. more…

Negotiations For The Global Pandemic Treaty Have Broken Down, But Fear Of What Is Next May Revive Them
Shtfplan.com

The World Health Organization was hoping that there would be a vote on the global pandemic treaty at the World Health Assembly at the end of this month, but now that is not going to happen.  Negotiations that were supposed to result in a final draft of the tr… more…

The CUNY Experiment
The New York Review of Books

Like so much about New York City politics, the fates of the various Gaza solidarity encampments that sprang up throughout the city in recent weeks were in part a question of real estate. At the New School, which has no outdoor campus, protesters needed to set… more…

Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup #599
Wattsupwiththat.com

“I learned very early the difference between knowing the name of something and knowing something.” ― Richard P. Feynman more…

Front-loading Paid Time Off: What Organizations Need to Know Today
Hrbartender.com

Understand the advantages of front-loading paid time off (PTO) and how it can create a more positive work-life balance for employees. The post Front-loading Paid Time Off: What Organizations Need to Know Today appeared first on hr bartender. more…