Most medical debt will be removed from consumer credit reports

Medical bills have become a source of major financial problems for millions of Americans, amounting to main source of personal debt in the United States. Now, the three major credit reporting agencies plan to remove most medical debt from consumer credit reports starting this summer. Equifax, Experian and TransUnion said Friday they were making a … Read more

Richardson Police Officers File Lawsuit Alleging Illegal Ticket Quota System – CBS Dallas/Fort Worth

RICHARDSON, TX (CBSDFW.COM) – Two Richardson Police Department officers filed a lawsuit against the City of Richardson and police officials, claiming they were unlawfully forcing officers to issue a certain number of tickets per month. Officers Kayla Walker and David Conklin, who have been with the department since 2008 and 2011 respectively, say the Richardson … Read more

Five sci-fi movies to stream now

‘Expired’ Rent or buy on most major platforms. Australian director Ivan Sen has been on the radar of genre aficionados since “Mystery Road” (2013) and “Goldstone” (2016), two successful hybrids of procedural and western around the charismatic figure of a taciturn indigenous detective. For his latest, Sen mixed sci-fi and noir, with a dollop of … Read more

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Volkswagen is recalling over 246,000 SUVs in North America

Volkswagen is recalling more than 246,000 SUVs in the United States and Canada because faulty wiring harnesses can cause them to brake unexpectedly, sometimes in traffic. The recall comes three days after The Associated Press reported that 47 people had complained to US security authorities about the problem, with some reporting being nearly run over … Read more

Putin calls opponents ‘scum and traitors’ as Moscow announces new crackdown on ‘fake news’

Facing strong resistance in Ukraine and crippling economic sanctions in his country, Russian President Vladimir Putin uses language reminiscent of the rhetoric of Josef Stalin’s show trials in the 1930s. In an ominous speech on Wednesday, Putin likened opponents to ‘mosquitoes’ trying to weaken the country at the behest of the West – crude remarks … Read more

Ukraine-Russia War: Live News and Latest Updates

March 18, 2022, 8:21 a.m. ET March 18, 2022, 8:21 a.m. ET Read Chinese state media coverage of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine last month.Credit…Jade Gao/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images Since the start of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, China has mostly tried to publicly distance itself from the carnage of war without criticizing its leader, President … Read more

Russia’s military advance is slowing, but it is advancing in the south and east.

Although a missile strike on Friday hit the outskirts of Lviv, a Ukrainian city that had been spared much of the Russian onslaught, the latest intelligence assessments indicate that Russian forces are still struggling to cope. seize more territory as they attempt to cross into Ukraine. Britain’s Defense Intelligence Service said on Friday that Russian … Read more

Chelsea v Real Madrid, Manchester City v Atletico Madrid

Holders Chelsea have been drawn to face 13-time winners Real Madrid in the Champions League quarter-finals. The three Premier League and three La Liga teams in the last eight have avoided each other, with Manchester City taking on Atletico Madrid, Liverpool taking on Benfica while Villarreal take on Bayern Munich. In other fixtures, Manchester City … Read more

Colleges can avoid closing the door on financial aid knowledge

This month, dozens of applicants to Muhlenberg and Whitman colleges received offers of admission. Perhaps they were a pleasant surprise for students who had slept through their freshman year. But what should come as no surprise to most is the price schools will ask them to pay – or the discounts available, even for wealthy … Read more

‘The Texas Chainsaw Massacre’ and the Lessons Few Horror Movies Succeed

Fifteen years ago, I sat down with twenty of the world’s most prolific serial killers, responsible for hundreds of stabbings, beheadings and other unspeakable murders – and I was absolutely charmed. A gathering of horror film directors including Wes Craven, Eli Roth, Larry Cohen, Don Coscarelli and Robert Rodriguez, this event, jokingly dubbed “The Masters … Read more

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