Trump Reportedly Close To Selling D.C. Hotel Following Reports Of Large Financial Losses

Topline The Trump Organization is in advanced discussions with a Miami-based investment firm to sell the rights to its Washington, D.C., hotel, a once prominent property that has since devolved into an ethical and financial headache for the ex-president, The Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday.  A view of the outside of the Trump International Hotel…

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Social Security cost-of-living adjustment will be 5.9% in 2022, biggest annual hike in 40 years

The Social Security cost-of-living adjustment will be 5.9% in 2022, the Social Security Administration announced Wednesday.The 5.9% COLA will be the biggest boost to Social Security beneficiaries’ checks in about 40 years.In 2021, the Social Security COLA was 1.3%. The last time the annual adjustment came close to the 2022 figure was in 2009, when…

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How Antiviral Pill Molnupiravir Shot Ahead in the COVID Drug Hunt

The pharmaceutical firm Merck announced last week that an antiviral pill it’s developing can cut hospitalizations and deaths among people with COVID-19 by half. The results haven’t yet been peer reviewed. But if the drug candidate, molnupiravir, is authorized by regulators, it would be the first oral antiviral treatment for COVID-19. By contrast, the other…

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The truth behind the recent Southwest flight cancellations

More than 2,000 Southwest flights have been canceled over the past few days, frustrating customers and sparking theories on social media. The problems began last Friday, with the airline attributing the mass changes to severe weather and air traffic control issues, which the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) later confirmed in part.  But while the FAA…

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