What to watch today: June begins with muted trading on Wall Street

U.S. stock futures were relatively flat after the Dow gave up most of a 300-point gain by Tuesday's close. The 30-stock average ended 45 points higher. The first day of June also started out muted for the S&P 500 and Nasdaq as optimism about the economic reopening met lingering angst about inflation. (CNBC) U.S. oil […]

Joe Biden Becomes First U.S. President To Commemorate Tulsa Race Massacre

President Joe Biden delivered remarks from Tulsa, Oklahoma, on the 100th anniversary of the Tulsa race massacre on Tuesday, making him the first U.S. president to participate in the remembrance of one of the darkest days in America’s racist history. “For much too long, the history of what took place here was told in silence, […]

Joe Biden Signs Anti-Asian Hate Crimes Bill Into Law

President Joe Biden signed the COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act into law on Thursday, a response to the sharp rise in anti-Asian violence over the past year during the coronavirus pandemic.  “There are simple core values that should bring us together as Americans — one of them is standing together against hate, against racism, the ugly […]

Biden’s plans may drop a tax bomb on divorcing couples

President Joe Biden is calling for higher taxes on the wealthy to pay for the $1.8 trillion American Families Plan. The proposal includes a tax hike on top earners, up to 39.6% on regular income and capital gains.   Financial experts say Biden’s plans may drop a tax bomb on some divorcing spouses. There's nothing easy […]

6th-Grader Tells Fox News’ Brian Kilmeade That Biden Is Doing Better Job Than Trump

Fox News’ Brian Kilmeade received an unexpected answer on the air Wednesday morning when a young student called out ex-President Donald Trump’s catastrophic handling of the coronavirus pandemic. “Fox & Friends” host Kilmeade, while talking with three students about their experiences with virtual learning, asked Philadelphia sixth-grader Mason Seder what he misses most about not […]

Biden Pledges U.S. Will Cut Climate-Changing Pollution At Least In Half By 2030

President Joe Biden pledged Thursday that the United States would slash its output of climate-changing carbon gases at least 50% below 2005 levels by the end of this decade in a bid to renew the effort to overhaul the global economy and stave off catastrophic warming.  The new emissions target, set to be unveiled at […]