Meantime On The Left


Tesla drivers can now request Full Self-Driving Beta with the press of a button, despite safety concerns

Electric vehicle maker Tesla rolled out a long-awaited software update Friday night that allows customers to request access to its controversial Full Self-Driving Beta (FSD Beta) software. The move delighted fans of CEO Elon Musk and Tesla, but it risks drawing the ire of federal vehicle safety authorities who are already investigating the automaker for […]
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Did you panic sell during the latest stock market dip? Here’s when to get back in

Panic selling often happens during stock market dips, and those who dump investments may later regret their decision.  The bigger issue, however, is getting back into the market after a “freak out,” according to research from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. “Panic selling is predictable,” said co-author Chi Heem Wong, researcher at MIT, and there are […]
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How the wealthy are preparing for higher taxes

izusek | E+ | Getty Images To pay for a historic and sweeping expansion of the social safety net, President Joe Biden and Democrats are planning to slap wealthy Americans with higher taxes. In response, financial advisors and their well-off clients are also scheming. Specifically, they’re looking at moves they can take now to avoid […]
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The ultimate side hustle guide for 2021

The Covid-19 pandemic has put millions of Americans out of work and many small retailers and restaurants out of business. At the same time, it has been a hotbed of innovation and new business creation. U.S. business formations rose by nearly 42% in 2020, according to U.S. Census data. There’s opportunity aplenty for small businesses […]
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CDC director defends unusual decision on Pfizer’s Covid boosters: ‘This was a scientific close call’

Dr. Rochelle Walensky, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, insisted Friday she didn’t overrule a vaccine advisory committee by expanding the CDC’s approval of Pfizer’s Covid boosters to include a proposal rejected by the panel. In an unusual move, Walensky broke from the CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices, which voted 9-6 […]
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Cyber Ninjas’ GOP-backed audit of Arizona votes still shows Biden won, Maricopa County says

A draft report of the Republican-backed review of 2020 election results in Arizona’s largest county — which critics derided as a shambolic stunt aimed to further vote-rigging conspiracies peddled by former President Donald Trump — has in fact confirmed the winners, the county said. The much-delayed report from Cyber Ninjas, a Florida-based firm whose owner […]
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