Hiltzik: How TurboTax makes free tax filing a pain

For what seems like forever, Americans have been asking why it’s so damn hard — and expensive — to file their taxes. One reason is that the U.S. tax code is complicated, the result of government’s using it not merely to raise money but to implement social goals. But the greater reason is that the […]

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Hailey Bieber tells Internet trolls to leave her alone

EARLIER this week, Hailey Bieber went on TikTok and addressed the haters. “Leave me alone. At this point, I’m minding my business. I don’t do anything. I don’t say anything. Leave me alone, please. Enough time has gone by where it’s valid to leave me alone. I beg of you, truly. That’s my only request. […]

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Covid in DC: What to know about the risks of Omicron and BA.2

“A tuxedo does not prevent infection,” said William Schaffner, medical director of the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases and professor at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. Here’s what you need to know about Covid-19 in the age of Omicron and relaxed public health mitigation strategies: How serious is the new Covid variant? Omicron BA.2 is […]

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Amazon leads comeback among megacap tech stocks

Amazon.com Inc shares rallied on Monday, with the e-commerce giant becoming the first of megacap tech stocks to erase losses for the year. Shares rose 2.6% to $3,379.81, closing at their highest since Jan. 3. They are now up 1.4% on the year, after having dropped more than 18% earlier this month. Amazon has reclaimed […]

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Matildas support backs ACT govt’s World Cup snub: Yvette Berry | The Canberra Times

Covering the Raiders, Cavalry, cycling and racing, plus everything else that involves sport in the ACT, for The Canberra Times. Basically I love sport and watching it is a full-time job. Email: david.polkinghorne@canberratimes.com.au Covering the Raiders, Cavalry, cycling and racing, plus everything else that involves sport in the ACT, for The Canberra Times. Basically I […]

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A look inside Delta’s new $1.9-billion LAX terminal

Delta Air Lines passengers flying through notoriously congested Los Angeles International Airport will soon enjoy about double the amount of terminal space and nine additional passenger gates under a $1.9-billion terminal renovation project that is more than a year ahead of schedule. Delta executives and LAX representatives offered a sneak peek at the expanded and […]

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