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Amid End to COVID Help, Homelessness Surging in Many Cities

(AP) In California's capital, massive tent encampments have risen along the American River and highway overpasses have become havens for homeless people, whose numbers have jumped a staggering nearly 70% over two years. Among the 9,300 without a home is...

OPEC+ Makes Big Oil Cut to Boost Prices

(AP) The OPEC+ alliance of oil-exporting countries on Wednesday decided to sharply cut production to support sagging oil prices, a move that could deal...

Legalized Sports Betting in California Could Produce More Gambling Addicts

(Kaiser Health News) Since the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in 2018 that states could legalize betting on sports, California — with 40 million people and numerous...

Biden Administration Quietly Scales Back Student Loan ‘Cancellation’

(Jon Miltimore, Foundation for Economic Education) In August, the White House announced that most federal student loan borrowers would be eligible for forgiveness. Most borrowers who...

Trump’s Financial Disclaimers Could Destroy New York AG’s $250M Lawsuit

(Joshua Paladino, Headline USA) Former President Donald Trump said New York Attorney General Letitia James, who accused him of fraud, has “no case” because he put a disclaimer on his...

Europe Faces ‘Unprecedented Risk’ of a Gas Shortage

(AP) Europe faces "unprecedented risks" to its natural gas supplies this winter after Russia cut off most pipeline shipments, the International Energy Agency said...

Poll: Americans Say Grocery Prices Will Affect Their Vote in November

(The Center Square) High grocery prices are top-of-mind for voters with a little over a month until the midterm elections, according to a new poll.  Convention...

Owner of ‘Burglary Prevention’ Business Arrested for Burglary

(Law Enforcement Today) A ‘reformed’ criminal decided to make an honest living by offering his services to help residents protect their homes from people...

Consumer Sentiment Remains Historically Low

(Robert Hughes, American Institute for Economic Research) The final September results from the University of Michigan Surveys of Consumers show overall consumer sentiment was...

College Athletics Sees Surge in Nonprofits Paying Players

(AP) The new world of college athletes getting paid for endorsements has created a rapidly expanding pop-up industry: Brand new nonprofit "collectives" that pay...

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