Category Archives: U.S.

Medicare will provide free at-home virus tests for pickup, the Biden administration says.

First American News LLC: Raleigh, NC: Medicare, which covers roughly 60 million Americans, will provide free over-the-counter rapid coronavirus tests beginning in the spring, according to the federal government’s Medicare and Medicaid agency. The policy would “allow Medicare beneficiaries to pick up tests at no cost at the point of sale and without needing to […]

New York City’s Property Taxes Are Crushing Homeowners

First American News LLC: Raleigh, NC: Homes are taxed as a function of their market value across much of the nation, but New York City’s process is more complicated and problematic than most. ‘Living Here is Getting More and More Difficult’ The 40-year-old state law that created the system was built to favor single-family homeowners over renters […]

New York Fights Back After Mask Mandate Shot Down by Judge

First American News LLC: New York is appealing a ruling by a Long Island judge that its mask mandate for schools and other public places is an illegal end-run around the state constitution, said Gaby Mendoza of MB Daily News. Health commissioner found lacking authority to issue mandate Governor cites public health crisis; school districts […]

The U.S. Plans Sanctions -Export Controls Against Russia if It Invades Ukraine

First American News LLC, Raleigh, NC: The Biden administration, has made it very clear that if Russia invades Ukraine, the U.S. will proceed with sanctions. It is also, working to mitigate market shocks if Russia withholds energy supplies in retaliation. The U.S. is prepared to impose export controls on critical sectors of the Russian economy […]