The US Treasury Department is finalizing crypto regulations to prevent tax evasion

While people who own and sell cryptocurrency have always had to pay taxes on their income, a new rule finalized by the U.S. Treasury Department could help ensure they pay the right amount on their sales. The new rule will require cryptocurrency platforms like exchanges and payment processors to report their users’ transactions to the … Read more

Controversial Alzheimer’s researcher accused of fraud

A scientist whose research was at the center of controversy over a candidate drug for Alzheimer’s disease has been charged with fraud. A federal grand jury on Thursday indicted Hoau-Yan Wang, a professor at City College of New York, on charges he falsified records to obtain grants totaling about $16 million from the National Institutes … Read more

Your hologram doctor will see you now

A patient walks into a hospital room, sits down and begins talking to a doctor. Only in this case, the doctor is a hologram. It may sound like science fiction, but it’s reality for some patients at Crescent Regional Hospital in Lancaster, Texas. In May, the hospital group began offering patients the ability to see … Read more

Weather forecasters predict the long Fourth of July holiday will be a record-breaking celebration

Editor’s Note: Sign up for Unlocking the World, CNN Travel’s weekly newsletter. Get the latest on aviation, food and drink, where to stay, and other travel news. CNN — In travel news this week: CNN reveals 10 great American cities to visit that aren’t (yet) overrun with tourists as the country prepares for a record-breaking … Read more

Uber and Lyft must pay Massachusetts drivers $32 per hour

Rideshare drivers in Massachusetts will soon receive company-provided benefits, as well as a minimum wage of $32.50 per hour, starting August 15. That’s thanks to a new settlement between the state and rideshare companies Uber and Lyft, four years after Attorney General Andrea Campbell sued the companies, claiming their drivers should be considered employees under … Read more

Tractor Supply Co. retreats from DEI roles and goals

Gene J. Puskar/AP A Tractor Supply Company sign is pictured in Pittsburgh, February 2, 2023. New York CNN — Tractor Supply Company has scrapped its diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives as part of what the retailer describes as an effort to distance itself from “non-business activities” following conservative backlash from some of its customer base. … Read more