Personal Finance Daily: Joe Biden wants a $15 minimum wage — here’s what’s standing in his way, and the Supreme Court’s Obamacare case is about health care — but also simple math

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As nation awaits transition of power, Fauci issues timely warning to his fellow scientists

In a conversation with the American Medical Association, the director of National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases spoke about politics, science and vaccines.

My father wants to deed his kids his home before Prop 19 takes effect. I suggested a life estate instead — he said I’m ungrateful

‘California passed Proposition 19, which will in part require that inherited homes that are not used as principal residences, such as second homes or rentals, be reassessed at market value when transferred.’

Joe Biden wants a $15 minimum wage — here’s what’s standing in his way

Raising the minimum wage will ‘reduce the racial wage gap because more people of color will get raises.’

Mammograms and colonoscopies fell by up to 70% in the early months of COVID-19

‘If patients do not get important screenings, there could be long-term negative health consequences.

Alex Trebek died of pancreatic cancer — think twice before saying he ‘lost his battle’ with the disease

The ‘Jeopardy’ host was diagnosed with stage IV pancreatic cancer in 2019.

Biden’s pandemic plan: Restore Obamacare, mandatory masks, paid sick leave and free COVID-19 tests

The President-elect said: ‘Dealing with the coronavirus pandemic is one of the most important battles our administration will face.’

How did Khloe Kardashian double her money with $15.5 million Calabasas home sale?

Khloé Kardashian’s family reality TV show is coming to a close after 20 seasons. Perhaps she should consider a role in real estate? She’s certainly had plenty of success in the field.

The U.S. Supreme Court’s Obamacare case is about health care — but also simple math

There’s one new addition in the court, and outside it, to take into account.

Picking the wrong health insurance is a $2,000 mistake

Choosing health insurance is so complicated that 23% of workers with only two choices picked the worst one.

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Trump bank regulators get caustic send-off from top Democrat on Senate Banking panel

Sen. Sherrod Brown, Democrat of Ohio, and the ranking Democrat on the Senate Banking Committee, on Tuesday told Trump administration bank regulators that he was glad to see them go.

Americans are just one Supreme Court decision away from even higher drug prices

Attack on ACA hurts older Americans, especially while drug companies would be big winners.

Biden says Trump’s failure to concede election is ‘not of much consequence’

President-elect Joe Biden on Tuesday played down the Trump administration’s resistance to his victory in the White House race.

Britain is unprepared for real Brexit: official reports

Major disruptions are expected at U.K. borders, even if a trade deal is signed with the European Union, according to the Bank of England.

Everything you need to know about BioNTech and the married couple behind the COVID-19 vaccine at the front of a global race

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