While you might lose money betting on the tracks, some race horse owners are making millions -- and with the help of the U.S. tax code, they can write off the cost of their thoroughbreds. That's just one of 55 tax "extenders," worth up to $44 billion, currently being debated by Congress.
Atlanta-based money manager Ron Hughes certainly did not expect to perform an impromptu C-section on a shark – and saving three baby ‘pups’ in the process – when he decided to take an early evening beachside stroll during the Memorial Day weekend. Flash forward six months later and even more unexpected was the fact that a video of Hughes performing the spur-of-the-moment medical procedure would go viral, circulating across social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter.
Liberal Democrats and conservative Republicans alike threw a wrench Wednesday into congressional leaders’ hopes of quickly passing a newly struck budget deal, with House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi demanding that certain provisions be stripped.