Mississippi the First State to Take Action Against Forgiven Student Loan Debt

According to a report from Bloomberg, Mississippi plans to tax as income those residents who have their student loan debt forgiven, becoming the first state to do so.

The student loan forgiveness plan has been designated as tax-exempt, but according to an analysis from Tax Foundation, there are still some states that could be able to tax individuals receiving the loan forgiveness.

Arkansas and Wisconsin are among the other states also considering taxing forgiven student loan debt. New York, Virginia, and Pennsylvania have already introduced tax exemptions for residents who qualify for debt forgiveness.

The student loan forgiveness program introduced by the Biden administration offers $10,000 in student debt forgiveness to an individual earning $125,000 or less or a family earning $250,000 or less. Pell Grant recipients receive an extra $10,000 in forgiveness.

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Famous Actor Converts to Catholicism After Studying it for Role in Movie

Hollywood actor Shia LaBeouf has converted to Catholicism after studying it for a role in the movie "Padre Pio."

LeBeouf's exposure to Catholicism while living with a monastery of Franciscan Capuchin friars in order to better understand the role of St. Padre Pio, who he was playing in the movie.

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Moderna Sues Pfizer Over COVID Vaccine

Moderna is filing a lawsuit against Pfizer-BioNTech in U.S. and German courts on Friday. They are alleging patent infringement during the development of their COVID vaccine.

Pfizer's vaccine was the first to be approved for emergency use and it has been given hundreds of millions of times in the nearly two years since it was approved. The two pharmaceutical giants used the same technologies to create their vaccines and Moderna arguest Pfizer did not have the right to use it.

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NBC Poll Reveals New Least Popular Political Figure

West Virginia Senator Joe Manchin is the least popular political figure in a poll released by NBC News with only 11% of registered Democrats having positive feelings about him.

Just over one-third, 34%, have negative feelings about Manchin, giving him a 23% net-negative, the lowest in the country.

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Yankees Fan Divides a Nation with Astonishing Hot Dog Trick

The New York Yankees defeated the New York Mets on Monday, but it's a controversial move by a Yankees fan at the game that everyone is still talking about.

A viral video showed the fan hollowing out both ends of a hot dog with a straw. The maverick then put it in the beer and use it as a straw.