Tom Brady Un-Retires, Oil Drops and More News


Tom Brady has reversed his retirement decision and will play for the Buccaneers for at least one more season. Oil prices fall and could soon translate to lower prices at the pump and more top news stories.

Tom Brady reverses retirement return to the Buccaneers at least one more season

The NFL tweeted two words: “He’s back.”

Largely regarded as the greatest NFL quarterback of all time, Tom Brady, 44 has reversed his decision from last month to retire, saying on Sunday he will return to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers for at least one more season, NBC reported.

“These past two months, I’ve realized my place is still on the field and not in the stands,” Brady tweeted on Sunday. “That time will come. But it’s not now. I love my teammates, and I love my supportive family. They make it all possible. I’m coming back for my 23rd season in Tampa.”

Price of oil drops

good news for drivers that could soon translate to lower prices at the pump around the world, oil prices fell on Sunday, extending last week’s decline, as Brent crude futures fell $1.82, or 1.6%, to $110.85 a barrel by 6:47 p.m. E.T. (2247 GMT), Reuters reported. WTI crude futures fell $2.41, or 2.2%, to $106.92 a barrel.

64% of Americans now living paycheck to paycheck as inflation soars

Nearly two-thirds, 64%, of Americans now live paycheck to paycheck, according to one study by the Lending ClubCNBC reported.

The results come as the latest figures show a drop in wages, as inflation-adjusted earnings dropped 0.8% in February, contributing to a 2.6% decline over the past year.

Inflation climbs to 7.9%, highest since 1982

as the consumer price index (CPI) notched up 0.8% in February, it notched the overall year-over-year inflation rate to 7.9 percent, the highest level since January 1982, CNBC reported.

The biggest increases occurred in the cost of gasoline, groceries, and shelter, while auto prices eased slightly.

U.S. clears approval for driverless vehicles without human manual controls

The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (USDOT) issued final rules eliminating requirements for highly automated and self-driving vehicles, including manual controls such as steering wheels or gas and brake pedals.

The changes will allow vehicle manufacturers to build fully autonomous vehicles lacking manual controls as long as they meet safety regulations providing “the same high levels of occupant protection as current passenger vehicles,” CNBC reported.

“This new rule is an important step, establishing robust safety standards for ADS-equipped vehicles,” said Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg in a statement.

To deploy driverless vehicles on U.S. roadways, Companies will still be required to meet other safety standards as well as federal, state, and local regulations.

Kim Kardashian receives backlash after giving advice to women in business

Kim Kardashian recently offered some advice to women in business that, apparently, wasn’t the feel-good fluff some people wanted to hear. Kim’s tough-love advice has met with backlash.

 Kardashian said, “it seems like nobody wants to work these days.”

Kim made the comments during an interview with Variety last week.

But critics on social media called Kim’s comments “tone-deaf,” and one career coach told CNBC she was sending a “dangerous” message to younger followers.