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Paul Reiser on 'Mad About You' revival: 'We're still talking'

Paul Reiser on 'Mad About You' revival: 'We're still talking'

Entertainment
Jan. 27 (UPI) --Mad About You co-creator and star Paul Reiser says the possibility of reviving the sitcom remains alive, but he doesn't have much news to report."We're still talking. Tough decision. But thank you all you nice people that have chimed in with nice things to say. We'll definitely keep you posted. #MadAboutYou," Reiser tweeted Saturday.The show featured Reiser and Helen Hunt as the Buchmans, a young couple juggling marriage, friends and careers in New York City. It ran 1992-99 on NBC.The television landscape lately has seen a spate of revivals. New seasons of the long-canceled shows Murphy Brown, Will & Grace, Roseanne, Gilmore Girls and Arrested Development have all recently been ordered with their original stars onboard, while CBS alone has rebooted S.W.A.T., Hawaii Five...
For many, the rent is still too damn high

For many, the rent is still too damn high

Finance
Detroit makes housing affordable with tiny homesMillions of Americans can't afford their rent. Nearly half of all renter households -- almost 21 million -- were considered cost-burdened in 2016, according to a new report from Harvard's Joint Center for Housing Studies. That means they pay more than 30% of their income to cover their housing, which includes utilities. Some renters are in an even tighter jam: 25% of renter households pay more than half of their income for housing. The good news is that the number off cost-burdened rentersisdropping. In 2014, 21.3 million renters were shelling out more than 30% for housing. Losing such a big chunk of your paycheck to housing can have a long-term impact on savings and force tough spending decisions. It can also worsen inequality among rente...
At least 1 dead in Honduras post-election protests; Still no winner declared

At least 1 dead in Honduras post-election protests; Still no winner declared

World
Dec. 1 (UPI) -- At least one person was killed during protests Thursday in Hondura's capital city of Tegucigalpa after the country's electoral commission failed again to declare a winner in the presidential race that many say was rigged.Police threw tear gas at opposition protesters, who responded with rocks and burned tires, the Guardian reported. At least one man was reported dead and several others were injured during the confrontations.Carlos Dada, a journalist for Honduran newspaper El Faro, tweeted that there have been riots, looting,burned-down toll booths in San Pedro Sula and attacks by Honduran security forces throughout the country.On Twitter, people posted videos of the mayhem.Things getting real #Honduraspic.twitter.com/2YwJskQC3U- Richard Ensor (@richardjensor) November 30, 2...
'Humbling' mission: Agency toils to ID 82,000 soldiers still MIA

'Humbling' mission: Agency toils to ID 82,000 soldiers still MIA

Business
Nov. 10 (UPI) -- It was the cornerstone of the Warrior Ethos in the U.S. Army -- "I will never leave a fallen comrade" -- that led U.S. Army serial number 16055052 home after 73 years.It's the "humbling mission" of the Defense Prisoner of War, Missing in Action Accounting Agency, based at Hickam Air Force Base in Hawaii. On Oct. 25, the DPAA brought home the remains of 16055052, whom the agency had identified as U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Michael Aiello, missing since World War II."You know, I tell people all the time that this is the most rewarding job I have ever had," Lee Tucker, a DPAA public affairs officer, told UPI on Friday, a day ahead of Veterans Day. "It's a humbling job to be able to tell the stories of men who gave their life for our country, who paid the ultimate sacrifice."There i...
Top House tax writer suggests 401(k) changes could still happen, contradicting Trump

Top House tax writer suggests 401(k) changes could still happen, contradicting Trump

Finance
The top House tax writer on Wednesday signaled that Congress could still propose changes to a popular retirement savings plan in its tax bill, contradicting an assurance made by President Donald Trump. At a Christian Science Monitor event, Rep. Kevin Brady said Republicans are "exploring a number of ideas" to "create incentives for Americans to save more and save sooner." The House is "continuing discussions with the president" in that area, the House Ways and Means Committee chairman said. "I do have a worry. Not enough Americans are saving," Brady said at a separate Yahoo Finance conference later in the day. Brady said Republicans have "asked for ideas how Americans (can) save more and save earlier in their lives." On Monday, Trump emphatically tweeted that "there will be NO change to yo...