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Strategy 2020-08-10T18:22:55Z

Republicans don't believe kids can transmit the coronavirus, but science increasingly says they're wrong

Pew found Republicans less likely to see children as potential virus transmitters, but scientific studies increasingly show kids are just like adults.
News 2020-08-06T01:06:00Z

Lebanon was already in financial crisis before the explosion in Beirut — and now experts are predicting devastating consequences

Inflation has caused Lebanon's currency to plunge in value since October 2019, leaving 45% of the population below the poverty line.
Executive Lifestyle 2020-08-04T16:36:10Z

THE END OF AN ERA: Brooks Brothers, J. Crew, and other emblems of upper-class America are going bankrupt because of the new uprising

Just like the sans-culottes 200 years ago wouldn't wear breeches, now Brooks Brothers is more popular with counterprotesters than BLM marchers.

A day after Trump floated delaying the presidential election, which he cannot do, the White House condemned Hong Kong for delaying its election

Hong Kong's move to postpone its vote "undermines" its "democratic processes," White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany said on Friday.
News 2020-08-01T19:56:00Z

A Tennessee pastor tested positive for COVID-19 one week after meeting with Trump and administration officials at the White House

Reverend Perry Cleek, the pastor who attended a televised meeting at the White House with President Trump on July 13, tested positive for COVID-19.
News 2020-08-01T16:48:17Z

Florida, Virginia, and North Carolina declare emergencies as Hurricane Isaias hits the Bahamas and barrels toward the east coast

The governors of Virginia and North Carolina declared states of emergency, and Florida Governor Ron DeSantis declared an emergency for some counties.
News 2020-08-01T14:34:10Z

The USDA has identified some of the mystery seeds sent unsolicited from China as herbs like rosemary and sage

An official with the USDA said 14 species of seeds were identified as herbs and plants like hibiscus, mint, and sage.
Tech 2020-07-31T00:51:33Z

Australia is set to force Google and Facebook to pay for news content

Treasurer Josh Frydenberg said the new laws aim to create "increased competition, increased consumer protection and a sustainable media landscape."
Strategy 2020-07-30T19:12:00Z

15 major companies that have announced employees can work remotely long term

Google told employees to stay home until summer 2021, while Facebook, Twitter, and Zillow are committed to working remotely indefinitely.
Science 2020-07-27T19:38:00Z

Moderna's coronavirus vaccine just started its phase 3 trial — the first in the US. Here's how it'll work.

The coronavirus vaccine candidate developed by Moderna has entered its next phase of human trials. The company hopes to have results by Thanksgiving.

Trump vs. Biden: A breakdown of which candidate is raking in more donors in each of America's 7 richest ZIP codes

Business Insider used Bloomberg and New York Times data to see which campaign won the donation dollars of the nation's wealthiest neighborhoods.
Strategy 2020-07-24T18:34:08Z

Standardized testing for college admissions just came back — and it already looks like a coronavirus super-spreader

Some students were unable to take the ACT they signed up for last weekend, while others took tests in a room where nobody was wearing a mask.
News 2020-07-21T18:25:03Z

A California teen who seemed to be recovering from his coronavirus symptoms died in self-isolation despite testing negative for the virus

The teen's mother took him for coronavirus testing and was "a little bit confused" by the negative results, KCBS-TV reported.
News 2020-07-19T20:58:56Z

A protest in London drew hundreds of demonstrators to push back against UK mask requirements

A group that calls mask requirements human rights violations organized the demonstration in Hyde Park days before masks will be required in stores.
News 2020-07-19T18:58:44Z

Los Angeles mayor says city is 'on the brink' of declaring another stay-at-home order

Los Angeles County broke its record for a single day, with more than 4,500 new coronavirus cases on Thursday.
News 2020-07-19T16:59:00Z

Fox News host Chris Wallace says the cognitive test Trump claims to have 'aced' is 'not the hardest test'

The test was most likely the Montreal Cognitive Assessment, which measures cognitive function and helps diagnose illnesses.
News 2020-07-19T15:09:26Z
Strategy 2020-07-17T21:40:47Z

Joe Biden has a plan to save America's school season — and right now that would mean keeping many closed

Democratic Presidential candidate Joe Biden endorses reopening based on local conditions, rather than Trump's widespread reopening stance.
Strategy 2020-07-17T20:40:47Z

No, Gavin Newsom says, Orange County won't reopen its schools (as long as infections are this high)

In a Friday press conference, Newsom said all 32 counties on the coronavirus "watch list" will have remote learning, as San Francisco joined the list.
News 2020-07-17T20:25:22Z

Texas will allow schools to be online-only through November as the state passes 300,000 coronavirus cases

The state is allowing local officials to delay in-person classes even more based on the coronavirus danger in each school district.
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