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Patagonia's new CEO rages against his own machine: 'You could really argue that the world would be better off without us in it'
- Healthcare systems in some parts of the US are in "dire straits," CDC director Rochelle Walensky said.
- "Our hospitals are filled with unvaccinated people," she told CBS.
- Staff are having to make tough decisions over who gets ventilators and ICU beds, Walensky said.
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"You worry that people may not be able to come in and get the proper care if they have a motor-vehicle accident," Rochelle Walensky told CBS.
GOP Rep. Matt Gaetz said Tucker Carlson is correct about white nationalist 'replacement' conspiracy theory and called ADL racist
Carlson said the theory, promoted by violent extremists, is "the replacement of legacy Americans with more obedient people from faraway countries."
Tech companies keep asking employees to take pay cuts to work remotely, but workers are rejecting the idea they should be paid differently based on where they live
Tech workers don't buy location-based compensation, and most say they won't take a pay cut. The industry is redefining how they should be paid.
Costco is renting 3 container ships and 'several thousand containers' to shield itself from supply chain delays and rising costs
Retailers across the US are facing delays, shortages, and rising costs because of an ongoing breakdown in the shipping supply chain.
Financial planner Chloe A. Moore says clients often get into investing without having the basics covered first, like a 401(k) and an emergency fund.
21 powerful female CEOs and executives of color on what they've learned from climbing Europe's corporate ladder
Some of Europe's top female CEOs and executives of color reveal how they made it — and give heartfelt career advice to others looking to succeed.
The Island of Death: Visiting the gulag where my grandfather was tortured, but didn't officially exist
My grandfather was held at Bulgaria's most notorious gulag. This summer, I saw it for the first time.
A co-founder of media company Ozy impersonated a YouTube exec on an investor call with Goldman Sachs
Samir Rao allegedly pretended to be YouTube executive Alex Piper in an investor call for $40 million with Goldman Sachs, per NYT.
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Beth Gerstein, who just took her ethical diamond startup public, explains how she became one of America's richest women entrepreneurs in just 16 years after finishing business school
CEO Beth Gerstein is worth $430 million, making her one of America's richest women entrepreneurs.
China's private crypto crackdown can help drive adoption for the digital yuan, which is expected to make its official debut in early 2022.
Fandor is back from the dead. Its new owners share how its strategy could be a model for niche streaming services.
Film streaming service Fandor is relaunching, three years after it shut down, with a new model that leans into multiple methods of distribution.
An upside surprise for stocks is brewing as historical trends show the S&P 500 is on track to buck analysts' gloomy forecasts, DataTrek says
"We can't think of a time when analysts have so seriously underestimated US corporate earnings power in any given year," DataTrek said.
Inside JPMorgan's 10 key startup deals to confront the 'very tough, brutal competition' from fintechs
JPMorgan dominates US consumer banking, but its investment management units have lagged peers. We tracked its recent fintech and consumer deals.
Binance bans users in Singapore from trading crypto as the country tightens its clampdown on the exchange
The move comes after Singapore's central bank on September 2 said binance.com could be breaching local laws.
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"Bridgerton" is Netflix's biggest original series ever with more than 80 million households watching in its first month.
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Markets will be watching for budget votes set for Thursday on Capitol Hill.
Krew offers equipment-free classes for a post-gym world. Check out the 18-slide deck it used to sell seed investors on being 'Peloton without the $3k bike.'
The startup, founded 2020, uses AI motion tracking to help users correct their posture during classes.
14 million people fall for fake job postings every year. Here's how to spot a fraud and protect your personal information, according to an expert from LinkedIn.
Job scams result in $2 billion in yearly losses, the BBB found. Red flags include grammatical errors and jobs that seem too good to be true.
Supply-chain nightmares are basically guaranteed this holiday season. Here's how small businesses can still prepare.
If business owners have any chance of meeting the holiday rush, entrepreneurs and retail experts say they'll need to focus on several key strategies.
Nike is struggling with strict pandemic lockdowns in Vietnam, where a lot of manufacturing is done, and is experiencing slowed production due to a shortage of workers.
How Menlo Ventures' Matt Murphy and serial entrepreneur Jyoti Bansal have joined forces to become a one-two punch for funding startups
Matt Murphy and Jyoti Bansal have teamed up to back Relyance AI and Vivun, and Bansal has helped connect Menlo with at least two other companies.
ViacomCBS shakes up Paramount to drive streaming, elevating digital-first exec Brain Robbins. Insiders say Hollywood critics underestimate the longtime kids content pro.
New Paramount film chief Brian Robbins brings digital savvy to the studio, and despite film credits like "Norbit," colleagues defended his creative leadership.
We compared the Apple iPad Pro to the Microsoft Surface Pro 7 and prefer the versatility of Microsoft's Windows interface
In the match-up between Apple iPad Pro versus Microsoft Surface Pro 7, the latter's superior versatility can't be ignored.
German election: Greens poised to join government of Europe's biggest economy after voters reject Merkel's party
The Greens, alongside the Free Democrats, are set to negotiate with the parties leading the election results to form a government for Germany.
The CIA pitched Trump officials plans to assassinate Julian Assange while he was hiding in a London embassy in 2017, report says
According to a Yahoo News investigation, the CIA was enraged by WikiLeaks' publication of thousands of secret documents.
Michigan State University said it closed its dining halls to the public and cut the opening hours of 2 cafeterias because of a severe staff shortage
MSU said it was "competing for the same available talent" as local businesses during the labor shortage, leaving dining facilities short-staffed.
We have tested the latest phones. These are the best phones in 2021 for photography, gaming, battery life, and even kids – now updated with new picks.
The SEC wants to kick 2,000 fraud-prone penny stocks from online brokerages, including retail favorites Sears and Blockbuster
Affected stocks include the shell companies liquidating bankrupt Sears and Blockbuster as well as Luckin Coffee, which fell to accounting fraud.
Polestar, the Swedish EV maker backed by Volvo and Leonardo DiCaprio, is going public via $20 billion SPAC deal
The company's Polestar 1 and Polestar 2 electric cars are already on roads in Europe, North America, and Asia, with SUV Polestar 3 due in 2022.
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YouTube's CEO says free speech is a 'core value' even after removing videos by Putin critic Alexey Navalny
Wojcicki said free speech was a 'core value,' but that there were 'multiple considerations' when dealing with a country like Russia.
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The most common side effects to expect after your Pfizer booster: headache, fatigue, and pain at the injection site
After a third shot of Pfizer's vaccine, injection-site pain is most common side effect, followed by fatigue and headache.
Fandom is launching a self-serve ad platform to capitalize on the surging popularity of franchises like Marvel, Star Wars, and BTS
The ad platform is Fandom's latest move to capitalize on the growing popularity of video games, movies, TV shows and comic books to bolster its revenue.
Prior to 2021, only 93 Black women raised $1 million or more in VC. Here are 15 business owners trying to break that record in 2021.
Black female founders in the US face many challenges, but one of the most detrimental is the lack of funding granted to them.
How to make your child stand out in a virtual preschool interview or tour, according to a consultant
"Be sure to follow the school's specific directions. If they ask for one minute, then do one minute," Manhattan-based consultant Wendy Levey said.
Warren Buffett used the 'Mona Lisa' to explain why art is a terrible investment — but then compared Berkshire Hathaway to an art museum
"We like to think we're the Metropolitan Museum of businesses," Buffett said in 2000, comparing the companies he buys to works of art.
'The Big Short' investor Michael Burry warns the stock-market boom reminds him of the dot-com bubble — and rings the alarm on options mania
Burry said stocks soaring, indexes outperforming, and people making leveraged bets on meme stocks reminded him of past bubbles.
Head of Instagram Adam Mosseri said news of the project leaked too early, provoking a backlash to which the company had "few answers."
A Danish man found buried treasure from the Iron Age using a metal detector, just hours after turning it on for the first time
A metal detectorist has uncovered one of the largest gold hoards ever found in Denmark. An Iron Age chieftain buried the treasure 1,500 years ago.
A third of El Salvador's population is actively using its bitcoin wallet Chivo, President Nayib Bukele says
President Nayib Bukele said there were more active users of the Chivo bitcoin wallet than of any single bank.
Blue White Robotics converts tractors into autonomous vehicles to help farmers save cash. See the pitch deck it used to raise $37 million.
The Series B, led by Insight Partners and Entrée Capital, brings the company's total raised to $50 million.