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Is GameStop's Soaring Stock An Indicator Of Possible Market Bubble?

12 minutes ago   |   CBS

To the untrained eye, the stock market has been acting a little crazy for much of the last year. The Dow Jones, S&P 500 and NASDAQ have all grown steadily, despite the COVID...
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Boeing's 737 Max Cleared To Return To European Skies, Regulator Says

Boeing's 737 Max Cleared To Return To European Skies, Regulator Says

20 minutes ago   |   NPR   |   2 articles

The European Union Aviation Safety Agency announced a modified version of the 737 Max will be allowed to fly once again. The Max jetliner was grounded worldwide after two...
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Firings, Foosball And A Conspiracy Theory: Trumpism At Voice of America

Firings, Foosball And A Conspiracy Theory: Trumpism At Voice of America

24 minutes ago   |   NPR

Michael Pack's scandal-tarred tenure over Voice of America and it parent agency obscures the human toll of the ideological war he waged: executives fired, staff investigated...
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Increasing debt to boost economies obsolete & serves to widen gap between rich and poor - Putin

Increasing debt to boost economies obsolete & serves to widen gap between rich and poor - Putin

44 minutes ago   |   RT

Increasing the debt burden cannot be used as a way of fostering economic growth any more, Russian President Vladimir Putin said Wednesday, addressing a virtual meeting of the...
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The best rewards credit cards for paying taxes can earn you thousands of points, but do the math to make sure it's worth it

The best rewards credit cards for paying taxes can earn you thousands of points, but do the math to make sure it's worth it

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement The fee to pay taxes with a credit card is at least 1.96%, but it could be worth it in some cases. With a new credit card, paying taxes could help meet...
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Biden To 'Pause' Oil And Gas Leasing On Public Lands And Waters

Biden To 'Pause' Oil And Gas Leasing On Public Lands And Waters

1 hour ago   |   NPR   |   2 articles

The move is one of his more controversial campaign promises, and industry groups say they will sue. But it won't have much immediate impact on driving down climate-warming...
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51 million Americans boosted their credit card debt due to Covid

2 hours ago   |   CNBC

More than 50 million Americans increased their credit card balances since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic.
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S&P warns Exxon, Chevron and other oil firms it may cut their credit ratings thanks to the push to zero-carbon

S&P warns Exxon, Chevron and other oil firms it may cut their credit ratings thanks to the push to zero-carbon

2 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement S&P Global Ratings has put some of the biggest oil companies in the world on notice that it could soon downgrade their credit ratings thanks to...
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Tesla is about to close the books on its most historic year yet - here's what to expect

Tesla is about to close the books on its most historic year yet - here's what to expect

2 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement 2020 was by all measures a blowout for Tesla. The company delivered its highest number of cars yet, missing Elon Musk's goal of 500,000 by a tiny margin...
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Most U.S. Mayors Do Not Support Reallocating Police Resources, Survey Finds

Most U.S. Mayors Do Not Support Reallocating Police Resources, Survey Finds

4 hours ago   |   NPR

Eighty percent of the mayors who responded say they believe their police budgets last year were "about right." (Image credit: Kerem Yucel/AFP via Getty Images)
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January has been the deadliest month for COVID-19 with nearly 80,000 lives...

January has been the deadliest month for COVID-19 with nearly 80,000 lives lost so far in the US

The grim milestone underpins the growing demand from state officials for more vaccines so that Americans can be inoculated more quickly. Read more ...

Walgreens stock spikes after tapping Starbucks exec Roz Brewer as new CEO

Walgreens stock spikes after tapping Starbucks exec Roz Brewer as new CEO

Walgreens' stock price got a boost Wednesday with Starbucks honcho Roz Brewer poised to take over as the pharmacy chain's new CEO. Shares in the Illinois-based drugstore giant... Read more ...

Democrats prep President Biden's COVID-19 aid package with or without GOP

Democrats prep President Biden's COVID-19 aid package with or without GOP

Senate Democrats are preparing to push ahead quickly on President Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package - even if it means using procedural tools to pass the... Read more ...

Biden To 'Pause' Oil And Gas Leasing On Public Lands And Waters

Biden To 'Pause' Oil And Gas Leasing On Public Lands And Waters

The move is one of his more controversial campaign promises, and industry groups say they will sue. But it won't have much immediate impact on driving down climate-warming... Read more ...

Sen. Patrick Leahy, tapped to preside over Trump impeachment, hospitalized

Sen. Patrick Leahy, tapped to preside over Trump impeachment, hospitalized

WASHINGTON - Democratic Sen. Patrick Leahy of Vermont, the lawmaker tapped to preside over President Trump's impeachment trial, has been hospitalized, according to multiple... Read more ...

A crocheted Bernie Sanders doll raised more than $40K for charity in an...

A crocheted Bernie Sanders doll raised more than $40K for charity in an online auction

A handmade crocheted doll inspired by the viral inauguration meme of Sen. Bernie Sanders raised more than $40,000 for Meals on Wheels America when it was sold in an online... Read more ...

Biden administration to boost vaccine supply next week

Biden administration to boost vaccine supply next week

The Biden administration is giving states an approximately 17% boost in vaccine next week following complaints around the U.S. of severe shortages. Read more ...

Target employees receiving $500-plus in pandemic bonuses

Target employees receiving $500-plus in pandemic bonuses

That includes $500 bonuses to hourly team members and between $1,000 and $2,000 for store directors, executive team leaders and distribution center leaders. Read more ...

Biden dealt blow on 100-day deportation moratorium

Biden dealt blow on 100-day deportation moratorium

A federal judge in Texas on Tuesday blocked the Biden administration from enforcing a 100-day moratorium on most deportations, delivering an initial blow for President Joe... Read more ...

Republican senators want to halt Trump impeachment trial

Republican senators want to halt Trump impeachment trial

Senators have taken an oath to ensure “impartial justice” as jurors in Donald Trump's historic impeachment trial, but some Republican senators want to stop the proceedings. Read more ...