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The Rise of Remote Work Can Be Unexpectedly Liberating

1 hour ago   |   NY Times

What if you are better off without the office?
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As Covid-19 Closes Schools, the World's Children Go to Work

2 hours ago   |   NY Times

Former students are taking illegal and often dangerous jobs in India and other developing countries, potentially rolling back years of progress in social mobility and public...
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Hype beasts, the ‘Yeezy' problem, and $950 cassette tapes: How crypto startup Zora is helping musicians create new revenue streams

Hype beasts, the ‘Yeezy' problem, and $950 cassette tapes: How crypto startup Zora is helping musicians create new revenue streams

3 hours ago   |   Fortune

Andre Anjos, known to his fans as RAC, won a Grammy for his 2017 remix of the song “Tearing Me Up,” but this success has not made it easy for the Portland musician to make a...
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Is Amy Coney Barrett Joining a Supreme Court Built for the Wealthy?

4 hours ago   |   NY Times

Future decisions by a very conservative majority could give corporations even more weight and workers less.
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Xi Stays Course on Xinjiang Policies Despite International Furor

10 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

Chinese President Xi Jinping has doubled down on China's policies toward Uighurs in the country's western Xinjiang region despite international condemnation.
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Housing boom in U.S. threatened by shortage of available homes

22 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

The U.S. housing market, which has been a bright spot in the pandemic-battered economy, is running out of fuel. With buyers eager to take advantage of low mortgage rates, the...
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South African Union Calls for Eskom Board to Quit Over COO Probe

1 day ago   |   Bloomberg

South Africa's second-biggest labor union federation called for Eskom Holdings SOC Ltd.'s board and senior management to resign as it rejected a finding that cleared the...
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Nigeria Braces for Mass Strike Over Fuel, Power Price Hikes

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Pandemic Will ‘Take Our Women 10 Years Back' in the Workplace

1 day ago   |   NY Times

Improvements in gender equality in the workplace may be another casualty of the coronavirus, as women find their place in the work force more at risk.
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Pasta, Wine and Inflatable Pools: How Amazon Conquered Italy in the Pandemic

1 day ago   |   NY Times

The e-commerce giant had struggled to gain a foothold in a society that prefers to shop in person, with cash, but now Italians are hooked on online shopping.
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Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson: Joe Biden is 'the best choice to lead our country'

Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson: Joe Biden is 'the best choice to lead our country'

On Sunday morning, actor Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson took to Twitter to make a big endorsement, saying he believes Democratic nominee Joe Biden is the "best choice" in the 2020... Read more ...

Trump attacks ‘Hanoi Dick' Blumenthal for lying about Vietnam, as Dem...

Trump attacks ‘Hanoi Dick' Blumenthal for lying about Vietnam, as Dem senators refuse to meet SCOTUS pick Amy Coney Barrett

Two leading Democrats have refused to meet with Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett. They were quickly ridiculed by President Donald Trump, as the fight over Barrett's... Read more ...

Sunday Night Football DraftKings Picks: NFL DFS lineup advice for Week 3...

Sunday Night Football DraftKings Picks: NFL DFS lineup advice for Week 3 Packers-Saints Showdown tournaments

The Packers and Saints play in Week 3 on Sunday Night Football. If you're putting together a DraftKings Showdown lineup, we have the picks, advice and sleepers to help in your... Read more ...

Top Democrat: We Can 'Slow' Barrett's Confirmation Process But 'Can't Stop' It

Top Democrat: We Can 'Slow' Barrett's Confirmation Process But 'Can't Stop' It

Sen. Dick Durbin, a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, said there's no silver bullet for blocking Amy Coney Barrett's confirmation to the Supreme Court. Read more ...

Seahawks vs. Cowboys line, prediction: This will be a shootout

Seahawks vs. Cowboys line, prediction: This will be a shootout

VSiN's NFL experts drill into a couple of games in the Week 3 late Sunday afternoon window. Dallas Cowboys at Seattle Seahawks Youmans: The Dallas defense is beat up, and... Read more ...

Russian Grand Prix: Flying Finn Bottas wins in Sochi as penalty costs...

Russian Grand Prix: Flying Finn Bottas wins in Sochi as penalty costs Hamilton dear in bid to equal Schumacher record

A penalty for an infringement before the race had even started cost world champion Lewis Hamilton the chance to equal Michael Schumacher's all-time record for F1 victories as... Read more ...

Israel Adesanya breaks down UFC 253 masterpiece against 'dumb' Paulo Costa

Israel Adesanya breaks down UFC 253 masterpiece against 'dumb' Paulo Costa

ABU DHABI - Israel Adesanya backed up his talk exactly as predicted against Paulo Costa on Saturday at UFC 253. Adesanya said over and over in the weeks and months leading up... Read more ...

Falcons-Bears game is on after A.J. Terrell's positive COVID-19 test

Falcons-Bears game is on after A.J. Terrell's positive COVID-19 test

Falcons cornerback A.J. Terrell's positive COVID-19 test won't affect the status of Sunday's Falcons-Bears game. The Saturday tests for every other Falcons player and coach... Read more ...

AP source: Raiders investigated over locker room access

AP source: Raiders investigated over locker room access

The Las Vegas Raiders are being investigated by the NFL for allowing an unauthorized person in the locker room following the team's home opener. Read more ...

College football updated polls: AP Top 25, Coaches Poll rankings after Week 4

College football updated polls: AP Top 25, Coaches Poll rankings after Week 4

Sporting New breaks down the latest college football polls, including the AP Top 25 and Coaches Poll. Read more ...