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Like Last Season, Rockets Hope To Round Into Form After Break

1 month ago   |   By Forbes

The Rockets were the league's best team last season after the All-Star break. They're hoping for similar results in 2020.
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India lifted its ban on the export of hydroxychloroquine - Trump's unproven...

India lifted its ban on the export of hydroxychloroquine - Trump's unproven coronavirus 'cure' - hours after the president threatened 'retaliation' if it didn't do so

India has lifted its partial ban on the export of hydroxychloroquine, the anti-malarial drug that President Donald Trump has repeatedly touted as a coronavirus prevention and... Read more ...

10 things you need to know before the opening bell

10 things you need to know before the opening bell

Here's what you need to know before the markets open. 'The 3M saga ends very happily': Trump strikes deal with 3M to import 55 million N95 masks per month. The imported masks... Read more ...

Trump's economic advisor warned of 'millions of lives lost and trillions in...

Trump's economic advisor warned of 'millions of lives lost and trillions in economic loss' from the coronavirus in two memos in January and February

The Trump administration received at least two memos - the first in January the second in February - from economic advisor Peter Navarro on both the human and economic costs of... Read more ...

Boris Johnson is in intensive care after his COVID-19 symptoms worsened...

Boris Johnson is in intensive care after his COVID-19 symptoms worsened. Here's what research shows so far about outcomes in the most severe coronavirus cases

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson was moved to an intensive care unit after his coronavirus symptoms worsened on Monday. Johnson's spokesman said he was admitted to the hospital... Read more ...

Market tumult threatens PG&E deal with wildfire victims

Market tumult threatens PG&E deal with wildfire victims

Lawyers who negotiated a crucial $13.5 billion deal for the victims of deadly wildfires caused by Pacific Gas & Electric equipment are expressing serious doubts about whether... Read more ...

Starting Tomorrow, Starbucks Will Require Employees To Wear Face Coverings...

Starting Tomorrow, Starbucks Will Require Employees To Wear Face Coverings At Work

For employees who don't have their own face covering, the company created a tutorial on how to create one using store supplies. (Image credit: Romeo Gacad/AFP via Getty Images) Read more ...

The Fed will start buying debt backed by emergency small-business loans...

The Fed will start buying debt backed by emergency small-business loans - giving banks more leeway to offer critical aid

The Federal Reserve announced Monday it will begin buying debt backed by the Small Business Administration's Payroll Protection Program. The facility will create a new market... Read more ...

Airbnb raises $1 billion from investors as the company takes a big hit from...

Airbnb raises $1 billion from investors as the company takes a big hit from the coronavirus crisis

Airbnb has raised $1 billion in debt and equity from Silver Lake and Sixth Street Partners, the company announced Monday. Airbnb did not disclose the terms of the deal, but a... Read more ...

'He kind of called us p--ies': Hear the US Navy's top official call a...

'He kind of called us p--ies': Hear the US Navy's top official call a carrier captain 'stupid' to boos from sailors facing a coronavirus outbreak

The acting Navy secretary's impassioned 15-minute speech to the sailors aboard the USS Theodore Roosevelt was met with dismay and anger. In an audio recording obtained by... Read more ...

The largest study yet of children with COVID-19 suggests that males and...

The largest study yet of children with COVID-19 suggests that males and infants may face a higher risk of infection and severe illness

A CDC study of more than 2,500 children with COVID-19 found that they developed fever, cough, or shortness of breath less often than adults. Infants with COVID-19 have been... Read more ...