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A heartbreaking New York Times front page lists 1,000 coronavirus deaths - just 1% of the total US death toll

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

The New York Times prepared a powerful front page for its May 24 print edition, marking the somber milestone of 100,000 coronavirus deaths in the United States.
The newspaper listed the names of 1,000 people who died of COVID-19 - just 1% of the total death toll.
The newspaper staff combed through obituaries and death notices for people whose cause of death was listed as COVID-19, and listed people's names, ages, and facts about their lives.
An editor for the paper said she realized there was "a little bit of a fatigue with the data" among both Times journalists and the general public, and...
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New York Times Publishes Names of People Who Died of COVID-19 on Entire Front Page

New York Times Publishes Names of People Who Died of COVID-19 on Entire Front Page

1 month ago   |   By Newsweek

The full front page of Sunday's edition of The New York Times will be filled entirely with the names of about 1,000 people who died as a result of the coronavirus in the United States.
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Stimulus money could pose dilemmas in nursing homes

Stimulus money could pose dilemmas in nursing homes

Nursing home residents are among the Americans getting $1,200 checks as part of the U.S. government's plan to revive the economy. But with many long-term care facilities under... Read more ...

We got an exclusive look at the pitch deck AI transport firm CitySwift used...

We got an exclusive look at the pitch deck AI transport firm CitySwift used to raise $2 million in seed funding

AI transport logistics firm CitySwift has raised more than $2 million in a funding round backed by Irelandia Investments and Ace Venture Capital. The Irish firm's transport... Read more ...

No Federal Mandates For Masks On Planes Or Empty Middle Seats

No Federal Mandates For Masks On Planes Or Empty Middle Seats

As some airlines try to sell every seat on every flight, the Trump administration urges them to leave some seats empty and wants passengers to wear masks, but neither will be... Read more ...

Trump threw an elaborate July 4th event while much of the US shied away from...

Trump threw an elaborate July 4th event while much of the US shied away from celebrations amid coronavirus fears

Americans shied away from typical Fourth of July festivities on Saturday amid rising coronavirus concerns, but the White House threw a large event celebrating Independence... Read more ...

BLM protesters march through Market Square as part of 'Civil Saturdays'

BLM protesters march through Market Square as part of 'Civil Saturdays'

This protest was part of a larger part of the movement, called "Civil Saturdays." Read more ...

Trump Signs Small Business Loan Program Extension

Trump Signs Small Business Loan Program Extension

The Paycheck Protection Program, enacted to help small businesses dealing with the coronavirus pandemic, had expired Tuesday. With Trump's signature Saturday, the new deadline... Read more ...

Artist giving out ‘free clean money' on silver platter in The Hamptons

Artist giving out ‘free clean money' on silver platter in The Hamptons

“That exhibit will be bankrupt in an hour - by unemployed folks from New York City," predicted one local. Read more ...

7 insights about getting rich buried inside Benjamin Franklin's 250-year-old...

7 insights about getting rich buried inside Benjamin Franklin's 250-year-old book on wealth

Over 250 years ago, Benjamin Franklin wrote an essay on money and success in "The Way to Wealth." The tips are written as proverbs but offer mindful advice around... Read more ...

Jean Shafiroff donates money saved on ballgowns to charity

Jean Shafiroff donates money saved on ballgowns to charity

Colorful socialite Jean Shafiroff is giving to charity in the most Upper West Side way - by donating the money that she's saved on new ballgowns during lockdown. Read more ...

An antifa hoax about a 'peaceful flag burning to resist police' riled up...

An antifa hoax about a 'peaceful flag burning to resist police' riled up right-wing groups in Gettysburg for no reason

A conspiracy over a potential flag burning and children getting their faces painted by Antifa, short for "anti-fascist," drew counter-protesters to the Gettysburg battlefield... Read more ...