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Where $521 Billion in U.S. Small-Business Aid Went

3 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

The Paycheck Protection Program has distributed $521 billion in loans to more than 4.8 million small businesses.
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New data shows lawmakers secured millions in small business aid

New data shows lawmakers secured millions in small business aid

5 hours ago   |   Politico

At least nine lawmakers and three congressional caucuses have ties to organizations that took millions of dollars in aid from a small business loans program that was designed...
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National Guard To Deploy In Atlanta, Gov. Declares State Of Emergency After 31 People Shot Over Weekend

7 hours ago   |   Forbes   |   5 articles

A thousand troops will be fielded to protect state buildings, the governor's mansion and Georgia World Congress Center.
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Q&A: The nuts and bolts of the Paycheck Protection Program

12 hours ago   |   Star Tribune

Small businesses can still get help from the government's coronavirus relief plan after Congress extended the Paycheck Protection Program until Aug. 8.
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Supreme Court upholds 30-year-old cell phone robocall ban

13 hours ago   |   Fortune   |   2 articles

The Supreme Court on Monday upheld a 1991 law that bars robocalls to cellphones. The case, argued by telephone in May because of the coronavirus pandemic , only arose after...
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Congress departs for two-week recess without addressing coronavirus spikes, economic strains

18 hours ago   |   The Washington Post

The House and Senate adjourn when coronavirus cases are spiking in numerous states. They will face a number of crucial decisions when they return, but there appears to be no...
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Trump's Medicare chief has a big decision to make over whether doctors should be paid for phone calls and video visits. Here are the 3 biggest concerns she's weighing over the future of healthcare

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

Seema Verma, who oversees the Medicare and Medicaid programs for the Trump administration, has a lot of decisions ahead on how often patients will be able to use phone and...
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It's not just about Washington-racist team mascots persist all over the country

2 days ago   |   Fortune

Our mission to help you navigate the new normal is fueled by subscribers. To enjoy unlimited access to our journalism, subscribe today . Activists and allies have long called...
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Many of the Founding Fathers were incredibly wealthy. Here's a look at some of their fortunes

2 days ago   |   Business Insider

Business Insider decided to look at how some of the Founding Fathers made their wealth for Independence Day. George Washington, who was the wealthiest president before...
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Critics Fear Amtrak Is Using Pandemic to Cut Service That Won't Return

3 days ago   |   NY Times

Members of Congress are angry that the rail agency is asking for more money while planning to lay off staff and reduce services. Smaller communities that rely on rail service...
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Uber Gobbles Up Postmates In $2.65 Billion Bet On Food Delivery

Uber Gobbles Up Postmates In $2.65 Billion Bet On Food Delivery

The deal is a sign of how the coronavirus pandemic has turned Uber's business model upside down, with customers shunning ride-hailing and flocking to delivery services. (Image... Read more ...

Young boy needs 2nd surgery to correct rare skull condition

Young boy needs 2nd surgery to correct rare skull condition

The family is raising money for the operation, which costs $50,000. Read more ...

We compiled every known flight made by Jeffrey Epstein's fleet of private...

We compiled every known flight made by Jeffrey Epstein's fleet of private planes. Search them all for the first time

Business Insider has compiled a dataset of every known flight made by Jeffrey Epstein's private jets. The late sex offender owned a Gulfstream IV, a Gulfstream GV-SP and a... Read more ...

Family raising money to pay for 2nd surgery to correct boy's rare skull...

Family raising money to pay for 2nd surgery to correct boy's rare skull condition

They need to pay $50,000 for the operation. Read more ...

Fox News says it 'mistakenly' edited Trump out of a photo with Jeffrey...

Fox News says it 'mistakenly' edited Trump out of a photo with Jeffrey Epstein and Ghislaine Maxwell

President Donald Trump was "mistakenly" cropped out of a photo featuring then Melania Knauss, Jeffrey Epstein, and Ghislaine Maxwell, Fox News said on Monday. The network... Read more ...

Calls for Whole Foods boycott grow after employees wearing BLM masks sent home

Calls for Whole Foods boycott grow after employees wearing BLM masks sent home

Critics are calling on Whole Foods Market to change its policy banning workers from wearing Black Lives Matter masks while on the job, saying there should be “no place safe for... Read more ...

Here's how much more you'll save in a high-yield savings account versus a...

Here's how much more you'll save in a high-yield savings account versus a checking account

If you're saving money over a long period of time, you probably want to use a high-yield savings account rather than a checking account. High-yield savings accounts pay out a... Read more ...

Uber Reportedly Agrees To Buy Postmates In $2.65 Billion All-Stock Deal

Uber Reportedly Agrees To Buy Postmates In $2.65 Billion All-Stock Deal

The deal has been approved by Uber's board, Bloomberg reported, and could be announced as soon as Monday. Read more ...

Uber confirms $2.7 billion Postmates acquisition

Uber confirms $2.7 billion Postmates acquisition

Uber has confirmed that it's buying on-demand delivery rival Postmates, consolidating the fiercely competitive U.S. food delivery market. Read more ...

Inside the lavish lives of the billionaire family behind Boohoo, the...

Inside the lavish lives of the billionaire family behind Boohoo, the fast-fashion giant called out in an investigation into workers being paid just $4 an hour at suppliers' factories

Boohoo is the UK's fast-growing fast-fashion retailer that was set up in 2006 by Mahmud Kamani and his business partner Carol Kane and is now valued at more than $4.3 billion... Read more ...