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With Pandemic Keeping Them Apart, Runners Embrace Virtual Races

3 days ago   |   NY Times

Marathons and meets are canceled, so runners are using tech to stay connected and compete.
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The Fed reveals which companies make its corporate-bonds shopping list

12 days ago   |   Fortune

The Federal Reserve on Sunday released a list of roughly 750 companies, including Apple , Walmart and ExxonMobil, whose corporate bonds it will purchase in the coming months in...
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Shout! Factory Hosting ‘Danger 5' Twitch Marathon With Series Creators

22 days ago   |   Forbes

The marathon kicks off Saturday, June 27.
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5 steps every company must take if they truly want to create a more inclusive and diverse team

5 steps every company must take if they truly want to create a more inclusive and diverse team

22 days ago   |   Business Insider

Bradley Akubuiro is the senior director of global media relations for The Boeing Company, and Dr. George Korn is an advisor to civil rights leader Reverend Jesse Jackson...
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The best cheap running shoes

The best cheap running shoes

24 days ago   |   Business Insider

You don't need to break the bank to find a reliable pair of running shoes - so long as you know what to shop for. Some of the best athletic brands like New Balance, Hoka One...
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103-year-old Belgian walking marathon to raise funds for coronavirus research

103-year-old Belgian walking marathon to raise funds for coronavirus research

1 month ago   |   New York Post

ROTSELAAR, Belgium - A 103-year-old Belgian doctor is walking a marathon around his garden in daily stages to raise money for research into the new coronavirus, inspired by a...
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BP to cut 10,000 jobs as the coronavirus pandemic continues to squeeze Big Oil

1 month ago   |   Fortune   |   4 articles

BP Plc plans to cut 10,000 jobs as the coronavirus pandemic accelerates the company's move to slim down for the energy transition. The public health crisis has hit company...
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65 marathons, 1 treadmill, 0 days off: How a Navy fitness trainer took on a world record during lockdown in Italy

65 marathons, 1 treadmill, 0 days off: How a Navy fitness trainer took on a world record during lockdown in Italy

1 month ago   |   Business Insider

When Italy went into lockdown in early March to slow the spread of the coronavirus, residents across the country were stuck at home. Being cooped up at home might seem like a...
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Boy with cerebral palsy and autism completes marathon on walker

Boy with cerebral palsy and autism completes marathon on walker

1 month ago   |   New York Post   |   14 articles

"It makes me feel really happy. I'm chuffed to bits to raise loads of money."
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Coronavirus claims life of American Red Cross's Donna M. Morrisey, former Boston Archdiocese spokeswoman

1 month ago   |   Boston Herald

Donna M. Morrissey, who served as spokeswoman for the Boston Archdiocese at the height of the clergy sex abuse scandal and later for the Red Cross, died on Friday from...
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Good grievance: Steelers linebacker Bud Dupree wants more money added to his...

Good grievance: Steelers linebacker Bud Dupree wants more money added to his franchise tag

Dupree, who signed his franchise tender earlier this spring, is filing a grievance with the NFLPA to be paid as a defensive end.  Read more ...

The CEO of an Apollo-backed energy company may face charges for pulling a...

The CEO of an Apollo-backed energy company may face charges for pulling a gun on a Mexican American couple that took a wrong turn near his Colorado home

A senior executive at a Colorado company backed by Apollo Global Management may face charges over pulling a gun on a Mexican American couple that took a wrong turn onto his... Read more ...

Goya Foods faces boycott threats after CEO say the US is 'truly blessed' to...

Goya Foods faces boycott threats after CEO say the US is 'truly blessed' to have Trump as president

Goya Foods CEO Robert Unanue said on Thursday that the US is "truly blessed" to have President Trump as a leader. Unanue's comments sparked backlash from the left, with many... Read more ...

FedEx reportedly threatens to remove signage from the Washington Redskins'...

FedEx reportedly threatens to remove signage from the Washington Redskins' home stadium unless the team changes its name

FedEx issued a one-sentence statement on July 2 urging the Washington Redskins to change their name. The Washington Post reported Friday that the company also sent a letter to... Read more ...

An NYU pathologist says blood clots were found in 'almost every organ' of...

An NYU pathologist says blood clots were found in 'almost every organ' of coronavirus patients' autopsies

Autopsy studies are helping doctors understand how the coronavirus attacks the body. A new study published last month showed blood clots were present in "almost every organ... Read more ...

Biden campaigns in Pennsylvania, pledges New Deal-like economic agenda to...

Biden campaigns in Pennsylvania, pledges New Deal-like economic agenda to counter Trump

During a Pennsylvania campaign speech Thursday, Joe Biden presented details of a comprehensive agenda that he touted as the most aggressive government investment in the U.S... Read more ...

Not a ‘racist' plan anymore? Democrats rejoice over Biden's $700bn ‘Buy...

Not a ‘racist' plan anymore? Democrats rejoice over Biden's $700bn ‘Buy American' promise

Joe Biden unveiled a $700 billion 'Buy American' initiative, drawing praise from both liberals and conservatives on social media, but some noted that similar plans by the Trump... Read more ...

PC shipments grew 3-11% in Q2 2020 despite coronavirus

PC shipments grew 3-11% in Q2 2020 despite coronavirus

PC shipments in Q2 2020 grew, according to Gartner and IDC. In fact, Gartner estimates PC shipments were up 2.8% and IDC estimates they were up 11.2%. Read more ...

Female US Army soldier makes history by becoming the first woman to become a...

Female US Army soldier makes history by becoming the first woman to become a Green Beret

A female soldier became the US Army's first female Green Beret on Thursday. The National Guard soldier graduated, earned her Special Forces Tab, and earned her Green Beret... Read more ...

Sony invests $250 million in Fortnite maker Epic Games

Sony invests $250 million in Fortnite maker Epic Games

Sony has invested $250 million for a minority stake in Fortnite maker Epic Games, the companies announced today. With the new money, Epic Games has raised $1.83 billion to... Read more ...