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A Plea to Kanye West: Don't. Just Don't

1 hour ago   |   Real Clear Politics

Dean Obeidallah writes that even if Kanye West's tweet about running for the presidency is just a publicity stunt, it's a dangerous distraction in an America reeling under...
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Sunak Eyes $3.8 Billion of Green Spend to Fuel U.K. Recovery

2 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

The U.K. will pump 3 billion pounds into environmental projects as part of its plans to protect jobs in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.
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A Million Jobs Lost: A ‘Heart Attack' for the N.Y.C. Economy

2 hours ago   |   NY Times

While the national jobless rate has rebounded as many states started to reopen, New Yorkers continue to lose jobs and seek benefits.
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Texas claws back $32M in unemployment benefits after overpaying 46,000 people

2 hours ago   |   ABC

Incorrect filings and fraud can lead to overpayments, but the money must be paid back - even if it was the state's mistake.
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Europe Sees Deeper Slump With Fresh Warning on Uneven Virus Hit

3 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

Europe's economy will suffer more than previously estimated this year and take longer to recover because of a slow easing of coronavirus restrictions, according to the bloc's...
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AMERICA DISRUPTED: Troubles cleave a nation, and a city

6 hours ago   |   Star Tribune

It was difficult to celebrate America in Saginaw this year. The deadly coronavirus had torn through the county. Unemployment had surged five-fold. Weeks of protest over racial...
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Around 20 million renters could face eviction by the end of September because of the pandemic -with the impact falling heavily on Black and Hispanic renters

7 hours ago   |   Business Insider

As the federal moratorium on evictions nears its expiration, experts are worried there could be a homelessness crisis. Twenty percent of the 110 million Americans who live in...
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Vocal Opponents Of Federal Spending Took PPP Loans, Including Ayn Rand Institute, Grover Norquist Group

12 hours ago   |   Forbes

Norquist and Citizens Against Government Waste have both criticized the CARES Act, with Norquist saying the bill's unemployment program 'delays growth.'
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A guide for companies that want to fight the stigma around opioid addiction

13 hours ago   |   Fortune

While the entire globe has been focused on battling COVID-19, our nation's ongoing opioid crisis has not disappeared. In fact, it may be worsening. Early data from the Overdose...
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Coronavirus Q&A: Can I get unemployment benefits if I'm immuno-compromised?

Coronavirus Q&A: Can I get unemployment benefits if I'm immuno-compromised?

13 hours ago   |   WMUR

Richard Lavers, deputy commissioner of employment security, discusses whether someone who can't work because of immune-system concerns can get benefits.
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New rules: International students must leave US if classes go online

New rules: International students must leave US if classes go online

New federal guidelines say international students will be forced to leave the U.S. or transfer to another college if their schools offer classes entirely online this fall. Read more ...

Atlanta mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms says she's contracted COVID-19

Atlanta mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms says she's contracted COVID-19

"COVID-19 has literally hit home. I have had NO symptoms and have tested positive," she tweeted on Monday. Read more ...

NHL, players' union announce plan to resume play on Aug. 1

NHL, players' union announce plan to resume play on Aug. 1

The National Hockey League and NHL Players' Association announced a tentative agreement Monday to return to play this season and extend their collective bargaining agreement by... Read more ...

Adviser to Russian Space Agency chief arrested on suspicion of passing...

Adviser to Russian Space Agency chief arrested on suspicion of passing information to NATO intelligence

The adviser to the head of Russia's space agency, Roscosmos, was arrested on Tuesday on suspicion of treason. Formerly a journalist, Ivan Safronov was working at Roscosmos for... Read more ...

NFL superstar Patrick Mahomes lands biggest deal in sports history, report says

NFL superstar Patrick Mahomes lands biggest deal in sports history, report says

The report says Patrick Mahomes will become the highest-paid player not just in NFL history, but in sports history. Read more ...

A driver was killed after a fiery crash that split a car in two

A driver was killed after a fiery crash that split a car in two

Speed was likely a factor in the crash, police said. Read more ...

President Trump falsely accuses Bubba Wallace of 'hoax,' slams NASCAR over...

President Trump falsely accuses Bubba Wallace of 'hoax,' slams NASCAR over flag decision

President Donald Trump blasted NASCAR for banning the Confederate flag and wrongly accused the sport's only Black driver, Bubba Wallace, of perpetrating “a hoax.” Read more ...

Colin Kaepernick, ESPN team up for documentary series on his life

Colin Kaepernick, ESPN team up for documentary series on his life

The partnership will focus on telling scripted and unscripted stories that explore race, social injustice and the quest for equality. Read more ...

Woman charged with filing false report weeks after racist Central Park...

Woman charged with filing false report weeks after racist Central Park confrontation

Amy Cooper drew widespread condemnation for calling 911 to report she was being threatened by “an African-American man” when bird watcher Christian Cooper appeared to keep his... Read more ...

Red Sox to open shortened 2020 season July 24 at Fenway Park

Red Sox to open shortened 2020 season July 24 at Fenway Park

Major League Baseball is revealing each team's full slate Monday night, which has been shortened to 60 games due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more ...