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More Americans Pay Rent On Credit Cards As Lawmakers Fail To Pass Relief Bill

More Americans Pay Rent On Credit Cards As Lawmakers Fail To Pass Relief Bill

5 minutes ago   |   NPR

Many Americans who've lost income in the pandemic are falling deeper into debt - forced to pay bills or even their rent on credit cards. It's a sign of trouble ahead for the...
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IMF: Greek debt sustainable despite pandemic-linked spike

29 minutes ago   |   ABC News

The International Monetary Fund says Greece's huge public debt remains sustainable in the medium term despite “unprecedented uncertainty” to all sectors of the economy due to...
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Joe Biden's Economic Advisers Want a Second Stimulus, Fast. Here's What They've Said

49 minutes ago   |   Newsweek

"While the pandemic is still seriously affecting the economy we need to continue extraordinary fiscal support," said Janet Yellen, Biden's pick for Treasury Secretary.
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Emissions growth slower than worst-case projections

1 hour ago   |   Science Daily

New research reveals that emissions are not growing as fast as the UN's Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change's assessments have indicated - and that the IPCC is not using...
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Cereal, olive and vine pollen reveal market integration in Ancient Greece

2 hours ago   |   Science Daily

By analyzing sediment cores taken from six sites in southern Greece, an international team of researchers identified trends in cereal, olive, and vine pollen indicating...
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Area burned by severe fire increased 8-fold in western US over past four decades

2 hours ago   |   Science Daily

The number of wildfires and the amount of land they consume in the western US has substantially increased since the 1980s, a trend often attributed to ongoing climate change...
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Bitcoin surges to all-time high as it nears $20,000

Bitcoin surges to all-time high as it nears $20,000

2 hours ago   |   New York Post   |   2 articles

The price of Bitcoin hit a new all-time high on Monday as investors increasingly scoop up risky assets amid the topsy-turvy pandemic economy. The controversial cryptocurrency's...
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US pending home sales fall for 2nd month as high prices cut into housing-market rally

US pending home sales fall for 2nd month as high prices cut into housing-market rally

2 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement The National Association of Realtors' index of pending US home sales fell 1.1% to 128.9 in October, according to data published Monday. Economists...
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Cheap stocks just had their best month ever. A Wall Street expert breaks down why their outperformance is bound to continue over the next 4-5 years - and listed 2 bargain stocks to buy to capitalize on the trend

Cheap stocks just had their best month ever. A Wall Street expert breaks down why their outperformance is bound to continue over the next 4-5 years - and listed 2 bargain stocks to buy to capitalize on the trend

2 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Value stocks have had a rough 13 years or so. But if November has been any indicator, the bargain-stock dry spell may be over. Sparked by the discoveries...
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Saratoga Springs delays pension contribution to save jobs

2 hours ago   |   Times Union

SARATOGA SPRINGS - Dozens of city jobs have been saved, thanks to a plan to defer the city's $5 million payment into state's retirement fund from December to February. Finance...
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Arizona certifies President-elect Biden's victory over President Trump

Arizona certifies President-elect Biden's victory over President Trump

Biden won Arizona by 0.3% of the nearly 3.4 million ballots cast, a margin of just under 10,500 votes. He's the second Democrat in 70 years to win the state. Read more ...

Sunday was the busiest day for US air travel since the pandemic began

Sunday was the busiest day for US air travel since the pandemic began

More people passed through U.S. airport security checkpoints on Sunday than on any other single day since the coronavirus pandemic cratered air travel, according to the... Read more ...

'Incredible outcome': Missing boater is found clinging to his capsized boat...

'Incredible outcome': Missing boater is found clinging to his capsized boat off Florida's east coast

A boater missing off the east coast of Florida was found alive Sunday, clinging to his capsized boat about 86 miles from shore. Read more ...

'America the Beautiful' is White House theme for Christmas

'America the Beautiful' is White House theme for Christmas

First Lady Melania Trump says the theme pays tribute to the “majesty" of the United States. Read more ...

President-elect Biden unveils inaugural committee

President-elect Biden unveils inaugural committee

President-elect Joe Biden is unveiling the committee that will lead arrangements for his Jan. 20 inauguration. Read more ...

Trump White House unveils final holiday decorations

Trump White House unveils final holiday decorations

“America the Beautiful” is this year's Christmas theme at the White House. Melania Trump says it pays tribute to and showcases the “majesty" of the United States. Volunteers... Read more ...

Beware of COVID-19 scams as vaccine approaches FDA approval

Beware of COVID-19 scams as vaccine approaches FDA approval

The coronavirus vaccine inching toward approval in the U.S. is desperately anticipated by Americans longing for a path back to normal life. But criminals are waiting, too. Read more ...

Congress returns with virus aid, federal funding unresolved

Congress returns with virus aid, federal funding unresolved

After months of shadowboxing amid a tense and volatile campaign, Capitol Hill's main players are returning for one final, perhaps futile, attempt at deal-making on a... Read more ...

Arizona certifies Biden winner of 2020 election despite Trump challenges

Arizona certifies Biden winner of 2020 election despite Trump challenges

Arizona's state government has certified Democrat Joe Biden as the winner of the 2020 presidential election, opening the door for further legal challenges by the Trump... Read more ...

Moderna to apply today for FDA authorization for its COVID-19 vaccine

Moderna to apply today for FDA authorization for its COVID-19 vaccine

The company will ask the FDA to review an expanded data set showing the vaccine is 94.1% effective at preventing COVID-19 and 100% effective at preventing severe cases of the... Read more ...