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Free offices with a view: 4 lighthouses, courtesy of feds

1 minute ago   |   My Sanantonio

PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Dreading your eventual return to the office? The federal government is making available - for free - some waterfront workspaces with killer views that are...
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California counties await mask, social distancing guidance

31 minutes ago   |   ABC

It's not clear when and whether California might adopt new health guidelines after the federal government said fully vaccinated people can quit wearing face coverings and...
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Yes, you can earn more on unemployment instead of working. Here's the gap between average benefits and wages in every US state

Yes, you can earn more on unemployment instead of working. Here's the gap between average benefits and wages in every US state

31 minutes ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Summary List Placement As some business owners claim that enhanced unemployment insurance is making it impossible to hire workers , an Insider analysis reveals how benefits...
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April US retail spending hits new record but lands below estimates as stimulus fades

April US retail spending hits new record but lands below estimates as stimulus fades

31 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Americans' spending at retailers rose to a fresh record high last month as the stimulus bump faded and the country reopened further, although they did...
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False Fears Over Florida Sports Betting Constitutionality Created A Bigger Legal Problem: A Federally-Defective Gambling Compact

35 minutes ago   |   Forbes

Concerns over whether Florida's constitutional ban against casino gambling includes sports betting may have led state policymakers down a more legally risky path-approving a...
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Unemployment benefits are competitive with most states' average wages - and it could explain why Americans aren't rushing back to work

Unemployment benefits are competitive with most states' average wages - and it could explain why Americans aren't rushing back to work

49 minutes ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Summary List Placement The federal government significantly expanded unemployment benefits for much of the pandemic as millions of Americans lost their jobs amid lockdowns...
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Carole Baskin offers $5,000 reward for missing tiger in Houston

Carole Baskin offers $5,000 reward for missing tiger in Houston

1 hour ago   |   WGN TV

HOUSTON - Big Cat Rescue CEO Carole Baskin said Thursday she is offering a $5,000 reward for the recovery of a tiger found briefly wandering a Houston neighborhood over the...
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Plaintiffs in Under Armour shareholder lawsuit seek review in light of SEC settlement

1 hour ago   |   Baltimore Sun

Plaintiffs in a 4-year-old shareholder lawsuit against Under Armour are arguing that their class action case is bolstered by the company's settlement of federal regulators'...
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UN envoy asks Thai leader's aid in ending crisis in Myanmar

1 hour ago   |   Star Tribune

The United Nations' special envoy on Myanmar met with Thailand's prime minister on Friday as she continues efforts to end violence in Myanmar sparked by a military takeover in...
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Why The Fed Is Wrong About The Coming Inflation

1 hour ago   |   Forbes

The people at the Federal Reserve are smart, conscientious and well-intentioned. But in 2021, they are wrong about inflation.
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Minnesota House Approves Recreational Marijuana Bill, The First-Ever Vote Of...

Minnesota House Approves Recreational Marijuana Bill, The First-Ever Vote Of Its Kind In The State

ST. PAUL, MINN. - The Minnesota House on Thursday night approved a bill that would legalize recreational marijuana in the state, a historic vote for an effort some have been... Read more ...

Irish health system says it's targeted in ransomware attack

Irish health system says it's targeted in ransomware attack

LONDON - Ireland's health service shut down its IT systems on Friday after being targeted in what it called a “significant ransomware attack." The Health Service Executive said... Read more ...

Hoping for unity, GOP set to put Rep. Elise Stefanik in top House post

Hoping for unity, GOP set to put Rep. Elise Stefanik in top House post

Republicans are ready to vault New York Rep. Elise Stefanik into the ranks of the party's House leadership. Read more ...

Jill Biden quipped that she felt 'naked' without a face mask after the CDC...

Jill Biden quipped that she felt 'naked' without a face mask after the CDC dropped its mandate for vaccinated people

Summary List Placement Jill Biden joked that she felt "naked" not wearing a face mask after the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention dropped its mask mandate for fully... Read more ...

Harvard-bound student's college essay about losing mom goes viral on TikTok

Harvard-bound student's college essay about losing mom goes viral on TikTok

A Harvard-bound student's college essay about losing her mother has gone viral on TikTok. Read more ...

Indoor mask mandate remains in effect in Massachusetts despite CDC guidance

Indoor mask mandate remains in effect in Massachusetts despite CDC guidance

The Massachusetts indoor mask mandate remains in effect Friday as state officials evaluate new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines that say those fully... Read more ...

Zach Plesac loses no-no in 8th as Cleveland tops Seattle 4-2

Zach Plesac loses no-no in 8th as Cleveland tops Seattle 4-2

SEATTLE - Zach Plesac came within six outs of ending Cleveland's 40-year no-hitter drought, keeping the Seattle Mariners hitless into the eighth inning of the Indians' 4-2 win... Read more ...

How did Mariners' Jarred Kelenic, Logan Gilbert do in their MLB debuts?

How did Mariners' Jarred Kelenic, Logan Gilbert do in their MLB debuts?

Top Mariners prospects Jarred Kelenic and Logan Gilbert made their MLB debuts Thursday night against Cleveland. Here's how they fared in their first action. Read more ...

‘No comment': Biden declines to confirm reports that Colonial Pipeline paid...

‘No comment': Biden declines to confirm reports that Colonial Pipeline paid hackers $4mn+ in ransom to resolve gas supply crisis

US President Joe Biden refused to say whether he was aware Colonial Pipeline paid more than $4 million to hackers after a major cyber attack crippled the company's operations... Read more ...

CDC says fully vaccinated people do not need to wear masks in most indoor...

CDC says fully vaccinated people do not need to wear masks in most indoor settings

Metro infectious disease experts, businesses respond to the news Read more ...