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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

1 minute ago   |   Business Insider

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

15 minutes 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

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

33 minutes ago   |   Star Tribune

Dreading your eventual return to the office? The federal government is making available - for free - some waterfront workspaces with killer views that are sure to entice. But...
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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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India administers first dose of Russian-made Covid-19 vaccine Sputnik V as country battles with more than 300,000 daily new cases

India administers first dose of Russian-made Covid-19 vaccine Sputnik V as country battles with more than 300,000 daily new cases

1 hour ago   |   RT

With masses of new Covid-19 cases daily, stricken India is in desperate need of a route out of the crisis. On Friday, there was good news as the country inoculated its first...
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SpaceX's Starship rocket is set to splash-land into the ocean near Hawaii in its first flight around the Earth, FCC filings show

SpaceX's Starship rocket is set to splash-land into the ocean near Hawaii in its first flight around the Earth, FCC filings show

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement SpaceX is planning for its first Starship rocket orbital test flight to launch from Texas and splash down off the coast of Hawaii, according to the...
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Will Boeing's troubled 737 MAX ever get off the ground? RT's Boom Bust finds out

Will Boeing's troubled 737 MAX ever get off the ground? RT's Boom Bust finds out

2 hours ago   |   RT

The Boeing 737 MAX is set to return to the skies, one month after an electrical issue forced the company to ground around 100 planes. The US federal regulators confirmed their...
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Federal officials seek better rules about schools' indoor air quality

2 hours ago   |   NBC News

"Significant questions remain regarding effectiveness and the potential impacts on human health," air quality experts wrote about the equipment schools are buying.
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Labor shortage spurs a rush to get Americans back to work

Labor shortage spurs a rush to get Americans back to work

2 hours ago   |   Politico

Federal and state officials, who spent the last year trying to keep Americans safe in their homes during the pandemic, are suddenly grappling with the opposite problem: how to...
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Walmart, Target, and Starbucks are keeping mask mandates despite the CDC...

Walmart, Target, and Starbucks are keeping mask mandates despite the CDC relaxing guidance for vaccinated people. Here's how stores are responding to the new guidelines

Summary List Placement The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday relaxed guidance for mask-wearing in indoor and outdoor spaces for fully vaccinated people... 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 ...

Cleveland's Zach Plesac loses no-hit bid vs. Seattle in 8th

Cleveland's Zach Plesac loses no-hit bid vs. Seattle in 8th

SEATTLE - Cleveland's Zach Plesac lost his no-hit bid with no outs in the eighth inning when Seattle's J.P. Crawford lined a clean single to center Thursday night 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 ...

Louisville businesses react to CDC update involving fully vaccinated people

Louisville businesses react to CDC update involving fully vaccinated people

Businesses react after the CDC eased mask wearing guidance on Thursday for fully vaccinated people, allowing them to safely stop wearing masks inside in most places. Read more ...

Ohio woman hit in face with 10-pound ‘log of prepackaged meat' during fight...

Ohio woman hit in face with 10-pound ‘log of prepackaged meat' during fight at Walmart

An Ohio woman was arrested on Tuesday after hitting another woman in the face with a 10-pound log of prepackaged meat at Walmart. Police say officers were dispatched to the... Read more ...

Woman 'hoarding fuel' catches fire after crash during attempted traffic stop...

Woman 'hoarding fuel' catches fire after crash during attempted traffic stop in South Carolina

PICKENS COUNTY, S.C. - A woman, who deputies say was hoarding fuel in her trunk, caught on fire after a crash in Pickens County. A Pickens County Sheriff's Office deputy saw a... Read more ...