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COVID-19 cases in the US near 50,000 a day - the highest since May as CDC reportedly considers stricter mask rules

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The US has reported an average of nearly 50,000 COVID-19 cases each day this week. Paul Chinn/The San Francisco Chronicle via Getty Images Over the past week, the US reported...
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The Most Influential Spreader of Coronavirus Misinformation Online

51 minutes ago   |   NY Times

Researchers and regulators say Joseph Mercola, an osteopathic physician, creates and profits from misleading claims about Covid-19. “I have every right to inform the public,”...
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The week the Delta variant threatened the economy

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The Delta variant of the coronavirus is putting the unvaccinated at risk. Irfan Khan/Getty Images The highly contagious Delta variant of the coronavirus now makes up the...
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It's been 12 years since Congress last raised the minimum wage. As a McDonald's worker who makes just $10 an hour, I'm getting sick of Congress delaying another much-needed raise

It's been 12 years since Congress last raised the minimum wage. As a McDonald's worker who makes just $10 an hour, I'm getting sick of Congress delaying another much-needed raise

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Summary List Placement For millions of workers across the country, it's been 12 years without a raise in the minimum wage. 12 years is a long time. In the past 12 years, we've...
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I never thought I would spend $750 on a bike trailer, but the safety and versatility of Burley's high-end buggy make me glad I did

2 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Dominick Reuter/Insider Burley is an Oregon-based designer of some of the most popular bike accessories in the world. The company's iconic kids' trailer, the Bee, starts at...
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Jeremy Grantham's GMO says stocks are overvalued by every metric, but there are 3 strategies investors can use to weather a crash

2 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Jeremy Grantham cofounded the asset management firm GMO. Boston Globe/Getty Images Stocks worldwide are expensive and US stock valuations are at concerning levels, Jeremy...
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A fully vaccinated mom caught COVID-19 after her kids went to summer camp: 'Our kids are Trojan-horsing us'

2 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Hilary Young with her two daughters, who got sick after attending a summer camp. Young and her 6-year-old both tested positive for COVID-19. Courtesy of Hilary Young A fully...
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Crypto-based ‘shadow financial market' spooks regulators

Crypto-based ‘shadow financial market' spooks regulators

3 hours ago   |   Politico

New financial services built on cryptocurrency are offering consumers the ability to borrow and trade billions of dollars without the oversight of bankers or their regulators...
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Today's mortgage and refinance rates: July 24, 2021

3 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky Mortgage rates have shifted since last week and month - some rates are a little lower, while others are a little higher. Overall, it's a good...
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For Older Adults, Home Care Has Become Harder to Find

3 hours ago   |   NY Times

Staffing shortages have long plagued the home care industry. But the pandemic has intensified the problem.
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Crypto-based ‘shadow financial market' spooks regulators

Crypto-based ‘shadow financial market' spooks regulators

New financial services built on cryptocurrency are offering consumers the ability to borrow and trade billions of dollars without the oversight of bankers or their regulators... Read more ...

Today's mortgage and refinance rates: July 24, 2021

Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky Mortgage rates have shifted since last week and month - some rates are a little lower, while others are a little higher. Overall, it's a good... Read more ...

From Tuk Tuk races in Thailand to snowboarding in Iceland, a CEO who plans...

A group of employees pictured in Gstaad, Switzerland. Sean Hoff, Moniker Many companies are sticking to remote work even as the world emerges from the COVID-19 crisis. For... Read more ...

Videos of bar lines wrapping around the block are going viral. We asked 5...

People attend the "Ricky Powell: The Individualist" after party at Le Bain At The Standard on June 14, 2021 in New York City. Noam Galai/Getty Images As NYC bars reopened this... Read more ...

A former deputy secretary of the Treasury thinks fiscal policy can be...

Amazon said in June 202 that its carbon footprint rose 15% over the previous year, even as it launched initiatives to reduce its harm on the environment. Associated Press Paul... Read more ...

For Older Adults, Home Care Has Become Harder to Find

Staffing shortages have long plagued the home care industry. But the pandemic has intensified the problem. Read more ...

At JFK, Covid-19 Story Told By Gold And Diamonds, Switzerland And India

Gold and Switzerland are a metaphor for a nation unnerved by a fast-moving and deadly virus. Diamonds and India are a metaphor for people looking to reclaim their lives, buoyed... Read more ...

Formula 1 Champion Nico Rosberg: Governments Must Do More For Electric Vehicles

Formula 1 champion Nico Rosberg explains how sustainable racing can raise environmental awareness but governments still need to do more to promote the rollout of electric vehicles. Read more ...

This is 996 culture, a grueling 72-hour work week popular in China that's...

Alibaba, a Chinese e-commerce giant, is one of many companies criticized for its grueling work culture. Thomas Peter/Reuters The 996 schedule compels employees to work from 9... Read more ...

Influencer marketing stats: How creators have impacted businesses in 2021

Nearly 68% of US marketers from companies with 100 or more employees will use influencer marketing in 2021. And influencer and other paid content will represent 20% of US... Read more ...