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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

30 days ago   |   By Business Insider

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 - but many retailers and restaurants aren't ready to welcome maskless customers.
Walmart, Target, and Starbucks are among those who are still making masks mandatory for shoppers and workers in their stores, they said Thursday. Other retailers are still on the fence.
Find out where you will and will not have to wear a mask, if you've been fully vaccinated, now the rules have changed: Target
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Jill Biden quipped that she felt 'naked' without a face mask after the CDC dropped its mandate for vaccinated people

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

30 days ago   |   By Business Insider

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 vaccinated people .
Biden was visiting a vaccine clinic at a high school in West Virginia on Thursday, the same day the CDC announced that people who have been fully vaccinated can take off their masks indoors and outdoors, in most settings .
Biden told reporters: "We feel naked!" before pausing and adding "I didn't mean it that way," according to The New York Times , DailyMail.com , and the Financial Times .
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A top exec at 'green' crypto firm Chia says today's volatility is just like...

A top exec at 'green' crypto firm Chia says today's volatility is just like the wild price swings in dot-com stocks in the 90s - and that both further turbulence and regulation will ultimately help the market

Summary List Placement This year's extreme volatility in the cryptocurrency market has troubled regulators and given big investors pause for thought. But it doesn't faze Gene... Read more ...

'Great Lake Jumper' plunges into Lake Michigan for 365th straight day

'Great Lake Jumper' plunges into Lake Michigan for 365th straight day

CHICAGO - For 365 days in a row during the COVID-19 pandemic, Dan O'Conor made his way down to Montrose Harbor to dive into Lake Michigan. Even in the depths of winter, O'Conor... Read more ...

French President Emmanuel Macron says 'America is back' after Biden's first...

French President Emmanuel Macron says 'America is back' after Biden's first few months in office

Summary List Placement French President Emmanuel Macron on Saturday signaled his confidence in the United States as an ally with President Joe Biden at the nation's head. When... Read more ...

G7 members will spend 'hundreds of billions' on infrastructure to rival...

G7 members will spend 'hundreds of billions' on infrastructure to rival China's Belt and Road initiative, according to a US official. China says G7 proposals are doomed to fail

Summary List Placement President Joe Biden and the G7 member states on Saturday planned to announce a multibillion-dollar initiative to build infrastructure overseas, a direct... Read more ...

Putin says Trump is an 'extraordinary' and 'talented individual' who is an...

Putin says Trump is an 'extraordinary' and 'talented individual' who is an outsider to the US political establishment, unlike 'career man' Biden

Summary List Placement Russian President Vladimir Putin heaped praise on former President Trump in an exclusive interview with NBC News on Friday. "Well even now, I believe... Read more ...

Photos show Joe Biden meeting Queen Elizabeth for the first time as president

Photos show Joe Biden meeting Queen Elizabeth for the first time as president

Summary List Placement President Joe Biden and Queen Elizabeth II met in England on Friday at an event for world leaders attending the Group of Seven summit in Cornwall this... Read more ...

Biden To Return Diverted Border Wall Money, Spend Down Rest

Biden To Return Diverted Border Wall Money, Spend Down Rest

The president plans to return more than $2 billion that the Trump administration diverted from the Pentagon to pay for a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border. Read more ...

A Chicago police officer broke into the Capitol in January and bragged in a...

A Chicago police officer broke into the Capitol in January and bragged in a text that he "knocked out a commie," new court filings show

Summary List Placement A Chicago police officer was arrested on Friday on suspicion of breaking into the US Capitol on January 6 among a mob of pro-Trump supporters, according... Read more ...

Michael Cohen says DOJ acted like 'mafia' under the 'corrupt arm of the...

Michael Cohen says DOJ acted like 'mafia' under the 'corrupt arm of the Trump administration' after the revelation it secretly obtained data from Democratic lawmakers

Summary List Placement The revelation that the US Department of Justice obtained records for at least two Democratic lawmakers - and critics of former President Donald Trump... Read more ...

Famed 'Doge' meme NFT sells for record-breaking $4 million at auction

Famed 'Doge' meme NFT sells for record-breaking $4 million at auction

Summary List Placement The iconic "Doge" meme smashed the record for the most expensive meme nonfungible token , selling at auction on Friday for more than $4 million. The sale... Read more ...