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Congress returns facing government shutdown deadline, calls for stimulus amid coronavirus surge

1 month ago   |   By CNBC

Congress faces a Dec. 11 deadline to avoid a government shutdown, and has to decide whether to pass another coronavirus stimulus bill.
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The House will transmit the article of impeachment charging Trump with...

The House will transmit the article of impeachment charging Trump with incitement to the US Senate on Monday

Summary List Placement The House will transmit the article of impeachment charging former President Donald Trump with incitement of an insurrection on the US Capitol to the US... Read more ...

The National Guard is reportedly planning to ask troops to remain deployed...

The National Guard is reportedly planning to ask troops to remain deployed at the Capitol until mid-March

Summary List Placement The National Guard is planning to ask up to 7,000 troops deployed to Capitol Hill to volunteer to stay until March 12, according to Military.com . An... Read more ...

New York lost 1 million jobs in 2020 due to COVID-19

New York lost 1 million jobs in 2020 due to COVID-19

Here's why New Yorkers need to get a whole lot more coronavirus vaccine: the economy is in the tank. New York State shed 1 million jobs during the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020... Read more ...

Logitech fizzles despite revealing 85% sales growth in latest earnings

Logitech fizzles despite revealing 85% sales growth in latest earnings

Summary List Placement Logitech stock traded down on Friday despite a strong earnings report for the holiday quarter. The Swiss-American manufacturer of computer peripherals... Read more ...

Elon Musk says he'll throw $100 million into carbon capture tech. VCs...

Elon Musk says he'll throw $100 million into carbon capture tech. VCs including Vinod Khosla told us these 4 startups are leading the way

Summary List Placement By way of a simple 11-word tweet , Tesla chief Elon Musk said Thursday he's donating $100 million to develop a prize for the "best" carbon-capture... Read more ...

Biden just signed an executive order that mandates mask-wearing while flying...

Biden just signed an executive order that mandates mask-wearing while flying and utilizing most forms of mass transit

Summary List Placement President Joe Biden on Thursday signed an executive order mandating mask-wearing on most forms of domestic travel in the first act of federal... Read more ...

Evan Spiegel and Miranda Kerr reportedly dropped $30 million on a mansion in...

Evan Spiegel and Miranda Kerr reportedly dropped $30 million on a mansion in Paris

Summary List Placement Snap CEO Evan Spiegel and his wife, the model Miranda Kerr, dropped $30 million on a mansion in Paris, according to The New York Post's Mary K... Read more ...

President Joe Biden plans to sign executive orders boosting workers' rights...

President Joe Biden plans to sign executive orders boosting workers' rights and pushing for a $15 minimum wage for federal staff

Summary List Placement President Joe Biden has planned a series of actions aimed at raising the minimum wage for federal staff to $15 and boosting workers' rights, Brian Deese... Read more ...

Pfizer and BioNTech will reportedly supply COVID-19 shots to COVAX, the...

Pfizer and BioNTech will reportedly supply COVID-19 shots to COVAX, the WHO's vaccine scheme for poorer countries, following Biden's commitment to the program

Summary List Placement Pfizer and BioNTech will supply COVID-19 vaccines to COVAX, the World Health Organization scheme designed to share doses with poorer countries, two... Read more ...

Inside Joe Biden's Agenda for His First 100 Days

Inside Joe Biden's Agenda for His First 100 Days

When Franklin Delano Roosevelt was sworn in as President on March 4, 1933, a quarter of Americans were unemployed and multitudes were living in shanty-towns. By the end of his... Read more ...