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Joe Biden's Economic Advisers Want a Second Stimulus, Fast. Here's What They've Said

3 minutes ago   |   Newsweek

"While the pandemic is still seriously affecting the economy we need to continue extraordinary fiscal support," said Janet Yellen, Biden's pick for Treasury Secretary.
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Giving Tuesday: Contrary To Popular Belief, Black Folks Have Been Philanthropists ‘Since The Beginning Of Time'

1 hour ago   |   News One

UPDATED: 12:45 p.m. ET, Nov. 30, 2020 - Original story: Nov. 27, 2018: African Americans - despite finding themselves at the bottom rung of the nation's economic ladder - are...
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Middle East Looks To Covid-19 Vaccines For Economic Relief, But Recovery May Still Be Slow

2 hours ago   |   Forbes

Promising results from a trio of Covid-19 vaccine trials has sparked optimism a global recovery could be in sight, but Middle East governments have placed few pre-orders
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Biden's economic team takes shape and it is full of firsts

2 hours ago   |   Al Jazeera

Biden is making good on his diversity pledge, tapping women and minorities for senior US economic roles.
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Biden's Economic Picks Suggest Focus on Workers and Income Equality

2 hours ago   |   NY Times

In the White House and elsewhere, the president-elect's selections are heavy on labor economists and champions of organized labor.
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Merkel warns economic consequences of Covid pandemic could last years

Merkel warns economic consequences of Covid pandemic could last years

3 hours ago   |   RT

German Chancellor Angela Merkel told reporters on Monday that she fears the economic consequences of the coronavirus pandemic will reverberate for years to come. Merkel praised...
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Biden to nominate Yellen, highlights diversity on his economic team

3 hours ago   |   Chicago Tribune

President-elect Joe Biden has placed a premium on diversity in his selection of Cabinet nominees and key advisers, and is looking to notch at least a few firsts with his...
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President-Elect Biden Names Core Members Of His Economic Team

President-Elect Biden Names Core Members Of His Economic Team

3 hours ago   |   NPR

Among the names: Cecilia Rouse is nominated as chair of the Council of Economic Advisers. If confirmed, she'll be the first Black woman, and just the fourth woman overall, to...
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Marijuana delivery regs get green light from cannabis commission

3 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

State regulators gave final approval Monday morning to new regulations that will reshape the legal marijuana industry to include home delivery with an initial period of...
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Builders Bid To Ease Workforce Woe, Tapping Tiny Houses And Big Data

3 hours ago   |   Forbes

The math of residential construction's skilled human workforce-especially when building new homes stands as one of the few true beacons of economic clout in a pandemic market...
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Sunday was the busiest day for US air travel since the pandemic began

Sunday was the busiest day for US air travel since the pandemic began

More people passed through U.S. airport security checkpoints on Sunday than on any other single day since the coronavirus pandemic cratered air travel, according to the... Read more ...

'Incredible outcome': Missing boater is found clinging to his capsized boat...

'Incredible outcome': Missing boater is found clinging to his capsized boat off Florida's east coast

A boater missing off the east coast of Florida was found alive Sunday, clinging to his capsized boat about 86 miles from shore. Read more ...

'America the Beautiful' is White House theme for Christmas

'America the Beautiful' is White House theme for Christmas

First Lady Melania Trump says the theme pays tribute to the “majesty" of the United States. Read more ...

President-elect Biden unveils inaugural committee

President-elect Biden unveils inaugural committee

President-elect Joe Biden is unveiling the committee that will lead arrangements for his Jan. 20 inauguration. Read more ...

Moderna to ask FDA for emergency clearance of COVID-19 vaccine

Moderna to ask FDA for emergency clearance of COVID-19 vaccine

Moderna said it will ask the feds to clear its experimental coronavirus vaccine for emergency use on Monday, adding to hopes that two inoculations could be available by the end... Read more ...

Melania Trump unveils White House Christmas decorations

Melania Trump unveils White House Christmas decorations

First Lady Melania Trump has decked the halls for the holiday season. Trump unveiled the theme of this year's White House Christmas decorations: ‘America the Beautiful,' chosen... Read more ...

Arizona certifies President-elect Biden's victory over President Trump

Arizona certifies President-elect Biden's victory over President Trump

Biden won Arizona by 0.3% of the nearly 3.4 million ballots cast, a margin of just under 10,500 votes. He's the second Democrat in 70 years to win the state. Read more ...

Beware of COVID-19 scams as vaccine approaches FDA approval

Beware of COVID-19 scams as vaccine approaches FDA approval

The coronavirus vaccine inching toward approval in the U.S. is desperately anticipated by Americans longing for a path back to normal life. But criminals are waiting, too. Read more ...

Congress returns with virus aid, federal funding unresolved

Congress returns with virus aid, federal funding unresolved

After months of shadowboxing amid a tense and volatile campaign, Capitol Hill's main players are returning for one final, perhaps futile, attempt at deal-making on a... Read more ...

Arizona certifies Biden's victory in the state

Arizona certifies Biden's victory in the state

Arizona's Secretary of State has certified the 2020 election results there, making President-elect Joe Biden's narrow victory official. Arizona is the latest state to reject... Read more ...